Every year those of us in Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina wait anxiously for the month of June. That is when we get to go to Winged Deer Park in Johnson City, Tenn., every Thursday night, to watch the outdoor movie on the huge inflatable screen. I know, I’ve told you guys [...]Tags: children playing games, Johnson City, lawn chairs, movie, Northeast Tennessee, southwest virginia, Tenn., Thursday, time, Western North Carolina, year
Those of you in the WXBQ listening area, get ready for Johnson City’s Independence Day Fireworks! It’s one of the largest fireworks shows in this entire region. And there’s a little work you will want to do to get ready for the event. Work may be the wrong word, but here’s what’s happening. Again this [...]Tags: car, event, ford mustang, Johnson City, Linda Davis, ramey ford, white ford, WXBQ, year
About six weeks ago, I was in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., I went down for Dolly’ Parton’s 25th annual parade. Of course Dolly was there, and the weekend proved to be a really fun time for all the visitors to both Dollywood, and the surrounding Smoky Mountain tourist towns as well. I went to Gatlinburg, which [...]Tags: Dolly, doobie brothers, Jim Croce, jim croce song, Johnson City, Knoxville, Lee Ann Womack, Logan, logan murrell, Market Street, N.C., night, Patsy Cline, Pigeon, pigeon forge tenn, Shallotte, show, Smoky Mountain, Tenn.
I just got home from Johnson City’s Blue Plum Festival. It was really nice. Lots of crafts, lots of food, and a lot of music! In addition to the stages set up down town, there were artists on the sidewalks, and artists in the streets – oh, and there were ARTISTS, too … people drawing [...]Tags: Avery, Blue, drop of rain, Elvis, Festival, Johnson City, Knoxville, knoxville tenn, logan murrell, lot, making balloon animals, Tenn.
I get a lot of e-mail from country music fans, telling me about concerts they are going to – or perhaps one they went to. Sometimes they send pictures and tell me about their experience. Sometimes I put it up here to share with all of you. I’m usually not the envious type … usually. [...]Tags: Charlotte, country, country music fans, Dan, David Nail, Don, Eddie, Eddie Montgomery, Emily West, eric church, Gary Allan, Gary Allen, Grove, Heidi Newfield, Jack, Jack Ingram, Johnson City, Jon, Jonathan Singleton, Josh Turner, N.C., Pike County, pike county ky, quot, Throwdown, tour, Troy Gentry