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THANK YOU 2020 FESTIVAL HEROES

The annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival was cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The negative impact of that cancellation was significantly mitigated by hundreds of individuals and many businesses who stepped up with special one-time donations.

The names below commemorate those donors who will forever be recognized as 2020 Festival Heroes.

FESTIVAL HEROES

Scott & Georganna Adams
Rick Adesso
Ann F. Aichinger
Bambi B. Akard
Dallas Wayne
Christian & Carrie Alexander
Rugh Pendley Allison
Judy Davidson-Allman
Chris & Arlene Ambrose
Tony Anderson
Paul H. Anderson
Fred Armisen
Joe & Sandy Armstrong
Jimmy Arnold
Fred & Ronna Arrington
Mark Arthur
Jameson Tyler Barb & Candice West
Gregory Pohto
Ryan & Erika Barker
Nancy Barnum
James E. and Davetta Barrett
Bruce & Karen Bartek
Barbara Baskerville
Glynn Baugher
Claire Beazlie
Teresa Bevery
Susannah Bew
Dan & Nell Bieger
Russell & Michele Sherman
Ian Blackburn
Ron & Judi Blackwell
Patty Blackwell
John Boczar
Chick & Kris Bogart
Kelly Brass
Kristin Bresowar
Jack and Kathy Broeils
Russ & Joyce Brogden
Steve & Gretchen Brownley
Sue Bryngelson
Ellen Buchanan
Rick & Pam Buchanan
Pete Buhls
Michael & Barbara Bundy
Jim & Sharon Bunn
Melody J Burnam
Jim & Lynn Butcher
Robin & Larry Byerly
Jeff & Betty Byrd
Jarrad and Cassandra Morelock
Jerry Caldwell
Billy Caldwell
Jeffrey A. Camp
Edie & Jason Cannon
Chris Cannon
Bill & Patty Canter
Bob & Cora Carpenter
John & Jennifer Carr
Tim Carter
Robert B. Casey Jr.
Sandra Cauthen
Gary Cawker
James Chandler
Daniel Chapdelaine
Jesse B Christensen
Stephen & Casey Clark
Doug Click & Alesia Branson
Tyler K. Clinch
Jim Cloonan
Elizabeth Boitnott Coalson
Linda Coffey
Robert and Angela Coleman
Patton and Mimi Coles
Sarah L Colletti
Dr. Paul Wm. Conco
John & Mary Connor
Dennis Conover
Derek Cooze
Bill & Connie Corey
Ray McCoy & Cornelia Corey
James Watson Cornett
Paula Countiss
Lori Courtney
Bennett & Anne Cowan
Kevin Craner
Joel Cullum
Ashlee Cunningham
Tommy & Mary Curtin
Dwight Dailey
Jason and Jackie Davenport
Micah Davidson
Sherry Davidson
Ron Davidson
Brian & Julia Davis
Ralph & Terri Davis
Jim & Emma Davis
Beth & Matt Deeb
Jackie W. Dennison
Paul & Jaymie Derden
Mark & Penny Derrick
Sarah L. Dillow
Amelia Dinwiddie
Alisa Dishner
Rachel Dobbs Parsons
Alyssa Dodd
Dorobek
Autumn & Ben Dowdy
Bridget Downey
Kimberly Dulaney
Fred Dulin
Daryl Duwe
Shawn & Erin Eads
Randall Eads
Michelle Earl
Dawn Edell
Wayne & Diane Edwards
Blake Edwards
Mike & Holly Edwards
Chris & Debbie Eib
Jason N. Eib
Paul Eisenhauer
Catherine Elliott
Wallace & Stephanie Elliott
Kinney & BJ Ellis
Pat & Cindy Emerine
Cara Evans
Linda Evans
Ian Corbett Feathers
Margaret & Robin Feierabend
Tom & Donna Felty
Giaff & Alison Ferrante
John & Brenda Fincher
Stephen Fisher
Mike Fitzgerald
Charles Flannagan
Joe & Lucy Fleming
Susan Fleming
Terry Fletcher
Lori Fogleman
Kathleen Jameson Foster
Rebecca H. Foster
Gary Foulke
Jennifer Fugate
Matt and Lori Livingston
Mina Gann
Bruce & Sarah Gannaway
Charlie & Linda Garnett
Harold Gatewood
Alan & Wendy Gayle
Peggy & Karl Gdovka
Mary E. Geiger
Randy E. Gentry
Trevor Gildea & Emily E. Gildea
Jimmy Gilly
Terence Gilley
Alan Gilly
Caroline Glover

Amanda Godsey
Linda Good
Heather & Ridley Goodpasture
Sharon Grayum
Carole & Jon Greene
Tim Gresham
Michael & Paula Gresham
Mark Griffin
Meno Griffith
Lisa Gross
Baylor Hendrickson Hall
Ron & Marjorie Hall
Jim Hammond
Tony Harkins
Edward Harlow
Alan & Terri Harman
Kerry & Melissa Harrison
Robert Harrison
Bill & Harriet Hartley
John T Hastie
Mary Hatzikazakis
Peter & Jodi Headley
Phillip & Marsha Hearl
Eli Hechmer
Grady Hedrick Jr
William Heizer
Ann Settle Hendrickson
John & Lissa Henner
Tony Herring & Leah Singleton
Katharine Hickie
Linda K Hicks
Edd Hill
Gay Hillman
Benjamin A Hilton
Diane Hite
Larry & Deborah Hodge
Alice Ann Hoffstatter
Tina Hogue
Sonja Holcomb
Sherry Hopkins
Richard & Peggy Horner
Graham Howell
Breanne, Nate, Noah, & Amalia Hubbard
Dr Amy Huber
Lee Huntington
Glenn Jacobs
Trish Clarke James
Curtis & Abby Jantzi
Barb Jeffress
Ashley & Ben Jenkins
Caroline Jenney
Sherri Jessee
David & Deborah Jessee
Sherri Jessee
Bill & Terry Johnson
Mary Johnson
Bill & Brenda Johnstone
William Johnstone
Steve & Sue Jones
Judith Jones
Mary McDonald Jones
Greg & Susan Jordan
Brian & Jordan Kaatz
Edward Kaiser
Lloyd Kelley
Constance Kessen
Pam Kestner
CRS Kilgore
Larry & Terry Kirksey
Nancy P Kiser
Paul Klingenberg
Sarah A. Kopkin
Chandrea Maria Kowalski
Andrew & Linda Kristofek
Stones Lamar
John Lang
Charles Laporte
Sara & Klyne Lauderback
Sara & Klyne Lauderback
Matt & Hollie Lavinder
Steve Lee
Bob Lee
Kathy & George Lindsey-Stephenson
Keith & Bonnie Liskey
Ramona & Paul Lockhart Williams
Clyde & Susan Long
John & Sue Ellen Lowe
Scott Lowrance
Scott & Tera Lowry Burnette
Katie & Megan Luther
Parnell Quinn
Jon Luttrell
Glen K Yelton
Anonymous
Gail Mann
Michaelle Manning
Dan & Lynn Manweiler
Joshua Marcy
Harris & Dee Marley
Benjamin Marshall
Lisa Marton
Shelly Baldwin May
Susan McCall
Tara Mccall
Eugene McClintic
John McCulloch
Russ and Nancy McDaniel
Phil Mcfarlane
Monty & Debi McLaurin
Martha Elaine McPhail
Pam & Joe McReynolds, JSBHS
Tara Mealer
Amory & Ann Mellen
Dave Miller
Katie Minehan
Ruth Felicia Mitchell
Valerie Mitchell
Bill Moffet
Frank & Mary Molteni
Robin Moneyhun
David & Cathy Moniot
John & Claudia Moody
Diane Mooney
Marianne Mooney
Zach & Elie Moore
Linda Moore
Mark & Kelly Moran
Sloane Moretz
Alice Morgan
Anna Sevier Morgan
Sally & John Morgan
Olivia Morin Haney
Casey Morrell
Daniel Moseley
Bill and Becky Moser
JD Moses
Cathy & Ken Moss
Jenni Mullendore
Charles Mullens
Sam Murdock & Bev Faville
Ryan & Meghann Naegele
John E & Pamela Norris
Meredith C Novak
Greg & Ann Oakley
Joyce & Sid Oakley
Mark & Jill O’Dell
Charles Ogden
Helen Ogden
David & Anne Olsen
Jane Opliger
Gwen Orman
Mary Orr
Deneicee Orr
Wayne Osgood
Michael Ost
James Otis
Titus Oxley

John Padilla
Ralph Palmer
Clark & Cari Parker
Jerry & Patsy Parker
Tony and Lynne Peaks
Stephanie Pease
Lee & Leigh Ann Peek
Sharon Penny
Andrew Peoples
Tom & Kippy Perkins
Michael Pettry
Rich and Leigh Pettus
Hester Petty
Betsy Buckland & Rick Plasmati
William & Cynthia Platt
Donald Poole
Jeanne Powers
Brandon Powers
Helen & Glann Stratakes
Gerald & Deborah Prescott
Fawn Price
Robin Price
Tom Proctor
Mike Quillen
Stevan & Mary T. Rainero
Kendall Rainey
Kathe Rainwater
Mike Ramsey
Johnny Randall
Jimmy & Kathy Rasnic
Tiffany R Rawling
Gayle & Bruce Reed
Hillard Reeves
LeAnne Reilly
Beth D. Rhinehart
Don & Mary Rice
Linda & Mike Riley
Nicole Riley
David & Teresa Ring
Mark & Debbie Roberts
Linda Roberts
Dr. Courtney Rocovich
Thomas & Beth Rogers
Kris & Larry Rosolina
John H Ross
Leah B Ross
Marc Ross
Tom & Pam Rotenberry
Micah’s Mom
John Runde
Tyler Rutherford
Becky and Chris Saeger
Laurie Sallee
Walter & Jena Sallenger
Rob Sams
Cliff & Libby Samuel
Joneen & Dale
Joneen & Dale
H.D. & Mary Lynn Satterwhite
Byron L. Schiesz II
Tresa Schlecht
John & Lisa Seaborn
Broglio Family
Pat Breedlove-Shaffer
Todd & Lisa Shankle
Jim & Margie Shaver
Linda Sheridan
Sally Ann Shipley
In Memory of Edward Francis Shores
Beth & Bill Shumaker
Chet & Katy Sikorski
Roger Sikorski
Rob Simis and Teresa Cloyd
Del & Stacy Simmons
John & Julie Simpkins
Carter & Ellen Sinclair & Bobbi Gunn
Meredith Skelton
Mr. & Mrs. Matt Slagle
Evie Slone
Jeffrey Smith
Roscoe Smith
Barbara & Tom Smith
Amy & Dan Smith
Janet & Dexter Smith
Tony & Maranda
Rose Smith
Karen Sorah
Jerry & Rose Sorrell
Doug Soule
Kimberly Sproles
David Stallard
Barry & Gena Staubus
Roadwise Ramblers
Amy E. Stewart
Leigh Stewart
Mark & Jennifer Stewart
Craig & Jane Stout
Dentis Sturgill
Jennifer Sulzberger & Bob DuCharm
Suzanne & Phil Sword
Wil Tauscher & LLeAnn Fuller Tiller
Elizabeth P Tayloe
Pamela G. Taylor, Ph.D.
Julia & Alan Thomas
Robert Thomas
Marilyn & David Thomas
Diane Thomas
David Thompson & Connie Thomas
Craig Thompson
John Tickle
Louisa Tighe
James & Maureen Tilley
Courtney Tillison
Karen & Mike Todd
Brent and Katy Treash
Mark Troike
Patrick Turvey
Richard V. Tuttell
Patricia Van Zandt
John & Karen Vann
Regina Verde
Charles Vess & Karen Shaffer
Mary McLean Goodpasture Vincent
Spartacus O’niell
Lake & Laurie Wagner
John & Vicki Ward
Carolyn Ward
Bob Ward
Dr. Rebecca Watson
Madonna A. Watson
Shauna, Michael, & James Webb
Mark & Cheryl Wedel
J.B. Weilepp
Beech Wells & Susan Elliott
Eric Wheeler
Jaimee Whitcher
Natalie Whitlock
Susan Whitlow & Jean Lusardi
Heather Wicken
Stacy & Steve Wildman
Fred Wilkins
I. Jane Williams
Ramona & Paul
Arthur & Carolyn Williams
Susan Williams
Daniel & Catherine Willis
Brittany Clear & Trey Wilson
John Wood
Diane Wright
David “Chef Dave” Wright
Brian Yoklavich
Lori York
Laurie & Bebo Young
Germaine Young

FESTIVAL HERO BUSINESSES

Atmos Energy
Aurora Medical Massage
Ballad Health
Bank of Tennessee
Bitchin’ Sauce
Blackbird Bakery, LLC
Bristol Branded Leather
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol Tattoo
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services
Burke, Powers & Harty
BurWil Construction
Eastman
Eastman Credit Union
Electro-Mechanical Corporation
Elliott Lawson & Minor, P.C.
H.S. Williams Company, Inc.
Hardrock Hotel & Casino Bristol
Holston Medical Group
Holston Medical Group employees
Hunters Oaks Neighborhood of Alpharetta

HVAC, Inc.
Island Noodles
Kroger
Law Office of Sondra K. Alan
Lost State Distilling, LLC
Marsh Propane
Midwood Entertainment
MusicGives, Inc.
New Peoples Bank
PennStuart – Abingdon
Permatile Concrete Products
Renasant Bank
Seaman Corporation
Simply Silver
Stephanie A. Pease, PLLC, Attorney at Law
Strongwell
The Bank of Marion
Truist Bank
Virginia Electric Supply
William King Clothier