Sunset On Central Returns August 25th, Lineup Announced

Born & Raised Productions and Grayson Hyundai are proud to present the third installment of Sunset On Central. Sunset on Central is an annual, free summer music festival, taking place on Central Street in North Knoxville on Saturday, August 25th from 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Organizers are expanding the festival this year from one to three locations that now include Central Filling Station, Elkmont Exchange, and Shulz Bräu Brewing Company.

Sunset On Central is an all-day concert featuring thirteen bands on three different stages, food trucks, local vendors, and a special Yoga Jam by The Glowing Body Yoga. The lineup includes The Lonely Biscuits, Harpooner, Sad Baxter, Meob, More More More, Nightengail, Matt Honkonen, The Monday Movement, Kelsi Walker, Daje Morris, Cody Noll, Amanda Fox, and Small Batch Bourbon.

Food Trucks at the Central Filling Station Main Stage will include CJ’s Tacos, Penne For Your Thoughts, Southern Sisters Mobile Café, and The Ale’ Rae Grill.

This event is free to attend and open to all ages. This festival is a celebration of Knoxville, music, and community. The event aims to bring people to check out the growth and development of the North Knox and Happy Holler area.

Sponsors for Sunset On Central include Grayson Hyundai, Fox & Fogarty, Hexagon Brewing, Elkmont Exchange, Tennessee State Bank, Riot Printing, 94Z, Knox Music Coalition, and Knoxville Music Warehouse.

V.I.P. passes will be available for $35. These passes will include special access to the V.I.P. area next to the stage, drink tickets, and complimentary food. V.I.P. passes are very limited and will go on sale on Friday, July 27th at 10:00 am.

Born & Raised Productions is a boutique music promotion company based in Knoxville, creating unforgettable music experiences in East Tennessee.

Information About Some Of The Announced Artists:

The Lonely Biscuits

The Lonely Biscuits are an Alternative Rock band hailing from Nashville, TN. The band is comprised of Grady Wenrich (Vocals, Guitar), Sam Gidley (Drums) and Nick Byrd (Bass) and was formed in 2011 while all three members were living in the same hall at Belmont University.

After spending the last few years releasing EPs (including their latest, “The San Francisco EP”), touring the country, and playing festivals like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Hangout Fest, Firefly, and more, the band has found their footing and are gearing up to release their debut full length record.


Frontman Scott Schmadeke (vocals, piano, Mellotron, guitar) formed the band in 2013 in Bloomington, IN with fellow former Indiana University students. Bloomington’s rotating tight-knit community of musicians, artists, and writers gave Harpooner a freedom of expression and fertile ground to form a network of basement-show locations close to the IU campus.

Schmadeke has quickly built a good reputation in the music scene having toured as pianist for national acts Houndmouth, Diane Coffee, and Andrew Combs.

Sad Baxter

Sad Baxter is heavy pop sludge featuring idiots Deezy and Alex. “Let’s git sad.”

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