The North River Civic Center Sunset Concert Series will begin the new season with a performance by Sweet Georgia Sound. The concert will be held on Friday from 7-8 p.m. It is free and open to everyone.
Review for Sweet Georgia Sound:
In existence since 1994, Sweet Georgia Sound is a 20-member ensemble which provides Big Band swing and dance music for weddings, parties, festivals, galas and other events. SGS is regularly featured at the Chattanooga Market, has made appearances at Chattanooga’s Riverbend Festival and was the founding band and co-producer of Chattanooga’s Swingfest. Most recently SGS was chosen to be the featured performer at the centennial celebration for the Hamilton County Courthouse.
SGS plays a variety of listening, dance, and ballroom dance music that includes classic and modern big band, swing, Latin, and waltz tunes and features the vocal numbers of some of the greats like Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Sweet Georgia Sound is known as Chattanooga’s Big Band.
North River Civic Center Concert Series 2013-2014 Schedule:
Aug 16 Sweet Georgia Sound
Sept. 20 Willa Creek Quartet
Oct. 18 Chattanooga Community Orchestra
Nov. 22 Tee Bumpass
Dec. 10 Scenic City Chorus
Jan. 17 Chattanooga Clarinet Choir
Feb. 28 Jericho Brass Band
March 21 Bill McCallie
April 18 Blue John
May 16 Fletcher Bright
June 20 Bounty Hunter