Last day of Bonnaroo: Unleash the icons
Published 06/10/2012 at 7:58 p.m. 1 Comment
His voice was unmistakable from the farthest reaches of the Bonnaroo farm. Both voices, actually. The 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival unleashed the icons on its fourth and final day Sunday – presenting singer Kenny Rogers, who was ...
Bonnaroo Day Three: dance tunes, devil horns and chili peppers
Published 06/10/2012 at 2:28 p.m.
The music and arts festival continues to deliver on its reputation for diversity
For Bonnaroo founder Ashley Capps, it's all about the music
Published 06/09/2012 at 5:32 p.m. 2 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. — When he isn't booking the who's who lineup that makes up the annual Bonnaroo artist bill, Ashley Capps still burns mix CDs for friends.
Radiohead draws sea of fans at Bonnaroo
Published 06/09/2012 at 12:18 p.m.
The News Sentinel's man on the ground goes with the flow
'Coolest crew' at Bonnaroo keeps ice, water stocked
Published 06/09/2012 at 4 a.m.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. The people on stage arent the only rock stars at Bonnaroo.
Bonnaroo: the crowds, the grass, the weirdos
Published 06/08/2012 at 7:22 p.m. 3 Comments
Odds 'n ends observations from Day Two at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Nobody does band promotion at Bonnaroo like your grandma
Published 06/07/2012 at 9:42 p.m.
Attention rising music stars vying for media attention: Slick promotional emails and professional PR pitches aren't nearly as effective as a grandmother's pride. Since my application for a press pass to Bonnaroo 2012 was accepted a month back, I've received ...
Knoxville's Dirty Guv'nahs help kick off Bonnaroo 2012
Published 06/07/2012 at 9:02 p.m. 3 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. The Dirty Guvnahs may be on the cusp of making it to the big time. But they still might need a ride home. The six-piece band returned for a second appearance at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts ...
Lord help us - we're back at Bonnaroo
Published 06/07/2012 at 4:07 p.m. 2 Comments
The morning's drive, past serene, rolling pastures and plywood signs selling salvation, gave way to topless painted women and a hot afternoon in a field full of rock'n roll. Whatever happens from here on out, I can't say we weren't ...
Back to Bonnaroo: No longer a fish out of water, reporter dives back in
Published 05/31/2012 at 3:28 p.m. 1 Comment
I never made it to the morning yoga sessions, but I stayed out late enough to catch Lil Wayne. To be honest, though, I didn't even know there was yoga.
Bad weather resets "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" reveal to today
Published 01/18/2012 at 4 a.m.
The producer for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" said he was more concerned with keeping the Knoxville episode's family comfortable than meeting the build deadline as Tuesday's stormy weather delayed the show's big reveal until today.
Bonnaroo Hayes: Black helicopters and phantom rap stars
Published 06/12/2011 at 11:27 a.m. 2 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Did Dre make it? I'm a reporter - I have no idea. But the rumor was that, in the Bonnaroo tradition of surprise appearances and collaborations, Dr. Dre might be joining headliner Eminem on the festival's main ...
Heat blazes at Bonnaroo: Despite weather, music fans enjoy 'good time'
Published 06/11/2011 at 11:29 p.m. 4 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Custom-blown glass sculpture vendor Tara Katola took it all in stride as she worked downwind of another dust-up Saturday afternoon at the Bonnaroo 2011 Music and Arts Festival.
Bonnaroo Hayes: Night time is the right time to Bonnaroo
Published 06/11/2011 at 12:47 p.m.
The KNS crew returns after dark for an encore
Making a big break: Music acts aren't the only ones aiming to impress at Bonnaroo
Published 06/10/2011 at 11:55 p.m.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. -When it's 94 degrees outside, fish 'n' chips smells iffy at best. Among the additions to keep the 10th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival fresh and new this year is the addition of the "Food Truck Oasis."
BONNAROOHAYES: My First (Short) Interview with a Rock Star
Published 06/10/2011 at 7:54 p.m.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. - I've been to plenty of press conferences before. Of course, as a crime reporter most of them were focused on questions like, “Have you identified a suspect yet?” or “What caliber was the murder weapon?”
Bonnaroo Hayes: This is one tough gig to cover
Published 06/10/2011 at 1:25 p.m. 11 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. - This is an outrage. I had to share a hotel room with KNS photographer Adam Brimer. And as anyone will tell you, Adam is a decent and personable guy.
80,000 brave heat to kick off 2011 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Published 06/10/2011 at midnight 1 Comment
MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Ashley Capps is way too relaxed to be playing host to a party 80,000-people strong.
Bonnaroo Hayes: A crime reporter goes to Bonnaroo
Published 06/09/2011 at 6:01 p.m. 2 Comments
MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- Four hours of wandering around the sprawling Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and I haven't stopped once to listen to any music.
Street musician Bill Page fighting recent sidewalk citation
Published 06/22/2010 at 10:39 a.m. 2 Comments
As a musician, Bill Page doesn't have a very big sound, but how much space the rest of him fills is currently up for debate with the Knoxville Police Department.
Councilman’s measure would repeal existing guns-in-parks ban
Published 08/25/2009 at midnight
The question of whether to allow carry-permitted gun owners to go armed in Knoxville parks will get another shot at the City Council tonight.
World’s Fair Park site of $130,000 facility for kids
Published 07/09/2009 at midnight
The children waited just long enough to help cut the ribbon and pause for a photo with city officials at the official opening Wednesday of the new playground at World's Fair Park, before making a mad dash to put the ...
Downtown Knoxville is a mecca of arts, entertainment and cuisine
Published 03/29/2009 at midnight
Downtown Knoxville has become the epicenter of local arts and entertainment, with a nightlife scene that continues to show strength in the face of national economic woes.