Pilgrimage Festival Organizers Cancel Day Two Due To Unsafe Conditions


On Saturday, the Pilgrimage Music & Culture Festival in Franklin, Tennessee was cut short due to inclement weather. This morning fest organizers have announced that they have been forced to cancel the second day of Pilgrimage due to a further threat of bad weather moving through the area. Sunday lineup was set to include performances from Chris Stapleton, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds and Brandi Carlile and more.

According to a report in the Tennessean the grounds were evacuated on Saturday around 4:30 P.M. After “temporarily postponing” Saturday’s sets, which included headlining performances from Jack White, Lionel Richie and Hozier, it was announced that the rest of the day was canceled.

Read the official statement from fest organizer’s below:

Due to the unsafe conditions at Harlinsdale Farm and the threat of continued inclement weather, the city of Franklin and Deputy Chief Todd Horton of Emergency Management have declared that September 23rd’s event has been canceled. As always, your safety is our first and foremost priority. Thank you again for your patience and support. Please continue to monitor the Pilgrimage app and our social media channels for more info.