Riverbend: Final Weekend
The final weekend of Riverbend is upon us, but there’s still plenty of music to enjoy. Friday night’s headliner is Third Eye Blind and Saturday Bret Michaels performs. There are plenty of other bands to see throughout the weekend such as The Cleverlys, Masseuse, Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels, Delbert McClinton, The Shadowboxers and more. The Hunter Museum is hosting a fireworks on the bluff viewing on Saturday night. Tickets are $15 per person. All ages are welcome.
When: Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16, 4-11 p.m.
Where: 200 Riverside Dr.
How much: $30 per night.
Festival of Black Arts & Ideas
Organizers with the inaugural Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts & Ideas will host the marquee event of the weeklong celebration on Saturday at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. The festival will celebrate “the extraordinary contributions of artists” through music, dance, theatre, visual arts, film and literature throughout the week. The event will also provide opportunities for discussions on topics that connect black arts to other areas of the life of the community. Saturday’s event will feature artists, music and vendors.
When: Saturday, June 16, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 400 River St.
How much: Free
Dusty Slay at The Comedy Catch
Comedian Dusty Slay will perform Friday and Saturday night at The Comedy Catch. His comedy is like “Champagne in your years,” with comments on his childhood years, his adult years in the workforce and his experiences with blackouts. You’ve seen him on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He’s been featured on The Bob and Tom Radio Show, Pandora Radio and Sirius XM. Aaron Weber will open the shows. Click here for tickets.
When: Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 32 Station St.
How much: $16
SummerWeen Sideshow Celebration
Halloween in the summer? Why not? Chattanooga loves the holiday so much that organizers with Subterranean Cirqus are bringing a spooky celebration to JJ’s Bohemia on Saturday night. Costumes are encouraged as The EMOTRON, Cut Throat Freak Show and Genki Genki Panic perform. Expect sideshow acts, performance art and live music throughout the night.
When: Saturday, June 16, 9 p.m.
Where: 231 E. M.L. King Blvd.
How much: $10
Father’s Day Bacon, Blues & Brews
Didn’t buy your dad anything? Drop him off at the Chattanooga Market on Sunday so he can enjoy local blues music, craft beers and bacon. The whole family is invited to enjoy lunch—including bacon cheeseburgers—along with fresh cuts of meat, farm cheeses, produce and more. Local artists will have plenty of items to purchase. More information is here.
When: Sunday, June 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.
How much: Free