Shark Week Plays For All-American Summer Concert Series Thursday

Monday, July 8, 2013

This week's All-American Summer concert offers up "rock with a bite" on the Hunter Museum Terrace with Chattanooga band, Shark Week, Thursday at 6 p.m. 

A cash bar will be open and food will be available from Good Dog. This performance is included with regular Hunter Museum admission, so stop in and see the new exhibit "Whitfield Lovell: Deep River" before or after the show.




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