2023 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival’s Headliners!


Natalya Larez, Cougar Tales Editor

This week will be big for Middle Tennessee, with everyone attending Franklin’s Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival! The lineup for this amazing event has been released, and fans are ecstatic to see what is planned for the festival’s 9th anniversary.

Called one of the finest boutique festivals in the country, it is held at Harlinsdale Farm, an older 19th-century horse farm, on September 23 and 24, 2023.

The lineup was originally revealed by the Nashville Sign at the West End in Broadway and Downtown Nashville on March 8th, stating that the Lumineers and Zach Bryan are set to headline the festival. Tickets for the Pilgrimage Festival will be on sale starting Thursday at 10 am.

“It’s not every year that we get to capture lightning in a bottle with an artist ascending as fast as Zach Bryan. And that to an incredible lineup with artists like The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and the Head And The Heart and you’re going to have an amazing festival,” Griffen shared in a statement.

Saturday’s Lineup:

The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, The Head and The Heart, Better Than Ezra, James Bay, Hailey Whitters, Boy Names Banjo, Peter One, Butch Walker, The Watson Twins, Bones Owens, Tash Neal & MJT, People On The Porch, and Michael Rix.

Sunday’s Lineup:

Zach Bryan, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Ashley McBryde, Margo Price, Luke Grimes, Ian Munsick, The War and Treaty, Patrick Droney, Charlie Worsham, Madeline Edwards, Tigirlily Gold, Tommy Prine, Owensboro Bluegrass Band, Troubadour Blue, and Down Home Church.