Dolly Parton docuseries to feature historic Bijou Theater in Knoxville, TN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — This fall, Dolly Parton is releasing a brand new album, and alongside it, she can be releasing an accompanying docuseries that features performances in Knoxville’s historic Bijou Theater.

On Friday, Parton introduced her upcoming album, Dolly Parton & Household: Smoky Mountain DNA – Household, Religion & Fables, on the grand opening of Dollywood’s “Dolly Parton Expertise.” Because the title suggests, the album is poised to inform the story of Dolly’s household on her father’s facet, the Partons, and her mom’s, the Owens.

Within the four-part docuseries, Parton is providing viewers an intimate have a look at her household’s journey from the UK to present-day East Tennessee. It’ll characteristic interviews with a number of of Parton’s members of the family, and a deal with Reverend Jake Owens, Parton’s grandfather.

All through the docuseries, there will even be live performance performances filmed on the Bijou Theater by Dolly and her household which can be on the report. Though the observe listing has but to be introduced, it has been shared that Smoky Mountain DNA was produced by Parton’s cousin, Richie Owens, and can embody members from Parton’s fast and prolonged household, together with recordings of some who’ve already died.

Smoky Mountain DNA isn’t just a musical and visible expertise however a passage by means of the lineage and ethos of a household that has deeply influenced one of many world’s most beloved artists,” a press launch on the brand new album reads.

The brand new album can be launched on November 15, 2024, and pre-orders for Smoky Mountain DNA start on June 21.