Thursday is St. Patrick’s Day and for those brave souls willing to venture out on a weeknight, it’s all about options.
For those seeking a traditional experience, The Honest Pint is once again hosting “St. Patrick’s Day Proper”. Beginning at 5 p.m., see some of your favorite Celtic acts from the area including Olta, The Red Rogues, The Wolfhounds and the Molly Maguires. The Double Decker Pub Shuttle will be running from 7 to 11 p.m., making your Pub Crawl safe and easy.
If you’re in the mood for something a little more exotic, this Thursday marks the second installment of Rumpus Rising at JJ’s Bohemia. Join master of ceremonies Lazarus Hellgate as he welcomes the Tinderbox Circus Sideshow (shown above), Kentucky’s premier group of sideshow performers, along with Memphis based roots-rockers Dead Soldiers and Chattanooga’s own bluegrass fusion act, Iron Fez.
Saturday marks the return of The Honest Pint’s annual, “Paddy’s on the Parkway” celebration. The show runs from 4 p.m. till midnight with an all-ages street party on the Parkway and a 21+ show inside the building. Performers include Alex Volz, Hank & the Cupcakes, Citico String Band, Behold the Brave, Morning Teleportation, Slim Pickins, The One Timers and more. Tickets are available now for $10 or $15 at the gate.
Finally, JJ’s Bohemia is hosting a benefit Saturday night for Chattanooga Girls Rock, a non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment of girls through music. That show starts at 10 p.m. and features Polly Panic, The Scarlet Love Conspiracy, and Caney Village with proceeds going to help ensure that Chattanooga Girls Rock is accessible to all girls, regardless of their economic background.