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May 18, 2019

The music festival that brought artists like Jason Isbell, Amos Lee, Young the Giant, The Decemberists, Mutemath, and so many more returns to Knoxville’s Historic Old City. Festival producers, Dogwood Arts and Attack Monkey Productions, are pleased to release the first wave of the 2019 festival lineup, which includes headliners Dawes and Tyler Childers as well as additional artists The Black Lillies, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, and My Brightest Diamond.

In celebration of the festival's tenth year, Rhythm N' Blooms is excited to welcome back some favorites from years past. Dawes headlined the festival in 2013, and the band has seen explosive growth since their previous Rhythm N' Blooms performance. The genre-bending My Brightest Diamond also appeared in 2013, dazzling festival attendees with a now-legendary post-midnight set that was so packed audience members watched from outside the open windows of Boyd's Jig & Reel. Knoxville-based Americana darlings The Black Lillies (and frontman Cruz Contreras) have been involved since the festival's inception, headlining the very first year at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and returning in some capacity almost every year since.

New to the festival this year is headliner Tyler Childers, whose Sturgill Simpson-produced album Purgatory has put him solidly on the map as his generation's preeminent Southern Gothic songwriter and storyteller. Also festival newcomers, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real have had a watershed year - Lukas (son of Willie) wrote or co-wrote the majority of the music for blockbuster film "A Star is Born" and he and the band appeared in the film and on the soundtrack, backing Bradley Cooper.

The Art Market will be unique addition to the festival, featuring artists who create jewelry, leather goods, paintings, natural body products, and more!

Located at Knoxville's Historic Old City

Saturday, May 18