First of all, I’m a little bit confused here. I really thought we were getting The Band Perry on Saturday, Aug. 28, at our Appalachian Fair in Gray, Tenn., and I was looking forward to it. But according to their schedule, that is not going to happen — Sorry, Northeast Tennessee. I was hoping for [...]Tags: Amarillo, August, Beaumont, Billy Bob, Bossier City, Cardinal Stadium, Carroll County, carroll county fairgrounds, Central States, Cheyenne, cheyenne frontier days, Clarence, Clarence Homecoming, Clive, Columbia, Fort Loramie, Fort Mason, Fort Worth, Friday, Gray, Hickory Hills, Homer Hamilton Amp, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Jones County, July, Kentucky, Knoxville, Louisville, Manhattan, Marvin, Mason County, mattoon il bagelfest, Meadows County, Minot, Monticello, North Dakota, Northeast Tennessee, Oregon, Perry, Rapid City, Rock, Rock Spring, San Francisco, Saturday, Shreveport, South Bend, St. Joseph, State Park, Tenn., Tennessee Valley, Texas, Tri-State, Tuttle Creek, tuttle creek state park, Tyler County, WA River, Washington County, Westminster, Wolf Den, Wyoming
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’m ready for another country music television special. And if you are, too – here’s the one you won’t want to mss! It’s the ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The last Rodeo, an ACM All-Star tribute to Brooks & Dunn. The show was recorded in Las Vegas, shortly after the ACM Awards were telecast [...]Tags: ACM, amp, Brad Paisley, Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Charlie, country, country music television, Darius Rucker, Dr. Maya Angelou, Faith Hill, Fort Loramie, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Jennifer Hudson, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Knoxville, Las Vegas, last rodeo, Matthew McConaughey, Miranda Cosgrove, Miranda Lambert, Music Row, Ohio, Ronnie Dunn, Tennessee, Tim McGraw
Dolly Parton has certainly done a lot during her career. She’s a singer, songwriter, business woman, theme park owner, and she puts on one heck of a parade, too! On Friday, May 7, Dolly led her parade down the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. People had their lawn chairs set up along the route before noon. [...]Tags: Bristol, bristol tenn, Dolly, Dolly Parton, Forge, Kenny Chesney, Knoxville, Ky., Louisville, parade, picture, Pigeon, pigeon forge, santa and his reindeer, Tenn., Tennessee, tennessee smokies