Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – Upcoming Events At Track 29

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 - by Bob Payne
Bob Payne
Bob Payne
- photo by Mark A. Herndon

As summer approaches, Track 29 heats up the Southside with some big concerts in the next month. The Platinum record selling rock group from Omaha, Nebraska – 311 – is on the bill for May 8. Celebrating the release of their 11th album Stereolithic, 311 has been entertaining audiences more than 25 years. Do you know where the name 311 comes from? Don’t look, Ethel.

On May 9, Track 29 welcomes Adventure Club, an electronica Dubstep duo from Canada. The group has been tearing up the festival circuit in the past couple of years.

Swedish Heavy Metal Band Ghost appears at Track 29 on May 10. Kind of like the Metal version of Here Come The Mummies, Ghost appears on stage wearing full costumes.

Tegan & Sara, Indie Rockers from Canada appear at Track 29 on May 13. The Grammy nominated identical twins have won numerous Juno awards, Canada’s version of the Grammy.

Country artist David Nail, also a Grammy nominated artist, performs at Track 29 on May 15th. In addition to a Grammy nomination, David Nail also has a couple ACM (Academy of Country Music) nominations. He is not from Omaha or from Canada. 

Keeping the Omaha connection going, Conor Oberst joins folk rock band Dawes for a show on May 17th at Track 29. Dawes quickly became a Chattanooga favorite after an appearance at Nightfall a couple years ago.

Not to be outdone by Omaha, Canada is again represented at Track 29 again in the form of rockers Theory Of A Deadman. Their appearance is scheduled for May 29th.

Thursday, May 29 sees Waka Flocka Flame brings his unique rap style to Track 29, all the way from the rap and hip hop capital of the world, Atlanta.

Toni Braxton’s little sister Tamar visits Chattanooga for a Bessie Smith Strut afterparty on June 9 at Track 29. With three Grammy nominations this year, Tamar Braxton is one of R & B’s hottest acts. 

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Bob Payne grew up in Chattanooga and graduated from Baylor School. He is the Entertainment Editor for the and assistant talent buyer for Friends Of The Festival.

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