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Talented Acts Sought for Summer Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

Talented Acts Sought for Summer Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is looking for storytellers, artisans, vocalists, dancers and musicians with self-contained acts ready to perform to millions of visitors along the streets of Gatlinburg. The popular seven-week event is assembling the 2017 cast and looking for talented acts presented in an Appalachian style. Auditions will be held January 14 and […]

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival Back for 5th Year

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival Back for 5th Year

The sounds of some of the biggest hits in country, gospel and bluegrass music will resonate through the streets of Gatlinburg when Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival comes to town August 24 through August 28. The festival, now in its fifth season, will feature over 130 acts of songwriters and musicians who have shaped the top […]

America’s Got Talent Finalist to Headline Sevierville’s 12th Annual Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, May 20-21, 2016

America’s Got Talent Finalist to Headline Sevierville’s 12th Annual Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, May 20-21, 2016

Back again for its twelfth year, Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival (May 20 & 21, 2016) has released its entertainment lineup, including a headline performance from Mountain Faith Band, 2015 finalist from NBC’s America’s Got Talent. “This year’s roster of performers features a great mix of up-and-coming artists with a number of bluegrass legends,” says […]

TNECD Approves Grant for “Million Dollar Quartet” Production

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that the department approved a grant of up to $4.3 million for the CMT series “Million Dollar Quartet,” (working title) the untold true story of record producer Sam Phillips and his ground breaking studio, Sun Records. Production is set to begin in Memphis […]

Christmas Comes to Life at Dixie Stampede, Starting November 3, 2015

 A new Christmas experience awaits guests planning their holiday visit to Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge. Earlier in the year, the dinner attraction unveiled a completely new look and treated guests to a new adventure. This winter, those all-new sights and sounds will dazzle guests, providing a holiday experience unlike any before. The Christmas […]

Dixie Stampede Set to Feature Top Southern Gospel Groups, September 29, 2015

Dixie Stampede Set to Feature Top Southern Gospel Groups, September 29, 2015

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede announced today that Southern Gospel groups, Soul’d Out Quartet and Tribute Quartet, will both perform on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Oct. 2. Each of these special performances will be held during gospel music’s largest annual event, the National Quartet Convention (NQC). Both of these groups performed during last year’s NQC […]

Award Winning Musician to Pay Tribute to Sevierville’s Regen Morris with His New Release “Regen’s Song” this Weekend in Townsend

Award Winning Musician to Pay Tribute to Sevierville’s Regen Morris with His New Release “Regen’s Song” this Weekend in Townsend

Gareth Laffely, 17-year-old NAMMY Rising Star Award recipient and NAMMY and ISMA multi-award nominated Native American flutist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer, returns to the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center for the Mountain Magic Native American Music Festival on Friday August 28th at 8:30 pm and Saturday August 29th at 4:00 pm. Gareth will be […]

The Kentucky Headhunters Celebrate New Release With A Performance In Newport On July 25, 2015

The Kentucky Headhunters Celebrate New Release With A Performance In Newport On July 25, 2015

“Rowdy, twanging, wild-eyed Southern rockers perform songs that insist on down-home roots. The Headhunters bring a sense of bar-band recklessness, riffing with unchecked muscle, combining country roots with ferocious, bluesy hard rock.” –The New York Times Grammy-winning Southern blues rockers The Kentucky Headhunters will headline the Popcorn Sutton Memorial Jam in Newport on Saturday, July […]

Country Legend John Conlee to Perform in Newport, TN

Country Legend John Conlee to Perform in Newport, TN

Country legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will be performing  on Saturday, July 25 at Cocke County High School, Newport, TN. During John Conlee’s 35 year  career in Country Music, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as: “Rose Colored Glasses” (John’s signature […]

PEA PICKIN’ HEARTS Represent TN at the Cooper River Bridge Run

PEA PICKIN’ HEARTS Represent TN at the Cooper River Bridge Run

Local singing duo, the Pea Pickin’ Hearts, have been selected from 2100+ submissions as one of twenty-five entertainers for the 40,000+ participants in the Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, SC on March 28, 2015. In addition, the Pea Pickin’ Hearts have the opportunity to claim one of the top 3 positions on the Cooper […]

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