Birds With Fleas have a new full length album and it just gets better and better the deeper You get into listening to the songs. See their full set featuring the new album “Wider Seas” plus LOTS of special guest artists showcased by Barking Legs Theater‘s state of the art sound in Chattanooga’s most intimate professional concert venue. Continue reading BIRDS WITH FLEAS live! Saturday Dec. 12th @ Barking Legs Theater with CHILHOWEE ROYAL & special guests T.B.A.
Ryan Oyer’s all new stage show is possibly the most ambitious undertaking by a Chattanooga band yet. Continue reading Ryan Oyer Band, CD release concert Aug. 29th @ The Camp House, Chattanooga
Here’s two potential song hits from Emily Kate Boyd’s new album
“In the Woods” – picked by Robin Merritt, ArtFRONT Presentations
Chattanooga’s own Americana rock, folk, blues and country music singer songwriter Emily Kate Boyd is a poet and storyteller Continue reading EMILY KATE BOYD album release show with Jeff Joyner & friends. Thursday June 18th, 8pm. @ Barking Legs Theater
@ Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Chattanooga, TN
$12. advance online & $15. day of show.
The music of Elenowen straddles decades by bridging today’s folk rock troubadours with the lo-fi buzzing arrangements of the 70s. Continue reading ELENOWEN live @ Barking Legs Theater Saturday March 7th, 8pm. With opening set by Ten Bartram
d. Mangione & friends present a special going away concert
on Friday, Feb. 27th @ 7:30pm @ Barking Legs Theater
1307 Dodds Ave. Chattanooga, TN
$8. advance online & $10. day of show.
Local Chattanooga musician & songwriter & Birmingham native
d. Mangione is one musician that a lot more people need to be aware of. Imagine slow rocking, intensely building, stormy, almost country blues soul ballads that will make You wonder why d. has not been a more prominently featured performer on our local scene. Maybe it’s her humble nature, but if all the powerful music bursting from the seams is any sign, a lot more people will be noticing her soon with her upcoming move to Seattle. On Friday Feb. 27th “d.” as her friends Continue reading d.Mangione & friends Friday Feb. 27th 7:30pm @ Barking Legs Theater
“….AND STAR POWER” album review and notes on where it all may be going for FOXYGEN by Robin Merritt
Every time I re-listen to this album I get a renewed affection for it. A lot of critics just don’t get it but I’m wondering what kind of sad, boring sh*t they think is good? I keep thinking back to Exile on Main Street and how that record endured the same kind of exasperation from music writers in it’s early release days but there’s no stylistic similarities here, no blues, no voodoo. Just a restless desire to go onstage and release all this pent up energy….
Halloween night in Chattanooga, Tennessee’s most extravagant venue with THE BELLE BRIGADE opening. ~R.
INDIANA QUEEN is an alt country band that resides in Nashville, TN. Fronted by openly queer Kevin Thornton, the band is blazing a new path in a traditionally conservative genre.
Ryan Oyer is a musician whose full band and solo performances have become one of the flagship live acts based in the Chattanooga, TN area. Look for Ryan to take his live show on the road in the coming year. Keep up with his concerts and recordings at www.RyanOyer .com and his facebook page. ~R.
Being in the same room as Sir Paul McCartney is an overwhelming experience. To look around and see 20,000 people of all ages, all there to see and hear him is absolutely awe-inspiring in itself. Continue reading Sir Paul McCartney at the Nashville Bridgestone Arena 10/16/14. Review by Ryan Oyer