Saturday, October 18, 2014 • World's Fair Park • Knoxville, TN
~d~days~h~hours~m~minutes~s~seconds until Knoxville Brewers' Jam 2014
Joey English is an American singer-songwriter from Irvine, CA. English picked up the guitar at 13 and began writing songs through his teenage years. His first EP, "Sycamore," was recorded in 2005 and was released years later online. In 2009 English released a self-titled album, which he recorded himself in the basement of an old house in Knoxville. English continues to write his own brand of folk, inspired by the balladeers and songsters of the past. He has won multiple singer-songwriter competitions in Knoxville and has opened for bands such as Delta Spirit and Cold War Kids. He currently resides in Knoxville.
East Tennessee's premier high energy rockabilly trio, The Royal Hounds, entertain crowds wherever they go. These guys are wowing audiences with their unique approach to live music that includes traditional rockabilly, psychobilly, swing, humorous lounge, bass surfing, setting drums on fire, and anything else they can think up as part of their on-stage antics and humorous take on music. They offer a live show that is sure to entertain. They successfully marry quality musicianship with stellar showmanship.
The Natti Love Joys are a roots rock reggae band that have been playing live since 2003. They consist of husband and wife duo Anthony "Jatti" Allen and Sonia "Marla" Allen. Jatti was previously the bassist for the reggae group The Congos while Marla originates from the cult all female reggae group Love Joys. The Natti Love Joys are also the founders of CAMP REGGAE, a reggae musical festival deep in the Tennessee mountains that celebrates the outdoors and promotes the importance of family. They are three time recipients of Atlanta's Peach Drop awards as the most influential reggae band.
Same As It Ever Was -The Ultimate Talking Heads Tribute. Because the Talking Heads will most likely never tour again, there is Same As It Ever Was. This seven-piece band brings the excitement and energy of everything from '77, to Stop Making Sense, all the way to Naked. Starting out in Knoxville, Same As It Ever Was has been playing clubs all over the Southeast and Midwest, including four straight sold out shows at The Dame in Lexington, show at Zydeco in Birmingham, the Exit/In in Nashville and the Georgia Theatre in Athens. Same As It Ever Was also does private events.