June 20, 2024

What to do in Knoxville this weekend

Need some fun to follow tax-free shopping in Knoxville this weekend? Check out these upcoming local music and movie events.

Need some fun to follow tax-free shopping in Knoxville this weekend? Check out these local music and movie events:

Thursday-Sunday, July 26-July 29

Film Score and the Scruffy City Film & Music Festival

Image via Scruffy City Hall Music Festival/Karl Ricker – Graphic Designer

This weekend celebrates film and music at the Scruffy City Film and Music Festival. The festival caters to a variety of categories in film, music videos, animated shorts, dance and more.  For each feature film, there will be a Q&A panel and a roundtable discussion with the musicians, filmmakers, music supervisors and composers.

  • VIP Festival Pass: $75
  • Full Festival Pass: $50
  • Each Film Individually: $10

The full schedule outlines each event type and location.

Friday, July 27

Road to Imagine: Leah Culver at The Concourse

Before traveling to her main destination at the Imagine Music Festival (IMF) in Atlanta, Georgia, Leah Culver will headline at The Concourse. IMF is the electronic dance music festival featuring many of the world’s top electronic musicians, DJs and bands. The Concourse concert features a little taste of what is to come in September for the main event. In March, Culver released music as a feature with Marshmello called “Fly” that debuted on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic one chart at No. 7. Culver will perform at 12:30 a.m., but other performances begin earlier outside at the patio and inside the venue.

Cost: $10

Hours: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Sunday, July 29

“The Sandlot” at the Tennessee Theatre

This weekend continues the 20th annual Summer Movie Magic at the Tennessee Theatre. This summer filled locals with nostalgia at the historic theater’s showings of classic films. “The Sandlot,” set in the summer of 1962, follows a new boy, Scotty Smalls, as he navigates his way with the local sandlot baseball team. This cult film favorite is appropriate for most ages (PG rating).

Cost: $9

Hours: 2 p.m.


Featured photo by Abigail Lynn/Unsplash