Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – Jack A’s Chop Shop Saloon Grand Opening

Friday, May 17, 2013 - by Bob Payne
Bob Payne
Bob Payne
- photo by Snoop Puppy

Jack A’s Chop Shop Saloon, located at 742 Ashland Terrace, is having their Grand Opening on Saturday, May 18, all day. This is a wonderful place that features great music and fun. Arlo Gilliam starts things off at Noon, playing outside on the deck. The Casey Adams Band comes on at 1 p.m., followed by Tim Lewis at 4 p.m.

Inside, Pee Wee Moore & the Awful Dreadful Snakes starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by Queen Lightning at 7:30 p.m. Ragdoll finishes off the activities by taking the stage at 10 p.m. There will be food & drink specials all day.

I have been to Jack “A’s” Chop Shop Saloon a few times and have always had a great time.  In addition to good food, they feature the cleanest restrooms of any place I have ever seen. You can also get breakfast anytime! Liquor, wine & beer are all served by the friendly staff at Jack A’s Chop Shop. While the inside is non-smoking, there is a front deck and a back deck for smokers. For more info, just try their web page at www.jackaschopshopsaloon.com.

For a day of incredible music, try Jack A’s Chop Shop Saloon. From Dayton Boulevard in Red Bank, take Ashland Terrace about a mile and it is on your right. From Hixson Pike, turn on Ashland Terrace by Highland Plaza and it is about a mile on your left. See you there!

And, don’t forget Nightfall on Friday night, the Chattanooga Market on Sunday, and all of our wonderful music venues that will be featuring live music in the Scenic City.

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.


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