Lonestar

Lonestar is coming to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville on Saturday, September 14th at 7:30 p.m. For more than twenty years, the band has logged countless miles touring throughout the world, released several Platinum-selling albums while earning ACM and CMA awards aplenty. Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, Lonestar has achieved ten #1 Country hits, including “No News,” “Come Crying To Me” and “Amazed.” With over 100 dates worldwide per year, they are celebrating twenty years of their biggest selling album, Lonely Grill. Get tickets at npacgreeneville.com

Appalachian Fair

Monday will kick off the 93rd annual Appalachian Fair which runs through Saturday the 24th at the fairgrounds in Gray. Main Stage Country Entertainment will kick off on the 19th with Mitchell Tenpenny and Adam Hambrick. The Midway opens at 3pm with all kinds of ride specials. Find out more at www.appalachianfair.com

FUN IN BRISTOL!

Friends of the Bristol Public Library Meeting is coming up August 19, 2019 | 6 pm
Bristol Public Library . Join the Friends of the Bristol Public Library for their monthly meeting. All interested members and participants are encouraged to use the meeting room entrance on the upper floor. For more information about the Friends of the Bristol Public Library, please contact the library at 276-821-6147 or the Friends directly at FriendsoftheBristolLibrary@gmail.com

Also In Bristol, the Wine & Unwind Wednesday w/My New Favorites is coming up August 21, 7 pm at the Lumac Rooftop Bar . We’re excited for this band to play for us on our rooftop bar and lounge, Lumac! Come out and enjoy some great live music while you sip on a signature cocktail and eat some of Chef’s one-of-a-kind entrees! Call (276) 696-3535 for mor information.

LIVING HISTORY IN ABINGDON!

Coming Aug 24 , it’s Living History at the Abingdon Muster Grounds1:00 PM-4:00 PM . Overmountain Men and their families come to life at the Abingdon Muster Grounds during Living History Days 2019. These events highlight the importance of the Washington County, Virginia militia and the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780. There will be demonstrations related to life in backcountry Virginia during colonial times. This event has activities for the whole family! Join the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, as we bring history to life. Certified by the National Park Service as the northern trailhead of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, the Abingdon Muster Grounds is a picturesque 9-acre park with significant history.

Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillen

Labor Day Blues & BBQ with Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillen is set for Sunday, September 1st at the Abingdon Vineyards from 3-6pm, Enjoy rockin’ blues by Victor Lawson and Boogie Chillen and delicious BBQ! Wine slushees will also be available for purchase. Boat and kayak parking available. All ages welcome. Find out more at visitabingdonvirginia.com

RTE 23 Music Festival

Presented by the Birthplace of Country Music, the RTE 23 Music Festival is set for Sunday, August 25th at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise in Wise, Virginia. The event combines great music with the very best in local food and craft beer vendors to provide a fun, family-friendly event for the people of Southwest Virginia as part of BCM’s music outreach programming. The lineup will include Young Mister, The Cordovas and The New Respects. Find out more about this free event at www.rte23musicfestival.com

National Storytelling Festival

The 47th annual National Storytelling Festival is October 4 – 6 in Jonesborough. In addition to the mainstage concerts—the heart and soul of the Festival—the International Storytelling Center curates special performances including two exclusive early concerts held in the freshly raised tents on the Festival grounds. There will also be Ghost Stories, a Midnight Cabaret, Story Slam and Wine & Beer Garden. Get complete details at www.storytellingcenter.net

The Appalachian Fair

The Appalachian Fair gets underway this Monday, August 19th and runs through Saturday the 24th at the fairgrounds in Gray. A fun, educational, entertaining event for all ages, it will feature competitive exhibits for youth and adults, including livestock, arts and crafts, needlework, horticulture, creative cooking, photography and more. Check out the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Building with animals, fish and fowl in their natural habitat and the ever popular Barnyard Nursery. Main Stage Country Entertainers include Morgan Wallen, Dylan Scott, Josh Turner and Folk Soul Revival. Get details at www.appalachianfair.com

49 Winchester

49 Winchester presents the Appalachian Outlaw Jamboree on Friday, August 23rd at the Bloom Cafe and Listening Room in Bristol. Music kicks off at 7 p.m. and it’s only $10 admission at the door. The show will feature of Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee’s best up and coming acts live. Featured will be Jesse Lewis, Adam Bolt, The Dimestore Cowboys, Moose Roberts and The Jay Fitzgeralds and the 49 Winchester to close it all out. Details are online at www.bloomcafebristol.com

The Black Jacket Symphony

The Black Jacket Symphony will present The Eagles’ classic 1976 release “Hotel California” on October 2nd and 3rd at the Paramount Bristol. The show offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting. The album is performed in its entirety by a group of handpicked musicians specifically selected for each album, with the performance separated into two sets. In the first set the album is recreated in its entirety as a true symphonic piece. The second set opens with an incredible light display and features a selection of the album’s “greatest hits” which in this case will include the album’s title-track along with “New Kid in Town,” Life in the Fast Lane,” and “Victim of Love.” Get tickets now at www.paramountbristol.org/