Sundown in the City

Rock band Cowboy Mouth

Rock band Cowboy Mouth

Eric Brace and Peter Cooper

Eric Brace and Peter Cooper

Friday, April 10


Americana singer-songwriters Eric Brace and Peter Cooper, left, will entertain along with Julie Lee during the WDVX Blue Plate Special noon-1 p.m. at The Square Room, 4 Market Square.

The two veteran solo artists recently joined forces for the album "You Don't Have to Like Both of Them."

Admission is free. The show will be broadcast live on WDVX 89.9 and 102.9 FM and online at

Saturday, April 11


Bruce Borin and Suzanna Devereux will perform in the play "Love Letters, by A.R. Gurney, at 8 p.m. at The Black Box at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay St.

In the play, a man and woman relive their lives through the letters they have written to each other since they were young. Admission is $12 in general, $10 for students and seniors. For information, call 865-546-4280.

Sunday, April 12


The Matthew Barber romantic comedy "Enchanted April" will be presented at 3 p.m. at Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 319 N. Gay St.

The play runs at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays through May 3. Admission is $10 on Sundays and Thursdays; $15 on Fridays and Saturdays. For information, visit

David Sedaris, right, and friend

David Sedaris, right, and friend

Monday, April 13


Humor writer David Sedaris, left, will present stories and commentary at 8 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St.

Sedaris is the author of several volumes of tales, including stories of his offbeat North Carolina upbringing and his famous experience as a Christmas elf at Macy's in new York City. His latest collection is "When You Are Engulfed in Flames."

Admission is $56.50, $46.50 or $36.50. For information, call 865-684-1200 or visit

Tuesday, April 14


The American Museum of Science and Energy will showcase multiple exhibits on Oak Ridge history through July 10.

The displays include a photographic timeline of the museum itself; a pictorial exhibit called about the celebration in 1949 when the city was opened to the outside public; and a vintage postcard collection.

For information, call 865-576-3200 or visit

Eric Church

Eric Church

Wednesday, April 15


Southern country and rock musician Eric Church will bring his "Young and Wild Tour" to town at 8 p.m. at The Valarium, 940 Blackstock Ave.

Jonathan Singleton & The Grove will open the show. Admission is $15. For information, visit

Rock band Cowboy Mouth

Rock band Cowboy Mouth

Thursday, April 16


New Orleans rock band Cowboy Mouth and Knoxville wig-out experimental jazz-rock ensemble Phil Pollard and His Band of Humans will entertain during Sundown in the City 6-10 p.m. at Market Square. Admission is free.

Jason Statham and Amy Smart in 'Crank: High Voltage'

Jason Statham and Amy Smart in "Crank: High Voltage"

Friday, April 17


Just after doomed hitman Chev Chelios (Jason Statham, left) realizes he didn't die following his frenetic adventure in the film "Crank," he discovers that he has a whole new life-or-death issue to solve in "Crank: High Voltage."

This time around, his heart has been stolen -literally - and he has to keep an artificial one charged and pumping while he chases down the thieves. Amy Smart, left, co-stars in ths R-rated film.

Russell Crowe in 'State of Play'

Russell Crowe in "State of Play"


Russell Crowe, left, plays a veteran Washington, D.C., investigative journalist who digs up unexpected political intrigue while researching a murder in the new suspense drama "State of Play." The case might be connected to his old college buddy (Ben Affleck), who is now a congressman. The cast also includes Helen Mirren, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams. The film is rated PG-13.

Saturday, April 18


Independent music retailers will celebrate old-fashioned, hard-copy record and CD culture with "Record Store Day," featuring live music and special recordings from national artists.

Cutthroat Shamrock, John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives, Tenderhooks, The Rockwells, Greg Koons and Van Eaton will perform at the Disc Exchange, 2615 Chapman Highway. Admission is free. For information, call 865-573-5710 or visit

Sunday, April 19


Temple Productions will host a Goth dance party with electronic performers Espermachine, DJ Fallen and Synical Deliverance at 9 p.m. at Club Catalyst, 125 E. Jackson Ave.

Admission is $5 for all ages. For information, visit

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