The next SMBS Board Meeting will take place
Monday, July 11, 6:30 pm at the home of Polly Doka,
4804 Tomache Drive, Knoxville TN.
SMBS members and the public are welcome to attend.
Send agenda items, other suggestions, questions, or volunteer to serve on the board to Steve (sfkrempasky@gmail.com).



The Smoky Mountain Blues Society is proud to once-again present, THE STELLA VEES on Sunday June 26, during their 4pm BLUES CRUISE aboard The Star of Knoxville at the Tennessee Riverboat Company.

The Stella-Vees Blues Band plays Chicago and West Coast style blues reflecting influences of legendary blues musicians like T-Bone Walker, Hollywood Fats, Magic Sam and Little Walter.  If you like straight ahead, no effects pedal Blues, you have come to the right place.

Winners of two of Kentuckiana's Blues Society’s “Best Unsigned Blues Band Competition” in Louisville, KY, The Stella-Vees have played major blues festivals since 2007 and continue to be a mainstay on the blues circuit.

All 3 hour Blues Cruises begin boarding at 3pm, for a 4pm departure.

Our Music Committee has put together a stellar line-up that will continue all summer long! Please put circle these dates bon your calendar now! You will not want to miss any of these unique acts.

7/17- Ori Naftaly with Southern Ave.
8/21- A Few Miles On
9/18 - Groove Junction
10/16 – The Blues Sessions featuring Jon Mason and Warren Pineda

Available through the Tennessee Riverboat Company’s website
and by calling (865) 525-7827, (which is very easy and efficient).
Tickets are just $16 in advance and $20 at the door.
(Use your current SMBS Membership and receive a $3.00 discount on every ticket in your order).
Each voyage will also have a limited food menu and full bar available.

Major Corporate Sponsors


To see a complete list of Blues events in the Knoxville area,

visit our new Calendar page.

To submit an event to the calendar,
please send an email to robhigg@gmail.com
Include Band Name, Date, Time, Venue, 21+ or Family Friendly
At least one member of your band must be a member of SMBS for inclusion.

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