Final Sundown: Black Cadillacs and Warren Haynes

Black Cadillacs, Sundown in the City, Market Square, Knoxville I had mixed feelings about the last Sundown in the City. I’m always sad to see it end, knowing I’ll miss it and wondering if this will be the last of a great series. I also had a dinner planned at Tomato Head with friends and all […]

Jonny Lang and Megan McCormick Blister Sundown

Megan McCormick and band at Sundown in the City, Knoxville This week’s edition of Sundown in the City was quite different from either of the last two. While Better Than Ezra seemed to attract a young, drunken melee and Umphrey’s Magee attracted a young, colorful crowd, Jonny Lang’s crowd was much less picturesque, maybe a […]

Openings and Happenings – You Better Pay Attention

Fashions now available at Reruns in the Daylight Building This is an exciting time downtown. Today featured not one, but two business openings: Reruns completed their move to the Daylight Building and Union Avenue Books, after many fits and starts, officially opened its doors at 10:00 AM, marking the complete occupancy of the Daylight Building retail […]

Sundown People

What kind of civilization would these people produce? I’ve always enjoyed watching the people at the concerts I attend. I sometimes speculate about what kind of world would evolve it everyone disappeared except the people at that concert. Would the world be a better place or a worse place? Does it matter if the concert […]

Let’s Talk Sundown and Better Than Ezra

Sundown in the City Crowd: Better Than Ezra, Knoxville, May 2011 Just imagine in a two hour period of time having your head repeatedly come within inches of being bashed by a hormone and other chemically impaired teenage boy whose idea of  a fun time consists of throwing his head and body as far back […]