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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Tri-Cities’ distilleries absent from Tennessee Whiskey Trail


Unveiled earlier this week, the Tennessee Whiskey Trail gives beverage connoisseurs a roadmap to visit distilleries in virtually every section of the state. But not every Tennessee distillery made the lineup. East Tennessee is well-represented along the Tennessee Distillers Guild’s Whiskey Trail, with numerous stops in Gatlinburg and Cocke County, but the Tri-Cities area was completely ...

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Tom Holland Says His Spider-Man is In ‘Iron Man 2’


Spider-Man is now a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, officially, but apparently he has been there in spirit for the past seven years. Well, his alter-ego Peter Parker has, anyway. According to Tom Holland, who plays Parker/Spidey in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming, the character is on screen in 2010’s ...

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Get Ready, Bellas! Watch First ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Trailer


When Pitch Perfect opened in theaters in September 2012, it caught lightning in a bottle. Loosely adapted from a true story, it revolved around a motley group of college students who slowly form a bond through their participation in an all-female a capella group. The low-budget production received a positive critical reception ...

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Here’s How Much Spider-Man We’re Going to See in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’


The early reactions for Spider-Man: Homecoming are tremendous, with many (including this writer) saying it is the best Spider-Man movie yet. It’s also the first Spider-Man movie produced by the folks at Marvel Studios (The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy), and not only does it feature Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony ...

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