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.

Hidden History: The Banjo

Presented by VBGigs

June 19, 2021

Saturday at 2:30pm

"Hidden History: The Banjo" will premiere on Juneteenth as a salute to freedom through expression and creativity. The 60-minute performance includes an array of music, dance, and spoken word poetry from talented local artist.

EmiSunshine

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter

June 30, 2021

Virtual on Demand

Virtual

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: 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.

TasteBreakers: Jon Bibbs

the music scene's happy hour

August 31, 2021

Virtual on Demand

Virtual

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: Chris Brydge Quartet

the music scene's happy hour

August 31, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Virtual

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.