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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

There’s plenty going on musically in the upcoming days, but one of the most genuinely exciting events is that Chattanooga musical demigods The Bohannons are releasing a brand new album this Friday evening at 9 p.m. at J.J.’s Bohemia. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:05 PM News & Notes

Webb Barringer’s EP, Show That Tombstone Smile, is scheduled for release at Tremont Tavern on Saturday, June 24th and the consummate performer and artist has raised his own personal bar yet again. Not many artists could say as much with only ... more

Jun 14, 2017 12:05 PM Features

Stunned. That’s my initial reaction to the debut album, Good Girl, by local artist Robin Grant. When I sat down to give it a first listen I honestly had no idea what to expect. I had been assured that, “She’s really good,” and I had no reason to ... more

Jun 7, 2017 11:32 AM Features

This Friday night is the night to see…well, everything really. The biggest problem you’re going to face is deciding where to go. So, with that in mind, your humble music editor is here to help. Local Irish boys The Red Rogues open the Riverbend ... more

Jun 7, 2017 11:32 AM News & Notes

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again and I’ll keep on saying because it’s true and needs to be said. Kay B Brown is going to be the next artist to put Chattanooga on the map. His brand of hip-hop drips with authenticity and fire. No pretender ... more

May 31, 2017 10:39 AM News & Notes

If I had a nickel for every word I’ve written about or because of the Subterranean Cirqus, I’d have a big ol’ sack of nickels those kids would inevitably use to do something bizarre and potentially gross. There are a few reasons though, not the ... more

May 31, 2017 10:39 AM Features

I’ve said it many times: Chattanooga is a city that abounds with musical talent. There is a depth and diversity of genius in the region that, frankly, dwarfs the expectations one might reasonably have for the size of our city. Within that ... more

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM Features

Two points of interest this week. First, a gentle reminder that PLVNET’s Tool tribute, 10,000 Days: A Night of Tool, is this Saturday at the Revelry Room. Advance tickets have been going fast for what will likely be a sold out show, but there’s ... more

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM News & Notes

Butch Ross, the highly regarded local musician and music teacher, has a new CD set to release this Saturday night at the Barking Legs theater and it seems Monty Python presciently described it with, “…and now for something completely different.” more

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM News & Notes

Sometimes a band has to work for years before achieving a sound and identity wholly their own. Other times the right combination of people meet at just the right time and a little bit of magic happens. Such is the case with Caney Creek Company, a ... more

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM Features

Two big shows on the radar so far this month. The first is this Friday, May 5th, at Ziggy’s Cinco de Mayo party. The roster features such heavy hitters as Sweet GA Brown, Baz Shaw and B. Kidd, The ExLaws, Derrtie Sanchez and Destiny Surreal, The ... more

May 3, 2017 11:51 AM News & Notes

Mythical Motors, Chattanooga’s favorite powerpop quartet, has just put the finishing touches on their latest album, set for release later this month. Running the Shine is the title of this upcoming collection of sixteen new tunes by messieurs ... more

May 3, 2017 11:51 AM Features

Plenty of great stuff coming up in and around Chattanooga starting off with an episode of one of the areas hottest new venues/projects. Tennessee Live! is a new, local televised event taking place at The Venue Creekside located in downtown ... more

Apr 19, 2017 1:29 PM News & Notes

A bad day writing is when I sit here listening to an album, thinking, “Well what in the hell am I going to say about this?” A good day writing is when I sit here listening to an album thinking, “How in the hell am I going to say everything I want ... more

Apr 19, 2017 1:29 PM Features

Good news everybody! Filmmaker/videographer/music lover Rob Wellborn, after a great deal of determination, hard work and setbacks, has announced that Chattaboogie Sessions has now passed the fledgling stage into a full-blown, sustainable ongoing ... more

Apr 12, 2017 12:22 PM News & Notes

When it comes to music I’ve always been more of a word guy. My old mandolin player Michael Walters and I used to give each other no end of grief because he took the opposite view. A song with dumb lyrics but good music would spark his interest ... more

Apr 12, 2017 12:22 PM Features

For twenty-five years I have watched the Chattanooga music scene grow from a trickle of cover bands and a handful of tired venues into a thriving musical community. The level of talent and diversity of acts is unquestionably the greatest it’s ... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:21 PM Features

There’s a lot of exciting stuff coming up in April in the Scenic City.  First up on the list is a performance this Friday, April 7th at J.J.’s Bohemia featuring Aaron Lee Tasjan with Heatherly and Magic Birds. The show starts at 10 p.m. ... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:21 PM News & Notes

Video killed the radio star, everyone knows that, but who in the hell killed the video star? If you are of a “certain age” (middle) then you were there to see the rise and decline of the music video. Sure, they’re still being made, but they ... more

Mar 29, 2017 4:25 PM Features

It’s early in the year but there are two upcoming events worthy of calendar marking. It’s been almost six months since Husky Burnette left the Scenic City for Colorado territory with partner Caroline Crews and the kids have been busy. more

Mar 29, 2017 4:25 PM News & Notes

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