Soundscapes at the KMA: March 2024

Soundscapes at the KMA: March 2024


Welcome to Soundscapes at the KMA, a monthly concert series that combines the magic of art and live music at the Knoxville Museum of Art. We’ve curated an exciting lineup of musical acts spanning a range of genres that will take the stage one Friday evening a month from December to August. Enjoy the performance and a cocktail in beautiful Bailey Hall or explore the art on view as music weaves through the galleries. Soundscapes is an experience designed to elevate your senses and lift your spirit. Kick-off your weekend in an extraordinary atmosphere that allows you to see, hear, and feel art in a whole new way.


Kimberlye McKinney is a woman of strength, power and unlimited energy whose music is defined as edgy, classy and fun. The female saxophonist, songwriter, and producer; has a fresh sound, fresh face, and steps over ordinary into extraordinary. Kimberlye’s style is diverse, ranging from Jazz and Rock to Pop and R&B.

She’s a native Georgian, raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Her musical influence began at an early age by her father who noticed her artistic musical expressions at the tender age of two. At age eleven, Kimberlye began to focus her interest to alto and tenor saxophone and embarked on a path musicianship. Kimberlye’ grew up influenced by musical greats like John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Bob Marley, Al Green, Chick Corea and Cannonball Adderley. She loves to perform everything from Hip-Hop and Jazz to Pop R&B and Gospel and even Country and Classical.


  • Members: $20
  • Non-Members: $25
  • Member’s Pass: FREE
  • Kids under 12: FREE


  • Doors open at 6:30pm. Music begins at 7:30pm.
  • Food will be available for purchase from a local food vendor. Cash Bar.
  • Galleries remain open until 8pm.

Capacity is limited; purchase tickets early to secure your spot!

Ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Masks are welcome but not required.

Questions? Contact Soundscapes Coordinator Brian Clay at





This project is supported in part by federal award number 21.027 awarded to Knox County by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Arts & Culture Alliance, and by the federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

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