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REGIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Want to find something great to do this weekend, or plan ahead for a group tour? See our Calendar of Events below. There's something for everyone in historic Sullivan County and the entire region... Whether you are interested activities in the great outdoors, or simply want to go to a play or concert, check out our list.

Planning to host an event in the region? Send us an email with the details and we will review for listing on our website and social media, all free of charge! Email info to shelia.hunt@sullivancountytn.gov.

 

JANUARY 2022

Jan. 07, 2022 - An Evening With Dailey & Vincent, Doors at 6:00pm/Show at 7:00pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street, Bristol, TNBluegrass music veterans Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are coming back to Bristol! The new members of the Grand Ole Opry have been performing together for nearly 20 years and always give a memorable performance when they’re on The Paramount stage. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Jan. 8, 2022 - The Black Jacket Symphony: The Beatles White Album, Doors at 4:00pm/Show at 5:00pm, Doors at 8:00pm/Show at 9:00pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street, Bristol, TN.
Remember putting on an album and listening from start to finish?  Relive that moment with a live concert experience unlike any other as The Black Jacket Symphony recreates the iconic White Album from The Beatles live in its entirety. Note for note, sound for sound. Over the past ten years, the Black Jacket Symphony has performed over 40 classic rock albums, bringing an incredible night of entertainment to over a million music lovers across the US. For additional information (423) 274-8920

 Jan. 12, 2022 -Tri Cities Civil War Round Table: James Ogden, Lecture on "Wauhatchie: The Advent of the 11th and 12 Corps to the War in the West" Chattanooga. The Renaissance Center,1200 E. Center Street Kingsport, TN 37664 Room 239 doors open at 6:00pm. This event is free admission. For additional infomation contact Wayne Strong (423) 323-2306

Jan. 13, 2022 – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram 662: Juke Joint Live, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol, VA. Since the release of Kingfish, his Grammy-nominated 2019 Alligator Records debut, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has quickly become the defining blues voice of his generation. From his hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi to stages around the world, the now 22-year-old has already headlined two national tours and performed with friends including Vampire Weekend, Jason Isbell and Buddy Guy (with whom he appeared on Austin City Limits). For additional information (276) 296-1234

 Jan. 14, 2022 - RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00 pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. Formed in the summer of 2012 in Los Angeles, California, RUMOURS made their debut at the infamous Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip and within months would be seen worldwide on AXS TVs “Worlds Greatest Tribute Bands.” For additional information (423) 274-8920

Jan. 14, 2022 - Lilly Hiatt, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol, VA. Lilly Hiatt felt lost. She’d just returned home from the better part of a year on tour in support of her acclaimed third album, ‘Trinity Lane,’ and, stripped of the daily rituals and direction of life on the road, she found herself alone with her thoughts for the first time in what felt like ages. For additional information (276) 296-1234

JAN. 17, 2022 - Lecture presented by Jim Ogden, Chief Historian at Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Park, 7pm, Jan. 17, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

Jan. 21, 2022 - Leo Kottke, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Paramount Bristol518 State Street Bristol, TN. After recording more than 40 albums over four decades, Kottke is known across the nation for his impressive body of work and a simply stunning fingerpicking style that has won him two Grammy nominations. His sound draws inspiration from folk, blues and jazz. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Jan. 23, 2022 - Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Doors 6:00pm/Show 7:00pm, Paramount Bristo 518 State Street Bristol, TN. With legends like George Jones, Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard all passed on, country music purists often echo the question Jones himself asked: “Who’s going to fill their shoes?” The answer, in part, is Marty Stuart. For additional information (423) 274-8920

 Jan. 26, 2022 - Robert Earl Keen: Feelin’ Good Again Tour, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Cameo Theater 703 State Street Bristol, VA. “The road goes on forever…” It’s not always easy to sum up a career — let alone a life’s ambition — so succinctly, but those five words from Robert Earl Keen’s calling-card anthem just about do it. For additional information (276) 296-1234

Jan. 28, 2022 - Night Ranger, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol, TN. Heavy hitting rock legends, Night Ranger are set to release their 12th studio album, “ATBPO” (which stands for And The Band Played On), an ode to making music during the covid era. The album will be released on August 6, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl on CD, Color Vinyl (a variety of limited edition versions), and Digital. The band began writing the album in early 2020, amid the rise of the global pandemic. For additional information (276) 296-1234

Jan. 30, 2022 -Bill Engvall “Here’s Your Sign – It’s Finally Time” Farewell Tour, Doors at 4:00pm/Show at 5:00pm and Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. THIS IS IT! Bill Engvall’s “Here’s Your Sign – It’s Finally Time Farewell Tour” kicks off at the Paramount on January 30, 2022. Don’t miss this comedic legend as he brings his BRAND NEW tour to The Paramount Bristol stage ONE LAST TIME! For additional information (423) 274-8920

February 2022

February 2022

Feb. 5, 2022 – Woodwinds and All That Jazz, Doors at 6:30pm/Show at 7:30pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. Symphony of the Mountains has a strong and proud local heritage. It began when a small group of musicians dreamed of having a civic orchestra in 1946. At the time it was known as Kingsport Symphony Orchestra. Twenty-seven musicians attended the first rehearsal, and the number quickly grew to more than 40. The first concert was free to the public and neither the conductor nor any of the musicians were paid. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Feb. 06, 2022 - Rodney Atkins, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. Country singer/songwriter Rodney Atkins has made a career out of writing and performing country songs that celebrate the simple life, hard work and country living. The East Tennessee native was named the Top New Male Vocalist at the 2006 ACM awards. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Feb. 5, 2022 – Woodwinds and All That Jazz, Doors at 6:30pm/Show at 7:30pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. Symphony of the Mountains has a strong and proud local heritage. It began when a small group of musicians dreamed of having a civic orchestra in 1946. At the time it was known as Kingsport Symphony Orchestra. Twenty-seven musicians attended the first rehearsal, and the number quickly grew to more than 40. The first concert was free to the public and neither the conductor nor any of the musicians were paid. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Feb. 06, 2022 - Rodney Atkins, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State Street Bristol, TN. Country singer/songwriter Rodney Atkins has made a career out of writing and performing country songs that celebrate the simple life, hard work and country living. The East Tennessee native was named the Top New Male Vocalist at the 2006 ACM awards. For additional information (423) 274-8920

Feb. 22, 2022 - Gin Blossoms New Miserable Experience: Celebrating 30 Miserable Years, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol, VA. Gin Blossoms’ blockbuster 1992 album New Miserable Experience spawned four Top 40 hit singles and established the Arizona quintet as one of the top rock groups of that decade. More than 25 years have passed since the release of New Mis, and now Gin Blossoms are back with their best set of songs in years. For additional information (276) 296-1234


March 2022

March 18, 2022 - Randy Houser, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00 pm, Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol, TN. Platinum selling artist Randy Houser first hit the country music charts in 2008 with “Anything Goes,” as his first charting single appearing on the album of the same name. Since then Houser has released five studio albums, several number one hits. For additional information (423) 274-8920

March 20 - Saturday, April 2nd The Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals Returns in 2022 for 2 weeks of Racing and Fun! For more information, visit www.bristoldirt.com

April 2022

April 9, 2022 – Mark Lowry, Doors at 6:00pm/Show at 7:00pm, Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol, TN. Singer, songwriter, author, and humorist Mark Lowry is best known for penning the lyric to the Christmas classic “Mary Did You Know?” and singing baritone for the GRAMMY© Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band for many years. For additional information (423) 274-8920

April 16, 2022 - Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm, Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol, TN. Groundbreaking, Grammy-winning quartet Béla Fleck & the Flecktones will celebrate more than 30 years together with a North American tour. Banjoist Béla Fleck, harmonica and keyboardist Howard Levy, bassist Victor Wooten and percussionist / drumitarist Roy “Future Man” Wooten. For additional information (423) 274-8920







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ONGOING EVENTS

  • Antique Car Show, Friday nights, 6 PM to 8 PM, May thru October, TriSummit Bank parking lot across from the train station in downtown Bristol. Info at 423.646.7780.
  • Blountville Farmers Market, 12 Noon, each Thurs., April through October, located behind the old Sullivan County Courthouse at Blountville. Info at 423.323.4660.
  • Cooper's Gem Mine, 11 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, and 12 Noon to 5 PM on Saturdays, from the 1st of April through October 31. For group tours and information, please call (423) 323-5680. Beginning in October 2015, an online store will be available at coopersgemmine.com and will include natural artifacts.
  • Sullivan County Historical and Genealogical Society meets bimonthly at 7PM, 3rd Thursday evening of each month,Sullivan County Department of Archives & Tourism, downtown Blountville. Free admission. General public is cordially invited. (423) 323-4660.
  • Sons of the Confederate Veterans, John Singleton Mosby Camp #1409, meets at 6PM, 4th Monday of each month, Mama's House Buffet, John B. Dennis Parkway, Kingsport, TN.
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans, Lt. Stephen Powell Camp, meets at 7PM, 3rd Monday of each month, 2nd Floor Commission Room, Sullivan County Courthouse, Blountville.
  • Netherland Inn, Open Saturday and Sunday - May through October. Hours: 2p.m. to 4p.m. Admission: Adults $4.00 and age 6 and under $1.00. Group Tours: April through October by appointment- School, Civic and Church Groups Welcome!
  • Old Deery Inn and Museum. Step back in time as you visit this lovely hidden gem in downtown Historic Blountville! Tours include rooms of beautiful antiques inside the 2-story inn, and visitors will also enjoy seeing the dependency buildings including the old brick kitchen, slave quarters, blacksmith shop and more! A must-see for early Tennessee history! Tickets are $5 per person; children under 12 are $3. (423) 323-4660.
  • Bristol Farmers Market, May 1 thru October 31, Saturdays 7 AM to Noon, and Wednesdays 3 PM to 7 PM.
  • Sullivan County Preservation Association, 3rd Thursday of each month, 7pm, Community Center at Blountville.
  • Kingsport Farmers Market, 7 AM to 1 PM, Wednesdays and Saturdays, corner of Clinchfield and Center Streets. Info at 423.246.6550.
  • TAMHA Traditional Appalachian Music Heritage Association holds jam sessions at 6PM every Friday at the Anderson Townhouse in historic downtown Blountville. Jams are also held from 2-4 PM at the Bristol Tennessee Welcome Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Free and open to the general public.
  • Appalachian Ghostwalks, ongoing daily/nightly tours. Reservations required. Interested parties should call (423) 743-WALK (9255) for reservations.       

 

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