City Concert Series Returns to Market Square May 2, 2023

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Kristin Farley
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(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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City Concert Series Returns to Market Square May 2, 2023

Posted: 04/14/2023
Concerts on the SquareThe City of Knoxville brings live music back to the Market Square stage! The popular Concerts on the Square series, presented by Comcast, begins Tuesday, May 2, 2023, with the first Jazz Tuesday, featuring the Greg Tardy Quartet. Variety Thursdays begin May 18 with the WIMZ Garage Band. All Concerts on the Square performances are 7 - 9 p.m.

The Office of Special Events produces this free live music series with support from Comcast, Downtown Knoxville Alliance, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, B97.5 FM and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. 

2023 Jazz Tuesdays performers: 

May 2 - Greg Tardy Quartet
May 9 - Tahj Walsh Quintet
May 16 - Vance Thompson Quartet
May 23 - Jack Roben Trio
May 30 - Sam Adams Quartet
June 6 - Margherita Fava Quartet
June 13 - Mark Boling Trio Life
June 20 - Taber Gable Quartet
June 27 - Ken Brown Quintet 

2023 Variety Thursdays performers:

May 18 - WIMZ Garage Band
June 15 - Club Rewind
July 20 - 7 Bridges: The Ultimate EAGLES Experience
Aug. 17 - Candela
Sept. 21 - Square Dancing on the Square 

Attendees should bring their own chairs for first-come, first-served seating. No food or beer will be sold on Market Square. Food is available from restaurants for take-out, but alcohol can only be consumed inside establishments or on their patios. Parking at City-owned garages is free after 6 p.m.

Comcast invites guests to stop by its dedicated area on Thursdays to meet special guests and participate in activities, social media opportunities and giveaways. 

“We are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for the Concerts on the Square series again this year,” said Jason Gumbs, Region SVP for Comcast. “Our Knoxville employees are proud to live and work here, and are committed to bringing our advanced services like Xfinity Mobile and our 10G network to the community. We look forward to joining the City of Knoxville to host this series.”

For a full calendar and details about the performers, visit Stay informed of weather-related cancellations at