Posts from April 2016

5 Sporting Events to Catch in May

Sunday, April 24, 2016 8:00 PM

Whether you’re participating in an event or cheering on an athlete, Chattanooga has all the sports you need. From Chattanooga Lookouts baseball to rabid raccoons, here’s our guide to the five must-see spring sports events in May.

Chattanooga Lookouts – April-September
Named after the mountain that

Local Music Spotlight: Mountain Creek House Fire

Thursday, April 21, 2016 8:00 PM

Members: Pattee Wilbanks (vocals, mandolin, guitar, claw-hammer banjo), Robert Lovett (vocals, guitar)

Birthplace: Mountain Creek House Fire was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 2012.

Known for: Songwriting and down home feel.

Genre: Americana

Favorite thing about Chattanooga:

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When you’re looking for family-friendly trips, the first things that pop to mind are zoos, aquariums, and children’s museums. While you can certainly find all of those things in Chattanooga, sometimes it’s also nice to get outside and explore what nature has to offer. There are plenty of outdoor

Jazz in the City

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 8:00 PM

Jazzanooga isn’t about bringing jazz to Chattanooga. It’s about bringing jazz back.

“There are people who hear the word ‘jazz’ and think it’s off limits to them, that it’s something only elites can be a part of,” says Shane Morrow, who first conceived the idea for a Chattanooga jazz festival.

Now in

Bessie Smith: Empress of the Blues

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 8:00 PM

April 15, 2016 - Happy Birthday to Bessie Smith, the “Empress of the Blues.” Considered the greatest female blues singer of her time, Smith was born in either 1892 or 1894 in Chattanooga, TN in Blue Goose Hollow, which is now the intersection of MLK Blvd and Riverfront Parkway.

She started her

Chattanooga's Five Best Places to Rock Climb

Thursday, April 7, 2016 8:00 PM

Chattanooga is to rock climbing what Vail is to a skiing. The amount of sandstone in this region is not only vast but of stellar quality, attracting climbers from around the world. It would take years to explore all the climbing the area has to offer, but you can start with these five destinations