Southern Avenue will perform on Aug. 18. (Photo: Contributed)

An annual weekly concert series on the Chattanooga Riverfront returns Saturday night.

Friends of the Festival presents Riverfront Nights, a six-week series of free concerts at Ross’s Landing during Saturday nights in July and August.

Admission is free, and all shows welcome families and pets.


Local vendors will begin beer sales when gates open at 6:30 p.m. Music begins at 7 with a local opening band each night, followed by a full concert from a visiting artist at 8.

This year’s lineup includes a variety of rock, blues, soul, jam and bluegrass music. A full schedule, including video previews from each band, is below.

Muscadine Bloodline, July 14

The Get Right Band, July 21

The Unlikely Candidates, July 28

Waker, Aug. 4

Mudbone, Aug. 11

Southern Avenue, Aug. 18