Pilgrimage Festival Announces 4th Annual #PlayAtPilgrimage Locals Contest

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival has announced 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 the 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."

The full 2018 lineup includes:

Jack White * Chris Stapleton * Lionel Richie * Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
* Hozier * Brandi Carlile * Counting Crows
Amos Lee * Bleachers * Lord Huron * Dawes
Maggie Rogers * Elle King * Mat Kearney
Valerie June * The Struts * Jade Bird * Kevin Griffin * Keb' Mo'
The White Buffalo * Pete Yorn * The Record Company
Caitlyn Smith * John Moreland * The Infamous Stringdusters *
Tall Heights * Tyminski * Aaron Lee Tasjan * Jillian Jacqueline
Low Cut Connie * Donovan Woods * Courtney Marie Andrews
Rebirth Brass Band * Wild Rivers * Joshua Hedley * Caroline Rose
Robert Finley * Devon Gilfillian *Whitney Rose * Lilly Hiatt
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers * AHI * Liz Longley * Hannah Dasher
Josh Martin * Bishop Gunn * Ralph's World + Friends * Siama's Congo Roots * 123 Andrés
Mister G * Cajun Mike * Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers + more