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Pilgrimage Festival promises two days of musical glee
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Jack White, shown during an appearance at Cumberland Caverns in 2017, is scheduled to take the stage at Pilgrimage Festival this Saturday at 7 p.m.

Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lionel Richie and Dave Matthews are the headliners for this weekend’s fourth annual Pilgrimage Festival in Franklin.

The two-day festival set on a 230-acre park in Franklin is sure to strum up excitement with six stages and over 60 musicians on track to perform.

Tickets remain on sale, including a two-day pass for $210 and single-day passes for $125. The festival is this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day.

Jack White, Counting Crows, Hozier, Lionel Richie and Elle King are the big names scheduled Saturday.

Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds are the headliners Sunday.

The festival has grown in its four years to double down on music programming, now with six stages. It has expanded its cultural focus by showcasing hundreds of local artisans, restaurants, and food trucks that organizers say give context and authenticity to the Pilgrimage experience.

Pilgrimage has always presented itself as family friendly, which means kids are welcome. There is a Lil’ Pilgrims Area to provide a unique kids experience and numerous activities.

Parking is available in downtown Franklin and around the area. Visit to buy tickets and find out which lot is most convenient for your parking needs.