What you need to know about music festivals and series in Knoxville – All in one blog post!

Slow Blind Hill, Jr, Jaimie Cameron and Henry Perry, Preservation Pub, Knoxville There are so many series and festivals running around town that you may have a hard time keeping them all straight. That’s where I can help. We have a new series, a returning series, an ongoing series an old festival and a new […]

Waynestock 2012: For the Love of Phil, Night Two

The Lonetones, Relix Theater, Knoxville, February 2012 The second night picked up the energy from the first night and cranked it up a notch. I got there a bit late and only caught a portion of Sarah Schwabe’s set and my camera still had issues, so I got no pictures of her performance, which I […]

James Agee Park

James Agee Park, Fort Sanders, Knoxville I was asked recently about the funding for James Agee Park. The gentleman who asked was interested in helping with the park in some way. I believe he mistook me for the person who was appointed to an interim position on city council. I didn’t point out his mistake, […]

Keeping the Bees Employed: Poetry by R.B. Morris

I recently read Keeping the Bees Employed, a book of poetry, by R. B. Morris. By turns beautiful and painful, it is a book that I highly recommend. Most of you know that R.B. is a local musician, playwright, poet and provocateur. I’ve spoken of his music often in this space and I’ve mentioned his poetry. I’d […]

Waynestock: For the Love of Drew, Night Three

The final night of the three night festival offered an exciting musical line-up and promised to be an emotional night with Psychotic Behavior, Drew Bledsoe’s band slated to be the final act on the schedule. The crowd grew as the night progressed and must have topped three hundred before it was over. The thing I […]