Battle of the Bands performers hope to bring competition, showmanship

By Luna Brewer and Quinn Phillips, Electronic Co-Directors The University of Tennessee’s Battle of the Bands will feature four bands: Travis Bigwood and the Mourning Doves, Gag Me, The Sedonas, and High Heat. The competition will be a free show at Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria on Sunday, March 18 in Knoxville’s Old City. In order…

Nashville band LUTHI to get rowdy with Knoxville

After kicking off the year opening for Nashville indie-rock band Moon Taxi for a New Year’s Eve show in Atlanta, LUTHI plans on touring throughout the year, with shows in the spring and summer, including hitting The Mill and Mine with Moon Taxi Feb. 2.

311 shows The Mill & Mine peace, love, unity

By Mason Mulkey, World Music Director Reggae-rock band 311 hit The Mill & Mine Oct. 24 for “one magical night” in Knoxville. Hours before the show, a large crowd of fans, friends and concertgoers lined up to see 311’s performance. Within the crowd one shirt stood out. It read “311 is my religion.” How can…

Local concert series brings bands to UT campus

  Luna Brewer, Electronic Co-Director The second installment of The Local, hosted by University of Tennessee’s Campus Events Board, succeeded in bringing local artists to the students on Oct. 21. The first installment of the series featured artists The Crumbsnatchers, High Heat and Hardcastle, but Saturday’s installment had a lineup intended to “shake things up…

Slander Interview at Shaky Beats Music Festival

  Slander is a Producer/DJ duo made up of Scott and Derek. They Are currently based out of Los Angeles, California and during their time at Shaky Beats Music festival they took the time to sit down with me and talk about Touring, New Music, and much more.   So what’s it like playing out…

Young Bombs Interview at Shaky Beats Music Festival

Young Bombs is a Producer/DJ duo made up of Martin and Tristian. They are currently based out of Vancouver, Canada, and during their time at Shaky Beats Music festival they took the time to talk with WUTK about life, music, and more.   So to start off how would you describe your music to some…