“I’ve Endured: Woman in Old-Time Music Special Exhibit”

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

“Congratulations to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for honoring the women of old-time music with their own exhibit. These women were from the hills and hollers of the rural south, who helped plant musical seeds for all of us. My momma could have been...

BTE World Footbrake Challenge XVll

The BTE World Footbrake Challenge XVII returns to Bristol Dragway in Thunder Valley with its biggest event yet. The best footbrake racers in the country are set to slug it out for some big checks in this unparalleled bracket race. For information on the event...

Bristol State Liners vs. Elizabethton River Riders

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Elizabethton River Riders on Saturday, July 1 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Midnight Gypsys

Delta Blues BBQ 724 State St, Bristol

A little bit of soul, rock n roll, and country! New song "Devil Turned Me Red"available now!

Kenny DeForest (Comedy Central, HBO)

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Kenny DeForest is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor best known for his appearances on Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Comedy Central Stand-up, HBO’s “Crashing”, TruTV’s “Friends of the People”, and as a former producer and co-host of...

Ozark Mountain Daredevils

Paramount Bristol

One of country rock’s more inventive exponents, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils were formed in 1971 by the songwriting team of John Dillon, Randle Chowning, Larry Lee, and Steve Cash, with Michael “Supe” Granda and Buddy Brayfield completing the line-up. The group was originally based in...

Bristol State Liner vs. Bluefield Ridge Runners

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Bluefield Ridge Runners on Tuesday, July 4 at 3 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Fourth Of July Star-Spangled Celebration

This year’s July 4th Celebration, hosted by Believe In Bristol, is packed full of fun events and activities the whole family can enjoy, complete with a free Border Bash concert featuring Scythian. STAR-SPANGLED 4TH OF JULY SCHEDULE 5:00 PM - Bristol’s Independence Day Parade on...

Bristol’s Star Spangled Celebration

Celebrating 23 years in Historic Downtown, Border Bash—Bristol’s premier summer concert series—is back for another amazing season! Hosted by Believe in Bristol and the Cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime....

AR Workshop 1 Day Summer Camp

Want to participate in camp but cannot join all week long? This one day {BONUS CAMP} will allow your crafter to join in all the creative fun! 1 Day Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14 What: Campers will be making a Canvas Tote...

AR Workshop Summer 1 Day Holiday Countdown Camp

Want to participate in camp but cannot join all week long? This one day {BONUS CAMP} will allow your crafter to join in all the creative fun! 1 Day Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14 What: Campers will be making a 12"x24" Holiday...

Museum Story Time – Knoxville, Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

  Join us in the museum’s Learning Center for our monthly Museum Story Time program. Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month for a music- or Appalachia-related storybook, a tune or two by WBCM Radio...

AR Workshop Summer Camp 1 Day Game Board Camp

Want to participate in camp but cannot join all week long? This one day {BONUS CAMP} will allow your crafter to join in all the creative fun! 1 Day Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14 What: Campers will be making a 12"x16" Game...

Hazel Dickens Tribute with Karen Collins

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

  Join us on Friday, July 7, 7:00 p.m. as we feature singer Karen Collins in a musical tribute to the legendary West Virginia singer, songwriter, and activist, Hazel Dickens. This program will introduce the audience to the life and legacy of Hazel Dickens with...

Gents & Liars

SideTracks 3080 West State Street, Bristol

Gents & Liars preform at Sidetracks on Friday, July 7 starting at 9 p.m. There is a $15 cover charge at the door.

Bristol State Liners vs. Johnson City Doughboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Johnson City Doughboys on Saturday, July 8 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Aces & Eights

SideTracks 3080 West State Street, Bristol

Aces & Eights preform at SideTracks on Saturday, July 8 starting at 8 p.m.

Bristol State Liners vs. Johnson City Doughboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Johnson City Doughboys on Sunday, July 9 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Glam Slam Metal Tour

Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol

ENUFF Z’NUFF   Enuff Z’nuff is a living, breathing example of what a rock/ pop group should be. The band was formed in 1984 in Blue Island, Illinois. Its first release, “Fingers On It,” gave the band some initial recognition when the track was featured...

AR Workshop Summer Camp Awesome 80’s Series

AR Workshop Summer ARt Camps promote creativity and hands-on STEAM learning in a fun and social environment! Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14. What: We're throwing it back to the 80's with a totally tubular, new spin on our favorite childhood camp projects...

Bristol State Liners vs. Elizabethton River Riders

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Elizabethton River Riders on Tuesday, July 11 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Bristol State Liners vs. Johnson City Doughboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Johnson City Doughboys on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Bristol State Liners vs. Johnson City Doughboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Johnson City Doughboys on Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices:...

Texas Hippie Coalition

SideTracks 3080 West State Street, Bristol

Vocals...Big Dad Ritch Guitar...Cord Pool Guitair...Nevada Romo Bass...Rado Romo Drums...Devon Carothers Backyard barbeques, barroom brawls, tent revivals, and big rock festivals alike are suitable environments for the Red Dirt Metal of TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, a band with a sound so devilishly electrifying that they had...

The Pastime Band

SideTracks 3080 West State Street, Bristol

The Pastime Band preforms at SideTracks on Saturday, July 15 starting at 8 p.m.

Stryper

Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol

When it comes to groundbreaking bands in the Christian hard-rock genre, Stryper is renowned for its distinctive brand of “heavenly metal,” extraordinary crossover success and venerable endurance. The Grammy-Nominated and Dove Award Winning group ascended to prominence in the 1980s with Billboard Top 40 hits...

The StART of Adventure Summer Camp

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

Calling All Young Actors: Theatre Bristol 2023 Summer Camp Registration Now Open Theatre Bristol 2023 summer camp returns July 17-21, 2023 Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia, February 2023 -Theatre Bristol proudly announces its 2023 children’s summer camp The StART of Adventure, running July 17-21, 2023 at 512 State...

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP

Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol

SPECIAL GUEST RICHARD SMITH The real-time exuberance Tommy Emmanuel brings to every note of every song he plays is palpable and infectious. His fans are in love with his unbound talent as a guitarist of multitudes, his ability to play three parts at once, always...

AR Workshop Summer Camp Teen Specialty Series

AR Workshop Summer ARt Camps promote creativity and hands-on STEAM learning in a fun and social environment! Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 13+ What: This teen series offers advanced projects to give campers ages 13+ more space to express their creativity. This week,...

AR Workshop Summer Camp Studio Arts Series

AR Workshop Summer ARt Camps promote creativity and hands-on STEAM learning in a fun and social environment! Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14 What: Everyone is an ARtist! These exciting {NEW} projects-developed in partnership with OOLY-will deliver the WOW! factor. Imagination is the...

Bristol State Liners vs. Princeton WhistlePigs

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Princeton WhistlePigs on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

Border Bash

Celebrating 23 years in Historic Downtown, Border Bash—Bristol’s premier summer concert series—is back for another amazing season! Hosted by Believe in Bristol and the Cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime....

Bristol State Liners vs. Princeton WhistlePigs

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Princeton WhistlePigs on Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

Bristol State Liners vs. Danville Otterbots

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Danville Otterbots on Saturday, July 22 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

Head Games – Tribute to Foreigner

Paramount Bristol

Head Games is an Atlanta based professional tribute act that perfectly recreates the music of one of the best known musical groups in history, Foreigner! Head Games plays all of the top songs that bring back the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s singles that people loved then...

Bristol State Liners vs. Danville Otterbots

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Danville Otterbots on Sunday, July 23 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

AR Workshop Summer Camp Holiday Lovers Series

AR Workshop Summer ARt Camps promote creativity and hands-on STEAM learning in a fun and social environment! Camp Details: Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-14. What: AR Workshop is the destination for all things Holi-DIY. During our {NEW} Holiday theme week, campers can craft decor...

Bristol State Liners vs. Kingsport Axmen

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Kingsport Axmen on Wednesday, July 26 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

Caleb Synan

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Caleb Synan is one of the hottest young comics in the country. (Funny AND good looking!) His unique background as a preacher’s kid from a small southern town gives him the ability to relate to any and every crowd -- even though he’s a big...

Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Journeyman- Tribute to Eric Clapton

Paramount Bristol

JOURNEYMAN – The ONLY nationally touring tribute to ERIC CLAPTON! Fronted by Shaun Hague (Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Amos Lee, John Waite), JOURNEYMAN has become the #1 tribute to Clapton in a very short amount of time. The band has been selling hundreds of tickets per...

Bristol State Liners vs. Greeneville Flyboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Greeneville Flyboys on Sunday, July 30 at 6 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

Bristol State Liners vs. Greeneville Flyboys

DeVault Memorial Stadium 1501 Euclid Avenue, Bristol

The Bristol State Liners host the Greeneville Flyboys on Monday, July 31 at 7 p.m. The matchup between Appalachian League teams takes place at DeVault Memorial Stadium in Bristol, VA. Gameday tickets are available for purchase at the stadium. Bristol State Liners Ticket Prices: Adult...

AMRA Thunder Valley Nitro Nationals

Bristol Dragway TN

For the 3rd year, the AMRA begins the back half of the 2023 PennGrade1 Drag Racing Series in Tennessee with the annual Thunder Valley Nitro Nationals as part of the circuit’s six-race U.S. tour. August 11-13, Bristol Dragway will host the world's fastest V-Twin Motorcycles...

Border Bash

Downtown Center 810 State Street, Bristol

Celebrating 23 years in Historic Downtown, Border Bash—Bristol’s premier summer concert series—is back for another amazing season! Hosted by Believe in Bristol and the Cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime....

Bristol Sunshine Festival 2023

Michael Waltrip Brewing 221 Moore St, Bristol

Get ready for the ultimate car show and swap meet! Bristol Sunshine Festival 2023 is going to be even bigger and LOUDER than last year. Cruise-in and Swap Meet start at 12 noon at Michael Waltrip Brewing. Please check in at the 4way stop of...

Yellow Brick Road – Tribute to Elton John

Paramount Bristol

There is no other performer who looks and sounds so much like Elton John, nor any tribute act that provides the experience of being at an Elton John concert the way Gerald Brann and Yellow Brick Road do. Brann not only bears an uncanny resemblance...

Jimmie Vaughan

Paramount Bristol

In true Texas fashion, four-time Grammy-winner Jimmie Vaughan has helped breathe new life into the music that has been his lifeline all these decades, becoming a hero to those who cherish America’s real gift to musical history. Jimmie Vaughan became possessed by his instrument while listening...

Foghat

Cameo Theater 703 State Street, Bristol

Foghat celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2021, and their live performances show why the band is still around and why they will be able to keep on rockin’ as long as they want to play! Their music is timeless, and touring is part of their...

Zak Saltz Band

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Zak Saltz Band takes the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, August 17 at 10 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/ZakSaltz

The Holland Brothers

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Holland Brothers take the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, August 18 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+).

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride return to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, August 18 at 8:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/8SRband

Kayla McKinney

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Kayla McKinney returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, August 18 at 11 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/kaylamckinneycountry

Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Red Light Green Light Chunky Knit Date Night

Join us in the workshop to make a cozy Chunky Knit Blanket with your partner in a true red light/green light fashion. You will take turns on this project while one of you is busy working on your cozy Chunky Knit Blanket, the other will...

Cash Crop

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Cash Crop returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, August 19 at 7 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063797303383

Southbound Band

SideTracks 3080 West State Street, Bristol

Southbound band preforms at Sidetracks on Saturday, August 19 at 8 p.m. This is a (21+) show.

Coal Camp

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

COAL CAMP returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, August 19 at 10 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/coalcamprocks

Old Gods of Appalachia

Paramount Bristol

Old Gods of Appalachia is an eldritch horror fiction podcast set in an Alternate Appalachia, a world where these mountains were never meant to be inhabited. This world feels eerily similar to the hills and hollers we’ve grown up with, but there are some tell-tale...

Jason Lloyd

Delta Blues BBQ 724 State St, Bristol

Jason plays multiple instruments and covers songs from the 1950s to present! Known to bring special guests.

Solacoustix

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Solacoustix takes the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, August 25th at 7 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+).

The Great Big Hug

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Great Big Hug returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, August 25 at 10 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/thegreatbighug

jïmïnjördï

The Corner 501 State Street, Bristol

You likely know this duo... join us for their debut at The Corner!

Holly Ann & Dirt Road Rising

Holly Ann & Dirt Road Rising returns to the stage on Saturday, August 26 at Sidetracks. This is a (21+) show.

Florencia & the Feeling

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Florencia & the Feeling returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, August 26th at 8:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/florenciaandthefeeling

Tuatha Dea

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Tuatha Dea returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 1 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/tuatha.dea

Craig Street Ramblers

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Craig Street Ramblers return to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 1 at 9 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/craigstreetramblers

Fall Chunky Knit Pumpkin + Candle Pouring Workshop

Register for our Chunky Knit Pumpkin + Candle Pouring with AR Workshop! In this workshop, we will guide you step-by-step through our technique to make a Chunky Knit Pumpkin and then mix it up in our scent mixology candle pouring workshop! This class requires no...

Paleface

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Paleface returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 2 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/PalefaceOnline

Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillen

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Victor Lawson and Boogie Chillen return to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 2 at 9 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/victorlawsonandboogiechillen 

$10 OFF TUESDAY – CHUNKY KNIT BLANKETS

Join us in the workshop to make a cozy Chunky Knit Blanket! Now offering more styles to cuddle: the classic Chunky Knit Blanket, Chunky Cable-Knit Blanket*, Chunky Double-Knit Blanket*, Chunky Knit Blanket with Tassels and our {New} Chunky Herringbone Knit Blanket! We will guide you...

FALL PORCH PARTY WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make our Porch Projects. Choose to make a Porch Sign including our *NEW* Porch Leaner, Round Door Hanger, or make a combination of Porch Signs/Leaners, Door Mats and Pillows! In the workshop, you will have...

CANDLE POURING + SCENT MIXOLOGY WORKSHOP

We're mixing it up again with our ALL NEW Specialty Candle Pouring + Scent Mixology workshop! Join us to create one-of-a-kind candle scents your home or as the perfect hand-crafted gift. From $25.00. Enjoy the opportunity to upgrade vessels* from our variety of classic styles...

ALIVE AFTER 5 HAPPY HOUR!

Join us after a long day at AR Workshop for a quick 1.5 hour long Mini DIY class to make one of our smaller sized classics (and save $5 each)! Each guest will sign up to make one of our popular items, including: 12"x16" Plank...

CHUNKY KNIT PUMPKINS WORKSHOP

Register for our Chunky Knit Pumpkin Workshop! In this workshop, we will guide you step-by-step through our technique to make Chunky Knit Pumpkins! This class requires no needles or knitting experience! The registration fee is $45.00 for a set of 3 and $69.00 for a...

CANVAS TOTE WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of Canvas Tote Bags to help make shopping easier this weekend with the Rhythm and Roots Festival! In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of...

DeeOhGee

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

DeeOhGee takes the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, September 7 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/deeohgee69

The Mockingbird Sings

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

 The Mockingbird Sings: A Play About The 1927 Bristol Sessions Talented cast announced for this uniquely Bristol story about the musical influences on the big bang of country music at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace  Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia, August 2023 – Theatre Bristol debuts The Mockingbird Sings on...

MOM’S MORNING OUT WOOD WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of our many Wood Projects! Choose from Signs, Trays, Boxes, Frames & More! In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and stain...

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

One of the most significant music festivals in the South, the annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, held in September each year in downtown Bristol, is a festival like no other. The festival weekend is a three-day celebration of Appalachian music’s roots; past, present, and...

RHYTHM AND ROOTS WOOD WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of our many Wood Projects! Choose from Signs, Trays, Boxes, Frames & More! In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and stain...

CHUNKY KNIT PUMPKINS WORKSHOP

Register for our Chunky Knit Pumpkin Workshop! In this workshop, we will guide you step-by-step through our technique to make Chunky Knit Pumpkins! This class requires no needles or knitting experience! The registration fee is $45.00 for a set of 3 and $69.00 for a...

$10 OFF TUESDAY – WOOD WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of our many Wood Projects! Choose from Signs, Trays, Boxes, Frames & More! In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and stain...

WACKY WEDNESDAY- NEW TEXTURED ART FRAMED WORKSHOP

Something fresh is in the workshop! Come and experience our ALL NEW Textured ARt for a dimensional take on our classic framed sign designs! Choose the design you like, then let us show you how to take it to a whole new level! Choose from...

CHARCUTERIE DEMO AND WOOD TRAYS

Join us for Charcuterie and Trays! Learn the art of creating a Charcuterie tray with guest instructor (name from company name) This event will involve learning how to setup a Charcuterie tray, and a DIY workshop to make a wood Plank Tray, Pedestal Tray, Lazy...

CHUNKY KNIT BLANKET WORKSHOP – CHOOSE YOUR STYLE!

Join us in the workshop to make a cozy Chunky Knit Blanket! Now offering more styles to cuddle: the classic Chunky Knit Blanket, Chunky Cable-Knit Blanket*, Chunky Double-Knit Blanket*, Chunky Knit Blanket with Tassels and our {New} Chunky Herringbone Knit Blanket! We will guide you...

GIRLS NIGHT OUT WOOD WORKSHOP

Join us at AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of our many Wood Projects! Choose from Signs, Trays, Boxes, Frames & More! In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and stain...

Mama Fuma

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Mama Fuma takes the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, September 14 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/mamafumaband

Kayla McKinney

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Kayla McKinney returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, September 14 at 8:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/kaylamckinneycountry

FALL CANDLE POURING SCENT MIXOLOGY WORKSHOP

We're mixing it up again with our ALL NEW Specialty Candle Pouring + Scent Mixology workshop! Join us to create one-of-a-kind candle scents your home or as the perfect hand-crafted gift. From $25.00. Enjoy the opportunity to upgrade vessels* from our variety of classic styles...

Zak Saltz Band

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Zak Saltz Band returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 15 at 10:00 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/ZakSaltz

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride return to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 15 at 11 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/8SRband

MOMMY & ME HALLOWEEN PROJECTS FEATURING {SPOOKY} LIGHT UP SIGNS!

Join us at AR Workshop and have a HAUNTED good time by making a Halloween themed project featuring our {NEW} Halloween Light Up Signs! For this workshop, moms and kiddos can share a project to compelte. Use link below to register now! https://www.arworkshop.com/events/bristol/397644

Cash Crop

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Cash Crop returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 16 at 5 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063797303383

DATE NIGHT CANDLE POURING & LATIN DANCE LESSON

Come into the workshop for a very unique date night. First, you and your date will pour candles in our scent mixology class. Then, Guest Instructor BJ Goliday will be mixing it up with a Latin Dance Lesson in the workshop/studio. Bring your date, your...

Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band

Paramount Bristol

The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band is a talented and committed group of musicians and vocalists whose roots are in gospel music. They share a great love and appreciation for the style and musicianship of the premier band of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s...

Coal Camp

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

COAL CAMP returns to the stage at Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 16 at 11:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/coalcamprocks

HOT ROD Drag Week: Day 3 in Bristol!

Bristol Dragway TN

HOT ROD Drag Week’s 1,000+ Mile Race to Crown 2023 “Fastest Street Car in America” Hits BRISTOL, TENN. Sept. 20 for Race Day 3 The race to determine the title of “Fastest Street Car in America” is back as HOT ROD Drag Week 2023 Presented...

The Minks

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Minks take the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, September 21 at 10 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/theminksss

Florencia & the Feeling

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Florencia & the Feeling return to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 22 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/florenciaandthefeeling

Oklahoma!

Paramount Bristol

Celebrating the groundbreaking and award-winning, epically beyond ok musicals 80th year, Theatre Bristol presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at The Paramount Center for the Arts weekends September 22 through October 1, 2023. Musical favorites Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’, People Will Say We’re In Love,...

The Great Big Hug

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Great Big Hug returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 22 at 9 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/thegreatbighug

Daniel Byrd’s Boogie Machine

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Daniel Byrd's Boogie Machine takes the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 23 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/DanielByrdsBoogieMachine

Lauren Cole Band

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Lauren Cole Band returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 23 at 9 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/LaurenColeBand

Film Screening: Reel ‘Em, Boys, Reel ‘Em w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Join us on Friday, September 29, 6:30 p.m. for a screening of the documentary Reel ‘Em, Boys, Reel ‘Em followed by a live Q&A with filmmaker Becky Hill. Free and open to the public but please register HERE Reel ‘Em, Boys, Reel ‘Em features West Virginia traditional square dancing and...

The Pink Stones

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Pink Stones take the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 29 at 7 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/thepinkstoners

Banditos

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Banditos take the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, September 29 at 10 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/BANDITOSBAND

Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts take the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 30 at 8:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/MilesNielsenMusic

Orbital Planes

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Orbital Planes returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, September 30 at 11 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/orbital.planes

Cinderella

Paramount Bristol

Welcome to the magical world of Cinderella, coming to Bristol this Fall!  An enchanting story for all ages with a wonderful dose of humor, majesty of classical ballet and the promise of “happily ever after”. A part of the World Ballet Series, Cinderella is performed live by...

KingFest

Join us at King University for the fourth annual KingFest! The event is in conjunction with Family Weekend and includes fall-themed activities, NCAA sporting events, alumni gatherings, delicious food, and more! Current students and their families, alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and the greater Bristol community...

Van Ghoul Canvas Class

Kil'n Time 818 State Street, Bristol

.Join Greg to recreate the “Van Ghoul” Canvas Class on Thursday, October 12th from 6-9 PM. Cost is $40 per painter and covers the cost of all supplies as well as instruction. Reservations are required. MESSAGE US TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS! Bring your own drinks...

Carmen Morales

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Carmen Morales has a captivating style which incorporates opinionated quick wit and outlandish ideals. Taking from family, friends and people from everyday encounters, she transforms personal experiences into hilarious commentary which leaves the audience doubled over in laughter. With a perfect combination of assertiveness, like-ability...

Bristol in Bloom Art Festival

Cumberland Square Park 200 Lee Street, Bristol

This FREE to the public event is all about celebrating Appalachian Artists from SWVA and NETN!   60 Art Vendors Food Trucks: Union 41 Pop Up, Kickin' Chicken Shack, Tasty Treats by: Tab, and The Fat Straw Live Art Demos by Kara Bledsoe and Lauren...

Porsches & Pour Oktoberfest at Michael Waltrip Brewing

Michael Waltrip Brewing 221 Moore St, Bristol

We're excited to invite you for an unforgettable Oktoberfest experience in partnership with two-time DAYTONA 500 champion, Michael Waltrip! What to Look Forward To: - **Porsche Corral Display** - **Oktoberfest Festivities:** Dive into the authentic German experience with Bavarian delicacies, themed games, and more. -...

Lady Supreme – Tribute to Diana Ross

Paramount Bristol

Lady Supreme: A Diana Ross Experience is a spectacular tribute to the life and work of the Supreme Diva. Accompanied by top notch singers and musicians, Deanna Carroll covers the hits of the Supremes to Diana’s solo sensations with spot-on vocals. She performs all of...

Carmen Morales

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Carmen Morales has a captivating style which incorporates opinionated quick wit and outlandish ideals. Taking from family, friends and people from everyday encounters, she transforms personal experiences into hilarious commentary which leaves the audience doubled over in laughter. With a perfect combination of assertiveness, like-ability...

Sunday Funday

Lumac Rooftop Bar 510 Birthplace of Country Music Way, Bristol

Enjoy our Sunday Funday Series at LUMAC with rotating Karaoke by DJ Loudmouth and Steel Drums from Mark Larkin! Enjoy Happy Hour offerings, island bites, and tropical drinks. Island attire is encouraged. 21 and up, open to the public for no charge

Zak Saltz Band

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Zak Saltz Band returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, October 19 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/ZakSaltz

The Tillers

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

The Tillers take the stage at the Bristol Bar FRIDAY, October 20 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/thetillers

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Marques Puckett & 8 Second Ride return to the stage at Bristol Bar FRIDAY, October 20 at 9 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/8SRband

5th Annual Holiday Haven Bazaar

I’m so excited to be hosting my annual sale at Freedom Hall again. There will be over 130 awesome vendors with the perfect holiday gifts all under one roof. As always, the sale is free to the public. Come out and support my small business...

Shine Academy Fall Market

Shine Academy Fall Market Come and join us at the Antioch Baptist Church for the Shine Academy Fall Market! Get ready for a day filled with fun, shopping, and community spirit. We have gathered an amazing selection of local vendors offering unique products and crafts....

Bristol Truth & Freedom Music Festival

Paramount Bristol

GCMA Concerts is proud to present the Bristol Truth & Freedom Music Festival! This night of music, worship and entertainment will feature some of the finest talent in Christian music. Celebrating their 20th year, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound is both GRAMMY-nominated and GMA Dove Award-winning. Ernie...

Kayla McKinney

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Kayla McKinney returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, October 21st at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/kaylamckinneycountry

Shoot to Thrill

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Shoot to Thrill returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, October 21 at 8:30 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/shoot2thrillband

Cash Crop

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Cash Crop returns to the stage at the Bristol Bar SATURDAY, October 21 at 11 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063797303383

Into The Fog

Bristol Casino 500 Gate City Hwy, Bristol

Into The Fog takes the stage at the Bristol Bar THURSDAY, October 26 at 6 PM! This is a free, non-ticketed event (21+). Into The Fog: Winners of the 2021 MerleFest Band Competition, Into The Fog is a genre-jumping string band based out of Raleigh,...

Pumpkin Palooza & State Street Trick or Treat

Downtown Center 810 State Street, Bristol

Hosted by Bristol Tennessee Parks & Recreation Department and Believe in Bristol — there will be treat bags for kids to take home with a pumpkin to decorate(while supplies last).   The fun continues as downtown merchants are open for trick-or-treating at various shops along State...

Community Day at the Museum

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Join us on Saturday, October 28 for our annual Community Day at the Museum. Admission is free all day long, and visitors can enjoy the museum’s permanent exhibits, our current special exhibit I’ve Endured: Women in Old-Time Music, and a variety of family-friendly activities! Activities will include: Singing, yodeling,...

Trick or Treat at Tommy’s Express

Enjoy a spooky WORKS wash and eat your candy too! Costumes, candy, and clean, shiny cars ☠️🎃🕷️ Cost of Entry: $15 but TommyClub members get in FREE 🚗🫧 https://facebook.com/events/s/trick-or-treat-at-tommys-expre/631460859099178/?mibextid=Gg3lNB

Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Schubert’s Symphony, “The Unfinished,” will be featured at the elegant Paramount Theatre in Bristol. The concert will begin with Handel’s “Water Music: Suite No. 2,” followed by Symphony of the Mountains’ own Principal Horn, Jeffery Whaley performing the delightful “Horn Concerto No. 1” by Richard...

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

TENTATIVE TIME OF 10PM.  May be slightly adjusted based on Halloween Parade. Blue Ridge Comedy Club presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show and we invite you to give yourself over to absolute pleasure. We are happy to be screening this cult classic with a host...

Venus Envy

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

This comedy show with an all woman lineup is the perfect event for a girls night out, bachelorette party, or date night! This 90 minute show is filled with some of the funniest ladies in the Tri-Cities.

James Gregory

Paramount Bristol

For decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt untucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. It’s storytelling at its best. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory’s comedy: rib-tickling reflections...

Standup Graduation Show

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

After 6 weeks of learning fundamentals, talking about joke structure and workshopping ideas these new comedians are ready to take the stage and make you laugh. Come join us as these funny new comedians sling their jokes on a Saturday night! With performances from: Robert...

Santa’s Wonderland Returns to Bass Pro Shops with FREE photos with Santa

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s Wonderland experience. Visit your local store to be one of the more than two million kids and families to take...

Farm and Fun Time

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Hosted by Kris Truelsen and his house band Bill and the Belles, Farm and Fun Time is a re-imagining of the classic WCYB Radio program of the same name that aired in the 1940s and 1950s. Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time broadcasts live before a studio audience and...

Gaelic Storm

Paramount Bristol

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000...

Kathy Mattea

Paramount Bristol

Hailed by The Washington Post as “one of Nashville’s finest song interpreters,” Kathy Mattea has enjoyed much success and acclaim during her 35-year career in Country, Bluegrass and Folk music, including 2 Grammy wins, 4 CMA Awards, 4 #1 country singles, and five gold albums (plus a...

Veterans Day Parade

Cumberland Square Park 200 Lee Street, Bristol

Bristol's annual Veterans Day parade will take place on Saturday, November 11 at 10 a.m. in Downtown Bristol. Traditional Veterans Ceremony will be held following the parade at Cumberland Square Park at the Bristol War Memorial.

Coats for Kids – Distribution Day

Distribution Day - Anyone with a child present or identification of a child may receive a coat. Attendees will receive free admission to the Women's Basketball game at 2 p.m. in the Student Center Complex.

Chi-Town Transit Authority Tribute Band

Paramount Bristol

Chi-Town Transit Authority (CTA) is an 8-piece Chicago tribute band founded in 2017 and based out of Atlanta, Ga dedicated to reproducing the “Chicago” concert experience. The key to their success has been knitting together a highly accomplished team of long-time musicians who truly love...

Henry Rollins

Paramount Bristol

In describing Henry Rollins, the tendency is to try to squeeze as many labels as possible into a single sentence. “Rollins is many things,” says The Washington Post, “diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humorist, even motivational speaker…his is an enthusiastic and engaging chatter.” Entertainment Weekly’s list includes “Punk...

Hoot and Holler Live: Soundtrack of My Life

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Do you have a theme song? A concert story that shook your very soul? A make out or break up ballad that seems to play at just the right time? The record you played until you wore the grooves out? A band that changed your...

Dave Stone

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Based in Los Angeles by way of Atlanta, Dave Stone made his television debut on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in 2013 and in the same year was selected to the prestigious "New Faces" roster of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal....

The Blue Ridge Opry

Southwest Virginia Cultural Center 1 Heartwood Circle, Abingdon

The Blue Ridge Opry is a nostalgic country music variety show inspired by the early days of the Grand Ole Opry and the heyday of classic country stars like Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Uncle Dave Macon, The Carter Family, and more. The program is hosted and...

Dave Stone

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Based in Los Angeles by way of Atlanta, Dave Stone made his television debut on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in 2013 and in the same year was selected to the prestigious "New Faces" roster of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal....

Joan Osborne

Paramount Bristol

Joan Osborne is an 8-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling recording artist. A native of Kentucky, she moved to NYC to attend NYU Film School, but dropped out after becoming involved in New York’s downtown music scene. Her 1995 album Relish was a critical and commercial success and...

Lewis Black

Paramount Bristol

Known as the King of Rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing to expose the absurdities of life. His comedic brilliance makes people laugh at life’s hypocrisies and the insanity he sees in the world. A GRAMMY Award-winning stand-up,...

Kevin McCaffrey

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Kevin McCaffrey is a comic, actor and writer living in NYC. He made his network TV debut on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2013, after which he was hired as the show’s warm-up comic. He was a regular for 7 years on truTV...

Bluegrass Jam

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, in partnership with the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association, hosts a monthly gathering of local musicians for a bluegrass jam session. The jam events are intended to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most...

Kevin McCaffrey

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Kevin McCaffrey is a comic, actor and writer living in NYC. He made his network TV debut on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2013, after which he was hired as the show’s warm-up comic. He was a regular for 7 years on truTV...

The Nutcracker

Paramount Bristol

This timeless classic returns to the stage live on December 8th and 9th. Experience the wonder of Clara’s adventure as she helps the Nutcracker break the spell of the evil Rat Queen, and goes on a journey through the land of Snow and onward to...

2nd Annual Jingle Mingle presented by The Bristol Ballet

The Bristol Hotel 115 Country Music Way, Bristol

Come one come all, dressed in your touches of Red and White. Santa says those colors make the night extra bright! Enjoy a complimentary welcome cocktail and help us celebrate the Holiday and the Ballet's 75th year! The evening will feature The Enchanted Forest Silent...

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Christmas Canteen

Paramount Bristol

In the past few years Cherry Poppin’ Daddies have become the kind of band that you would want to book if you were throwing a soiree at the Gatsby mansion. Penning elegant, lush, pitch perfect arrangements of much of the great American songbook, from Cole...

Soultown to Motown – Tribute to Motown

Paramount Bristol

“Soultown to Motown” is the new show for 2022 from The Sensational Soul Cruisers. This 11 piece, choreographed band delivers a show that has audiences on their feet, singing and dancing to the greatest hits of the Temptations, the Jackson Five, The Spinners, Isaac Hayes,...

An Evening with Dailey & Vincent

Paramount Bristol

Once again back by popular demand!  Bluegrass 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....

Brad Upton

Paramount Bristol

Brad Upton is Dry Bar Comedy’s most popular comedian with over 250 million views. Those millions of viewers and social media presence has resulted in sold out shows around the world!  His immense internet fame has also caught the eye of Nashville where he has...

LOVE FM presents Mike Goodwin

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Mike Goodwin is a refreshingly funny comedian, keynote speaker, and content delivery coach. His signature bowtie represents his expectation-defying brand of comedy that leaves a variety of audiences – from churches to corporate events to swanky galas – laughing hysterically and completely inspired, without a...

Blue Ridge Comedy Club 620 State Street, Bristol

Originally from Syracuse, NY Steven Rogers is comedian based in NYC who has been making others laugh for most of his life. Performing in clubs and theaters all over the country, Steven has opened for comedians such as Brian Regan, Joe List, Tom Papa, Nate...

Swan Lake

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Experience the legendary! Swan Lake, the ballet of all ballets, will be performed one night only as a part of the World Ballet Series. See the iconic Dance of the Little Swans, count the 32 fouettés performed by Odile, and immerse yourself in magical Tchaikovsky’s...

Asleep At The Wheel

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Rhythm & Roots Reunion fan favorites Asleep At The Wheel are headed back to Downtown Bristol! Founded in 1970, Asleep At The Wheel has been part of the American roots music landscape for more than 50 years. Inspired by western swing and honky-tonk country, the...

Twitty & Lynn

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

There’s a moment right at the very beginning of any Twitty & Lynn show that affords country music fans the chance to look back in time. Just after the band has played the signature intro to “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man,” Tre Twitty and Tayla Lynn...

Good Morning, I’m Johnny Wood

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Johnny Wood was a staple of morning news in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia during his time on-air at WCYB.  He remains a cornerstone of broadcast history to his loyal viewers. We woke up with Johnny EVERY morning.  He told us what to be prepared...

Cruise in Car Show at Michael Waltrip Brewing

Michael Waltrip Brewing 221 Moore St, Bristol

We are very happy to announce our 1st Cruise in Car Show of the year. Presented by Motor Mile and MWB. Get those vehicles polished up and ready to go. The Car Show will begin at 7 pm. Cashcrop will also be live that afternoon....

Tartan Terrors

Paramount Bristol

Tartan Terrors bring their Celtic Invasion to festivals and sold out venues across North America, hoping to make Celtic music fun and accessible to any audience. The thrilling band blends the energy of a rock show with side splitting humor, step dancing and traditional folklore....

Farm and Fun Time featuring East Nash Grass, Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Join us for a live broadcast of WBCM Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time variety show, featuring special guests East Nash Grass plus Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves in the performance theater at the museum! Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024 Time: 7:00 p.m. ET...

Aesop’s Foibles

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

Theatre Bristol and River's Way join together to present "Aesop's Foibles" on March 16 at 10:30 am and 5:30 pm and March 17 at 2:30 pm at the ARTspace, 506 State Street. "Aesop's Foibles" is an original production by Dottie Havlik that features the gifts...

Weather Guard Truck Race

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

The Weather Guard Truck Race Returns to the NASCAR Spring Weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, this time back on CONCRETE! See the best and brightest from the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Battle it out on the High Banks!

Food City 500

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

The Food City 500 on Concrete is back. Racin' the way it oughta be is back. Get ready, because vintage NASCAR short track racin' is back.

Summit Racing Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Asking For Trouble

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Get ready for an evening of sidesplitting laughter as Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, the dynamic duo from TV’s “Whose Line is it Anyway?,” take the stage in a one-night-only uproarious live show, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Looking for Trouble. Armed with their lightning-fast...

Easter Weekend Brunch at Vivian’s Table

The Bristol Hotel 115 Country Music Way, Bristol

The Bristol Hotel wants to help you celebrate Easter by offering an elevated brunch at Vivian’s Table. Chef Jason van Marter has curated a special menu with classic Easter dishes, enhancing Vivian’s Table’s already stellar brunch menu. Specialty dishes for Easter Brunch include Chef’s famous...

Short Track Nationals- The Last Lap

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

The 5th Short Track U.S. Nationals: The Last Lap will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Along with the Vores Compact Touring Series, the CRA Street Stock Series and Midwest Modifieds Tour will be part of the event. The Short...

Palmetto Moon Bristol Grand Opening

Palmetto Moon, a renowned Southern lifestyle retailer, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its 10th store in Tennessee at The Pinnacle in Bristol on April 6th, 2024. This 7,500-square-foot location, conveniently situated off I-81, Exit 74B, offers an array of Southern-inspired fashion, gifts,...

John Oates

Paramount Bristol

Sit back and experience a unique acoustic performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and American Songwriter Hall of Fame artist John Oates as he takes you on a musical time trip. Performing with a world-class percussionist, Oates showcases his acoustic guitar skills in...

John Oates

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Sit back and experience a unique acoustic performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and American Songwriter Hall of Fame artist John Oates as he takes you on a musical time trip. Performing with a world-class percussionist, Oates showcases his acoustic guitar skills in...

Farm and Fun Time featuring Pony Bradshaw, Shay Martin Lovette

Birthplace Of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol

Hosted by Kris Truelsen and the Farm and Fun Time House Band, Farm and Fun Time is a re-imagining of the classic WCYB Radio program of the same name that aired in the 1940s and 1950s. Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time broadcasts live before a studio audience and...

Summit Racing Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Tonight is the Nite: The Paramount Bristol Story

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

For the first time ever, the full scope of Paramount Bristol’s legacy will be explored from the earliest days of State Street through its heyday as a movie palace, its brush with oblivion, the community effort behind its salvation, all the way through its status...

Jurassic Quest

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

There’s no better place to make pter-iffic memories playing with adorable baby Dinos, excavating fossils, or even training a raptor while surrounded by behemoths like sky-scraping Spinosaurus and, the King himself, Tyrannosaurus rex! Get your tickets for Bristol now before they go EXTINCT! Jurassic Quest...

The Rainbow Fish

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

A full-scale, glittery-scaled stage version of the award-winning children’s book, “The Rainbow Fish,” will transform the ARTspace into a sea world, with Rainbow Fish, Little Fish, Starfish, Ms. Minnow, Octopus, Pufferfish, Hermit Crab, Sardine, Clownfish, and many other creatures and show how kindness really shimmers, shines, and sparkles....

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Paramount Bristol

In April 1935, Glenn Miller recorded, for the first time, under his own name. Using six horns, a rhythm section, and a string quartet, he recorded “Moonlight on the Ganges” and “A Blues Serenade” for Columbia. Less than three years later, they began breaking attendance...

Summit Racing Street Racing

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Bowtie Nationals

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

Event Registration includes admission for one Chevrolet vehicle and two (2) adults for Friday and Saturday. All registrations are $80 until March 31, 2024. Registrations after that will be done at the track and are $90 (both days) or $60 (Saturday Only) for your vehicle...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Join Bristol Ballet for a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s iconic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, live on stage on May 11! The play was first written in 1595, and first performed as a ballet in the 1960s to a beautiful score by Felix Mendelssohn, composed...

Summit Racing Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Bristol Dance Academy: In My BDA Era

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Come see the award winning dancers and tumblers from Bristol Dance Academy in this fun spring tradition at Paramount Bristol! Continuously making the region proud, this group of performers range in age from three to nineteen.  See this 2023 Studio of Excellence winner for a fun filled night...

Memorial Day Services

Cumberland Square Park 200 Lee Street, Bristol

Bristol's Fraternal, Veterans & Civic Council is conducting a Memorial Day Service on May 27 at 12 p.m. at Cumberland Square Park War Memorial.

In The Pines

The very best in country music and beyond. In The Pines is a one-day event in downtown Bristol, TN + VA featuring four major touring artists and benefiting the Birthplace of Country Music. Pack your bags and step “in the pines” as we celebrate the...

Mac McAnally

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

McAnally notes that he typically sees three kinds of people at his shows: Those who have followed his career since his 1977 debut album; those who recognize him as the guitarist in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band; and those who remember his notable credits in...

Border Bash

Downtown Center 810 State Street, Bristol

Border Bash, a free summer concert series held annually, is back for another amazing season starting June 7, 2024! Hosted by Believe in Bristol, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime. This year, Border Bash celebrates its...

The Little Mermaid

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Be where the people are and “sea” it! “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” presented by Theatre Bristol comes to the Paramount Center for the Performing Arts live on stage Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, June 7 through 16, 2024. Tickets are on sale at www.ParamountBristol.org and make the perfect...

Summit Racing Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Steve Earle: Alone Again Tour

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Steve Earle is one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation. A protégé of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, he quickly became a master storyteller in his own right, with his songs being recorded by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez,...

BTE World Footbrake Challenge XVIII

Bristol Dragway TN

The BTE World Footbrake Challenge XVIII returns to Bristol Dragway in Thunder Valley with its biggest event yet. The best footbrake racers in the country are set to slug it out for some big checks in this unparalleled bracket race. Featuring a Triple 20's format,...

Border Bash – Star Spangled Celebration

Anderson Park 341 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Bristol

IT'S OFFICIAL Fireworks return this 4th of July to Downtown Bristol! Join us again at Anderson Park on July 4, 2024, for a dazzling display even bigger and better than our last! This will be another unforgettable Border Bash that you won't want to miss!...

MIKE BOS CHASSIS CRAFT JR. DRAGSTER NATIONALS

Bristol Dragway TN

Drag racing’s next generation of stars thunder into Bristol Dragway July 12-14 for the Mike Bos Chassis Craft Jr. Dragster Nationals, followed by the Mike Bos Fun Races on July 16-17. Leading into Eastern Conference Finals action, the Nationals have become one of the greatest junior dragster...

Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute – Shawn Gerhard

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

SHAWN GERHARD’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of Garth Brooks and has ignited crowds across the country. The ULTIMATE GARTH BROOKS TRIBUTE featuring Shawn Gerhard is a high-energy show based in Nashville, TN and features unparalleled showmanship, and top-level musicianship, promising guaranteed excitement for...

NHRA Junior Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals

Bristol Dragway TN

After a one year hiatus, the NHRA Junior Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals Pres. By Mike Bos Chassis Craft returns to Bristol Dragway, July 15-20, 2024! Thunder Valley hosts the future of drag racing during the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals. Aspiring...

The StART of Adventure Summer Camp

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

Theatre Bristol proudly announces its 2024 children’s summer camp The StART of Adventure, running July 15-19, 2024 at 512 State Street, Bristol, Tennessee. Theatre Bristol is pleased to continue this popular camp for seven to thirteen-year-olds, and one half-day camp for five and six-year-olds. Registration is...

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus began their expedition into the hearts and minds of a generation 20 years ago. Their blazing 2006 single “Face Down” delivered both anthemic choruses and a strident message about domestic abuse, achieving both sales accolades...

Border Bash

Downtown Bristol TN/VA State Street, Bristol

Border Bash, a free summer concert series held annually, is back for another amazing season starting June 7, 2024! Hosted by Believe in Bristol, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime. This year, Border Bash celebrates its...

Jamen Denton Memorial Concert

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

“Our dear friend in music and life, Jamen Avery Denton, was taken from us before his time. The Appalachian region has lost one of its greatest songwriters. The inspirational legacy he leaves behind, and the great influence he has had on a generation of young musicians, is truly...

Big Tri-City Fair

Starting July 26th until August 4th 2024, we will be hosting the Big Tri City Fair. There will be STATE FAIR RIDES, amazing food and great entertainment! Get amazing discounts on Mega Passes and Admission that will be available to purchase at your local Walgreens...

Old Gods of Appalachia

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Old Gods of Appalachia is an eldritch horror fiction podcast set in an Alternate Appalachia, a world where these mountains were never meant to be inhabited. This world feels eerily similar to the hills and hollers we’ve grown up with, but there are some tell-tale...

Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Dust on My Diamonds Tour

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Great songs are not set in stone. Since he burst from the blues clubs of Louisiana onto the global music scene with 1995’s breakthrough first album, Ledbetter Heights, followed by his career defining second album, Trouble Is…in 1997, Kenny Wayne Shepherd has twisted those classic...

Summit Racing Street Fights

Bristol Dragway TN

Think you got a smokin' ride? Well here's your chance to prove it! Bring your car. Bring your bike. Bring your Mom's Mini-Van. JUST BRING IT! Street Fights Saturday Night gives anyone the chance to tackle the strip in legendary Thunder Valley. All street-legal vehicles, from...

Border Bash

Downtown Center 810 State Street, Bristol

Border Bash, a free summer concert series held annually, is back for another amazing season starting June 7, 2024! Hosted by Believe in Bristol, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime. This year, Border Bash celebrates its...

Sean of the South – Sean Dietrich

Paramount Bristol

Sean Dietrich is an author, musician, and stand-up storyteller known for his commentary on life in the American South. His one-man shows have earned him a cult-like following. He began playing piano in church at age nine. A multi-instrumentalist, he started playing mandolin when he...

AMRA Thunder Valley Nitro Nationals & Rally

Bristol Dragway TN

Bristol Dragway will welcome for the first time the powerful American V-Twin Motorcycles of the American Motorcycle Racing Association with an assortment of featured classes, including Top Fuel, Nitro Funny Bike, Pro Fuel, Pro Gas, Pro Mod, Modified, Outlaw Street and more. The 3rd Annual...

Can I Kick It?

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

In 2011 SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber came into the world. It became an instant cult classic receiving favorable mentions and reviews on Okayplayer, Hypebeast, NPR, XM Radio, and BBC Radio. What first began as a cool mixtape idea thought up by Gerald Watson...

Run Your Mouth 5K Run/Walk

8:30 am. Presented by Bristol Regional Speech and Hearing at Rotary Shelter at Steele Creek Park. Very pretty course with an out and back section on the Steele Creek trail. Run or walk your way around the lake and through the park. Kids Dash for...

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils: “When It Shines” Farewell Tour

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils are a seminal American rock band renowned for their distinctive fusion of country, rock, and pop music. Formed in the early ‘70s, they are best known for their chart-topping hit singles “If You Wanna Get To Heaven” and “Jackie Blue.” They...

Southern Momma – Darren Knight

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

dl;fkdaldffdBang Productions Presents Darren Knight Southern Momma Comedy Tour Featuring Red Squirrel, Gary Cargal, & DJ Slim McGraw. Darren Knight is a comedian from Alabama who still lives there. He is considered the fastest-rising comedian in American history and one of the biggest stars in...

The Mockingbird Sings

ARTspace Theater 506 State Street, Bristol

Theatre Bristol returns with The Mockingbird Sings on its ARTspace Stage September 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12, just in time for the 2024 Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Festival. Tickets are on sale now for this show that’s like no other at www.theatrebristol.org/tickets. The Mockingbird Sings weaves a...

ZOSO – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Over the 28 years and over 4500 shows since ZOSO came together as a group in the mid-‘90s, the seemingly tireless quartet has continued to earn its well-deserved reputation as being, in the words of The L.A. Times, “head and shoulders above all other Led...

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the award-winning music festival, featuring 49 Winchester, Ashley McBryde, The Wallflowers, and many, many more!

Unoh 200 & Bush’s Beans 200

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and ARCA Series head back to Bristol for an epic doubleheader. Don’t miss the heart-pounding action!

Food City 300

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

See the best of the Cup and XFINITY Series take to the high banks! Get a Weekend Package today and save 15%!

Bass Pro Shops Night Race

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

The famed Night Race Returns to Bristol in 2024 for the NASCAR Playoffs. Be a part of the most popular race in NASCAR.

Trae Crowder

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Trae Crowder first gained international attention (or notoriety depending on your politics) in 2016 for his hugely viral series of “Liberal Redneck” comedic “porch rant” videos. Since then, Trae has written a best-selling book, The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark, toured the...

Dusty Slay: The Night Shift Tour

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Long hair, tobacco, over-sized glasses and a trucker hat, Dusty Slay is the self-effacing bourbon-voiced Southern comedian next door with a knack for observational, blue-collar humor and the nerve to say what everyone else is thinking. He grew up the son of a single mom...

D.E.M.O. I – PROFESSIONAL DEMO DERBY

Bristol Motor Speedway 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol

Get ready to witness the ultimate clash of metal titans at the iconic Bristol Motor Speedway! Presenting D.E.M.O. I at Bristol Motor Speedway. A demolition derby event like no other, from October 3rd through October 6th, 2024. Brace yourself for an electrifying spectacle that promises...

Destination Soultown featuring the Sensational Soul Cruisers

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Destination Soultown from The Sensational Soul Cruisers features an 11 piece, choreographed band. The show will have you on your feet, singing and dancing to the greatest hits of the Temptations, the Jackson Five, The Spinners, Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, The...

Sunday Funday

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Forget the Sunday drive. Make it a Sunday Funday! The Sunday Funday clean comedy show hits the Paramount Bristol stage with a great lineup of comedians. Sonya White, Shawn Carter, Jake Hovis and Grampy (Phil Ketron) will make you forget about your upcoming Monday blues...

An Evening with Todd Rundgren: “Me/We” 2024 Tour

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

A Wizard, A True Star. The title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist (re-designated TR- i), Rundgren has...

Reduced Shakespeare – The Complete History of America

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Called a “trio of Modern Marx Brothers” by the Boston Herald and “intellectual vaudeville” by the New York Times, The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a touring American comedy troupe that performs fast-paced, seemingly improvisational condensations of huge topics. They hold the record for the...

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

They’ve been part of the Southern Rock scene for over 50 years. Their biggest hits include So Into You, Champagne Jam, Imaginary Lover, Homesick, and Spooky. But there’s so much more. With 15 albums of outstanding songwriting and performances, The Atlanta Rhythm Section represents the...

Deana Carter

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Drenched in sun-kissed natural beauty both inside and out, Nashville native, Deana Carter, didn’t take a seemingly easy route to stardom, but instead chose to defy the conventional expectations of the typical Nashville artist blueprint and make her own mark. And she did, undeniably taking...

John Crist – Jokes for Humans

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over 5 million fans on social media and sold=out shows from coast to coast making Pollstar’s Top 100 Global Tours list with over 197,000 tickets sold. Widely known for...

Farm & Fun Time

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present a very special filming of Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time live from the Paramount Bristol stage. This live broadcast features Wood Brothers, Lindsay Lou, and the Farm and Fun Time house band Bill and The Belles. The Wood Brothers...

Vitamin String Quartet

Paramount Bristol 518 State Street, Bristol

Long before Bridgerton broke the Netflix algorithm, Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ) had helped establish classical crossover as a genuine force in contemporary music. Fresh off high-profile placements in Seasons 1 and 2 of the aforementioned streaming smash, VSQ has “reached a mainstream, global audience” (Variety)...