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There's no place like Tennessee to inspire artistic expression, from great music to traditional crafts, from storytelling to fine art.

Tennessee is calling you to enjoy great entertainment in music and performing arts, with beautiful historic theaters and unique music venues throughout the state, from the blues on the banks of the Mississippi, to the world-famous recording studios of Nashville, to the haunting sounds of traditional mountain music in the east.

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The Crooked Tree
"Sharing his love for nature, Larry Shelton hand carves one-of-a-kind items with wood from all over the world, including the Holy Land. His bluebird houses have won the approval of the North American Bluebird ...more

City:  Humboldt, TN
Phone:  731-784-5050

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The Crossville Depot
"Unique gifts for everyone. Daily coffee, tea and candy samples. Come to the historic depot where Alvin C. York returned home from ...more

City:  Crossville, TN
Phone:  931-456-2586

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The Dancing Bear
"The Dancing Bear is the place to go when you are looking for great gifts and unique home décor items. Our shop features everything from gorgeous hand-blown glass and handmade jewelry to fair trade clothing and Frisbee golf products. Shop for a variety of one-of-a-kind items at our store in Dickson, featuring beautiful hand-blown glass. The Dancing Bear is locally ...more

City:  Dickson, TN
Phone:  (888) 518-4576

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The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center
"Another season of arts to West Tennessee. Don’t miss out on opportunities to see some of the biggest names in entertainment on The Dixie stage. We bring quality entertainment to ...more

City:  Huntingdon, TN
Phone:  731-986-2100

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The Dixon Gallery & Gardens
"Founded in 1976 by Hugo and Margaret Dixon, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens is a fine art museum and public garden distinguished by its diverse and innovative programs in the arts and horticulture. The Dixon features a permanent collection of over 2,000 objects, including French and American Impressionist paintings and significant holdings of German and English porcelain. The museum organizes ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-761-5250

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The Dragonfly
"This emporium features locally created arts and crafts, including Beech Creek gourds. Enjoy hot coffee or a refreshing ...more

City:  Collinwood, TN
Phone:  931-724-6400

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The Factory at Franklin
"The Factory At Franklin is a 12-building dining, retail and entertainment complex listed in the National Register of Historic Places. We provide a welcome break from large chain stores and malls, while still offering a variety of restaurants and activities for everyone in the family, along with offices, meeting rooms and special event facilities. As you spend your day at ...more

City:  Franklin, TN
Phone:  615-791-1777

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The Farm at Spring Creek
"The Farm at Spring Creek offers a unique farm life experience with accommodations available in an authentic reconstructed log cabin. Stay and just relax in the beautiful foothills of the Smokey Mountains, visit one of the many local attractions or join us on a real working farm for a glimpse of farm life. If living off your own ...more

City:  Greeneville, TN
Phone:  (423) 361-6441

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The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community
"The historic 8-mile Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community loop has been designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. Established in 1937, this community of artisans whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve to create original collectibles such as candles, oak and willow baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw, and ...more

City:  Gatlinburg, TN
Phone:  800-565-7330

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The Heritage Quilt Trail in SeTn
"Gracing the roadways and quaint rural towns of twelve beautiful Southeast TN counties from Chattanooga to Lenoir City and from Beersheba Springs to Tellico Plains. Look for the colorful Heritage Quilt Patterns on barns and small businesses of all kinds.... Feel the Quilt Love! Enjoy it with family and friends! Join us in supporting the U-Pick Farms, Art Galleries, Mom & Pop Restaurants, ...more

City:  Athens, TN
Phone:  (423) 507-1252

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The Mountain Opry
"The Mountain Opry features bluegrass and old-time acoustic music. Musician are welcome. Admission is free. Concessions are available and the venue is handicapped accessible. Musician are ...more

City:  Signal Mountain, TN
Phone:  (423) 886-3252

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The Salvation Army Red Kettle Craft Fair
"Come join us at The Salvation Army's 4th Annual Red Kettle Craft Fair on Saturday, September 24, 2011, from 10a-5p. The RKCF is located at The Salvation Army building 1137 W. Main Street, Murfreesboro. (Corner of W. Main & New Salem/ Hway 99) This is a great event for the ENTIRE family. FREE Admission!! FREE Parking!! FREE Children's Area!!rn We have ...more

City:  Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:  (615) 895-7071

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The Shoppes at Roper Mansion
"The Shoppes at Roper Mansion offer a unique shopping experience as well as the chance to tour the carefully restored Federal home. Built in 1820, Roper Mansion today houses an array of antiques, collectibles, gifts, home decor, vintage jewelry and even a pet boutique. The graceful ballroom is now an art gallery featuring original oils from the 19th ...more

City:  Dandridge, TN
Phone:  (865) 484-1237

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The South's Finest Chocolate Factory
"Chocolates and fine candies have been an integral part of Knoxville, Tennessee, since 1889. The South's Finest Chocolate Factory is proud to be a part of this fine tradition. They have been producing over 100 fine chocolates and candies for more than a decade. With two locations in Knoxville, happy customers are treated to a vast array of tasty, mouth-watering ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  800-682-4449

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The Station Inn
"The Station Inn is Nashville's bluegrass-hosting concert venue. Frommers reviewed The Station Inn as "widely regarded as one of the best bluegrass venues around." A simple building hosting some of the best bluegrass anywhere. Notable artists such as Gillian Welch, Ralph Stanley, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis and Reba McEntire have performed at The Station Inn. The Station Inn is bluegrass and ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

Bonnaroo Music and Art festival has been given the "Outstanding Greener Festival" award by agreenerfestival.com, "authority on all things green in the live music industry around the world."

The "Outstanding Greener Festival" is the highest accolade one can receive, and was awarded to Bonnaroo this year along with only six other festivals globally. Bonnaroo has, since inception, attempted to change the direction of the concert industry by implementing carbon-conscious practices and emphasizing the importance of minding waste and excess while still enjoying great music.

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Dayton Strawberry Festival
Includes a children’s pageant, children’s area, entertainment, arts & crafts, food vendors and, of course ...more

City:  Dayton, TN
Phone:  423-775-0361
Dates:  May 11, 2007 - May 12, 2007

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Dogwood Arts Festival
Walk along more than 60 miles of trails featuring some of the most spectacular dogwood trees of all kinds ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-637-4561
Dates:  Apr 2, 2009 - May 29, 2009

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Riverbend Festival
Six stages of world-class music, includes rock, classic, country, bluegrass, jazz, eclectic, R&B, and mor ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-756-2211
Dates:  Jun 5, 2009 - Jun 13, 2009

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20th Anniversary Kuumba Festival
Showcases local African American art and artists sharing, educating, and exposing rich cultural art forms ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-546-9705
Dates:  Jun 25, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009

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Grainger County Tomato Festival
Events include Civil War encampment, Arts & Cultural Exposition, tomato wars, 5K fun run, antique car sho ...more

City:  Rutledge, TN
Phone:  865-828-4222
Dates:  Jul 24, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009

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Movies at the Bijou: Pretty in Pink & The Breakfast Club
Double feature at the historic Bijou. ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Jul 31, 2009 - Aug 1, 2009

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Will Reagan & the United Pursuit Band at the Bijou
Will Reagan and the United Pursuit Band have touched thousands upon thousands rocking out their unorthodo ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Aug 6, 2009 - Aug 6, 2009

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Movies at the Bijou: Princess Mononoke & Spirited Away
A double feature of award-winning animated films from Japan. ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Aug 7, 2009 - Aug 8, 2009

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Adrian Belew Power Trio at the Bijou
Adrian Belew has played with some of rock's biggest names (Frank Zappa, David Bowie, the Talking Heads, K ...more

City:  knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Aug 21, 2009 - Aug 21, 2009

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The Wallflowers at the Bijou
Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers are back again in fine form once more. ...more

City:  knoxville, TN
Dates:  Aug 29, 2009 - Aug 29, 2009

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Jesse Winchester at the Bijou
Jesse Winchester gained prominence through his association with The Band's Robbie Robertson and Levon Hel ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 11, 2009

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Margaret Cho at the Bijou
Margaret Cho mixes a whip-smart delivery with loads of sass to entertain an increasingly diverse audience ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 15, 2009 - Sep 15, 2009

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An Evening with Medeski, Martin & Wood at the Bijou
A group that effortlessly straddles the gap between avant-garde improvisation and accessible groove-based ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 16, 2009 - Sep 16, 2009

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Yo La Tengo at the Bijou
One of indie rock's most adventurous and most beloved bands. ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 22, 2009 - Sep 22, 2009

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Sunn O))) with Eagle Twin at the Bijou
Feedback and effects are as much a part of the sonic palette as is the absence of any discernible beat. T ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 24, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009

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Indigo Girls with Alison Brown at the Bijou
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, known to the world as the Indigo Girls, have been releasing fiery folk rock al ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 25, 2009 - Sep 25, 2009

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Bellfield at the Bijou
Knoxville natives Bellfield are creating a unique breed of energetic alternative rock music. ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Sep 26, 2009 - Sep 26, 2009

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30th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming
Fall Homecoming is one of the nation’s largest and most authentic music, craft, and folk festivals. More ...more

City:  Norris, TN
Phone:  865-494-7680
Dates:  Oct 8, 2009 - Oct 11, 2009

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Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Bijou
The Carolina Chocolate Drops play stringband music in the rich tradition of fiddle and banjo music in Car ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Oct 11, 2009 - Oct 11, 2009

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Andrew Bird with St. Vincent at the Bijou
"Bird could be the only performer who's lit up both Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo with a combination of vocal ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Oct 13, 2009 - Oct 13, 2009

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An Evening with Marianne Faithfull
A long and distinguished career has seen Marianne Faithfull emerge as one of the most original female sin ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Oct 16, 2009 - Oct 16, 2009

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Joe Bonamassa at the Bijou
Joe Bonamassa's reputation as one of the world's greatest guitar players is undeniable. ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-0832
Dates:  Oct 27, 2009 - Oct 27, 2009

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Smoky Mountain Winterfest
Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville - The gateway towns to the Smokies turn into a winter wonderland wi ...more

City:  Gatlinburg, TN
Phone:  800-568-4748
Dates:  Nov 3, 2009 - Feb 28, 2010

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14th Annual National Cornbread Festival
Live entertainment, juried arts & crafts, and food. This festival honors cornbread with the National Corn ...more

City:  South Pittsburg, TN
Phone:  423-837-0022
Dates:  Apr 24, 2010 - Apr 25, 2010

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5K Run/25K Bike Race
The Humphreys County, Tennessee, Waverly Lions Club's main fundraising event, 17th Annual 5K Run / 25K Bi ...more

City:  Waverly, TN
Phone:  931-622-2775
Dates:  May 13, 2006 - May 13, 2006

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Holiday Tours at the Hermitage - Home of President Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson always welcomed visitors to his home. Since The Hermitage opened as a museum in 1889 nearl ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-889-2941
Dates:  Nov 28, 2008 - Jan 1, 2009

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Tin Pan South
Celebrate songwriters and their craft at America’s largest music festival dedicated to them. ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  800-321-6008
Dates:  Mar 31, 2009 - Apr 4, 2009

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Awesome April
A musical tribute to the city that promises a major event each weekend. ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  800-657-6910
Dates:  Apr 1, 2009 - Apr 1, 2009

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Rivers & Spires Festival
Six stages with over 100 entertainers, Kidz Zone, arts & crafts, teen zone, and more. ...more

City:  Clarksville, TN
Phone:  931-245-4344
Dates:  Apr 16, 2009 - Apr 18, 2009

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Bonnaroo Music Festival
Outdoor concert with world-class, twenty-four hour entertainment. Voted #1 music festival in the nation ...more

City:  Manchester, TN
Phone:  931-728-7635
Dates:  Jun 11, 2009 - Jun 14, 2009

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CMA Music Festival
Each year “Country Music’s Biggest Party” continues to grow. The festival brings country fans and artists ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  800-CMA-FEST
Dates:  Jun 11, 2009 - Jun 14, 2009

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Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival
Two days of great music, wonderful food, and plenty of fun for the family. Local jazz and blues musicians ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  (615) 726-5867
Dates:  Jun 18, 2009 - Jun 29, 2009

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Smithville's Fiddler's Jamboree & Crafts Festival
State and National Championships in 24 categories plus 7 categories for country music beginners, continuo ...more

City:  Smithville, TN
Phone:  615-597-8500
Dates:  Jul 3, 2009 - Jul 4, 2009

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Americana Music Festival
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City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615.386.6936
Dates:  Sep 16, 2009 - Sep 19, 2009

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Music & Molasses Arts & Crafts Festival
Tons of fun! Three acres of activities, free wagon rides, making & tasting sorghum molasses, Bluegrass/Co ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-837-5197
Dates:  Oct 17, 2009 - Oct 18, 2009

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Memphis In May International Festival
Memphis hosts Chile as its 2009 honored country. Some of the events include the Beale Street Music Festiv ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-525-4611
Dates:  May 1, 2009 - May 31, 2009

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Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival
Features over 300 exhibitors including artists, potters, carvers, jewelry makers, music, delicious barbec ...more

City:  Tiptonville, TN
Phone:  731-885-7295
Dates:  Oct 2, 2009 - Oct 4, 2009

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11th Annual Fall Folklore Jamboree
More than 120 traditional folk artists, musicians and exhibitors demonstrate skills in traditional crafts ...more

City:  Milan, TN
Phone:  731-686-7362
Dates:  Oct 17, 2009 - Oct 17, 2009

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73rd Annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
One of the oldest festivals in the state. Events include a Berry Festive Afernoon, pet parade, recipe con ...more

City:  Humboldt, TN
Phone:  (731) 784-1842
Dates:  May 2, 2010 - May 8, 2010

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Tennessee Shines with Alecia Nugent, Doyle Lawson, Jay Clark, and Rob Ikes
...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Dates:  Jul 29, 2009 - Jul 29, 2009

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