Spring Preview – Wynonna & The Big Noise, Marty Stuart, Black Jacket Symphony’s Guns N’ Roses, Phil Vassar, EmiSunshine, James Gregory and more bring star power to Paramount Bristol

Bristol, TN – Punxsutawney Phil predicted a longer winter, but the fresh spring lineup at Paramount Bristol will help you beat those winter blues. Shows now on sale run the gamut from country to comedy, classic rock to indie films, and chamber music to bluegrass. Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 pm As part of its […]

Paramount Bristol Featured in Smoky Mountain Living Magazine

On State Street, Entertainment is Paramount By Jonathan Austin A step into Bristol’s Paramount Center for the Arts is a step back in time to the heyday of jaw-dropping movie palaces designed to entertain the masses. The art deco theater attracted an enormous crowd on opening night, Feb. 20, 1931, with traffic snarled for five […]


Bristol, TN – If you have been to The Paramount in Bristol lately, you may have noticed the beautiful new red curtains framing our stage. Gone are the 25-year-old curtains that were deteriorating, and presented a safety hazard for performers and our stagehands. We are extraordinarily grateful to the Massengill-DeFriece Foundation for generously underwriting the […]


Contact: Catherine Hausman chausman@paramountbristol.org 423-274-8921 COREY SMITH TO PERFORM AT PARAMOUNT BRISTOL ON NOV. 11  Bristol, TN – American singer-songwriter and guitarist Corey Smith is coming to Paramount Bristol as part of his Great Wide Underground Tour. In a genre whose biggest artists tend to be those signed to major label deals, Corey Smith is […]

PRESS RELEASE: The Paramount Chamber Players Presents “Pure Classics”

SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Craig Combs, 423-968-3385, players@paramountplayers.com The Paramount Chamber Players (TPCP) present Pure Classics, a program celebrating the music of the Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven in four Tri-Cities venues on October 5-9, 2017 A 65 Mustang, the I Love Lucy Show, and Elvis’ Can’t Help Falling in Love with You […]

PRESS RELEASE: Knoxville Comedian Henry Cho Performs September 23rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. BRISTOL, TN – Bristol gets another top notch comedic performance on Saturday, September 23rd at 8pm in experienced and hilarious stand up comic Henry Cho. Born and raised in Knoxville, his southern charm style of telling stories and jokes is second to none. “I’m an Asian with a Southern accent,” remarks Cho, “To […]

PRESS RELEASE: Country Cool Comedy Tour

A trio of talented female comedians is coming to Paramount Bristol Saturday July 22nd at 8pm! TICKETS. FACEBOOK EVENT. For additional media or contacts, send email to pr@paramountbristol.org. Country Cool is a straight-shootin’, no-holds-barred comedy show that laughs at what we’re all dealin’ with…the “this can’t really be happening” moments in life that make us […]

Dean Dillon’s songs hold his heart and soul (by Tom Netherland)

(Source)  Summon the line “you’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey, you’re as sweet as strawberry wine.” Chris Stapleton sold a million records with those lines nearly two years ago. David Allan Coe sang them in 1981 followed by George Jones in 1983. Dean Dillon wrote “Tennessee Whiskey” and you can bet your boots and spurs […]