Friday, April 24
JUSTIN THOMPSON BRINGS NYC JAZZ-POP TO KMA
Swing-jazz-pop purveyor Justin Thompson, left, will entertain during Alive After Five, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive. The singer-guitarist has worked with members of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, Riders in the Sky, Annie Sellick and others. Admission is $9 in general, $5 for museum members and students. For information, visit www.iamjustinthompson.com.
'THE PRODUCERS' OPENS IN OAK RIDGE
Swedish bombshell Ulla (Lindsay Pope, in white at left) auditions for Broadway producers Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock (Chad Burchett and Reggie Law, from left) in the stage comedy "The Producers," opening at 8 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Playhouse, 227 Broadway, Jackson Square, Oak Ridge.
The show runs through May 17. Admission is $15-$20. For information, call 865-482-9999 or visit www.orplayhouse.com.
Saturday, April 25
THE AMERICAN PLAGUE
Knoxville rock trio The American Plague will celebrate the release of its new CD "Kiss of Death" at 10 p.m. at Pilot Light, 106 E. Jackson Ave.
Bands Chucky the Brave and Luminoth will open the show. Admission is $5.
Sunday, April 26
LIVING HISTORY AT OLD GRAY CEMETERY
Students from the Episcopal School of Knoxville will portray figures from Knoxville's history 2-4 p.m. at Old Gray Cemetery, 543 N. Broadway.
Historical characters such as Charles McClung, Joseph Alexander Mabry, Thomas William Humes and others will "come to life" to tell their stories and maybe share a nice glass of lemonade with visitors.
For information, call 865-522-1424.
Monday, April 27
SWEET FANNY ADAMS THEATRE
The season is under way for the 33rd year at Pat and Don MacPherson's Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre, 461 parkway in Gatlinburg.
The Vaudeville-style comedy troupe will alternate two shows for 2009: "Knickerbocker Glories" and "The Mystical Magical Medicine Show."
For information, call 865-436-4039 or visit www. sweetfannyadams.com.
Tuesday, April 28
SHEIKS & COYOTES ON THE SQUARE
Acoustic swing and honky-tonk sounds join forces in a concert by East Tennessee ensembles the Tennessee Sheiks and the Lonesome Coyotes at 8 p.m. at the Square Room, 4 Market Square.
Admission is $8-$10. For information, call 865-544-4199 or visit www.thesquareroom.com.
Wednesday, April 29
Jazzy folk-rock duo HoneyHoney, left, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Square Room, 4 Market Square.
The pair is, from left, Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo. HoneyHoney will open the concert for singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw.
Admission is $21-$23. For information, visit www.honeyhoneymusic.com.
Thursday, April 30
YOU CAN SEE & HEAR 'TOMMY'
The rock musical "Tommy" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus.
Told through the music of The Who, the play follows the adventures of blind and deaf pinball ace Tommy and the crazy characters he meets in his rise to pinball stardom.
Admission is $5-$22. For information, call 865-974-5161.
Friday, May 1
'X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE'
Hugh Jackman, left, reprises his role as the fierce, fightin' mad title character in the new action sci-fi flick "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."
This prequel to the "X-Men" movie series tells how the not-so-mild-mannered fellow became the "adamantium"-clawed superhero. The film is rated PG-13.
Saturday, May 2
DISHWATER BLONDE LAYS DOWN FUNK IN THE SHED
Funk and soul party ensemble Dishwater Blonde will crank it up at 8 p.m. at The Shed, 1820 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville.
Admission is $5. For information, call 865-977-1669 or visit www.smh-d.com.
The Children's Theatre of Knoxville will present the classic tale of friendship between a spider and a pig in a stage production of "Charlotte's Web" at 3 p.m. in the company's new theater space at 800 Tyson St., off of Central Street near Broadway.
Admission is $9-$11. For information, call 865-599-5284 or visit www.childrenstheatreknoxville.com.