Thu, Mar 21 | 414 S Gay St

KHP Presents: “Knoxville and New Music” with Jack Neely

How might an 1880s opera festival in Knoxville have affected the course of American popular music? What exotic instrument first became popular in Knoxville? Why does Roy Acuff appear in rock 'n' roll histories? Did Nashville really steal country music from us?
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KHP Presents: “Knoxville and New Music” with Jack Neely

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
414 S Gay St, 414 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA

About the Event

How might an 1880s opera festival in Knoxville have affected the course of American popular music? What exotic instrument first became popular in Knoxville? Why does Roy Acuff appear in rock 'n' roll histories? Did Nashville really steal country music from us?

Come and join the Knoxville History Project to explore these questions and learn something new about the often surprising and endlessly fascinating history of Knoxville.

The program is free. Drinks and bar food available for purchase.

21 years and older.

Registration is Closed

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