Concerts in the Park

963 Worlds Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916
963 Worlds Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916
  • Date(s): July 6, 2021 to July 15, 2021
  • Event Times: 6:30 PM or 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Location: World's Fair Park



Join us at World's Fair Park  Performance Lawn and enjoy free music during the month of July!

Due to the COVID-19 recommendations in place when we started planning this event, we chose to create a concert series at World's Fair Park Performance Lawn, as Market Square was not available.

There will be no food available on site for purchase, we encourage families to bring chairs, blankets and picnic dinners (no alcohol). 

2021 Schedule

Tuesday, July 6
Jazz provided by Greg Tardy Quartet
Saxophonist, multi-reedist, and composer Gregory Tardy is one of the most versatile jazz musicians of his generation, equally comfortable in a variety of musical and improvisational situations.

Wednesday, July 7
Joe Lasher Jr, Kaitlyn Baker, Commodore Fox
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Drawing inspiration from icons such as Rodney Atkin, Eric Church, Jon Bon Jovi and Bryan Adams, Joe’s music is influenced by a variety of genres ranging from traditional country to gospel and from rock to heavy metal, creating a sound that is all his own.

Thursday, July 8
Smooth Sailor
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Smooth Sailor charts a course for pure listening pleasure... Presenting timeless 70s and 80s "yacht rock" at its finest! Artists covered include Hall and Oates, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Little River Band, Toto, and many, many more! All aboard!

Tuesday, July 13
Jazz provided by Eric Reed Trio
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eric Reed is an influential fixture in music as pianist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and champion of young musicians.

Thursday, July 15
Dirty Grass Soul
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largely influenced by the traditional music of the North Carolina foothills, Dirty Grass Soul brings a refreshed sound to their music that falls somewhere between country, bluegrass, and southern rock & roll reminiscent of acts like The Charlie Daniels Band and The Marshall Tucker Band.

PARKING: Free parking is available in all City owned garages after 6pm, and free parking will be available in the 11th Street Garage located off of 11th Street across from World's fair Park

UPDATES: Stay informed about the bands performing and any weather-related cancellations by checking the City of Knoxville Special Events Facebook page at

Concerts in the Park