Cafe Four hosts Scruffy City Roots

Set for Scruffy City Roots, Square Room, Knoxville Hosts for Scruffy City Roots As I wrote in my guide to music festivals and series recently, it seems the former incarnation of Tennessee Shines has split into to entities. The first is Tennessee Shines at WDVX each Monday night, broadcast live on that station. The other is […]

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 […]

First Night Knoxville 2012, Part 2: A little Jazz and a little Jodie

Dixieland Jazz at the Square Room, First Night Knoxville 2012 From the beginning of First Night choices had to be made. I wanted to see most of the music and I was interested in how the music would work in some of the venues I’d never been in before. I’ve never been much on comedy, […]

Jazz in the City: A Movie Premier, Jazz Royalty and the Jazz Future

Emily Mathis and Band, Square Room, Knoxville, September 2011 A large crown of lucky people enjoyed a brilliant night of jazz and saw the premiere of the documentary movie “A Place for Me: Living Jazz in a Small Southern City” on Tuesday night. The Square Room hosted the event and the music began at 7:00 with Emily […]

Tonight’s the Night: Meet Your Future with CBID and Mayors

I’m going to hit the subject again because it is so important. Make sure you get to the Square Room by 5:00. That will begin the 45 minute meet and greet with the staff and board of the CBID, followed by the monthly board meeting at 5:45. This is a rare opportunity for those of us who […]