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Music This Week: December 3 - December 9

We’re so close… This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville and the surrounding area. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events, my Twitter lists, and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance.

Check back throughout the week because I constantly update the blog as I learn of events. All events without specific ticket information are FREE. Remember that some venues have an age restriction; I will post this info when I have it.


Monday, December 3

4:00 pm Winter Concert Series: Off Kilter from Maryville College (Facebook Event LINK)
Join us as we welcome "Off Kilter" from Maryville College as they bring us the sounds of the season!
Blount County Public Library - 508 N Cusick St, Maryville

Tuesday, December 4

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony Concerts in the Community: Holiday Concert in Dandrige (LINK)
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will lead the KSCO in holiday favorites including Gesu Bambino, Tchaikovsky’s Christmas Waltz from The Seasons, March of the Toys, Stille Nacht and selections from both The Nutcracker and The Messiah. The KSCO will be joined by a combined choir made up of members from local Dandridge churches.
First Baptist Church Dandridge - 951 Highway 92 South, Dandridge, 37725
Tickets: $12 (All proceeds will benefit the Dandridge ministerial Association.)

7:00 pm Maryville College Division of Fine Arts Presents: “A Celtic Christmas”
Maryville College ensembles will join forces to present a Christmas concert titled “A Celtic Christmas.” Ensembles include the Maryville College Concert Choir, the Orchestra at Maryville College, the Maryville College Community Chorus, the Maryville College Jazz Ensemble, Off Kilter and the MC3 Band.
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, 37804
Tickets: $10 for Adults, $5 for Area Students, FREE (but printed ticket required) for children 5 and under as well as MC students, faculty, and staff. To purchase tickets, please call the Clayton Center Box Office at 865-981-8590 or visit claytonartscenter.com.

8:00 pm UT School of Music ensemble event: UT Winter Choral Concert
Early arrival is recommended as this concert is typically standing room only.
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building - 1408 Middle Drive, 37996

Wednesday, December 5

10:15 am Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Storytime (Facebook Event LINK) *Family friendly!
KSO string quartets perform and combine children’s literature with classical music.
Knox County Public Library (Bearden Branch) - 100 Golf Club Road, 37919

10:30 am Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Storytime (Facebook Event LINK) *Family friendly!
KSO string quartets perform and combine children’s literature with classical music.
Knox County Public Library (Sequoyah Branch) - 1140 Southgate Rd, 37919

8:00 pm Tim Shelton's A Very Vintage Christmas (Facebook Event LINK)
Recreating the Christmas music and style of a bygone era—some of the most beloved Christmas music was written and performed from the 1940s thru the 1960s. That’s what this show recreates.
Bijou Theatre - 803 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $15 - $35

Thursday, December 6

6:00 pm Pellissippi State Holiday Spectacular: “Home for the Holidays” (Performance #1)
Celebrate the season with student and faculty'/staff vocal and instrumental ensembles!
Clayton Performing Arts Center - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

7:00 pm Christmas with the Knoxville Opera (Facebook Event LINK)
The Knoxville Opera Company will perform while the audience can enjoy a cabaret setting. Performance will be in the Main Gallery.
Blount County Public Library - 508 N Cusick St, Maryville, 37804

8:00 pm Pellissippi State Holiday Spectacular: “Home for the Holidays” (Performance #2)
Celebrate the season with student and faculty'/staff vocal and instrumental ensembles!
Clayton Performing Arts Center - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

Friday, December 7

8:00 pm Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Facebook Event LINK)
Thompson-Boling Arena - 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way SW, 37996
Tickets: $41.00 and up

Saturday, December 8

8:00 pm Dor L'Dor concert (Facebook Event LINK)
Knoxville klezmer band Dor L'Dor returns to the Laurel Theater for this year's Hanukkah concert. Formed in 1999 by Ken and Susan Brown, the band currently includes about a dozen musicians from a variety of musical backgrounds, including classical training and jazz performance. Klezmer originated in Eastern Europe and borrows from various musical traditions of that region as well as from religious liturgy, musical theater, and American jazz.
Laurel Theater - 1538 Laurel Ave, 37916
Tickets: $15 at the door, $13 general audience advance, $12 JCA members, students, seniors 65+, $8 children 12 and under

Sunday, December 9

6:30 pm LMS Holiday Concert (Facebook Event LINK) *Family friendly!
Come hear the LeGrand Music Studios teachers DO what they love to teach! This event is a fundraiser for the Art Center, the building and organization that houses the studios so comfy-like. Wear your ugly sweaters, Holiday fanciness, or whatever you like!
LeGrand Music Studios - 213 Hotel Rd, 37918
Tickets: $10 donation recommended, per attendee. LMS students free.