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Yellow Dubmarine at Nightfall
Friends of the Festival is excited to announce this Saturday night's Riverfront Nights Summer Music Series, featuring Yellow Dubmarine. This upbeat reggae/ska band will take the stage at 8 PM on August 18th.
Forty years after four legendary musicians known as the Beatles crafted a classic album named for the studio they made famous, another group of supremely talented musicians re-imagined that same album in their own unique way calling themselves Yellow Dubmarine. This band finds new life in all of the legendary album's 17 songs, keeping the heart of each tune present, but simultaneously re-creating them in an entirely new light.
Local band, Endezlous, will open at 7 PM. This indie-rock, sonic powerhouse band is ready to stop being "Chattanooga's best kept musical secret." Be one of the first to watch this musical secret unfold before your eyes.
Saturday's "On the Green" event is Tennessee-American's Water Conservation Night.
All shows are child and pet friendly. Doors open and beer sales begin at 6:30 PM Local opening bands start around 7 PM and headliners kick into high gear promptly at 8 PM, playing till 10-ish.
Eco-Friendly Businesses & Charities gather at the "green/spaces" tent: Gaining Ground
Under the Pup Tent at the 'Dog Pound' will be: Wally's FriendsYellow Dubmarine at Nightfall
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