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Local music festival "Waynestock" kicks off this weekend and runs through Saturday with performances that stretch several genres. Shows start each night at 7:00 pm at the Relix Variety Theater. Tickets are $5.

The Lady Vols are at home in Thomspon Boling Thursday night. The Lady Razorbacks stop by for an inter-conference contest starting at 7:00 pm.

Also Thursday night, the Tennessee Theatre welcomes Indiana jam band Umphrey's McGee. It's a night of musical improv that starts at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $25.

Through Sunday at the Clarence Brown Theatre, catch a performance of The Whipping Man; a period drama set in Civil War Times. Most performances start at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Australian country star Keith Urban takes the stage Friday night at Thompson Boling Arena. Urban will be joined by Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. Tickets start at $25. Show starts at 7:00 pm.

Gaelic Storm will rain down the sound Friday night at The Square Room. The show includes a dose of Celtic rock starting at 8:00 pm. The show is for all ages. $20 gets you in.

The Healthy Living Expo will be in full swing starting Friday and running through Saturday at the Knoxville Convention Center. They even have a healthy cupcake shop this year. Doors open at 9:00 am.

The Knoxville Ice Bears are at home in the Coliseum this weekend. Friday and Saturday the Bears take on the Peoria Rivermen. Saturday is also Star Wars Night. Game time is 7:30 pm.

Saturday morning, bring the kids out to the Knoxville Zoo for the Covenant Kids Run. Kids from grade eight and under will run the first mile of 26 leading up to the Knoxville Marathon. The runs starts at noon.

Chocolatefest is back in Knoxville. Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Knoxville Expo Center enjoy sweets from area bakeries, chocolatiers and restaurants all while supporting the Butterfly Fund. Tickets are $15.

A great way to start off Black History Month is at the Beck Cultural Exchange with the musical production "We Shall Overcome". You can catch the show Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 4:00 pm.

Art Garfunkel from the famed group Simon & Garfunkel...yes that Garfunkel will be at the Bijou Theatre Saturday night. This living legend will take the stage at 8:00 pm. Tickets start at $47.

And one way you can celebrate the Super Bowl this Sunday is by joining former NFL players at Second Harvest Food Bank's "Souper Bowl Party for the Hungry". The event will feature big screens and plenty to eat. Be at Second Harvest Food Bank Sunday at 4:00 pm.

Have a great weekend!


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