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Music in Maryville: Homegrown audiences instrumental to venues' success

May 9, 2014

By Lance Coleman, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.



May 09--For the first few months that popular Knoxville cover band PopRox performed at Smoky Mountain Brewery in Maryville, folks stayed in their seats. Now Maryville fans of the group follow them whenever they play at venues in the area. The response to PopRox mirrors the growth of the music scene in Maryville. Music in Maryville took time to grow, but once people "got it," it gained steam quickly. There is no need to make the 30-minute drive to Knoxville for live music. Pioneering venues have held on while folks warmed up to a live music scene, and new venues have added flavor.

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