Downtown Bristol Events
March 4–12 | Theatre Bristol
Theatre Bristol announces March 4, 5, 6, 11 & 12 auditions for its upcoming production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast on June 16-25 at the Paramount Center for the Arts.
Veteran and novice actors are invited to audition at Theatre Bristol, 512 State Street, Bristol, TN. Roles are available for young and old, men and women, and there are opportunities to serve on the production crew. Doors will open 30 minutes before the first audition on each of these dates:
- March 4: 9:30 Children and 10:30 Adults
- March 5: 1:30 Children and 2:30 Adults
- March 6: 6:00 Children and 7:00 Adults
- March 11: 9:30 Children and 10:30 Adults
- March 12: 1:30 Children and 2:30 Adults
Callbacks are March 14. Casting calls will be made March 17 & 18.
The audition will consist of singing, reading, and dancing. For the singing portion, no preparation is necessary as musical pieces will be provided, but prepared material will also be welcome. Audition time will include cold readings and simple choreography (close-toed shoes are required). For important details on preparation and auditions for children and adults, please be sure to visit www.theatrebristol.org/audition.
Anyone interested in being a part of the production crew may contact Theatre Bristol at firstname.lastname@example.org, or be present at any of the audition times.
March 9 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Radio Bristol Presents: Farm & Fun Time, a live radio show at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum featuring Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers and the Helen Highwater Stringband on Thursday, March 9 at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.
Hosted by Kris Truelsen and featuring musical breaks by house band Bill and the Belles, the program also features the Appalachian Sustainable Development Farm Report with Corbin Hayslett, a recipe segment, and much more!
Radio Bristol Presents: Farm & Fun Time is a revival of WCYB radio’s Farm & Fun Time show which broadcast live from a studio inside the General Shelby Hotel in downtown Bristol. In the 1940s and the 1950s, Farm & Fun Time was an important program in the history of early bluegrass music and helped to establish the careers of legendary performers including Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, the Osborne Brothers, Mac Wiseman, The Sauceman Brothers, and Curly King & The Tennessee Hilltoppers.
Tickets to be part of the studio audience are $25 with open seating; doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7:00 p.m.
March 9 | Blackbird Bakery
From East Tennessee, The Diamonds play a diverse mix of music, specializing in jazz standards. The group performs at various venues and events throughout the region, including weddings, parties, and restaurants. They have also volunteered at many nursing homes, assisted living homes, and charitable organizations in the area.
March 9 | O'Mainnin's Pub
Energetic rhythms and captivating melody , Jacobs Green brews bona fide homegrown music. Blues singer/songwriter with a twist, Jacob Green , becomes an 'OneManBand', Stomp Box under foot, harmonica upon neck, strumming instruments tirelessly touring the country. Whether Green plays guitar, banjo, dobro, or ukulele, he forms rhythm, percussion, and lead simultaneously transforming into the “OneManGreenBand”. Green’s harvests a resonance of the modern day gypsy, awakening original roots and blues folk songs . The once “down-trodden” old-fashioned blues lyrics to positive riffs of change and “be green”. His versatile homegrown, organic, original songs bring a fresh approach to old-school roots and blues folk music.
March 10 | Bristol Ballet
Join Bristol Ballet for a Foxtrot lesson October 9th at Bristol Ballet Studio. The lesson will begin at 7:30pm, followed by dancing from 8:30 – 10:30 pm.
Cost is $5 per person. All proceeds benefit Bristol Ballet, a 501(c)3 non-profit.
Refreshments will be provided, but a snack to share is always welcome!
March 11 | Studio Brew
Ian Feathers rises up from Bristol, TN. Feathers’ musical background is rooted by a foundation of edgy traditionals. These roots provide a sound foundation for musical and spiritual exploration, which has been described as “smokey music from the hills and hollers of Appalachia” that combines “blues, bluegrass, and funk” and feels “delightfully energetic, with a hint of surprise and passion.” Feathers’ first independent music venture has grown popular over the last 2 years, and he is playing larger venues and crowds.
March 11 | Bristol Station Brews & Taproom
The Grand Ole Uproar's musical gumbo conjures up the Texas twang of Waylon Jennings and Doug Sahm, the electric carnival of Dylan, the improvisational impulses of the Grateful Dead, and the laid-back swampy sound of J.J. Cale, as well as many other(and older) songs and artists in the American tradition.
The Grand Ole Uproar frequently tours the Southeast and Midwest, appearing recently on Knoxville TN's Blue Plate Special Radio Program on WDVX and Balcony TV Nashville. The Uproar has shared the stage with artists like Zach Deputy, PALEFACE, The Corbitt Brothers, The Deadstring Brothers, and Cosmic Charlie.
March 12 | Studio Brew
Three wonderful musicians you won't want to miss!
March 16 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Health care policy seems to shift daily. Join fellow business leaders for a conversation about the impact of the ACA on Tri-Cities employers Thursday, March 16 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn (Exit 7). Health care and policy experts will provide updates on options Washington is considering to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Breakfast will be provided. There is no cost to attend the forum.
As space is limited, please click here to register today.
March 17 | A Work of Art Gallery & Gifts
Your child will explore using different brush strokes to create a German Shepherd wearing sunglasses in this class with artist Laura King at A Work of Art Gallery & Gifts on State Street in Downtown Bristol. It will be loads of fun, it might be messy, and all students will come home with their own work of art! All supplies are included in the cost of the class. Class limit is 10 students. Registration closes three days prior to class. To find out more information, contact the gallery via Facebook, or email email@example.com. To register, visit the gallery.
Instructor: Laura King
March 30 | Bristol Ballet
You're invited to Believe in Bristol's 8th Annual Downtown Showcase: An Old Hollywood Murder Mystery Themed Party!
Your presence is requested at the A-list party hosted by Believe in Bristol on Thursday, March 30th from 6-9 pm at Bristol Ballet. After a night of accolades at the Noscar Awards Show, you will attend the A-list after-party. While socializing and schmoozing with Hollywood’s elite, careers will be made, secrets will be revealed, scandals will be broken and a homicide will happen.
With a V.I.P. victim and the celebrities all suspect, you will be called upon to find the criminal by cracking this red carpet caper.
Will it be an aspiring actress, tired of living in the shadows? A livid lover who has been pushed too far? Or possibly the teen starlet trying to attract a more mature audience?
As the night unfolds, so will a web of lies and scandals intricately woven to point you to a killer. It is up to you to uncover the clues or the culprit will remain concealed.
Come walk the blood red carpet for a night of secrets, celebrities & scandal. Call 276-644-9700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to order your tickets.
$55 per individual & $100 per couple. Ticket holder will receive food, beverage and entertainment; portion of total ticket price will be tax deductible.