Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa is celebrating 50 years of “I Will Always Love You.” Guests at the resort enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment throughout the celebration.
Enjoy live entertainment on select nights in the Atrium of Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa. Celebrate songwriting and the I Will Always Love You Celebration with these East Tennessee singer/songwriters.
Time: 7 – 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Robinella started her musical career as Robinella & the CC Stringband, blending bluegrass, country and jazz. The group was signed by Columbia Records, which led to a national tour including opening for such artists as Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and a performance on the Grand Ole Opry. After a split from her husband/musical partner, Robinella returned to her home in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and got back in touch with what she truly wanted – love, family, friendship, music, art and truth.
Mike was born and raised in West Virginia but now calls Knoxville, Tennessee, home. Taking influences from people like Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, Amos Lee and other Singer/Songwriters, Mike has a wide mix of soul, funk, blues, Americana and folk displayed in his own music.
After teaching for almost 10 years, the 2020 pandemic closed down her school. Redd decided to devote her free time to her passion: music. She auditioned and made it on American Idol, Season 19 placing in the top 40. Since Redd's teaching and American Idol experience, she's poured herself into coaching fellow artists in Adam Ivy's Sell Music Academy and in her band with members Gavin Gregg, Katie Adams and Colleen d'Alelio.
Canadian singer, songwriter, musician and producer Melissa Hale is finally finding her way through the Scruffy City of Knoxville, Tennessee. After years of diving into all things music, her mind got the best of her, and in her late teens, music was put on the shelf. After much needed time of healing, finding her worth and discovering that nothing else struck as deep, she came full circle back into the world of music that she couldn’t run too far from.
John Young was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. At a young age he fell in love with music, first learning how to play gospel hymns on the piano. At age 10, John picked up a guitar and has not put it down since then. John has won various competitions like “Knoxville Idol” and has been nominated multiple years in a row by Dollywood for the “IAPPA top male performer” award. John gives all the Glory to God and feels so blessed to be able to make a living at music.
Known for his instrumental talents and songwriting, Will Carter leaves a lasting impression on those who are fans of bluegrass and country.
This award-winning vocalist, songwriter and musician has performed his unique sound nationwide as a solo artist and as The Black Lillies’ frontman and founder. His talents and appeal across musical genres from Americana to bluegrass are world-renown and are sure to delight audiences.
Addie Levy is a natural born, diverse entertainer straight from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. At the age of 10, she started her path of learning an instrument and was taught by local musicians the art of Appalachian old time, gospel and bluegrass music. She now plays guitar, mandolin, fiddle and upright bass.
In addition to the above performers, there are daily roaming live performers around Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa. Every day from 8 – 11 a.m. and 7 – 8 p.m., performers roam around the lobby and atrium playing bluegrass, country, jazz and more!
Location: Main Lobby
Time: 8 – 11 a.m. and 7 – 8 p.m.
During the I Will Always Love You Celebration, Camp DW offers daily crafts and activities that include Dolly-themed canvas paintings, mini wooden guitar decorating, smile stones and more!
Location: Main Lobby
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 4 – 6 p.m. (or until supplies last)
Friday and Saturday 9 – 10 a.m. (or while supplies last)
During the I Will Always Love You Celebration, join our Camp DW team in making a DIY musical instrument inspired by Dolly.
Location: Main Lobby
Time: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 4 – 5 p.m. (or while supplies last)