In Tune :: Knoxville Music Guide July 2018

Kent Oglesby from Knoxville Music Warehouse gives us his picks for this month's can't miss performances!

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Kent Oglesby from Knoxville Music Warehouse tells us the hottest music acts to see this month in Knoxville!

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7/7 - The Octopus Project

The Octopus Project creates a psychedelic sound. Their music is a mix of pop, punk and electronic synths! Head to the Pilot Light for a fun experimental show this month!


COST: $10

VENUE: The Pilot Light

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7/11 - John Moreland

John Moreland is an incredibly talented singer & songwriter from Oklahoma! He’s touring with the Old Heavy Hands band for an impactful and deep sound!


COST: $20

VENUE: The Bijou Theatre

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7/13 - 7/15 - Forecastle Music Festival

Ready for a road trip? Let’s go to Louisville, KY for Forecastle Music Festival! Get ready for bourbon, great music and a good time.

Headliners include Chris Stapleton, Modest Mouse and Arcade Fire!

TIME: July 13th – July 15th

COST: tickets start at$69.50

VENUE: Louisville, KY

*Out of Town Pick*


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7/15 - Indigo Girls

The Grammy winning, multiplatinum folk duo is hitting The Bijou stage! You’ve probably heard their songs, “Closer to Fine” or “Power of Two.”


COST: $42.50 – $64.50

VENUE: The Bijou Theatre

*Indigo Girls has sold out their show.

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7/15 - Kurt Vile and The Violators

Kurt Vile is the former lead guitarist of The War On Drugs, who’s transitioned into his own act! Both his 2015 and 2017 records were highly acclaimed! Catch his rock sound at The Mill & Mine.


COST: $25

VENUE: The Mill & Mine


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7/17 - Modest Mouse

Indie-rock veterans, Modest Mouse, are coming to the Tennessee Theatre! This group has consistently put out great music since the 90s. The group is also playing at our Out of Town Pick, Forecastle Music Festival!

TIME: 7:30PM

COST: $50

VENUE: Tennessee Theatre

*Modest Mouse has sold out their show.

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7/27 – LUTHI

“The Boogie Circus” is coming back to the Scruffy City for a FREE concert! LUTHI is a nine-piece funk band from Nashville with lots of energy. Their performance is part of the Second Bell Soiree music series that leads up to the Second Bell Music Festival here in August.



VENUE: Barley’s Taproom

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7/28 - Dawn Landes

Dawn Landes is a rising Americana star! She’s toured as a member of Sufjan Steven’s band, and now is doing her own thing! Catch her performance in an intimate setting before she hits it big!


COST: $10 advance/ $13 day of show

VENUE: Pretentious Beer Co.

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