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EAST TENNESEE’S DARLING LAUREL WRIGHT ALL GROWN UP

Two weeks ago, Laurel Wright packed up her guitar and moved to Nashville in pursuit of her dreams. Wright grew up in Maryville with the support of her family and local community to inspire and drive her work. She has been writing and performing country music since age 3. Now, at 19 years old, Wright … Continue reading

“THE MOTH FLOCK” MICHAEL ARPINO: THE MAN BEHIND THE HEXACAT

Born and raised in East Tennessee, Michael Arpino, possibly better known under his artistic project’s name “The Moth Flock,” is truly a homegrown artist. “I take a lot of pride in my Appalachian heritage,” Arpino told ETEB this past week. “A significant portion of my family were mountain people from East Tennessee—you know, Scots-Irish. They … Continue reading