Blankfest, Biscuit Fest, Book Fest, Bob Fest: They Just Keep Coming

Residents of downtown Knoxville might be forgiven if they suffer from a little festival fatigue this time of year. We’ve had Earthfest, Outdoorfest, the Dogwood Arts Festival, the Rhythm and Blooms Festival and the Rossini Festival. That’s a festival each for environmentalism, outdoor recreation, the arts, the specific art of music and the specific music […]

Scruffy City Ramble Returns Tonight

After an off month, Scruffy City Ramble returns to the Square Room tonight at 7:00. A strange scheduling conflict prevented the show from its March performance, but it returns with an excellent line-up featuring Southern Culture on the Skids. Joining them will be Gangstagrass, Andrew Duhon, Chuck Mead and His GrassyKnoll Boys along with Matt […]

January Scruffy City Ramble (with pictures from last month)

Here’s my monthly post on this great series. The lineup tonight is crazy good. Sadly, unless I get an assist from mother nature, I will be dutifully working away and will miss this one. I love them all, but this one seems better than most for my taste, so it stings to not be there. […]