Rhythm n Blooms Kick-off and Day One

I realize that the sensible journalistic move here would be to do one article re-capping the Rhythm n Blooms Festival: Sum it up, mention a highlight or two, throw in half a dozen photographs and move on. I, however, being neither a proper journalist and some would say not so sensible, just won’t/can’t do it. […]

What I Hope to See at Rhythm n Blooms 2016

As with so many festivals, each participant’s musical selections set them on a personal journey unlikely to be replicated by any other attending fan. We each have different preferences and bring different backgrounds to the shows. We may have seen a large number of the bands or have seen very few. If we’ve seen many […]

Blankfest 2015 Blankets Market Square with Tons of Local Goodness

Rusty Odom and Blank Newspaper have, for the second year in a row, put together an incredible celebration of local and regional musicians, comedians and burlesque performers. It’s a continuation of the many years of excellent support the newspaper has given local music and musicians. This past Saturday beginning at 5:00 PM and running to […]

Scruffy City Hall: Another Reason to Love Downtown Knoxville

I may have mentioned this before, but one of the things that Urban Woman and I marvel at is that many of our favorite places and things to do didn’t exist before we moved. And we moved here thinking it was an amazing place to live. Union Avenue and Jackson Avenue have each come to […]

Inside of Knoxville Welcomes New Sponsor: Preservation Pub

This will be the first of a series of posts on the new sponsors you may have noticed popping up on the right-hand side of your screen. These are people who are paying money to advertise and, at the same time, support the work I’m doing with this website. Please support them. Every ad is […]