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There’s always something happening in Tennessee

There’s always something happening in Tennessee

Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010 8:02 pm

With more than 800 festivals and events annually, the spotlight is always on Tennessee.
• Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis will be held April 30 -May 2. To the world, Memphis means great music. Music lovers from around the globe gather at the Beale Street Music Festival to celebrate this vital heritage, this deep river of sound. For more information, call (901) 525-4611 or visit memphisinmay.org.
• Every Thursday from April through June Knoxville hosts Sundown in the City. The event is a free outdoor concert series in Market Square that has drawn thousands of people to downtown Knoxville on Thursday nights every spring and summer. The bands that perform at Sundown are chosen for their ability to entertain a crowd and their variety, from reggae to rock to jam and beyond. On many occasions, more than 12,000 music-lovers have come to enjoy acts like Bela Fleck, Little Feat and Steve Winwood. Sundown in the City promises to continue to provide fun and free musical entertainment for Knoxville. For more information, call (865) 342-9137 or visit sundowninthecity.com.
Published in The Messenger 4.23.10

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