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Third annual Knox Rox concert to benefit Hillcrest Healthcare, Hope Springs Adult Day Care

April 13, 2023

The annual Knox Rox benefit concert is back and expected to be the biggest to date, with axe throwing, beer and food for purchase, live music and family entertainment. The Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation invites everyone to enjoy music that makes a difference on Saturday, April 29, from 5-8 p.m. at 865 Axe Throwing.

All proceeds from this year’s event will support the Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation and Hope Springs Adult Day Care Center. In addition to a live musical performance by Lavonda & the 865 Bandits – a band made up of healthcare professionals across Tennessee – the event also will include food trucks and beer for purchase, axe throwing and outdoor games. 865 Axe Throwing is located at 5821 Babelay Road in Northeast Knoxville.

“The Knox Rox benefit concert is a beloved event that brings people together to support our seniors and most vulnerable patient population,” said Barry Davis, CEO of Hillcrest Healthcare. “Our mission is that ‘Everyone Matters’ and more than ever, this is a great need in our community. We are delighted not only to contribute to organizations doing crucial work, but also to raise awareness about senior care.”

For a limited time, hand-dyed concert apparel made by Hillcrest Healthcare’s long-term care residents can be purchased. Tickets and merchandise are available at

Each year, the Knox Rox benefit concert supports both the Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation and another deserving local organization.

Hope Springs Adult Day Care Center is a nonprofit dedicated to providing day services for adults with disabilities. The organization helps families manage the challenges and responsibilities of caring for a disabled or elderly loved one while enhancing the quality of life of each participant.

Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation promotes healthcare delivery in the Knoxville community by funding indigent care, advanced pharmaceuticals, new technology and equipment, educational programs and more to patients and residents of Hillcrest Healthcare. Its philanthropic support allows Hillcrest Healthcare to offer and broaden a comprehensive array of health-related services to elders and disabled individuals. To donate to the foundation, visit

About Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc.

Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville, Tennessee. With 560 beds and more than 500 employees, Hillcrest Healthcare is the largest provider of skilled nursing care in Knoxville, with locations in the north, south and west communities. Chartered in 1960 as a 501(c)(3) organization, Hillcrest Healthcare continues its original charitable mission to provide long-term care and skilled nursing home beds to the citizens of Knox and surrounding counties. For more information,