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BRISTOL, Tenn., June 1, 2017 – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion (BRRR) has become one
of the biggest music festivals in the country. It is an infectious, three-day music
experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. The 17th annual event, which takes place every third weekend in September, will be the site
of a social networking event for the King University community. BRRR will take place
Sept. 15-17, 2017.
On Saturday, Sept. 16 from 2-7 p.m., King University President Alexander Whitaker,
and his wife, Maria, invite the King community to join them in 620’s Foundation Event
Ballroom. The evenings’ event will include fabulous food, musical talent of King students,
and chances to win door prizes. This is an opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff,
and students to gather in a fun environment while enjoying great music and fellowship.
620 State is located at 620 State Street in Downtown Bristol.
Those attending the King University event on Sept. 16 must also have an entry pass
to the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival. King University is pleased to offer weekend passes at a discounted rate of $72.00 per ticket (for King alumni only). Alumni can purchase tickets by contacting Dawn McMurray in the Development/Alumni
Office at 423.652.4864 or 800.621.5464.
“Every year, we look forward to Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion,” said Dana McMurray,
director of alumni relations for King University. “Not only is this a time to celebrate
Bristol’s rich heritage of music and songwriting but it also brings King alumni, faculty,
and staff ‘home’ for our own reunion. We are once again having a King event in the
620 State Foundation Ballroom on Saturday, Sept. 16. This will be an opportunity to
kick back, fellowship, and take in the musical culture and talent from our own students
from King. We are looking forward to spending the day with you.”
Tickets will be available to purchase by credit card, cash, or check. Tickets cannot be reserved.
Tickets must be picked up in the Office of Development located in Sells Hall on King’s
main campus in Bristol, Tenn., during normal business hours before Friday, Sept. 15.
Please make arrangements with the office if someone other than yourself will be picking
up your tickets. Tickets cannot be mailed.
Festival information, including line-up, can be found by visiting www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/festival/. Please RSVP if you plan to attend the Sept. 16 event at 620 State. For questions
or additional information, contact Dawn McMurray at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-652-4864.
King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in
1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional
degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health
sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business
administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning
opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA
Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information
about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of
any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University
is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV
certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community
College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.