Here’s Your Chance To Play At Pilgrimage!

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is proud to announce the 4th Annual #PlayAtPilgrimage Contest open to Franklin, TN and Nashville musicians for the chance to be on the same bill as Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lionel Richie, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Brandi Carlile, Hozier and more! The grand prize winner will perform at the 2018 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival and receive a $5,000 cash prize by Jesse W Couch Foundation and the Pilgrimage Foundation to continue to foster the winner’s career.

Pilgrimage will also select 25 runner ups who will win the opportunity to perform at Pilgrimage’s Music on Main & Beyond event on Friday, September 21 to kick off the festival weekend! The Music on Main & Beyond is in partnership with Downtown Franklin Association and Visit Franklin. PRESS HERE to enter contest.

“The #PlayAtPilgrimage contest has been a great way to tap into local talent in both Franklin and Nashville,” says co-producer and partner Kevin Griffin. “This year will be even better as we are choosing 25 runner ups for the first time to be part of a kick off event the Friday night before Pilgrimage. Not only will festival goers get to experience downtown Franklin, but they will be able to experience countless local talent.”

“Pilgrimage truly is a community driven festival and we are thrilled to be a part of the #PlayAtPilgrimage contest that will expand its impact to downtown Franklin for Music on Main & Beyond,” says Marianne DeMeyers, President of the Downtown Franklin Association.

“Music on Main & Beyond will give festival goers and visitors even more ways to enjoy the incredible music from local talent as they explore the many charms of Franklin, Tennessee’s iconic Main Street,” says President & CEO of Visit Franklin, Ellie Westman Chin.

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