Funky R&B with a heavy soul and tints of the blues…Decibella is the long awaited new project of Bexy Ribeiro, who plays trumpet and croons the melodies. Tyler Southern brings the blues on guitar, Tyler Reddick gets it nice and funky on bass, and Jared White is the heavy hitter on drums. When their forces combine you get a sultry, high energy groove that keeps you moving and takes you on a ride. Look out for Decibella on a stage near you! www.bexyribeiro.com/decibella. Performing opening act for Nightfall on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. NightFall Music Series, River City Stage at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St., nightfallchattanooga.com.
JOHNNYSWIM is a Los Angeles based duo composed of Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez. The two began writing and singing together in the spring of 2006 and found that their similar influences of folk, soul, and rock blended together lusciously. Nashville newspaper “the Tennesean” describes JOHNNYSWIM as ,”A mix of Lauryn Hill and John Mayer” … We LOVE the Tennessean Performing as headliner for Nightfall on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. NightFall Music Series, River City Stage at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St., nightfallchattanooga.com.
20th Annual Southern Brewers Festival
Two days, over 100 beers! Friday, August 22nd from 5 PM to midnight & Saturday, August 23rd from 3 PM to midnight located Downtown Chattanooga Riverfront AKA Ross’s Landing. 100% of festival proceeds benefit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block and Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Since inception, nearly $1 million has benefited Chattanooga charities. We were able to give $174,000 to charity in 2013! Visit the website for more information! Tickets on sale now!!
Warner Park Pool and Spray Park Open!
Lets hit the summer season with a splash! Its time to OPEN the most popular pool and splash park in Chattanooga!! For just $3 and under per person, you and your family will have an afternoon of fun splashing away with over 30 water features that shoot, squirt and dump water on you, or dive into the huge pool!! Kids, we have pools for you too! And no afternoon is complete without trying your luck on our WIBIT, our floating obstacle course…and NEW IN 2013…the aquaglide EXTREME! A large inflatable slide in the deep end! Whew, what a Memorial Day weekend! Opening Saturday May 24th from 12:30-5pm! Are you ready for the summer splash season?
After, hours are: *May 24th-August 12th* Monday – Wednesday 12:30pm-5:00pm, Thursday – Friday 11am-5:00pm, Saturdays – Sundays 12:30pm-5:00pm. Families for $5 after 5pm – Mondays 5:30pm-8:00pm. www.chattanooga.gov/youthandfamily/recreation-fitness-sports-therapeutic-facilities/swimming-pools.
The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition
We’re off to see The Wizard of Oz, as Creative Discovery Museum hosts the first-ever licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibit is set to open on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Created by Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this interactive fantasy-adventure takes children and families over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary milestone.
The Wizard of Oz Children’s Educational Exhibition is a journey of self-discovery for the whole family! Guests travel from the Gale Farm to the colorful Land of Oz, where they explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, The Witch’s Castle and The Emerald City before heading back over the rainbow to Chattanooga, because of course, “There’s no place like home.” For more information please visit cdmfun.org.
Rock City Raptors
Back for its 10th year in 2014, come and see hawks soaring in the sky above Rock City. Get a glimpse at a nocturnal hunter, the owl. Meet a vivacious vulture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to witness these powerful and majestic birds up close. A unique learning experience high atop Lookout Mountain at Rock City! Memorial Day – Labor Day – Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays – Show Times are 11am, 1pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm. *Event Included with Regular Rock City Admission. For tickets and more information please visit seerockcity.com.
Chattanooga Acoustic Showcase
The dates for Chattanooga Acoustic Showcase located at Charles and Myrtles (105 Mc Brien Rd.) are July 11, July 25, Aug 8, Aug 22, Sept. 5, Sept. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Dec. 12. The plans are to have a variety show/ hootenanny with 3-4 acts a night. Basic guidelines: Performers are to be from immediate Chattanooga Area, all age friendly and it will be very eclectic. Looking for musicians of all types , poets, storytellers, spoken word, reading of essays, short stories,and one act plays. Artists are encouraged to bring work to display. Jugglers are also welcome. If interested let me know. Contact me at email@example.com or on facebook.
Nightfall Concert Series
One of Chattanooga’s most widely recognized and attended programs is the seasonal Nightfall concert series, which celebrated its 26th season in 2014. Uniquely Chattanooga, Nightfall brings people to the city’s center each Friday night for 18 weeks to enjoy a variety of nationally and internationally acclaimed musical artists ranging in a variety of genres. A local act is given the opportunity to open for the national headlining talent. The series focuses on presenting a variety of professional artists who perform original music recognized as being some of the best within their genre. Most headliners have not performed previously in the Chattanooga market. Past performers include acts such as Barenaked Ladies, Black Keys, Alison Krause, Howard Jones, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Deer Tick and the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Nightfall, which attracts an audience as diverse as its schedule of performers, more »