March Lineup For Charles And Myrtle's Coffeehouse

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Here is the March lineup for Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, located in Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Shows are at 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information call 504-7258 or visit www.christunity.org.  This a family friendly event. 

Review for the performers:

March 2 Nikke Talley 
Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a full time touring husband and wife duo based out of Asheville, N.C. contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals. Since January 2012 she and husband Jason Sharp, who accompanies her on finger style and flat picking guitar as well as bass, have played 120+ shows in six months in 10 states throughout the Southeast touring out of their Chevy van, Blue Bell, they bought with money raised from a successful Kickstarter campaign.

March 9 Russell Gulley 
As a veteran Muscle Shoals songwriter and musician, Russell was one of the founding members of Jackson Highway, a classic southern rock band right out of the 70's when Skynyrd was king and the Southeast was the breeding ground for roots rock and roll, soul, blues, country, and gospel.Today, he carries on that Shoals tradition proudly as evidenced in his latest CD, the acclaimed, "Back to the Swamp" on Jackson Highway Records. 

March 16  Shawn Gallaway 
Shawn Gallaway is a singer songwriter, visual artist, author, ceremonial healer, workshop facilitator, energy worker and certified lifeline practitioner. He has traveled throughout the world sharing his message of healing through the arts, branding Conscious Music a movement calling attention to the significance and to the consequences choice has in our lives. Recently, Shawn shared the stage with authors Gregg Braden, Bruce Lipton, Robert Holden and with rock and pop masters Orleans and Friends. He also had the high honor of being present for the showing of his I Choose Love music video during the presentation of a Freedom Award by the Civil Right’s Museum in Memphis to his Holiness the Dalai Lama.

March 23 Jeanne Jolley 
Jeanne released her debut full length, “Angels,” produced by Chris Boerner, released by The Foreign Exchange Music in October (2012) and has been on the road for her Album Release Tour playing to packed rooms in venues such as Lincoln Theater, Raleigh, NC, Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2), NYC, & The Rutledge, Nashville.  “She is undeniably a versatile singer with an amazing and rare ability to sing with the sophistication of modern jazz and the simple passion of an Appalachian Americana. Jolly has a gorgeous voice that isn’t something you hear or happen upon everyday” Common Folk Review 

March 31 Martha Ann Brooks, Laure Lappointe, Andrew Kelsay 
A trio of songwriters who will share the stage for the evening swapping songs, both old and new.


Cast Announced For Fat Shirley’s: A Trailer Park Opera

Casting has been announced for a new production of Fat Shirley’s: A Trailer Park Opera, a two act musical comedy opening at the Mountain Arts Community Center on July 31. Directed by Josh Ruben, Fat Shirley’s: A Trailer Park Opera explores the lives of trailer park residents in the aftermath of the death of their beloved landlady Fat Shirley. Not only do they have to cope with ... (click for more)

Music Instruction Studio Announces Grand Opening Of New Location In Cleveland

Music Instruction Studio announces the grand opening of its third location. Music Instruction Studio – Cleveland will open June 8. MIS – Cleveland will offer lessons in piano, guitar, bass, voice, violin and drums. A public open house to celebrate the opening will be held Saturday, June 6 from noon-4 p.m.  The public is invited to attend. “We want ... (click for more)

Driver Of Fleeing Truck Almost Hits Patrol Vehicle Of Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson; Gooch Arrested After Wreck

Deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office took an area man into custody on Friday afternoon after the stolen truck he was driving forced Sheriff Eric Watson to take evasive action to avoid striking the vehicle.   Sheriff Watson was patrolling in the area of Bates Pike when an alert was issued for a light blue F-150 pickup truck for a possible vandalism in progress. ... (click for more)

Man Drove On Pineville Railroad Tracks Trying To Flee Police

Chattanooga Police Officer Giuseppe Troncone didn’t try to follow a 49-year-old man who tried to escape by driving his Cadillac on railroad tracks in the Pineville area, according to an affidavit filed in Hamilton County Criminal Sessions Court. Instead, he soon caught up with Alvin Donell Davis just by driving along East Elmwood Drive toward the “cloud of smoke coming from the ... (click for more)

Best City, Really? - And Response

I believe the success Chattanooga has had in the best outdoor city contest has got to be the "Ridge Cut" trail. To be able to sit in your vehicle while inching along right beside the old steel plant and, of course, the train yard where tankers sit loaded with hazardous gases. Then passing through one of the city's most active areas for gunfire, it's a win win.   It's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: City Limits Worry Dogs, Cats

If you are a dog or a cat in the Chattanooga area, it is very important to know exactly where the city limits are. You need to know that if a stray animal is rescued in the city, it is taken to one of the finest animal shelters in all of America. But if the errant pooch or tabby is found in Hamilton County – outside the city limits -- it is taken to arguably the worst animal facility ... (click for more)