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Festival Location

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion takes place in Downtown Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia.  

Address: 416 State Street, Bristol, TN 37620


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

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 – to Tri-Cities Airport (TRI)

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



We wish to thank the official host hotels of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion for their fine hospitality:

Hampton Inn

3299 W State St
Bristol, TN 37620

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites

3005 Lindon Drive
Bristol, VA 24202

Courtyard Marriott

3169 Linden Drive
Bristol, VA 24201

Fairfield Inn

3285 W State St
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 574-4500

Hilton Garden Inn

325 Village Cir
Bristol, VA 24201

Motel 6

21561 Clear Creek Road
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 466-6060

Quality Inn & Suites

260 Bristol East Road
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 669-8164

The Bristol Hotel

510 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 696-3535

The Sessions Hotel

833 State St
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 285-5040

Econo Lodge

912 Commonwealth Ave
Bristol, VA 24201
(855) 516-1090

Bristol Arcadian Inn

2368 Lee Hwy.
Bristol, VA 24202
(276) 466-3881

Quality Inn & Suites

3281 West State Street
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 797-4822

Thunder Mountain Campground

2623 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620


For more lodging information on Bristol, please visit Discover Bristol’s website.

Parking & Shuttles

Free Parking

Free street parking is limited around State Street and the festival grounds. Look for our Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion parking signs and check 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.

ADA Parking

ADA parking is available at Regions Bank (corner of Volunteer Parkway and Shelby Street). Once your state issued identification is verified, you will then be instructed where to park. ADA parking is limited and filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Disabled Veterans of America (DVA) operate the ADA parking area. Donations to DVA for parking there are appreciated.

Paid Parking

Paid parking and private lots are available throughout the city.


Shuttle service is available at several area hotels

Pay once, and use your shuttle pass all weekend long! Cash only. Children 12 and under are FREE. Shuttles from the VA side of town will drop off on Cumberland Street in front of the Bristol VA Courthouse. Shuttles from the TN side of town will drop off at The Downtown center located behind the Country Mural Stage.

Buy Tickets


Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in 2021, the Festival is produced by the Birthplace of Country Music. Get your tickets now!