KMA’s “Alive After Five” with Carib Sounds Steel Band
May 4, 2012 @ 10:00 pm – May 5, 2012 @ 12:30 am
Knoxville Museum of Art
1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr
University of Tennessee,Knoxville,TN 37916
$9 General Admission; $5 Members & College Students with ID
The spring series of Alive After Five will continue on May 4, from 6 to 8:30 pm.
As Knoxville begins celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World’s Fair in May, Alive After Five will present the Carib Sounds Steel Band, two members of which also played with The Gemmonites Steel Orchestra who performed at the World’s Fair’s Elm Street Theater, located next door to the Japanese Pavilion, which became the new location of the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Alive After Five is a unique live music series presented on thirty or more Fridays per year in four seasonal series. The programs take place in the smoke-free, casually elegant setting of the Great Hall in the Knoxville Museum of Art. There is a live band on stage, seating at tables, two cash bars, food from area restaurants, free freshly popped popcorn, free parking, and a licensed therapeutic masseuse available. Audience members can enjoy listening to music, dancing, and browsing the museum’s art galleries.
Admission to the spring series premier of Alive After Five is $9 for general admission and $5 for museum members and college students with ID. Ages 17 and under are admitted free. Alive After Five is sponsored by Cherokee Distributing Company, East Tennessee PBS, Metro Pulse, WDVX-89.9FM, and WhatsHotKnox.com. For more information about the Alive After Five series, please contact Michael Gill at (865) 934-2039.
The 2012 Spring Series Schedule for “Alive After Five”:
(all shows 6:00-8:30 pm)
March 30 – Christabel & The Jons “Tennessee Swing”
April 13 – Jenna & The Accidentals Rhythm & Blues and funk
April 20 – Boling, Brown & Holloway – “Trio Life” CD Release Party Jazz
May 4 – Carib Sounds Steel Band Caribbean steel drum music
May 11 – Draper, Reynolds & Rodgers Americana and folk
May 18 – Milele Roots Reggae and ska