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August 2021

The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 8/13 – Michael Reno Harrell

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Michael Reno Harrell is an award winning songwriter, as well as a veteran storyteller and entertainer, and he’s from the South… the Southern Appalachian Mountains to hone it a bit finer.  One could compare Michael's performances to his granddaddy's pocket knife: well warn and familiar feeling, but razor sharp and with a point. His brand of entertainment appeals to a very diverse audience. A typical day for Michael might include a program for 4th graders in the afternoon and a…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barleys – 8/20 – Mighty Blue

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Mighty Blue takes the stage for this Big Plate! To say Chelsea's professional resume is extensive, electic, and wide ranging is an understatement. Before she starting singing professionally, she spent 15 years working independently, producing, managing, or coordinating a variety of film and video commercials, corporate, training and feature films, and industrials. Some credits include: Chattanooga Visitors Bureau, Covenant Health and its Affiliates, Coca-Cola & Cracker Barrel, CTI, Dollywood, DIY, Edfinancial Services, FEMA, Gatlinburg Department of Tourism, Goody's Family Clothing,…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 8/27 – Brockefellers

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

East Tennessee's Own Brockefellers will join us for this Big Plate live from Barley's! https://youtu.be/x3S7IDV1JT0

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September 2021

The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 9/3 – Sideline

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Sideline is a pedigreed six-piece powerhouse whose style has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two decades. Founders Steve Dilling (banjo), guitarist Skip Cherryholmes and Jason Moore (bass) can all claim their own historical significance to the genre as members of highly awarded groups, multiple Grand Ole Opry appearances and years of national and international touring. What started as a side project for the seasoned players soon moved to the front and center and they began to record and…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 9/10 – Jim Lauderdale / Larry Scroggs & Sardis Creek

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Jim Lauderdale has never been content to sit still in any one musical place for long, effortlessly cycling through a wide range of country, rock, and bluegrass shades of Americana. But “Hope,” album number 34 in the two-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer-songwriter’s distinguished career, nevertheless stands out stylistically as well as thematically. After a year of locked-down isolation, “Hope” finds Lauderdale breaking out with wide-open arrangements along the lines of Neil Young, The Grateful Dead and Little Feat. As to messaging,…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 9/17 – Nick Horner Family

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Nick Horner Family is an ever-changing cast of characters and crew revolving around Nick Horner. He is a composer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist hailing from just outside of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He enjoys bridging the gaps between the jazz, rock, classical, electronic, acoustic, spontaneous and preordained sound. Nick is a curator and producer of all things art, including the Make Music New York Porch Stomp and Flatfoot Flatbush, as well as, writer, critic and blogger Nick is now based in…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 9/24 – Michigan Rattlers / The Royal Hounds

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WDVX, 301 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States

Likely one of the most original bands in Nashville, The Royal Hounds is one of the city's wildest bands with one of the best guitarists in Nashville. In a world where 2+2 equals 4, the combination of Scott Hinds and Matheus Canteri easily add to six! With their wild showmanship, stage tricks, quirky original songs, and stellar musicianship, it all adds up to the most unique live show around. The Royal Hounds last release, Low Class Songs for High Class…

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October 2021

The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – Friday – 10/1 – Ida Mae / Pat Reedy & The Longtime Goners

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

WDVX welcomes Ida Mae and Pat Reedy & the Longtime Goners to the Big Plate! Following on from the release of their highly-praised EP Raining For You last year, which garnered huge support from Spotify - they featured the release on their The Most Beautiful Songs In The World, Lost in The Woods, and Blues & Roots Rock playlists - British duo Ida Mae, who create an intense blend of dirty blues guitar and yearning keys with inseparable harmonies mixed in…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s– 10/15 – Taylor Corum / Redd Daugherty & Will Ross

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Join us at Barley's for The Big Plate with Real Live Music at noon! Taylor Corum releases his new CD, Peace on the Plains, on this day! With one foot on the ground and one off a cliff, the Knoxville, Tennessee, native weaves songs from roots country influence and a fair helping of life lessons. With his 2017 studio EP, The Cloud Peak Wilderness, Corum cracked open a sentimental vein and set it to freewheeling acoustic sounds. His 2021 record,…

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The WDVX Big Plate live from Barley’s – 10/22 – Buffalo Nichols / Trae Sheehan

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Since his earliest infatuations with guitar, Buffalo Nichols has asked himself the same question: How can I bring the blues of the past into the future? After cutting his teeth between a Baptist church and bars in Milwaukee, it was a globetrotting trip through West Africa and Europe during a creative down period that began to reveal the answer. “Part of my intent, making myself more comfortable with this release, is putting more Black stories into the genres of folk…

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