Monday, Oct 18th
Smoky Mountain Blues Society invite local blues musicians to submit an original, self-produced CD
to be considered the local entrant for The Blues Foundation’s original CD challenge, part of the IBC Challenge coming up in January. CDs will be judged on the following criteria: Blues content; musical performance; audio quality and production value of the recording; professionalism and visual appearance of cover art and design; and credits and liner-note information.
“We need four copies of CD submission no later than Oct. 18 so that SMBS can make the IBCs submission deadline,” a SMBS press release stated. “Only one submission per affiliate is allowed. … Should there be more than one entrant, judging will be handled by SMBS and all decisions final.” Send CDs to Smoky Mountain Blues Society, 817 Norgate Road, Knoxville 37919. For more information, or questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, Oct 23rd
Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic
Knoxville Bar Association announces a Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 23, at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church, 2084 Dandridge Ave. in Knoxville.
This is a general advice and referral clinic with volunteers prepared to advise on a wide variety of legal issues, including family law, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, criminal defense, consumer protection, contract disputes, child support and personal injury among other issues.
Saturday, Oct 23rd
Knoxville Bar Association announces a Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic
will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 23, at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church, 2084 Dandridge Ave. in Knoxville.
This is a general advice and referral clinic with volunteers prepared to advise on a wide variety of legal issues.
Sunday, Oct 31st
Knoxville Opera is accepting submissions from
Friday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 31, for a Mefistofele Poster Competition. The winner will have his/her work featured as the official poster of Knoxville Opera’s March 4 & 6, 2022 production of Mefistofele, in addition to a $750 cash prize. Visit the competition website https://www.knoxvilleopera.com/postercontest/ for submission guidelines and eligibility requirements.
Sunday, Nov 7th
MASSKUS Productions will present Cleveland-born and Asheville native David Wilcox at Knoxville’s finest Listening Room,
The Open Chord, 8502 Kingston Pike. He will host a special matinee performance beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday Nov. 7.
“… His lyrical insight is matched by a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music,” a MP press release stated. “Wilcox released an independent album in 1987, was a winner of the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award in 1988, and by 1989 he had signed with A&M Records. His first release on the label, How Did You Find Me Here, sold over 100,000 copies the first year largely by word of mouth.”
Tickets are $26.50 and available on-line at https://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/531433527797425989 or by stopping by The Open Chord “all things music store.” You also can visit: https://www.openchordmusic.com/
For more information on Wilcox: https://davidwilcox.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Davidwilcoxmusic/
Thursday, Nov 18th
Featuring “Voice of the Vols” play-by-play broadcaster Bob Kesling as emcee, Morning Pointe’s inaugural “Seniors Got Talent,
Knoxville” variety show will take the stage at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, in Bijou Theatre. The show will feature “a fun-filled evening of senior talent performances to benefit the Morning Pointe Foundation,” a MP press release stated. “The show will feature 10 seniors getting their chance to shine on the big stage.”
Celebrity judges include Holly Warlick, former Lady Vols basketball star guard and program head coach. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second-, and third-place winners, including a $250 cash prize for finishing No. 1.
Auditions for the Knoxville show will be held online this year. Participants are not required to be Morning Pointe residents; anyone 62 years of age or older may apply. Acts showcasing talents of all kinds are welcome, but should not exceed three minutes in length. Aspiring performers can register for a free audition by registering online at www.morningpointefoundation.com/seniorsgottalent.