The Nightfall Concert Series, produced by Chattanooga Presents, continues its 31st season of free Friday night concerts this Friday at Miller Plaza with a headline performance by The Fritz bringing their soul-driven dance rock to the stage at 8 p.m. The local opener will be Craig Lyons beginning at 7 p.m.
Review of The Fritz
Steadily building a reputation as a live act not to be missed, Asheville music ambassadors, The Fritz, played a strong year of shows, acquainting thousands of new fans with their love of funky music. As much as they take their funk seriously, the band takes its rock-honed songwriting just as seriously. While the music may range from hard driving soul to progressive rock, individually, the members of The Fritz are masters of improvisation, carefully weaving their personality into each performance. Originally formed in the rehearsal spaces of University of North Floridas School of Music, the quintet draws on influences from Prince, Talking Heads and Jimi Hendrix.
Whether live or in the studio, the band creates an energetic dance party every time. Their 2013 release, Bootstrap, received positive acclaim around the region, and their new 2017 release, Natural Mind produced by Dave Brandwein (Turkuaz, The London Souls, Zongo Junction) ...