TasteBreakers: Janice Chandler

the music scene's happy hour

November 13, 2020

Friday at 7pm and 9pm

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 November we welcome Janice Chandler of Runnin' Shine!

TasteBreakers: Eric Staab

the music scene's happy hour

January 15, 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 January we welcome Proteus Festival Music Showcase Winner, Eric Staab.

TasteBreakers: Paper Aliens

the music scene's happy hour

March 05, 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 March we welcome Paper Aliens.

Vocal Jazz Summit

Jazz Festival

March 27, 2021

All day Saturday!

Main Stage Theater, 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.

TasteBreakers: BJ Griffin

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 BJ Griffin.

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.