Monday, April 30, 2018 02:03 PM

NIGHTFALL 2018 SEASON BEGINS FRIDAY

The Nightfall Concert Series, produced by Chattanooga Presents, will open its 31st season on Friday with a series of 16 free Friday-night concerts held at Miller Plaza in downtown Chattanooga. Each Friday from May 4-Aug. 31 (with the exception of June 8 and 15 during Riverbend), Nightfall will showcase a broad spectrum of musical genres featuring a local band at 7 p.m., followed by a headline show by a national artist at 8 p.m., many of whom are performing for the first time in Chattanooga.

Headlining Nightfall for the season opener Friday will be Vandoliers, a Texas alt-country band whose tour dates have included shows with the Jayhawks, Old 97s and Reverend Horton Heat. Fronted by vocalist Joshua Fleming, these Dallas-Fort Worth musicians kick up a storm of Western swing, electric blues, roadhouse rock, Tejano, cowboy country and twangy punk, saluting everyone from fellow Texans Bob Willis to ZZ Top in the process.

The local band Lenox Hills will open Fridays show at 7 p.m. This indie rock band, previously known as Walrus, was a finalist this year as well as last year in the Road to Nightfall competition. Lenox Hills is comprised of singer-guitarist Luke Mullin, guitarist Packy Mullin, drummer Kyle ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: Randy Durham