Track 29 to host Modest Mouse

Aaron Chowdhury, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Many Chattanoogans will “Float On” this March as Modest Mouse comes to Track 29. The same day tickets for Modest Mouse hit the box office they also sold out. Many notable artists and bands such as Juicy J, All American Rejects, Arctic Monkeys and other artists have also performed concerts […]

Critic’s Corner: Jose Gonzalez “Vestiges & Claws”

Julia Weber, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Swedish born singer-songwriter, Jose Gonzalez, possesses a certain talent for illustrating life’s complexity in the most simplistic of ways in “Vestiges & Claws.” The newly released album is nothing short of perfection, something Gonzalez seemingly tackled unchallenged. My first impression was that of appreciation, I finally found music that I […]

The Playlist: clementine

Compiled by Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Playlist is a weekly column bringing you endless combinations of your favorite classics, new, and local music. Go listen at 8tracks.com/theutcecho. 1. Angus and Julia Stone – “Chandelier” The Stone siblings flawlessly cover this      track by Sia. 2. Mapei – “Don’t Wait” A light and […]

Local bar expands menu, facility

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Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Bitter Alibi has plans to open up a new breakfast restaurant while expanding their beer and liquor menu. The bar opened last year when the space went up for sale. Jason Bowers and Matt Skudlarek liked the space, bought it and opened the Bitter Alibi. “It was originally a coffee […]

The Playlist: snow daze

Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., —  The Playlist is a weekly column bringing you endless combinations of your favorite classics, new, and local music. Go listen at 8tracks.com/theutcecho. 1. Title Fight – “Murder Your Memory” Soft vocals give this track an eerie sound. 2. Joyce Manor – “Falling in Love Again” Barry Johnson’s vocals make this […]

Critic’s Corner: Drake “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

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Claire Peeler, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Most of us know Drake by his catchy lyrics and beats that you can’t help but dance to that are often repeatedly played on the radio station, but it is very clear that Drake is done singing about the club on a Tuesday on his new album “If You’re Reading This […]

Preview: JJ’s Bohemia to host local artist compilation

JJ’s Bohemia is located at 231 East Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Julia Weber, Chattanooga, Tenn., — A hole in the wall venue presents an off-the-wall show. JJ’s Bohemia is hosting an unforgettable mix of “wizard rapping” and funky electronic beats at the show this Saturday featuring soCro, Kindora, Rock Floyd and LiL iFFy. Located right off campus on E. MLK Boulevard, JJ’s provides the perfect escape […]

Renowned blues artist to perform at Patten Performance Series

By Sara Serkownek, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Five-time Blues Music Award winner Rory Block will perform at the UTC Fine Arts Center on Feb. 24. Block has dedicated her life to not only playing, but also understanding the blues. Block strives to recreate the sounds of the original Delta blues by performing acoustically. “It will literally […]

The Playlist: Folk

By Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Playlist is a weekly column bringing you endless combinations of your favorite classics, new, and local music. Go listen at 8tracks.com/theutcecho. 1. Lord Huron – “I Will Be Back One Day” Lord Huron is teetering the border between folk and alternative. Their sound is light and airy with a compilation of stringed instruments […]

Critic’s Corner: Dr. Dog “Live at a Flamingo Hotel”

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By Claire Peeler, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Dr. Dog is not a band you would hear of on a local radio station, but that doesn’t mean they’re a band that shouldn’t be heard. This indie/rock group has been around since 1999, and is especially know for their electrifying live performances. After recording seven albums, Dr. Dog […]