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Lyle Lovett serenades the Biltmore Estate more

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At first glance, you may not be familiar with the name Jim Rooney. By all accounts, though, you’re probably well-aware of the people, places and things he not only was part of, but also created, championed, and chased after. more

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Texas troubadour to play Asheville more

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A conversation with lead singer BJ Barham more

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A conversation with bassist Chris Wood more

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Albino Skunk Festival

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A slight breeze awoke me from my slumber one recent Saturday morning. Swaying in the hammock, I looked upward while the first sunshine of the day sprinkled through the branches all tangled high above. more

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With the untimely passing of founding member and longtime lead singer Scott Weiland in 2015, and the tragic suicide of replacement singer Chester Bennington in 2017, the Stone Temple Pilots were at a crucial crossroads. more

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Before his upcoming Asheville show, the legendary troubadour talks about life on the road, the spark of creativity. more

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Despite uncharacteristically freezing temperatures rolling through Eastern Tennessee this past weekend, the Rhythm N’ Blooms Music Festival proved yet again its place as one of the “must see” events of its kind in Southern Appalachia. more

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Like a tumbleweed from his native Texas, Rodney Crowell has bounced and rolled along through life to wherever the four winds of the cosmos push him. more

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Like many cities in the southeast, Lexington, Kentucky, has a seen a rebirth over the last decade. Withering metro areas following the economic collapse, these spots have become culinary, artistic and musical capitals of their respective states. more

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Over the better part of the last two decades, The Steep Canyon Rangers have done the single most important thing a band can do—be themselves. more

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Largely unknown outside of East Tennessee, The Monday Movement can immediately turn a small room into an enormous arena of tone and sound. more

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The key to Balsam Range’s success is a long-time group of friends, all open to new ideas, new techniques and approaches to that high, lonesome sound that remains at the core of their identity. more

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'Rocky Top' Celebrates 50 Years

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Tucked away in the heart of the Old City in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, the Jackson Terminal is a former railroad freight depot now modern-day event venue. And on a recent Saturday evening, Andy and Ashley Wagner got hitched. more

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Acoustic Syndicate

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Straddling the lines between bluegrass, mountain music and rock-n-roll, Acoustic Syndicate is a result of their miles on the road, where they soaked in the sounds of the landscapes they passed through, the countless stages they took each night. more

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As the Monday through Friday host of WDVX’s “Blue Plate Special” on 89.9 FM, Red Hickey oversees a legendary radio program in the studio located on bustling Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. more

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Garret K. Woodward

Clayton, Georgia, recedes in the rearview mirror. Head farther west on Highway 76. The last of the day’s sunshine falls behind the Blue Ridge Mountains. Take a right on Persimmon Road, an easy-to-miss turnoff into the backwoods. more

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