Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – Tommy Jett Spectacular To Feature Best Music Ever!

Malemen Band, Stratoblasters, Others Scheduled To Appear

Friday, April 19, 2013 - by Bob Payne
The Malemen Band
The Malemen Band

The 16th Annual Tommy Jett’s Entertainers Reunion, Sunday the Read House, will feature some of Chattanooga’s finest bands, including headliners The Malemen Band, The Stratoblasters, Crossfire, the Robby Hopkins Band, Queen B & the Well Strung Band, Paul Smith & the Sky High Band, and the Band Raven.

The Malemen Band rarely performs at public shows, as they are one of the most sought after private show bands in the southeast. If you want to see a truly professional band, the Malemen are as good as they get.

With 2011 Country Band of the Year Robby Hopkins, 2010 Cover Band of the Year Crossfire, the Stratoblasters, which features 2010 & 2012 keyboardist of the year Bobby Williams, one of Chattanooga’s most popular bands - Queen B & The Well Strung Band, veteran band leader Paul Smith & the Sky High Band, and Band Raven, this should be one fine day for music.

Tommy Jett, a local Chattanooga Broadcast Celebrity for over 52 years, created the Tommy Jett Entertainer’s Reunion. Over the years, Tommy Jett has raised tens of thousands of dollars for charities such as: The Shriner’s Burn Unit, the March of Dimes, the American Diabetes Assn., the Chattanooga hurricane victims, the Nashville flood victims, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and Chattanooga Hospice.

The proceeds this year will go to The Chattanooga Area Food Bank, which meets the emergency food needs of over 20,000 people every week in the surrounding 20 counties. A donation for the Food Bank is requested at the door.

For more information, contact Tommy Jett – 423.488.3322, Becki DeBord – 423.488.8106, Craig Tyndall – 423.802.9130 or Linda McReynolds (Chattanooga Food Bank) - 423-622-1800 ext 218.

For local music info, try www.chattanoogaentertainers.com or www.chattanooganightscope.com. They both have great local music info and schedules. For local info on Country music, try Jim Boles’ site www.chattacountry.ning.com.

Email Bob Payne at davrik2000@yahoo.com or catch him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/davrik2000.

Tommy Jett Entertainers Reunion This Sunday
Tommy Jett Entertainers Reunion This Sunday

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