The Hunter Museum of American Art invites you to experience great local music and spectacular views with Bands on the Bluff, taking place first Thursdays through October at 6pm. On the same evening as Throwback Thursday, Bands on the Bluff allows concert goers to enjoy the music and visit the current special exhibition for just $5 (free to members and children under 17 with a paying adult). In addition, a cash bar will be available during each concert.




Thursday, June 1

Bands on the Bluff: Teens Take the Bluff

Enjoy a night under the stars with Chattanooga’s newest rising musical stars. Local bands Sundry and 6th Street and spoken word group MANIFEST Voices will be bringing on incredible performances and showcasing the power of the future of music in Chattanooga.  Plus create your own comic book page at a zine making station with Chatt Comix Co-op.


Thursday, July 6

Bands on the Bluff featuring Nick Lutsko

Tonight’s Bands on the Bluff celebrates the art of Wayne White with a kaleidoscope of art and music as experienced through a performance by Nick Lutsko. Enjoy this psychedelic blend of sight and sound in a fun house of a night along with drinks from our cash bar. 


Thursday, August 3

Bands on the Bluff: End of Summer Dance Party

We’ll dance away the last notes of summer as we celebrate hot summer nights. 


Thursday, September 7

UTC Takes the Bluff featuring Moose Truck and Erik Tyler

Get back to college spirit as we welcome opening act Erik Tyler who will be joined by Moose Truck as the headliner. 


Thursday, October 5

Oktoberfest: Bands on the Bluff

Celebrate the fall with brats and brews in a biergarten of music to get your groove on before the winter chill sets in.


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