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Labor Depot Openings

Labor Depot is currently in need of Skilled Carpenters, Carpenter Helpers, Experienced Commercial Concrete (Tying rebar), Concrete Helpers, CDL Class A & B drivers, Housekeeping, Janitorial and General Labor workers. Most positions are Temp-to-Hire. For more information, contact Labor Depot at 276-644-4044.

Downtown Bristol Events

Historic Preservation Awards

September 13 | Paramount Bristol


The City of Bristol Tennessee will host its annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony September 13th at 5:30 pm at The Paramount.

Sounds of Summer: My New Favorites

September 13 | Downtown Center


Award-winning songwriters hook up with top-notch players to fly off into an Americana frenzy. Eclectic in all things, they combine musical styles without fear and serve up high energy at every show.

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The Sounds of Summer Concert Series, formerly the Full Moon Jam, will start June 5th and run through September 27th. Concerts will be held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from7-9pmfrom June -Augustat the Downtown Center (Country Music Mural), 810 State Street. Concerts will be held on Thursdays during the month of September.

Bring a lawn chair or come early to grab one of the 350 chairs provided on-site. Refreshments are sold in the concessions area for a nominal fee. Clean, well-stocked restrooms also available.

Bands subject to change without notice. For more information visit the City of Bristol TN website.

Klimchak and Sweet Sounds of Chaos

September 13 | Elderbrew


Join Elderbrew Thursday, Sept 13 for an evening of experimental — electronic music, as we welcome avant garde, multi — instrumentalist Klimchak (ATL), and dark ambient/electro acoustic duo Sweet Sounds of Chaos. Doors open at 5pm, music begins at 8pm. Free. 21+

The Diamonds

September 13 | 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.

Roundtable Discussion Meet & Greet with Dr. Marty Olsen

September 14 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce


Join Bristol Chamber of Commerce for a roundtable discussion and meet & greet with Dr. Marty Olsen, candidate for congress in Tennessee's first district.

Friday Night Movie Night in the Park — Coco

September 14 | Anderson Park


Bristol, TN Parks and Rec is excited to announce a unique opportunity for families to enjoy the magic of the silver screen under the night sky at Anderson Park this summer. Friday Night Movie Night in the Park will present a new family friendly feature film each month from July through September.

The series wraps up with Coco on Friday, September 14th. Pre-show activities such as face painting, bubble tables, sidewalk chalk, bean bag toss, and more will begin at 7:00PM. The movie screening will begin once the sun goes down at about 9:00PM. Everyone’s favorite movie concessions like popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available for purchase, but there is absolutely no cost to enjoy the movie or other activities.

Singer Songwriter Night

September 14 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room


Friday, September 14th! Join us atBloom Cafe and Listening Roomfor a songwriter in the round style show featuringJake Quillin,Mad Mike(ofNatural Born Leaders) and the soulfulDaniel Byrd Music!

Show starts at 8:30pm / / $5 at the door.
See you there Bristol!

Community Jam Sessions

September 15 – December 31 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum


The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will begin hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session starting on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The community jams are open to all ages and all skill levels.

The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun!

Jams will be scheduled for the third Saturday of each month from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., serving as a great warm-up for Saturday night gigs! Musicians are asked to bring their own instruments.

The sessions will be heldin the Learning Center at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

For more information call 423-573-1927.

Tom's Handgun

September 15 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room


Tom's Handgun brings their Southern/Americana Rock to Bloom Cafe & Listening Room. Come out for a great night of Rock and Roll.

State Street String Band Bluegrass

September 17 | Blackbird Bakery


Join Blackbird Bakery for live bluegrass August 20th at 7pm.

Chamber 101

September 18 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce


Learn tips to get the most out of your Chamber membership. Register at bristolchamber.com or phone 423-989-4850.

Write Here: A Writing Club for Current and Future Authors

September 18 | Bristol Public Library


Write Here is a writing club organized by Bristol Public Library for readers and writers who are or aspire to become authors. Everyone is welcome to attend, write, share, and discuss. Meetings and workshops are fun and informal, and completely free to enjoy.

18 Should Women Vote?: Women's Suffrage with Stewart Harris

September 18 | Bristol Public Library


Stewart Harris, creator and host of "Your Weekly Constitutional," will be speaking at the Bristol Public Library on September 18, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. "Your Weekly Constitutional" is produced at WETS 89.5 FM in Johnson City and airs on several NPR affiliate stations nationwide, including locally on WETS and WEHC. Harris, who currently works as an associate professor at Lincoln Memorial University, will be visiting during Constitution Week (September 17-23) for “Should Women Vote?: Women’s Suffrage and Voting Rights.”

18th Annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

September 21–23 | Downtown Bristol


The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival celebrates 18 years September 21-23, 2018 in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN, the birthplace of country music!

Bristol Rhythm isn’t just a music festival. It’s an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. It’s an annual celebration of Bristol, VA-TN’s rich history as the place where the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings created the “big bang” of country music; they were the recordings that brought early country music to the mainstream and were the first recordings of The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.

An aerial view of the Country Music Mural Stage during The SteelDrivers set. Packed! © Birthplace of Country Music, Photograph: Loch & Key Productions

The influence of the 1927 Bristol Sessions can still be heard in the soundtrack of today. It’s the roots and far-reaching branches of those seminal recordings that fuels the lineup of each Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion.

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion takes place in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN on State Street and the surrounding area. Located on the Virginia and Tennessee border with 20 outdoor stages and indoor venues and more than 120 acts of live music, Bristol Rhythm takes visitors on a journey through Appalachia’s musical past, present, and future.

Click here to learn more or purchase tickets.

Community Notice Board

Save $5 per person on Ransacked On Route 66

Through September 30


Tri-Cities Escape Game is saying goodbye to Ransacked on Route at the end of September! If youhaven't played this original game, you better hurry on down! Everyone loves it. It's a multi-sensory game that's full of a few fun surprises!

Use offer code ROUTE66 to save $5 per person. Click here to book now!

Also Coming Up

The Casual Word: Teen Poetry Class
July 17 – January 1 | Bristol Public Library
Historic Preservation Awards
September 13 | Paramount Bristol
Sounds of Summer: My New Favorites
September 13 | Downtown Center
Klimchak and Sweet Sounds of Chaos
September 13 | Elderbrew
The Diamonds
September 13 | Blackbird Bakery
Roundtable Discussion Meet & Greet with Dr. Marty Olsen
September 14 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Friday Night Movie Night in the Park — Coco
September 14 | Anderson Park
Singer Songwriter Night
September 14 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room
Tom's Handgun
September 15 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room
State Street String Band Bluegrass
September 17 | Blackbird Bakery
Chamber 101
September 18 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Write Here: A Writing Club for Current and Future Authors
September 18 | Bristol Public Library
18 Should Women Vote?: Women's Suffrage with Stewart Harris
September 18 | Bristol Public Library
Water Bath Canning 101
September 19 | Bristol Public Library
Healthy Dinner Class
September 20 | Bristol Public Library
Rylee Peters
September 20 | Blackbird Bakery
18th Annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
September 21–23 | Downtown Bristol
The Band J4
September 21 | Blackbird Bakery
Bristol Ballet at BRRR Children's Day
September 22 | Anderson Park
Swing Band Trio
September 22 | Blackbird Bakery
Business Planning & Finance Options Workshop
September 26 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
BPL Book Club: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
September 27 | Bristol Public Library
Sounds of Summer: James Meadows
September 27 | Downtown Center
East TN PBS Advance Screening: Poldark Season 4 Premier
September 27 | Paramount Bristol
The Diamonds
September 27 | Blackbird Bakery
Paramount Chamber Players: The Undiscovered
September 29 | Paramount Bristol
Video Editing & Marketing Workshop
October 2 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Preserving History in Southwest Virginia
October 4 | Bristol Train Station
Chicks with Hits: Terri Clark, Pam Tillis, Suzy Bogguss
October 4 | Paramount Bristol
Brew & View: The Big Lebowski
October 5 | Studio Brew
The Black Jacket Symphony: AC/DC "Back in Black"
October 5 | Paramount Bristol
Best Christmas Pageant Ever Auditions
October 6–10 | Theatre Bristol
Turn Out for the Cure
October 6 | Paramount Bristol
Fiddler on the Roof
October 9 – November 18 | Paramount Bristol
PUSH! Film Festival
October 12–14 | Downtown Bristol
Farm & Fun Time ft. the Quebe Sisters and The Barefoot Movement
October 17 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Brushes for Books fundraiser for Sullivan County Imagination Library
October 19 | Mercantile on State
Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen
October 19 | Paramount Bristol
Networking & Promotion Workshop
October 24 | Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Spectral Celestial: Art Exhibit by Brian Serway
October 26 | Elderbrew
Pumpkin Palooza and Downtown Trick or Treating
October 27 | Downtown Center
Music of Cream: 50th Anniversary World Tour
October 28 | Paramount Bristol
Sidewalk Prophets
November 3 | Paramount Bristol
Evening with John Anderson – Acoustic — special guest Elvie Shane
November 4 | Paramount Bristol
Downtown Bristol's Annual Christmas Open House
November 19 | Downtown Bristol
Steve Earle and the Dukes: 30th Anniversary of Copperhead Road
November 23 | Paramount Bristol
Small Business Saturday
November 24 | Downtown Bristol
Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting
November 26 | Cumberland Square Park
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
November 30 – December 16 | Theatre Bristol
EmiSunshine with Etta May
December 1 | Paramount Bristol
Sweetheart of the Rodeo
December 1 | Paramount Bristol
Bristol Christmas Parade
December 6 | Downtown Bristol
Bristol Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"
December 7–8 | Paramount Bristol

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