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Capitol Theatre of Greeneville Lineup

What's going on at The Capitol Theatre of Greeneville!

Main Street Mardi Gras Saturday, February 27th


Main Street: Greeneville announces its’ 2016 Snow Ball themed ‘Main Street Mardi Gras Ball’ and identifies their headliner Host and DJ, Sterl the Pearl. For those loyal UT fans, Sterl the Pearl aka Sterling Henton needs no introduction. As a University of Tennessee quarterback, Sterling led UT to four bowl victories (Liberty, Peach, Cotton and Sugar) Sterl the Pearl has been heard all over the US, in Canada, Mexico, Bahamas and Indonesia. Now, he is a motivational speaker and the official DJ for the Vols. Anyone who has heard him at Neyland Stadium knows he can spin some tunes and liven up an event!

“We are so thrilled to have Sterling as our Host and DJ to lead us in our Mardi Gras celebration and Fun,” said Chris Thorpe, President of Main Street: Greeneville. “He will also crown our Mardi Gras King and Queen. “So everyone is invited to come to eat, drink and listen to a variety of music, PARTY and DANCE! Gather your family, friends and neighbors to attend and vote for you as King or Queen!” says Jann Mirkov, Executive Director of the Main Street program.

Details to see Sterl the Pearl and join in the fun:

Saturday, February 27th, 7-11 pm
Link Hills Country Club, Greeneville, TN
Hors d’oeuvres, jambalaya bar, desserts and beverages will be provided.
Tickets: $55.00/person are available at:
• Main Street: Greeneville office at 310 South Main St Call 423-639-7102 for more info!
• Richland Creek Gifts, 129 A North Main St
• General Morgan Inn, 111 North Main St

Katherine Trummer, Event Chairman adds, “While masks and costumes are optional for your party attire, a good time is a MUST-New Orleans style!”

Jann Mirkov points out that this event is a major fund raiser for the Main Street: Greeneville program. The focus of the Main Street program is the preservation and revitalization of downtown Greeneville.
“We help polish the jewel that everybody in the community creates,” said Mirkov. “We really encourage involvement from the public and private sectors to help maintain and sustain the downtown area that celebrates our heritage for the present and future.”

Proceeds from “Mardi Gras” will go to Main Street: Greeneville and will promote the organization’s various activities, including economic development programs and funding tours of the downtown area.

For more information about “Main Street Mardi Gras” or about Main Street: Greeneville, visit — call the organization at 423-639-7102 or email:

Sterl the Pearl DJ's event

45th Annual Holiday Bazaar November 7-8

Scarecrows of Main 2015

The Sixth Annual Scarecrows of Main contest brought out all sorts of entries including, a BBQ/Bluegrass Pig, Minions, a bride, a mountain man and a ball player to name a few. Browse through our gallery and get your entry idea ready for 2016.

Asbury Kids help to put up the entry.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 23, 2015

Lyrics on the Lawn happens each Thursday evening during the month of July in the heart of historic downtown Greeneville, TN. A project of Main Street: Greeneville the Summer outdoor concert series is in its second year. Showcasing regional musical talent is the goal of the organization. Anyone interested in being a part of this series is asked to contact Main Street: Greeneville at 423-639-7102 or Band selections take place in January each year.

The fourth concert this year was moved to the rain venue The Capitol Theatre. Mother Nature had other ideas for this week's concert. The crowd found the new location and was treated to a great evening with Gospel singers The Scott Family followed by the evening's headliner, Bakersfield for some down home Honky Tonk.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 16, 2015

Lyrics on the Lawn Summer Outdoor Concert Series takes place each Thursday evening in July on the lawn of the Dickson-Williams Mansion in the heart of historic downtown Greeneville, TN. The opening act this week was Thursday Night Boys from Elizabethton followed by the headliner for the evening The Wilhelm Brothers from Asheville, NC. The event brings out people of all ages and is family friendly. Check out the photos of the children chasing bubbles. Who knew they would have so much fun.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 9, 2015

Main Street: Greeneville presents free outdoor concerts each Thursday evening during July on the lawn of The Dickson-Williams Mansion in the heart of historic downtown Greeneville. This week the bands included Austin Baze and Stemwinder.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 2, 2015

Main Street: Greeneville presents Lyrics on the Lawn Outdoor Concerts at the Dickson-Williams Mansion in the heart of historic downtown each Thursday evening in July beginning at 7:00 pm. No small undertaking this week with the threat of bad weather as organizers watched the weather pattern hour by hour. Everyone had faith that the first concert of the season would in fact take place on the lawn and take place it did. A damp lawn in no way dampened the spirits of the crowd. Now in it's second season the free concerts are family friendly. This week The Les Ford Band opened the evening followed by Daisi Rain.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 24, 2014 Dances til Dark

The Fourth Lyrics on the Lawn Concert opened with three young talented musicians from Church Hill, TN known as Just Bcuz Music. They got the crowd going. Joining the crowd that evening were several work camp groups from across the United States. They and others danced until dark to the sounds of the night's headliner Sandy Ray and the Cold Shoulders. The crowd of about 450 enjoyed the evening's festivities.

Lyrics on the Lawn Second Concert Packs Them In

Step Cousins opened the concert on July 10th and had the crowd jumping. Samantha Gray and the Soul Providers brought down the house or should we say the lawn. See for yourself the evening of fun.

Lyrics on the Lawn July 3, 2014

First Concert of the 2014 Summer Season Lyrics on the Lawn featured Yesterdaze Child and The Madisons

The Madisons Lyrics on July 3, 2014
Yesterdaze Child Lyrics July 3, 2014

Lyrics on the Lawn

Franky B and the New Cronic Dream
Step Cousins
Just Bcuz Music
Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band
Samantha Gray and the Soul Providers
Jaystorm Project
The Madisons
Yesterdaze Child
Sandy Ray and the Cold Shoulders

Halloween Happenings 2013

Halloween Happenings Brings Thousands to Downtown

Scarecrows of Main

Main Street Greeneville announces the fourth annual “Scarecrows of Main” competition to be held in downtown Greeneville. Entries are not limited to only those within the display area. Entries must however come from within Greene County or be a current 2013-14 member of Main Street Greeneville. This contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, clubs and businesses. Each person, family or group may only enter one time. There are 4 different categories: Residential, group/organization, business or youth.

The display area will include the twelve block downtown area known as the Main Street District along with Main Street from the 11E Bypass to Crescent School. Entries from outside the display area will be assigned a location within the area where they may place their scarecrow.

Let your imagination run wild as you create that scarecrow you have always wanted to make. Could it be that we will see a straw ballerina, lawyer, shopkeeper, etc. hanging out in downtown for the next couple of weeks? Scarecrows should be family friendly – whimsical, humorous, mischievous not frightening.

No Entry Fee – Pre-registration Required

Pre-registration IS required at the Main Street office, 310 S Main St, beginning Monday, September 23 through Tuesday October 1. Display locations will be assigned and confirmed at time of registration. Those who do not reside nor have a business in the display area are encouraged to also enter the contest as limited additional display space is available on a first come first served basis. Only those registered will be eligible for judging. Contest rules, District boundaries and entry forms are available now at the Main Street: Greeneville office 310 S Main Street or on the website home page under Announcements — Fourth Annual Scarecrows of Main Contest.


All entries must be in place by 7:00 am on Tuesday, October 8th. All entries will be on display to the public from Tuesday, October 8th through Monday, November 4th. Further information regarding scarecrow locations will be announced via the media prior to judging.


The public is asked to vote for their favorite. Voting will take place Tuesday, October 8 through Sunday, October 20 via email address: Winners will be notified prior to Halloween Happenings, Thursday October 31 and prizes/certificates will be awarded. Winning entries will be so marked and identified.

Downtown Greeneville, Tennessee

A collection of photos from around downtown Greeneville.

Happy Days on Main, Greeneville, TN, 2010

Bob and Chris Thorp at Happy Days on Main Street, Greeneville, TN