Discover Local Art & Music
The Tennessee Overhill includes several local destinations to enjoy the arts. We have a wide selection of art galleries and music venues that have different shows and events throughout the year. There’s always something new to enjoy in the Overhill region.
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Athens Art Center
The center houses a 200 seat black box theater, art gallery and art market, with regular musical concerts, plays, art exhibits, art classes and dances. There is always an art exhibit in the gallery and the art market offers regional artists’ works for sale.
Come on down to enjoy the family fun and alcohol-free atmosphere of country western music and dancing. Live bands play 2 stepping, country waltz, square dancing (in the round) and line dancing. Children are welcome.
Coker Creek Welcome Center
This center displays an array of local and regional arts and crafts; books, baskets, pottery and jewelry. Also, this is a non-profit organization that supports the local community Post Office while providing information for travelers. Occasionally, live music is presented.
Home to the “Annual Cousin Jake Memorial Bluegrass Festival,” that takes place in March. Jake Tullock, Etowah native, played bass with Flatt and Scruggs for 20 years, and the festival honors him as well as his music. The Gem has its own resident theater company – the Gem Players who offer live performances throughout the year. Built in 1927, this historic movie house has been renovated for contemporary use as a performance center.
Legends Guitar Shop
A musical instruments dealer and repair shop, with guitar lessons available on-site. Jam sessions are usually part of the daily atmosphere at Legends.
Ocoee Dam Deli
Offering a wholesome dining atmosphere with down home cooking. The Dam Deli presents the acoustic sounds of bluegrass and Americana music every Saturday night.
Tellico Arts Center
Representing over 70 talented local artists and craftspeople; fine art, fabric art, pottery, books, and musical recordings.
The Outpost Pavilion
Sit back and relax to the sound of local bands ranging from rock to bluegrass. Come enjoy the best food in the most laid-back atmosphere in the area – tell us about your day on the river, the roads, the trails or lakes. Good food, fun & music.