9 concerts to see this week, including Tommy Stinson, of Montreal, Do Ya Hear We fest, and more

tommy stinson and chip roberts are cowboys in the campire stand in front of colorful wall

Photo: Cowboys in the Campfire – Playing Lo Main 5/28

The last week in May is full of great shows around town. Do Ya Hear We punk music fest returns this weekend!

Here are nine 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.

Tuesday 5/28: Cowboys in the Campfire @ Lo Main

Tommy Stinson co-founded The Replacements, played with Guns N’ Roses and Soul Asylum, and led Bash & Pop and Perfect. His latest project, Cowboys in the Campfire, a duo with Chip Roberts, showcases his American roots on their debut album Wronger. // Lo Main 6:00pm $31.16 Ticket link

Cowboys in the Campfire “Dream” (Official Music Video)

Tuesday 5/28: X Harlow @ JJ’s Bohemia

Get ready for a night of darkwave, bedroom goth, and spooky noiserock! Local acts Leperwitch and More Is Not Enough join forces with NYC-based X Harlow. // JJ’s Bohemia 9:00pm $10 at door

X Harlow “Graves” (Official Audio)

Friday 5/31: Flatland Calvary @ The Signal

Flatland Cavalry, a Texas country sextet, blends traditional country instrumentation with heartfelt lyrics and catchy melodies. Led by Cleto Cordero, the band’s third album, Welcome to Countryland, recorded in Nashville, highlights their authentic, toe-tapping sound and West Texas roots. Don’t miss the opening performance from Kaitlin Butts! // The Signal 8:00pm $36.83 Ticket link

Flatland Cavalry “Sleeping Alone” (Official Audio)

Friday 5/31: Lilly Hiatt @ Nightfall

Lilly Hiatt, daughter of acclaimed songwriter John Hiatt, has carved her own path in Nashville, blending alternative country with indie-Americana. With four records under her belt, she’s toured extensively alongside icons like John Prine, Margo Price, and Drive-By Truckers, cementing her status as a formidable musical force. The Briars open the show. // Miller Plaza 7:00pm Free Show

Lilly Hiatt “Brightest Star” (Official Music Video)

Fri 5/31-Sun 6/2: Do Ya Hear We? Fest

Chattanooga’s DIY punk music festival, DYHW?, showcases 30 bands performing at JJ’s Bohemia and the Redbud from Friday to Sunday. Explore the full lineup and set schedule here. Don’t miss the pre-party at Sluggo’s on Thursday night! // Sluggo’s, JJ’s Bohemia, Redbud. $15

Vacation “Decaying” (Official Music Video)

Saturday 6/1: of Montreal @ Barrelhouse Ballroom

Enigmatic frontman Kevin Barnes has led of Montreal in crafting psychedelic-infused indie pop since 1996, weaving intricate melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. Their 2024 release, Lady On The Cusp, coincides with Barnes’ relocation from Georgia to Vermont. Don’t overlook the opening act, Godcaster, an incredible experimental art-rock band from NYC. // Barrelhouse Ballroom 9:00pm $25 Ticket link

of Montreal “Rude Girl on Rotation” (Official Music Video)

Saturday 6/1: Strung Like A Horse @ Riverfront Nights

Strung Like a Horse, loved for their energetic live performances, will deliver their frenetic alt-country, punkgrass sound at Riverfront Nights. Opening the show is Lenox Hills, an indie rock band originally from Chattanooga, now making waves in Nashville. // Ross’s Landing 7:00pm Free Show

Strung Like a Horse “Till the Wheels Fall Off” (Official Music Video)

Saturday 6/1: Conner Vliestra @ The Woodshop

Conner Vliestra, a skilled guitarist, banjoist, and fiddler from Chattanooga, recently made his debut at the renowned Grand Ole Opry alongside The Price Sisters. // The Woodshop Listening Room 8:00pm $5 Ticket link

Conner Steven Vlietstra on Those Basement Sessions

Saturday 6/1: Roger Alan Wade @ Cherry Street Tavern

Local singer-songwriter Roger Alan Wade has penned songs for Hank Williams Jr., George Jones, and Waylon Jennings. He’s the co-host cousin, Johnny Knoxville, frequently showcased Wade’s music on his show Jackass. The show opens with Roland Dixon. // Cherry Street Tavern 6:00pm Event link

Roger Alan Wade “Put Another Log on the Fire” (Official Audio)