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Jun
1
Fri
Henry Cho @ Bijou Theatre
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Knoxville-born comedian Henry Cho will perform at the Bijou Theatre on June 10.

Cho’s one hour Comedy Central Special, ”What‘s That Clickin Noise?“ is currently running and he can also be heard on Sirrus, XM and Blue Collar Radio. He‘s also a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry.

He served two years as host of NBC‘s Friday Night Videos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms.

Tickets are $27.50 in advance and will be $31.00 on the day of the show. They go on sale Friday at 10:00 a.m.

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Jun
23
Sat
Jimmy Fortune & T. Graham Brown @ Country Tonite Theatre
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jimmy Fortune & T. Graham Brown

Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM

$35.00 + tax

Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. He wrote the group’s second No. 1 hit, “Elizabeth,” and followed that with two more No. 1 hits–“My Only Love” and “Too Much On My Heart”. Fortune also wrote the top-10 hit “Forever” and co-wrote the top-10 hit “More Than a Name on the Wall”. Jimmy and The Statler Brothers were inducted into the GMA (Gospel Music Association) Hall of Fame on October 29, 2007, and inducted into the CMA (Country Music Association) Hall of Fame on June 29, 2008. After the Statler Brothers retired, Jimmy seized the opportunity to launch a solo career to share new music with his fans. His latest album “Hits & Hymns”, is off to a roaring start, as it debuted on Billboard’s Country Albums chart at No. 10, becoming his first top ten record on the chart as a solo artist. The feel-good album also debuted at #1 on the Southern Gospel Album chart and No. 6 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Album chart. Accompanying the album is the Bill Gaither hosted DVD special, Jimmy Fortune: Hits & Hymns, which also debuted with strong numbers. The DVD collection debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Music Video chart, along with No. 1 on the Christian Music Video chart, marking Fortune’s first #1 solo project.

Jimmy Fortune’s Official Website

T. Graham Brown moved to Nashville in 1982 and found work singing advertising jingles for companies such as McDonald’s, Disneyland, Harrah’s and many others. He was also the singing narrator in the Taco Bell “Run for the Border” television spots. T also found work as a songwriter for E.M.I. Publishing before signing to Capitol Records in 1984. His debut album and Title Song, “I Tell It Like It Used To Be”, went to TOP-10, followed by “I Wish That I Could Hurt That Way Again” which landed at No.4. His next 2 singles, “Hell and High Water” and “Don’t Go to Strangers” made their way to the number one slot. Other hits include “Darlene”, “Come as You Were”, and “Wine Into Water”.

T. Graham Brown’s Official Website
Jul
21
Sat
Neal McCoy @ Country Tonite Theatre
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Neal McCoy

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM

$35.00 + tax

Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, Neal McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album “No Doubt About It”. His commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits. A seventh Top Ten hit, the number 10 “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On”, came in 2005 from his self-released “That’s Life”. His awards include Entertainer of the Year, 1998 & 1999 TNN/Music City News Country Awards. With over 6 million records sold, Neal McCoy is a favorite of country music fans. His high energy show is packed with familiar hits including “You Gotta Love That”, “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”, and “The Shake”.

Neal McCoy’s Official Website
Sep
21
Fri
The Oak Ridge Boys @ Country Tonite Theatre
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Oak Ridge Boys

Friday, September 21, 2018 ***Two Shows*** at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

$39.95 + tax

Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. And each remains as enthusiastic about the process as they have ever been. Their hits include “Elvira”, “(I’m Settin’) Fancy Free”, “Bobbie Sue”, and “American Made”.

The Oak Ridge Boys’ Official Website
The Oak Ridge Boys @ Country Tonite Theatre
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oak Ridge Boys

Friday, September 21, 2018 ***Two Shows*** at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

$39.95 + tax

Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. And each remains as enthusiastic about the process as they have ever been. Their hits include “Elvira”, “(I’m Settin’) Fancy Free”, “Bobbie Sue”, and “American Made”.

The Oak Ridge Boys’ Official Website
Oct
4
Thu
Old Dominion’s Happy Endings World Tour @ Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Oct
19
Fri
Restless Heart & Shenandoah @ Country Tonite Theatre
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Restless Heart & Shenandoah

Friday, October 19, 2018 ***Two Shows*** at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

$39.95 + tax

John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis, and Larry Stewart – the men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts – with six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA, and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations – including the Academy of Country Music’s Top Vocal Group trophy. 2018 will mark the band’s 35th Anniversary. Some of their hits are: “That Rock Won’t Roll”, “I’ll Still Be Loving You”, “Wheels”, “Why Does It Have To Be Wrong Or Right”, “The Bluest Eyes In Texas”, and “A Tender Lie”.

Restless Heart’s Official Website

When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Fueled by Marty Raybon’s distinctive vocals and the band’s skilled musicianship, Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road”, and “Next to You, Next to Me”, as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart” duet with Alison Krauss. Shenandoah has recorded nine studio albums (3 certified gold) and placed 26 singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, including thirteen Number One hits. Their 30th Anniversary Tour is continuing in 2018. Other audience favorites include: “Sunday In The South”, “Mama Knows”, “Rock My Baby”, and “Moon Over Georgia”.

Shenandoah’s Official Website
Restless Heart & Shenandoah @ Country Tonite Theatre
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Restless Heart & Shenandoah

Friday, October 19, 2018 ***Two Shows*** at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

$39.95 + tax

John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis, and Larry Stewart – the men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts – with six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA, and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations – including the Academy of Country Music’s Top Vocal Group trophy. 2018 will mark the band’s 35th Anniversary. Some of their hits are: “That Rock Won’t Roll”, “I’ll Still Be Loving You”, “Wheels”, “Why Does It Have To Be Wrong Or Right”, “The Bluest Eyes In Texas”, and “A Tender Lie”.

Restless Heart’s Official Website

When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Fueled by Marty Raybon’s distinctive vocals and the band’s skilled musicianship, Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road”, and “Next to You, Next to Me”, as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart” duet with Alison Krauss. Shenandoah has recorded nine studio albums (3 certified gold) and placed 26 singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, including thirteen Number One hits. Their 30th Anniversary Tour is continuing in 2018. Other audience favorites include: “Sunday In The South”, “Mama Knows”, “Rock My Baby”, and “Moon Over Georgia”.

Shenandoah’s Official Website
Nov
16
Fri
Gene Watson @ Country Tonite Theatre
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Gene Watson

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM

$35.00 + tax

This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. Gene Watson’s tally of 75 charted titles, 23 top-10 hits and 6 number-one records has led to membership in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Radio listeners are still transfixed whenever classics like “Farewell Party”, “Fourteen Carat Mind”, or “Love in the Hot Afternoon” are played. The depth of emotion in his singing, his brilliant phrasing, his jaw-dropping range and the power in the lyrics he chooses are all factors in the awe he inspires in both fans and his musical peers.
Considered one of the finest pure-country singers of his generation Watson offers up one of the best traditional country shows in the business. His stunning voice captivates audiences and keeps his fans coming back again and again.

Gene Waton’s Official Website

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    Judee Shuler
    Publicity Chair, Smoky Mountains Bulldog Club

    EVENT: Wine to the Rescue to Benefit Smoky Mountains Bulldog Rescue

    Enjoy great food and wine while helping a good cause! The Smoky Mountains Bulldog Rescue is hosting Wine to the Rescue on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 6-9pm at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 410 W. Summit Hill Dr., S.W., in Knoxville. This event to benefit bulldog rescue in East Tennessee will feature 5 wine and food pairings – from appetizer to dessert – as well as silent auctions. To purchase tickets, visit smbcarn.org. Cost is $85.00 per person. You must be over age 21 to attend. For more information, contact Ken Dudley, email: kendeeedudley@gmail.com, phone: 908-319-3428. Follow us on Facebook for more details as they become available: https://www.facebook.com/SmokyMountainsBulldogRescue/

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