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!
Photo Credit: The Octopus Project/ Facebook
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!
VENUE: The Pilot Light Visit Website
Photo Credit: John Moreland/ Facebook
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!
VENUE: The Bijou Theatre Visit Website
Photo Credit: Forecastle/ Facebook
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*
Photo Credit: Indigo Girls/ Facebook
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.
Photo Credit: Kurt Vile/ Facebook
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.
VENUE: The Mill & Mine
Photo Credit: Modest Mouse/ Facebook
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!
VENUE: Tennessee Theatre
*Modest Mouse has sold out their show. Visit Website
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 Visit Website
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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. Visit Website