The all local lineup for the 2018 Noontunes season is here. Sponsored by Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, TVFCU, and happening Wednesdays at noon from Sept. 19-Nov. 28, Noontunes’ home for 2018 will be the brand new Miller Park, 928 Market St., which reopens to the public on Sept. 14.
The 2018 Noontunes lineup is as follows:
Dr. B and the Ease, Funk, Sept. 19
Spinster, Alternative Folk, Sept. 26
Karla Felecia Scaife, Inspirational Soul, Oct. 3
Stringer's Ridge, Celtic / Folk, Oct. 10
Mary Loves Jazz, Swing, Blues, Jazz, Oct. 17
Floami Fly, Rap, Oct. 24
9th Street Stompers, Jazz, Oct. 31
Jesse Jungkurth and the Patron Haints, Folk / Rock, Nov. 7
Over Easy, Indie Pop / Post Punk, Nov. 14
No Show for the Thanksgiving Holiday
Chattanooga Girls Rock Stars, Rock, Nov. 28
“We are excited to help River City Company provide quality, free community programming for the renovated Miller Park,” said Todd Fortner, president and CEO of Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union. “Noontunes is a great opportunity for downtown employees to take a fun, relaxing mid-Wednesday break — while also giving local artists an outlet to perform.”
Each live performance has a host who will discuss with the artist his or her background and song selection providing insight not normally gathered from a standard show. Also, the musicians get the opportunity to perform to a unique crowd during a rare, lunchtime performance slot.
“Over the last two seasons, Noontunes has grown both in attendance and in the impressive selection of local musicians,” said Meagan Shinn, program director at River City Company. “We’re especially looking forward to the 2018 season with the move to Miller Park which will accommodate even more attendees and support growth for downtown businesses.”
Each performance will be open to the general public free of charge, live streamed and recorded and aired later on WUTC. This River City Company program sponsored by TVFCU is made possible through partners at SoundCorps, Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau, Jazzanooga, WUTC and River City Sessions. For more information about Noontunes, visit www.NoontunesCHA.com.