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CHA Spotlight: Musician Frank B and Restaurant Six18

Who: Anyone who loves live music and great southern cuisine! What: Six18 restaurant and lounge takes on southern soul food, but with a modern twist! The live music from local artists like saxophonist Frank B., patio, and martini room make this a spot you do not want to miss. When: Open…

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Pride and Places in Chattanooga

In Chattanooga, we’ve got the reputation of being aggressively welcoming. And that “welcome to Chattanooga” is extended to everyone—no matter your faith, nationality, sexual orientation, or gender. With our beautiful scenic views, variety of live music and restaurants, you’re sure to find the…

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CHA Spotlight: Songbirds

Who: Anyone who loves the transformative experience of music. What: If you loved Songbirds before, now you will love it even more. The new Songbirds experience is now an interactive learning museum for everyone—even if you’ve never picked up a guitar. When: Open Wednesday through Sunday, 12 – 6…

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Ask a Local: Tammy Tanyell

Who do you perform with? The Malemen Show Band Tell us more about you. I was born in Alexandria, Virginia, and raised in Chattanooga. I started my singing career at the World’s Church of the Living God. I grew up performing in local theaters, ballets, and commercials. I’m now raising my son here…

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CHA Spotlight: Soundcorps Sidewalk Stages Street Performers

CHA Spotlight: Soundcorps Sidewalk Stages Street Performers Who: Anyone who loves live music! What: SoundCorps has vetted over 150 amazing street performers to play primarily in downtown Chattanooga. Some have gone on to make albums, win music awards, and have even been considered for Grammy’s…

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CHA Spotlight: Nightfall Music Series

CHA Spotlight: Nightfall Music Series Who: Anyone who loves live music! What: This CHA spotlight is about the Nightfall series that is celebrating its 34th season of live music and entertainment. When: From now until September 2021! Where: Miller Plaza in downtown Chattanooga Why: Nightfall is…

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A Picker's Life: Performing and Collecting with Lon Eldridge

Chattanooga has always been a music city. From the jazz and blues of “The Big 9” era to bluegrass and fiddle music, the city’s location has made it easy for generations of music fans to gather in a centralized location. Nobody embodies the rich history of Chattanooga’s past while having a foot…

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CHA Spotlight: Strung Like a Horse

Meet Chattanooga Band Strung Like a Horse CHA Spotlight: Strung Like a Horse Who: Anyone who loves live music! What: This CHA spotlight is the high energy Americana band, Strung Like a Horse, who got their start in the Scenic City. This band, full of Chattanooga natives, performs all over the…

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CHA Spotlight: Explore Chattanooga's African American History

Who: Anyone who loves to explore African American stories, historical individuals, and landmarks! What: This edition of the CHA Spotlight features some of Chattanooga’s African American History. From markers to neighborhoods, to historic landmarks, you can explore some of Chattanooga’s African…

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