Archives for October 2017

Mark Chesnutt

Tickets are on sale now for Mark Chesnutt in concert at the Freedom Hall Civic Center Arena, Saturday, December 2nd at 8 p.m. with special guest Tara Thompson. Tickets are $28 and are being sold through the Kingsport and Johnson City, TN Firefighters Associations. Funds raised will provide smoke detectors for families in need and help the Community Fire Relief Fund for victims of fire.

Songs Come Apart

“Songs Come Apart,” a workshop with songwriter Ed Snodderly is set this Saturday, November 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum Performance Theater in Bristol. Snodderly, who teaches songwriting at East Tennessee State University in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Program, will dig into the craft of songwriting. Workshop space is limited to the first 16 people who sign up and the cost is $50. You can find more information at


Theatre Bristol presents ANNIE at the Paramount Center for the Arts, November 17th through the 26th. Featuring a cast of more than 50, the heartwarming family features favorite songs like “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.” Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for seniors and students and are available at

Veterans Musical Concert

The 2017 Veterans Musical Concert will be held this Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:30 p.m. at the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center. Hosted by Jonesborough’s Board of Mayor & Alderman and Veteran’s Affairs Committee, the event will feature musical entertainment by the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre’s players and the popular, Appalachian Express Chorus. The concert will be followed by a reception open to the public. Details are online at

Orange Moon Tunes

Come check out Orange Moon Tunes on Saturday, November 11th from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Hideaway in Johnson City. The gathering will mix up the local music scene with DJs Natural Black Invention and Deep in the Cut, followed by Achy and Sterling Springs. Local artists Isaac Jones and Jaime Black will be selling their art in the back. Admission is $5, 18 and over only. Details are on Facebook at

Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad, “The American Band” of the 70’s, is coming to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville on Saturday, November 18th at 7:30 p.m. Over their career, Grand Funk has had 19 charted singles, eight Top 40 hits and two #1 singles with sales in excess of 25 million records worldwide. Mega-hits “We’re An American Band “Locomotion,” and “Some Kind Of Wonderful” still receive continuous airplay on Classic Rock radio.


The Theatre-at-Tusculum presents “Oliver!”, November 10th through the 19th. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for kids 12 and under. Based on the novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens, audiences will be transported to mid-19th century London for the show, which will be performed at the Annie Hogan Byrd Theatre on Tusculum’s Greeneville campus. For information go online to visit

Five Room Haunted Escape

The Five Room Haunted Escape runs through November 4th. All five challenging rooms have riddles and puzzles that need to be solved in order to escape, all the while as you’re being stalked by someone or something .

Trunk or Treat in Elizabethton!

Coming Monday in Elizabethron, it’s Truck or Treat at Milligan College
Monday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s “Trunk or Treat” will be held in the parking lot of Milligan’s Faculty Office Building, located behind the McMahan Student Center. Parking for the event is available behind the Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts. A safe and fun environment for children, “Trunk or Treat” gives area youth an opportunity to enjoy this age old custom in a new and exciting way. Milligan students will dress in costume and decorate their cars to house a variety of treats for participants. “Trunk or Treat” is sponsored by LINC (Linking Individuals to the Needs of the Community). The LINC volunteer center is a student-run organization that connects Milligan students to volunteer needs in the surrounding community.

Young Frankenstein in Jonesborough!

If you love the cult classic Mel Brooks movie “Young Frankenstein” starring Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman, you will be thrilled with this musical stage production (also by Mel Brooks) presented by a multi-talented cast at the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre.
This show introduces Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronkensteen”), who is the grandson of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, the creator of the well-known monster from the novel by Mary Shelley. Young Frankenstein runs October 20 through Nov. 5, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m, and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $16 general admission, $14 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets, call the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center at (423) 753-1010 or go online to