Watch teenage music prodigy Noah Denton play on Tuesday, May 11. He’ll stream a performance from The Earnest Tube, Clinton Holley’s music oasis in downtown Bristol, Virginia. Watch for free on Border Bash’s Facebook page.
Doyle Lawson has announced his plans for retirement from touring. A resident of Bristol, Tennessee, the member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and leader of the band Quicksilver said earlier this week that he will call it quits as a touring bandleader by the end of 2022.
The eyes of the world are on Minneapolis. On its citizens, as they react to the trial of Derek Chauvin, accused of murdering George Floyd last year in a killing that sparked riots locally and protests globally. But also — finally — on one of its courtrooms.
New Yorker Phil Faconti and Jamen Denton partner for a performance streamed live on Tuesday, April 6. Presented by Believe in Bristol, the feed can be found on Border Bash’s Facebook page.
Bristol as the Birthplace of Country Music stands without question, but neither country nor bluegrass owns a monopoly on the thriving local music scene; a cadre of blues musicians belong in the mix. Among them, Jimmie D steps up to rock Delta Blues BBQ in Bristol on April 3.
Tune in to hear Justin Mychals emote at 7 p.m. Wednesday for Live in the Mountains. Broadcast from Jeff’s Garage in Kingsport, find the live feed and purchase tickets on Mychals’ Facebook page.
From Johnson City to New York and around the globe, Kasey Williams’ journey warrants documentation in song. Williams and fellow musician Magus Vaughn lead Singer-Songwriter Night at Capone’s in Johnson City on Thursday. That’s tonight.
Stand aside, Grim Reaper; live music for live audiences has not succumbed. Witness Chris Long. The longtime local favorite snags a stool inside The Cascade Draft House in Bristol, Tennessee, on Friday.
A trio of women pay homage to legends and more Tuesday. Streamed live and presented by Believe in Bristol as part of Border Bash in recognition of Women’s History Month, The Queens of Country helm a program that underscores timeless contributions made by women in country music.
Bluegrass’ Del McCoury Band leads listeners on stage during this week’s free MP3 downloads. Access www.archive.org. Search Del McCoury Band. Find such live performances as the legendary band’s scintillating 22-song show in October from Maggie Valley, North Carolina.
As COVID diminishes, music knocks at the door. Listen for old-time Appalachian musician Tyler Hughes to squeeze through a gradually widening crack in the door. Hughes steps forth at The Big Stone Gap General Store & Café in Big Stone Gap on Friday.
Dreams as wide as a Southerner’s elongated vowels attach to the music of Tray Wellington. A banjo player on the rise, Wellington’s a man whose dreams are engaged. Thumb a ride with Wellington when he streams live courtesy Bristol’s Border Bash on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
See what The Suffers can do again at 9 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday during “Making Up & Breaking Up.” Streamed live, the show recognizes the up and downs and all-the-way-arounds of Valentine’s Day.
Cozy up to Ray Wylie Hubbard when Austin City Limits streams “Ray Wylie Hubbard: Austin City Limits Behind the Scenes” on Wednesday. It’s free to watch.
Tim White helms the return of “Song of the Mountains” on Saturday. Taped for future airplay on PBS television stations coast to coast, the nationally syndicated “Song of the Mountains” stages from the Lincoln Theatre in Marion.
Nah, it’s not bow-topped bunnies from Playboy on the loose this Christmas. It’s music’s Barenaked Ladies, neither of whom are ladies nor are they naked. We hope. Regardless, the oft tongue-in-cheek rockers present A Very Virtual Christmas at 9 p.m. Friday.
Just Another Night features four songsters who perform via livestreams. That morphed into Just Another Christmas in East Tennessee. Slated to benefit Hope House, Just Another Night streams live from Murphy’s Automotive in Kingsport on 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
For the first time ever, Radio Bristol’s historic Farm and Fun Time Show receives the livestream treatment during its Home Edition on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. Watch via Radio Bristol’s Facebook page.