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Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:19 pm | Updated: 6:24 pm, Thu May 15, 2014.


620 STATE: Bristol, 620 State St. May 16, 9:30 p.m., Annie Robinette. 423-652-0314.

ACOUSTIC COFFEEHOUSE: Johnson City, 415 W. Walnut St. May 15, 9 p.m., Hillbilly Bad; May 16, 8 p.m., The World of Wendel Werner; May 17, 8 p.m., Brief Awakening; May 18, 8 p.m., Jay Roemer and Mike Vial. 423-434-9872.

BONEFIRE SMOKEHOUSE: Abingdon, 260 W. Main St. May 15, 8 p.m., Marshall Ballew; May 16, 8:30 p.m., Ryan Ward. 276-623-0037.

BOOTS N SPURS: Bristol, Tenn., 102 Belmont Dr. May 16, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Marcus Boyd (acoustic); May 17, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Soul Collision ( ‘80s, ‘90s and modern rock); May 23, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Southern 76 (classic country); May 24, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Plan/Z (variety), $6 cover Friday and Saturdays. Tuesdays, Bikers Night, 8 p.m. to midnight; Wednesdays, Karaoke Nights, 8 p.m. to midnight, karaoke contest runs 8-weeks with a winner receiving $25 each week. 423-573-2668.

CAPONE’S: Johnson City, 227 E. Main St. May 15, 9 p.m., Chris Knight, $15; May 17, 9 p.m., The Resolute, Skytown Riot and Far Far Away, $8; May 18, 9 p.m., 10 years and Killing Abraham, $15; May 19, 8 p.m., Pop Evil, Escape the Fate, Avatar and Glamour of the Kill, $22. www.caponesjohnsoncity.com or 423-928-2295.

THE DAMASCUS BREWERY: Damascus, 32173 Government Road. May 16, 6 p.m., Appalachian Trail Days 2014 with Wise Old River; May 17, 12 p.m., Appalachian Trail Days 2014 with Ryan Ward, JP Parsons, James Meadows, Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen, Farmhouse Ghost, etc. 540-314-2782.

DOWN HOME: Johnson City, 300 W. Main St. May 17, 8 p.m., Jay Farrar, $20. www.downhome.com or 423-929-9822.

HACIENDA LOS LIMON BAR: Bristol, 329 8th St. May 15, 8 p.m., open mic/karaoke; May 16, 8 p.m., karaoke; May 17, 8 p.m., karaoke; May 21, 8 p.m., karaoke. 423-212-7490.

THE HANGAR GRILL: Wise, 6104 Airport Rd. May 24, 9 p.m., Emma Loo & Sam. 276-328-9699.

HARVEST TABLE RESTAURANT: Meadowview, 13180 Meadowview St. May 21, 6:30 p.m., William Borg Schmitt. 276-944-5142.

HIDEAWAY: Johnson City, 235 E. Main St. May 21, 8 p.m., The Hooten Hallers. 423-926-3896.

HOLIDAY INN: Bristol, 3005 Linden Dr. May 24, 8 p.m., Mark Larkins. 276-466-4100.

HOLSTON RIVER BREWING CO: Bristol, 250 N. Raceway Villa Dr. May 23, 5 p.m., Tara Mills; May 24, 5 p.m., The Billy Crawford Band. 423-361-1572.

MACHIAVELLI’S: Bristol, 8 5th St. May 30, 9 p.m., Letters to Abigail. 423-573-9955.

O'MAINNIN'S: Bristol, 712 State St. May 15, 10 p.m., Mark White; May 16, 10 p.m., Catfish Frye Band; May 17, 10 p.m., Hundred Acres. www.myspace.com/omainninspub or 423-844-0049.

ORANGE PEEL: Asheville, 101 Biltmore Ave. May 17, 9 p.m., Deer Tick and Langhorne Slim, $15-$17. 828-398-1837.

PAINTER CREEK MARINA: Bristol, 766 Painter Creek Rd. May 25, 7 p.m., James Meadows. 423-878-5775.

SLEEPY OWL BREWERY: Kingsport, 151 E. Main St. May 16, 7 p.m., Lance Stinson. 423-612-0727.

STATE LINE BAR & GRILLE: Bristol, 644 State St. May 15, 7 p.m. Crazy Karaoke with Michael. 423-652-0792.

STIR FRY CAFE: Kingsport, 125 Broad St. May 23, 8:30 p.m., Hundred Acres. 423-343-9424.

WILLOW TREE COFFEEHOUSE AND MUSIC ROOM: Johnson City, 216 E. Main St. May 15, 8 p.m., King Super and the Excellents; May 17, 8 p.m., Adrianne Lenker. 423-631-0600.

WOLF HILLS BREWING CO: Abingdon, 350 Park St. May 15, 5 p.m., Chris Padgett; May 16, 5 p.m., Brushfire Stankgrass; May 17, 5 p.m., Amythyst Kiah. 276-451-5470.


FREEDOM HALL: Johnson City. May 31, 8 p.m., 1964 The Tribute, $26. 423-461-4855.

HARRAH’S: Cherokee. May 16, 9 p.m., Chicago, $44.50-$74.50; May 25, 7:30 p.m., Dolly Parton, $75-$125. 828-497-7777.

NISWONGER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: Greeneville. May 17, 7:30 p.m., The Motown Experience, $15-$25. 423-638-1679.

PNC MUSIC PAVILION: Charlotte. May 29, 7 p.m., Luke Bryan and Lee Brice, $29.50-$59.25; May 31, 7 p.m., Foreigner and Styx, $20-$75. 704-549-1292.

THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA: Knoxville. May 28, 8 p.m., Dolly Parton, $39.50-$59.50. 865-974-0953.

U.S. CELLULAR CENTER: Asheville. May 18, 8 p.m., Primus, $39-$42. 828-259-5736.


BORDER BASH: Bristol, May 16, 7 p.m. Andrew Combs; 8:30 p.m. Paleface.

GATHERING IN THE GAP MUSIC FESTIVAL: Big Stone Gap, Va., Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park, May 17, 10 a.m. with Rodney Crowell, the Black Lillies and Dave Eggar & Deoro. Also included will be songwriting competition, workshops, musical competitions, jams, a children’s area, the Stitch in Time Quilt Show, antiques, food and craft vendors. 276-523-1322 or www.gatheringinthegapmusicfestival.com.

MUSIC ON THE SQUARE: Jonesborough, Tenn., courthouse steps, May 16, 7-9 p.m. Ash Breeze. Visit musiconthesquare.com. For information, jboart@comcast.net.

PARAMOUNT CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Bristol, Tenn., 518 State St., May 16, 7:30 p.m. bluegrass for the Cure: leukemia & Lymphoma with Phil Leadbetter, Wires and Wood, Steve Gulley & Duty Free, $20; May 18, 2 p.m. Bristol Ballet Company, Cirque du Ballet, student concert, $12 adults/$8 senior,students/$5 under 6; May 22, 8 p.m., The Infamous Stringdusters and Whiskey Gentry, $20, $15 with student ID. 423-274-8920 or eTix.

KINGSPORT CONCERT SERIES: Downtown, May 22, 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass on Broad: Blue Edition; May 23, 6:30 p.m., Twillight Alive: Confederate Railroad, 423-392-8824.

RENAISSANCE CENTER THEATRE: Kingsport, Tenn., May 23, 8-10 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Skyflight Productions presents Danny Schmidt & Carrie Elkin, $15. 423-392-8414 or www.EngageKingsport.com.

STEELE CREEK PARK: Bristol, Tenn., May 16, The Swon Brothers, 423-764-4171 or dcole@bristoltn.org.

30TH ANNUAL VETERANS MUSICAL TRIBUTE: May 25, 2:30 p.m. The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Alderman and Jonesborough Veterans Affairs Committee are co-hosting. The Johnson City Community Concert Band will provide the musical entertainment for the event. Reception will follow. 423-753-1010.

THE ABINGDON MUSIC EXPERIENCE: Abingdon, Va., Abingdon Market Pavilion, every Thursday May 29 through Aug. 28, Jams downtown concert series. Music will begin 7:30 p.m., www.abingdon-musicexperience.com or 276-676-2282.


LONDON’S ROYAL OPERA: Carmike Cinema, Johnson City Tenn., May 15, 6:30 p.m and May 18, 1 p.m. Filmed performance of Verdi’s Nabucco. Cast: Placido Domingo sings baritone role of Nabucco and Liudmyla Monastyrska sings Abigaille. $10. 423-929-7155.


MILLIGAN COLLEGE: Milligan College, Tenn., 400 Blowers Boulevard, Gregory Center for Liberal Arts, May 30, 7:30 p.m. and May 31, 2:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m. The City Youth Ballet of Johnson City presents Alice in Wonderland. Tickets, $15 adults/$12 children available at Bear ‘n Friends or Party Central, both on North Roan St, or at the door. Checks and cash only.


BARTER THEATRE: Abingdon, Va., 160 Cummings St., Main Stage, May 17-Aug. 9, the Wizard of Oz; May 29-Aug. 10, Ivy Gap; Barter Stage II, through July 26, Educating Rita. 276-628-3991 or BarterTheatre.com.

JONESBOROUGH THEATRE: Jonesborough, Tenn., May 16-25, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; matinees 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Good Evening with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, $15 general admission/$13 students and seniors. 423-753-1010 or jonesboroughtheatre.com.

LAMPLIGHT THEATRE: Kingsport, Tenn., May 16-18, May 22-25 and May 29-June 1, Moses: The Deliverer, Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and matinees Saturday 2 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. Suggested donation $10 adults/$5 students and free for children age 5 and under. 423-343-1766 or www.lamplighttheatre.com.

LINCOLN THEATRE: Marion, Va., May 16-18, 10 Year Anniversary Celebration with arts and entertainment along with special recognitions for community support; Tickets, $25 on sale for June 7 taping of Song of the Mountains, featuring Kaitlyn Baker, Reagan Boggs and the Rose Sisters & Friends, 276-783-6092 or www.thelincoln.org.

THEATRE BRISTOL: Bristol, Tenn., May 16, 17, 7:30 p.m. and May 18, 2:30 p.m. Steel Magnolias, $15. Reservations recommended for fundraising endeavor, 423-383-5979, 222.theatrebristol.com.


ALLISON GAP COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE: Allison Gap, Va., 3rd Saturday of each month, Red-Rock Bluegrass Revival. All Bluegrass bands and pickers welcome. 276-496-7509.

BLUEGRASS AND COUNTRY BARN: Hansonville, Va., 1718 U.S. Hwy. 19, May 17, Southern Breeze, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $5. 276-791-2876.

BOOZY CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER: Bristol, Va., 1989 Shellys Road, May 17, 4-7 p.m. Fish and chicken fry with lots of sides, desserts and drinks. Music, 5 p.m. by Ramblin Rose, 276-466-0026.

BREAKS INTERSTATE PARK: Breaks, Va., Every third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m., Pickin’ Night at Rhododendron Lodge. 276-865-4413 or www.breakspark.com, 423-926-8742.

BRISTOL COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW PALACE: Bristol, Va., 14364 Lee Hwy., The Campbell Building, May 15, Night Shift; May 17, Bakersfield, 276-494-6610. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Music from 7-10 p.m. $6/children under 12 free.276-494-6610.

BUFFALO RURITAN CLUB: Bluff City, Tenn., corner of Beaver Creek Road, May 17, Southern 76; May 24, Shayne, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $5, concessions. Horace Cressell. 423-575-7456.

CARTER FAMILY FOLD: Hiltons, Va., May 17, Hillbilly Gypsies, 7:30 p.m.; May 24, 7:30 p.m., New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters, $10, adults/$1 children 6-11/under age 6 free; May 31, Footstompin Friday series, Kilby Spencer and the Crooked Road Ramblers, $8 adults/$1 children 6-11/under age 6 free. 276-386-6054, www.carter-familyfold.org.

COUNTRY CABIN II: Norton, Alt. Rt. 58, May 17, Appalachian Strings, 7:30-10:30 p.m. $5 adults/$1 children, 2-11, 276-679-3541; Country Line Dance lessons, 6 p.m. beginners, 7 p.m. intermediate, each Monday; Jam session each Tuesday, 7 p.m..

CROOKED ROAD GENERAL STORE: Bristol, Va., 6292 Gate City Hwy. May 19, TBA, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Home style food, no alcohol. Shows will be taped for Mountain Music Showcase, 276-644-9958.

ELKS CLUB: Elizabethton, Tenn., 1000 N. Sycamore St., May 9 and May 23, Ramblin’ Rose, 7-10 p.m., 423-538-8568.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Johnson City, Tenn., 900 Spring St., East Tennessee International Folk Dancers, every Thursday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fun and exercise for the whole family. Beginners welcome. Partner not required. Cindy Huff, 423-245-5408 or cindi@cindihuss.com.

FOE 3141: Kingsport, Tenn, 926 E. Stone Drive, May 17, Retroville; May 24, Whiskey Outlaws, members free, $7 non-members, 423-245-6148.

HILL KARAOKE CLUB: Rose Hill, Va. Karaoke every Wednesday and Saturday, 6 p.m. $2 or donation.

HOLIDAY INN: Johnson City, Tenn., North Roan St., Mountain Empire Shag Society, meets every Monday, 7-9:30 p.m. Free Carolina shag lessons at 8 p.m. 423-878-5877 or messdance.com.

HOLSTON RIVER COON CLUB: Saltville Va., Lakeview Drive. Salty Dog Jam every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. 276-496-7509 or hsalewsky@yahoo.com.

JETTIE BAKER CENTER: Clintwood, Va., every Friday, 7 p.m. Jammin at the Jettie, 276-926-8550.

JONESBOROUGH GENERAL STORE AND EATERY: Downtown Jonesborough, Wednesdays’ 6-8 p.m. open mic bluegrass night. 423-913-8003.

LAYS HARDWARE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Coeburn, Va., 409 East Front St., May 16, Charlie Marshall Band. Doors open 6 p.m., show begins 7 p.m. Adults, $5/$1 ages 6-12/under 6 free. Concessions. 276-395-5160, www.layshardware.com or layshard-ware@gmail.com.

L & G MUSIC AND DANCE: N. Tazewell, Va., 2281 Adria Rd. May 16, South Mountain Bluegrass Boys, 276-498-7362.

MS. GERTA’S: Wytheville, Va., East Lee Highway off Exit 77 on I-81. Tuesdays, Bluegrass Jam, 6:30 p.m. Donations. 276-617-1166.

NORTON COMMUNITY CENTER: Norton, Va., clog nights on Thursdays, 5-6:15 p.m., $5. Clog review and lessons. Classes offered for beginners ages 5 and up. 276-679-2096.

OUTDOORSMEN CLUB: Kingsport, Highway 11W. May 16. Southern Countrymen Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m. $5. 423-943-5600 or jdaryl@comcast.net.

PICK’N IN THE POUND: Pound, Va., Town Hall, Thursday nights, 7-10:30 p.m., traditional and bluegrass music, jam sessions, dancing, more. 276-796-5188.

SINGLEVISION: Kingsport, First Broad Street United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 346 West Stone Drive/corner of Teasel Drive, May 15, 6:30 p.m. Putt Putt. $3. Game of cards after playing golf, 423-224-1502; May 19, 6:30 p.m. Green Belt Walk and Dinner McAlister’s Deli (about 7:45 p.m.). meet in side parking lot of East Stone Commons, on Eastman Road, near PetSmart. 423-246-1727.

SMYTH COUNTY JAM: Chilhowie, 116 Industrial Park Road, Lion’s Club, every Monday, 6:30 p.m. Concessions available, 276-496-5467 or www.smythcountyjam.com.

TACOMA COMMUNITY CENTER: Coeburn, Va., 4408 Stone Mtn. Road, May 17, Bluegrass Travelers, 276-807-7229.

THE PICKIN’ PORCH SHOW: Bristol, Tenn., 620 State St., Foundation Event Facility, 2 floor, May 19, 7-9 p.m., After jack, Tennessee Mash.

VIRGINIA BALLROOM: Abingdon, Va., 300 Senior Drive, Acoustic Music Jam, each Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m. (optional dinner beginning at 5:45 p.m.) $7 members/$9 guests; Ballroom Dances, Fourth Friday of each month. Lessons at 7, dance from 8-10 p.m. $5 per person. All proceeds donated to Abingdon Senior Center. 276-628-5859.


JONESBOROUGH REPERTORY THEATRE: Cinderella by Marty Duhatschek, May 18, 19, 7 p.m. at the theatre. Auditions will include group cold readings. The following age ranges are needed: 4 men -ages: 20 – 50, 6 women - ages: 18-50, 3 girls - ages: 8-17. Performances will take place Aug. 29 through Sept. 14. 423-791-4440 or visit jonesboroughtheatre.com.

EAST TENNESSEE CHILDREN’S CHOIR: Johnson City, Tenn., 300 North Roan St., Central Baptist Church, May 19, 4-6 p.m. for rising 4-8th graders. Contact Jane Morison: Director@meccacademy.org or 276-645-5785.


BEAVER CREEK STORYTELLERS: Bristol, Va., 36 Moore St., Believe in Bristol Headquarters, Tuesday evenings 7-9 p.m.

CREEKSIDE RESTAURANT: Downtown Jonesborough, Tenn. Jonesborough Storytelling Guild: Up to four guild members present stories for all ages on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Donation of $5 for adults and $3 per student; www.storytellersguild.org or 423-753-6626.

INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING CENTER: Jonesborough, Tenn., through May 17, 2-3 p.m., Sheila Arnold, $12 adults/$11 seniors & students, 423-913-1276; May 20, The Quiet Riot as Teller-in-Residence at Storytelling Live, $12 adults/$11 seniors & students; May 24, 10:30 a.m. Children’s Storytelling Concert with Quiet Riot. Wild and humorous stories about the wonder of our planet earth and how to take care of it – and yourself in the bargain. $5; May 27-31, Spencer Bohren as Teller-in-Residence at Storytelling Live, $12 adults/$11, seniors & students. Marianne Huff, marianne@storytellingcenter.net. 423-753-2171, www.storytellingcenter.net.


Calendar is a free public service published at the discretion of the Bristol Herald Courier. Submission deadline is Monday at noon for the items scheduled during the upcoming week. Fax: 276- 669-3696. Email: features@bristolnews.com. Call: Mary Dutton, 276-645-2556, or Jan Patrick, 276-645-2515.

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