Open Mic Night with Kevin Howard!!

23 Jul 2014 - 9:00 PM

Come see what Whitesburg has to offer! We have the best Open Mic night in the area! Come out and share with us..or just sit back and enjoy a heck of a time!!


Special Friday Night Edition of Karaoke w/ Tim Short!

25 Jul 2014 - 7:00 PM

Tony Short, doing a special Friday night edition of his popular Karaoke series for those who can’t come out and be with us on Tuesday nights. Hope to see you there!


Drag Show

26 Jul 2014 - 00:00 AM

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Summit City welcomes back to the stage the ever-popular “Luci Deville & Friends” for a night a drag performances. You won’t want to miss this!

Doors @ 8pm; Drink Specials All-Night!







An Evening with Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes performs on August-4th

July 20th, 2014

Rich_RobinsonThe Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes show will take place at The Appalshop Theater in correlation with An Evening with Concert Series at Summit City at 91 Madison Avenue in Whitesburg one block from Summit City.

Tickets can be purchased as always at Summit City by calling 606-633-2715 or 606-434-8648 Monday-Saturday from 11am-11pm est.

Day of Show tickets can be purchased by calling 606-434-8648 on August-4th.

Help Summit City/Appalshop Theater and Whitesburg welcome in one of music’s greatest Artist in Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes on August-4th

Doors are at 6:30 pm est.

 

 

 

Tickets go on sale now by calling 606-434-8648 0r 606-633-2715 at Summit City from the hours of 5pm-12am est Tuesday through Sat

.Special guests include “Prophet Omega,Hollis Brown,and Ordinary Fools”

Doors are at 6:30 pm est

Music starts at 6:45 pm est

 

 

 

On the eve of the release of his third solo album, Rich Robinson, best known as the guitarist, songwriter, and founder of The Black Crowes, stands ready to complete the solo artist evolution that he began ten years earlier. The Ceaseless Sight, due out in June 2014, is an album that represents the full maturation of Rich as a songwriter, a vocalist, and a solo artist.

 

Robinson was born in 1969 and formed the The Black Crowes with his older brother Chris in Atlanta in the 1980’s. At the age of 17, Robinson began writing the music for the songs that would land on the band’s 1990 debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, which sold 7 million copies. Over the next 10 years, Rich’s songwriting evolved into the musical engine that powered the band to sales of more than 25 million albums. Before taking a hiatus in 2001, the Crowes catalog included classics like The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, Amorica, By Your Side, and Live at the Greek: Excess All Areas, a double album that captured the teaming of Jimmy Page and The Black Crowes for performances of Led Zeppelin, Crowes and blues and rock standards.

 

The Crowes went on hiatus in 2001 and in 2004 Rich began his solo journey with the release of his first album, Paper. The record was largely an extension of Rich’s musicianship as a Black Crowe showcasing his stellar and under-rated guitar playing and, for the first time, Rich took on the role of lyricist and lead vocalist. Paste Magazine: “Rich Robinson brings back not only roots-rock accessibility, but the complexity and originality that transformed the Black Crowes into a band that mattered. Paper is filled with beautiful melodies and harmonies, creative guitar work, fitting instrumentation and, most of all, excellent songwriting.”

The Whigs return to Summit City on August-9th!

July 6th, 2014

For their fifth album, the Athens-bred/Nashville-based power trio the Whigs wanted to find the exact midpoint between raw and rehearsed. After more than a decade together—during which they’ve released four critically lauded studio albums and toured constantly as either headliners or openers for the likes of the Drive-By Truckers, Kings of Leon, and MGMT—the three members all agreed that they wanted to flex their muscles a bit: write some good songs, get them down as tight as possible, hit <RECORD>

TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS TUESDAY JULY-8TH AT SUMMIT CITY CALL 606-633-2715.

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Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes tickets on sale now! 606-633-2715

June 2nd, 2014

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Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes makes his Summit City Debut on August-4th at 8:00 pm est. Tickets on sale now by Calling Summit City by calling 606-633-2715 after 4pm on Monday-Saturday.

On the eve of the release of his third solo album, Rich Robinson, best known as the guitarist, songwriter, and founder of The Black Crowes, stands ready to complete the solo artist evolution that he began ten years earlier. The Ceaseless Sight, an album that represents the full maturation of Rich as a songwriter, a vocalist, and a solo artist.

Robinson already has two solo studio albums to his credit, the first, Paper, came in 2004 while his follow-up, Through a Crooked Sun, arrived in 2011. “I’ve always approached writing songs for an album as part of a larger work,” says Robinson. “The Ceaseless Sight as a whole is one piece and how it fits into my whole body of work is the other. My new record follows the path of my musical journey I’ve been on for 25 years. I feel a strong connection to where I’ve been musically, but more importantly where I’m going.”

Robinson was born in 1969 and formed the The Black Crowes with his older brother Chris in Atlanta in the 1980’s. At the age of 17, Robinson began writing the music for the songs that would land on the band’s 1990 debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, which sold 7 million copies. Over the next 10 years, Rich’s songwriting evolved into the musical engine that powered the band to sales of more than 25 million albums. Before taking a hiatus in 2001, the Crowes catalog included classics like The Southern Harmony and Musical CompanionAmorica,By Your Side, and Live at the Greek: Excess All Areas, a double album that captured the teaming of Jimmy Page and The Black Crowes for performances of Led Zeppelin, Crowes and blues and rock standards.

 

The Crowes went on hiatus in 2001 and in 2004 Rich began his solo journey with the release of his first album, Paper. The record was largely an extension of Rich’s musicianship as a Black Crowe, showcasing his stellar and under-rated guitar playing and, for the first time, Rich took on the role of lyricist and lead vocalist. Paste Magazine: “Rich Robinson brings back not only roots-rock accessibility, but the complexity and originality that transformed the Black Crowes into a band that mattered. Paper is filled with beautiful melodies and harmonies, creative guitar work, fitting instrumentation and, most of all, excellent songwriting.”

 

 

It would be seven years before his second solo album, Through A Crooked Sun, and an accompanying EP, Llama Blues, were released as the Crowes reunited in 2005 and were actively recording and touring until their second hiatus in 2010. Crooked Sun, a far more personal album than his first, was a collection of 12 songs that expressed the increasing spiritual and political awareness that Rich’s life had taken. Recorded in Woodstock in 2011, the album featured Joe Magistro, Steve Molitz and guest performances by Warren Haynes, Larry Campbell, Karl Berger, John Lindberg, and John Medeski. PopMatters: “A solo artist worth taking seriously…It’s why this is such a significant solo album—even at their most melodic, the Crowes are simply too brash and energetic to ever be this delicate. By stepping out of the Crowes’ comfort zone, Robinson proves that he’s more than a gifted instrumentalist. Robinson has developed a writing style that is indeed reminiscent of the Crowes but also encompasses levels of emotional intricacy that the Crowes, for all their power, are sometimes incapable of reaching.”

 

A worldwide Black Crowes tour kept Robinson busy in 2013, but he found the time to return to Woodstock to record The Ceaseless Sight. The album finds Robinson stepping solidly into his own as a solo artist as he adds confident vocalist and lyricist to his accomplished musical resume. The Ceaseless Sight will be released early on June 3, 3014 and the Rich Robinson Band will tour through the year in support of its release.

The Rich Robinson Band is:
Dan Wistrom – Guitars
Ted Pecchio – Bass
Joe Magistro – Drums
Matt Slocum – Keys
Rich Robinson – Guitars, Vocals

Hello friends, neighbors…, Summit Citizens

December 18th, 2012
I hope this message finds you well during this holiday season.

We are making some exciting changes here at Summit City and we just wanted to feel everyone in on the changes as we move toward this transition. A brief overview…

As many of you know, our new kitchen is almost complete and we are excited about the increased food options this will allow us to prepare. Along with the new kitchen we will be adding a full time cook. This will allow us more options on the type of food we can prepare and also allow food to be served more quickly and efficiently.
An Anna Bogle enhanced menu! Anna has been working on updating the menu and it should be out by the first of the year. Included in this upgrade will be a Saturday brunch menu with exciting food and drink options. Mmmm…. bloody mary…!
In addition to enhancing the menu at Summit City Anna will also be taking over the leadership role as manager of operations. Our wonderful friend Heather Bates is taking on a new role at another company in downtown (yay!) and we are excited for her to move on to greener pastures. We are also so excited about the prospects of Anna’s leadership and the vision she will have for Summit City.
We will begin table service in the New Year. Along with the full time cook we will also have a full time server at all times. Table service will apply to all seating areas (inside and on the deck). Less time chasing food and drinks, more time relaxing!
Tap beer! Now doesn’t that just sound (taste) great! That’s right, it’s in, and we have eight options of fresh beer. One for each day of the week (just trust me on that). Come early and often to see the rotating options!
As of today (December 11, 2012), we will begin opening at 4pm, Tuesday through Friday and 11am on Saturdays (for Brunch). The reason for this is two-fold. One, we want to concentrate our efforts on our evening and brunch dining experience and to perfect these to the nth degree. Summit City has always been and will always be a place for gathering together and celebrating our community. We will still have great times. We will still have great food, amazing drinks and outstanding music and art. We want everything to be perfect and we feel by becoming more specialized we can better achieve this. The second reason is that we are welcoming a new business into downtown Whitesburg! A bakery, Here Comes the Bun, is set to open in the coming weeks and we are very, very excited to have them as partners here in Whitesburg. Here Comes the Bun has created a beautiful space and is set to serve both breakfast and lunch. So along with allowing us to become more specialized, our move will also help ensure the vitality of another business in our downtown. We feel it’s a win-win!
So yes, new and exciting things! We are very excited about the future of not only Summit City, but Whitesburg. We feel that town is moving in a very positive direction and we’re very excited to be a part of it. We hope you are also!

Onward and Upward!

Team Summit City