The Shed, a mid-size all-ages outdoor venue at Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson in Maryville, has announced its summer schedule. The space will supplement its lineup of regional and national country and rock shows with monthly performances by touring tribute bands, including covers of Guns N' Rose, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, and AC/DC. The Shed's season opens on Saturday, April 4, with the ghoulish rockabilly and honky tonk of Unknown Hinson, followed by GN'R tribute Use Your Illusion on Saturday, April 11; Damon Fowler on Saturday, April 18; and Scott Miller and the Commonwealth on Saturday, April 25. (Miller's new CD, For Crying Out Loud, will be released on April 14.)
Highlights from the rest of the schedule include local acts Dishwater Blonde, Jenna and the Joneses, The Dirty Guv'nahs, Mic Harrison and the High Score, Burden, and Brendan James Wright and the Wrongs and national acts Cross Canadian Ragweed, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Billy Joe Shaver, The Hackensaw Boys, James McMurtry, and The Kentucky Headhunters. Visit smh-d.com/shed.php for a complete schedule and ticket information.