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Bristol Rhythm 2013 Line-Up Announced

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Bluegrass MastersBristol, TN/VA -- The Birthplace of Country Music® is truly "writing the next verse" with a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion line-up of some of the best songwriters and artists performing today...and at least one headlining mystery act yet to be announced.

The 13th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion happens September 20-22, 2013 on State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA. Still the best bargain on the festival circuit, Weekend Passes are avaible online at for $45 through May 31st.

Birthplace of Country Music® announced the line-up for Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2013 at a press conference held March 28, 2013, at their office located at 416 State Street, Suite A, in Bristol, TN. The announcement, previously scheduled to take place in Cumberland Square Park, was changed due to the weather.

Singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah provided live music before and after the press conference. The 2013 festival poster artist and artwork was also introduced.

In September 2012 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion's drew a crowd of more than 50,000+ people over the course of the three-day music festival, making it the event's most successful show to date. Celebrating it's lucky 13th year in 2013, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is always the third weekend of September (20-22, 2013).

Take a very deep breath because, the 2013 Artist Line-Up includes Lucinda Williams, Mystery Artist TBA, Keller Williams, Masters of Bluegrass, Deer Tick, Blitzen Trapper, Colin Hay, Iris Dement, Hayes Carll, JD McPherson, James McMurtry, Paul Thorn, Scythian, The Apache Relay, The David Mayfield Parade, The Travelin' McCourys, The Black Lillies, Shovels & Rope, Russell Moore & IIIrd Time Out, Hey Rosetta!, Della Mae, Claire Lynch Band, Chatham County Line, Spirit Family Reunion, Levon Helm Tribute Show, Marty Rabon, Balsam Range, Elephant Revival, Enter the Haggis, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Chris Smither, The Quebe Sisters, Red Molly, Folk Soul Revival, Bronze Radio Return, Whitey Morgan & The 78's, Uncle Lucius, American Aquarium, Rayland Baxter, If Birds Could Fly, Two Man Gentlemen Band, Ed Snodderly, Dale Jett, Annabelle's Curse, Wise Old River, Sol Driven Train, Breaking Grass, Carolina Road, Dave Eggar & Deoro w/Hammerstep, Field Report, Detour, Cutthroat Shamrock, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Revelers, The Whiskey Gentry, Amythyst Kiah, Annie Robinette, Beth Snapp, Kim Lyons, Burning Bridget Cleary, Donna Ulisse, Frank Fairfield, Delta Reign, Bawn in the Mash, Erick Baker, The Brothers Comatose, Caitlin Rose, The Cactus Blossoms, Chicago Farmer, The New Familiars, Hey Marseilles, James Justin & Co., Old Man Luedecke, River Whyless, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Cumberland River, The Defibulators, Nightflyer, The Virginia Luthiers, Cumberland Gap Connection, Blair Crimmins & the Hookers, Dirty Bourbon River Show, this mountain, Woody Pines, Duty Free, The Harlow Experience, Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, Lizzy Ross Band, L Shape Lot, Old Line Skiffle Combo, Paul Burch, The Tillers, The Successful Failures, The Hermit Kings, Leah Gardner, The Corduroy Road, Barlow Gin & the Hatchetmen, Amber Rubarth Trio featuring Dave Eggar, Breaking Tradition, Bryan Elijah Smith & the Wild Hearts, Jon Stickley Trio, A Great Disaster, The Black Iron Gathering, ETSU Old Time Pride Band, ETSU Bluegrass Band, The Sheets Family, The Black Twig Pickers, Republik Steel, Dori Freeman, The Honey Badgers, The High Jump Heart, These Undowners, Scotty Melton, Earth by Train, Jack and the Bear, Ron Short & the Possum Playboys, JP Parsons, Mis'ry Creek, Still House, Al Scorch, Lore, Mountain Park Old Time Band, Nikki Talley, Roger Rasnake, Scratch River Telegraph Company, Craig Street Ramblers, Empty Bottle String Band, Jess Nunley, Rickshaw Roadshow, The Rose Sisters, Wayne Graham, The Whiskey Incident, Alli Epperson, Amazed by Grace, Dave Haney & Lisa Baldwin, Hart Creek, Honaker FFA Bluegrass Band, Rex Montgomery, Mischief in the Meadow

*All artistis are subject to change without notice.

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