New Year’s Eve in the City: 2015 into 2016

I know there are other stories which have already broken around downtown for the new year – and I’ll get to those, but this being a marathon of stories and not always a sprint, I’m going to linger one more day over the holidays. I had a great time bringing in the New Year and […]

A Friday Night in Knoxville: Blues to Spoken Word, Hip Hop, Indie and Jazz

Wayne Bledsoe recently wrote of a night in Knoxville in which he heard an incredible range of music and declared this a golden era for our local music scene. His suggestion was to get out and enjoy it or regret it later. It’s very good advice. From Friday evening through Saturday evening this past week […]

TAMIS, Cas Walker, Rentfro and French Guys

If Friday night was bizarre at Pilot Light, and it was, Saturday evening was at the very least, eclectic and unusual at the Relix Theater in Happy Holler. The event was billed as a Grand Opening for Raven Records a few doors down and a fund-raiser for WUTK, but neither function took center stage. The […]