Chris Knight makes Paramount debut

October 24, 2019 BY TOM NETHERLAND | SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER Somewhere between the dark and the dawn, struggle and survival breathe the lyrics from and the voice of Chris Knight. A beacon in times hard and not, Knight makes his Paramount Center for the Arts...

Short Takes: Music Notes

October 18, 2019 TOM NETHERLAND | SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER Tickets are on sale now for Mike Farris Sings! The Soul of Christmas. Slated to jingle the bells at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, Tennessee, on Friday, Dec. 6, tickets start at $22 and...

Short Takes: Joanne Shaw Taylor

October 17, 2019 TOM NETHERLAND | SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER Joanne Shaw Taylor At the wee age of 16 Joanne Shaw Taylor caught the ear of The Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart. She’s a guitar slinger. Have six strings, will travel, Taylor makes her Bristol debut on Friday,...

The John Pizzarelli Trio

October 10, 2019 TOM NETHERLAND | SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER March 17 marked the 100th birthday of silken-voiced Nat King Cole. Alas, he died of cancer at age 45. World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli heralds the 100th birthday of Mr. Unforgettable on...