Jim Witter To Perform “Feelin’ Groovy” In Cleveland Nov. 5

Monday, October 29, 2012

Jim Witter will bring his nostalgic show “Feelin’ Groovy: The 60’s and the Music of Simon and Garfunkel” to the Conn Center on the Campus of Lee University on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. 

Tickets may be purchased at the door for $25 for this concert, or a discounted season ticket may be purchased for $40 that will provide admittance to this concert and the two remaining concerts. They are Feb. 26, the Side Street Strutters, a jazz ensemble and featuring the voice of Melony Collins and April 25, the Legacy of Floyd Cramer as presented by his grandson Jason Coleman. For more information call 473-1114 or 715-5662.

Review for Feelin' Groovy:

Feelin’ Groovy is a “trip” back to the time of freedom, love and lava lamps - and what better songs to represent that time than those of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Their music and lyrics are synonymous with the ‘60s.  Featuring classics including “The Sound of Silence,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Mrs. Robinson,” and “Scarborough Fair” – their songs are the soundtrack of a decade that vibrated a nation. This guitar trio stars the talented creator and performer Jim Witter and features Ian Tanner performing the timeless classic hits of the decade’s most famous folk duo.  Witter’s music and songwriting has earned him multiple awards and nominations from the Canadian Country Music Association, the Juno Awards, and the Dove Awards.  He has shared the stage with such notables as Faith Hill, The Beach Boys, Toby Keith, and Shania Twain, who introduced him on stage as her “favorite Canadian male artist.”

The Cleveland-Bradley Concert Association has been presenting internationally acclaimed artists since 1958.  This all-volunteer nonprofit organization is committed to enriching the cultural life of the Cleveland-Bradley area through live performances.   



Warehouse Row Reintroduces Lunchtime Symphony Performances

Warehouse Row is bringing lunchtime entertainment to downtown once again with the return of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera performance series. The live musical midday events are launching along with CSO’s 2014-2015 season, and will be hosted at Warehouse Row on the third Thursday of every month from September through the end of this year. The concert series offers Warehouse ... (click for more)

Dalton Ghost Tours Is Friday

Dalton Ghost Tours will be held Friday at 8 p.m. with a live reenactment of events that led to Dalton's sole legal hanging. One hundred years ago former Union soldier W.I. Umphrey came to Dalton in search of work. He found what he was looking for on the farm of prominent citizen Joseph Pritchett. What followed was murder. The tour will start and end at the wooden deck, directly ... (click for more)

EPB Says "Close To A Wash" On City Street Light Billing

EPB President Harold DePriest denied Wednesday that EPB owes the city over $1 million on street light billing. He stated,  “EPB has never said that we owe the city $1.2 million. When all the facts are taken into account, the financial difference is close to a wash.” Mr. DePriest said, "I regret that this complicated issue has been oversimplified in some reports. As we’ve ... (click for more)

New Red Bank Zoning Ordinance Is Ready For Review

The new Red Bank zoning ordinance is ready for review, City Manager Randall Smith said Tuesday night. It can be seen on www.redbanktn.gov and the link to zoning regulations. The new ordinance will replace one that was created 30 years ago.    The plan will encompass both residential and commercial development and is intended to direct ... (click for more)

Why So Much For A Rail Study?

From the things that make you go hmm department. Ok, so the feds are giving us $400k and the city is kicking in another $300k for a total of $700k to do a study on having in town rail service. Why so much for a study? Don't get me wrong, I'm totally down with Chattanooga having some passenger trains running around. I get that. It's awesome. We've needed it for a long time. I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Certainly No Expert

Sometime on Monday night, after I had written a piece on getting swatted with a switch as a kid, I got an email from ESPN Canada asking if I would be a televised guest on “Off the Record,” the most watched daily sports show in Canada. The subject: corporal punishment in America. Are you kidding me? I am hardly an expert. All weekend my world of sports and its excitement was warped ... (click for more)