BLACKBIRD BAKERY: Bristol, 56 Piedmont Ave. June 6, 8 p.m., Juan John; June 7, 8 p.m., Gerald Sheppard; June 11, 6 p.m., Campbell Denning; June 13, 8 p.m., The Diamonds; June 15, Zoh Hamrick Trio. 276-645-5754.

BLOOM CAFÉ AND LISTENING ROOM: Bristol, 606 State St. June 14, 7 p.m., Bristol Bizarre: The Cosmos. 423-573-1602.

BONEFIRE SMOKEHOUSE: Abingdon, 260 W. Main St. June 7, 8 p.m., Juan John; June 9, 6 p.m., Bill and The Belles. 276-623-0037.

BRISTOL HOTEL LUMAC ROOFTOP BAR: Bristol, 510 Birthplace of Country Music Way. June 12, 7 p.m., Bailey George and Jessica Stiles (Throwbacks to the 1940s and ‘50s, Bailey George and Jessica Stiles enliven country and rockabilly of yore with verve and style.); June 19, 7 p.m., The Ladybirds. 276-696-3535.

BRISTOL STATION BREWS & TAPROOM: Bristol, 41 Piedmont Ave. June 8, 7 p.m., Jordan Allen & The Bellwethers. 276-608-1220.

CAPONE’S: Johnson City, 227 E. Main St. June 7, 7 p.m., Corey Smith; June 8, 9 p.m., Akita Go! and Doctor Ocular; June 15, 10 p.m., Archaic Knowledge and Gipsy Danger. or 423-928-2295.

COUNTRY CLUB BAR AND GRILL: Bristol, 3080 W. State St. June 8, 9:30 p.m., Broke n Busted. 423-844-0400.

THE DAMASCUS BREWERY: Damascus, 32173 Government Road. June 15, 7 p.m., Springbrooke. 276-469-1069.

DOWN HOME: Johnson City, 300 W. Main St. June 6, 7:30 p.m., Gretchen Peters, $20; June 14, 8 p.m., Bill Kirchen and Redd Volkaert, $20 (Guitarists Bill Kirchen and Redd Volkaert rank among the nation’s finest purveyors of Telecaster magic. They’re dynamite – fuse, sticks, blast and all.); June 15, 8 p.m., The Honeycutters, $20. or 423-929-9822.

HARVEST TABLE RESTAURANT: Meadowview, 13180 Meadowview St. June 26, 6:30 p.m., Laura Thurston. 276-944-5142.

HIDEAWAY: Johnson City, 235 E. Main St. June 7-8, 10 p.m., Rotting Plum 2019 with Mind Modes, LeAnna Eden, Cutthroat Shamrock, Sammy Guns Band, and Deadwood Drifters; June 15, 9 p.m., Spaceman Jones and Force Field. 423-926-3896.

HOLSTON RIVER BREWING CO: Bristol, 2623 Volunteer Pkwy. June 7, 8 p.m., Kudzu Killers; June 14, 8 p.m., Before the Storm. 423-361-1572.

ORANGE PEEL: Asheville, 101 Biltmore Ave. June 7, 8 p.m., Darrell Scott, $25-$35; June 8, 9 p.m., Janeane Garofalo, $30-$35; June 22, 9 p.m., Maria Bamford, $35-$40. 828-398-1837.

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE: Bristol, 629 State St. June 6, 7 p.m., Wyldeheart; June 7, 8 p.m., Victor Lawson and Boogie Chillen; June 8, 8 p.m., Tennessee Beach; June 13, 7 p.m., Bad Mountain Brew (Bad Mountain Brew call Mt. Airy, North Carolina, home. They’re straightforward rockers with a swashbuckling Southern flair.); June 15, 8 p.m., Billy Crawford Band. 276-644-9464.

SPORTSMANS MARINA: Abingdon, 23511 Sportsman Dr. June 9, 4 p.m., TomCats. 276-628-2850.

STATE LINE BAR & GRILLE: Bristol, 644 State St. June 6, 7 p.m. Crazy Karaoke with Michael. 423-652-0792.

STUDIO BREW: Bristol, 221 Moore St. June 22, 7 p.m., The Dimestore Cowboys. 423-360-3258.

WILD WING CAFÉ: Johnson City, 71 Wilson Ave. June 7, 10 p.m., Southern Rebellion; June 8, 10 p.m., Gentlemen & Liars; June 12, 8 p.m., Saul Brooks; June 14, 10 p.m., Demon Waffle; June 15, 10 p.m., Asylum Suite; June 19, 8 p.m., Matt Smile. 423-461-0071.

WILLOW TREE COFFEEHOUSE AND MUSIC ROOM: Johnson City, 216 E. Main St. June 22-23, 7 p.m., Dulafest with These Undowners, Daniel Couper & The Kept Collective, Big Son, Us If, A Great Disaster, Magus and the Movers, Beth Snapp, Buffalo Fiasco, and Joey Tucciarone. 423-631-0600.

WOLF HILLS BREWING CO: Abingdon, 350 Park St. June 8, 6 p.m., Iliad and Loose Leaves. 276-477-1953.


BERGLUND CENTER: Roanoke. June 25, 7:30 p.m., “Weird Al” Yankovic, $39-$279. 540-853-5483.

BIRTHPLACE OF COUNTRY MUSIC MUSEUM: June 13, 7 p.m., Farm and Fun Time with Sierra Ferrell, Steel City Jug Slammers, and Bill and the Belles, $30; June 15, 2 p.m., Community Jam; June 22, 7 p.m., 1927 Society Concert Series with Upstate, $80; July 26, 2 p.m., Radio Bristol Session with The McLain Family Band. 423-573-1927.

HARRAH’S: Cherokee. June 14, 9 p.m., Cledus T. Judd (Cledus T. Judd mines fertile country terrain for clever parodies from the genre’s ranks of superstars.); July 5, 9 p.m., Lady Antebellum. 828-497-7777.

HERITAGE HALL THEATRE: Mountain City. June 8, 7 p.m., Privette Family Bluegrass; June 13, 7 p.m., Kyman Matherly & Broken Road, $5-$7; June 22, 7 p.m., Codie Prevost, $10-$20. 423-727-7444.

KNOXVILLE CIVIC AUDITORIUM AND COLISEUM: Knoxville. June 11, 7:30 p.m., Derek Hough, $54-$90.50; July 13, 7 p.m., 85 South, $43-$59. 865-215-8999.

PARAMOUNT CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Bristol. June 21-23, 28-30, Theatre Bristol presents “The Wizard of Oz,” $12-$16 (Theatre Bristol steps up to present its take on “The Wizard of Oz,” which marks 80 years since the debut of the classic film. Kenn Naegele, who helmed “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and “Annie,” directs.); June 25, 8 p.m., The Allman Betts Band, $27-$47. 423-274-8920.

SPECTRUM CENTER: Charlotte. June 10, 8 p.m., Ariana Grande; June 12, 7 p.m., Twenty One Pilots; July 9, 7:30 p.m., New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, and Naughty By Nature. 704-688-9000.

TENNESSEE THEATRE: Knoxville. June 12, 7:30 p.m., REO Speedwagon, $69.50-$125 (Formed in 1967, REO Speedwagon rose to international stardom during the 1970s and ‘80s. Million-selling hits including 1980’s “Keep On Loving You” catapulted REO and singer Kevin Cronin to anthem rock staples.). 865-684-1200.

U.S. CELLULAR CENTER: Asheville. June 28, Dwight Yoakam. 828-259-5736.


ALLISON GAP COMMUNITY CENTER: Allison Gap, Va., Community Jam Friday nights, 6 p.m. All bands and pickers welcome. Free. 276-496-7590.

BRISTOL COLUMBIAN CENTER: Bristol, Tenn. 125 18th St. May 31, 7-9 p.m.: No Dance. Admission $10, veterans and children under 12 free; food available 423-914-2316.

BOOZY CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER: Bristol, Va., 1989 Shelly’s Road. July 15, 4 p.m.: Crooked Road Homecoming Barbecue. Music 5-7 p.m.: Valley Grass. 276-466-0026.

BREAKS INTERSTATE PARK: Breaks, Va., Every third Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Pickin’ Night at Rhododendron Lodge. 276-865-4413 or, 423-926-8742.

BUFFALO RURITAN: Bluff City, Tenn., 200 Willow Brook Dr. June 7, June 14. June 28 : Rambling Rose Band. Friday night dances until 7-9:30 p.m., 423-538-8568. June 21: Every third Friday night Fish Fry. June 8: Cherokee Outlaw. June 15: Southern Countrymen. June 22: Southern 76. June 29: Wanted Stranger. Every Saturday, Dance 7-10 p.m. Saturday only, admission $6. Cake walk and door prizes, 50/50 cash drawings, concession available. 423-967-1651.

BRISTOL, VA-TN COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW PALACE: Abingdon, Va. Community Center of Abingdon, 300 Senior Dr. June 8: Coal Creek Band. Saturday only 7-10 p.m. Free dance lesson beginning at 6 p.m. Cost $7 per person, children under 12 free. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; concession on site.

CARTER FAMILY FOLD: Hiltons, Va. Music 7:30 p.m.: $10, adults; $2 for children 6-11; under 6 free. Recorded live for show information: 276-386-6054. Staff member: 276-594-0676. Facebook or

CHILHOWIE LIONS CLUB: Chilhowie, Va., 116 Industrial Park Road. June 7: Nightshift Band. June 14: Music Memories. June 21: Southern Countrymen. June 28: Dixie Express. Every Friday night 7-10 p.m. cake walk, 50 & 50 drawing and door prizes. Barbecue and hot dogs in concession. Cost $7. 276-646-3916.

COMMUNITY CENTER OF ABINGDON: Abingdon, Va., 300 Senior Dr. June 8: Coal Creek Band, sponsored by Bristol Country Music Show Palace. Saturday only 7-10 p.m. Free dance lesson beginning at 6 p.m. Cost $7 per person, children under 12 free. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; concession on site. Bingo every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Cash prizes. Dinner for purchase. $25 to play all evening; Ballroom dance lessons every Wednesday 7:15 p.m.; Greasy Bean Café & Guitars every Tuesday, 5:45-8 p.m.; Game Day every Friday 1-4 p.m. 276-628-3911

COUNTRY CABIN II: Norton, Va. June 8: Benny Jones & CMT Country. Saturday 7:30-10:30 p.m. $6 per adult; $1 per children 12 years and under. 276-679-3541.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Johnson City, Tenn., 900 Spring St., East Tennessee International Folk Dancers, every Thursday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fun and exercise for the whole family. Beginners welcome. Partner not required. Cindy Huff, 423-245-5408 or

HILL KARAOKE CLUB: Rose Hill, Va. Karaoke every Wednesday and Saturday, 6 p.m. $2 or donation.

HOLIDAY INN: Johnson City, Tenn., North Roan St., Mountain Empire Shag Society, meets every Monday, 7-9:30 p.m. Free Carolina shag lessons at 8 p.m. 423-878-5877 or

HOLSTON RIVER COON CLUB: Saltville Va., Lakeview Drive. Salty Dog Jam every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. 276-496-7509 or

JONESBOROUGH GENERAL STORE AND EATERY: Downtown Jonesborough, Wednesdays’ 6-8 p.m. open mic bluegrass night. 423-913-8003.

LAYS HARDWARE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Coeburn, Va., 409 Front St. NE. June 7: Right Fork Ramblers. June 14: Mountains of Music Homecoming Special Show. Tickets for Homecoming Show visit Wise County chambers of Commerce, $10 in advance $15 after May 31, $7 for children 12 and under. June 21: Benny Jones & CMT Country. June 28: Bluegrass Circle.(Fridays only, doors open 6 p.m., music 7 p.m.). 276-395-5160

MS. GERTA’S: Wytheville, Va., East Lee Highway off Exit 77 on I-81. Tuesdays, Bluegrass Jam, 6:30 p.m. Donations. 276-617-1166.

MOUNTAIN EMPIRE SHAG SOCIETY: Johnson City, Tenn. VFW, 2518 Jim Funkhouser Road. June 15, 7 p.m.: Beach Knight Band. Doors open 6 p.m., cover charge $10; concession available.

NORTON COMMUNITY CENTER: Norton, Va., clog nights on Thursdays, 5-6:15 p.m., $5. Clog review and lessons. Classes offered for beginners ages 5 and up. 276-679-2096.

OUTDOORSMEN: Blountville, Tenn. 4535 Hwy 11W. June 29: Four Of A Kind. Sponsored by the Bristol Country Music Show Palace. Saturday only 7-10 p.m. Free dance lesson beginning at 6 p.m. Cost $7 per person, children under 12 free. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; concession on site. Friday’s only 7-10 p.m. doors open 6 p.m. with Couple Dance. Line dance 6:30 p.m., cost $6; refreshment available.

TRI-CITIES DANCE: Kingsport, Tenn., Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone St. Line and Ballroom Dance. Fourth Friday Dance, Line dancing at 6:30 p.m. and during break, drinks and snacks, $6.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LODGE: Bristol, Va. 1997 Long Crescent Dr. June 8: No Dance


SINGERS WANTED: Wise, Va., UVa-Wise. The Singers at UVa-Wise, a college and community choral organization, is seeking additional members. Auditions not required but choral experience is expected. Contact Dr. Michael Donathan, director, at

HEART OF APPALACHIA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA: Lebanon, Va., band room of Lebanon High School, each Thursday from 6-8 p.m. No audition. Kevin Townsend at 276-701-5737 or


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