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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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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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Bristol Historic Downtown
"From its earliest days, Bristol served as a trade hub and by the late 1800s, it had become the largest center for commerce within a 200-mile radius. In 1899, H.P. King built the region’s first complete department store paving the way for retail growth. In 1901, State Street was born — a thriving shopping district — and is still the ...more

City:  Bristol, TN
Phone:  423-989-4850

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Carriage Tours of Memphis
"Enjoy a romantic or informative horse-drawn carriage ride through historic Downtown Memphis. Drivers give history as well as info on attractions, food and more. Available throughout the Mid-South area for weddings and parties ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-527-7542

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Center for Southern Folklore & Cafe
"Informal folklife center presenting music and arts and crafts. Cultural tours, noon-time music shows, exhibits, cyber cafe, lunches and gift shop. The center features works by African-American artists and photographers and offers films, exhibits, books, music, artwork and ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-525-3655

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre
"Nashville's oldest professional dinner theatre. They have provided a delicious Southern buffet and Broadway-style plays for over 40 ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  800-282-2276

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Chattanooga History Walking Tours on the Riverfront
"The Riverfront is at the core of Chattanooga's history, and it is the one place in our community from which sites related to the first settlers, the Cherokees, the Civil War, reconstruction, industrialization, and the renaissance can be visually referenced. Take a short walk, approximately 6 blocks, with our guide, and get an overview of the fascinating history of this ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-265-3247

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Clarence Brown Theatre
"The Clarence Brown has a rich history and a mission equally focused on enriching the culture of Knoxville and training the next generation of great ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  (865) 974-5161

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Cleveland Downtown Historic Walking Tour
"This self-guided walking tour allows you to personally experience downtown Cleveland's unique history. Enjoy charming shops and eateries located along the tour route. Guide books are available at the Museum Center and ...more

City:  Cleveland, TN
Phone:  800-472-6588

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Cradle of Country Music Walking Tour
"Country music is right at home in downtown Knoxville. Take a stroll through country music history from pioneer ballads to ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-215-8824

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Crockett Tavern Museum
"Reconstruction of original 1790s John Crockett Tavern, on site of boyhood home of Davy Crockett. Association for the Preservation of TN Antiquities site (APTA). Period furnishings and textiles. Loom room, Conestoga wagon, gift shop and ...more

City:  Morristown, TN
Phone:  423-587-9900

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Crockett Theater
"A 1950s theater listed on the historical register. Visit the website for upcoming shows and ...more

City:  Lawrenceburg, TN
Phone:  (931) 762-4231

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Ernest Tubb Record Shop and Texas Troubadour Theatre
"Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree is a live radio broadcast that follows the Grand Ole Opry. It's free and has been going on for over 55 ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-889-2474

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Franklin Theatre
"The Franklin Theatre began in the summer of 1937 when the marquee first illuminated Main Street and invited Middle Tennesseans to buy a ticket. Inside the theater walls, moviegoers enjoyed a lifetime of memories. Eventually the doors closed in 2007, and a nonprofit preservation group stepped in to buy and rehabilitate the historic landmark. After three years of work, the ...more

City:  Franklin, TN

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Gem Theater
"Restored 1927 theater now hosts live concerts and performances throughout the year. The Etowah Arts Commission Gallery is also housed next ...more

City:  Etowah, TN
Phone:  423-263-2228

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Hale House/Patterson Hotel
"Built in 1898 as a private residence and has served as a railroad hotel and later as a boarding house. Today it is a bed and breakfast. Tours by ...more

City:  Watertown, TN
Phone:  615-237-9999

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Accents & Antiques/Artist-in-Residence Lisa Pardon
"Columbia's largest antique mall, Accents and Antiques offers shoppers more than 7000 square feet of antiques and collectibles. Browse through isles upon isles of jewelry, furniture and prints. Or, take a look at the beautiful antique and cherry reproduction furniture, glassware, books, comics, paper ephemera, lighting, advertising, pictures and local art. The shop features artist Lisa Pardon as the artist ...more

City:  Columbia, TN
Phone:  877-748-9803

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Alewine Pottery
"Potter Robert Alewine trekked to Gatlinburg in the 1970s to try his hand at pottery; his distinctive work has become a local staple. Find a piece for your ...more

City:  Gatlinburg, TN
Phone:  865-430-7828

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Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga
"Allied Arts is an umbrella organization that raises more than $2 million annually for general operating support and project support grants for arts and cultural agencies,public schools and public art. Allied Arts maintains a comprehensive community calendar, Art Trails and Music Trails on the website at ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-756-2787

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Annual Fall Folklore Jamboree
"Go back to a simpler time. Every October at the Research and Education Center at Milan, we capture a piece of yesteryear with our Fall Folklore Jamboree. More than 100 traditional folk artists, musicians and demonstrators cover the grounds of the West Tennessee Agricultural Museum for this annual event. They demonstrate now rare 19th century skills like weaving, knitting, wood carving, blacksmithing, ...more

City:  Milan, TN
Phone:  731-686-7362

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Annual Old Mill Heritage Day
"Old Mill Heritage Day at The Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge Tennessee, will be filled with music, food, fun and games for all ages,demonstrations, crafts, storytelling and best of all – tradition. Featuring Bluegrass music, cloggers, crafts, sorghum making, chuck wagon cooking, food vendors, antique cars & engines, tractors and enlarged children’s area with old time games, music, ...more

City:  Pigeon Forge, TN
Phone:  (865) 428-0771

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Appalachian Arts Crafts Center
"One of the oldest craft centers in Tennessee with more than 70 local artists. Their goal is to promote the Appalachian artists through education and ...more

City:  Norris, TN
Phone:  865-494-9854

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Appalachian Center for Craft
"The Gallery at Tennessee Tech University's Appalachian Center for Craft is one of the finest retailers of contemporary American fine craft in the Southeast. We represent the work of 100+ artists whose work ranges from the contemporary to the traditional. The Craft Center hosts up to 25 exhibitions annually. Shows range from the works of regional, national and international ...more

City:  Smithville, TN
Phone:  615-597-6801

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Appalachian Fair Association, Inc.
"Annual Community Celebration, last full week in Aug. Featuring motorcycle shows, dog shows, gun shows, country music performances, demolition derby, livestock shows, youth activities, rides, carnival and more. Available off-season for groups and special ...more

City:  Gray, TN
Phone:  423-477-3211

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Appalachian Quilt Trail
"The Appalachian Quilt Trail is close to home, but miles from ordinary as it stretches across the Appalachian Region, highlighting the most interesting places to visit in Tennessee with hand-crafted and beautifully detailed heritage quilt paterns that adorn historic barns and other sites of cultural and historical signifance. Along the trail, you'll also find a wealth of outdoor activities, shopping, ...more

City:  Rutledge, TN
Phone:  888-7754

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Apple Cake Tea Room
"Wonderfully quaint café located among boutique shops and the Tennessee countryside for a delicious lunch or snack. The interior beckons diners to settle in and get comfortable with a fireplace, log cabin furnishings and lace curtains. Also, be sure to check out their homemade jams, jellies and craft items for sale. Specialties include the Tea Room Medley of chicken salad, glazed ...more

City:  Farragut, TN
Phone:  (865) 966-7848

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Apple Valley Farms Country Stores and Cafe
"The taste and touch of real country. Stroll the grounds, sip some cider, enjoy the scenery from a front-porch ...more

City:  Townsend, TN
Phone:  866-448-9878

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Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
"Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center. The School offers weekend, one- and two-week workshops for the beginner to advanced artist, taught by national and international practicing studio artists and university faculty. Students work and learn in professionally equipped studios on a 14-acre residential campus in Gatlinburg, TN. A series of weekly classes are also ...more

City:  Gatlinburg, TN
Phone:  865-436-5860

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Art & Fine Crafters Trail of Southeast Tennessee
"In Southeast Tennessee traditional heritage skills of quilting, blacksmithing, and stringed-instument making live comfortably side-by-side with the fine arts and crafts of art glass, hand thrown pottery, sculpture, and print ...more

City:  Multi-city, TN
Phone:  (423) 424-4263

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Art Guild at Fairfield Glade
"A not-for-profit volunteer organization formed to support and promote the arts. Guild members enjoy a venue to show and sell their artwork and serve the community with various ...more

City:  Fairfield Glade, TN
Phone:  931-484-3828

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Arts & Culture Alliance
"The mission of the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is to serve and support a diverse community of artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions. We are housed in the Emporium Center, the hub of the arts district in the 100 Block of Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. The Arts & Culture Alliance provides leadership and advocacy that establishes and ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-523-7543

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
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City:  Knoxville, TN
Dates:  Jul 29, 2009 - Jul 29, 2009

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