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The Knoxville Sound

The Knoxville Sound

Folk / Bluegrass / Knoxvile Sound. Knoxville, TN  US
Rough Around the Edges (Some Gave All) (The Knoxville Sound, Redbud Ridge & Sutton Aquarius)
Rough Around the Edges (Some Gave All) (The Knoxville Sound, Redbud Ridge & Sutton Aquarius)
Tennessee (Kent Bilbrey, The Knoxville Sound & Sutton Aquarius)
Tennessee (Kent Bilbrey, The Knoxville Sound & Sutton Aquarius)
Mama Was A Ridge Runnin' Son of a Gun © (arranged/performed by Red Bud Ridge, lyrics by Sutton Aquarius)
Mama Was A Ridge Runnin' Son of a Gun © (arranged/performed by Red Bud Ridge, lyrics by Sutton Aquarius)
Knoxville Waltz ©
Knoxville Waltz ©
Sideman As A Sideline (Bilbrey/Phillips at The Knoxville Sound)
Sideman As A Sideline (Bilbrey/Phillips at The Knoxville Sound)


Coming Home


  • Sat

    Mar 28

    Knoxville, TN, US | 7:30pm

    Ballet Gloria Dance Company presents "Water & Fire Suites" and other works for our spring concert. Join us for a fantastic evening of dance and music, with live music composed and performed by Wendel Werner and other local talents. All levels of Ballet Gloria will present concert woks as well. With one show only, you won't want to miss out on this opportunity to support the arts in the greater Knoxville community! Tickets are $15/adults and $10/seniors & students. You can get tickets at the Tennessee Conservatory of Fine Arts or from company members. Call 865-689-8525 for more information or questions concerning group rates. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 at the Clayton Performing Arts Center at Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Hardin Valley Campus.

  • Sat

    Jan 17

    Madisonville, TN, US | 5:30pm

    Come on out to Madisonville's newest place to rock out! Join Outlaw Willie Franklin and Blackwater for a great night of music!

  • Tue

    Jan 13

    Knoxville, TN, US | 6:00pm

    Shin Dig at the Wing with WDVX! Doors open at 6! Come out and listen to Bilbrey/Phillips with special guest Outlaw Willie Franklin!

  • 2014

    Nov 17

    Knoxville, TN, US | 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.

  • 2014

    Nov 8

    Seymour, TN, US | 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!


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  • Don O'Conner (Artist)
    Don O'Conner
    Great singing and playin', even better message!
  • Ari Wahlberg (Artist)
    Ari Wahlberg
    This is great, true music and performance, luv it, greetings from Finland. -Ari
  • McTown (Artist)
    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


  • Not enough Hands!!
  • Leading a song Live from the Oak Grove in OakRidge.
  • On the streets of Gatlinburg


Kent Bilbrey


Terry Phillips


Sutton Aquarius

Lyricist, VP Media/Promotions


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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"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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