Rhythm And Brews To Close In September; Dougher To Book Talent At Choo Choo Complex

Monday, August 3, 2015
Mike Dougher and Lea Carter
Mike Dougher and Lea Carter
- photo by Mark Herndon

Rhythm and Brews will close in September, and manager Mike Dougher will assist Monica Maples Kinsey in booking talent at the Chattanooga Choo venues.

The Choo Choo is opening a new Revelry Room, and its Track 29 is moving into the former Centennial Theater.

Rhythm and Brews has operated downtown for 16 years.

Mike Dougher with Hank & Cupcakes
Mike Dougher with Hank & Cupcakes
- photo by Mark Herndon

Blackburn, Padilla Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Ensure Artists Are Paid For Their Music Across All Platforms

Share America Foundation Chooses Banjo Stylist Dawson Wright As A Scholarship Designee

WUTC Fall Pledge Drive Is Underway Through Friday, Sept. 30


U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) introduced the bipartisan American Music Fairness Act to ensure artists and music creators receive fair compensation for the use of ... (click for more)

The Share America Foundation, Inc. announced its 2022 Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship winners at the Colonnade in Ringgold. The scholarship honors students excelling in the Appalachian ... (click for more)

WUTC-FM 88.1 kicks off its Fall Pledge Drive today with a $50,000 goal. Listener contributions cover two-thirds of the cost to WUTC for NPR programming. The Fall Pledge Drive continues ... (click for more)



Entertainment

Blackburn, Padilla Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Ensure Artists Are Paid For Their Music Across All Platforms

U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) introduced the bipartisan American Music Fairness Act to ensure artists and music creators receive fair compensation for the use of their songs on AM/FM radio. This legislation will bring corporate radio broadcasters in line with all other music streaming platforms, which already pay artists for their music. Identical legislation ... (click for more)

Share America Foundation Chooses Banjo Stylist Dawson Wright As A Scholarship Designee

The Share America Foundation, Inc. announced its 2022 Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship winners at the Colonnade in Ringgold. The scholarship honors students excelling in the Appalachian musical arts. Pearl and Floyd Franks are the late parents and former entertainment managers of actor/entertainer Randall Franks, "Officer Randy Goode" from TV's "In the Heat of the Night." ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Killed, Another Man Injured After Car Is Riddled With Bullets Late Sunday Night

A man, 32, was killed, and another man, 24, was injured Sunday night in a shooting on South Lyerly Street. At 10:16 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to multiple calls about a shooting. Upon arrival, police observed a vehicle with multiple bullet holes, with no victims around it. Approximately one hour later, a man walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound. ... (click for more)

2-Year-Old Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In Neighbor's Pool In Bradley County

A two-year old child has died after being found in a neighbor's pool Sunday afternoon. The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Bradley County EMS and Bradley County Fire and Rescue were dispatched at 1:18 p.m. to an address on Burnt Ridge Drive, Charleston, in reference to a possible drowning. The call came when neighbors discovered an unresponsive child in their pool. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Quarry Across From Reflection Riding Is A Terrible Idea

The Regional Planning Agency recently passed a rezoning proposal for a quarry across from Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center on the west side of Lookout Creek. Shockingly, this proposal goes to the City Council on Oct. 10 for approval. The residents at Black Creek development and Covenant Logistics are justifiably against this zoning change and have many concerns about ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: MTSU's Biggest Win Ever

There are those among us who believe Tennessee’s 38-33 win over Florida was the biggest win in the South on Saturday but, ah, that’s because they still don’t know that “little” Middle Tennessee State, a 25-point underdog to nationally ranked Miami, just clobbered the proud-and-might Hurricanes in a far-better football game. That’s right, MTSU clobbered No. 25 Miami, 45-31, Saturday ... (click for more)