Second Bell Music Festival just dropped their 2019 lineup and it is 🔥 Grab your tickets below and we'll see you on the waterfront August 17 🎶A handful of bands who are about to spring? Check. Legendary local talent? Check. Reunion act that even caught us off guard? Check.
Wondering how we chose the name for the Kid Curry Stage? Here’s a little look at some Old City history!Knoxville's place in Wild West folklore owes a lot to the tale of Harvey Logan, a.k.a Kid Curry, who was on the lam here in 1901. While at Ike Jones' Saloon on the Bowery (the Old City), he shot Knoxville policemen William Dinwiddie and Robert Saylor. Both survived, but never fully recovered. Dinwiddie, pictured below (thanks to his descendant, David Dinwiddie), died in 1914. After being captured later that evening, Logan spent the next 18 months in the Knox County jail. in 1903, he choked a guard, stole the sheriff's horse, and escaped across the Gay Street Bridge. #knoxvillehistory #shoeboxsunday #wildwest #youcannotmakethisstuffup #cowboysofknoxville ... See MoreSee Less
Look who gets a mention in this Teen Vogue article about 50/50 gender representation in music festivals. Our 2019 #RnBKnox festival clocked in at 55% acts featuring women. (Not mentioned, but also awesome: 35% of our acts featured people of color.) 🎸🎤💃🙌🏽 ... See MoreSee Less