Jfest 2019 Fanatics Packages On Sale Now; General Admission Wristbands On Sale Soon

Friday, December 28, 2018
Jfest 2019, to be held on May 18, after 20 years Chattanooga’s "Favorite Family Friendly Festival" is moving to a new home at the Tennessee Riverpark on Amnicola.  The line up will include two headliners: Christian rap and hip hop music artist, Lecrae and Christian music multi-Dove and American Music award winner, Matthew West.

Gates will open at 11 a.m. with a full line up also including:  Riley Clemons, The Young Escape, Ryan Stevenson, Building 429, and current reigning new artist of the year Tauren Wells.

The summer’s first fireworks display will close out the night there on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Fanatics packages including front section seating, access to the Fanatics Only Area, reserved parking, drink and merchandise discount vouchers and the opportunity to meet some of the artists, go on sale Jan.
8.

The first tier of general admission wristbands go on sale Feb. 7 and are exptected to sell out fast.

For more information, contact Festival Director Ted Gocke at 423-424-1294 or Ted@j103.com.

Lee University Men’s Chorale And Ladies Of Lee To Perform Tuesday

Marimba Madness To Welcome The Britain-Moore Duo

Umphrey's McGee Comes To The Signal Aug. 22


Ladies of Lee and the newly established Men’s Chorale will perform a joint concert in the Lee University Chapel on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The groups will perform works from a variety of periods, ... (click for more)

Lee University will host Marimba Madness featuring the Britain-Moore Duo and percussion students of Dr. Andy Harnsberger on Sunday. The performance will take place at 3 p.m. in Squires Recital ... (click for more)

Umphrey's McGee will perform at The Signal on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for this event are $32.50 in advance, $35 day of show and $65 fro balcony (2X Advance) and are available ... (click for more)


Entertainment

Lee University Men’s Chorale And Ladies Of Lee To Perform Tuesday

Ladies of Lee and the newly established Men’s Chorale will perform a joint concert in the Lee University Chapel on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The groups will perform works from a variety of periods, from Renaissance to modern-day. The program will include selections by composers such as Stephen Hatfield, David Hill, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Alice Parker, Dolly Parton, Randall ... (click for more)

Marimba Madness To Welcome The Britain-Moore Duo

Lee University will host Marimba Madness featuring the Britain-Moore Duo and percussion students of Dr. Andy Harnsberger on Sunday. The performance will take place at 3 p.m. in Squires Recital Hall in Lee’s Humanities Center. The performance will include works by J.S. Bach, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Adam Hopper, Matthew Lorick, Jesse Monkman, Mitchell Peters, Eric Sammut, and Alejandro ... (click for more)

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Coppinger Says Sewage Treatment Issue "Has Gotten Totally Out Of Control. It's Totally Political"

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Highland Park Woman Carjacked, Strangled; 2 Arrests Made

A Highland Park woman out looking for her dog was carjacked and strangled, police said. Police later spotted the vehicle and arrested Kermyca Hester, 18, of 2801 Taylor St., and a juvenile male. In the incident on Monday evening, the woman said she was in her car on Union Avenue trying to spot the dog when two people came along and said they had seen the dog and would help ... (click for more)

Opinion

Keep The Electoral College

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Thank You, Senator Alexander, For Protecting Our Health

The American Lung Association in Tennessee is grateful to Senator Alexander for opposing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Mercury causes permanent damage to the brains of babies and unborn children, leading to developmental delays, learning disabilities and birth defects. Power plants also emit more than 80 other ... (click for more)