Oak Ridge has been selected to host a qualifying round in February for Tennessee Songwriters Week, and applications are now open for the competition.
It’s the Tennessee Department of Tourism Developmentâ€™s fourth annual Tennessee Songwriters Week. The Knoxville areaâ€™s qualifying round will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, at Oakeyâ€™s Sports Bar in Oak Ridge.
“The Tennessee Department of Tourism Development created this week to celebrate the foundation of the craft for which Tennessee is known: music,” a press release said.Â “Oak Ridge was among 30 locations statewide selected as a qualifying round host.”
â€œWe are thrilled to partner with the Tennessee Department of Tourism Development as we host a 2022 Tennesseee Songwriterâ€™s Week qualifying round at our signature Oakeyâ€™s Sports Bar,â€ said Katy Watt, president of Explore Oak Ridge. â€œPositioned perfectly in a valley along Knoxvilleâ€™s trending city scene and the Great Smoky Mountains, Oak Ridge is the ideal destination for a musical experience unlike any other.â€[Read more…]