KNOXVILLE — Friday, Nov. 18: Labron Lazenby & LA3 at the KMA
Knoxville blues-rock favorites Labron Lazenby & LA3 will entertain 5:30-8 p.m. during Alive After Five at the Knoxville Museum or Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive.
Admission is $4-$8. For info, call 865-934-2039 or visit www.knoxart.org.
Saturday, Nov. 19: Oak Ridge Symphony
Violinist William Harvey and the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra will perform Behzad Ranjbarad's "Concerto for Violin" in concert at 8 p.m. at the Grove Theater, 123 Randolph Road, Oak Ridge.
Admission is $25 in general, $8 for college students and free for grade-school students. For info, call 865-483-5569 or visit www.oakridgesymphony.com.
Sunday, Nov. 20: 'The Nutcracker," part one
The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet, University of Tennessee Chamber Orchestra and Sound Company Too chorus will join forces to present "The Nutcracker" at 2:30 p.m. at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center, 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge.
Admission is $7-$20. For info, visit www.orcba.org.
Monday, Nov. 21: David Bazan
Former Pedro the Lion frontman David Bazan will headline a concert at 10 p.m. at Pilot Light, 106 E. Jackson Ave.
Bazan is long known for the intellectual passion exhibited in his songwriting and performance. His latest release, with Andy Fitts on bass and Alex Westcoat on drums, is "Strange Negotiations."
Knoxville band Wolf at the Door will open the show. Admission is $10. For info, visit www.thepilotlight.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 22: Lunch with Jay & Jimmy
Americana singer-songwriters Jay Clark and Jimmy Davis will entertain noon-1 p.m. during the WDVX Blue Plate Special at the Knoxville Visitors Center, 301 S. Gay St.
The show will be broadcast live on WDVX 89.9 and 102.9 FM and online at www.wdvx.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 23: 'The Muppets'
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem reunite with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the legendary Muppets gang to stage a telethon to save their theater in the new film comedy "The Muppets."
The famous Muppets are assisted by civilian Muppet Walter (voice of Peter Linz), his brother Gary (Jason Segel, who also co-wrote and co-executive-produced the film) and Gary's girlfriend Mary (Amy Adams).
The film is rated PG.
Wednesday, Nov. 23: 'The Descendants'
George Clooney plays a husband and father who re-examines his life and reconnects with his daughters after his wife is hospitalized in the film drama "The Descendants." He also wrestles with the thought of selling his family's massive, long-held, chunk of land in Hawaii.The cast of the R-rated film also includes Shailene Woodley and Amara Miller. The film opens Nov. 23.
Thursday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving
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Friday, Nov. 25: Patrick Garrity
Comedian Patrick Garrity, left, is known for his repertoire of impersonations, voices and funny characters. He will entertain at 7:45 and 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 25-26, at Side Splitters comedy club, 9246 Park West Blvd. Admission is $6-$10. For info, call 865-934-5233 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Saturday, Nov. 26: 'The Nutcracker," part two
The Moscow Ballet celebrates its 19th annual tour of "The Great Russian Nutcracker" at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St.
The production features 80 dancers — plus puppets and lavish backdrops — in this version of the iconic Christmas story set to the music of Tchaikovsky. Admission is $28-$88. For info, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.tennesseetheatre.com.
Sunday, Nov. 27: Joe Bonamassa
Blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa started dazzling crowds with his passion and ability at age 12. At 34, he's still commanding the stage with his playing and exuberance.
Fresh off a recent tour with rock legends Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham and Derek Sherinian in the band Black Country Communion, Bonamassa will entertain at 8 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Admission is $49-$79. For info, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.knoxvilletickets.com.
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