EDITOR'S NOTE: Barry Courter has a 24-year-old son who is a college graduate and a 19-year-old daughter who is a sophomore in college.
Q: Dad, Riverbend starts today. What should I see?
A: Like everybody else, you likely have your own favorites. See them, but I highly recommend venturing out and seeing someone you've never heard of. Especially an act on one of the smaller stages because you can get up close. Roll the dice and gamble a little.
— Barry Courter
Barry Courter is staff reporter and columnist for the Times Free Press. He started his journalism career at the Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1987. He covers primarily entertainment and events for ChattanoogaNow, as well as feature stories for the Life section. Born in Lafayette, Ind., Barry has lived in Chattanooga since 1968. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in broadcast journalism. He previously was ...