Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium Tivoli Theatre Walker Theatre



The Tivoli Theatre Foundation is proud to announce its Inaugural Gala featuring Alison Krauss on October 18th, 2019. This first ever event will provide an opportunity for the community to support the Tivoli Theatre Foundation and the work it does to restore and promote its historic venues.

Since its founding in 2015, the Tivoli Theatre Foundation as breathed new life into the historic Tivoli Theatre, the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, and the Walker Theatre. Since that time, the Foundation has brought an increase in shows of over 900% and invested over $4.4 million back into the three venues. This inaugural gala provides the community its first ever opportunity to come together and experience once of the great artists of our time while supporting and ensuring that we continue to make these venues great for generations to come.


Schedule of Events:
6-8 PM - VIP Reception featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres and craft cocktails as well as a live auction!
7:30 PM - End of Concert - Gala VIP lounge opens in upstairs of Tivoli Theatre stage house 
8:20 PM - Inaugural Tivoli Theatre Foundation Gala concert featuring Allison Krauss begins


Suggested Attire: Friday night casual, or what you would feel comfortable wearing to an Alison Krauss concert.


Auction Items: 

Valentine’s Day Getaway to Broadway

Treat your special someone to an amazing trip to New York City featuring airfare and the two hottest shows on Broadway, Hamilton and To Kill a Mockingbird.


A VIP Festival Experience

Check out the coolest festivals in the South currently with this auction item that includes two VIP passes to Lexington’s Railbird, High Water in North Charleston, and Chattanooga’s very own Moon River Music Festival.


Treat Yourself to a Broadway Experience in Chattanooga

This package includes two tickets to the Trust Company of Tennessee’s 2019 - 20 season at the Tivoli and includes a gift card to some of Chattanooga’s finest restaurants for each show.


The Jewel Can Be Yours

A special chance to rent the Tivoli for your private function. Hold a birthday party, celebrate your friend’s or family‘s members special event. You name it, this item is a unique opportunity to rent the Tivoli and have a special occasion in the Jewel of the South!

Includes in house equipment; Outside expenses not included


Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors:

Thank you to our Gala Hosts:

Drew Aultman

Nancy and Doug Barron

Sue Bartley and Julian Bell

Alexis and Barry Bogo

Sharon Braden - Thompson Engineering

Susan and Paul Brock

Darlene Brown and Buck Shimpf

Rick Burke

Nini and Elliot Davenport

Mark Degler- Miller & Martin

Elizabeth and Heath Haley

Natalie and Rob Huffaker

Impact Facility Solutions

Ginny and Tim Kelly

Sarah and Bob McKenzie

Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC

Kristina and Tom Montague

Robert Parks - TU Parks

Cory and Todd Phillips

Susan and Steve Rich

Brett Rousch

In Memory of Bobby Stone

Caroline Walker

Lea Anne and David Wiles

Arch C. Willingham - TU Parks

Billy Woodall and Rodney Simmons

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Special thanks to:


IATSE Local 140               Dish T'Pass               Budweiser of Chattanooga         


Athens Distributing Company             PLJ Audio             Axis Security and Event Staffing 


Lee Towery Catering               AC Entertainment               Solid Rock Systems Inc.


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