Black Jacket Symphony Returns Jan. 18 For Fleetwood Mac's Rumours

Friday, January 4, 2013

The Black Jacket Symphony returns to Chattanooga on Friday, Jan. 18, performing Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” live at the Tivoli Theater.  The Black Jacket Symphony has performed for sold out audiences throughout the southeast.  

Tickets are $25-30 and are on sale now at Memorial Auditorium box office, www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com, or by calling 642-TIXS.

Review for the Black Jacket Symphony: 
The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience by recreating classic albums in a live performance setting with a first class lighting and video production.

A selected album is performed in its entirety by a group of hand-picked musicians specifically selected for each album. With no sonic detail being overlooked, the musicians do whatever it takes to musically reproduce the album. Following the album and a brief intermission, the Black Jacket Symphony returns to the stage to perform a collection of greatest hits by the evening's artist. 


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