Plan Your Visit | Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival

Plan Your Visit

Festival Hours

Gates open at the following times:

Friday, September 11, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.


By Car – From I-81 North/South – Travel 1-81 to Exit 3 toward Bristol going 1.7 miles on I-381, which then becomes Commonwealth Avenue. Travel 1.2 miles on Commonwealth Avenue to State Street.

By Car – From I-26 East/West – Take Exit 46 towards Bristol, 17.8 miles. Merge on I-381 via Exit 3 towards Bristol. Travel 1.7 miles on I-381, which then becomes Commonwealth Avenue. Travel 1.2 miles to State Street.

By Air – If you are traveling to the area by air, the Tri-Cities Regional Airport, TN/VA [LINK] is located at 2525 Highway 75 in Blountville, TN, approximately 20 minutes away from Bristol.


Free street parking is limited around State Street and the festival grounds. Look for our Bristol Rhythm & Roots parking signs and check out our festival map for parking locations. To help reduce our carbon footprint, we strongly advise carpooling or parking at one of our shuttle pick-up sites.

Take the Shuttle!

Pay once, and use your shuttle pass all weekend long! Cash only. Children 12 and under are FREE.

All shuttles will drop off at The Downtown Center located behind the Country Mural Stage at 810 State Street near Festival Entry Gate.

Click here to Purchase a Shuttle Pass

Comments, Questions and Suggestions

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museum Bristol rhythm & roots Reunion Radio

MUSEUM: 101 Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201
(423) 573-1927

BUSINESS OFFICE: 416 State Street, Suite A
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 573-1927