LOUIE BLUIE MOVIE TENT

Step inside the Movie Tent to learn more about Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong and the impact he had on LaFollette, East Tennessee and the musical world. The following films and video presentations will be shown in a loop during the festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sweet Old Song (2002) — Leah Mahan's documentary showcases the art and music produced by Howard and Barbara Ward Armstrong in their 20-year partnership, including footage of Howard's homecoming to LaFollette and Knoxville in October 13-15, 2000. Look for many familiar faces, including WDVX's Alex Leach and festival co-founder Bill Claiborne.

Tennessee Jamboree is an historic multi-media documentary of Campbell County's long running radio barn dance music broadcast on local station, WLAF. The multi-media film, developed by the Campbell Culture Coalition and funded in part by Humanities Tennessee, is written and produced by Bradley Hanson, PhD. 

Howard Armstrong Receives the Governor's Award:  The prestigious award was presented in 2003 by Haskell "Hack" Ayers, a fellow Campbell Countian and former Tennessee Arts Commission Board Director.

The Genius of Howard Armstrong is a short biography of the legendary Tennessean. The short film is a 2003 Tennessee Arts Commission production.