Worlds collide this week at the Fold


Saturday, April 20th , 2019, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a unique concert of old time and bluegrass music. Longtime Fold performers Wayne Henderson and Helen White till be joined by a German bluegrass band, the Looping Brothers. Admission to the concert is $10 ...

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Tusculum 225 Exhibit created by students earns Award of Excellence from Tennessee Museum Group


A special project undertaken by students and their professor to recognize Tusculum University’s 225th anniversary has earned an award of excellence from the Tennessee Association of Museums. The state association recently honored the university for the Tusculum 225 exhibit at the President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library. The well-designed exhibit, unveiled during the ...

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Wi-Fi to connect downtown Johnson City


East Tennessee State University student Austin Ramsey believes a two-year project to provide public access to Wi-Fi in downtown Johnson City will “truly connect” the university to the historic district. “This is a big win for the ETSU community,” the Roan Scholar said at a news conference Thursday in Majestic Park. Ramsey ...

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14th annual Clinch Mountain Fest on tap again this year


Clinch Mountain Music Fest is gearing up for its 14th annual celebration of mountain music in Scott County, Virginia on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. Established by Jay and Carol Dixon and the Southwest Virginia Community Foundation as a means of preserving and perpetuating the heritage of the Appalachian region through its’ ...

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Racks by the Tracks expands to two days; country star Aaron Tippin to return for free show


This year’s Racks by the Tracks festival will literally be bigger than ever. Now in its 12th year, the event will expand to two days — Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 — for the first time in its history. It will also feature co-headliners on Saturday and a free ...

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John Berry to headline 2019 Covered Bridge Celebration


Once again, the Covered Bridge Celebration will have a top name headlining its lineup of national and local acts. This year’s top act will be John Berry. The singer-songwriter rose to stardom on the country charts of the 1990s with such mega hits as “Your Love Amazes Me”, “Standing on the ...

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