13 shows to see this week: Buddy Guy, Dhana Jeera, Castle Black, Fury in Few, and more!

promo photo for band castle black who are performing at cherry street tavern in chattanooga

Photo: Castle Black – Playing Cherry St. Tavern 7/10

With several local favorites and a few heavy hitters, there are shows every night this week in Chattanooga.

Here are 13 concerts to see in the next seven days, happening all around Chattanooga. For ticket links and further details, visit the Chattanooga Music Guide Concert Calendar.

Monday 7/1: Grateful Dead Monday @ Barrelhouse

Grateful Dead Mondays is Chattanooga’s sole recurring tribute night to the legendary jam band. Held on the first Monday of each month at Barrelhouse Ballroom, the tribute band Chants in the Void reinterprets the Dead’s classic songs with their own contemporary improvisational flair. // Barrelhouse Ballroom 7:30 PM $10 at door

Chants in the Void – Live at Barrelhouse Ballroom 6/3/2024

Tuesday 7/2: Jamie & Jimmy @ Barking Legs

Catch Kofi Mawuko and Dexter Bell, joined by Jamie Blanton and Jimmy Galloway, at the special “2nd Tuesdays” show. Expect a mix of originals and favorites, featuring upright bass, percussion, and a variety of string instruments. Not quite jazz, but jazz-inspired. // Barking Legs Theater 7PM Event link

Blanton/Galloway “What the Hell’s the Matter With You?” Live

Wednesday 7/10: Castle Black @ Cherry St. Tavern

NYC’s Castle Black draws from sludge, post-punk, grunge, alternative, and new wave to create live performances with a heavy intensity. Their debut album, The Highway at Night, released in June, truly rips. Openers include local bands Fellzog and Velvet Christ. // Cherry Street Tavern 9PM $10 at door

Castle Black “Heart Can’t Feel” (Official Music Video)

Wednesday 7/10: Dhana Jeera @ JJ’s Bohemia

Dhana Jeera is a project from Kiran Fernandes of Athens, Georgia. This project draws from Fatou Seidi Ghali’s hypnotic guitar style that Fernandes discovered during pandemic isolation. Mastering techniques via YouTube and ear training, he blends influences creating a rich, cultural tapestry. Samcha + The Welcome Committee and Merlin The Cat open the show. // JJ’s Bohemia 8PM $10 at door

Dhana Jeera “Blushing Sky” (Official Audio)

Thursday 7/11: Defluo Cervus @ The Dragon’s Roast

Defluo Cervus, an emo art-rock band based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, released their interesting and exciting EP it’s off your shoulders in February. Nashville’s grungegaze outfit Concrete Paradise are also on the lineup, along with Chattanooga bands The Cutts and Field of View. Field of View have just returned from a run of shows though the South. // The Dragon’s Roast 8PM $10 at door

Field of View “Bad Blood” (Official Audio)

Thursday 7/11: Lucas Granpa Abela @ Sluggo’s

Chattanooga Noise Night features Lucas “Granpa” Abela, who crafts crude glass instruments with throat-singing techniques, creating controlled cacophonous noise. He delivers intense improvisational performances… with glass. Fellow Australian experimental harsh noise artist Gorgina joins him on the Intergenerational Trauma Tour. Local openers include Leperwitch and Rurnt, Leviathans of Black Hollering. // Sluggo’s 8PM

Justice Yeldham aka Lucas ‘Granpa’ Abela

Friday 7/12: The Road to Soundhaven @ Boneyard

Get a head start on the upcoming Soundhaven Music & Arts Festival with an official pre-party hosted by All My Friends and Boneyard Bar. Featuring Truth, Chomppa, Mezz, Heelwalker, and Spacepak, the event promises a night of bass, lasers, visuals, and vendors. // Boneyard Bar 8PM $30 Ticket link

TRUTH – Live at DDD100 11/3/2022

Friday 7/12: MC Chris, Crunk Witch @ JJ’s Bohemia

mc chris pioneered nerd-centric rap, blending themes such as Star Wars with heartfelt stories, which evolved into the genre known as nerdcore. His influence extended to Adult Swim, where he contributed as a writer, actor, and animator for shows like Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Joining the lineup are Crunk Witch, an electro-power-pop duo from Maine. Local opener: Jakey Lutsko. // JJ’s Bohemia 7PM SOLD OUT

MC Chris – “Fett’s Vette” (Official Audio)

Saturday 7/13: Yucks, Herly Berly @ Cherry St. Tavern

Two Nashville-based bands rip through town on 12-city tour through the South. Yucks are a surfy, garage punk quartet and Herly Berly is a female-fronted power trio. Joining them for this show are local punk rock band Cult Baby and another Nashville band Concrete Paradise. // Cherry Street Tavern 8PM $10 at door

Yucks “Skipper” (Official Music Video)

Saturday 7/13: Giltvein @ Yellow Racket Records

Giltvein (Erica Scoggins), Slow Blink (Amanda Haswell), and Jerod Scott Walz converge at Yellow Racket Records this Saturday night for an evening of ambient and experimental sounds. From minimalist multi-instrumentals to haunting vocals and tape loops, this event offers more than just a live show—it’s an experience to absorb. // Yellow Racket Records 8PM $10 Ticket link

Slow Blink “Bedform” (Official Audio)

Saturday 7/13: Le Gato @ HiFi Clyde’s

Perhaps the most fun funk band in Chattanooga, Le Gato boasts a lineup of exceptionally talented musicians. With jazz roots, the band delivers a blend that satisfies both jam and prog rock enthusiasts, making them a perfect choice for a lively night at Clyde’s. // HiFi Clyde’s 9PM $5 Event link

Le Gato – Live at Asheville Music Hall 6/19/2024

Saturday 7/13: Buddy Guy @ Memorial Auditorium

At 87, Buddy Guy stands as a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and a crucial influence on legends like Hendrix, Clapton, and Vaughan. A trailblazer of Chicago’s West Side sound, he’s a living blues icon. Guy boasts 8 GRAMMYs, 38 Blues Music Awards, and ranks #23 on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. // Memorial Auditorium 8PM $75+ Ticket link

Buddy Guy “What Kind of Woman Is This” (Official Audio)

Sunday 7/14: Fury in Few @ The Dragon’s Roast

Atlanta’s Fury in Few delivers unabashed hard rock, blending indie, hardcore punk, and alternative influences. The duo, made up of Brayden Gomer (vocals, guitar) and Ryan Calatayud (drums), have shared stages with Keep Flying and Neck Deep. Chattanooga bands Pinch Hitter and Repulsion open the show. // The Dragon’s Roast 7PM $15 at door

Fury in Few “Punt the Thriller Down” (Official Music Video)

Find even more concerts in and around Chattanooga on our concert calendar.