It's more than a marathon! There will be live music to liven up the runners for the 2018 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon! These would also be great places for non-runners to line up and cheer on the participants!
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Here's the schedule of performers:
Knoxville Catholic High Drum Line:
Location: Starting Line (Corner of Clinch Ave. and 11 Street) Time: 7:30 a.m
Blues group performing Delta blues, Piedmont blues…and some Robert Johnson to start the race off just right.
Location: UT Campus (at Circle Park) Times: 7:35 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.
Acoustic tunes you can sing along to even when you're out of breath.
Location: Neyland Drive (at the Ag Campus Entrance) Times: 7:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Matthew Hickey Band:
Modern country and rock.
Location: The Corner of Neyland Dr. and Kingston Pike Times: 7:45 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Originally from Knoxville, is a country singer-songwriter with Warner/Chappell Music in Nashville.
Location: Cherokee Blvd. (at the Fountain) Times: 7:45 a.m. – 9:15.a.m.
Dave Landeo & The Sol Beats:
Playing a variety of upbeat rock & groove covers and originals. Location: 1311 Cherokee Blvd. Times: 7:45 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
They perform everything from feel good Motown to hard rock Metal.
Location: Cherokee Blvd. (at the gravel parking lot at the end of the trail) Times: 7:50 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Reggie and Vere’s Steel Band Sensation: I
sland Music Mahn! Former U.T. Cheerleader Reggie Coleman duo brings the Island music to the marathon!
Location: Western Plaza (Kingston Pike) Times: 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Pop Rock Funk Country
Location: Third Creek Trail / Sutherland Apts. Times: 8:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Uncle Funky & Z. Rowe $ :
A classic-beach-rock band…with great harmonica playing…that will blow you into the next mile!
Location: Third Creek / Tobler Lane Times: 8:10 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Solo Piano - Artworks in Sound
Location: Third Creek (End of the Trial) Times: 8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Karen E. Reynolds’ Writers Block Road Block Stage:
The Writer's Block Road Block stage featuring Independent Performing Songwriters hosted by Karen E. Reynolds.
Location: Tyson Park Times: 8:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
The Tennessee Sons:
Modern day band playing current songs and songs dating all the way back to the sixties! Homegrown Tennessee boys.
Location: Cumberland Ave. @ the Entrance to Tyson Park Times: 8:20 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
This Nashville singer/songwriter brings his talent to the marathon….helping the ½ marathoners
on their final leg…and boosting the full-marathoners to get their second wind!
Location: The Corner of Forest Ave. & James Agee Times: 8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Whiskey On Sunday: Country and Rock tunes
Locaton: 4th & Gill Area at Caswell & Luttrell Times: 8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Classic Rock and Blues
Location: Caswell Park Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Acoustic rock originals
Location: The Old City (corner of Central and Jackson) Times: 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
David Helton Band:
Rock n Blues
Location: Hill Ave. @ The Women’s Basketball Hall Of Fame Times: 9:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Singer-songwriter from Chattanooga brings her original acoustic fusion tunes to ease your final miles.
Location: Island Home Ave. (mile 21 & 23) under the South Knoxville bridge
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
A Party in a Box! Indie pop originals, top 40, ‘90s-‘)) hip hop, country, funk & soul.
Location: Island Home (neighborhood entrance) Times: 9:40 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Sydni Stinnett & Shaun Abbott:
16-year-old singer songwriter who was awarded the winner of the 2017 Bijou Awards Vocalist.
Location: Island Home Park (corner of Spence Place & Estelle Circle) Times: 9:45 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Rock and Horns…Horns and Rock!
Location: Trailhead Beer Market (1317 Island Home Ave.) Times: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kirk Fleta Band:
Hard driving blues and rock to celebrate your accomplishment!
Location: Uncle Lem’s Mountain Outfitters (1024 Sevier Ave.) Times: 9:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Acoustic love coming at you from all directions. Just what a runner needs at mile 24 and change.
Location: Market Square Times: 9:45 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Location: Corner of Locust & Clinch Ave. Times: 9:55 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Aaron Tracy Band:
Country Music meets Hard Rock….playing originals and classic country covers!
Location: After-Party outside Gate 21 at Neyland Stadium. Times: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.