Dirty Guv’nah’s, Scott Miller, Preservation Pub and Homegrown

James Tremble, Chris Doody and Scott Miller, Preservation Pub, Knoxville I’ve got enough material to go back to seven days a week, but barely enough time between events to blog about it. I’m going to delay the more recent events of the weekend and the meetings I attended last night. I’ve spent the last couple […]

Dirty Guv’nahs Stirring Things Up Again: Five Years on the Road

Dirty Guv’nahs Two Night Run at the Bijou, Knoxville, April 2011 The Dirty Guv’nahs have been together five years. I’m not sure how long I’ve been a fan, but I’ve seen them approaching a dozen times and, though I don’t go back to the Preservation Pub days, I do go back to the Barley’s days. […]

Rhythm and Blooms on the Cheap

Robinella and the CC String Band, Knoxville, 2011 Rhythm and Blooms is a part of the Dogwood Arts Festival and given that it involves music and downtown, any reader of this blog would reasonably expect that I would be all over it – but it got complicated. Robinella fronting the CC String Band, Knoxville, 2011 […]

Local Christmas Music for Your Stocking

As always, Knoxville enjoys an embarrassment of riches in the musical arena. This Christmas season has given us at least three new disks featuring local artists. You can’t go wrong with any of the three, so head out to disk exchange and pick them up! The first is by Christabel and the Jons. After much […]