Moon Pies & Dog Days: Here’s what you need to know about Jonesborough Days 2017


New events are coming to Jonesborough Days in its 47th annual year. Hosted by the Town of Jonesborough to support its historic downtown on the weekend before the 4th of July, Jonesborough Days is changing things up a bit by offering new gigs along with its pre-Independence Day traditions. Main Street Program Director ...

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Patriots be ready: Here’s your guide to the 4th of July in NE Tennessee


Independence Day is one of the nation’s most beloved traditions, as Americans of varied professions, political persuasions, faiths and ethnicities celebrate the common bonds of citizenship. Remembering the day our founders signed the Declaration of Independence, the Fourth of July honors freedom with fireworks and more. Here are some events near ...

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Dave Mason is “Alone Together Again” in new tour coming to Bristol


Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason, with Marti Jones and Don Dixon, will play at the Paramount Center for the Arts, 518 State St., Bristol, on Thursday and June 30, beginning at 8 p.m. both nights. Advance tickets run $57-$37 for adults, $52-$32 for seniors and students and may ...

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Local band This Mountain works to release new EP


Local bands of all genres are constantly at work performing and recording new music, and some are gaining a lot of recognition for their artistic endeavors. One unique group that comes to mind is the local folk rock band This Mountain, who are working on their newest EP, “THS MTN Part ...

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The 10th annual Sculpture Walk is here. Seven new pieces and an existing favorite are now part of the Kingsport Sculpture Walk, curated by Hank Foreman of Appalachian State University. Sculpture Walk X is in the downtown area, and most of the new pieces can be seen on New Street. A convenient ...

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Collaborative Cardinal Park Red Ale quenching thirst for 3rd straight year


A partnership forged over a pint. It was nearly four years ago when Johnson City Cardinals General Manager Tyler Parsons and Johnson City Brewing’s Eric and Kat Latham sat down inside a tap room and discussed forming a collaborative craft beer. The obvious goal for both parties was to boost their respective ...

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Theatre Bristol Announces Auditions for “Mark Twain’s TOM SAWYER”


Theatre Bristol announces June 19, 20, 24, and 26 auditions for its upcoming production of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, directed by Steve Baskett. This fall, Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, adapted for the stage by Joe Sturgeon, takes us on an adventure at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace, weekends August 25 through September ...

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Fun Fest concerts feature Huey Lewis and the News, Rick Springfield, Jeremy Camp


KINGSPORT — Fans of rock ’n’ roll and contemporary Christian music will see a full slate of award-winning performers during this year’s Fun Fest Sunset Concert Series, including headliners Huey Lewis and the News, Jeremy Camp and Rick Springfield. The contemporary Christian concert will kick off the series on Thursday, July 20. ...

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