Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – Power Players, Desert Noises Featured at Riverfront Nights Saturday

Friday, August 16, 2013 - by Bob Payne
Desert Noises
Desert Noises

Riverfront Nights continues on Saturday, August 17th with Desert Noises. Opening for them is The Power Players Show Band.

Desert Noises makes music for shouting into canyons, jumping into rivers, and getting married to the wide-open road. With a strong maturity in their songwriting, they conjure the majesty of the American pastoral landscape.

Featuring some of the region's best musicians, The Power Players are a train-horn blast of a band that packs a sonic funk-punch.

All shows are child and pet friendly. Beer sales begin at 6:30 PM. Local opening bands start at 7PM and headliners hit their first notes at 8 PM sharp, playing until 10-ish. The Riverfront Nights Concert Series offers free admission to all.

Healthy lifestyles, sustainable development/business practices, and an intense love of outdoor recreation have made up the "three-legged stool" that's made our town the envy of the Southeastern U.S. 

No other venue provides the now legendary vibe of this unique musical series that aims to please all people, all the time. 

For more information, check out www.riverfrontnights.com to see a listing of artists, sponsors, and events. Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

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.

Bob Payne
Bob Payne
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