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King University Gathering Planned for Rhythm & Roots Reunion Sept 19

Bristol Rhythm & Roots ReunionBRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 31, 2015 – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion (BRRR) has become one of the biggest music festivals in the country. BRRR’s Executive Director Leah Ross will tell you that it’s an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. The 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. 18-20, 2015.

On Saturday, Sept. 19 from 4-7 p.m., King University alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to gather at the H.P. King Room in the Foundation Event Facility next door to 620 State Restaurant on State Street in downtown Bristol. The evenings’ event will include fabulous food, a live band, and chances to win door prizes. This is an opportunity for alumni to gather in a fun environment while enjoying great music and fellowship with your King University community.

“Bristol Rhythm is a reunion in every sense of the word,” Michael Webb, director of alumni services at King University. “Partaking in this event is a wonderful way for King to show its continued support of the great community in which we live and of one of the best festivals in the nation taking place right here in our backyard. We hope to see many of our alumni at the event along with faculty, staff, and current students!”

Those attending the King University event on Sept. 19 must also have an entry pass to the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival.

For additional information, contact Michael Webb at 423.652.6399 or


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