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BLOG: Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2017

Friday, 6:50 p.m.

 

 

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Friday, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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Friday, 10:30 a.m.

Shuttle service available all weekend

Shuttle service begins at 3 p.m. today in several locations for Bristol Rhythm & Roots and will continue throughout the weekend. A weekend shuttle pass is available for $15. Children under 12 ride free. Those transports are available at:

  • Thunder Mountain Campground, 2623 Volunteer Pkwy.
  • Days Inn, Exit 7, 1014 Old Airport Road
  • Holiday Inn, Exit 7, Linden Dr.
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Exit 7, 121 Village Circle
  • Courtyard Marriot, Exit 7, Linden Dr.
  • Hampton Inn, Exit 74A or Exit 74B, W. State St.
  • Fairfield Inn, Exit 74A or Exit 74B, W. State St.
  • Bristol Mall, Exit 1

Saturday shuttle runs are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Only service animals are allowed at BRRR

Service animals are welcome at the festival and are covered under regulations with the Americans with Disabilities Act, organizers reported.

ADA parking is available at Regions Bank at the corner of Volunteer Pkwy. and Shelby St. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted. Emotional support animals are not ADA service animals, the report said.

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Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

Street Closures for the festival

Crews on both side of the state line are getting the streets ready for this weekend's Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion by getting barriers in place and hanging up signage.

You can find a complete list of street closures by clicking here.

The who, what, where and when to step to The Rhythm

  • Tickets and weekend passes can be purchased by clicking here. A variety of three-day wristbands for the festival are already sold out. One-day tickets are still available.
  • Schedule, stage locations and other data related to Bristol Rhythm and Roots are available in an app you can download on either your iPhone or Android device. Get it by clicking here.
  • A comprehensive guide to the 2017 performance schedule, lodging options and other shortcuts to get you in and around the event are available by going here.

Weather outlook for R&R 2017 looks dry

  • Storm Track 5's Chris Michaels has compiled the data for the weekend forecast. It looks like a "chamber of commerce" weekend for the festival. Read his exclusive blog here.

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