Friday night brings legendary rock band, REO Speedwagon to treat Maryville to some of their hits including "Keep On Loving You" and "Roll With the Changes," as well as songs from their newly released album "Find Your Own Way Home."
Saturdays entertainment will be Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy head the evenings lineup. Also on Saturday, American Idol finalist Bucky Covington will perform. Australia native Jamie ONeil has two number one hits and a new album, and Trent Tomlinson will captivate audiences with his energetic shows.
Sunday wraps up the event with Cherryholmes, named International Bluegrass Music Associations Entertainer of the Year in 2005. Little Texas, who just released their new album, will be there along with American Idol finalist Kellie Pickler. Sara Evans from "Dancing with the Stars," will headline Sunday night.
Tickets for this years festival go on sale July 13 and will be available at the Maryville Municipal Center, Blount County branches of First Tennessee and GreenBank, as well as through Tickets Unlimited. Charge by phone at 865-656-4444 or order online at www.knoxvilletickets.com. For a limited time, tickets for the festival will be $35 with a limited number of reserved seats available. More information about reserved ticket sales, including seating charts, will be available online July 1.
The Foothills Fall Festival is located in downtown Maryville and features entertainment at Theater in the Park, arts and crafts on Broadway, childrens activities in the Greenbelt Park and a wide variety of foods throughout the festival.
Admission to the Arts and Crafts and Childrens Adventure Land is free. Concerts at Theater in the Park require a ticket.
The hours of operation for this years arts and crafts showcase
and Childrens Adventure Land are noon to 6 p.m. on Friday and
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Volunteer applications are
currently being accepted. The Festival is sponsored by Ruby Tuesday,
East Tennessee Chevy Dealers, GreenBank, First Tennessee, DENSO, Massey
Electric, Clayton Homes,
and the City of Maryville. For more information, visit the Foothills Fall Festival Web site at www.foothillsfallfestival.com.