The Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (10/9 – 10/18/2016)

If you want to be certain your event is included on this calendar, I’ll need your event two weeks in advance. The absolute best way to make sure I include your event is to make a FB event and invite me – two weeks in advance. My FB “events” are the one place I’ll go […]

Saturday Sounds: John Mayall Preview and Ticket Giveaway

Like so many intensely famous people many have never heard of, the name John Mayall either elicits instant recognition and respect or a scratch of the head. If you are of an age to remember the blues resurgence of the 1960s, you’ll no doubt be surprised that everyone doesn’t know him. Otherwise, you may wonder […]

Listen. Do You Want to Know a Secret? Knoxville Music Warehouse Has One For You

We all want to know a secret. Especially a secret of a juicy sort. I met Kent Oglesby and Garrett Thomson for  a quick talk about a particular secret the two have tucked away. Kent is the webmaster for Knoxville Music  Warehouse, a website devoted to music – much of it local or regional – […]

Pieces of our Heritage: Bijou Jubilee 2015 and Tennessee Shines

This Saturday night at the Bijou Theatre Scott Miller and the Commonwealth will take the stage for the annual Jubilee. It’s an annual celebration of the building once slated for demolition, the salvation of which ultimately led to the formation of Knox Heritage. One of my earliest articles centered on the 2010 Jubilee. Interestingly enough, it […]

Downtown Knoxville Radio (DKR) Begins Broadcast on the Internet

  There’s  a new sound to be found on your computer. It’s new, but it may sound very familiar. Downtown Knoxville Radio began broadcasting last night just before midnight with a playlist dominated by east Tennessee and other regional artists. You’ll find a mix of other artists and the sound may shift from work-time to […]