Radio Romance To Woo Chattanooga Unite Crowd

Friday, July 31, 2020

Radio Romance will "woo the crowd" at Tennessee Riverpark on Saturday. Chattanooga Unite:  Healing & Uniting on the River will showcase Radio Romance and Chattanooga’s own Fantastic Confabulation.  
 
"Headlining the family-friendly concert, Country band Radio Romance brings a youthful, party-loving energy to the music scene with upbeat, harmonic and hook-friendly songs influenced by acts like Alabama, Eric Church and Jason Aldean," organizers said.  The Nashville based band Radio Romance headlines at 9 p.m.
 
"Chattanooga’s own Fantastic Confabulation is a high energy five-piece band playing a mix of soul-based music including funk, R&B, Jazz, Fusion, Latin and other world music," organizers said.  Fantastic Confabulation takes the stage at 7:15 pm.
 
Before the featured bands, the series kicks off with ’Be the Change’ Kids Talent Series from 4-6 p.m.   The Kids Talent Series showcases young talented musicians from the Chattanooga area.  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, Chicken -W- Bones, Uncle Lar’s Outpost and Food NV.  And for dessert there will be sweet treats from Double O Sno and Tasty Donuts. 
               
The free concert runs from 4-10:30 p.m. 

Organizers said, "We offer local bands, local food trucks, cold beer and fresh cocktails.  The concert is family-friendly and welcomes dogs on leashes.  We are 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 for anyone who needs one.

"Chattanooga Unite:  Healing & Uniting on the River is a series of six free concerts, and is designed to be Chattanooga’s first celebration of the resurgence of summer, our community and our local economy after the height of the pandemic."

The free concert series will continue Saturdays through Aug. 22.  For more information, visit www.chattanoogaunite.com.


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