On Stage

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Dec. 8-17
Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present Driving Miss Daisy on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.  Performances will be at Midtown Central, 5705 Uptain Road.  Call 987-5141 for ticket information. 

Dec. 8-30
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast offers a musical extravaganza with a touch of Christmas spirit. Performances are set for Dec. 8-10, Dec. 14-17, and Dec. 28-30, with no performances on Christmas weekend. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays, Dec. 8-9 and 15-16, at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Dec. 9 and 16, at 2:30 p.m.; Sundays, Dec. 10 and 17, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays, Dec. 14 and 28, at 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, Dec. 29-30, at 7 p.m. Live captioning for the hearing impaired will be offered Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m.  Admission is $11-$30 and available by visiting the Theatre Centre box office at 400 River St. (Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.), by calling the box office at 267-8534 or by going to TheatreCentre.com.   

Dec. 12
Steve Earle and The Dukes, with special guests The Mastersons, at the Walker Theatre.  Music starts at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35-$50 plus fees and available here

Dec. 12-14
Broadway at the Tivoli Theatre 2017-2018 Season - Kinky Boots. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. Tickets are $77, $67, $52, and $37 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000.

Dec. 13
Jazz in the Lounge at Barking Legs Theater with the Ben Friberg Trio. 7 p.m.  Free. 

Dec. 14
River City Sessions will host its annual holiday show at The Granfalloon.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. 

Dec. 15
Heartland presents Christmas Songs and Stories with John Berry at the Walker Theatre.  Music starts at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $25-$75 plus fees and available here

Dec. 16
Puddles Pity Party performs at Walker Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.50 and $29.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

Dec. 16-17
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present their annual family holiday tradition, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. This year, the CSO will be joined by Chattanooga vocalist Neshawn Calloway, the CSO Chorus, the Center for Creative Arts Choir, and the Metropolitan Bells, all conducted by CSO Music Director Kayoko Dan. Tickets range from $21 (while supplies last) to $85 and children 17 and under can attend for $15. Tickets can be purchased by calling the CSO Box Office at 267-8583 or online at www.chattanoogasymphony.org

Dec. 18
Jennifer Nettles in concert at the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show is at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $99.50, $79.50 and $54.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

Dec. 20
Jazz in the Lounge at Barking Legs Theater with Dexter Bell and Friends. 7 p.m.  Free. 

Dec. 30
Caroline Cotter plays at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.  There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. 

Jan. 11
Henry Rollins - Travel Slideshow at Walker Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 Gold Circle and $27.50 Seated, plus applicable fees, and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.

Jan. 12
Southern gospel performers the Singing Echoes will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays at 7:30 p.m. at Ringgold's Patriot's Hall, 320 Emberson Drive in Ringgold, for the Share America Foundation. Randall Franks from TV's "In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund helping musicians achieve higher education. Donations for tickets are adults: $10, children 12 and under free with adult. Tickets may be purchased locally in advance during business hours at SonShine Christian Books 706-861-7675 in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, Share America Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 42 Tunnel Hill, Ga. 30755.

Jan. 13
Noah Zacharin 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.

Jan. 17
An Evening With David Rawlings, with his band: Gillian Welch, Willie Watson, Paul Kowert, and Brittany Haas, will be at the Tivoli Theatre at 8 p.m. The concert is for all ages.  Tickets are $25 and $35.  They are available at Ticketmaster.com, the Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000.

Jan. 20
Sistern 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. 

Jan. 27 
Russel Gulley 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. 

Feb. 3
The Black Jacket Symphony presents Led Zeppelin IV at the Tivoli Theatre at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $25 and $35 and will be available at Ticketmaster.com, the Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by calling 800-745-3000. 

Feb. 3
Dana Cooper 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. 

Feb. 8
Dale's Pale Ale presents Steep Canyon Rangers at Walker Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 and $22 plus applicable fees and are available all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Feb. 9
Willie Watson at Barking Legs, 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 advance/$18 day of show and are available here.

Feb. 9
Kelsea Ballerini: The Unapologetically Tour comes to the Tivoli Theater, with guest Walker Hayes.  The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $49.50 and $39.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Feb. 10
Pierce Pettis 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. 

Feb. 16
Jim Brickman: An Evening of Romance at the Walker Theatre.  Music starts at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $50-$75 plus fees and available here

Feb. 17
Mountain Creek House Fire 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. 

Feb. 23
Jonny Lang in concert at Walker Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $65 and $40 plus applicable fees and are available all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

Feb. 23
The Blackberry Smoke Winter Tour 2018, with guest Lukas Nelson and Promis of the Real, comes to the Tivoli Theatre.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $69.50, $49.50 and $34.50 and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

Feb. 24
Kyle Natchtiga 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. 

Feb. 26
The Garden Bros Circus at McKenzie Arena, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m . Tickets are available at www.GardenBrosCircus.com

March 2
Power Rangers Live! at Tivoli Theatre. Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 Gold Circle and $27.50 Seated, plus applicable fees, and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.

March 3
Buddy Mondlock 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 10
Disney Junior Dance Party comes to the Tivoli Theatre  Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $59.50, $44.50 and $34.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

April 13
"Weird Al" Yankovic - The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, with special guest Emo Philips, will be at Walker Theatre inside the Memorial Auditorium.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $79.50 and $59.50 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, Tivoli Theatre Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.

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. 

 


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