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TRUE BLUE BLUEGRASS BAND and HATFIELD'S HEATHENS AMERICANA BAND

Left to right: Steve Potts, John Miller, Jack Hatfield, Paul Freund

True Blue was founded by Jack Hatfield in the early 1980's, making them one of most experienced bluegrass bands in East Tennessee. They perform traditional bluegrass with occassional country and acoustic pop/rock selections sprinkled in for variety. True Blue has entertained at hundreds of weddings, clubs, conventions, parties, festivals and receptions. They perform regularly at Blackberry Farms, the top-rated Bread and Breakfast in the USA. They also perform at fine Knoxville restaurants and pubs such as Wild Wings Cafe and Boyd's Jig & Reel. While staff bluegrass band at Dollywood, Paul Brewster was featured as lead singer. Paul left True Blue to join Ricky Skaggs' band where he remains today. Other well-known musicians who have worked with True Blue include Richard Bennett, Michael Reno Harrell, Wayne Taylor, Doug Campbell and Roscoe Morgan.

True Blue is available to perform as a duo, trio, four-piece or five-piece band depending on the budget and the requirements of the event. Jack Hatfield also performs solo performances, either in concert or as a strolling banjo/fiddle/mandolin with comedy and sing-alongs. He did this for several years at Dixie Stampede dinner theater in Pigeon Forge. He also plays fiddle, mandoiln, guitar and dulcimer. Available for concerts, festivals, conventions, parties, receptions, weddings - any special occassion.

For bookings: 865-428-8744

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Country Roads

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Salt Creek

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Blue Ridge Cabin Home

True Blue at Wild Wings Cafe - Redwood Hill


Jack Hatfield has recently formed a new band, Hatfield's Heathens. This exciting new group plays Americana music. Members include Steve Potts on mandolin and vocals, Jeff Nelson on guitar and vocals, Jodi Harbin on bass and vocals, and Jack on banjo and harmony vocals. They draw from folk, early and contemporary country, gospel, Irish, cowboy, blues, pop, swing, old time and bluegrass. The Heathens appreciate good songwriting - they perform songs by the great singer-songwriters like Gordon Lightfoot, John Hartford, John Denver, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Townes Van Zant and Ian Tyson. From Stephen Foster to Judy Garland to Snow Patrol - If you dig good music you will dig something this band has to offer.



              Hatfield's Heathens Performing at Blue Plate Special, WDVX Radio show August 22, 2019

Hatfield's Heathens at Wild Wing Cafe - Wafaring Stranger, My Window Faces the South

 


TRUE BLUE BLUEGRASS BAND/HATFIELD'S HEATHENS/JACK HATFIELD SOLO 2019 PERFORMANCE CALENDAR

March 16 4:00-6:00 True Blue - Shamrock Festival St Patrick's Day Celebration Market Square Mall, Downtown Knoxville TN

April 9 6:30-9:00 True Blue - Wild Wing Cafe 1135 Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

April 15 5:00-7:00- Jack Hatfield solo appearance Hidden Mountain Resort Sevierville TN (private party)

April 19 10:00 PM-1:00 - True Blue - Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St Knoxville TN 37902

April 20 12:00-3:00 - True Blue The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 1 12:00-2:00 - True Blue Trio - New Harvest Park New Harvest Lane Knoxville TN Senior Day celebration

May 26 12:00-3:00 - True Blue - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 24 12:00-3:00 - True Blue - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 26 12:00-3:00 - True Blue - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

June 1 (Jack Hatfield judging bluegrass competition) Museum of Appalachia Old Time Fiddler's Convention, Norris TN

July 3 4:30-6:00 - True Blue - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have dinner reservations)

July 4 12:00-3:00 - True Blue - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

July 4 5:30-7:30 - True Blue Trio - Forest Brook Fourth of July celebration Forest Brook Subdivision Knoxville, TN

July 16 6:30-9:00 - True Blue - Wild Wing Cafe 1135 Cafe Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

July 27 6:00-8:00 - Jack with the Early Morning String Dusters Loudon, TN August 3 6:00-8:00 - Jack with the Early Morning String Dusters Hardin Valley TN

August 6 11:30-12:30 - Jack with East TN Bluegrass Ass. Jam Band - Blue Plate Special live on WDVX 89.9FM 301 S. Gay St Knoxville TN.

August 10 7:45-8:45 - Jack and Steve with Jeff Nelson, Irish Festival Immaculate Conception Church, 414 Vine St. Knoxville TN.

August 12 6:30-9:00 - Jack Hatfield and Friends (Americana and Bluegrass) with Jeff Nelson, Steve Potts, Jodi Harbin - Wild Wing Cafe Powell TN

August 17 10:00 PM - Hatfield's Heathens - 1:00 AM Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St. Knoxville TN 37902

August 20 5:30-8:00 - True Blue Two - The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (private party)

August 22 12:00-1:00 - Hatfield's Heathens Blue Plate Special live on WDVX radio 89.9FM/WDVX.com 301 S. Gay St Knoxville TN.

August 23 5:30-9:00 - True Blue with Roscoe Morgan - Bluegrass at the Quarry, East TN Bluegrass Association fundraiser - Ijams Park Knoxville, TN

September 1 8:00-10:00 - True Blue - Barley's Tap Room 200 E. Jackson Ave., Knoxville

September 7 7:00-10:00 - True Blue Private Party - Altr'd States - Louisville TN

September 9 2:00-3:00 - Jack Hatfield solo appearance - Arbor Terrace Assisted Living, Crosspark Dr. Knoxville TN

September 11 6:00-9:30 - Hatfield's Heathens (Jeff Nelson, Steve Potts, Jodi Harbin) - Behind the Barn, Barley's Live on 105.5 FM Maryville TN

September 14 - Full Moon Jam - bluegrass and old time musicians ans spectators welcome (pot luck) - 10027 W Emory Rd Knoxville, TN 37931

September 20 - True Blue Trio - Private Party Gettysvue Estates Knoxville, TN

September 21 - 4:30-6:00 - True Blue Trio - The Inn at Blackberry Farms, W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest)

September 22 - Jack at National Banjo Championship - Winfield Kansas

September 27 - October 2 (Jack solo workshop appearance) John C. Campbell Folk School Moorseville, NC

September 28 - 1:00 - 2:00 - Jack appearing with Ron Collins and the Circle of Friends, Louie Bluie Festival, Cove Lake State Park, Caryville, TN

September 28 4:00-6:00 - True Blue Trio - Carter High School Alumni Association - River Vista Event Pavillion, Thorn Grove community (private party)

October 1   6:30-8:30 - True Blue - Celebration of  Wade Hill's Life and Music - Wild Wing Cafe 1135 Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

October 4 - (Jack solo appearance) Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddler's Convention - Athens, AL

October 15 6:30-8:30 - The Heathens - Wild Wing Cafe 1135 Cafe Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

October 19 - to be rescheduled - East Tennessee Bluegrass Association Banjo Workshop directed and hosted by Jack Hatfield

October 24th 3:00 - Jack Hatfield solo appearance - Arbor Terrace Assisted Living, Crosspark Dr. Knoxville TN

October 29 - 9:00-11:00 - Heathens at Barley's Tap Room 200 E. Jackson Ave., Knoxville

October 30 - 7:00-8:00 - Jack Hatfield solo - Homespun Tours - Calhoun's banquet hall - Gatlinburg TN (private party)

November 7-9  Jack Hatfield solo workshop appearance - North Carolina Banjo Clinic, Black Mountain, NC)

November 11 - Hatfield's Heathens - wedding rehearsal dinner Knoxville TN (private party)

November 15, 16, 17 - Jack and Jeff  Nelson performing in play - Sanders Family Christmas, Smoke on the Mountain - Morristown TN

November 22, 23, 24 - Jack and Jeff  Nelson performing in play - Sanders Family Christmas, Smoke on the Mountain - Morristown TN

November 29 - 10:00 PM-1:00 AM True Blue at Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St. Knoxville TN 37902