LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN – May 30, 2019 – Experience Rock City’s sweet sounds of summer with mountain melodies and Café 7 cuisine beginning every Friday through Sunday at Summer Music Weekends now through Labor Day including 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 28-July 7, featuring live entertainment by Matt Downer (daily), NBC’s The Voice Finalist Amber Carrington (Fridays), Tarryn Aimee Smith (Saturdays) and the Highbeams (Sundays).
Matt Downer is known for his high-energy brand of old tunes while rotating through the fiddle, banjo, guitar and vocals. Amber Carrington has performed at the Grand Ole Opry after gaining her initial fame on “The Voice.” She is one of the show’s Top 5 performers and has landed in the Top 10 on iTunes charts. Tarryn Aimee Smith is an Americana singer-songwriter whose music is a blend of folk, bluegrass, jazz and country. Highbeams is made up of brothers Adam and Ian Pendlington and bass player Stephen Quinn.
Rock City Raptors shows hosted by Wings to Soar also return for their 15th season featuring a variety of birds of prey in this interactive show 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily. Watch rescued birds fly overhead with up-close encounters with the audience.
New menu items are available 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday through Monday with extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 7 p.m. at Café 7. This outdoor restaurant serves southern cuisine such as fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese and tomato jam, shrimp and cheese grits and the Sweet Home Alabama chicken sandwich, as well as many other new items. A new pet menu is also available.
Rock City’s radio station WSRC broadcasts a 1930s-era show where special guest musicians perform, as well as children and guests who want to participate on stage. Other fun activities include creating a glow-in-the-dark firefly jar and guided Walking in Frieda’s Footsteps tours offered three times daily.
Rock City Gardens continues its conservation partnership with Lula Lake Land Trust (lulalake.org) during this event and is committed to ongoing co-advocacy efforts with local community organizations.
For more information, visit www.seerockcity.com/summermusic.
About Rock City
Just six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rock City is an enchanted, 4,100-foot walking trail showcasing lush gardens, caves, soaring rock formations and breathtaking views.
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