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 […]

First Friday, Part One: Seventh Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash

This was a bit of a different First Friday for me. I missed the art galleries and ate at home, both of which are rare in my usual M.O. The primary reason was the Dylan Bash though, as I’ll discuss in a separate post, there were other things happening, as well. The Dylan Bash started […]

K-Town Sound Show – Songwriter’s showcase

Jay, Robinella, Van, Sarah and Griffin, Latitude 35, Knoxville, December 2010 In the middle of the Christmas hubbub a small concert was held downstairs at Latitude 35. Hopefully it will be the beginning of a new series. It’s a songwriter’s showcase, called the K-Town Sound Show. Some of you will remember this space as the […]

Free Music, A Little More Pricey Music and Great Food

Friday, July 30 (I know I’m going back a couple of weeks, but so much has been happening!), offered yet another great day for music downtown. Mary Gauthier was in town for a joint show with Robinella at the Square Room. Tickets, with all the little charges, were around $40 or $50 per person, but […]

Saturday Night in the City

One of my favorite things in the world is music. One of the reasons I love living downtown is the availability of music. I don’t know if Knoxville is unique in the quantity of the quality of our music, but I think we might be, for our size. There is a tremendous musical heritage which […]