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I Love The 90s Tour! Apr. 6. 7:30 pm! Knoxville Civic Coliseum! Salt N Pepa, All 4 One, Color Me Badd, Coolio,Tone Loc, Rob Base, Young MC!

Get Tickets Here.

It’s gonna be a 90’s arena style dance party!!!

VIDEOS!!!

Bust A Move! Young MC

Tone Loc! Wild Thing!

Salt-N-Pepa “Push It”

Tone Loc “Funky Cold Medina”

Color Me Badd “I Wanna Sex You Up”

Coolio “Gangsta’s Paradise”

Coolio “1 2 3 4 Sumpin’ New”

 

 

Come Check Out The Growlers! Mill & Mine, March 1st!

The Growlers will be performing at the Mill and Mine March 1st, 2017 at 9 PM!

Growlers Website and Facebook Page

Mill and Mine Website

Get your tickets here!

WUTK’s 80’s Rock Off Presents Same As It Ever Was @ Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria! Friday, March 17th at 10 PM!

7 piece local act Same As It Ever Was presents a tribute to The Talking Heads. They will play songs from “77” and “Naked” at Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria on Friday, March 17th at 10 PM!

 

More details at Same As It Ever Was onFacebook and Barley’s Website!

“Love The Talking Heads? Same As It Ever Was does it right. This 7-piece outfit of Knoxville musicians came together out of their mutual love and respect for the music of the Talking Heads in the summer of 2004 and have not looked back since. Over the years the band has performed extensively, and now nearly have the entire Talking Heads catalog at their fingertips; They bring the excitement and energy of everything from ’77 to Naked, and all the B-sides in between. Same As It Ever Was strives to maintain the integrity of the Talking Heads’ groundbreaking music, while bringing their own panache to the game. Whatever you’re your level of familiarity with Talking Heads, you can expect to have an unforgettable time with Same As It Ever Was!” – Taken from Barley’s Website

The Woods Brothers with Noam Pikelny @ The Bijou Theatre April 5th!

Medeski Martin and Woods member Chris Woods, and his brother are the driving force behind the Wood Brothers.  The Woods Brothers will hit the US Cellular Stage on Wednesday, April 5th at 8 PM and Noam Pikelny will open the show!

Get more information on The Woods Brothers’ Website and the Bijou Theatre’s Website!

 

Old Crow Medicine Show with Margo Price @ TN Theatre May 20th

Americana string band, Old Crow Medicine Show is set to play with Margo Price May 20th at the Tennessee Theatre.

Show starts at 8PM and tickets will be available Friday, Feb. 24 at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Tennessee Theatre box office. Tickets are $39.50 and $49.50 (plus applicable fees). More info here.

Old Crow Medicine Show started busking on street corners in 1998 New York state and up through Canada, winning audiences along the way with their boundless energy and spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy. He invited the band to play at his festival, MerleFest, helping to launch their career. Shortly thereafter the band was hired to entertain crowds between shows at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.

It’s been over nineteen years since these humble beginnings. The band has gone on to receive the honor of being inducted as members of the Grand Ole Opry, and have won two Grammy Awards: “Best Folk Album” for Remedy (2014) and “Best Long Form Music Video” for Big Easy Express (2013). Additionally, their classic single, “Wagon Wheel”, received the RIAA’s Platinum certification in 2013 for selling over 1,000,000 copies.

Old Crow Medicine Show has toured the world playing renowned festivals and venues such as: Bonnaroo, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Cambridge Folk Festival, Coachella, London’s Roundhouse, The Ryman Auditorium, The Barclays Center, New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Fox Theater Atlanta, The Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Summerstage in Central Park NYC, Forecastle, the Newport Folk Festival, and several appearances on A Prairie Home Companion. They’ve toured with artists such as Willie Nelson & Family, Brandi Carlile, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, […]

Rock band Spoon to hit the Mill & Mine May 9!!

Alternative rock group, Spoon, will bring their sound to Knoxville May 9 at the Mill & Mine at 8PM.

The show will be an 18 years and older event. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 day of show. The Mill & Mine is a standing room only venue. More info here.

Hot Thoughts, Spoon’s 9th album, is the bravest, most sonically inventive work of their career, though keep in mind, Britt Daniel has already overseen a number of other reincarnations. With all due respect to earlier efforts that have made the band both critically acclaimed and a commercial contender, preconceptions about Spoon are about to be obliterated. That’s not to say Hot Thoughts doesn’t have a requisite supply of infectious earworms — WE DIDN’T SAY THIS WAS A DIFFERENT BAND (though this is the first Spoon album with no acoustic guitar) — but there’s a lyrical bent that’s as carnal as it’s crafty, and a newfound sense of sonic exploration that results in the genre-smasher Spoon have flirted with in the past but not fully consummated.

The ten songs on Hot Thoughts run the gamut from the kaleidoscopic opening title track (as tone-setting as say, “Dirty Mind” for the album it commences) through the gargantuan stomp of “Do I Have To Talk You Into It” and ubiquitous wiry hooks of “Can I Sit Next To You” to the bittersweetness of “I Ain’t The One” and the deadpan swing of “Tear It Down” — less the telling of an apocalyptic vision and more what Daniel describes as a song about “empathy for strangers.”

Without question, the prior works of Daniel, drummer Jim Eno, bassist Rob Pope and no-longer-a-secret weapon Alex Fischel have scaled some lofty heights (from 1996 debut LP Telephono, 1998’s A Series Of Sneaks, 2001’s Girls Can Tell, 2002’s Kill The Moonlight, 2005’s recently reissued in deluxe 10th anniversary grandeur Gimme Fiction, through the trifecta of U.S. Top 10 albums that was Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (2007), Transference (2010) and They Want My Soul (2014), you’re talking […]

SON VOLT with Johnny Irion @ Bijou MAR. 15

Missouri alternative country group, Son Volt is set to play at the Bijou Theatre Wednesday, March 15 at 8PM.

Tickets are $20 in advance and day of show. For more information visit the Bijou’s website.

“There’s the blues, and there’s zip-a-dee-doo-dah.” The new Son Volt album is titled “Notes of Blue.”

Simple as that, maybe.

Just now pushing fifty, Jay Farrar, the creative force behind Son Volt, is still not as old as his voice. Not nearly. His singing voice, an ageless gift which sounds something like old timber looks, like the unpainted walls framing Walker Evans’ best portraits from Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: simple, durable, weathered and grooved and unplanned.

Unplanned.

Notes of Blue will be the 20th album including a couple live releases and two movie soundtracks to which Farrar has lent his voice and songwriting.

He is not quite a famous man, which is probably a comfort except when bills need paying. Plenty praised, though, from the moment his first band, the influential Uncle Tupelo, recorded a punked-up version of the topical Carter Family song “No Depression,” and named their debut album after it. Photographed for magazine covers, including the inaugural edition of No Depression magazine, which argued for the arrival of something called alt-country back in 1995, when Son Volt’s first album, Trace, came out.

To be clear, Notes of Blue is not the blues of appropriation, nor of beer commercials, nor especially of the W.C. Handy awards. It is the broader blues of the folk process, where they have always lived, irrespective of culture and caste. The blues as one of many languages available to shape and recast as the song needs. The blues as a jumping off point.

Or, as Jay says, ”For years I‘ve been drawn […]

Alternative Rockers Jimmy Eat World! March 6, 2017. Mill and Mine! 8 pm.

The Mill and Mine online

Get Tickets here Jimmy Eat World at The MIll and Mine  3/6/17 8pm

Jimmy Eat World online

Jimmy Eat World VIDEO “You With Me”

Jimmy Eat World VIDEO “Sure and Certain”

Jimmy Eat World VIDEO “The Middle”

Win Tickets to Hangout at Hangout! May 19-21 at Gulf Shores!

Tune in for your chance to win tickets to Hangout Festival at Gulf Shores, May 19th through 21st. We will be drawing from 50 qualifiers to find the ultimate winner!

Hangout Website

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Psychedelic Rock with The Black Angels! Thursday, April 27th at The Mill and Mine! 8 PM

Catch The Black Angels with A Place to Bury Strangers at The Mill and Mine on Thursday, April 27th!  Doors open at 7:00 for this 18 years and up show! Get tickets here!

The Black Angels’s Website and Facebook.

More info at The Mill and Mine’s Website.

 

“The sultry neo-psychedelic sound of the Black Angels came together in spring 2004. Hailing from Austin, Texas, they initially comprised Stephanie Bailey (drums), Christian Bland (guitar), Alex Maas (vocals), Jennifer Raines (organ), and Nathan Ryan (bass), and took their name from a Velvet Underground classic, “The Black Angel’s Death Song.” The band’s self-titled debut EP was released in late 2005. After a string of North American dates in winter 2006, they readied themselves for a performance at the annual South by Southwest Music Conference in March. Their first couple of full-length albums — April 2006’s Passover and April 2008’s Directions to See a Ghost — were both, in the main, recorded at Erik Wofford’s Austin, Texas-based Cacophony Recorders, a studio also used by other local and notable indie rock acts such as White Denim and Voxtrot. By the time the second record was issued, Raines had been replaced by multi-instrumentalist Kyle Hunt and the Black Angels were beginning to create a name for themselves on the live circuit among fans of ’60s-inspired psych rock.

In late 2008, they performed as the backing band for former 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson on a series of dates across the West Coast of the U.S. Next, in 2010, they recorded a couple of collaborative tracks with Unkle, one of which — “With You in My Head” — appeared on the soundtrack to that summer’s multi-million-grossing The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. This large-scale exposure led to […]