Riverbend 2013 http://wutc.org en Festival Highlights: The United Nations of The 'Bend http://wutc.org/post/festival-highlights-united-nations-bend <p>The 2013 Riverbend Festival featured a variety of local, national and international acts. &nbsp;Here are just a few of the highlights.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:16:42 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23426 at http://wutc.org Festival Highlights: The United Nations of The 'Bend Slideshow: Strung Like A Horse Storms the Side Stage http://wutc.org/post/slideshow-strung-horse-storms-side-stage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The group of Southern gothic strummers played one of </span>Riverbend<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2013's most energetic sets on the&nbsp;Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union stage.</span></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/9N3J1fy2Zj4?feature=player_detailpage" width="640"></iframe></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:52:33 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23324 at http://wutc.org Richard Winham & Jeff Styles Preview Riverbend's Final Nights http://wutc.org/post/richard-winham-jeff-styles-preview-riverbends-final-nights <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; Jeff Styles and Richard Winham&nbsp;play selections from bands performing Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; as Chattanooga's annual </span><a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Riverbend&nbsp;Festival</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;wraps up.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:43:03 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23321 at http://wutc.org Richard Winham & Jeff Styles Preview Riverbend's Final Nights Riverbend Thursday: Picks From Winham & Styles http://wutc.org/post/riverbend-thursday-picks-winham-styles <p></p><p>WUTC's&nbsp;Richard Winham and WGOW's Jeff Styles preview the Thursday night lineup at the 2013 Riverbend Festival.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 07:41:42 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23228 at http://wutc.org Riverbend Thursday: Picks From Winham & Styles Richard Winham and Jeff Styles Preview Wednesday Night's Riverbend Lineup http://wutc.org/post/richard-winham-and-jeff-styles-preview-wednesday-nights-riverbend-lineup <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp; Wednesday night's <a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/schedule">Riverbend&nbsp;lineup</a> includes Lon Eldridge, Civil Twilight, Psychedelic Furs and Dierks Bentley.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:12:21 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23210 at http://wutc.org Richard Winham and Jeff Styles Preview Wednesday Night's Riverbend Lineup Festival Highlight: Voices of Lee http://wutc.org/post/festival-highlight-voices-lee <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday nights at </span>Riverbend<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are always set aside for family-friendly entertainment. &nbsp;This year on Faith and Family night, <a href="http://www.voicesoflee.com/">Voices of Lee </a>performed a mix of gospel and patriotic songs.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 03:26:23 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23165 at http://wutc.org Festival Highlight: Voices of Lee Scotty Bratcher Shreds at the Strut http://wutc.org/post/scotty-bratcher-shreds-strut <p>Rising young blues star <a href="http://www.scottybratcher.com/">Scotty Bratcher</a> played a blistering version of 'Voodoo Child' at the end of his set. &nbsp;He played several shows during the 2013 Riverbend&nbsp;Festival, including one show at the Bessie Smith Strut on Monday.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/2iokOwFHP3o?feature=player_detailpage" width="640"></iframe></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:08:02 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23151 at http://wutc.org The 'First Baptist Bar & Grill' Is Funny, But Is It Real? http://wutc.org/post/first-baptist-bar-grill-funny-it-real <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday night at <a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/">Riverbend 2013</a>, country comedian <a href="http://www.timwilsonamerica.com/">Tim Wilson </a>performed several of his novelty songs, including <strong>The First Baptist Bar &amp; Grill.</strong> &nbsp;"I've been told they actually built the First Baptist Bar &amp; Grill in Chattanooga," Wilson said after his set.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:55:19 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23110 at http://wutc.org The 'First Baptist Bar & Grill' Is Funny, But Is It Real? Festival Highlight: Hot Club of Cowtown http://wutc.org/post/festival-highlight-hot-club-cowtown <p><a href="http://hotclubofcowtown.com/">Hot Club of Cowtown </a>played an energetic western/swing set the second night of <a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/">Riverbend 2013.</a></p><p></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Mgumnla0HGA?feature=player_detailpage" width="640"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:18:08 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23080 at http://wutc.org Maddox Might Be Riverbend's Most Prolific Performer http://wutc.org/post/maddox-might-be-riverbends-most-prolific-performer <p></p><p>Nashville singer/songwriter <a href="http://brandonmaddoxmusic.com/">Brandon Maddox</a> played the festival during the second night. &nbsp;WUTC's Michael Edward Miller chatted with him about the astonishing number of songs he's written.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:14:33 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 23079 at http://wutc.org Maddox Might Be Riverbend's Most Prolific Performer 2nd South Carolina String Band Kicks Off Riverbend 2013 http://wutc.org/post/2nd-south-carolina-string-band-kicks-riverbend-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first performance of </span><a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Riverbend 2013</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> happened at the Chattanooga Public Library, with an unplugged performance from </span><a href="http://civilwarband.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">2nd&nbsp;South Carolina String Band</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;They play authentic Civil War-era songs on period instruments, and they've been featured in Ken Burns documentaries and movies like Gods and Generals. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">View the complete Riverbend schedule <a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/schedule">here.</a></span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 21:22:13 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 22996 at http://wutc.org 2nd South Carolina String Band Kicks Off Riverbend 2013 Richard Winham & Jeff Styles Preview Riverbend Weekend Lineup http://wutc.org/post/richard-winham-jeff-styles-preview-riverbend-weekend-lineup <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.riverbendfestival.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">2013 Riverbend&nbsp;Festival </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">begins June </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in downtown Chattanooga. &nbsp;</span>WUTC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Richard </span>Winham<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and festival talent coordinator/</span>WGOW<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;talk radio host Jeff Styles preview the music for the festival's first weekend.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:43:06 +0000 Staff 22970 at http://wutc.org Richard Winham & Jeff Styles Preview Riverbend Weekend Lineup