The Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band will kick off the 2nd annual free, Thursday evening concert series at the Mountain Arts Community Center, 809 Kentucky Ave. on Signal Mountain, Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m.
"Mountain Cove Bluegrass is a six-member band comprised of talented young musicians ranging in age from 18 to 21 from Chattanooga area high schools. They have garnered frequent news media attention for outstanding instrumental work, close vocal harmonies, and their energetic stage presence," officials said.
The group began performing in late 2008, gaining audience approval and local media attention. Their first CD, "New Generation," was released in late 2009, and their second CD, "Back Home," was released in 2011.
Band members include: Austin Adkins, 21, guitar; Cody Harvey, 20, lead banjo, guitar and vocals; Mike Holloway, 20, bass fiddle and vocals; Colin Mabry, 19, lead vocals and lead guitar; Tyler Martelli, 19, harmonica, mandolin, guitar and vocals; and Wil Markham, 18, fiddle and vocals.