Local Music Review: Luminoth
Published 7/23/2014 at 10:18 a.m. 0 comments
Other Worlds and Allegories is a giant step forward, technically.
Dirty Guv'nahs Announce Two-Night Stand at the Bijou in September
Published 7/23/2014 at 10:11 a.m. 0 comments
It’s simple supply and demand—the Dirty Guv’nahs are the most popular local band in Knoxville (a scientific fact, verified by their seven-year reign as the Best Band in Metro Pulse’s annual Best of Knoxville survey), and they don’t play here ...
Superdrag's 'Head Trip in Every Key' Finally Gets Vinyl Reissue
Published 7/16/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Back in 1998, before the beginning of the end of the CD era and the new vinyl renaissance we’re living in today, Superdrag released its second album, Head Trip in Every Key, its expansive, sonically detailed headphone masterpiece. Just look ...
The Shed Helps Raise Money for Maryville's Sam Houston Statue
Published 7/16/2014 at 10:47 a.m. 0 comments
This is a little more than something for trivia night: The fourth-largest city in America is named for a juvenile delinquent who did time in the Maryville jail for public drunkenness.
Knoxville Horror Fest Latches on to Local Bigfoot Mania
Published 7/2/2014 at 10:22 a.m. 1 comment
Bigfoot is getting to be a thing around Knoxville.
International Burlesque Competition Lands in West Knoxville
Published 7/2/2014 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments
Knoxville’s burlesque scene gets a big boost on Friday, July 11, when the Edge in West Knoxville hosts the regional round of Burlypicks, an international burlesque and “variety performance arts” competition.
Art for the People: Curators Want Your Yee-Haw Art for 2015 Exhibition
Published 6/18/2014 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments
If you’re one of the handful of Knoxvillians who doesn’t have a Yee-Haw Industries letterpress print hanging on your wall, you can skip this article. All the rest of you, listen up!
Looking Ahead to the Fall Arts and Music Schedule
Published 6/11/2014 at 10:59 a.m. 0 comments
As spring slides into the dog days of summer (and as Bonnaroo sucks most of the music industry into Middle Tennessee this weekend, leaving Knoxville’s music calendar unusually bereft for a few days), it gives us all a moment to ...
Knoxville Girl Group the Pinklets Headline Rock Camp Fund-Raiser
Published 6/4/2014 at 11:08 a.m. 1 comment
We have seen the future of rock ‘n’ roll, and it is adorable.
"Local Hippie Dude" Mac Comer Makes His Way Out West
Published 5/28/2014 at 11:34 a.m. 0 comments
The city lost its resident Local Hippie Dude on May 24 when singer/songwriter Mac Comer played his last show as a Knoxvillian at Preservation Pub.
Knoxville Film and Music Festival Returns for Bigger and Better Second Year
Published 5/28/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
The Knoxville Film and Music Festival will return next weekend, kicking off two weeks of events. Last year the festival drew more than 5,000 people downtown last year, says festival director Michael Samstag, and this year more folks could show ...
Outdoor Venue Coming to the Harley Davidson of Knoxville
Published 5/14/2014 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments
Three years ago, Copper Moon Entertainment approached the management of Knoxville Harley-Davidson with an idea: build a 4,000-capacity outdoor live-music venue that could offer people affordable tickets to see B-level country music acts like Gretchen Wilson and Dierks Bentley.
The International Prepares to Open its Doors
Published 5/14/2014 at 11:00 a.m. 0 comments
When the former Blackstock Auditorium closed suddenly in March, Brian Coakley quickly stepped in to realize a long-held vision for the building—which will soon be made public with the International and the Concourse’s housewarming party on June 5, featuring the ...
Metal Drummer and Studio Head Yanic Bercier Hosts WaveTransform Showcase
Published 5/7/2014 at 10:38 a.m. 0 comments
Unless you’re a serious heavy-metal fan, you’ve probably never heard of Yanic Bercier. But Bercier—former member of Quebecois prog/death-metal outfit Quo Vadis, among many others—is nonetheless one of the busiest guys on the local music scene.
The Well Runs Dry for Bearden Rock Club
Published 5/6/2014 at 5:50 p.m. 0 comments
Making a rock club in a Bearden strip mall work was never an easy job, and Well owner Gina Truitt finally decided to call it quits earlier this year. With little fanfare, it turns out that Monday, May 5, was ...
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