Songbirds Creates New Interactive Learning Space

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Songbirds is creating a new interactive learning experience and performance hall. The guitar-centric educational space will allow visitors to experience: hands-on STEAM based exhibits for all ages, Chattanooga music history, and rotating exhibits featuring stories from pickers, producers, and players. 

View the new space's design sketches and floor plan here

All revenue generated by the the new Songbirds will further the Guitars for Kids program.

Songbirds previously featured a guitar museum and stages both upstairs and downstairs. 

Songbirds is now accepting inquiries for event rentals in Fall 2021. The space is upstairs at the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo (35 Station Street) surrounded by music memorabilia, vintage guitars, a custom-built ash and red oak stage, and interactive exhibits.

The venue includes 8,000 square feet of room to party, 250 person maximum capacity seated or standing, exhibits make for a unique setting, stage, two LED screens, catering prep area, stage and sound engineers available, and bar and catering packages are available. 


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