The Dogwood Arts Festival has just announced the lineup for its annual Rhythm N' Blooms music festival, which will take place April 5-7 at venues all over downtown Knoxville and the Old City, as well as the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum.
The lineup of Americana, folk, country, rock, and R&B acts mixes local artists with national headliners, topped off by California folk-rock band Dawes, former Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell and his backing band, the 400 Unit, alt-country scion Justin Townes Earle, and New York chamber-pop group My Brightest Diamond.
Tickets for the festival range from $25 for a single day to $175 for a VIP package that includes meet-and-greets with the performers. Tickets are available at the festival website. Performances will be held at the Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, John Black Photography Studio, Latitude 35, the Square Room, Barley's Taproom, Boyd's Jig & Reel, Crown & Goose, Market Square, and the Knoxville Visitors Center.
The full lineup so far includes Dawes, the everybodyfields, Erick Baker, the Time Jumpers, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Justin Townes Earle, My Brightest Diamond, the Features, the Vespers, Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue, Charles Walker and the Dynamites, the Black Cadillacs, Erin McKeown, Sugar and the Hi-Lows, Bombadil, Lil iFFy, Joy Kills Sorrow, YARN, Shannon Whitworth, Amanda Shires, Leagues, Flow Tribe, J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices, Angel Snow, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Humming House, this mountain, Josh Oliver, Aftah Party, Betse Ellis of the Wilders, the Lonetones, Kelsey's Woods, Hiroya Tsukamoto, Greg Horne, Brent Thompson and the Wandering, Valley Young, Weird Miracle, O Youth, lipliplip hands, Johanna Divine, Jerry Leger, Steff Mahan, and Writer's Block LIVE!