Press Releases

Gage Models and Talent has successful models and talent all around the world. Take a look at some of the press coverage of our Agency and talent.


Gage Talent Models on WVLT for Bash Bama Benefit Show

Gage Models and Talent Agency continues their Fashion for a Cause Runway series in conjunction with Knoxville Fashion Week and The Scarecrow Foundation.

Gage Talent Agency covers cost of the fashion show so that 100% proceeds will benefit Knox County Mobile Meals for the Bash Bama Week charity series. for runway details, ticket cost of $25 and full schedule of events.

Downtown 211 October 1, doors open at 6pm and Runway starts at 8pm.

Join our models in helping such a great cause!

Thank you WVLT for the awesome fashion segment! 

Gage Talent Agency reviews show these shows are a great success and help our local charities!  The Gage Talent castings for the show resulted in 80 models to walk!

How much does Gage Talent Cost for Bash Bama Fashion Show?  Models cost is free and cost for attending show is $25 with all proceeds going to Scarecrow Foundation and Mobile Meals.

Do you have to pay for Gage Talent?  No, Gage Talent is volunteering their service for this event to offset costs so that proceeds will go to Scarecrow Foundation and Mobile Meals.  Gage Talent Contracts with providers to help promote the show. 

Gage Talent Agency Hosts Open Call For New Movie

Gage Talent Casting Call for Into The Wilderness Movie.  Gage Talent Agency Reviewed the availability for use the use of our facilities for the casting of the new movie and we were delighted to find out we could accommodate the request. 

Many of Gage Talent came out for the casting which took the entire day.  We are looking forward to seeing this movie go through creation in the Knoxville area.

Gage Talent Open Call New Movie Filming in Knoxville, Tennessee

Gage Models and Talent is hosting the open call event for the new movie filming in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Filming is set to begin in September or October this year, and they're searching for 10- to 11-year-old black children to audition for a leading role. The open casting call with be held at Gage Talent, 408 N. Cedar Bluff Road, Ste. 100. It will be held on June 24 from 1-6 p.m. and June 25 from 6-9 p.m. Callbacks will occur the following days on June 27-28.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- East Tennessee was on the big screen earlier this year with "The Last Movie Star," and now another film is set to film here this fall.

"Into the Wilderness" is a Civil War movie about the Battle of the Wilderness and a Confederate soldier from North Carolina who is faced with a life-changing decision. Richard De Witt is the director for the New Film Group LLC movie.

“We are very proud to welcome the talented folks at New Film Group to Knoxville. We have worked hard to make the city film-friendly and attracting projects like this is exactly what we had in mind in our efforts to grow Knoxville as a destination for high quality independent feature films," Visit Knoxville Film Office Director Curt Willis said.

How much does Gage Talent Cost?  There is never a cost for auditioning with Gage Talent or this open call.

Do you have to pay for Gage Talent? There is never a cost for auditioning with Gage Talent or this open call.

Gage Models and Talent Derby Week Fashion Show

Gage Models and Talent Agency promotes the Scarecrow Foundation Derby Week Fashion Show.  This is a great event for a worthy cause that allow Gage Models to perform in front of a live audience to raise funds for the hungry in Knoxville.

Gage Talent Contracts with professional lighting and sound to produce an exciting show.

Gage Models Reviews each model before they hit the runway to make sure they are ready to show their stuff.  

How much does Gage Talent Cost?  Gage Talent donates its services for these events for charity.

Do you have to pay for Gage Talent?  Gage Talent raises money for these events from tickets sales to the event by spectators.  Models do not have to pay.  All proceeds go to the charity.

Gage Talent Agency Cost?  The cost for the models to perform in the show is free.  Models are helping a charitable cause and getting some experience and photography.

Gage Models and Talent Wate Spring Fashion Romantic News Event

Gage Model and Talent shares the biggest fashion trends for Spring

WATE 6 On Your Side Staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Sarah Merrell of Gage Talent is showcasing the biggest fashion trends for Spring 2016 on WATE's Good Morning Tennessee.

Pantone's colors of the season include vivid brights paired with soothing, calm tones like dusy pinks and soft blues. Iced coffee will also carry over from previous seasons through Spring.

A romantic theme will also be prevalent with sheer fabrics and flowy layers. Soft floral prints will be popular as well.

The nod to the 60's and 70's is not going away anytime soon, with flare pants staying on the scene. Volume will be an important aspect in shapes this season which will be seen in sleeves, pants, and a-line dresses. It's a comfortable and forgiving way to stay on trend.

In addition to floral prints, classic stripes will be in style as well, and bare shoulders will be a fun part of outfits this year. Could shoulder, one shoulder and cut out tops will be very popular.

Visit Janice Ann Fashions at 905 E. Emory Road, and Blush Boutique next to Walmart on UT Campus to find all the trendiest styles.

Gage Talent Sponsors Knoxville Film and Music Festival

Knoxville Music Festival underway with music all week

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A week of music acts at venues around Downtown Knoxville is underway as part of the Knoxville Music & Film Festival.

This is the first year of the festival, and acts will be performing through this Saturday.

Organizer Jeremiah LongBear explains, " I think this is a chance for Knoxville to reconnect with Downtown life and kick off a summer of music. There are a lot of new events going on, new venues, and a huge scene of new musical acts. This festival is just the kick off of downtown events. There is a reason to come back every weekend throughout the summer."

The bands come from across the spectrum of music genres, and include both local and visiting.

"The Knoxville Film and Music Festival is a big step for Knoxville in the direction of hosting an annual premiere arts and entertainment event in our Scruffy Little City," said Preservation Pub owners Bernadette and Scott West, explaining their excitement about what the festival means for Knoxville, "This year involves hundreds of creative professionals involved in all kinds of visual and auditory arts; however, we expect growth over the next few years to be exponential and greatly beneficial to all of Knoxville."

Festival passes cost $25 and VIP passes cost $50, and allow pass holders to enter any venue without paying a cover charge.

Next week, the Film Festival portion begins, and films will be show across Downtown.

Here's a schedule of events for the Music Festival.

Monday, June 3rd:

Preservation Pub – 8 p.m. - Vagabond Philo, Copper Into Steel | $5
Preservation Pub – 11 p.m. - Widespread Panic Afterparty | $5

The Bowery – 11 p.m. - Widespread Panic Afterparty | $5

Tuesday, June 4th

Windows on the Park at the Downtown Holiday Inn – 5 p.m. To 8 p.m. – Chris Canada Jazz Quartet

Preservation Pub – 10 p.m. – Band Eat Band Contest – Blue Heavy, Royal Hounds, Big Jon & the Nationals, Baseball | $5

The Bowery – 11 p.m. - Widespread Panic Afterparty | $5

Wednesday, June 5th

Preservation Pub – 8 p.m. – Band Eat Band Contest – Crumbsnatchers, Skytown Riot, Soulfinger, Hudson K | $5

Blackstock – 8 p.m. – Deconbio, Cryogen Second, Chrome Molly | FREE

Hanna's – 9 p.m. – J2 Delta, Crackteam, MatLib, iRell | $5

Hanna's (Upstairs) – 9 p.m. – BoltAction, Master Raptor, Subsergence, DJ Kandyann | $5

Union Place – 9 p.m. – Knoxville Bass Mafia | $5

Thursday, June 6th

Preservation Pub Speakeasy – 6 p.m – Creative Video Music Awards Kickoff | Free

Market Square Stage – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Sam Hatmaker | FREE

Preservation Pub – 8 p.m. – Band Eat Band Contest – Tame the Hurricane, Smooth Operationz, Far Far Away, Backup Planet, Pegasi 51 | $5

Bella Luna – 8:30 p.m. – Keith Brown and the Nu Jazz Fourtet | $10

Hanna's – 9 p.m – Hip Hop Night – Kwamane, Dominic Gillette, cLEEN, $ecret City Gang, Mac Sosa, JuJu & James Earl, Oversat, $ales Team | $5

Hanna’s (Upstairs) – 9 p.m. – Trick-J, Boss Awesome, D-Alpha, Moniker, DJ Static Burn | $5

Friday, June 7th

Market Square Stage – 5 p.m. To 10 p.m. – Bob Dylan Birthday Bash – Lonesome Coyotes, RB Morris, Kevin Abernathy, Kelle Jolly, Norwegian Wood, Itchy & the Hater Tots, Clint Farley | FREE

Old City Bandstand – 6 p.m. – Flux Pavilion, Skism & Sour Kandi (limited VIP Passes Only) | $25 or VIP PASS

Blackstock – 6:30 p.m. – On My Honor, Far From Proper, Bad Ideas, Nothing to Write Home About, Minor Nine (limited VIP Passes Only) | $10 or VIP PASS

Preservation Pub – 8 p.m. – The Vibraslaps, The Future | $5

Preservation Pub Speakeasy – Knoxville Film and Music Festival and Gallery 133 Art Opening | Free

Saturday, June 8th

Worlds Fair Park (Knox Gives) – 3 p.m. – The Bus Driver Tour, Big Country’s Empty Bottle, Guy Marshall, Ian Thomas and Band of Drifters, Strung Like a Horse, Baseball the Band, The Jojax | FREE

Preservation Pub – 7 p.m. – Tree Tops, Static Revival, Tame the Hurricane, Deep Green, Maps Need Reading, Appalachian Fury, Crumbsnatchers, Mobility Chief | $5

NV – 9 p.m. – Those Darlins, PUJOL, The Kingston Springs, El El | $10 for NV and Bowery | VIP Pass holders at this show will have exclusive access to the VIP and Artist Bar upstairs

The Bowery – 9 p.m. – Dracula Horse Records Showcase – Ex Gold, YungLife, The Nimoids, Team Steam, Heatstroke, Wesley Wyrickm Arrete | $10 for NV and Bowery

Blackstock – 9 p.m. – DJ Slink, Jason Paul

Sunday, June 9th

NV – 6 p.m. – Filter, Emmure & Born of Osiris | $17

Preservation Pub Rooftop – 6 p.m. To 9 p.m. – Gage Talent VIP Party (Cindy Alpert and the Corduroy Jazz Trio) | VIP Pass Holders Only


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Knoxville, TN 37923