KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Knox County is again hosting its Second Saturday Concert Series this summer as the Parks & Recreation Department will oversee live music at The Cove at Concord Park and Clayton Park.
The free concerts are held from 6 to 8 p.m. June through August on the second Saturday of each month. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs, and food. However, no alcohol is allowed.
The dates and bands for summer 2022 are:
- June 11: Mystic Rhythm Tribe (Cove) and Paul Beasley Group (Clayton Park)
- July 9: Leftfoot Dave and the Magic Hats (Cove) and Jay Dee (Clayton Park)
- August 13: Rockinfellerz (Cove) and Crawdaddy Jones (Clayton Park)
“We are happy to once again host one of the biggest events of the summer,” Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs said. “Folks from here and across the region love these events, and it’s a good chance to listen to music, have a picnic, and check out our parks, which are some of the nicest places in the area.”
The Cove, located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive, is the county’s most visited park. It features several summertime amenities, including a beach, playground, sand volleyball court, walking trail, and fishing areas. River Sports also rents canoes and kayaks. Clayton Park, located at 7347 Norris Freeway, includes a pavilion, grills, walking trail, and playground.
If any concert must be canceled because of the weather, the county will post a notification to the Parks and Rec Facebook page and the Park’s Twitter page.
The county will release more information about each band during the week or so prior to each Second Saturday event.