First Friday

March 3| Rhythm N’ Blooms Preview Party

Join us as we celebrate the 2017 Rhythm N’ Blooms Music Festival lineup. Stop by Dogwood Arts and visit our partnering music venues in the Old City for a chance to win VIP passes to festival April 7-9!

Rhythm N’ Blooms is a festival that’s just as much about the city of Knoxville as it is about music. The 2017 festival honors the identity and spirit of our rich East Tennessee history while providing a premium listening environment for top-notch musical performances. Knoxville’s story has always been set to music. Rhythm N’ Blooms highlights that soundtrack and celebrates the crossroads of this city’s varied music history by showcasing popular national acts alongside the finest musicians East Tennessee has to offer. Buy your tickets now!

First Friday Sponsor

Artists, curators, and performers may apply to showcase their talents at Dogwood Arts (123 W. Jackson Ave) by applying below. We are currently accepting applications for January, February and March. Dogwood Arts also promotes off site First Friday exhibitions on our website. To promote your First Friday activities email

Apply to be a First Friday Artist or Curator. Click Submit Below!