SCRUFFY CITY SINGS: Thursday Night Fever
July 20, 7:30pm: Getting groovy in the old city!
Let's face it - disco's back. As summer days turn to summer nights, we're keeping the party going with a 70's themed set inspired by films like Boogie Nights, Mamma Mia, and Saturday Night Fever, with the good 'ol First Take twist.
Jorden Albright, McKinley Merritt, Crystal Dougan, & Ci Ci Teasley
Music Director Maggie Tharp
Band Owen Tharp, Nicholas Horner, Hunter Deacon
Hosted by Ethan Graham Roeder (founder, First Take Co.)
About Scruffy City Sings
Join us this summer for a cabaret-style fundraising series!
Scruffy City Sings is a fundraiser for First Take's big ideas the only way we know how: giving y'all a great evening of entertainment, building towards providing bigger and better paid artist opportunities.
We may be theatre artists, but we want our community to be more than that! We’re looking to meet as many singers, musicians, songwriters, music lovers, and Knoxvillians as possible this summer so we can learn more about what art you want to see and how we can help.
Each month will be completely different: new performers, new musicians, a new guest artist, and a new style. From jazz standards to disco hits, musical theatre to country western, join some of Knoxville's best live performers for a showcase of local vocal talent. All proceeds will go towards First Take Co.'s artist pay fund for our upcoming season.
Please follow and share @firsttakeco and @pretentiousbeerco to stay in touch on our summer series!
First Take Co. is an entertainment company, arts incubator, and professional development hub that gives multifaceted makers the space to explore areas of their artistry that are inaccessible through conventional means.
Founded by alumni from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Great River Shakespeare Festival, First Take Co. is an itinerant company that champions the work of its ensemble by highlighting its developmental works while simultaneously partnering with other nonprofit organizations to craft bespoke events. In the future, we at First Take Co. want to continue to create work that is only strengthened by our desire to take risks and explore intradisciplinary domains.
Visit https://linktr.ee/firsttakeco to learn more.
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