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The Knoxville Sound

Rank #2 US Knoxville, TN Folk / Bluegrass / Knoxvile Sound.

50% of sales go to the charity Sweet Relief.

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Sounds Like: David Grisman, Bill Monroe, Jimmie Rodgers, Dean Martin, Hank Williams

Bio: We are beaming over what fans and critics are saying about "Sunshine:":
"This song brought a smile to my face. It reminded me of the old time music. No fancy sound effects or instruments. Just some old fashioned banjos. This song could find an audience. It has a nice vibe. There's nothing condesc... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: A song about the acceptance of loss "The Letter © (Bilbrey/Phillips at The Knoxville Sound)" by Sutton Aquarius - http://t.co/iqREWxQ7XG

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"Journey" “I really am appreciating the tone and texture of the acoustic guitars in the intro! I really think that the acoustic guitars in this piece are the starting point for a really cool arrangement! I like the spoken word samples, as they add a really distinct and almost exotic texture to this piece! I really think that the song is benefiting from the close attention to melodic detail! The rhythmic statements are well placed and arranged, especially in counterpoint to the harmonic statements being made! I like the lyrical nature of the samples, they are so abstract!"
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  • Mon

    Nov 17

    Knoxville, TN, US | 12:00pm

    Knoxville, TN, US
    Mon Nov 17 12:00pm


    Come enjoy Knoxville's very own Blue Plate Special! Kent's band Red Bud Ridge will perform and I will let you in on a little secret - it will be Kent's birthday!!! Let's celebrate! Kent will feature special guests Terry Phillips, Outlaw Willie Franklin, Lisa Griffith and maybe Sutton Aquarius.

  • Sat

    Nov 8

    Seymour, TN, US | 10:00am
    "Seymour Salutes Veterans"...
    Seymour, TN, US
    Sat Nov 08 10:00am


    Seymour Salutes Veterans will be held at First baptist Church of Seymour on November 8th, 2014. There will be music, a car and bike show, cornhole and more! Join us as we celebrate and salute Veterans!

  • Sat

    Oct 18

    Wears Valley, TN, US | 4:00pm
    Wears Valley Music Barn
    Wears Valley, TN, US
    Sat Oct 18 4:00pm


    Come Join us at the Wears Valley Music Festival! Great music, fireworks and more!

  • Fri

    Oct 3

    Madisonville, TN, US | 7:00pm
    Kingsmen MC
    Madisonville, TN, US
    Fri Oct 03 7:00pm


    Come on out! We look forward to playing our first gig with Outlaw Willie Frankin and Blackwater!

  • 2014

    Jul 4

    Wears Valley, TN, US | 4:00pm
    Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch
    Wears Valley, TN, US
    Fri Jul 04 4:00pm


    Get out of the house and down to Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch in Wears Valley this Independence Day! Bilbrey/Phillips will be playing live and it is going to be a great afternoon and evening of music. Bilbrey/Phillips will also be playing on the 3rd, and on the 5th, Kent Bilbrey will be joined by David Leventhal. This is a weekend of music not to be missed! Happy Independence Day and let's have a great time! The music begins at 4pm and last until 9pm! Bilbrey/Phillips I cd's will be available for only $10!

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  • Ari Wahlberg (Artist) Ari Wahlberg
    This is great, true music and performance, luv it, greetings from Finland. -Ari
  • McTown (Artist) McTown
    Cool. I'm a lyricist. Always thinking collaboration.. only written a few bluegrass songs.. would like to do more at sometime. DG
  • Michael "Pops" McGee (Artist) Michael "Pops" McGee
    Back for more! Enjoying Cherokee Shine this morning. Pops
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist) Chuck Brunicardi
    "Cherokee Shine" authentic bluegrass is so infectious Kent. Great storytelling and vocal. All the best from LA.
  • Michael "Pops" McGee (Artist) Michael "Pops" McGee
    Listening to Sunshine. Great way to start the day! Pops :-) opted in
  • MykoMan (Artist) MykoMan
    "Water Wheel" is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. ~Mykoman
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