Sunday May 16, 2021

6:30pm – “Box Office” Open for Donations / Seating Begins*

7:30pm – Concert

Downtown Athens, Market Park Pavilion

Free Admission, Please Consider a Donation to AACA

Athens Area Council for the Arts brings the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra show “Fanfare: Featuring Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Brass & Percussion” to Athens’s Mark Park Pavilion on Sunday May 16 at 7:30pm, admission free.

The brass and percussion ensemble of the Symphony will perform a diverse repertoire including favorite songs by composers such as Copland and Holst and classical arrangements of surprising popular songs. The one-hour concert begins at 7:30pm and will not have an intermission. Seating (*guests must bring their own chairs, blankets, or other seating) begins at 6:30pm and physical distancing measures will be in place. Masks are required unless seated and hand sanitizer will be available in accordance with AACA’s Pandemic Protocols, which are available below.

Athens Area Council for the Arts is grateful for the partnership with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, which enables the organization to present “Fanfare: Featuring Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Brass & Percussion” admission free. Patrons who may be so inclined may make a tax-deductible donation in celebration of this event online, in person at The Arts Center, or over the phone in advance of the event or on site at the event beginning at 6:30pm on Sunday, May 16.


Athens Area Council for the Arts is committed to prioritizing the health and wellness of our community.  The following outdoor-event protocols will be in place to keep our staff, attendees, and volunteers safe and reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 spread in our community:

  • Masks are strongly recommended for all patrons over the age of 12 and we ask that they remain on throughout the event unless guests are seated with household or pod
  • Hand sanitizing products will be made available
  • Ground markers will be installed anywhere a line may form to encourage physical distancing 
  • Performers will be at least 12ft from the audience​

Please follow CDC/Health Department recommendations as you decide whether to participate in events. As the situation evolves, so will our approach to keeping you safe. We thank you for your patience and flexibility as we manage this and ask that you check our website for updates.

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