PILGRIMAGE MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

The countdown is officially on until Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival returns for its seventh year at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm on September 25 & 26 in Franklin, TN. Serving as “the perfect location for Pilgrimage’s all-encompassing festival with the spirit of the South,” hails UPROXX, the two-day celebration of art, culture, and diverse music, welcomes 50+ acts and today (9/8) reveals the performance schedule. 



The anticipated 2021 lineup boasts can’t-miss performances by headliners Dave Matthews BandThe Black KeysMaren Morris, and Cage The Elephant, alongside KhruangbinBlack PumasAmos LeeTanya TuckerHoundmouthJamestown Revival,Tank and the BangasValerie June, JD McPhersonBetter Than EzraLow Cut ConnieRobert Finley, Katie Pruitt, Morgan Wade, Larry Fleet, Harlem Gospel Travelers, Hailey Whitters, Dylan LeBlanc, Jimbo Mathus, Thee Sacred Souls, Anna Vaus, Blessing Offor, Natalie Madigan, Wax Owls, Myron Elkins, Emily West & The Whiskey Wolves of the West, JT Hodges, The Deltaz, and many more.
THE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2021 PILGRIMAGE MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL*Please note that schedules for each stage is subject to change.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Midnight Sun Stage
1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. – Katie Pruitt
2:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Houndmouth
4:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. – Valerie June
6:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Better Than Ezra 
8:25 p.m. – 9:55 p.m. – The Black Keys

Gold Record Road Stage

12:20 p.m. -1:20 p.m. – Robert Finley
1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. – Low Cut Connie
3:25 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. – Tanya Tucker
5:10 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. – Amos Lee
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Maren Morris

Simple Truth X Shady Grove Stage

11:40 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – JT Hodges
12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Emily West & the Whiskey Wolves of the West
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Myron Elkins
3:15 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. – Natalie Madigan
4:30 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. – Jimbo Mathus
6:05 p.m. – 7:05 p.m. – Dylan LeBlanc

Lil’ Pilgrims Family Stage
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Lil’ Pilgrims Hootenanny
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Tom Mason
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – The Farmer and Adele
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – School of Rock
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Cousin Cajun Mike
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Little Texas Square Dancers
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Ralph’s World
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Lucas Carpenter

Mare Barn Theatre

11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. – DRUMSinSYNC
12:00 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Yoga
12:30 p.m. -12:55 p.m. – Michael Dardant
1:00 p.m. -1:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Martial Arts
1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. – Toybox Theatre
2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Yoga
2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. – Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Songwriting Workshop
3:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. – Lucas Carpenter
3:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. – The Farmer and Adele
4:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. – DRUMSinSYNC
5:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Martial Arts

Americana Music Triangle Experience

11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. – Pilgrimage Producer’s Presser
11:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.- Sound Diplomacy Shain Shapiro Music Tourism
12:20 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. – Boo Ray
1:10 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Layla Tucker – Liepers Fork, TN
1:55 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. – Rocky Top Revue – Franklin, TN
2:35 p.m. -3:10 p.m. – Valerie June – Jackson, TN
3:25 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – The Local Honeys – Somerset, KY
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Robert Finley – Bernice, LA
5:05 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. – Jake Leg Stompers
6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Steve Byrne

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26


Midnight Sun Stage
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Harlem Gospel Travelers
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – JD McPherson
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. – Tank & The Bangas
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – Black Pumas
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Dave Matthews Band

Gold Record Road Stage 
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. – Larry Fleet
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Morgan Wade
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Jamestown Revival
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Khruangbin
5:15 p.m. – 6:25 p.m. – Cage The Elephant

Simple Truth X Shady Grove Stage
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – The Deltaz 
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Thee Sacred Souls
12:55 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. – WAX OWLS
2:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. – Anna Vaus
3:25 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. – Blessing Offor
4:55 p.m. – 5:55 p.m. – Hailey Whitters

Lil’ Pilgrims Family Stage
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Lil’ Pilgrims Hootenanny
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Lucas Carpenter
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Michael Dardant
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Nashville Shakespeare Festival (for kids!)
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Little Texas Square Dancers
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Ralph’s World
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Happy Not My Birthday Party
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – School of Rock

Mare Barn Theatre
10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – Harvest Kids Yoga
11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. – Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Songwriter Workshop
12:00 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Martial Arts
12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. – DRUMSinSYNC
1:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Martial Arts
1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. – ToyBox Theatre
2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. – Harvest Kids Yoga
2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. – Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Songwriter Workshop
3:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. – Lucas Carpenter
3:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. – Toybox Theatre
4:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. – Happy Not My Birthday Party
4:30 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. – Cousin Cajun Mike

Americana Music Triangle Experience
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Sunday Service
11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – 13th United States Colored Troops Company A
12:25 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. – Manuel Cuevas Nashville’s Music Clothier
1:05 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. – People On The Porch – Franklin, TN
2:00 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. – Rocky Top Revue – Franklin, TN
2:55 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Lilly Hiatt – Franklin, TN
3:55 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Butch Walker – Cartersville, GA
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – Hogslop String Band – Nashville, TN
6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Steve ByrneFestival-goers are welcome to download the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival app (for Apple and Android) beginning September 20 to create their own personalized schedule, with five stages – Midnight SunStage, Gold Record Road Stage, Simple Truth X Shady Grove Stage, Lil’ Pilgrims Family Stage, and Americana Music Triangle Experience – to check out. Two-day GA tickets and VIP passes are limited at PilgrimageFestival.com, with a portion of every ticket sale donated to help members of the music community in need through Pilgrimage’s direct partnership with the Recording Academy’s nonprofit MusiCares, in addition to Friends of Franklin Parks for capital projects at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The last date for guests to choose standard shipping upon purchase is tomorrow (9/9).

Daily shuttle passes are available now with a pick-up at 11 a.m. CT daily at one of five routes. Click here to purchase shuttle passes.

THE SHUTTLE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2021 PILGRIMAGE MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL

– Brentwood ($35): Four Points by Sheraton – 760 Old Hickory Blvd, Brentwood, TN 
– Franklin ($23): Baymont by Wyndham – 4206 Franklin Commons Ct, Franklin, TN
– Cool Springs ($23): Franklin Marriott Cool Springs – The bus will stop near the loading zone in front of Cool Springs Conference Center – 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, TN (11 a.m. CT) and then TownePlace Suites by Marriott Franklin Cool Springs – 7153 S Springs Dr, Franklin, TN (11:15 a.m. CT)
– Nashville ($35): Outside Soccer Field Parking Lot – Granny White Pike & Morrow Ave, Nashville, TN 
– North Nashville ($35): In front of the 312 Pizza Company – 371 Monroe St, Nashville, TN 

Creating a one-of-a-kind festival experience on the 200-acre property, Pilgrimage also hosts over 35 artisanal vendors in the Makers Village and more than 50 food and beverage partners between the Farm to Turntable Food Truck Park and Wicked Weed Brew Hall. 

Produced by Better Than Ezra frontman and Franklin resident Kevin Griffin, alongside W. Brandt Wood and Michael Whelan, Griffin is set to wrap his Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival-themed Power Hour on Lightning 100 at 1 p.m. CT next Wednesday (9/15). Fans can tune in for a free pair of tickets here

Visit PilgrimageFestival.com for all additional details regarding performance and shuttle schedules, ticketing and VIP upgrades, vehicle and bicycle parking, rideshare options, prohibited items, etc. The COVID-19 policy is as follows: All patrons must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (your vaccination card, a clear photocopy, or a picture on your phone – name and DOB must match that on your state-issued ID or driver’s license), or negative test results taken within 48 hours of the first day of the festival.  
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