KNOXVILLE — Friday, Jan. 15
"Snowday," a concert to benefit the Beardsley Community Farm, will kick off with loads of local musical talent at 7 p.m. at Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, 200 E. Jackson Ave.
Performers include Jamie Cook (formerly of Everybodyfields), William & Jennifer, the Slomski Brothers, Limit Nine, Jennifer Niceley, Madre and Enigmatic Foe.
The evening will also feature a silent auction and a soup competition between several area restaurants. Admission is $5. Soup tickets are $3.
Saturday, Jan. 16
Local punk-rock raconteur Chris "Christopher Scum" Andrews, at left with his puppy pal Macky, will get his big screen debut with the premiere screening of the new documentary "Rebel Scum" at 9 p.m. at Patrick Sullivan's Saloon, 100 N. Central St. in the Old City.
The film chronicles the tumultuous and often violent existence of Knoxville punk band The Dirty Works and bandleader "Christopher Scum." Admission is free. For information, visit www.facebook.com/rebelscumthemovie.
HOTSHOT FREIGHT TRAIN
Knoxville rock band The Hotshot Freight Train performs songs about growing up in the South on its new album "Poetic Devices and Personal Vices."
The sextet will celebrate the album's release at 9 p.m. at 4620 Reinvented, 4620 Kingston Pike.
Admission is $5. For information, visit www.myspace.com/thehotshotfreighttrain.
Sunday, Jan. 17
Local characters and events will be skewed and skewered in the musical comedy "Forbidden Knoxville," presented at 8 p.m. at Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 319 N. Gay St.
Admission is $10.For information, call 865-544-1999 or visit www.theatreknoxville.com.
Monday, Jan. 18
BROTHER JOHN MYERS
Brother John Myers and The Lonetones will serve up the soul, gospel and country tunes noon-1 p.m. during the WDVX Blue Plate Special at the Knoxville Visitors Center, 301 S. Gay St.
Admission is free. The performance will be broadcast live on WDVX 89.9 and 102.9 FM and online at www.wdvx.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 19
RJD2 IN CONCERT
Philadelphia-based "psychedelic funk" electronic performer RJD2, below, will entertain at 9 p.m. at the Valarium, 1213 Western Ave.
RJD2 creates hip-hop "collages" with a soulful mood about them. His latest, "The Collossus," is scheduled to be release the same day as this concert.
The Constellations and Happy Chichester will also perform. Admission is $15 in advance, $17 at the door. The venue charges an extra $3 for patrons younger than 21. For information, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.thevalarium.com.
Wednesday, Jan. 20
INGRID JENSEN & THE KJO
Jazz trumpeter Ingird Jensen will join the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra at 8 p.m. at The Square Room, 4 Market Square. The concert will feature music by a variety of contemporary composers, including Maria Schneider.
Admission is $15-$25.50. For information, visit www.knoxjazz.org.
Thursday, Jan. 21
Contemporary country singer-songwriter Corey Smith will entertain with songs from his 2009 album "Keeping Up With the Joneses" and more at 9 p.m. at the Valarium, 1213 Western Ave.
Sam Thacker will open the show.
Admission is $18 in advance, $20 at the door. The venue charges an extra $3 for patrons younger than 21. For information, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.thevalarium.com.
Friday, Jan. 22
An angry supreme being gives up on humanity and sends a bunch of angels to get Apocalyptic on the world in the new action-fantasy film "Legion." Humanity's only hope lies with the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany, below) and some friends he makes in a remote desert diner.
The cast of the R-rated adventure also includes Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S. Dutton and Dennis Quaid.
Saturday, Jan. 23
Greg Horne, a Knoxville-based singer-songwriter and master of multiple instruments, will celebrate the CD release of "Basically Sane," his latest collection of songs, at 8 p.m. at the Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave. At 16th Street.
Horne's songs tell stories of lonely rag dolls, Jimmy Carter on a trip to New York and a late-night phone call from composer and pianist Glenn Gould, among other things.
Admission is $10- $12. For information, call 865-522-5851 or visit www.jubileearts.org.
Sunday, Jan. 24
Pianist David Northington will join the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in concert for an edition of the KSO's Chamber Classic Series at 2:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St.
The program will include Haydn's Symphony No. 16 in B-flat Major; Mozart's Concerto for Piano No 9, Jeunhomme"; and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4.
Admission is $10, $22 or $31. For information, call 865-291-3310 or visit www.knoxvillesymphony.com.