Second Bell Festival 2019 Features Sunshine and Amazing Music

I cannot lie. It was hot. That said, it didn’t rain, or more accurately, storm, like it did last year. Hydration was a priority and water was free for most of the day. There was a bit more shade, the food was good, the drinks were great. Staff and all the various sound and other […]

Second Bell Rings in Its Second Year at Suttree Landing Park

  Last August something happened that had never happened before: South Knoxville, on the southern bank of the Tennessee River, with the backdrop of the city skyline, played host to its first ever music festival. Second Bell, the brainchild of Rusty Odom of Blank Newspaper, brought two stages and ten hours of music in a […]

Scruffy City Hall Opens on Market Square

After a bit of a false start on New Year’s Eve, after numerous construction challenges, after a few battles for the design they wanted, Scott and Bernadette West officially launched Scruffy City HallĀ at 32 Market Square this past Friday night. Located two doors down from Preservation Pub, it’s a different kind of venue. While Preservation […]

January Scruffy City Ramble (with pictures from last month)

Here’s my monthly post on this great series. The lineup tonight is crazy good. Sadly, unless I get an assist from mother nature, I will be dutifully working away and will miss this one. I love them all, but this one seems better than most for my taste, so it stings to not be there. […]

December Scruffy City Ramble is Tonight

Tonight will be the final show of 2012 for Scruffy City Ramble. As usual, the lineup is eclectic and the show promises to be another excellent installment. It starts at 7:00 in the Square Room, with doors open at 6:00. The show is filmed and simulcast on the radio and internet, so it starts at […]