Barking Legs Theater

1307 Dodds Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 624-5347

Shows all ages unless noted
Snacks, beer, wine

Live music

Barking Legs Theater is among the most unique venues in Chattanooga. The 76-seat theater allows the audience to directly surround performers in a cozy and intimate setting. Every show at this venue feels special.

Stage sight lines are perfect. There is truly not a single bad seat in the building. Even during larger capacity shows with standing crowds you’re able to maintain good sight lines of the band.

Barking Legs hosts regular jazz nights, film screenings and theatrical events.

Soft Animal frequently books artists at this venue. They have hosted a growing list of impressive names like Tomberlin, Mon RovÎa, Trace Mountains, La Luz and Lady Lamb.


Barking Legs Theater has a private lot with free parking. There is also plenty of free parking on nearby streets.

Walkable destinations

There aren’t many walkable food and drink options nearby at this time. Here are a couple of the closest places for a pre or post show drink:

Sleepyhead Coffee
Redbud Venue


Live from Barking Legs Theater

Tomberlin performing live at Barking Legs Theater in Chattanooga – May 1, 2023
The Claw performing live at Barking Legs Theater in Chattanooga – May 27, 2022