Blue Ridge Country Ranks Northeast Tennessee Among “Best of the Mountains”

Seven Northeast Tennessee attractions were recently named among the “Best of the Mountains” by readers of Blue Ridge Country Magazine, ranking the region as a top destination for travel and fun along the Southern Appalachian Mountains including Virginia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky. As the longest-running and premier travel publication in this […]

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2nd Annual Upper East TN Fiddler’s Convention

Upper East Tennessee has long been a land of deep musical traditions. Englishman Cecil Sharp knew this in 1916 when he selected Rocky Fork in Unicoi County as his first stop to collect ballads. And in 1925 the famous Mountain City Fiddler’s Convention attracted a who’s who of southern Appalachian fiddling, and reminds us just […]

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Niswonger Performing Arts Center: Midtown Men

Four Stars from the Original Cast of “Jersey Boys” at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on April 20th GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The Midtown Men reunites stars from the smash Broadway hit musical, “Jersey Boys,” at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on April 20th at 7:30 p.m. Formed in 2010, the popular vocal group has been […]

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2nd Annual Upper East TN Fiddler’s Convention

Upper East Tennessee has long been a land of deep musical traditions. Englishman Cecil Sharp knew this in 1916 when he selected Rocky Fork in Unicoi County as his first stop to collect ballads. And in 1925 the famous Mountain City Fiddler’s Convention attracted a who’s who of southern Appalachian fiddling, and reminds us just […]

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I Am Home Returns to Jonesborough

“I Am Home” tells the stories of the people who helped shape the Jonesborough of today February 23-25 and March 2-4   “I couldn’t believe how close that story was to my own!” Actor Phil McPeak exclaimed, after he had been cast in the role of Rounder. It tells the story of a sixteen-year-old who, […]

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