July 27 Lyrics on the Lawn Moving to Capitol Theatre

July 27, 2017

Underpass and Wise Old River to Play Lyrics on the Lawn Fourth and Final Concert Thursday July 27th

Lyrics on the Lawn 2017 Summer Concert Series concludes Thursday, July 27 at 7:00 pm. The FREE concert will be held tonight at the Capitol Theatre in the heart of downtown Greeneville, Tennessee. The opening act will begin at 7 with intermission scheduled for 7:45 and the headliner takes the stage at 8.


Hailing from Main Street Greeneville, Tn. is Underpass. Formed in 1999, Underpass is an all original, high-energy rock band. Underpass has written and performed over fifty original songs to numerous fans over many cities. The Lyrics on the Lawn opportunity has reunited the band after a ten year hiatus. The very excited members are Sammy Warren, Coleman Gourley, Brian Stewart and John David Parkins all from Greeneville, Tn.

Wise Old River

Wise Old River blends a variety of influences and instruments that combine tradition with originality. The group features vocalist/guitarist Jamen Denton (formerly of Virginia Ground and was recognized as best male vocalist by the GoTriCities.com Music
Awards in 2005). Jeanne Denton provides well-crafted harmony vocals and occasional percussion. Jim Denton adds acoustic lap steel, 12 string slide guitar, and bouzouki. Bassist Stephen Marshall joined the band in fall 2010 and plays with an Americana focus bridging musical styles with his honest sound and harmonic vibe. Their sound has been described as “Eclectic-Americana.”

The group has performed on local and national television programs such as the PBS syndicated show “ Song of the Mountains ,” which is taped at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA. The show airs on over 90 PBS stations across the United States. Other venues and events include the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Bristol’s Paramount Theatre, Virginia Highlands Festival in Abingdon, VA, Hungry Mother Park Arts and Music Festival in Marion, VA, the Little Chicago Blues Festival , the Homegrown Showcase at the Down Home in Johnson City, TN, The Pickin’ Porch in Bristol, TN, the Tim White Bluegrass Radio Show , Studio One (WETS 89.5 FM) at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN, and many other local and regional events and venues.

Food Available

On site event food vendors for this concert include, Creamy Cup, The Capitol Theatre,and Main Street Greeneville. Other options nearby include Catalyst Coffee Company and Brumley's at the General Morgan Inn.

Event Partners

Sponsors for the series are Andrew Johnson Bank, Consumer Credit Union and Greeneville Federal Bank. Additional partners of Main Street: Greeneville helping to bring the concerts to life are the Dickson-Williams Historical Association, EMS, Fatz Café, Century 21 Legacy, Mark Williams, First Tennessee Foundation, General Morgan Inn, Greeneville Light & Power System, Heritage Community Bank, Road Show Mobile Stages, Sound Studio Live, Town of Greeneville, Towne Square Package Store, Public Works, Greeneville Fire Department, Greeneville Police Department and Unaka along with a host of volunteers. Visit www.mainstreetgreeneville.org for more information.