Photos & Video: Kevin Griffin Performs at High Hopes

High Hopes Kevin Griffin

High Hopes Development Center students celebrated Week of the Young Child on Monday with a performance by local musician Kevin Griffin.

Griffin played songs for the kids and staff at High Hopes and enlisted the help of the High Hopes music teacher. Griffin, a resident of Franklin, is a vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Better Than Ezra and also has a solo career. He is a co-founder of Franklin’s Pilgrimage Music Festival, which recently formed a charitable partnership with High Hopes.

If you still need tickets to the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, they have allocated a limited number of two-day tickets for sale at its Level One pricing of $185 at the Franklin Theatre box office. These tickets can only be purchased by walk-up at the theatre. 

Make your purchase at the Franklin Theatre box office on Sunday and Mondays from noon to 5 p.m. and Tuesdays through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit for more information additional programming. 

The fifth annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival will be held Sept. 21-22 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm. In March, organizers announced a heavy-hitting line up with headliners including Foo Fighters, The Killers, Keith Urban, Leon Bridges, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Head and the Heart, +LIVE+, Jenny Lewis, Lauren Daigle and more. For more information on the festival, visit  

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