One vote was enough to put Jordan Hallquist & the Outfit in the McKay's Road to Nightfall finals at Rhythm & Brews, according to Jonathan Susman with Chattanooga Presents.
The first Chattanooga Film Music Symposium is in the books. About 60 people attended, and Chattanooga Symphony & Opera folks hope to have more next year.
Longtime local disc jockey/on-air personality Tommy Jett is among 10 people who will be inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame May 4.
BARRY COURTER: Lisa, just as we sometimes need to put on a pair of work boots and maybe a John Deere cap and get a little wild at a WWE or monster truck show, the well-rounded person will occasionally put on a pair of heels and something frilly and take i
The Forester Sisters will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in September, according to Kim Forester.
Quilts are very often labors of love. Every stitch, every piece of cloth and every image has a meaning to the artist.
Editor’s note: Barry Courter has a 23-year-old son who is a college graduate and a 19-year-old daughter who is a freshman in college.
New series debuts live from Track 29 tonight
Limited tickets are available for the first Scenic City Roots show, presented live from Track 29 tonight, March 7.
Chad Bledsoe, owner of Chad's Records since 1988, will begin selling his inventory at Winder Binder Gallery & Used Books on Saturday, according to his cousin and gallery owner David Smotherman.
The awards and honors keep piling up for some local radio personalities.
BARRY SAYS: Ever since seeing the documentary “Forks Over Knives,” we have tried to eat more of a plant-based diet than meat-based and, while it hasn’t been easy on Kelley, she has taken the challenge to heart.
Brenda does not want to die yet, so with her 60th birthday looming and a history of heart problems, she decided to lose some of the 340 pounds she was carrying.
Registration is closed for the inaugural Southeast Film Music Symposium, which is this weekend at three downtown locations, but tickets remain for the two feature concerts that are open to the general public.
Comedian does things his way
Watching the online episode of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" featuring Brian Regan and Jerry Seinfeld is not recommended if one of the stars is due to call at any minute for a telephone interview.
A lifelong dog owner, Sandra Weigle decided about 20 years ago that she wanted to show dogs and began looking for a breed that appealed to her.
Scenic City Roots, a monthly music series kicking off next week in town, has the potential to introduce the city's music scene to the state and the region.
LISA DENTON: Barry, you know I'm not one to geek out over "Star Wars." I dozed off during the last film, "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" in 2005, but I have to say I'm intrigued by the guests coming to Con Nooga at the Chattanooga Choo Choo this weekend.
Gary Janney is accustomed to singing with big stars but not in front of an audience that numbers in the millions.
As the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and its fans have matured, it could be argued that it is still a tattoos and ponytails event, but the ink has faded some, and the ponytails are graying a bit.
I don't remember when I first met Dennis Palmer. My wife has known him since first grade at the old Barger Elementary and used to kid him about the day he came to school dressed as Alice Cooper.
Old and new British acts headline this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
BARRY COURTER: Lisa, you know that I spend most of my days off from work doing fun and relaxing things around my house like painting, plumbing or yard work.
In a move designed to bring more focus on celebrating Southern literature, the Arts & Education Council is changing the names of both its organization and its signature event.
Local artist, musician and teacher Dennis Palmer, 56, died Friday night. He was known around the world as a pioneer in improvisational music through his work with longtime friend and collaborator Bob Stagner.
Writing a score for a movie is hard enough; performing it live while that movie is onscreen above you is some serious heavy lifting.
Pizza can come in all sizes and flavors. Most folks fall into two main camps: deep-dish, Chicago style or thin-crust, New York-style foldable slices.
You kind of have to admire the folks behind the Grammy Awards for the way they read a calendar, or ignore it as the case may be.
By the time Jimmy Wayne was 14 years old, he had been in the crossfire of four gunfights — and didn't get shot.
LISA DENTON: Barry, if I said, "Let's chase each other around the room tonight," would your first thought be about Merle Haggard?
In the past, Josh Lattimer lost more than a few outside sales at his Car Care Now detailing business because he only took cash or checks for payment.
Riverbend officials have added an anti-gang element to one of its outreach programs and Civil War history to another.
Steve Byrne finding sitcom world a lot of fun
Comedian Steve Byrne says he has an advantage when it comes to starring in a sitcom based on his life.
Riverbend officials have added an anti-gang element to one of its outreach programs.
Sometimes one good idea leads to others.
The Riverbend Festival is bringing back one of its most popular acts ever, booking Lynyrd Skynyrd to play on the Coca-Cola Stage on June 13.
LISA DENTON: Barry, one of my favorite days of the year is coming up.
The large theater inside the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences is empty, but onstage, seven CSAS first- and second-graders are learning to be Winkies, clawing at the air and eeking.
Tuesday night, otherwise known as Faith and Family Night at Riverbend 2013, will take on a familiar look and sound.
I've talked with a lot of super fans over the years, and I would have to now put Camille Gregg near the top.
Cathy Brindisi has big plans surrounding Friday night's World Wrestling Entertainment big event at McKenzie Arena.
Does the concept of camping sound appealing, but the idea of sleeping in a tent doesn’t?
LISA DENTON: Barry, I'm a little jealous that you got to talk to a great musician with one of the coolest names in the industry. How was Dweezil Zappa?
The name has changed, but the idea behind a multiday celebration of the arts is essentially the same, according to organizers of "spark, a right brain celebration."
Molly Hussey has dozens of ideas for new paintings and sculpture pieces in her sketchbooks, but her brushes, paints and other art-making materials are boxed up and in storage.
THINGS I WISH MY KIDS WOULD ASK ME
Although tickets do not officially go on sale for Elton John's upcoming concert at McKenzie Arena until 10 a.m. Friday, you can buy them online — maybe — for as little as $116 and as much as $656.