Music Monday starts out strong, as it should, and we’ve got the skinny on some of the most exciting upcoming shows and musical acts in town! And – with so much music – the time to start planning your concert schedule is NOW. Here are our top picks for live music in Knoxville this week!
There should be something for everyone to enjoy in East Tennessee, so take your pick below!
12/12 - Martha Spencer Band at Boyd's Jig & Reel
All the way from the Blue Ridge Mountains, Martha Spencer, is bringing her talents to the Scruffy City. The singer-songwriter, country musician is playing the WDVX Tennessee Shines Radio Show. If you don’t have time to stop in, just tune into 89.9 fm.
TIME: 7PM – 8:30PM
12/13 - Knoxvollidays Benefit Concert at Central Collective
Local musicians are gathering “in-the-round” style to raise money for The Love Kitchen! Your local favorites will be performing holiday and Christmas tunes. The Love Kitchen provides meals, clothing and emergency packages to the homeless and unemployed.
TIME: 7PM – 10PM
COST: $10, ALL proceeds benefit The Love Kitchen
12/13 & 14 - Dave Barnes at The Bijou
It’s “A Very Merry Christmas” with two back to back nights of Dave Barnes. The Nashville musician has received Grammy and CMA nominations for his songs. Dave Barnes and a handful of special guests will dazzle at The Bijou with their holiday-inspired performance!
COST: $29 – $49
12/15 - The Matthew Hickey Band at Wild Wing Cafe Knoxville
Knoxville’s own country-crooner, Matthew Hickey, is taking the Wild Wing Cafe stage this weekend! He’s performing a FREE night of music including country covers and some of his own original songs. This singer-songwriter makes country rock tunes. Check out his album, “Ride,” before the show!
That’s all for this week, but as always, we love to see your photos! Submit pictures to us from these shows, or any from this week, at @KnoxvilleWeekend on Facebook and Instagram and @knoxweekend on Twitter! Happy concert going!
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