7:00 PM19:00

Houseshow // The Mailboxes, Daje Morris, and Plight of the Maya


The Mailboxes Go West!

The Mailboxes - Indie piano pop from Chattanooga, TN

The Mailboxes is a three piece band based in Chattanooga, TN. With classical influence and a pop base, the lead singer-songwriter Jillian Ivey writes whimsical songs that feel familiar but otherworldly at the same time. They're stopping through Knoxville on a three week tour out west. To learn more go to hellomailboxes.com 

Daje Morris is a singer-songwriter and poet based in Knoxville, TN.

She's a wandering poet, and a truth-telling, story-seeking singer-songwriter. She is often found toeing the lines between introversion, extroversion, and shamelessness. She is deeply devoted to exposing beauty in all of its messy and inarticulate forms.

Plight øf the Maya, a spoken word artist based out of Knoxville, TN. 

A musical experience fueled by spoken word vocals, paired with rock'n roll and groovy tunes.

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1:30 PM13:30

Rhythm n' Blooms Festival // at the Lonesome Dove Courtyard

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"Rhythm N’ Blooms is a festival that’s just as much about the city of Knoxville as it is about music. That’s not to say it lacks premiere music or a premium listening environment, but It blends a top-notch music festival experience with the identity and spirit of our rich East Tennessee history. Knoxville’s story has always been set to music. Rhythm N’ Blooms highlights that soundtrack and celebrates the crossroads of this city’s varied music history.

Whether the music is nationally known or local favorites, Rhythm N’ Blooms only showcases the most preeminent artists.

With the Great Smoky Mountains as our backdrop and The Historic Old City as our stage, we create a unique theater-like experience set in our city that is sure to deliver a music festival experience that cannot be found anywhere else."

at the lonesome dove.

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8:00 PM20:00

Poetry vs. Hip Hop // with the 5th Woman

daje morris poetry v hiphop

5 Poets vs. 5 Emcees in a FRIENDLY head-to-head "battle"!

Featuring: Nationally Touring Poet & Founder of the 5th Woman Rhea Sunshine!

Doors 8:00P
9:00P Showtime!
$15 - advance | $20 at the door

A nationally touring show to help bridge cultural gaps and spread peace & love through art and words!

This event is about bridging cultural gaps and understanding that you don't have to agree or come from the same backgrounds to share love! ❤️

Hosted by Internationally Award Winning Poet & Comedian Queen Sheba as seen on Verses & Flow 106 & Park Apollo Theater and 9-Year-Host Famous 4th Sundays, in Atlanta, leads ‪#‎TeamPoetry‬ against guest Captain of the selected Knoxville emcess on #TeamHipHop

In each city we look for the 5 best poets to side with Queen Sheba on#TeamPoetry and we look for a roving, guest 'Captain' of the emcees + Hip-Hop artists to oppose the poets and see who's got the best lyrics & stage show!

PvHH Knoxville Brought to you by: Below The Radar, LLC and PoBoy & Poets / Black Atticus

at modern studio.

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7:00 PM19:00

Big Ears Festival // The 5th Woman Poetry Slam

the fifth woman poetry slam

Poboys & Poets First Event, in Knoxville, for 2017, kicks off in a HUGE WAY at JACKSON TERMINAL for BIG EARS 2017 FESTIVAL!!!

This will be an official slam, and those who participate, can expect their scores and ranks to be reported nationally.

Winners of the slam will move on to being on the 5th Woman Poetry Slam team to represent the city in Southern Fried Poetry Slam Regionals this year!

As always, we will have an OPEN MIC of epic proportions!

at jackson terminal.

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7:00 PM19:00

Women in Jazz Festival // with the 5th Woman

daje morris the fifth woman

Women in Jazz Jam Festival is a 3 day festival celebrating women in jazz with Kelle Jolly and friends. 

Website: www.womeninjazzjamfestival.com
Original Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1226285624118685/

The 5th Woman will be sharing poetry at the Women in Jazz Jam Festival on March 11 alongside Katy Free, Shayla McDaniel, and Liz Brasher.

$15 in adv, $20 at the door

5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

The 5th Woman is a collection of poets who write to radicalize the souls of women in all of their sweetly expressive forms.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the5thwoman/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefifthwoman
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the5thwoman

at scruffy city hall.

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8:00 PM20:00

The Divine Feminine // Flight School

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The Good Guy Collective is back again with our monthly music showcase known as Flight School. Each month we'll be bringing to you fresh new local and regional talent who are poised to become mainstays in the not so distant future. This month we're dedicating the show to feminine energy.The cost is only $5 for an incredible night of music in Knoxville. Find yourself in the place to be on Thursday, February 23rd!

at the birdhouse.

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7:30 PM19:30

Central Collective // Knoxvollidays


Now that it's coming to the end of another year, how about we all come together to celebrate the holidays?!? We'll have a multitude of musicians performing their own, special take on holiday and Christmas tunes at The Central Collective in North Knoxville. They'll be performing "in-the-round" style, playing with others they may never have performed with together before!

Not only will it be a wonderful evening of music, but we'll also be giving all of the proceeds to help The Love Kitchen here in Knoxville. They have been working hard in order to help the folks of our community. We'll even have some baked goods available for purchase to help raise as much as we can. Now's our chance to give back!

Round One: Steven & Hana Shayla McDaniel Zack Miles Karen E Reynolds Shimmy

Round Two Yazameen & sister Roland Dixon Luke Brogden
Andrea Menendez

Round Three Rob & Candace Daje Josh Smith Kevin Pelombi

Pre-sale tickets are $6 // $8 day of. Tickets available at: http://adeemtheartist.com/shows

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7:00 PM19:00

House Concert // Antquan Smith w/ Daje Morris and Origins


Antquan Smith is like Leon Bridges meets John Mayer. His style is a blend of folk and RnB. His influences include John Mayer, James Bay, The Beatles, and Sam Cooper. He's joining us from Atlanta, GA for the weekend! Come show this awesome artist some love.

Origins will also be opening the night with her sweet poetry, and Daje may share a few bars, too. :)

Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. There will also be a sweet little chili bar and cozy, winter bevs.

Doors at 7! Bring your friends :)

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7:00 PM19:00

Benefit Concert // Tiffany and Colton Kirby

I'm SO thankful to everyone who has given so far. Together we've raised $400 in just THREE days! Thank you!!

Suggested Donation: $5 - $7 at the door

We'll be hearing some sweet music from Tiffany and Colton, a Knoxville couple whose sound can be likened to a sweet little mash-up of the Civil Wars, Penny and Sparrow, and Johnny Swim.

Daje Morris will also be serving up some ((n e w)) music and poetry, and some warm, wintry Christmassy sounds.

We will also have some fun confectionaries :) Think Rosemary Apple Pie, and Chevre and Thyme Scones with Pear. Stay tuned for that menu. ;)

Why are we hosting a Benefit Concert?
To make a long story short, running out of gas turned into a bit of a sticky nightmare--and we need your help, your love, and your presence!

This night is so special to us!

1. because your presence will always be remembered to us as a mark of true love and a willingness to pour out hope.
2. we're praying that the Lord will use the work of our hands and your love of quality pastries and good music to get our friend's car from the wrecker!

Can't come but want to give? Check out our snazzy Go Fund Me: https://www.gofundme.com/emergency-car-situation

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6:30 PM18:30

Overdose Awareness Benefit

Enjoy music, speakers, raffles, naloxone training and more, while we remember those we have lost and embrace recovery. A $10 door fee will go towards the advocacy of the Good Sam 911 law and Naloxone in Knox Cty and surrounding areas. If you can not make it to the event, you can help raise awareness here. https://www.gofundme.com/2gyj5q78

About Caleb's Song

Caleb's Song is an TN harm reduction project that was created to raise overdose awareness by bringing music and advocacy together. All in memory of Caleb.

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7:30 PM19:30

House Show ft. Origins and Daje Morris

"There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told, especially if that person is a woman." - Lea Dunham

Daje and Olivia are bringing truth and fire. Soul and craft. Story over brand. Nuff said. Come.

House Show || Feel free to bring wine + cheese to share ||
$10 at the door or $8 online at http://bit.ly/house-show.

Doors at 7 || RSVP for address.

40% of proceeds will go to support Own the Boards Poetry Slam Youth Program, a literary arts program designed to ignite creativity in Knoxville youth by equipping them with the skills to tell their stories well through performance poetry. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/own-the-boards

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8:00 PM20:00

The Encounter

Thankful to the Lord to share this journey with strangers and friends. Alexis and I met at a worship gathering that I had originally planned on not going to because I felt burnt out and tired of "worship gatherings" that might be more performance than worship of our King. That night was--indescribable. That night we found ourselves sitting next to the Tennessee River, about six of us, and we prayed to the Lord and worshipped him in excess--hours after the event was done. We encountered Him like well-loved children, and he met us with love.

Come join us this time!
An intimate night of worship through music and poetry.

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