Give a Piece of Knoxville Music History For Christmas: Arthur Q. Smith Honored

I’m sure more than a few of you are looking for that perfect, last minute Christmas gift. I’m also sure many of you love Knoxville as much as I do and like to support local writers and musicians, as well as honoring the history of our beloved city. Well, there’s a way you can do […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2015: Day One

What an amazing weekend of great music. I can’t imagine the odds against a city our size having just one of the two excellent music festivals we’ve enjoyed in the last couple of weeks, let alone two of this caliber. The electricity in the city when this many creative people merge into one spot and […]

Postcards from a Knoxville Summer (2013)

As the end of August nears, I always feel like Summer is finally ending. I know the children have already been in school for weeks and I know that Summer doesn’t officially end until September 22, but the changing of the month always means cooler weather will be here soon and college football is ready […]

Knoxville’s Bob Dylan Birthday Bash 2013

An amazing evening of music filled Market Square last Friday night. It was First Friday and after some debate, I decided to plant myself on Market Square and listen to music rather than catch some of the wonderful events scattered about the city. I’m sorry I missed some of those things, but the Dylan Birthday […]

Let’s Start with the Biscuits: Biscuit Bash and International Biscuit Festival

The biscuit portion of my weekend started a bit earlier than I’d expected. I attended a reception for authors from the Children’s Festival of Reading Friday night (more on that tomorrow) and planned to make an early night of it. At the reception I ran into a friend who offered a free ticket to the […]