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Billy Bob Thornton performs in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Actor and musician Billy Bob Thornton performed Thursday night as part of a concert series at World's Fair Park in Knoxville.

Thornton performed with his band the Boxmasters as part of "Music Feeds," a concert series that runs through October benefiting Second Harvest.

Thornton shared what he and the band like about playing in Tennessee.

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"The state of Tennessee, you know, has a huge impact on anyone's music. We're a rock and roll band, but we're still fans of early days Nashville. But especially Memphis. Memphis has had a major impact on music," he said.

The next concert is this Saturday, featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

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