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Shaky Knees 2017. Thanks to Hard Knox Pizza in Western Plaza! Congrats to Valerie Richardson our Grand Prize winner!

With more than 60 bands each year Shaky Knees is a rock-lover’s dream. Since its inception in 2013, Shaky Knees has featured a diverse lineup ranging from world-renowned acts to up-and-coming artists.

From good ol’ southern BBQ to vegetarian friendly corn dogs, the food trucks at Shaky Knees have something for even the pickiest eater. Come have a bite from one of your favorite Atlanta locals or try some new fare at trucks that hail from throughout the Southeast.

Shaky Knees is more than just a music festival. With on-site activations like cell phone charging stations, fun photo booths, official festival merch, and screen prints of your favorite bands, there’s something for everyone.

Check out the Shaky Knees Website for more details! Visit Hard Knox Pizzeria in the Western Plaza Shopping Center at 4437 Kingston Pike for some awesome pizza!! https://hardknoxpizza.com/

Amateur Boxing! Friday, May 19th @ Osmar’s Event Center!

The Scarecrow Foundation and USA Amateur Boxing present Eppolito’s Friday Night Fights beginning Friday, May 19th at Osmar’s Event Center.

Eppolito’s Friday Night Fights will feature regional amateur boxers monthly, and proceeds from the admission fee will benefit the Scarecrow Foundation’s mission to support a local food pantry and hunger agency.  The May Friday Night Fight benefits Food for Kids with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee!

First bell is at 7 p.m. and more info can be found by calling 865-705-2672 or by checking out the Scarecrow Foundation’s website or Facebook!

The latest WUTK 90.3 The Rock Volunteer Radio Weekly Playlist.

Reported to the NACC Radio Charts  https://naccchart.com/

The North American College & Community Chart tabulates weekly airplay from College and Non-Commercial radio stations in The US & Canada. http://www.naccchart.com 

WUTK Music Charts: 4/11 – 4/18 … 2017

Top 30 Most Played
1 BLACK ANGELS Death Song Partisan
2 DAN AUERBACH “Shine On Me” Easy Eye Sound
3 TUXEDO Tuxedo II Stones Throw
4 JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT “Hope The High Road” Lightning Rod
5 COLD WAR KIDS L.A. Divine Capitol
6 PEAK PHYSIQUE A Couple Gezellig
7 PIMPS OF JOYTIME Third Wall Chronicles Sugar Road
8 SPOON Hot Thoughts Matador
9 GUIDED BY VOICES August By Cake GBV Inc.
10 ALT-J Relaxer Infectious/Atlantic
11 STRING CHEESE INCIDENT Believe Sci-Fidelity
12 DIRTY BOURBON RIVER SHOW Flying Musical Circus Self-Released
13 OCTOPUS PROJECT, THE Memory Mirror Robot High School
14 CONOR OBERST Salutations Nonesuch
15 REAL ESTATE In Mind Domino
16 SUFJAN STEVENS “Saturn” Asthmatic Kitty
17 GORILLAZ Humanz Parlophone
18 BNQT “Restart” Bella Union/Dualtone
19 GOLDFRAPP Silver Eye Mute
20 FATHER JOHN MISTY Pure Comedy Sub Pop
21 WHITE REAPER The World’s Best American Band Polyvinyl
22 SORORITY NOISE You’re Not As ___ As You Think Triple Crown
23 COCO HAMES Coco Hames Merge
24 SHINS, THE Heartworms Columbia
25 MINUS THE BEAR Voids Suicide Squeeze
26 MATT URMY Out of the Ashes Red Light Library
27 SOULWAX From Deewee Dewee/Play It Again Sam
28 SLOWDIVE Slowdive Dead Oceans
29 DAMAGED BUG Bunker Funk Castle Face
30 BRANDON CAN’T DANCE Graveyard Of Good Times Lucky Number

Top 10 Adds
BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE “Halfway Home” Arts & Crafts
CO/NTRY Cell Phone One Fantôme
HAJK Hajk Jansen Plateproduksjon
HOOPS Routines Fat Possum
JULIA HOLTER In The Same Room Domino
MATT AND SAM’S BROTHER My Brain Hurts A Lot Light Organ
NIGHTLANDS I Can Feel The Night Around Me Western Vinyl
VARIOUS ARTISTS Resistance Radio: The Man In The […]

Great New JOB OPPORTUNITY. Setting up events!! Call 865-691-5552 for an appointment today.

Kelly Services is looking to fill 20 immediate openings for event crew!

If you like working outdoors and enjoy setting up and tearing down for events, we want you!

Local party rental company needs a crew for various events like weddings, parties, graduations and everything in between. These positions are outdoors hauling heavy equipment, setting up tables, chairs, inflatables, setting up tents, hauling cinder blocks and other duties as needed. Locations will vary based on event taking place and these positions are start-to-finish with no specific schedule.

Pay $10 an hour

Requirements:
Ability to lift 75 pounds consistently and haul heavy equipment
Steel toe footwear

Call today to schedule an interview 865-691-5552.

WUTK’s The Mothership presents: The Blueprint LIVE at Barley’s Monday 4/24 at 10PM!

WUTK’s weekly specialty funk and old-school hip-hop and rap The Mothership is proud to present:

THE BLUEPRINT

live at Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria, 200 East Jackson Ave. in Knoxville’s Old City on Monday night, April 24 at 10PM!

The BluePrint Band is an eclectic band with various influences of musical styles ranging from traditional jazz, modern jazz, soul, funk, rock, and more….. Check them out HERE!

Donate Plasma with Knoxville Plasma! Get paid $365 to $400 a month for your time and help save lives! 2820 Middlebrook Pike, walk in or schedule an appointment today!

Now earn $365 TO $400 a month!  Donate Plasma, save lives AND get paid with Knoxville Plasma Corporation.

Located at 2820 Middlebrook Pike Suite 112 in Knoxville, walk in or schedule an appointment at 637-1497.

In order to donate you need a valid ID, social security card, and proof of address postmarked within 30 days.

Plasma is the clear, straw colored liquid portion of the blood that remains after the removal of cells and it makes up about 55% of human blood. It contains salts, enzymes, antibodies and nearly 500 other types of proteins. Plasma protein therapies help people fight chronic and often genetic diseases such as bleeding disorders, immune system deficiencies, genetic lung disorders, burns, recipients of transplants, and can be manufactured into vaccines for treatment of exposure to Hepatitis, Rabies and Tetanus. Plasma contains proteins that cannot be synthesized.

Visit their Facebook page for more info! 

Smokies Baseball 2017 Season!

The Smokies 2017 regular season home game schedule runs from April 12th with a game against Mississippi to September 4th at nearby Smokies Stadium in Kodak!  

 

Check out the Smokies Baseball official website for more details!

 

Tune in to win tickets to the home games!

Walk MS: Knoxville! April 29th starting at 9 AM!

Since 1988, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in Walk MS events across the country raising critical funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year, the cumulative fundraising is expected to surpass $1 billion.

“Walk MS is a joyous gathering with a wonderful ‘we’re in this together’ feeling,” said Cyndi Zagieboylo, President and CEO of the National MS Society. “Every participant, volunteer, donor and sponsor is helping to drive us toward this exciting $1 billion milestone. Together, we are accelerating progress in making life-changing breakthroughs so that each person with MS can live her or his best life.”

Hundreds of people are expected to raise more than $95,000 at Walk MS: Knoxville on April 29. Walk MS is an opportunity for people living with MS and those who care about them to connect, join together, and be inspired. In 2016 alone, nearly 300,000 people at more than 550 locations across the country walked to create a world free of MS, raising nearly $50 million.

WHEN: April 29, 2017 – Site opens at 9 a.m.; walk begins at 10 a.m.

WHERE: World’s Fair Park – 963 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37916

PARTICIPATION/ VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION: Visit walkMS.org, call 855-372-1331 or email fundraisingsupport@nmss.org.

WHY: Walk MS unites teams of families, friends, neighbors and co-workers to raise funds that drive groundbreaking MS research, provide life-changing services and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most..

Check out the Walk MS website for more details and other walks!

WUTK presents Umphrey’s McGee at the Tennessee Theatre, Aug 20!

Umphrey’s McGee take the Tennessee Theatre Stage August 20th!

Umphrey’s Website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Tennessee Theatre Website

Get tickets here!
“After 19-plus years of performing more than 100 concerts annually, releasing nine studio albums and selling more than 4.2+ million tracks online, Umphrey’s McGee might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels. But then that wouldn’t be consistent with the work ethic demonstrated by the band, which consistently attempts to raise the bar, setting and
achieving new goals since forming on the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, in 1997. After releasing their eighth studio album, Similar Skin, the first for their own indie label, Nothing Too Fancy (N2F) Music (distributed by RED), the group continues to push the envelope and test the limits. Their latest studio album, The London Session, was a dream come true for the members having been recorded at the legendary Studio Two at historic Abbey Road. The stealth recording session yielded 10 tracks in a single day, proving once again, the prolific UM waits for no one.

As a follow up to The London Session, the envelope pushing continues with the November 11th release of ZONKEY. Umphrey’s McGee has been arranging and performing original mashups live for over eight years. It was only a matter of when, not if, some of those innovative concoctions would find their way into a studio. An album of 12 unique mashups, conceived and arranged by the band, ZONKEY is as seamless as it bizarre, playful as it is razor sharp. Bits and pieces of classic songs are culled from 40-plus years of popular music from 70s Reggae to 80s Pop to 90s Metal and everywhere in between. From Radiohead mashed with Beck, The Weeknd with Fleetwood Mac, […]

Pilgrimage Festival 2017! Franklin TN. Sept 23 and 24! Eddie Vedder, Justin Timberlake, Avett Brothers and more.

It’s the Pilgrimage Festival’s 3rd year with the biggest lineup ever Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr. and more.

Two-day GA Pilgrimage passes and two-day VIP Village Passes available now!  Get tickets now.

More info at www.pilgrimagefestival.com

#MakeThePilgrimage     #DiscoverPilgrimage

Perfect for those who love music festivals but want an experience that doesn’t involve camping, has a boutique feel in an intimate, gorgeous setting and is fun for the whole family.

2-day multi-genre music festival showcasing the music of the American Triangle.

Showcases all the southern region has to offer from music, food, cocktails, artisans and southern hospitality.

Local and regional vendors showcase their mouthwatering signature dishes, craft beers, cocktails, and a selection of fine wines as well as artisan creations in The Bazaar.

No need to miss out on your favorite college football or NFL game because Pilgrimage has literally thought of it all. Visit The Beer Hall to catch up on your favorite games between performances.

Family friendly festival the features Lil Pilgrim’s Family Stage with renowned artists and interactive activities. REMEMBER: Kids under 10 get in FREE when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. The Lil’ Pilgrims area features a painting wall; drum circles; a hip-hop rhyming workshop; breakdancing demonstrations and works shop; a musical petting zoo featuring musicians from the bands demonstrating their instruments and special cameos by main stage acts!

Not only does the festival drive tourism dollars to Williamson County but a portion of each ticket sale will benefit the City of Franklin and Franklin Parks. Additionally, a portion of ticket sales will also benefit Musicares®, a nonprofit organization that was established by The Recording Academy® to provide a wide range of emergency financial assistance and addiction recovery resources to members of the music community.