CHATTANOOGA, TN – April 2, 2019 – For 7 years, Outdoor Chattanooga has hosted Fireside, a free, family-friendly outdoor concert series, sponsored by Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union on Thursday evenings in October at the Greenway Farms City Park in Hixson.
This spring, in partnership with La Paz Chattanooga, the outdoor concert series expands to offer Fireside Latino Nights 7-9 p.m. Thursdays in April at Tatum Park.
Fireside Latino Nights aims to celebrate the diversity that exists within the Latino community, the Highland Park neighborhood, and Chattanooga by hosting a variety of artists representing multiple cultural backgrounds and musical genres.
Concertgoers will experience the sounds of mariachi, Spanish rock, salsa, and Latin jazz, along with non-Latino genres like R&B, funk, swing, and bluegrass.
On-street parking is available around Tatum Park. Families are encouraged to arrive early, beginning at 6 p.m. with their own blankets, chairs, picnic suppers and marshmallow roasting sticks Food vendors will be on site.
2019 Fireside Latino Nights Concert Schedule:
April 4 - The Trinity Band Funk | La Rumba Latin Jam
April 11 - The 9th Street Stompers | Mariachi Sun of Dalton
April 18 - Slim Pickins | Giovanni Rodriguez & 12 Manos
April 25 - G2G Salsa | Jose Valentino and The Latin Jazz Ensemble
Additional support provided by the Benwood Foundation and Riverview Foundation.
For more information,call 423-643-6888 or visit https://outdoorchattanooga.com/programs/fireside/
About Outdoor Chattanooga
Outdoor Chattanooga is a unique division within the City of Chattanooga’s Department of Economic and Community Development whose mission is to connect everyone to the outdoors and make outdoor recreation an attractive, healthy and distinguishing lifestyle for Chattanooga’s residents and visitor population, which, in turn, will maintain and enhance the value of the region’s resources, and help grow the region’s economy.
About Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union
Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU), a not-for-profit financial cooperative, was established in 1936 when 57 Chattanooga TVA employees pooled $500 to create the member-owned credit union. Today, TVFCU serves more than 140,000 members who live, work, worship, volunteer or attend school throughout the 13-county service community. With more than $1.4 billion in assets and 17 branches throughout the area, TVFCU is the largest credit union in the region. For more information about TVFCU, please visit www.tvfcu.com.
About La Paz Chattanooga
La Paz Chattanooga is the leading Hispanic and Latino organization in Southeast Tennessee, working to build community, develop leaders, and strive to be a positive contribution to the growth and development of the Chattanooga region. Serving over 6,000 area Latinos each year, La Paz provides culturally and linguistically specific programs and services to empower Chattanooga’s Latino community; serve as the premiere Latino networking and consulting source, and provide opportunities to engage through language and culture.
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