Knoxville native Jacob Whitesides performs at the Bijou

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A rising star from East Tennessee came home Thursday night, making a stop in Knoxville.

16-year-old Knoxville native Jacob Whitesides performed at the Bijou Theatre.

If you haven't already heard the name you need to learn it.

The singer/songwriter player has taken off on Youtube and Twitter with almost a million followers. He is now headlining the OMG Music Fest

His first original single "You're Perfect" hit iTunes earlier this month.

For more information on Jacob Whitesides, including tour dates and music to download, go to

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