We all know the hit single, Wagon Wheel by Old Crow Medicine Show.

What you may not know, is where this story begins. Ketch Secor, Co-Writer of Wagon Wheel, and Lead-singer of Old Crow Medicine Show shares how Johnson City, Tennessee, and Northeast Tennessee share a special place not only in his heart but in his lyrics.

A #1 music hit across the globe, shares the fame with Johnson City, Tennesse! You too can spread the fame of Johnson City, Tennessee by visiting downtown’s Wagon Wheel themed mural located in the Downtown Square Breezeway (216 E. Main Street).

-Stand in front of the mural

-Place your hand on the wheel

-Look back at the camera, smile, and wave as your “headed to JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE”

Tag @downtownjctn and #WagonWheelJC


Mural by Local Artist, Marci Berkhimer (@festivmotha) of Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Marci is not only a very talented local artist in our region but also Co-Owner of a local downtown business, PROJEXx.


Disclaimer: *Don’t be alarmed if you hear people singing “Wagon Wheel” in the breezeway, we all love JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE here!