East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame Recognizes Horror/Fantasy Giant Karl Edward Wager
Published 10/2/2013 at 11:49 a.m. 2 comments
John Mayer has been an artist on a mission for the last few decades: to win more local recognition for his close friend, the late horror/fantasy novelist Karl Edward Wagner.
MetroFest Becomes the MetroFest Music Tour
Published 9/25/2013 at 11:47 a.m. 0 comments
This year, instead of one big music festival to celebrate Knoxville’s local music scene (and benefit the Joy of Music School), we’re spreading the goods around.
WUTK Announces Pledge Drive for New Transmitter Tower
Published 9/25/2013 at 11:45 a.m. 0 comments
Radio almost seems like an elemental force—it’s been around so long that it seems like a little winter weather won’t stop it, right?
Scruffy City Cinema Club Presents 'A Band Called Death'
Published 9/25/2013 at 11:41 a.m. 0 comments
Nathan Smith wanted to make going to the movies an event. As a fan of the Texas cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse, he was already interested in the idea of doing more than sitting in a dark room watching a big ...
Tim Lee 3 and R.B. Morris Announce October Multimedia Residency at Pilot Light
Published 9/18/2013 at 3:43 p.m. 0 comments
Since settling in Knoxville at the dawn of the 21st century, Tim and Susan Bauer Lee have been among Knoxville’s hardest-working musicians.
Catching Up With Scott Miller
Published 9/18/2013 at 3:38 p.m. 0 comments
When we caught up with Scott Miller this week, he was driving his truck to his 200-acre farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Lil Iffy Starts Crowd-Funding Effort for New Album
Published 9/11/2013 at 11:31 a.m. 0 comments
Wil Wright’s wild ride as wizard rapper Lil Iffy has taken on a life of its own—a life that includes a new online crowd-funding effort to pay for Iffy’s next album.
Marble City Opera Calling for Singers
Published 9/11/2013 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
Earlier this year, Knoxville’s official opera community increased by 50 percent—from two companies to three.
Knoxville Horror Film Fest Looks West With New Crowd-Funding Campaign
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:43 a.m. 0 comments
Looking for a way to help out Knoxville’s creepiest, goriest, gruesomest annual film extravaganza, and make sure that Knoxville keeps getting more monster movies, slasher pics, exploitation films, and supernatural comedies than you can shake a bloody machete at? Then ...
Local Synth-Pop Band Yung Life Prepares New Album and New Sound
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
It’s no secret that we’re fans of Yung Life’s dreamy synth-pop sound, so when we heard the band had just returned to the studio, we had to get the scoop.
Smoky Mountain Blues Society Looks for Memphis Contenders
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:47 p.m. 0 comments
The Smoky Mountain Blues Society is looking for local contenders for the 2014 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.
Westside Daredevils Plan One Last Show
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:45 p.m. 0 comments
The WSDD will play one last show on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Pilot Light.
Preservation Pub Revives '90s Rock Club the Mercury Theater for One Night
Published 8/28/2013 at 12:19 p.m. 0 comments
Back in the days before Knoxville’s 21st-century downtown revitalization, Market Square didn’t have much going outside the lunch rush on weekday afternoons. In fact, the only consistent after-hours activity provided throughout the entire decade of the 1990s came courtesy of ...
Blackstock Is Back Open for Business
Published 8/20/2013 at 5:02 p.m. 0 comments
Last week, it looked like the complicated and murky history of the Valarium had been passed onto its successor, the Blackstock Exchange and Auditorium.
RIP Sharon Mosby
Published 8/14/2013 at 10:31 a.m. 0 comments
Mosby died on July 30 at the age of 70.