Bristol Rhythm and Roots 2012

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THE BASICS

Bristol Rhythm and Roots 2012 Festival Logo WHERE:Bristol, TN/VA
WHEN:September 14-16, 2012
TICKETS: $60 3-day pass
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Website

THE SCENE

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion isn’t just a music festival. It’s an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. Every third weekend in September, State Street in historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA is amped to the beat of Appalachia’s past, present, and future. It digs down deep into the roots of traditional Appalachian sound and lifts its branches to new heights–and it all happens in the heart of The Birthplace of Country Music. It is, and isn’t, your Daddy’s country music. It’s hardly strictly bluegrass. It’s not a rock show, but it totally does. And if you’ve never been, you’ll never know how much.

2012 LINEUP

  • A Great Disaster
  • Alli Epperson
  • Amazed by Grace
  • Amythyst Kiah
  • Angel Snow
  • Annabelle’s Curse
  • Anne & Pete Sibley
  • Anthony Keys & Chris Rose
  • Apache Relay, The
  • April Taylor
  • April Verch Band
  • Balsam Range
  • Bearfoot
  • Beth Snapp
  • Bill Mize with Beth Bramhall
  • Billy Joe Shaver
  • Bits & Pieces
  • Black Lillies, The
  • Blakley Leonard
  • Bluff City UMC – Praise Through Song
  • Box Set
  • Boxcars, The
  • Brad White’s Open Mic “All States” Comedy
  • Breaking Tradition
  • Brittany Haas & Lauren Rioux
  • Buxton
  • Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
  • Calico Moon
  • Carl Anderson
  • Carrie Rodriguez
  • Charlie Engle & Megan Clay
  • Chris Thomas King
  • City and Colour
  • Comedy & Country Variety Show: The Moron Bros. & Phil Campbell of Hee Haw, hosted by Tim White of Song of the Mountains
  • Corklickers, The
  • Crooked Road Sinners, The
  • Daisi Rain
  • Dale Ann Bradley
  • Dale Watson
  • Dave Eggar & Deoro
  • David Mayfield Parade, The
  • David Via & The Bristol Pistols
  • David Wax Museum
  • Deep Dark Woods, The
  • Della Mae
  • Delta Reign
  • Delta Spirit
  • Dex Romweber Duo
  • Dismembered Tennesseans, The
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Dr. Dog
  • Duty Free
  • Earth By Train
  • East High Bluegrass Band
  • Ed Snodderly
  • Elephant Revival
  • Empty Bottle String Band
  • Eric Brace & Peter Cooper
  • Erin McDermott
  • ETSU Bluegrass
  • ETSU Celtic Band
  • ETSU Old Time Pride Band
  • Father Edward Richard
  • Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band, The
  • Folk Soul Revival
  • Gail Wade
  • Gerald Sheppard
  • Gibson Brothers, The
  • Girls Guns & Glory
  • Good Rocking Sam
  • Grass Cats, The
  • Ha Ha Tonka
  • Hard Times
  • Harlow Experience, The
  • Harris Brothers, The
  • Hello Stranger featuring Dale Jett
  • Hey Boys, The
  • Hollow Ground
  • Holston Mountain Boys
  • Honey Badgers, The
  • Hot Club of Cowtown
  • Humming House
  • Hundred Acres
  • If Birds Could Fly
  • Impeach Dixon
  • Jack Beck & Wendy Welch
  • James Justin & Company
  • Jay Clark & Jimmy Davis
  • Jess Nunley
  • Jim Lauderdale
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra
  • Jonny Corndawg
  • Josh Oliver
  • Josh Phillips Folk Festival
  • JP Harris & The Tough Choices
  • JP Parsons
  • JP Stallard & Neal Huff
  • JV Squad
  • Kaitlyn Baker
  • Karen Poston & Poor Valley
  • Kazoobie Kazoo
  • Kenny Vaughan
  • Kim Lyons
  • King Super & The Excellents
  • Kristen Minor
  • Last Train Home
  • Leigh Beamer
  • Lore
  • Loves It!
  • Lydia Loveless
  • Lyons, Robinette, Snapp: Girls with Guitars
  • Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues
  • Matt Flinner Trio
  • Matt Osborne Band featuring Darrell Webb
  • Mckenna Andrews
  • Megan Jean & The KFB
  • Megan McCormick
  • Milk Carton Kids, The
  • MilkDrive
  • Mountain Mission School
  • Mountain Music School String Band
  • Mountain Park Old Time Band
  • My New Favorites
  • Nomadz, The
  • Nu-Blu
  • Onward, Soldiers
  • Pam Tillis
  • Paper Bird
  • Paul Lee Kupfer
  • Pert Near Sandstone
  • Possum Creek Playboys, The
  • Rambling Rose
  • Rebekah Jean
  • Red June
  • Red Molly
  • Relacksachian
  • Republik Steele
  • Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band
  • Rex Montgomery & Mike Jessee
  • River Whyless
  • Roan Mountain Moonshiners
  • Robert Earl Keen
  • Roger Rasnake
  • Ron Short & the Possum Playboys
  • Sam Bush Band
  • Sam Lewis Band ft. Kenny Vaughan
  • Sapling Grove
  • Scotty Melton
  • Shadow Drifters, The
  • Shovels & Rope
  • Sierra Hull & Highway 111
  • Sigean
  • Silas Lowe
  • Skeeter & The Skidmarks
  • Slaid Cleaves
  • Sol Driven Train
  • Spirit Family Reunion
  • SteelDrivers, The
  • Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Surprise Artists Jam
  • Susan Brown & Friends
  • Symphony Rags
  • Tara Mills with Strings Attached
  • These Undowners
  • this mountain
  • Tift Merritt
  • Time Sawyer
  • Todd Grebe & Cold Country
  • Uncle Lucius
  • Underhill Rose
  • Virginia Whirlwind
  • VW Boys, The
  • Walden Stubbs
  • Wayne Henderson & The Virginia Luthiers
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special featuring Brittany Haas & Lauren Rioux / David Wax Museum
  • WDVX Tennessee Shines featuring Bearfoot & Folk Soul Revival
  • Whiskey Gentry, The
  • Wild Rumpus, The
  • William Walter & Tucker Rogers
  • Wise Old River
  • Zach Deputy
  • Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers

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