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Friday, January 19th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th Jan 19

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th

For Fans of: Bill Monroe, Grateful Dead, Del McCoury, Infamous Stringdusters, Lovin’ Spoonful With Special Guest: Melissa Douty For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep, embracing many styles, genres and traditions. An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms of jazz and bluegrass with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom of "Dawg" music (the nickname given him by Jerry... Continue

Friday, January 19th, 2018 08:00 PM

January Jams Presents: David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents: David Grisman & John Sebastian

For Fans of: Bill Monroe, Grateful Dead, Del McCoury, Infamous Stringdusters, Lovin’ Spoonful For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep, embracing many styles, genres and traditions. An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms of jazz and bluegrass with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom of "Dawg" music (the nickname given him by Jerry Garcia.) In... Continue

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 06:00 PM

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20 Jan 20

Barter Theatre / Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20

For Fans of: Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Blue Highway, Mountain Heart, David Grisman With chops so hot, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen were named IBMA’s 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year for the second time, with a third nomination in 2017. Their critically acclaimed album Cold Spell earned a 2015 GRAMMY nomination for Best Bluegrass Album of the Year, yet the accolades don’t end there. Solivan, with banjoist Mike Munford, 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, award-winning guitarist Chris Luquette and bassist Jeremy Middleton, simmer a progressive bluegrass stew of infinite instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills soon to be featured once... Continue

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 08:00 PM

January Jams Presents: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen With Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen With Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

For Fans of: Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Blue Highway, Mountain Heart, David Grisman With chops so hot, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen were named IBMA’s 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year for the second time, with a third nomination in 2017. Their critically acclaimed album Cold Spell earned a 2015 GRAMMY nomination for Best Bluegrass Album of the Year, yet the accolades don’t end there. Solivan, with banjoist Mike Munford, 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, award-winning guitarist Chris Luquette and bassist Jeremy Middleton, simmer a progressive bluegrass stew of infinite instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills soon to be... Continue

Friday, January 26th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents Muddy Magnolias W/ Andrew Scotchie Jan 26

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents Muddy Magnolias W/ Andrew Scotchie

For Fans of: Gary Clark Jr., Grace Potter, Lee Ann Womack, Sharon Jones January 26th, Abingdon, VA @ Barter Theatre 8pm w/ Special Guests Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats Muddy Magnolias is a Nashville based rock band fronted by Brooklyn native, Jessy Wilson. After landing in Nashville four years ago to further explore her career in songwriting, Wilson formed Muddy Magnolias—a raw, soulful extension of blues roots rock. Her essence on stage embodies her most beloved influences- Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. The band found quick success touring with Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown Band, Grace Potter, Record Company and... Continue

Friday, January 26th, 2018 08:00 PM

January Jams Presents: Muddy Magnolias Jan 26

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents: Muddy Magnolias

Muddy Magnolias Muddy Magnolias is a Nashville, Tennessee based rock band fronted by Brooklyn native Jessy Wilson. After landing in Nashville four years ago to further explore her career in songwriting, Wilson formed Muddy Magnolias—a raw, soulful extension of blues roots rock. Her essence on stage embodies her most beloved influences- Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. The band found quick success touring with Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown Band, Grace Potter, Record Company and debuting at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits music festival and more. Their debut album “Broken People” was release in October 2016 and was praised by... Continue

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 08:00 PM

January Jams Presents: Booker T. Jones Jan 27

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents: Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones For Fans of: Stax Records, The Beatles, Otis Redding, Drive-By-Truckers The legendary Booker T. Jones arguably set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. Booker T. has created masterpiece after masterpiece of groove, earning him a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Musicians Hall of Fame, as well as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award. Another bold step in his spectacular musical voyage, the new album Sound the Alarm finds the Hammond B3 organ master looking ahead yet again, laying down his distinctive bedrock grooves... Continue

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 05:00 PM

Farm & Fun Time Ft. Willie Watson, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer Feb 08

Birthplace of Country Music / Farm & Fun Time Ft. Willie Watson, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer

Radio Bristol presents the Farm & Fun Time variety show, live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum with modern folk artist Willie Watson and the unique mountain sound of Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer. Farm & Fun Time, the historic Radio Program broadcasting from Downtown Bristol, was a staple to listeners across the Southeast during the 1940s and 1950s on the former WCYB Radio. Radio Bristol breathes new life into the classic program with a fun, energetic show broadcasting live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and features music by house band Bill & the Belles. Hosted by Radio... Continue

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 06:00 PM

Merlefest On The Road At The Birthplace Of Country Music Museum Feb 23

Birthplace of Country Music / Merlefest On The Road At The Birthplace Of Country Music Museum

Merlefest on the Road makes a stop at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for an intimate 1927 Society Concert experience featuring live music from The Way Down Wanderers, The Barefoot Movement, and Andy May. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages included. #MerleFestontheRoad is an ensemble show with a rotating cast of past and present MerleFest artists selected to represent the festival's mission of celebrating "traditional plus music." The show tours the South in late winter every year to highlight the artists and to promote the popular Americana music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson. The MerleFest artists for #merlefestontheroad2018... Continue

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Tanasi Art of Storytelling - Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 24

Tanasi Art of Storytelling - Feb 24, 2018 -

The Northeast Tennessee Region is home to the world renowned International Storytelling Festival and home to ETSU’s renowned Storytelling Master’s Program. Every person and place has a story to tell. Whether historical, mythical, and legendary, stories express culture and interaction. Tanasi Arts and Heritage Center is pleased to collaborate with Unicoi County High School drama and East Tennessee State University storytelling program master’s students for a special evening of tales about regional railroads and the town of Erwin. If you need hearing, vision, or Spanish language translation assistance, please mark the appropriate selection in the registration form online. Register today... Continue

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