Knoxville is hosting its 14th exchange this year on September 12th-14th.  We will be bringing in some of the best DJs from the Southeast as well as two live bands!  We will be announcing things as they come down the pipe.

This year expect two killer bands, another fun late night comp, great out of town late night Blues dj's, some of your favorite dj's from around the region, delicious late night food and few more surprises.

Most site images taken by St Newman Photography.

Nathan Riedel

Coming from Cookeville, TN and regular visitor to Knoxville is our fantastic emcee for the weekend's festivities, Emcee Fluff 'n Stuff, aka Nathan Riedel.  Or just make up your own name for him, he likes that.

Nathan will be keeping things interesting during the weekend, making sure there's never a dull moment.

Photo by Tori Cushing Photography.

Meet our DJs

We're very excited to announce four of our DJs for KLX to keep you dancing all weekend long. From North Carolina we have Michael Gamble and Kristy Milliken. We also have Brent Watson coming from the Midwest. Also from NC we have Alex Medlin, our first member of the late night blues DJ crew. 

Be sure to check out the DJ page to read more about each of them and what they bring to the table and the floor!  Stay tuned as we will be announcing our other DJs very soon!


Laura Windley

Serenading your ears and keeping your hearts thumping with the rhythm of classic swing tunes is vocalist Laura Windley!

Hailing from the Triangle Area in North Carolina, Laura Windley is the vocalist for the Mint Julep Jazz Band. She'll be joining Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five all weekend long at KLX!



Rob Moreland


Laying down music to keep you on your feet during the entirety of the main dances (even band breaks) is DJ Rob Moreland all the way from St. Louis.

A former native to the southeast, Rob is the head DJ for Lindy Focus.  He is known for playing a wide range of temps and styles, choosing music to keep the floor full and the dancers happy.  

Jonathan Stout

We are proud to announce our band for Friday and Saturday night will be the incredible Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five, recently seen at Lindy Focus!

Coming all the way from Los Angeles, The Campus Five is the nation’s premier swing dance band. The most danceable band anywhere, the 7-piece Campus Five captures the true sound of the Swing-era, with all the energy and excitement that inspired millions to dance.

Stay tuned for more band members being announced as we get closer to the date.  Be ready for a fantastic line up.