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Date/Time
Date(s) - August 4, 2024
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Address
Tennessee Riverboat Company
300 Neyland Dr
Knoxville, TN
37902
United States


2024 SUNDAY BLUES CRUISES
KNOXVILLE RIVERBOAT COMPANY

www.tnriverboat.com

(865) 525-7827

The Smoky Mountain Blues Society will once again present live music with its continuation of our monthly River Cruises of 2023. This month’s performance will feature the BYWATER CALL on the Tennessee Riverboat on Sunday, August 4th at 4 pm – 7 pm.

Tickets are available through the Tennessee Riverboat Company’s website, (tnriverboat.com) and by calling (865) 525-7827.  Tickets are just $20 for members in advance and $25 for non-members. SMBS Members should call to claim their discount (865) 525-7827. Members will be receiving discount code by email.

Boarding begins at 3:15 pm.

 

Bywater Call Band BIO

Meghan Parnell and Dave Barnes are the driving force behind Bywater Call, a powerhouse 7-piece Southern Soul, Roots Rock band out of Toronto, Canada

Since Bywater Call was formed in 2017, they have been Maple Blues and Independent Blues Award nominated and have made waves in the Canadian Festival Circuit. The band has also had the opportunity to extensively tour Europe, including most recently in May and June of 2022, featuring a mainstage appearance at the Netherlands’ premiere blues festival MOULIN BLUES. Performances there have been praised in Dutch and German media, with references to Meghan as one of the best singers in blues and roots today.  They will be returning to Europe in  Fall 2023.

The band will also see its debut south of the border in the USA fall 2022.

In November 2021, Meghan was a featured performer at the Women’s Blues Review at Toronto’s historic Roy Thompson Hall.

Bywater’s much anticipated sophomore album was released September 2, 2022.

For those who have been following the band, an evolution in sound and concept can be heard with this new chapter. And yet, the core values of raw emotion, strong musicianship and the aim to create an exciting, powerful, and moving experience for listeners remains ever present.

Bywater Call saw the release of their debut album in November, 2019 in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia.

Born out of a love for southern soul, blues and roots music and a passion to create a powerful and moving experience for listeners, Bywater Call is completed by Bruce McCarthy on drums, Mike Meusel on Bass, John Kervin on Keys, Stephen Dyte on Trumpet and Julian Nalli on Tenor Sax.

BYWATER CALL BAND MEMBERS:

Dave Barnes on guitar
Meghan Parnell on vocals
Bruce McCarthy on drums
Mike Meusel on Bass
John Kervin on Keys
Stephen Dyte on Trumpet
Julian Nalli on Tenor Sax

Check out one of BYWATER CALL Band Videos here:

Each voyage will also have full bar and limited food menu available onboard to buy.


This year the Tennessee Riverboat Company has some changes in ticket pricing. Every cruise ticket (no matter what type) has a “port fee” of $1.50. In addition, if you buy your ticket online, there is an online fee of $1.75. The fee of $1.75 is not charged for buying tickets over the phone with a credit card or in person (credit card or cash).  As usual, sales tax is applied.

We want you to be informed of these incidental changes

We are looking forward to seeing you on the water enjoying our Blues Cruises.

For press inquiries, please contact Alisa B. Cherry, alisabcherry@gmail.com


2024 Blues Cruise Schedule

April 7th with Corey Dennison Band

April 28th with Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers

June 9th with Memphis Lightning & Steve Arvey

July 7th with SlideWinder Blues Band

August 4th with Bywater Call

September 8th with Ray Beltran & BlueMax

October 6th with The Nick Moss Band