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Rising Country star rocks at Hard Rock Cafe

Rising Country star rocks at Hard Rock Cafe

Entertainment, Local News February 2, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

By Kayla D. Putman From Hard Rock to Honky Tonk; rising star Shaun Abbott, of Knoxville, brought a country flair to the stage of the Hard Rock Cafe in Pigeon Forge on Friday. Shaun’s musical palette is wide reaching and his set consisted of covers from country legends, rock iconsRead More

American Eagle Foundation benefit show at Smoky Mountain Opry

American Eagle Foundation benefit show at Smoky Mountain Opry

Entertainment, Local News November 10, 2015 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

By Wes Ramey The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge is getting ready for a big fundraising event benefiting the non-profit American Eagle Foundation (AEF), which will showcase an extravaganza of entertainment. On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry will host a specialRead More

Southern style: Karen Peck wins Dove Award, Oaks launch Christmas show

Southern style: Karen Peck wins Dove Award, Oaks launch Christmas show

Entertainment, Southern Style October 27, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks Karen Peck and New River won the Southern Gospel Album of the Year for their newest CD titled Pray Now. The Award was presented at the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards Ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on October 13th. Wayne Haun produced the project. “We are deeply honoredRead More

New attraction: Dry zorbing at Outdoor Gravity Park, Pigeon Forge

New attraction: Dry zorbing at Outdoor Gravity Park, Pigeon Forge

Entertainment, Local News October 27, 2015 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

DRYGO product launch, November 4, 2015 By Allen Skinn Outdoor Gravity Park, one of Pigeon Forge’s newest family fun attractions, is adding dry zorbing with a new invention, DRYGO. There are only two locations in the world that have DRYGO, New Zealand and Pigeon Forge. DRYGO is a plastic threeRead More

Titanic welcomes cast members of NBC’s “Days of our Lives”

Titanic welcomes cast members of NBC’s “Days of our Lives”

Entertainment, Local News October 20, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—The Titanic Museum Attraction will be a participant in the nationwide book signing tour of the official “Days of our Lives: 50 Years” by Greg Meng, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Titanic Pigeon Forge. “’Days of our Lives:50 Years,’ is a collection ofRead More

Coming to Bristol Motor Speedway in spring 2016, Colossus

Coming to Bristol Motor Speedway in spring 2016, Colossus

Entertainment, Sports, State News October 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

BRISTOL (press release)—Welcome to a brighter, bolder Bristol, baby. The Last Great Colosseum will soon be the home of the world’s largest outdoor, permanent, center-hung digital display, officials announced Wednesday. The display, named Colossus, will plunge fans into the color, roar and rumble of events through four high-resolution screens andRead More

Now there was a song

Now there was a song

Entertainment, Now there was a song October 18, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1965: President Johnson said that the doors were open to all Cuban exiles; U.S. soldiers were permitted to use tear gas in Viet Nam; Senator Robert F. Kennedy suggests Peking send delegates to Geneva Arms talks and a singer from Corsicana, Texas had hisRead More

Nicki Minaj to star in new ABC Family series

Nicki Minaj to star in new ABC Family series

Checking the Gate, Entertainment October 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

By Craig Martin Rap superstar Nicki Minaj is set to executive produce and appear in a scripted comedy series for ABC Family based on the rap star’s life growing up in Queens, New York. The project, from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, will film a pilot episode in Minaj’s hometown thisRead More

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kenny Rogers raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Entertainment, Local News October 6, 2015 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood to help raise money and awareness for her Imagination Library, a book gifting program for kids from birth to age five. Just days after announcing his retirement on the Today show,Read More

Music is everywhere in Tennessee

Music is everywhere in Tennessee

By Amanda Stravinsky Sept. 3 Maryville—The Knoxville Opera Company will present a 2015–2016 season preview including pieces from Boito’s Mefistofele, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Puccini’s Tosca 7 p.m. at the Blount County Public Library. Nashville—The Shelby Bottom String Band will play for audiences 6–8 p.m. at the Frist CenterRead More