Nostalgic Rock By English Duo Friday At Nightfall

Monday, May 20, 2019

Nightfall, Chattanooga’s longest-running outdoor summer concert series, will feature the Ruen Brothers as its headline performer on Friday, with local opener, Jason Lyles Band. The Nightfall Concert Series is held free each Friday for 17 weeks at Miller Plaza and Miller Park. 

With the addition of the renovated Miller Park in its footprint, Nightfall now includes activities such as outdoor lawn games, inflatable soccer goals from Chattanooga Football Club, plus art vendors in the new grassy lawn. Artist registration is still available for booth space throughout the season at http://www.nightfallchattanooga.com/nightfall-registration-form.

Review for Ruen Brothers:

Headlining Friday is a young Northern England trio featuring siblings Henry and Rupert Stansall, known by their amalagam created moniker Ruen Brothers. From Scrunthrope, England, these instrumentalists and songwriters are making their mark with their throwback rock and roll sounds that resemble singers like The Rolling Stones, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison and many more.
With a string of memorable performances from the hills of Glastonbury to the deserts of Coachella, these multi-instrumentalists have taken their sound that intersects the early days of the genre with a dynamic present day act. Iconic producer Rick Rubin, who quickly recognized their talent and promptly took the brothers under his wing. “I liked that their songwriting seemed like it was from another era,” explains Rubin. “It’s making something new again with these traditional influences”
that have helped them assemble a global audience of fans. The brothers’ artistic background and pedigree come into full focus on their debut studio album “All My Shades Of Blue,” produced by Rubin and featuring Henry on acoustic guitar and Rupert on electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica, and bass.

Review for Jason Lyles Band:

Opening the show at 7 p.m. is the Jason Lyles Band. This rock artist and singer-songwriter has a high energy and upbeat blend of pop, and alternative rock music styles. Jason Lyles is performing with a full band known as Jason Lyles and the Legitimizers. This band is known for their style of power pop and alternative rock, and they tend to break out some popular 80s and 90s pop rock covers. His style of music ranges from the influences of Matthew Sweet, Ian Moore, Cheap Trick, the Freddy Jones Band and more. Jason Lyles and the Legitimizers are entertainers and a favorite band in the Chattanooga local area. 

Food trucks and non-alcoholic drink concessions are available each week at Nightfall; therefore NO outside food or beverages are allowed to be brought in to Nightfall. Known for its family-friendly environment as well as being recognized nationally for the quality of its musical programming, Nightfall is a family-friendly concert series with an average attendance of between 2,500-3,000 each night.

Nightfall is produced by Chattanooga Presents. For more information on this free community concert series, call 265-0771 or visit NightfallChattanooga.com.



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