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Joe Bonamassa Is A Blues Behemoth

I have been writing about music on and off for well over two decades now; I’ve written several hundred articles just for The Pulse alone. There are more than a few common elements that run through that body of work but I suspect the most readily ...

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If you ask local composer and musician Ben Van Winkle why he makes music, he’ll tell you: “To express our humanity. And express that we are all just humans.” I would have to agree that his music does just that. Van Winkle successfully captures ... Read more

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Under the expert curation of Matt Downer, one of Chattanooga’s finest musicians and human beings, the Great Southern Old Time Fiddlers’ Convention will be on Saturday, March 14th, at the historic 901 Lindsay Street venue just off MLK Blvd. Read more

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In the fall of 1969, Larry Ochs was bouncing between majors at the University of Pennsylvania, while working as a college radio DJ at 88.5 FM/WXPN. “I was a rock guy back then, I liked Jimi Hendrix,” he says. “The station had an incredible jazz ... Read more

Record Reviews

This week’s feature is an object lesson. Do what you need to do day by day, but never lose sight of the long game. I first met Chris Moree while writing a piece on Genki Genki Panic several years ago. GGP was a new band then, a horror/sci-fi/surf ... Read more


Triple threat doesn’t even come close to describing the members of this unconventional, musically innovative band. All the way from Canada, Walk Off The Earth will be at the Walker Theatre this Monday at 7:30 p.m. to grace Chattanooga with their ... Read more

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For the last six years Paddy’s on the Parkway has been THE place to be for St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans, complete with indoor and outdoor stages, a huge roster of bands, performance artists, food vendors, and entertainment. There has been some ... Read more

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