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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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Historic Chockley Tavern
"A 150-year old wayside railroad inn stands ready for groups up to 47 with Southern songs, Civil War tales and meals served by costumed ...more

City:  Wartrace, TN
Phone:  931-389-0545

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Historic Downtown Clinton
"Spend countless hours shopping for antiques, collectibles and specialty items and enjoy the unique eateries in restored Historic Downtown ...more

City:  Clinton, TN
Phone:  (800) 524-3602

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Historic Downtown Dickson
"Civil War soldiers built the railroad that now fronts the Historic Halbrook Hotel, War Memorial Building and the new city park. Just off the railroad you will find, not only the Old Train Depot., but also the birthplace of Frank Clement in the Halbrook Hotel. See the War Memorial Building that is one of only two Depression-era War Memorial Buildings in ...more

City:  Dickson, TN
Phone:  877-718-4967

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Historic Downtown Franklin
"Fifteen block National Register Historic District with more than 70 unique shops, restaurants and ...more

City:  Franklin, TN
Phone:  615-591-8500

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Historic Jonesborough Carriage Tours
"Take a carriage ride back in time. They offer rides and narrated tours through the historic district of ...more

City:  Jonesborough, TN
Phone:  423-213-3049

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Historic Rugby Commissary
"Restored 1880 utopian village founded by famous British author, Thomas Hughes. 17 Victorian-era buildings remain unchanged, including a 7,000 volume Hughes Library & Christ Church Episcopal. Daily tours, museum shop, dining and lodging in historic buildings. Enjoy shopping at the shops of Rugby--The Commissary and the Spirit of Red Hill in the Board of Aid Historic ...more

City:  Rugby, TN
Phone:  (888) 214-3400

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Historic Tennessee Theatre
"The magnificent Tennessee Theatre first opened its doors on October 1, 1928 and was hailed as “the South’s most beautiful theatre.” When the first patrons stepped inside downtown’s “movie palace” to see their favorite stars on the silver screen, they paid only 40 cents for matinees and 60 cents for evening shows (children paid only 10 and 15 cents). Listed on ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-684-1200

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Lane College Historic District
"An historic African-American college supported by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. The J.K. Daniels Library boasts an excellent African American Heritage ...more

City:  Jackson, TN
Phone:  901-426-7500

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Laurel Theater/Jubilee Community Arts
"Today, the Laurel Theater is a performance center and home of Jubilee Community Arts dedicated to traditional music and art forms of the Southern Appalachians. The theater has a capacity of 220 and is also used by and local civic and private organizations for their activities. The theater is open to visitors by appointment and available for private receptions, seminars and ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-5851

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Levitt Shell, Overton Park
"Welcome to Levitt Shell, home of the performing arts in the heart of historic Overton Park. Since its dedication in 1936, the Shell has delighted Memphians with a variety of exceptional entertainers including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, the Grateful Dead and many more. After extensive renovations, the Levitt Shell is once again the Mid-South's most enchanting venue for free, outdoor professional performances. Elvis ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  (901) 272-5159

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Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals
"Liberty; The Saga of Sycamore Shoals - The Official Outdoor Drama of the State of Tennessee. This is a two-act outdoor drama at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area depicting the settlement of Northeast Tennessee in the 18th century. Here, historic events of national significance took place during this era. These amazing stories are told during Liberty! Please join us as ...more

City:  Elizabethton, TN
Phone:  (423) 543-5808

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Lynnville Historic Downtown
"A quaint village with 59 homes and businesses on the National Historic Register. It has shopping, restaurants and a theatre. A railroad museum is housed in a reproduction depot. Tour a steam locomotive, passenger car and ...more

City:  Lynnville, TN
Phone:  931-527-3158

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Memphis Main Street Trolley
"Climb aboard a restored vintage trolley car for an unforgettable trip along the mighty Mississippi River and downtown Memphis. The Main Street Line follows the original mule-drawn trolley; the Riverfront Loop travels a breathtaking stretch of the river. Enjoy a nostalgic ride through many downtown attractions, including the Pyramid, Pinch District, Convention Center, Beale Street and the Orpheum ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  (901) 274-6282

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Oak Ridge Driving Tour
"Discover the WWII secret city while visiting landmarks and attractions that tell the story of Oak Ridge, the Manhattan Project and how 75,000 people kept the making of the Atomic Bomb a secret from the world. CDs and tapes for rent or ...more

City:  Oak Ridge, TN
Phone:  800-887-3429

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Oldham Theater
"The smell of fresh popcorn will draw you into this historic theater. Renovations have preserved the venue's vintage look so movie-goers can enjoy first-run movies in the grandeur of the ...more

City:  Winchester, TN
Phone:  931-967-2516

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Arts Center of Cannon County
"The Arts Center of Cannon County is a not-for-profit regional arts facility. We produce quality community theater in the 235 seat Wilma Adams Theater, represent a myriad of local fine and craft artists in our White Oak Craft Shop, host joint and solo gallery exhibits, and offer concerts. On site is The Blue Porch Restaurant; it focuses on local, homecooked ...more

City:  Woodbury, TN
Phone:  (800) 235-9073

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Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center
"A multi-purpose facility offering cultural performances spanning a diversity of repertoire and disciplines, as well as providing an idea place for business meetings, seminars, luncheons, parties, weddings and receptions and other ...more

City:  Bartlett, TN
Phone:  901-385-6440

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Beal Pottery
"Located in Rogersville's Historic District features the work of potter, Debbie Beal. Debbie offers adult and childrens classes. Call to schedule studio tours or classes for your ...more

City:  Rogersville, TN
Phone:  423-272-3879

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Beckey's Baskets & More
"Gift basket shop. Christmas room, frames, gourmet food, candles, musical items, dipped bears, wind chimes, frames, statues and baby ...more

City:  Manchester, TN
Phone:  931-723-1800

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Beersheba Porcelain
"Beersheba Porcelain specializes in pottery, pottery beads, and jewelry. Potter Phil Mayhew can usually be found on the front porch at his potters' wheel, turning new vessels out of fresh clay, or decorating bisqueware with glaze in preparation for firing. Terri Mayhew designs the pottery bead necklaces and bracelets that kids love and offers a good selection of colors ...more

City:  Beersheba Springs, TN
Phone:  (931) 692-2280

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Bell Buckle Antique & Craft District
"Enjoy our quaint Victorian village with 12 unique shops, two antique malls and our local cafe. Host of many festivals throughout the year including the RC-Moon Pie Festival the 3rd Saturday in ...more

City:  Bell Buckle, TN
Phone:  931-389-9663

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Bell Buckle Cafe & Music Parlor
"Something fresh and different is happening seven days a week at Bell Buckle Cafe on Railroad Square. We have delicious, tasty food in a world-class cafe, with live music on Thursday-Saturday. Bell Buckle Cafe is fast becoming a center for musical talent from all over Middle Tennessee--there's even a Bell Buckle Records, issuing recordings by Cafe artists. Join us for the ...more

City:  Bell Buckle, TN
Phone:  (931) 389-9694

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Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce
"The delightful small town of Bell Buckle dates back to 1852, established by local merchant A.D. Fugitt. Today, it's a thriving arts community and home of The Webb School, a renowned preparatory academy. Downtown Bell Buckle has charming rows of eclectic shops, eateries and colorful down-home festivals. Celebrated every year in Bell Buckle is the R.C. & MoonPie Festival, featuring bluegrass ...more

City:  Bell Buckle, TN
Phone:  931-389-9663

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Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
"Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art The Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is located within the borders of the Peabody Place entertainment and retail district in the heart of Downtown Memphis. Asian and European art and artifacts in the museum's collection include ivory carvings, cloisonne, cinnabar and jade sculptures from the Qing Dynasty, as well as imperial furnishings ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-523-2787

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Big Cypress Tree State Park
"A peaceful park for enjoying nature, Big Cypress was named for a national champion tree that was 1,350 years old before being killed by a lightning strike in 1976. In the floodplain of the Obion River’s Middle Fork, the park is a great site for picnicking, wildflower walks, bird watching and hiking and includes a 330-acre natural area and 27-acre ...more

City:  Greenfield, TN
Phone:  (731) 235-2700

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Bledsoe County Agricultural Fair
"A small carnival with live stock shows featuring cattle and sheep, exhibits in exhibit halls for children and adults and more. The fair will run from Aug. 2 - 6, ...more

City:  Pikeville, TN
Phone:  423-447-2852

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Blount County Public Library

City:  Maryville, TN
Phone:  865-982-0981

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Blues City Tours
"Graceland, City Tour, Mud Island, Riverboat, Civil Rights Museum. Casino at Mud Island, Memphis Music Tour, Shopping at Beale ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-522-9229

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Bluff View Art District
"Within walking distance of downtown Chattanooga, Bluff View Art District is a creative haven that specializes in the visual, culinary and landscape arts. The historic neighborhood sits high atop a bluff overlooking the Tennessee River and offers visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. While there, you can browse through River Gallery, which exhibits fine art and museum quality crafts from local, regional, ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  800-725-8338

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Boones Creek Potters Gallery
"For more than 30 years, this gallery has showcased handcrafted pieces from over 400 local and regional artists. The gift shop offers pottery, glass, metal and wood art, jewelry, paintings and ...more

City:  Johnson City, TN
Phone:  423-753-0204

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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