ELIZABETHTON — Are you an unsigned musician who is between 13-18 or a member of an unsigned band of teenage musicians?
ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department has announced the lineup for this summer’s Covered Bridge Jams in the Covered Bridge Park.
Thousands of vintage records donated by the Appalachian Cultural Music Association and the ACMA Mountain Music Museum have found a new home at East Tennessee State University.
Formed in Paris in 1962 by American Ward Swingle – originally as The Swingle Singers – The Swingles hold a unique position in the vocal music world. Not only have they been performing for more than 50 years, but the ensemble of seven vocalists, now based in London, has cut 50-plus recordings and won five Grammys.
Amanda Anne Platt and The Honeycutters, a country roots band from Asheville, N.C., will play at the Down Home, 300 W. Main St., Johnson City, on Friday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m.
If your looking to get the word out, you would do well to tell Maria True, president, general manager and co-owner with her brothers of the JET Broadcasting Corporation of Erwin.
Concert admission is on a donation basis, suggested at $10 for adults and $5 for students.
NASHVILLE — Female musicians in Nashville have long complained about the lack of representation on country radio, but now a collective of female songwriters are singing “Time’s Up.”
After moving from Greeneville to Nashville nearly three years ago, Dugger Band, made up of brothers Seth and Jordan Dugger, set out to make a name for themselves in the country music scene.
Rhonda Vincent and The Rage’s album “All the Rage – In Concert, Volume One [Live]” tied with “Laws of Gravity” by The Infamous Stringdusters for first place in the Best Bluegrass Album category.
NEW YORK — Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album “24K Magic,” winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night.
For over 30 years, the community has called for an arts initiative that would introduce an arts venue to Johnson City, and now that construction has been underway since September for the James C. and Mary B. Martin Center for the Arts, East Tennessee State University’s new facility is set to be finished by the fall of 2019.
A bipartisan group of eight senators, including Tennessee Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander, introduced legislation Wednesday they said would be “the most significant change in music licensing laws in decades.”
Parton said in a statement that the name change was spurred by changing attitudes and “will remove any confusion or concerns about our shows” as the company that operates the attraction expands into new markets.
Auditions set for choral society: The Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. including assessment of vocal quality, sight-reading and tonal memory drills. No prepared piece
Dec 30, 2017 at 12:00 AM