Rhythm n Blooms 2019: The Look Back

A wonderful edition of the annual Rhythm n Blooms, presented by Dogwood Arts and Attack Monkey Productions, has come and gone leaving festival goers exhausted and, hopefully, with a satisfying fill of their music craving for a while. By many measures this was the most successful in the run, with the first sell-out in its […]

A Weekend Rich in Diverse Entertainment

We entered the weekend fresh off the excellent performance of La Bohème by Knoxville Opera. Urban Girl’s first opera, it set a high bar. With various rounds of illness and school closings, Urban Girl got to continue her run of cool shows as she tagged along with Urban Woman and myself. The first round of […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2016, Day 3

So, the excitement builds in anticipation of some of the best artists of the festival – but. But by the last day I’m exhausted. I’ve been up until 2:00 AM each of the first two days and I’m dragging. Urban woman and I enjoy a quiet brunch at 5 Bar listening to a little jazz […]

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 […]

Saturday Sounds: Dixieghost, Blond Bones and Jubal

Today we’re going to look at three very different local bands and what they are up to. I saw Dixieghost recently at Scruffy City Hall on the 6 O’Clock Swerve and Jubal opened for Blond Bone at their CD release party at Flow. Most weeks in Knoxville feature more great music than any one person […]