TasteBreakers: Chris Brydge Quartet

the music scene's happy hour

April 23, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In April, we welcome Chris Brydge Quartet.

Vocal Jazz Summit

Jazz Festival

April 29, 2021

All Virtual Recordings

Virtual

The Vocal Jazz Summit brings together jazz enthusiasts, artists, and the greater jazz community in celebration of the art form. The weekend will engage festival-goers with live performance, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and networking opportunities.

EmiSunshine

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter

May 27, 2021

Thursday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, Blues, and Jazz. Critics have compared her to a young Janis Joplin, Iris Dement, and Dolly Parton.

TasteBreakers: Jon Bibbs

the music scene's happy hour

June 04, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In June, we welcome Jon Bibbs.

Tastebreakers Fest

Local and regional acts

June 18, 2021 to June 19, 2021

All day Saturday!

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

TasteBreakers music festival is a daylong festival featuring exceptionally talented local and regional music acts from The Z’s annual TasteBreakers concert series.

TasteBreakers: Paper Aliens

the music scene's happy hour

August 31, 2021

Virtual Streaming

Virtual

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In March we welcome Paper Aliens.