On Stage

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April 17-21
UTC Theatre Co. is bringing old-fashioned razzle dazzle to Chattanooga with Chicago—a story of murder, greed and adultery.  Performances will be in the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre in the UTC Fine Arts Center. The play runs April 17-21 at 7:30 p.m., with an additional matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Tickets may be purchased at the UTC Fine Arts Center box office in person or by phone at 425-4269, or by visiting https://www.utc.edu/theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for students (with proof of student ID) and seniors.  

April 19-28
Ringgold Playhouse presents True West. Performances will run April 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m., with a special matinee performance Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for seniors and students, and can be purchased in person at Ringgold City Hall, over the phone at 706-935-3061, or online at CityOfRinggoldGa.gov

April 20
Steve Wariner at Songbirds North Stage. $40 and available here. Drivin N Cryin Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m. 

April 20
Ghostland Observatory plays at The Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 in advance or $28 the day of the show, plus applicable fees, and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

April 20
Rappers in the Round at Barking Legs Theater. 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and available here.

April 20-22
The Professional Actor Training Program at Chattanooga State presents Maids of Honor. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  Performances take place in the Humanities Theatre at Chattanooga State, 4501 Amnicola Hwy.  Admission is free. Reservations are not needed.  For mature audience only, not family friendly. 

April 21
CSO Pops Series: Bob's Favorites at the Tivoli Theater.  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

April 21
Curtis and Loretta play at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.

April 21
Cicada Rhythm at Barking Legs Theater, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 day of show and available here.

April 21
Paul Childres featuring Jordan Hallquist at Songbirds on the South Stage.  Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show begins at 9 p.m.

April 22
The CSOYO’s annual Chamber Ensemble Dessert Concert features advanced musicians from the CSOYO Symphony for an afternoon performance and dessert. No admission charge, but donations are appreciated and reservations are required. RSVP online at http://csoyo.chattanoogasymphony.org/events/ensemble-dessert-concert-rsvp/. For more details call 267-9011 or email csoyo@chattanoogasymphony.org.  First Christian Church is at 600 McCallie Ave.

April 22
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, with Richard Thompson, will be in concert at the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $89, $69, $59, and $44 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. 

April 23-24
ETC partners with the Hunter Museum for Casting the Canvas, a night of short plays inspired by six works of art. At Barking Legs Theater at 7:30 p.m. Call 987-5141 for ticket information. 

April 24
Indie punk trio Screaming Females plays at Sluggo's.

April 25
Papadosio with Aqueous will play at The Signal. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the show, plus applicable fees, and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

April 25
Deer Tick and John Moreland. Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m. 

April 25
Jazz in the Lounge with Terri Hall at Barking Legs Theater, 7 p.m. Free admission. 

April 26
As The Crow Flies will perform at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $32 in advance and $35 the day of the show, plus applicable fees.  They will be available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com, or phone phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

April 26
CSO Masterworks Series: Symphonie Fantasique at the Tivoli Theater.  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

April 26
The Main Squeeze with supporting acts Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers. Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m. Tickets are $12-$15, plus fees. 

April 27
An Evening with David Wilcox at Songbirds North Stage. 7 p.m. $25. Cosmic Charlie Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m.  

April 27
Veterans of the Chattanooga music scene are teaming up to honor all Tennessee Valley veterans for the 6th annual American Dream Concert at Historic Engel Stadium at 6 p.m.  The concert supports veterans and directly benefits UTC's College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program.  Roger Alan Wade will kick off the celebration at 6 p.m.  The Power Players follow at 7 p.m., Jimmy Tawater plays at 8 p.m., and Overland Express takes the stage at 9 p.m. Tickets are available now at www.riverbendfestival.com. Admission is available online or at the gate day of show.

April 27
Clutch - Spring Tour 2018, with The Bronx, Red Fang and Fireball Ministry, perform at The Signal.  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $29 in advance and $33 the day of the show plus applicable fees and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX.

April 27-May 13
Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s production of “A Room with a View.” Performances on April 27-28, May 4-5 and May 11-12 begin at 8 p.m. Shows on May 3 and May 10 begin at 7 p.m. Matinees on April 29, May 6 and May 13 begin at 2:30 p.m. The show will be presented in the Circle Theatre with limited seating. Reservations are recommended. For tickets, call the Theatre Centre box office at 267-8534 or visit TheatreCentre.com.

April 28
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at the Tivoli Theater.  The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $39.50-$100 and available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

April 28
Shani Palmer Electric Band performs at the Fireside Grille at 3018 Cummings Hwy. from 8:30 a.m. until midnight. Blues, rock, beloved covers, alt-country and more.

April 28
The Beaters, a Chattanooga institution, at Songbirds North Stage. 7 p.m. $10. Anderson East. Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m. 

April 28
Rough and Tumble plays at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.

April 28
Hops and Opera at Barking Legs Theater, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available here.

May 1
Metropolitan Bells 2018 Spring Concert. Grove Level Baptist Church, 2802 Cleveland Hwy., Dalton.  7:30 p.m. and free to the public.  Donations will be accepted.

May 2
Celtic Woman at Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $101, $61 and $41, plus applicable fees, and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

May 2
Jazz in the Lounge with Alan Wyatt Quartet at Barking Legs Theater, 7 p.m. Free admission. 

May 3
Brain Candy Live! Adam Savage & Michael Stevens is coming to the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $125 VIP, $75, $49 and $39 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

May 3
The Mavericks play at Walker Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $69.50, plus applicable fees, and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

May 3
Breaking Benjamin with 10 Years at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 in advance, $43 day of show and available at Songbirds Guitar Museum, online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

May 3
Nelly, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Juvenile will perform at 7 p.m at AT&T Field. Tickets are $34–$69 and are available here

May 3
Perpetual Groove. Songbirds South Stage. 9 p.m. 

May 3
Metropolitan Bells 2018 Spring Concert. First United Methodist Church, 3425 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland.  7:30 p.m. and free to the public.  Donations will be accepted.

May 3
L.A. Witch at Levitation, Shaky Knees and Muddy Roots perform at at JJs Bohemia. 

May 4
Henry Cho brings comedy to the Walker Theater.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. 

May 5
The Black Jacket Symphony presents Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction at the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. The show is for all ages. Tickets are $25 and $35.  They will be available at Ticketmaster.com, the Tivoli Theatre Box Office and by calling 800-745-3000. 

May 5
Lera Lynn will perform at Songbirds, 35 Station St., on the North Stage. 7 p.m.  Tickets are $20 and available here.  Singer-songwriter. Co-producer. Multi-instrumentalist. Lera Lynn juggles multiple roles on Resistor, an album that finds the Nashville transplant embellishing her Americana roots with a mix of spacey, left-of-center rock and experimental pop-noire. 

May 5
R&M Tribute Entertainment will return to the GEM Theater at 7:30 p.m. 700 Tennessee Ave. in Etowah.  Elvis & Legends Tribute Show features tributes to the King of Rock N’ Roll – Elvis Presley.  Brandon E will perform the ‘70’s concert era along with special guest and Pigeon Forge headliner, Stewart Chapman will perform the 50’s, 60’s era.  Ann Margaret will also be making a guest appearance. The show also pays tributes to legends such as Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette.  Along with the tributes the show incorporates some comedian humor.  Jamie Simpson has been voted #1 in the world for his Jeff Foxworthy tribute. Tickets are available in Etowah at the L&N Depot and the Etowah Community Center or by calling Missy at 865-684-6082. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the show.  Reserved seats are $20 and general admission are $15 (12-6 years old $7 and 5 and under are free).  

May 8
Metropolitan Bells 2018 Spring Concert. Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road. 7:30 p.m. and free to the public.  Donations will be accepted.

May 9
Big Daddy Weave featuring Brandon Heath will be at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58 North, Harrison.  Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketfly.com,  the Music Office at Bayside Baptist Church after April 23, and at the door the night of the concert.  

May 10
An Evening With Ghost will be at the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $68.50, $48.50, $38.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

May 10
Aaron Watson plays at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show and available at Songbirds Guitar Museum, online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

May 10
ETC partners with the Hunter Museum for Casting the Canvas, a night of short plays inspired by six works of art. At the Hunter Museum. The Hunter Museum performance will take viewers on a guided trip through the museum, stopping and performing each play in front of the piece that served as the inspiration. 6 p.m. Call 987-5141 for ticket information. 

May 10-13
Cirque du Soleil - Corteo. UTC Arena.

May 11
Edwin McCain performs at Walker Theatre.  The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 plus applicable fees and available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

May 11-12
Stomp at the Tivoli Theater.  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at also doors open at 1 p.m. on Saturday with a 2 p.m. show.   Tickets are $37-$77 and available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

May 12
Michael Johnathon plays at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.

May 12
Swing with the 9th Street Stompers at Barking Legs Theater, 8 p.m. Tickets are $8-$10 and available here.  

May 12
Jericho Brass is performing in a joint concert with the Brass Band of Nashville.  Admission is free. Donations will benefit cancer research.  7 p.m. at Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison. 
A program of British-style Brass Band music including marches, patriotic music, hymn arrangements for brass, and contest pieces.  

May 15
Machine Gun Kelly plays at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of show and available at Songbirds Guitar Museum, online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX.

May 16
Chicago in concert at the Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $149.50, $99.50, $84.50 and $69.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. 

May 19
Award winning Jfest, the Tennessee Valley’s biggest and longest running Christian Music Festival, at Camp Jordan.  Gates open at 9:30 a.m. with the music beginning at 10 a.m.  Jfest/5K begins at  8 a.m. The artist lineup includes Tenth Avenue North (currently #1 song in Christian Music “Control”), Britt Nicole, Unspoken, Calling Glory, Finding Favour, Mallary Hope, The Color,  he Young Escape, and returning after the largest Jfest fireworks ever, the JRadio Afterparty featuring Christian Rap/Hip Hop Artist Aaron Cole.  www.jfest.com

May 19
Jerry Haskew and Andy Laird play at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.

May 22
Stone Temple Pilots come to Chattanooga and play at The Signal on Tuesday, May 22.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the show plus applicable fees and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX.

May 22
Piano Virtuoso Thollem McDonas at Barking Legs Theater, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and $15 and available here.

May 31
Legends of Jazz Stephane Grappelli at Barking Legs Theater, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and $15 and available here. 

June 2
David Blaine performs at the Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $49-$99 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. 

June 3
Gary Clark Jr. will play at the Signal.  Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $39.50 in advance and $45 the day of show plus applicable fees and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

July 14
Kurt Vile and The Violators, with Dylan Carlson at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins sat 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 the day of the show and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX.

July 16
Modest Mouse, at Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $69.50 in advance, $49.50 the day of show and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 1
Nahko And Medicine for the People with Xiuhtezcatl will perform at the Signal.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 the day of show and are available at Songbirds Guitar Museum and Online at thesignaltn.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX. 

Aug. 2
ABBA the Concert: A Tribute to ABBA, at the Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $34.50-$64.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. 

Aug. 9
Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform at the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $85, $75, $55, and $45 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Aug. 25
The Shenandoah 30 Year Tour comes to the Tivoli Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $58, $48, and $38 (plus fees) and are available here

Oct. 12
KZ106 Presents A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the concert will be at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $99.50, $79.50, $59.50, $39.50 and $34.50 and will be available here

Nov. 10
Allen Stone with supporting guest, Nick Waterhouse, perform at Walker Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees) and available here

Dec. 10
Celtic Thunder X will perform at the Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $98.50, $78.50, $58.50 and $38.50 (plus applicable fees) and available here

Dec. 30
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at the Tivoli Theatre. Performances at 1 and 5 p.m. Tickets are $30-$177 and available here


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