St. Vincent showcases erotic beats during avant-garde Tennessee Theatre show

St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, returned to the Tennessee Theatre Friday, Nov. 24 as a part of her Fear the Future Tour, this time without fearing for her life.

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Dopapod and The Motet collaborate in Asheville

By Marie Kolzow, Jam Band Director As The Motet and Dopapod’s extensive fall tour came to an end they made one of their last stops at the Salvage Station in Asheville, North Carolina Nov. 17. Dopapod shows are known for funky space jams and they’ll almost always leave audiences with a cosmic mindgasm. However, Dopapod…

Goblin rock takes over Tennessee Theatre

By Marie Kolzow, Jam Band Director Experimental rock group Primus packed the Tennessee Theatre with their sold out show as a part of their “Ambushing the Storm” tour on Nov. 7. The three piece rock group featuring bass player Les Claypool, Larry “Ler” LoMonde, and Tim Alexander has been around since the early 90’s. Despite…

“One-man band” Keller Williams interacts with crowd at the Concourse

The “one-man jam band,” Keller Williams hit Knoxville’s Concourse for an acoustic show Nov. 2. Williams often blends aspects of various music genres such as bluegrass, funk, and reggae, but the artist is most commonly associated with the jam band scene. Outside of his solo career, Williams is a member of many side projects like…

5 artists to look for at 2018’s Big Ears Festival

By Sidney Roy, The Indie Aisle Co-Host Wednesday, Knoxville’s Big Ears Festival, an experimental festival that features unconventional musicians and films, released its initial lineup for this spring’s March 22-25 festival. Wednesday.  While most people will only be familiar with roughly half of the lineup, the next few months will be exciting and vital chances…

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…

STS9 blasts off in the Old City

By Marie Kolzow, Jam Band Director STS9 performs two shows at the Mill and Mine on Oct. 3 and 4. (Marie Kolzow/WUTK) As the end of Sound Tribe Sector 9’s “Enceladus Tour” grows near the group made their annual stop in Knoxville for a two night run presented by WUTK at The Mill & Mine…

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…

Foo Fighters return to Knoxville after more than 20 years

By Chloe DeLuca, Editor In full-throttle Foo Fighters fashion, the band delivered a stellar, unbelievable rock show at the Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night, October 18, 2017. Not only did the Foo Fighters shred hard and perform numerous songs from their catalog, including tracks off ninth studio album “Concrete and Gold,” the concert marked the…