Bands On The Bluff To Include Blues, Bluegrass, Bourbon And Brews Oct. 5

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Hunter Museum’s Bands on the Bluff finale melds Southern music performed by local favorites, including Laura Walker & the Traveling Tennesseans, Rick Rushing, and Caney Village. The evening’s concert will feature separate and joint performances by the musicians for a celebration of the blues and bluegrass traditions. In addition to a cash bar, guests 21 and older can enjoy Maker’s Mark tastings courtesy of TJ Brown of Empire Distributors. 

Bands on the Bluff will be Thursday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m.

Museum guests will also have an opportunity to see the Hunter’s permanent collection through the eyes of STEM School of Chattanooga students. The students will share digital interpretations of Hunter collection works they created through a museum outreach partnership.  

Admission to Bands on the Bluff: Blues, Bluegrass, Bourbon and Brews is $5 and includes access to the special temporary exhibit Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White (free to members and children under 17 with a paying adult). Bands on the Bluff performances are the first Thursday of each month through October. 

Throwback Thursday is the first Thursday of each month from 4-8 p.m. During Throwback Thursday the Hunter Museum’s permanent collection is free and open to the public, and admission to the special temporary exhibition is a throwback price of $5. 

Bands on the Bluff is sponsored by Coca Cola UNITED and presented in partnership with SoundCorps. Throwback Thursdays are sponsored by Easy Auto with support from Publix Supermarkets Charities. 


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