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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Receives Two Pinnacle Awards

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2012 PosterBristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion was awarded two Pinnacles (and shared a third) by the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association during the annual ceremony held at Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center Wednesday, May 9th, 2012. The festival as a whole received the Pinnacle for Special Events in the Cultural Arts Classification. A second trophy was achieved for Multi-Media Advertising & Promotions, Cultural Arts Classification, for their "Stateline" Viral Video released on Bristol Rhythm's YouTube Channel last year (see below).

Southeast Festival and Events Association Comes to Kingsport, TN

Bristol Rhythm & Roots ReunionThe Southeast Festival and Events Association (SFEA) brings its annual conference to Kingsport's Meadowview Conference Resort & Convention Center, Feb. 20-22. "We are very much looking forward to hosting this year's SFEA Conference in Kingsport, Tennessee as we feel the area offers many unique experiences for the Conference attendees via Kingsport's downtown district, the Planetarium, and nearby Bristol Motor Speedway," said Amy Doherty, Chairman of SFEA, when asked why the Tri-Cities area was selected.

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2012 Annual Poster Art Competition

Bristol Rhythm & Roots ReunionEach year the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion annual poster artwork becomes an item for collectors and festival enthusiasts alike. In fact, the posters are in such high demand that many of them are completely out of print. Renowned artists such as P. Buckley Moss, Charles Vess and April Street have all contributed their talents for the annual poster. You could add your name to this distinguished list by entering your artwork in our BRRR 2012 Annual Poster Art Competition.

BRRR to Dedicate Sunday Festival to Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2011Bristol, TN/VA -- In accordance with the April Bear Family Records release of the Bristol Sessions box set, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion will dedicate Sunday's festival finale to the music of Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family. The Black Lillies' Cruz Contreras leads a band of luminary roots musicians as they pay tribute to the Bristol Sessions, which launched the careers of The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.

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