Good morning, and happy Friday! If you need some plans to keep you busy this weekend, we've got some ideas for you. Take a look.
At noon in the visitor center, the Corey Hunt Band will perform for WDVX's Blue Plate Special, along with Songs of Water. It's free to attend, as always.
Neo-thrash metal outfit Shadows Fall will perform at the International, along with Dead by Wednesday, Scent of Remains, DownSlave, and VanKale. The show starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are $12-$15. Buy them here. 18+ only.
As part of its Summer Movie Magic series, the Tennessee Theatre is screening Hitchcock's classic paranoia thriller Vertigo at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Buy them here.
Catch Denver DJ Samples at the Concourse at 9 p.m., along with Freddy Todd, and Alexander Supertrill. Tickets to the Midnight Voyage are $7-$10. Buy them here. 18+ only.
Then wrap up the night at the Pilot Light, where Cheer-Accident will perform with Pleases at 10 p.m. It's $6 to get in. 18+ only.
Get up a little early (you can take a nap later) and hit the Market Square Farmers Market to pick up some veggies and maybe a pastry. It starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m.
The Meadowlark Music Festival kicks off at Ijams Nature Center at 1 p.m. Featured bands include St. Paul and the Broken Bones and hometown boys the Black Cadillacs. Tickets are $17.50-$25. More info here.
Eccentric country outlaw Billy Joe Shaver will perform at the Shed in Maryville with Otis Gibbs at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Buy them here.
Get your hip-hop fix at the International starting at 9 p.m. Dead Prez will perform with Second String and Theorizt. Tickets are $15-$20. Buy them here. 18+ only.
Finally, catch feisty New Orleans outfit the Dirty Bourbon River Show at Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria at 10 p.m. No cover! 21+ only.
Author Jennie Chapman Linthorst will be at Union Ave Books from 2 to 4 p.m. to read from her latest book Silver Girl, and sign copies. It's free to attend!
At 3:30, why not try out some improvisational dance moves? Circle Modern Dance will have a class on it at the Emporium Center for Arts and Culture. It's $5 to participate. More info here.
Close out the weekend with a free show at Barley's. The Brockefellers will play at 10 p.m. 21+ only.