Rail & Hops 2019 Music

We believe beer and music go together like barley and hops...

Proceeds from the Rail & Hops Brewers Festival benefit SoundCorps mission of supporting our local music economy.

SoundCorps is a 501c(3) nonprofit dedicated to growing the music economy in the Chattanooga region. Established in early 2015, they devote their energies to building local music industry infrastructure and professional expertise through ongoing programs, events and initiatives. These efforts will translate into increased opportunities to experience Chattanooga music.

Opposite Box

Opposite Box is a genre-bending experimental rock band from Chattanooga, TN known for high energy live shows and a seamless blend of psychedelic jazz, progressive rock and dirty funk.

For fans of Frank Zappa, Parliament Funkadelic, Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Mars Volta and Red Hot Chili Peppers


Oweda is a band out of Chattanooga,Tn, with members representing many genres of rock and roll. This soulful mixture yields a sound steeped in southern blues, sustained by indie melodies, whilst echoing the honesty of folk.

The Afternooners

From Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Afternooners music has a wide range of sounds. Playing anything from alternative rock, to intricate jams, however, we tend to lean more towards the pop side of music.

Courtney Reid

Courtney Reid is originally from Memphis Tn and has been living in Chattanooga for 7 years. She initially came to Chattanooga for college and started singing at the Chattanooga Choo Choo’s Station house restaurant. In 2014 she started her band initially called “In the making” and now she goes by her name Courtney Janelle.

Courtney has performed at nightfall, river bend (with the station House),JJ’s Bohemia , Rise Chatt and other venues around Chattanooga. Courtney also sings back up for different artists. The primary is Shirley Jones of the Jones girls, where she was able to sing at the essence festival and Tom Joyner’s fantastic voyage. Courtney also writes music and was able to write and act for the TVFCU commercial currently running locally.