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....

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...

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...

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)...

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