BLACKBIRD BAKERY: Bristol, 56 Piedmont Ave. June 13, 8 p.m., The Diamonds; June 15, Zoh Hamrick Trio; June 20, 8 p.m., Stemwinder (East Tennessee acoustic band whose music leans folks, includes light rock, and snippets of progressive bluegrass.); June 21, 8 p.m., KT Vandyke; June 22, 8 p.m., Pinion Pine. 276-645-5754.

BLOOM CAFÉ AND LISTENING ROOM: Bristol, 606 State St. June 14, 7 p.m., Bristol Bizarre: The Cosmos; June 15, 8 p.m., JP Parsons & The American Bandwagon; June 20, 7:30 p.m., Xaris Waltman and Bill Edwards; June 22, 8 p.m., Tatum Spears: a cabaret. 423-573-1602.

BONEFIRE SMOKEHOUSE: Abingdon, 260 W. Main St. June 20, 8 p.m., Otto and the Moaners; June 21, 8 p.m., Blind Liver. 276-623-0037.

BRISTOL HOTEL LUMAC ROOFTOP BAR: Bristol, 510 Birthplace of Country Music Way. June 19, 7 p.m., The Ladybirds; June 26, 7 p.m., Duty Free. 276-696-3535.

BRISTOL STATION BREWS & TAPROOM: Bristol, 41 Piedmont Ave. June 16, 4 p.m., Brews and Blues with Cleve Edwards. 276-608-1220.

CAPONE’S: Johnson City, 227 E. Main St. June 15, 10 p.m., Archaic Knowledge and Gipsy Danger; June 21, 10 p.m., Jake Quillin and The Kindest People; June 22, 9 p.m., Breakfast Club and Secret Love. or 423-928-2295.

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 14, 8 p.m., Bill Kirchen and Redd Volkaert, $20; June 15, 8 p.m., The Honeycutters, $20; June 22, 8 p.m., Beth Snapp, $15. 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 15, 9 p.m., Spaceman Jones and Force Field; June 20, 9 p.m., Year of October; June 21, 10 p.m., Swearwolf, Ghoulgasm, and Porno Arcade; June 23, 7 p.m., Glass Idols. 423-926-3896.

HOLSTON RIVER BREWING CO: Bristol, 2623 Volunteer Pkwy. June 14, 8 p.m., Before the Storm; June 22, 3 p.m., Black Stone Cherry and Kentucky Headhunters Family Reunion with The Georgia Thunderbolts (5 p.m.), Smoky White Devils (6 p.m.), The Josephines (7 p.m.), Kentucky Headhunters (8:15 p.m.), Black Stone Cherry (9:30 p.m.), $29.95 (Family bonds Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry and the Kentucky Headhunters. Internationally renowned, each band flavors its sound with Southern rock as whittled raw.). 423-361-1572.

JIGGY RAY’S DOWNTOWN PIZZERIA: Elizabethton, 610 E. Elk Ave. June 14, 7 p.m., Mick Kyte and Chris Long; June 21, 7 p.m., Chris Long. 423-518-1500.

O’MAINNIN’S: Bristol, 712 State St. June 13, 10 p.m., JP Parsons; June 14, 10 p.m., Set to Fire; June 15, 10 p.m., Below 7; June 19, 10 p.m., Emily Miller Band; June 20, 10 p.m., Matt Smile; June 21, 10 p.m., American Bandwagon; June 22, 10 p.m., Sucker Punch; June 26, 10 p.m., Copper Pot. or 423-844-0049.

ORANGE PEEL: Asheville, 101 Biltmore Ave. June 22, 9 p.m., Maria Bamford, $35-$40; June 26, 7:30 p.m., New Years Day, Diamante, and Savage After Midnight, $15-$18. 828-398-1837.

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE: Bristol, 629 State St. June 13, 7 p.m., Bad Mountain Brew; June 15, 8 p.m., Billy Crawford Band; June 20, 7 p.m., Soul Collision; June 21, 8 p.m., The Ian Feathers Band; June 22, 8 p.m., Loose Leaves. 276-644-9464.

STATE LINE BAR & GRILLE: Bristol, 644 State St. June 13, 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 14, 10 p.m., Demon Waffle; June 15, 10 p.m., Asylum Suite; June 19, 8 p.m., Matt Smile; June 21, 10 p.m., Boogie Knights (Knoxville-based Boogie Knights weld disco with large doses of funk and R&B. They hearken to the days of Rick James and Parliament as banded with KC & The Sunshine Band.); June 22, 10 p.m., Steve Rutledge & Groove Evolution. 423-461-0071.

WILLOW TREE COFFEEHOUSE AND MUSIC ROOM: Johnson City, 216 E. Main St. June 15, 8 p.m., Jesse Lewis, Chris Acker, and Zach Bryson; 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.


BERGLUND CENTER: Roanoke. June 25, 7:30 p.m., “Weird Al” Yankovic, $39-$279 (“Weird Al” Yankovic, music’s long-reigning king of parodies, made a name for himself during the 1980s with his pinpoint musical and appearance parodies of such pop superstars as Michael Jackson and Prince.). 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 (Upstate hail from upstate New York. Forged in acoustic music, they whittle harmonies to crisp points and musicianship along rivulets of rock, jazz, folk, and blues.); June 25, 6:30 p.m., Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, $15; 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; July 5, 9 p.m., Lady Antebellum. 828-497-7777.

KNOXVILLE CIVIC AUDITORIUM AND COLISEUM: Knoxville. 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; June 25, 8 p.m., The Allman Betts Band, $27-$47 (Led by Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the sons of rock legends Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts fuel blues-driven rock in The Allman Betts Band. Chunks carved from essence of The Allman Brothers Band, they’re rock royalty carrying on.); July 18, 6:30 p.m., “Country Music,” a film by Ken Burns, free with online reservation. 423-274-8920.

SPECTRUM CENTER: Charlotte. 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. July 20, 8 p.m., Little River Band, $40-$75. 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. June 14, 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 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 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: Bristol, Tenn. 3101 Hwy 421, Muzik Factory. June 15: Dixie Express. 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. 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 15: Appalachian Strings. 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 14: Mountains of Music Homecoming Special Show. Tickets for Homecoming Show visit Wise County chambers of Commerce, $15; $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 21: Nightshift Band. 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. 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.

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 15: 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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