Soundscapes at the KMA: June 2024

Soundscapes at the KMA: June 2024

Join us for an unforgettable evening of “Stories and Songs” featuring two remarkable talents: Hallerin Hilton Hill and Brian Clay. Both singers, songwriters, and producers, these dynamic individuals have also made their mark as influential radio personalities. Hallerin Hill, a Tennessee TV host and radio legend, and Brian Clay, a veteran radio air personality and syndicated radio show host, will sit at the piano to share the music that has shaped their lives. Enjoy their captivating stories and soulful songs LIVE in the intimate setting of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the magic of their musical journeys. It’s “Stories and Songs” featuring Hallerin Hill and Brian Clay at the June edition of Soundscapes at the KMA.


A RENAISSANCE COMMUNICATOR… WHO MOVES PEOPLE WITH IDEAS…Over the radio and on TV; through music and words; even live, face to face, in front of thousands each year. His philosophy is to “grow and help others grow,” his mission is to inspire, inform and entertain and was just recognized by as one of America’s 100 History Makers In The Making, alongside First Lady Michele Obama and baseball all-star Jason Heyward.

He’s been a top-rated drive-time radio talk show host for more than 27 years, voted Best Talk Show Host by his loyal listeners and was recently named one of America’s top talk show hosts by Talker’s Magazine. For over a decade he’s produced and hosted the TV talk show Anything Is Possible on East Tennessee’s top-rated station. His guests have included Gov. Bill Haslam, Pat Summit, Chris Whittle and numerous others. Hallerin has worked with the DIY Network and has appeared in national TV commercials and served as narrator/host for several documentaries, including one on the life and work of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker.

As songwriter/singer/producer, he’s worked with many renowned artists, including Aretha Franklin and the late Whitney Houston. He co-wrote “Who Would Imagine a King,” recorded by Houston for the movie The Preacher’s Wife. His song “Seasons Change” was recorded by Bishop Paul S. Morton and Aretha Franklin. In addition, he’s written for Take 6, Virtue, Darwin Hobbs, and Fred Hammond, and wrote and performed on T.D. Jakes’ Grammy-nominated CD, He-Motions.

He is the author of the best-selling self-help book, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, which is also the cornerstone for his wisdom coaching enterprise. He has spent the last 20 years working with some of America’s top organizations as a speaker and trainer, including Pilot/Flying J, HCA, Mastercraft Boats, JL Audio, Scripps Networks and many others. He speaks to thousands of people each year to help inspire, motivate, and encourage excellence. Most recently, he has been serving as a guest lecturer in the University of Tennessee’s Professional MBA program. Most recently, he has been serving as a guest lecturer in the University of Tennessee’s Professional MBA program Hallerin is CEO and founder of Wisdom House, a multimedia company focused on inspiring people around the world to grow in wisdom. Hallerin is a graduate of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama where he studied Communications. He is married to Nedra (pronounced NEE-DRA), and they have two children, Hallerin II (A University of TN Grad) and Halle Nicole (a rising HS Sr.).


  • 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.

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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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