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March 2020

Big Ears on the Swerve

March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Big Ears on the Swerve with artist to be announced!

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July 2021

The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 7-22 – Mike McGill

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

East Tennessee's Own Mike McGill this night. Come join the fun at Barley's! https://youtu.be/eKxXv9CV-Xo  

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The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 7-29 – Bark

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

In 2014 Tim Lee and Susan Bauer Lee begat Bark, a product of the melding of two keenly honed, fiercely independent musical minds focused on carving out a 21st century niche situated somewhere between garage rock, punk rock, power pop, The Cramps, The Feelies, The B52s, R. L. Burnside, and the Delta blues. During the Eighties, Tim was part of the DIY indie-rock scene in America as a founding member of the Windbreakers, and a touring sideman with Let’s Active,…

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August 2021

The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 8/5 – Melungeons

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WDVX, 301 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States

Melungeons are veterans of legendary bands Teenage Love, Black Velvet Dogs and Evil Twin, the Melungeons are roots rockers who don't wash off the mud. After releasing the critically acclaimed album "Blackwater Swamp," the Melungeons are working on a new release.  

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The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 8-12 – Redd Daugherty & Will Ross

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Redd Daugherty & Will Ross Join WDVX in welcoming East Tennessee’s Own, Redd Daugherty. She appeared on the current 2021 season of The Voice! Redd & Will are a local Knoxville, indie-folk band. They got their start up during quarantine of 2020, and have been inseparable ever since. Will Ross is currently finishing a jazz performance major for bass at The University of Tennessee. Redd appeared on Season 4 of American Idol 2021, and she is currently a high school…

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The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 8-19 – Kevin Abernathy

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Kevin Abernathy has been hailed as “the best undiscovered singer-songwriter in America,” his 2012 release Some Stories called “a masterpiece,” his songwriting and story-telling compared to such legends as John Prine and Steve Earle. Abernathy takes each accolade in stride, then puts his proverbial shoulder to the wheel and gets back to work. In just over a decade, he’s released eight CDs (from 2006’s Better Days to last year’s Family Hour), always going stylistically down whichever path his muse leads him,…

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The Swerve – Live from Barley’s – 8-26 – Erin Coburn

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

Erin Coburn is settled in Kentucky, making music that is primarily Rock, which is heavily influenced by artists like Badflower, The Black Keys, and Cage the Elephant. Erin released her debut album Chaos Before Conformity in 2015, followed by her sophomore release Queen of Nothing two years later and her third record in 2019, Out From Under. Since then, Coburn’s fanbase has grown both nationally and worldwide.​ Making music since she was 12, Erin Coburn is an artist who is…

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September 2021

The Swerve live from Barley’s – 9/2 – The Deadbeat Scoundrels

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

From the mountains of east Tennessee come a new band set to blaze a musical trail across the region. The Deadbeat Scoundrels combine punk, folk, bluegrass, and rock to create a sound that is on the rise in popular music. The band is known for its energetic live show, which includes foot stomping originals, high energy, and cover songs in the band's original style. The band has played several festivals in Tennessee, Kentucky, and North Carolina as well as various…

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The Swerve live from Barley’s – 9/9 – Mac Comer

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

WDVX welcomes Mac Comer to the stage. Join us at Barley's! https://youtu.be/R5XVkpExNNQ

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The Swerve live from Barley’s – 9/16 – Mark Boling’s Trio Life

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley’s, 200 East Jackson Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915 United States

The Mark Boling Trio originated in Knoxville, Tennessee, several decades ago, soon after guitarist Mark Boling began teaching jazz at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The TRIO'S drummer, Keith Brown, and bassist Jon Hamar are also UT jazz faculty members. Performing together in many styles and contexts—New Orleans, blues, rock, funk, free, fusion, bop, and big band—the trio has been blessed to play regularly with great musicians like Donald Brown, Gregory Tardy, Jerry Coker, Zim Ngqawana and the Knoxville…

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