A “Hunger Games” themed ball took place at Cocoa Moon on Nov. 14. Guests dressed in Capitol inspired fashion, and all proceeds went to charity.
Justin Andrew, a junior at the University of Tennessee and producer and DJ under the alias False Panic, will be performing at The Bowery in the Old City on Saturday, Nov. 22.
This years annual Lipsync competition took place on Nov. 6-7. Lipsync is a sing and dance competition that the new members of the female greek system take part in to raise money for the Circle of Sisterhood and Habitat for Humanity foundations. This year’s theme was “No matter the letter we are all greek together.”
Track 29, a music venue in Chattanooga, Tenn. was filled to the brim Friday night as Nashville artist Ben Rector and his opening act, Jon McLaughlin performed to a sold out venue. “I haven’t performed in Tennessee in 10 years,” said McLaughlin. “And the last time I did was to four people… Tonight there’s 1,500 [...]
The twang of guitars and a swarm of people surrounding street performers set the scene in downtown Nashville as the weekend began. I ventured to Nashville to attend singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s concert at the Bridgestone Arena.
It is around 80 degrees outside but Wil Wright, part rapper and part rocker, enters the diner in a hoodie and jacket as if there were cool wind chills taking up the spring air. He wears sunglasses indoors and keeps them on for awhile, only taking them off mid-conversation. He takes a plate of [...]
Over Spring Break, associate professor Hillary Herndon and graduate student Emily Zaita went to Cange, Haiti, to teach children how to play music. The trip was based on the Holy Trinity Church summer music program, in which volunteers go to Cange and bring donated instruments to the children to teach over the summer. Herndon and Zaita decided to bring that joy to the children during the spring, and were overwhelmed with joy and astonishment by how much the students appreciated the art in music.
The Square Room, located in downtown Knoxville at 4 Market Square, will be showcasing a variety of local bands on the first Wednesday of every month with doors opening at 8 p.m. The Square Room Showcase began in November 2013 and held its fourth consecutive event on Wednesday, March 5; featuring local bands such as [...]
Knoxville Disc Exchange held an official watch party for the Bonnaroo line-up announcement. The party had a large turnout and awarded a lucky attendee Bonnaroo tickets and another an Xbox. The party also had a Savory and Sweet food truck on site and numerous other amenities for those watching the Bonnaroo Live Announment Megathon (B.L.A.M.) event [...]
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