June 24, 2010 - Jubilee! 2010 is an annual celebration of the Bijou Theatre, Knoxville's historic host of a multitude of entertainers for more than 100 years. The Jubilee! kicks off Saturday, June 26, at 8 p.m. with a concert by famed singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris, a fundraiser for the theater.
Jubilee 2010 festivities continue on Sunday with activities that celebrate our community's rich musical culture with talented performers who are favorites at the Bijou.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.~Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bijou's historic nooks and crannies.
Tours held every half-hour - Free
2 - 3 p.m.~Three of Knoxville's most talented songwriters-Scott Miller, R.B. Morris, and Jill Andrews-hold a workshop in a casual setting, talking about their creative process - $10
2 - 3 p.m.~WUOT's jazz coordinator Todd Steed hosts "Jazz 101" in the Bijou's upstairs gallery. $5
3:30 - 5 p.m. - Singer-songwriters Jill Andrews and Todd Steed have done their share of performing on the road, and WDVX program director Tony Lawson has listened to countless records. These music biz pros share their experience of touring, management, promotion, and ideas for getting radio play - $10
7 - 8:30 p.m. - Knoxville favorites Todd Steed, Scott Miller, R.B. Morris, and Jill Andrews have performed all over the world. Hear their stories and songs in unique collaborations perfect for the intimate setting of the Bijou Theatre - $10
Sunday's events are sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Day Passes for Sunday's community events are $25, which includes a one-year membership to Friends of the Bijou.