Swing by the Tennessee Riverpark Saturday to celebrate summer and Chattanooga’s local music scene. Chattanooga Unite: Healing & Uniting on the River will showcase two local bands as the free summer music series continues.
Rare Coalition plays at 7 p.m. and NuBreed takes the stage at 9 p.m.
Before the featured bands, the night kicks off with ’Be the Change’ Kids Talent Series from 4-6 p.m. The Kids Talent Series showcases young talented musicians from across the Tennessee Valley. To learn more about the Be the Change Youth Initiative visit their website at www.bethechangeyi.com/.
Find your local food truck favorites on a myriad of menus offering everything from street corn and tacos to pulled pork and fried fish from Hanner International, Bitler Bistro, Uncle Lar’s Outpost and Food NV. Save room for dessert, with sweet treats from Clumpies Ice Cream Co. and Double O Sno.
The free concert runs from 4-10:30 p.m. with local bands, local food trucks, cold beer and fresh cocktails. The concert is family-friendly and welcomes dogs on leashes.
"Chattanooga Unite is following the mandates set forth by the Hamilton County Mayor and the Hamilton County Health Department. We have made social distancing simple with markings on the lawn. We have stations set up with hand sanitizer and we’re offering free face coverings to all," officials said. "Chattanooga Unite: Healing & Uniting on the River is a series of six free concerts- five remaining, and is designed to be Chattanooga’s first celebration of the resurgence of summer, our community and our local economy."
The free concert series will continue Saturdays through Aug. 22. For more information visit www.chattanoogaunite.com.
About the performers:
Headlining the family friendly concert, Chattanooga’s own NuBreed Band is a high energy band that's been playing together for more than a decade. NuBreed Band plays all genres of music from R&B, country and blues to jazz..
Rare Coalition brings non-stop excitement and enthusiasm to any stage. With outstanding vocals and a powerful horn section, Rare Coalition offers the perfect combination of raw energy and talent. The Chattanooga band has a large repertoire of songs from the 60s to current dance hits.