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A Day in The Life…

A few months ago I wrote a feature detailing the Chattanooga Girls Rock camp, explaining what it is, talking about some of the people involved, sharing my views on why I think it’s so important, and imploring members of the community ...

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It was good news when I first heard that Mark “Porkchop” Holder was coming back to town to stay. He was an exciting musician almost twenty years ago both as a member of the Black Diamond Heavies and as a solo act ... more »

Jul 13, 2016 10:07 AM Features 1 Comments

Several months ago I wrote a piece about an upcoming event called Chattanooga Girls Rock, a weeklong seminar/day camp offering instruction in all aspects of musical performance to girls in the Chattanooga ... more »

Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM Features

Let me tell you, kids, this week’s piece has been a convoluted adventure and so far I’ve only written the opening sentence. I love writing, I always have (since I first learned to write, anyway) and while anytime ... more »

Jun 29, 2016 11:11 AM Features 1 Comments

Authenticity is overrated. Consider the modern songwriter externally compelled to draw from personal stories and experiences, conveying an unspoken false purity through the sole use of acoustic ... more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:49 AM Features

Is it a large town? Is it a small city? What exactly is Chattanooga, relatively speaking? I came here from Louisville, Kentucky over twenty years ago and there is no question, Chattanooga is smaller than the place ... more »

Jun 15, 2016 11:55 AM Features

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