7 Concerts to see this week including Owl City, Flipturn, Gumm, The Lonely Few and more

The Lonely Few Press Photo

Feature photo courtesy of The Lonely Few.

Shows to see during the first week of April

Here are seven concerts to see in the next seven days, happening all around Chattanooga; details and tickets can be found at the Chattanooga Music Guide Concert Calendar.

Tuesday 4/02: Owl City, Augustana at The Signal

Owl City is the musical project spearheaded by singer-songwriter Adam Young, established in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota. The breakout album, “Ocean Eyes,” featuring the iconic hit “Fireflies,” propelled Owl City into mainstream success in 2009. Young’s blend of indie-tronica and synth-pop, coupled with his faith-infused lyrics, echoes influences from disco to European electronic music. With a repertoire spanning multiple albums and collaborations, Owl City continues to captivate audiences with its ethereal sound and infectious melodies. // The Signal 7:30pm $38.50 all ages. Get tickets here.

Official video for Owl City’s 2009 mega-hit “Fireflies”

Wednesday 4/03: Flipturn, Richy Mitch & The Coal Miners at The Signal

Formed in Fernandina Beach, Florida, Flipturn’s indie sound captures the essence of endless summers and introspective nights. Inspired by gritty indie rock and classic film scores, Flipturn’s anthemic live performances have developed a devoted fan base. They’ve toured extensively, from coast to coast, sharing stages with notable acts like Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Mt. Joy. With over 50 million Spotify streams and a festival debut at Bonnaroo, Flipturn’s upward trajectory also included a 2023 appearance at Moon River Music Festival. // The Signal 8:00pm $36.85 all ages. Get tickets here.

Official video for Flipturn’s “Space Cowboy”

Thursday 4/04: MARAUDA at Barrelhouse Ballroom

MARUDA, formerly known as Elephant Man, MASTADON, and MASTA-DON, commands the EDM world from his home base in Sydney, Australia. His gut-wrenching soundscapes delve into darkness and summon malevolent forceful feelings. Through relentless live sets, MARUDA transports audiences into other realms. A main figurehead of the tearout/trench scenes, his music bridges underground grit with mainstream appeal. // Barrelhouse Ballroom 9:00pm $30 – 18+ Get tickets here.

Watch Marauda perform live at Lost Lands in 2019

Saturday 4/06: The Lonely Few, The Cottonmouths at JJ’s Bohemia

The Lonely Few, a North Georgia Appalachian folk-grass band, consists of Leica Wilde on the fiddle, Tyler Bramblett on the mandolin, and Britton Bass on guitar. They blend traditional Appalachian sounds with their unique North Georgia twist, ranging from gentle folk ballads to lively bluegrass jams. Their debut album “This One’s for You” dropped in 2022. The Cottonmouth’s will open the show // JJ’s Bohemia 8:00pm $10 Tickets at door. 21+

Watch The Lonely Few cover REM’s “Losing My Religion”

Saturday 4/06: The Road to Nightfall Finals at The Granfalloon

Get ready to witness a live music showdown as the finalists from the Road to Nightfall preliminary rounds prepare to battle it out in the finals. The winners will receive a 90-minute headlining spot at this summer’s Nightfall Music Series! Jesse Pollom and the Jumbo Shrimp, Blue Cumberland, PLVNET, In the Company of Wolves, and haym band will compete for The Road to Nightfall crown! // The Granfalloon 7:00pm $10 all ages. Get tickets here.

2021 Road to Nightfall winners Fantastic Confabulation

Sunday 4/07: Gumm, Briteboy, Field of View, I Before E

Chattanooga hardcore punk band Gumm keeps racking up wins on the road, scoring recent national tours alongside big names and even hitting up Europe with Militarie Gun. Before they hit the road again to back up Soft Kill on a 14-city U.S. tour, catch them at a local gig alongside other hometown favorites like Briteboy, Field of View, and I Before E. Sure, Dalton isn’t exactly next door, but trust us, every band on this lineup is worth the drive. // Dalton Skateshop 7:00pm $10 Tickets at door. All ages.

Official video for Gumm’s “Slogan Machine”

Friday 4/04: The Tannahill Weavers at The Woodshop

Hailing from Scotland, The Tannahill Weavers fuse the mystic Celtic culture of the Highlands with the wild energy of the Lowlands, creating a colorful tapestry of traditional Scottish music. With fiery instrumentals, contemplative ballads, and spirited vocals, they showcase the rich heritage of the Celtic people. They seamlessly blend traditional melodies with modern rhythms, earning acclaim and accolades throughout their illustrious career. From electrifying performances to poignant reflections, their music transcends boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on the global folk and Celtic music scene. // The Woodshop Listening Room 8:00pm $25.32 Get tickets here.

The Tannahill Weavers performer live on Focal Point Presents