Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival producers announced today that the event is set to return on Sept. 25-26, 2021 following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made as part of a retrospective video shown on the festival’s Facebook page and is now available to view at www.PilgrimageFestival.com.
Also, in support of local musicians, the festival announced it has launched a special vintage merchandise sale on the website for a limited time with net proceeds to benefit MusiCares®.
“We are looking forward to gathering back with our Pilgrimage family at The Park at Harlinsdale in 2021. It will be here before we know it and once again the air will be filled with great music and our fans will be enjoying the local food, artisans and flavor that is unique to Franklin,” said the festival producers.
Pilgrimage has evolved into a boutique festival institution receiving national acclaim in five short years. It was nominated in 2019 by Pollstar as one of the nation’s best small festivals and has provided a music center point to Franklin and Middle Tennessee.
Music lovers of every age and interest have made the annual pilgrimage to the festival to enjoy the carefully curated line-up of artists, local cuisine, craft beverages, the beauty of The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, and of course, the virtues of Franklin, Tenn. which was recently named as one of 10 All-America Cities.
The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival was founded in 2015. Past headliners have included Wilco, Willie Nelson, Eddie Vedder, Justin Timberlake, Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Mavis Staples, Beck, Chris Stapleton, The Killers, Avett Brothers, Hall & Oates, Steven Tyler, and many more. The festival is also known for its arts and cultural exhibits and for the year-round community works and support provided by the Pilgrimage Foundation. For more information, visit www.pilgrimagefestival.com.
A friend and ally of the music community, MusiCares was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people. A four-star charity and safety net in times of need, MusiCares offers confidential preventive, recovery, and emergency programs to address financial, medical, and personal health issues. Through the generosity of donors and volunteer professionals, their dedicated team works across the country to ensure the music community has the resources and support it needs. For more information please visit www.MusiCares.org.