Smoke in the Valley 2016

The second annual S.I.T.V. Concert in Tazewell, TN - Friday & Saturday, September 2nd & 3rd, 2016

The Concert

Wes Frazier Entertainment in association with Chappell Entertainment has put together another great lineup for this year's event, Smoke in the Valley 2016. This year Smoke in the Valley 2016 will be a two-day event that kicks off on September 2nd and continues to September 3rd. It will take place in the same location as last year in Tazewell, TN on Friday and Saturday, September 2nd & 3rd, 2016. The line-up is as follows:

Friday:      Blackfoot, Black Oak Arkansas, Preacher Stone and Tennessee Iron
Saturday: Brian Howe (former lead singer of Bad Company), Confederate Railroad, Michael McMeel (formally of Three Dog Night), Zed Head & Cassidy Diana

Smoke In The Valley 2016 is a music event that will take place on a 70 acre farm near Tazewell, Tennessee. It will be a family-friendly event with plenty of drinks, food, and live entertainment. More event and ticket information to follow.

The Bands

Brian Howe (former lead singer of Bad Company) Howe released his first solo album, Tangled in Blue, in 1997 on Touchwood Records. It was re-released with one additional song under the name Touch in 2003 on MTM Music and Publishing. Click Here.

Blackfoot hails from Jacksonville, Florida and was formed in 1970. In 2012, original founding member of Blackfoot, Rickey Medlocke, announced a new line-up of band members personally chosen and produced by Medlocke himself. Their major hits include, Train, Train and Highway Song. For a complete listing. Click Here.

Confederate Railroad first rolled onto the national country music scene in the early 90s with its unique style and sound. From rowdy country to raw emotion, a Confederate Railroad concert today covers a wide range of feelings. Young people will be there rocking to "Trashy Women", while their parents and even grandparents will likely be singing along to "Jesus and Mama".

Black Oak Arkansas is an American Southern rock band named after the band's hometown of Black Oak, Arkansas. The band reached the height of its fame in the 1970s with ten charting albums released in that decade. Their style is punctuated by multiple guitar players and the on-stage antics of vocalist Jim "Dandy" Mangrum., Click Here.

Preacher Stone is a North Carolina based band featuring band members: Ronnie Riddle Vocals ~ Marty Hill Guitar, Slide ~ Ben Robinson Guitar ~ Jim Bolt Bass,Vocals ~ Johnny Webb Keys,Vocals ~ Josh Wyatt Drums, Percussion, Vocals. Modern/Classic Rock, Jam Band, Country. Click Here.

Michael McMeel formerly Three Dog Night, will be performing some of the greatest hits done by Three Dog Night. His performance will be a journey through your past that will bring you back down memory lane.

Zed Head has an approach like no other to their old school "whoop ass" music. Their southern blues mixed with rock, vibes with everyone and leaves them begging for more. Reviewers from around the globe agree that Zed Head's sound is where Johnny Winter meets Stevie Ray Vaughan, and ZZ Top runs into Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Cassidy Diana found her solace in music at a young age. Her friends and family quickly discovered that she was a musical prodigy, and in a few short years, she has mastered 5 instruments along with writing hundreds of songs.

Tennessee Iron is a hard rocking, original music, boogie band from Tazewell Tennessee. The stories within the music, written by songwriter Butch Harrell, describe a gutsy, gritty reality of life that everyone can relate to. A classic rock feel permeates the stage as the band performs, bringing a sense of quality that is rare in today’s music.


Camping will be available on nearby grounds for the convenience of the concert-goers. Primitive camping (basic tent and 1 vehicle) will be available for an additional $30.00. RVs and larger campers will also be accommodated for $55.00 per site.

Check in for camping is Thursday afternoon after 3:00pm, Sept 1. All campsites and vehicles must be off premises by Sunday, Sept 4, at 12:00 noon.

Campsites can be reserved by calling... 865 352 9020 (9am to 6pm). Visit our Camping page on this website.

Ground Rules

Parking Pass is $5.00 for one day or $8.00 for both. You can buy a parking in advance from this website. After parking, the gates to the concert will open at 2:00pm. Security will be placed at the gate. No coolers, backpacks, or pets will be allowed through the gate. No weapons, no colors. Bags will be searched.

Please bring your own blanket or lawn chairs for seating. There will be security to ensure the safety of you and your families, but will not interfere with any peaceful endeavors.. Smoke in the Valley 2016 will be a safe, fun event.

There will be concession stands offering food and drink from the time the gates open until the end of the concert. Draft beer concessions will be available selling top brand beer at affordable prices.

The bands will not necessarily appear in the order they are billed.

Enjoy the concert!!!