Marc Michael

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Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM News & Notes

"It is a fact that no other Celtic group in the Southeast can come close to their version of the Swedish werewolf song, ‘Varulven’.” more

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Features

Around the end of December I submitted a piece about the state of Hip-Hop in Chattanooga. Spoiler Alert: It’s going gangbusters, thanks to a new collaborative effort on the part of some rising stars and hardcore fans to not only redefine public ... more

Feb 14, 2018 12:25 PM Features

This Saturday evening you are cordially invited to the annual Bleeding Hearts Ball onboard the Southern Belle Riverboat. Tickets are available now for an evening of food, fun and mayhem featuring a three course sit down dinner, cash bar, music ... more

Feb 14, 2018 12:25 PM News & Notes

We’re not quite six weeks in to 2018 and I’ve already found the first MUST HAVE package of the year. This Saturday, Genki Genki Panic is hosting a special release party at J.J.’s Bohemia, backed by the incomparable Elk Milk. As a standalone show ... more

Feb 7, 2018 2:53 PM Features

In a couple of weeks, Saturday, February 24th to be exact, PLVNET returns to the Revelry Room with their massively popular Tool tribute show, 10,000 Days. Once again one of the most skillful and technically gifted bands around is showing the love ... more

Feb 7, 2018 2:53 PM News & Notes

State of Mind, the first solo album from local guitar hero Jonathan Wimpee (reviewed here in The Pulse a few weeks ago) is slated for release next Thursday, February 8th at the Revelry Room. more

Jan 31, 2018 11:37 AM News & Notes

As a rule, I concentrate on purely local bands and artists, but every so often I will venture out past the city limits. Today’s discussion takes us three hours north to my home state of Kentucky, the birthplace of bluegrass music. more

Jan 31, 2018 11:37 AM Features

River City Rumpus is at it again with another command performance by renowned Philly artists, performers and weirdos ThunderSnowCone who are back in town to take the stake with beloved local artists, performers and weirdos, The Subterranean Cirqus. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:51 AM News & Notes

When you haven’t heard from or about a band in a while, you start to wonder. Are they on hiatus? Have they split up? Are they festering in a Tijuana jail? Did the rapture happen and only take them? Sometimes one or more of those things is the ... more

Jan 17, 2018 11:51 AM Features

In last week’s review of the new solo album from Jonathan Wimpee, I made mention of the absolutely stellar line up of musicians, engineers and other associated artists who came together to lend their considerable talents to one of the most ... more

Jan 10, 2018 11:27 AM News & Notes

In an era where GoFundMe accounts are set up for every self-serving, narcissistic reason imaginable, one becomes jaded, or at least cautious where benefit shows are concerned, but there are good causes in the world, great causes and great people ... more

Jan 10, 2018 11:27 AM Features

Jonathan Wimpee. If you’re in the music scene and you don’t know that name, you aren’t in the music scene. Jon is one of the most prolific guitar players in the region, a musical chameleon who is equally at home playing rock, blues, jazz ... more

Jan 3, 2018 11:52 AM Features

The transformation of Chattanooga’s music scene into a vibrant, healthy, diverse community full of possibilities and opportunities has taken place at an exponential rate in recent years. This is no longer “the place you drive back to when the gig ... more

Dec 27, 2017 11:32 AM Cover Story

I’ve said this before and I will invariably say it again: one of the great joys of doing what I do, especially having done it for a fair amount of time now, is that you get a ringside seat for watching bands grow and mature. Granted, there is ... more

Dec 20, 2017 11:52 AM Features

The end of the year draws near and that means there are plenty of great shows! This Friday join Mythical Motors (fresh off the release of their new album) along with The Handsome Grandsons and Ardivan at JJ’s Bohemia. more

Dec 20, 2017 11:52 AM News & Notes

“It never rains in the pubs.” That was the advice our cab driver gave us the first time we landed in Ireland. No, it doesn’t, and while the weather outside might be weenie-shrinkingly cold, there’s plenty of hot music in town this weekend. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:59 PM News & Notes

The heart and soul of country music has always been in the songwriting. Whether it’s plaintive steel guitars and old-timey fiddles, or a 12-piece monster drum kit and screaming Stratocasters, the best of country music is in the words. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:59 PM Features 2 Comments

Good news, everyone! The REAL Bob Carty has signed with a label, New Sound Record in Ringgold, and has a new album in the works that promises to be one of the most impressive releases from Bob to date. more

Dec 6, 2017 11:33 AM News & Notes

A little over a year I wrote about the band Iron Fez for the first time, a move that caught the fellows by surprise as they were on hiatus at the time. That didn’t matter; their tunes were so infectiously fun, people needed to know about them. more

Dec 6, 2017 11:33 AM Features

After St. Patrick’s Day, the Molly Maguires Christmas show is easily the band’s biggest of the year and once again the band is teaming up with the Honest Pint and one of Chattanooga Law Enforcement’s best-looking, bravest and most humble members ... more

Nov 29, 2017 12:10 PM News & Notes

Hard work alone will not get you there without some talent and all the talent in the world won’t do you much good without some hard work. Mythical Motors is well on their way to cornering the market on both. The conglomeration of talented ... more

Nov 29, 2017 12:10 PM Features

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