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Volume 24, Number 8 — August 2017

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Stage Parents: Unsung Heroes
Madame Maestro Cornelia Kodkani-Laemmli
They're no "Choir Boys" but Dr. Tom Jenrette expects perfection from the Choral Ensembles at ETSU
Birthplace of Country Music Alliance
The Arts as Therapy: Gaining a Sense of Empowerment
Youth Spotlight: Taking the Stage at Theatre Bristol
Artistic Reflections II: Music and Art Take Center Stage
'It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing'
Barter's 'Don't Miss A Moment' Season 'Geared With A New Vision for Future'
Affrilachia: Black Artists in Our Region
Outstanding Teachers in the Arts
A Passion for Opera
The Big Read: Exploring Creativity and Mental Illness
In Search of Appalachian Connections
Where Are They Now?
Passionate About the Arts
Physicians Involved in the Arts
Across a Distance: Multimedia Bilingual Show
Celebrating Black History Month
Pulling Strings to Get Music Into Children's Lives
Summer Camps
Behind the Music: Composers in the Region
Mathematics and Music
Verner Blankenship Park Music Jam in Hurley to Become an Affiliated Venue of The Crooked Road
Tri-Cities' musical Mecca celebrates 25th anniversary
Art Walks help downtown areas
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion features local groups
A labor of love continues after 40 years
Mary Munsey writes songs from the heart
NPAC announces 2014-2015 season schedule
Bristol's new Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Bristol Music Club celebrates 100 years
All That Jazz: Rick Simerly
Celtic music is "happening" at ETSU
Mountains of Music Homecoming resounds
Heart of Appalachia celebrates the joy of music
Celebrating Mozart's Birthday
Minton Sparks "Heritage Headliner" for Cultural Crossroads Conference
Mountain Music Museum
Dobyns-Bennett Band wins Tennessee Governor's Cup
Two New Exhibits at ACMA's Mountain Music Museum
In Focus: Children's Choir Volunteers
Bristol's Sesquicentennial Celebration Concludes
Ralph Stanley Receives National Medal of Art
Milligan Production Recommended for Kennedy Center Festival
King College's Symphonic Choir Invited to Appear at Carnegie Hall
Knoxville Opera Offering Holiday Package
The Crooked Road Establishing a Directory
Symphony of the Mountains presents A Night of Elegant Music
Broadway Stars Join Symphony for Annual Dinner
Films Focus on Region's Musical Heritage
Bristol Carves Out Niche for Street Musicians
Conductor Cornelia Kodkani-Laemmli to make Guest Appearance in Knoxville for Jazz Concerts
Symphony of the Mountains Outreach Project
Applications accepted for Summer Music Institute Fellowship
New York's Metropolitan Opera Performances Broadcast Live to Knoxville Movie Theatre
Theatre Bristol to hold Auditions on January 21-22
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Announces Concert Series
The Kingsport Theatre Guild to hold Auditions for two productions
An Interview with David Hendricksen
Art Basel Miami Beach
A Weekend With Dr. Alice Parker: Choral and Vocal Workshops
BCMA announces partnership with The Southern Ledger
March 13 is Arts Advocacy Day in Tennessee
"Tanasi" Arts Center Proposed for Northeast Tennessee
Eleven Local Singers Named to National Honors Choirs
Arts Alliance schedules Sculpture Walks, Border Bash Exhibits
After Nearly 30 Years, ETSU Choral Director Still Inspires Students to New Creative Heights
Milligan Concert Choir Touring the Mid-Atlantic
Highlands Youth Ensemble to Sing in Hungary
Youth Spotlight: Rachel Barker
Two Actors Share the Role of Christ in Easter Musical
Cool Jazz in Jacksonville
Young Choir Member Also Going to Hungary
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Selects Signature Art
Simerly to perform at International Trombone Festival
Former Johnson City Resident Contributed Animation Work to Oscar Winner 'Happy Feet'
Music Club Announces 2007 Scholarship Winners
Tennessee Arts Commission spotlights BCMA
Youth Spotlight: Milligan College
IN FOCUS: Birthplace of Country Music Alliance
MECCA Singers enchant Audiences from Abingdon to Hungary
MECCA names new director of East Tennessee Children's Choir
Vote for "The Best Place to Listen to Bluegrass Music"
New Brochures Available: Mountain Music Museum, ACMA and Pickin' Porch
In Focus: A "Taste of Broadway"
Community Orchestra seeks New Members
Professors Pen Anthem to capture College's Legacy & Vision
In Focus: Outdoor Concerts
Professor's Research Recognized in Prestigious Journal of Music
Young Bristol Woman plans to Study Opera in Italy
In Focus: Faerie Festival in Abingdon
Rhythm & Roots Reunion welcomes Virginia Governor
Signs Honor Longtime Radio Program
College Radio Station Expands Programming, Coverage Area
MECCA adds Choirs for 2nd & 3rd graders
Rhythm & Roots Reunion concludes
Former Bristolian featured in "Voice of the Whale"
Local jazz musician "plays" ESPN Monday Night Football
Youth Spotlight: High School Bluegrass Band
Orchestral Feature Film Score Produced in Asheville
Call for Entries continues for "Art in the Lobby"
CORRECTION
Mountain Music of Virginia travels to the West Coast
Country Music Kiosk & Exhibit open at ETSU's Reece Museum
Music Museum planned for Marion, Va
"Musicians and Composers" Includes Articles by SVCC Professor
Grants Available to Book Performers
Bagpiping Teen Plays to Raise Money for Summer Camp
From New Zealand to Tennessee: A Fiddle Player's Journey to ETSU
Pianos added to Music Department to Make ETSU An "All-Steinway School"
Artistic Reflections II: Bob Greene, Jr.
Artistic Reflections II: Ann Holler
Artistic Reflections II: Beth McCoy
Artistic Reflections II: Evelyn Pursley-Kopitzke
Artistic Reflections II: Jane Perry
Artistic Reflections II: Q & A with the Composers
In Memoriam: Music Lover George Hammonds
Transitions: MECCA adds Chorister Director
IN FOCUS: Christmas Concert
Nashville Symphony receives Two Grammy Nominations
Triplett to chair BCMA Cultural Center Steering Committee
Plans for Birthplace of Country Music's Heritage Center Unveiled
Bristol's Fiddlin' Barber to Retire
Upcoming Concerts for Charles Goodwin
Concert will be Goodwin's 'Swan Song' with the Symphony
Goodwin's History with the Symphony
Artistic Reflections II Gives Young Percussionist a Chance to Perform
In Memoriam: Musician, Music Teacher Evelyn Thomas
Ralph Stanley and Doc Watson to headline Rhythm & Roots Festival
'Pop' Stoneman's Music finds Place in Country's Hall of Fame
Professor to Present Research at College Music Society Conference
Patty Loveless added to Artistic Council for Music Heritage Center Effort
Theatre Bristol's 'Seussical the Musical' is Appropriately Over the Top
Recent Concert a Reunion for the Strings of Celtic Air
Birthplace of Country Music Alliance Meets Local Fundraising Challenge
Carter Fold Seeks Brighter Future, Not Family Feud
Local Compositions Published
Payback: Former Student Says Thanks to VHCC Teachers
Pictures (and New Music) at an Exhibition: Artistic Reflections II
Milligan Students Honored with Arts Awards
Affrilachia: The Artists
Affrilachia: Q&A with the Artists
Youth Choir Member Now Sings Opera
Knoxville Symphony Director Conducts Score for 'Kit Kittredge: An American Girl'
Bristol, Va., Girl Sings Her Way To A $2,500 Top Prize
Upward Bound a 6-Week Music Opportunity
Review: 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' makes for a Great Evening Out
Review: Barter's 'Tommy' ? in a Word: Wow!
Young Musician in Homeschool Band
Music Club announces 2008 Scholarship Winners
Abingdon Festival Pays Tribute To Celtic Music
Thru It All, They're Still BUDDZ
IN FOCUS: Northeast State Raises Curtain on Regional Performing Arts Center Wing
Renovation Begins On BCMA Cultural Heritage Center Building
Winners of Governor's Awards for the Arts Announced
Nora Cross Played At Bristol's 'Devil's Hideout'
11-Year-Old Fiddle Player & His Band Will Perform During Rhythm & Roots
Winners of Virginia Governor's Awards for the Arts Announced
Transitions: Symphony Names Executive Director
Local Girl Band Doesn't Shy From Spotlight
Opera Rocks His World
Barter's 'Batboy' is Brain-Battering Bedlam
E&H Celebrates Renovation of Visual and Performing Arts Building
Romeo Named Interim Director of The Crooked Road
E&H Choir to Perform for Educators Association
Opera in Schools
Music Club Fundraiser includes Fashion Show
Food City Gives Boost To BCMA's Cultural Heritage Center Project
Wanted: Artists & Cultural Organizations for Virginia's 'Minds Wide Open' Celebration
Inspired by Nature, Passionate About Poetry
Morten Lauridsen: Getting Back to Nature
Lauridsen: Passionate About Poetry & the Human Voice
Lauridsen: About the Composer
Lauridsen: What Others Are Saying
Lauridsen: Other Well-Known Compositions, Recordings
BCMA Elects Officers
Photomural Highlights ETSU Music Program
ETSU's Olson to Edit the Charles K. Wolfe Series
Study Reveals 'Crooked Road' Success
Symphony Partners with YWCA for Free Music Lessons
Where to find A! Magazine for the Arts
African American Roots
'Smoke on the Mountain' is Tuneful and Inspiring
Young Pianist Performs with The Paramount Players
New Director, New Opportunities for Children's Choral Academy
UVa-Wise Enjoying Booming Growth
Symphony Musician, Teacher Honored
Audiences are Raving about Barter's 'Joseph'
In Perfect Harmony
Birthplace of Country Music Raising the Roof
A Timeless Stage: Memories of the Paramount Center
E&H Trumpet Ensemble in Elite National, International Events
Making Music ... And A Difference
Music Museum To Stay In Bristol, Va.
Stars Shine in ETSU Program Faculty
CD Reviews: Ralph Stanley II, Robert Plant with Alison Krauss
Area Music Students Visit White House
Listen as Young Pianist Performs with The Paramount Players
A Music Miracle
Traveling Troubadour Tells Tales
Johnson City Symphony Under Baton of New Conductor
ETSU's Olson Assists PBS Documentary
'Song Of The Mountains' at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va.
J4 wins 'Singing Family Face Off'
Children's Choral Academy Singers in National Honor Choirs
Tennessee Ernie Ford Collection Moves to V.I. College
Maybelle Carter was a 'Wildwood Flower'
'Jimmie Rodgers' is a Magnificent Tribute
Bluegrass Band Duty Free Knows How to Draw a Crowd
Youth Spotlight: Elizabeth LaPrelle
Music history given national spin
Rhythm & Roots Partners with Local Food Bank
Song of the Mountains Festival-Smyth County Celebration
Get Ready for Song of the Mountains Festival
This Year's Virginia Highlands Festival Geared For Youth
Area Youth Headed To White House For Music Program
BCMA Seeking Federal Dollars For Work On Cultural Heritage Center
Brothers Passionate About the Arts
Achievements Noted for Local Residents
Bristol Sessions Marker Unveiled With Music
COMING UP: The Arts ~ Changing Lives!
Milligan Awards Fine Arts Scholarships
2009 Rhythm & Roots Reunion Features Five-Year-Old Fiddler
Festival Organizers Pleased with 2009 Rhythm & Roots
From ETSU to Broadway
Virginia Honors First Heritage Award Winners
Blue Ridge Parkway Officials Unveil 75th Anniversary Painting
Guitar Auction to Aid 4-H Center's Campaign
Rhythm & Roots Reunion Headliners Sweep IBMA Awards
The Arts — Changing Lives!
Youth Spotlight: J4 Band
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Taking Home the Gold
Lawmakers Back Bristol Cultural Heritage Project
Niswonger Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Funding for The Crooked Road
BCMA Receives $2.5 million Loan for Cultural Heritage Center
Teacher Bandy Brownlee: Inspiring Voices
Outstanding Teachers: What Sets Them Apart
'The Crooked Road' Named 'Distinctive Destination'
Abingdon Native Pens Article in Music Publication
The Crooked Road makes list of leading U.S. Heritage Destinations
Capo's Music Store Opens
Symphony of the Mountains Selects New Concertmaster
Reaching for the Stars: Sara Brimer
Youth Spotlight: Playing The Harp
ACMA Establishes Leon Kiser Scholarship at ETSU
Behind the Scenes: "Chaps!"
Local Groups Rely on Arts Commission Funding
High Note: Morrell Music Celebrates 50 Years
BCMA Tracks Fundraising with 'Banjometer'
Are Riding and Music Genetically Connected?
Arts for Youth: Three Generations Play Piano
BCMA lays off Executive Director Bill Hartley
Tusculum Music Professor honored by National Association
Founder of ETSU Bluegrass Program speaks at Harvard
'The Crooked Road' a 'Distinctive Destination'
Paying Tribute to a Bluegrass Legend
Friends, Family Gather to Remember Fallen Musician
Full-Speed Evan Ferrell
Rhythm & Roots Issues Two Posters
Achievements & Transitions at East Tennessee State University
Floyd Country Store Celebrates 100 Years
E&H Professor a Masterclass Teacher at Piano School
Students Recognized During Annual Awards Day
Rhythm & Roots Reunion Still 100 days Away
Pickin' a New Musical Image for Bristol
'Upward Bound' Students Gain 'Sound' Advice
Highlands Youth Ensemble Performs at Carnegie Hall
Review: "The Rat Pack" Ought to Pack 'Em In
Youth Spotlight: Benjamin Dawson
Lachmann Hosts "Women on Air" on E&H Radio Station
Workshop Showcases An Appalachian Tradition
Music Teacher wins Songwriting Contests
Abingdon Talent Show
Jack Hinshelwood Named Executive Director of 'The Crooked Road'
"Mountain Stage" Celebrates "Birthplace of Country Music"
Celtic Musician Originally Played Rock-n-Roll
Community Band, Tusculum College Form Partners
Musical Memories
ETSU Martin School Events in September
Rhythm & Roots Hires Director of Marketing & Public Relations
New Recognition for Old Time Music
Rhythm & Roots Reunion Named a Top 20 Event
Rhythm & Roots Reunion Celebrates 10 Years
Music & History at Kingsport's Netherland Inn
Folklife Workshops Help Music Lovers Find 'Rhythm'
'This Town Gets It'
Tribute to Tennessee Ernie Ford
Festival a Perfect Time for Wedding
Rhythm & Roots More High-Tech Than Ever
Sound Man Makes Sure Music's Heard
Passion for Opera: Fans Travel to See Performances
Passion for Opera: Never Miss a Chance to Attend
Passion for Opera: Music Bridges Gap Between Generations
Passion for Opera: Listen on WEHC-FM
Rachel Barker in Opera Training Program
Winners of RRR Photo Contest
McCoury Band History
"The Wreck of the Old 97"
'Rhythm & Roots' Achieves Record Attendence
Youth Spotlight: Zack Hughes
Rhythm & Roots, BCMA Talk Partnership
Korean Youth Choir Honors War Vets
On a High Note
Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music
Sound of Music: About the Choral Ensembles
Sound of Music: About the Choral Directors
Sound of Music: What Former Students are Saying
In Focus: Music Club 2010 Fundraiser
Back in the Fold
Mountain Music Heritage
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Unveils "Music on State Street"
Opera Singer Wants to Write Country Music
Youth Spotlight: Erin Aubrey
Theatre Bristol offers Singing Telegrams Year-Round
Knoxville Music Director Wins Grammy award
Appalachia Connections: ETSU Programs
Appalachian Connections: Jane MacMorran
Appalachian Connections: ETSU Students
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Takes Home the Bronze
Milligan Professor Honors Auschwitz Orchestra
Common Chord (two-part story)
Country Music's Most Important Recordings
Jackson, Smith to headline Mountain Stage
The Sweet Sound of Traditional Music
Where Are They? Lindsay Browning
NEA Study Measures Value of Performing
Sessions 27 Music Store opens
Taking the High Road with Low Notes
Bristol Music Club Scholarship Winners
The Crooked Road featured in New York, Roanoke Newspapers
Growing the Arts in Johnson City
Johnson City: Hands On! Museum
Johnson City: The Music Scene
Achievements by Area Composers
Youth Spotlight: So You Think You Can Dance?
Summer Reading Programs throughout the Region
'Laugh, Cry or Take Offense...'
ETSU Celtic, Bluegrass, Old-Time Bands Touring Abroad
Open 'Box Set' & Unexpected Happens
Broadway Comes to Bristol
Rachael Emery Comes Full Circle
Debut of 'A Special Place'
Youth Spotlight: Katherine Benson
"It's My Dream Job"
Call Her the Coal Miner's Grand-daughter
Help BCMA Preserve History
Heartwood: A Place to Show Off
Youth Spotlight: Fiddler Steps Into History
'Song of the Mountains' joins Crooked Road
Crooked Road, Heartwood connect region
Highlands Festival Another Successful Production
Rock Solid
Finishing the Race
Fulfilling a Musical Promise
Museum Plan Gets $600K Support
Luthiers: Festivals Showcase Instrument Makers
Luthiers: Parsons Mandolins
Luthiers: Sheppard Guitars
Luthiers: Along Virginia's Crooked Road
Arts Commission Awards Grants
Youth Spotlight: Russ Hicks
Bristol More Than Guitars and Bluegrass
Encyclopedia of Appalachia Music Section Now Online
In Sync: Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Mountain Music Museum joins The Crooked Road
BCMA seeks $2.2 Million from Tobacco Fund
Youth Spotlight: Cameron Lugo
A 'Clinch Mountain Boy' announces ministry
"The Most Soulful Voice"
WETS-FM introduces HD Radio to Tri-Cities
Physicians Involved in the Arts
Physicians Involved in the Arts
Physicians Involved in the Arts
Physicians Involved in the Arts
UT Piano Tech elected president of National Organization
Young Singers chosen for Honor Choir
Across a Distance: Unique & Powerful
Across a Distance: The Collaborators
Across a Distance: The Music
Across a Distance: Reviews
Barter Theatre, Symphony of Mountains "A Beautiful Blend"
Bristol Library offers Free Music Downloads
Mary B. Martin School Outreach
Heartwood Winning Accolades
Youth Spotlight: Claire Morison
Ann Holler Committed to the Arts
Book Review: House of Cash
Heartwood announces Henderson Guitar Winner
Characters of The Crooked Road
What's Next on The Crooked Road?
Cameron Lugo a National Finalist in String Competition
Black History: "Growing up African-American gives you a special perspective."
Black History: Classical Music is "Color Blind"
ETSU Professor leads Drumming Circles
Two Grammy Nominations for "Bristol Sessions" Boxed Set
ETSU Students Building Custom Electric Guitars
Don't Stop the Music
Breaking Through...Together
85 Never Sounded So Good
Mountain Stage Returns to Bristol
Youth Orchestras in Middle Schools & High Schools
Private Instruction
Academy of Strings
Other Private String Instruction
Youth Orchestra Awards
Youth Spotlight: Emily Lamb
Minds Wide Open: Local Honorees
Bristol Music's Biggest Booster
Summer Camps: Music
Summer Camps: Multiple Disciplines
Youth Spotlight: "Banjo Joe" Bevins
Tribute to Women: Arts-Related Honorees
Concert Supports Homeless Program
ETSU Jazz Program Marks 10th Anniversary
Retiring Music Professor Honored with Scholarship Endowment
Local Musician Pursues Dream
Look for JUNE A! Magazine on Wednesday, MAY 30
Young Artists Perform at Heartwood
David Massengill Returns to Bristol
Black Cadillacs Driven by Blues
A Dandy Dozen
Terrie Talbert Never Bored with Bristol
Bristol's State of the Arts Weekend
Youth Spotlight: Savannah Smith
Tribute Series Heating Up in Bristol
Highlands Festival: Last Long Version
Music Educator One of Two Tennesseans Featured in Concert in London
A good time is contagious
Bluegrass Won't Get Out
Youth Spotlight: Maggie Gatley
Mountain Songs Recount Cosmic Battles
Brit Boys Bring Beat
UK's Mumford & Sons rock Downtown Bristol
CART Schedule announced
Mary B. Martin School of the Arts kicks off Fourth Year
ETSU Bluegrass Band to release New Album
Pieces of Me
Old Marion School taking on New Mission
Rhythm & Roots Reunion this Weekend
Song of the Mountains Launches Kickstarter Campaign
Capo's Music Store in Abingdon to Become an Affiliated Venue of The Crooked Road
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Alex Vanburen
Doyle Lawson in IBMA Hall of Fame
Pickin' Porch party celebrates Documentary Release
Kentucky's Musical Roadtrip
JP Parsons finds Musical Inspiration in the Everyday
Real Women Pick Pink Saturday
Music in the Castle "Awesome"
"The Singing Chef" Cooks for Appreciative Crowd
The Lambsburg Community Center Jam an Affiliated Venue of The Crooked Road
Our Far Flug Artists
Far Flung Artists: Craig Combs
Construction on Birthplace of Country Music Museum to begin
Mumford Event Generates $5 million Impact
'Earth Mama' celebrating New CD
The Crooked Road Receives "Bluegrass Innovator" Grant Award
Christmas Concerts Ring in the Season
Battle Student to play in All-American Band
Rhythm & Roots Organizers to announce 12 Acts for 2013 Over 12 Days
Applications being accepted for first Jenrette Vocal Scholarships at ETSU
BCMA gathers third Moss print
Milligan donates Concert proceeds to Ronald McDonald House
Behind the Music: Dan Gawthrop
Behind the Music: Maria Niederberger
Local Composer Scott Gendel featured in Major AIDS benefit
The Crooked Road receives NEA grant
ETSU's Dr. Ted Olson and John Fleenor nominated for Grammy Awards
Birthplace of Country Music starts Building New Bristol Va Home
Hep-cat, honky-tonkin' jazz band: Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen
2012 a Marque Year for BCMA
Milligan presents Fide et Amore award to David Runner
Something about the Mantras You've Never Heard
Guy Clark follows 'L.A. Freeway' to Abingdon
Blue Highway Makes Stops in Tri-Cities
The Crooked Road receives D'Addario Foundation grant to support Traditional Music Education Program
Annabelle's Curse to record Second Album
Jonesborough Bluegrass Series kicks off
VHCC Music Director wins Songwriting Contest
Schery Collins on Mathematics and Music
Bill Linderman muses on Math & Music
David Smith on Math and Music
James Warden's thoughts on Math and Music
Perspectives on The Mozart Effect
VHCC hosts Songwriters Festival
Milligan Orchestra participate in Carnegie program
Jonesborough General Store Hosts Weekly Bluegrass Night
Charlie Daniels plays music like Dale Earnhardt wrestled race cars
Tuesday Night Jam in Bluff City
ETSU's Bluegrass, Country & Old-TimeMusic Program
Jack Tottle performing in Hawaii
Jack Tottle to perform in Tri-Cities
Reflections On Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music at ETSU
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Michelle Schodowski
ETSU students' barbershop Quartet to sing at Regional Competition
Grant Awarded for Music/Film Series
Hillbilly Opry to become a Crooked Road Venue
Birthplace of Country Museum striking opening chord
Border Bash ... Free Summer Concert Series
Milligan student studying music in Nashville
New Band Sets First Concert
Dance along to American roots music
Verner Blankenship Park Music Jam in Hurley, Va., new Crooked Road venue
Abingdon celebrates the arts on First Thursday
Bristol undergoes an arts renaissance
Accidental scheduling starts successful tradition
Kingsport, The Model City, serves as model for the arts
John Battle band director chosen as Yale Distinguished Music Educator
Jessica Turner named director, head curator of Bristol's Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Abingdon soaks in the blues with street party
Marion expands vision of Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Music and Arts
Barter Theatre and Symphony of the Mountains Team Up For Les Misérables
Music thrives in region's downtowns
Downtown Music: Celtic
Downtown music: Summer concerts
Virginia Highlands Festival offers arts, music, more
Barter Theatre to host bestselling author and Grammy nominated-songwriter
'Remembering' the "50s not necessary for a fun evening
Mountain Music Museum is nearly ready to sing
Entertainment Everywhere: Experience the arts in the Mountain Empire
Children's choir announces tour to Greece and performances
Two new events at Rhythm and Roots scheduled
Former "closet' musician takes to the stage at BR&RR
These Undowners call BR&RR premier music festival
Annabelle's Curse appearing at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
This year's local R&R line-up
Youth Arts Spotlight: Mischief in the Meadow performs at BR&RR
Washington County Fair opens Sept. 9
Hungry for soul-soothing tunes?
Marion's Musical Heritage Mural Canvas Unveiled
Bristol's Rhythm & Roots Reunion gets underway Friday
Bristol's Rhythm and Roots spotlights all types of music
Bristol Rhythm & Roots partners with BVU and BTES
Arts for Youth Spotlight: K.T. Vandyke
MECCA announces concert season and tour
Current and former ETSU students featured in "Country Weekly'
Numerous ETSU alumni, faculty honored during IBMA Awards
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Carson Peters
Scotty McQueery: College student on weekdays; country star on weekend
Kingsport piano student wins honor at TTU
The Market Square Jam in Blacksburg is a new Crooked Road Affiliated Venue
Rain didn't dampen BRR 2013 attendance
The Civic Chorale celebrates 40th anniversary
The Civic Chorale Personnel
About the Season and How to Join
Arts for Youth Spotlight
ETSU personnel win IBMA awards
Local pianist places in Young Artist Competition
King choirs to participate in International Festival of the Aegean
Music, magic, humor drive VW Boys
Stage productions depict the magic of Christmas
ETSU Alumnus named Virginia Music Educator of the Year
Milligan Christmas concerts draw record crowd, donations
January Jams are back in Abingdon at Barter Theatre
Kingsport begins new concert series
Annabelle's Curse: 'We just play until it sounds right'
Key acts announced for Rhythm & Roots 2014
Winter issue of "Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine' looks at music
Scholarships available for students
Bristol Sessions to be subject of weekend program at Lincoln Center
Birthplace of Country Music museum on track for August opening
Interest high among tour group operators for BCM museum
Exciting changes on the way for BCM's Wise, Va., music programming
Kaitlyn Baker sings record deal
Hometown band stoked to play on the revered Down Home stage
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Tatum Spears
BVU approves $150,000 for concert
Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley celebrates 87th birthday
Mountain Music Museum: Icon "Papa Joe' honored
Ahoy! There be Sea Chanters coming
BCM Museum Gets $100k Gift from Bank of Tennessee
Milligan presents U.S. premiere
Record Crowd at Heartwood for Folk Soul Revival
Lineup for Bristol's Border Bash music series announced
Emmylou Harris tops the lineup for Bristol Rhythm & Roots 2014
Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival is at VHCC
Richard Leigh is happy to support his alma mater
How to enter the songwriting contest
VHCC String Band entertains
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Jose Rodrigo Avila
E&H Trumpet Ensemble among elite music programs chosen for conference
Alumnus Dr. Joe Moore to return as director of new ETSU marching band
MercyMe coming to Greeneville
Gathering in the Gap Songwriting contest finalists announced
Youth Music Festival hits a fine note at Heartwood
Promoter working to secure another outdoor concert for Bristol
Young musicians earn Bristol Music Club scholarships
Eugene Wolf's artwork takes you on a spiritual journey
Barter Theatre is off to see the wizard
ETSU hires new band director
Joe & Cindy Gregory Give Building to Birthplace of Country Music
The Wood Brothers will appear at Abingdon Market Pavilion on June 5
Downtown musical sculpture is taking shape at the hands of artist Val Lyle
Singer likes being labeled "retro'
Bluesman Jarekus Singleton plays guitar like a man possessed
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Isabelle Karren
Southwest Virginia Woman wins Country Showdown
Friends of Choir organization established in ETSU Music Department
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum on pace to open Aug. 1
Bristol's Dane Bryant is music director of Olivia Newton-John's Vegas show
Symphony of the Mountains announces new season
Country Music Museum opens
ETSU student joins The Boxcars
Passion for music leads King's Matthew Larkin to New York for graduate music program in Instrumental Conducting
Winner of Orthophonic Joy Music Contest
Country artists cap museum's opening weekend with show
Long-awaited Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens to public
Can't sit still around the Alabama Spirituals
ETSU's Olson discovers bluegrass music's "missing link'
Tourism executives visit new Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Head of Northeast State's new entertainment tech program offers insights
ETSU Martin School announces fall arts season
Museum architect eager to share credit
Emmylou Harris headlines at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Hayslett wins Orthophonic Joy Music Contest
Georgia Warren: Witness to country music history
Uncle Kracker's route through music brings him to Abingdon
NPAC celebrating its 10th anniversary season
Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys promise "a good time show'
14th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion coming this weekend
Rhythm & Roots came to a close Sunday with fun, food and goodbyes
Scholarship program helps young musicians
Former scholarship winner has international career
Paramount Chamber Players celebrate 10th anniversary
Arts for Yough Spotlight: Clay Fissel
Johnson City Symphony Orchestra announces season
Chuck Mead slated to appear solo at the Down Home in Johnson City on Nov. 12
Concert to benefit the big C ... CARE
Cornelia Laemmli Orth leads symphony
The symphony presents "A Down Home Christmas"
About Cornelia Laemmli Orth
The rest of the season
Local Composer Scott Gendel featured with cellist Yo-Yo Ma on AIDS benefit album organized by Sing For Hope
ETSU names Dr. Maria A. Niederberger chair of the Department of Music
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2015 Weekend Passes on sale
'The Nutcracker' ballet is a story close to their heart
Organizers say June concert series to give significant economic boost
Center Stage: Webb Wilder show won't be tame at Down Home
There's no slowing down Earth By Train
Local composer featured with Yo-Yo Ma on AIDS benefit album
Kingsport cellist performs at the White House during the holidays
Brooklyn to Bristol: The Carter Family Project takes root
Virginia's Blue Ridge Music Festival cancels 12-day event for 2015
Make way for Appalachian sunshine
Friends of the Southwest Virginia Museum announce St. Patrick's Day Fundraiser
Thomas O'Neill lives for opera
Carson Peters to be Part of Rotary Frolics fun
Brandon Santini performs Feb. 4 at Wolf Hills Brewing Co. in Abingdon
Officials eye new ways of bringing visitors to Twin Cities
Bristol native might share Grammy glory
UPDATE: Bristol native shares Grammy
City announces Tennessee Ernie Ford Legacy Award and lecture series
Old Crow Medicine Show headlines Autotrader Pre-Race concert at Bristol Motor Speedway
Chris Tomlin set to play Freedom Hall
Galax music festival to showcase Bristol Sessions CD artists, music
Music on the Lawn returns to Abingdon
ETSU bluegrass well-represented among 2015 award winners
Little River Bluegrass – Gospel Barn to Become an Affiliated Venue of The Crooked Road
Fun Fest announces Sunset Series Entertainers
Kaitlyn Baker show: Finally this Friday!
Dr. Ted Olson's project receives award
Communities Making Crooked Road's Mountains of Music Homecoming a promising reality
Laura Ann Warner gives credit to others
ETSU professor wins awards for liner notes
Dane Kinser: Following the Music to national spotlight
Biltmore's 19th annual Concert Series heats up the month of August
One man's dream becomes the journey of a lifetime
Virginia High's Rachel Locke youth talent winner at 'Broadway' event to benefit Niswonger
Diverse offerings at Gathering in the Gap
Museum to launch WBCM radio this summer
New box set honors forgotten music pioneer Tennessee Ernie Ford
Marion show's future on pause
Carter Fold concert kicks off nine-day festival in SWVa.
ETSU's Dr. Ted Olson produces box set of Tennessee Ernie Ford recordings
Rachel Locke uses her passion for performing to excel in life
White will return as show host
"Raisin Cane' in Johnson City
'Menopause The Musical" coming to Princeton, W.Va.
Review: Wohlfahrt Haus holiday show
4-H after-school music program JAMS
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Shelby Carrico
All That Jazz: Joseph Trivette
Music and education combine for one "cool" concert
D-B band takes Grand Champion award in N.C. for third year in a row
All That Jazz: David Champouillon
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Tragler and Hardin
Theatre Bristol stages "Scrooge'
John Cowan performs at 1927 concert series
NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' to ease on down that tuneful road
Marion's Lincoln Theatre announces its holiday lineup of performances
Niswonger Performing Arts Center recognized as "Best" by Tennessee Magazine Readers
ETSU faculty, alumnus included among Grammy nominees
TobyMac coming to Tri-Cities.
Man on a Mission with saxophone in hand
Rhythm & Roots generates $16 million impact
Bristol Author's book links favorite songs, mood
Arts for Youth Spotlight
January Jams kicks off with New Orleans' brass band
Four area students sing their way into national honor choirs
VMFA announces Dominion Jazz Café
Ethnomusicologist to serve as ETSU's Basler Chairholder in spring
New Strategic Partnership for the Birthplace of Country Music
Martin School of the Arts announces spring season
Earls of Leicester bring bluegrass to ETSU
NEA awards grant to The Crooked Road
Paramount Chamber Players perform throughout Tri-Cities
Rolling Stone ranks BRRR among nation's top country events
Henderson JAM looking very sweet
Black History: Color Them Country
Book and CD on Blind Alfred Reed produced by ETSU's Dr. Ted Olson
ETSU congratulates faculty, alumni Grammy winners
Study abroad opportunities abound at ETSU
Mother & son lead Celtic music program
Three composers speak at Bristol library
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Slim Pickins
Color them Country: The Black Women of Country Music
Slim Pickens alumni find success
Abingdon's Kelsey Rae to perform at Bluebird Café in Nashville
Community service award nominees being accepted
AAME announces winners of Arts Achievement Award
Crooked Road sets stage for 2nd Mountains of Music Homecoming
Bringing Blind Afred Reed out of the shadows
Ralph Peer exhibit goes up at Birthplace of Country Music Museum
It's Fan Central April 30 at E&H College: Blue Highway says thanks
It's Fan Central April 30 at E&H College: Blue Highway says thanks
Eastman Credit Union commits $100,000 To Radio Bristol
Lynn to headline annual Rhythm & Roots Reunion in September
BCM Museum offers free tours & sponsored transportation to classrooms affected by test termination
New music degree program approved between Northeast State, King
1973 musical coming to UMC's Wesley Center in Bluff City
ETSU vocal performance students earn state, regional honors
THS Spring Show features Appalachia tunes
Tennessee High's Brownlee to retire
Gathering in the Gap coming up
ETSU Pre-College music students winners in Bristol Music Club Scholarship Auditions
Lamplight Theatre unleases pure gospel in Springtime Jubilee
Cultural events at Homecoming complement music
Heartwood promotes a creative economy
The Crooked Road's economic impact
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Nick Weitzenfeld
Pipino gives keynote address at Wisconsin Graduate Student Conference
Chautauqua Festival makes its return to town
Home Entertainment/Life Local Elvis tribute is coming to Marion for July Fourth
Kaitlyn Baker has a 'Heart of Appalachia'
State Line Wind Symphony keeps music alive
Community band thrives in Johnson City
ETSU alumnus Chesney has a very good year
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Luke Ponce
Hungry Mother Festival celebrates 43 years
Lou Reid and Carolina celebrate The Crooked Road with record and video release
Local choir performs at Carnegie Hall
Niswonger Performing Arts season announced
ETSU faculty and staff assist with "On Top of Old Smoky'
Rhythm & Roots Reunion fills Bristol with music
Fans, organizers proclaim R&R Reunion keeps getting better than year before
Bristol church's Art Series opens with concert by soprano Parrish
ETSU faculty and staff assist with "On Top of Old Smoky'
Janis Joplin: Three years and a lifetime of music
When the superstar was a ... Nobody
"The Sessions' trilogy prove Appalachia is not a one-note culture
BRRR performer Liz Vice combines faith and voice into her "calling to love'
Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, The Band Perry highlight all-star Tailgate Party
When the Superstar was a Nobody
Everyone knows "Rocky Top'
Blues great Buddy Guy steps up as headliner
Appalachian reggae a bond of cultures
Next year's Reunion already in the works as city crews finalize clean up
Kruger Brothers perform world premiere in Bristol
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Named Festival of the Year by Southeast Tourism Society
"Chicago': a collaboration between Barter and Symphony of the mountains
Jones and friends perform at First Presbyterian
Old Fields Singers preserve shape note singing
The Henderson touch ... Not just any guitar
Bill Anderson's whisper heard 'round the world
Mountain Empire Children's Choral Academy Christmas concerts announced
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion wins award
ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band enjoying success with new student-penned single
January Jams is on stage in Abingdon
ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band enjoying success with new student-penned single
LeStrange Viols revives early string music and pushes boundaries
From driving a coal truck to taking a seat at the Grammy Awards ... "Is this really the life I've led?'
Appalachian Men's Ensemble to present "Keys on Fire"
Stella Parton: East Tennnesse Proud
Arts for Youth Spotlight: Emma Grubbs
Sullivan County native returns to area for solo concert
Bluegrass program picked as state's official TV series
Song collectors for future generations
Lenten meditation music programs set
Teen Rap Battle in Johnson City
Abingdon's Thursday Jam series gets a boost for 2017
Department of Music adds strings program to its repertoire
The Paramount Chamber Players present "The Art of Singing'
Mountain Stage and Julian Sands at Mary B. Martin
Country star Josh Turner performs as part of King University's 150th celebrations
ETSU Pre-College music students win national MTNA competition
'Son of Sorrows' incredibly believable
National Association of Music Merchants Foundation BVPS receives national award for music education
Marcia & Marvin Gilliam support the arts
Beth McCoy is a huge influence on local musicians
Arts for Youth Spotlight
Abingdon Music Experience presents Thursday Night Jams
ETSU Pre-College music students win national MTNA competition
East Tennessee History wins highest honor
TNT AS DYNAMITE
Hughes and Gleaves' music is Appalachia circa 2017
Korean Children's Choir will perform at 17th annual Bristol Community Prayer Breakfast
Milsap delivers pure love, hits in Bristol concert
Yoakam to highlight 17th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in September
Gathering in the Gap Songwriting Contest finalists announced
Crooked Road Announces New Guitar Sampler CD Project
Arts for Youth Spotlight
Theatre Bristol presents Beauty and the Beast
The Broadcast: Northern soul/southern rock, shaken and stirred
Appalachia is fused into art
The Crooked Road Announces Homecoming Concert and Events
Knoxville Symphony appoints William Shaub as concertmaster
Birthplace of Country Music Museum to participate In Blue Star Museums
Celtic Ceilidh at the Virginia Highlands Festival
Musicians in Bristol recording for '1927 Jubilee': The New Bristol Sessions'
New book to include Blountville's "CanJoe' John alongside Peter Frampton and YES
Steppin' out? Dancin', food, friends at the Show Palace
Niswonger Performing Arts Center announces season
Symphony performs Aug. 27
Bella Raye: "I'm not afraid to open up ... and tell people who I am."

Music Events

Sycamore Shoals Fife & Drum Corps to meet
Acoustic Coffeehouse has music everyday except Mondays
Acoustic Music Jam on Mondays in Abingdon
Live music Thursdays at Heartwood
"Hometown Stars" at Birthplace of Country Music
Knoxville Symphony season tickets on sale
Bristol Public Library summer celebration
Appalachian Summer Music Festival set
Carch the bands at Pickin' Porch
Youth symphony orchestra auditions set
Civic Chorale to hold auditions
Full Moon Jam Aug. 17
Shake it Like a Caveman at Studio Brew
ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band performs at Twilight Alive
Johnson City Community Concert Band to perform
Sullivan County Red Back Church Hymnal Sing
Main Street Brews & Tunes in Jonesborough
Children's choir auditions set
BCM Museum Director to speak at Bristol Public Library Summer Series
Voices of the Mountains holding auditions
Bluesman Billy Crawford at Full Moon Jam
Symphony of the Mountains performs a free concert