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Music Calendar


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Live Music

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.

ALHAMBRA SHRINE — 1000 Alhambra Drive. Million Dollar Quartet live musical tribute to the Dec. 4, 1956, concert that brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Features Austin Irby as Presley, Ryan Morris as Lewis, Jonathan Weathersby as Perkins and Tristan Laborde as Cash, accompanie­d by Dennis Massengale and the No Big Deal Band. $15. Soda-shop dinner at 6 p.m. for additional $10 includes cheeseburg­ers, chips, cookies and milkshakes. Charge by phone at 423-892-0223 or 423-619-7911.

BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUN­D — The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. Artists perform in undergroun­d venue. Doors open one hour before show time. Premium ticket prices include accommodat­ions.

› Saturday, Aug. 24: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, 1 p.m.; doors open at noon. $50-$245. › Friday, Aug. 30: Hot Tuna Electric with Rob & Trey, 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. $45-$260. › Saturday, Aug. 31: Matthew West: Acoustic &

Undergroun­d with Kris Allen, 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $49-$249.

CHOO CHOO CHORUS — Ponders Funeral Home, 4203 Brainerd Road. Men’s barbershop harmony group rehearsal, 7-9:30 p.m. each Monday. All voice ranges needed; not required to read music. 423-894-8559, 423-413-8681.

COMMUNITY CONCERT — First Baptist Church, 2645 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. “Music Sets You Free” concert featuring Ally Grace Thomas, Dave Boling, Ryan Stinson, Jim Forester, Got Mercy Trio and Eric Shaw, 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Free admission; donations and pledges accepted for the church’s Building Debt Retirement Campaign. 706-866-0232.

ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, www.engelheim. com. Live music by Buck & Oz, 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23; Scotty Hammontree, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24; Russ Still, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.

FREE FIDDLE SCHOOL — Fiddlers Anonymous, 2248 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank. Instructio­n for newbies at 2 p.m., beginners at 2:30 p.m., intermedia­tes at 3:30 p.m. Sundays; fiddles provided. Free potluck dinner, 4 p.m.; bluegrass jam, 4-8 p.m.


GOSPEL, DAYTON, TN — McDonald’s, 130 Able Drive. McDonald’s Singers and featured acts, 7 p.m. each Thursday. 423-240-6027.

GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE — Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Local artists perform, 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays. 706-956-8128.

GOSPEL, HIXSON — Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and guests, 6-8 p.m. each Thursday. 423-593-7217.

GOSPEL, HIXSON — The Barn, 6323 Middle Valley Road. Anthem Voices and Mike Hixson & Kindred Spirits Vocal Band, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Bring your own seating. 423-877-2665.

HIGH NOON MUSIC FESTIVAL — Rhea County Fairground­s, 290 Harold Robbins Lane, Evensville, Tenn. Fundraiser for autism awareness with music, crafts and food vendors, Saturday, Aug. 24. Silent auction starts at 11 a.m., music at noon. Lineup: Pluto’s Advantage, Barron Wilson, Jeff Bailey Band, Michael Seabolt Band, Clearwater, Rushing Wind and Michelle Leigh, a seven-time Josie Music Awards nominee for Southern Rock Vocalist, Artist and Entertaine­r of the Year. Free admission. Contact: Michael Seabolt, 423-2852868.

LET’S SING FROM MEMORY — Northside Presbyteri­an Church, 923 Mississipp­i Ave. Free social gathering for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, accompanie­d by caregivers, to sing old songs and hymns that may reconnect to memories, 1-2:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays. Free. 423-266-1766, http:// northsidep­resbyteria­

LEVITT AMP MUSIC SERIES — Bessie Smith Cultural Center lawn, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Rise Chattanoog­a presents outdoor music series (inside if raining), 6-9 p.m. Thursdays through October. Free. › Thursday, Aug. 22: The Hamiltones

› Thursday, Aug. 29: Valerie June

MOUNTAIN OPRY — Walden’s Ridge Civic Center, 2501 Fairmount Pike, Signal Mountain. Bluegrass and mountain music, 8-11 p.m. each Friday. Free. 423-886-3252.

MUSIC AT THE WINERY — Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga. Crush Festival, with grape stomping, wine tastings, vineyard tours, arts and crafts, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, and 12:30-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Live music by Dom Wier, 11:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m., and T-Bone & Earl, 3:15-6:45 p.m. Saturday; Rowdy Yates and special guest, 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday. $20 in advance, $25 day of. 706-698-9463, www. cartecayvi­

MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN — Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse, 850 W. Main St., Monteagle, Tenn. Doors open at 6 p.m., first act at 7 p.m., second act at 9 p.m. (all times Central). Family-friendly; no cover. 1-800-489-2091, http:// thesmokeho­

› Friday, Aug. 23: Dave Pahanish and Songwriter­s Round hosted by Mabus Jackson.

› Saturday, Aug. 24: Runaway Home and Songwriter­s Round hosted by Jason Adams.

NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Free concert series sponsored by Chattanoog­a Presents. 423-265-0771, www.nightfallc­hattanooga. com.

› Friday, Aug. 23: The Happy Fits headlines at 8 p.m.; local act Spinster opens at 7 p.m.

› Friday, Aug. 30: The True Loves headlines at 8 p.m.; local act Dr. B & the Ease opens at 7 p.m.

RED BANK BLUEGRASS JAM — Grace Nazarene Church, 6310 Dayton Blvd. Jam session for all levels of bluegrass and country musicians, 6:30-9 p.m. each Thursday. Play or listen. 423-877-9948.

RIVERFRONT NIGHTS — Ross’s Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway. Final show in concert series features Brownout, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. 423-756-2211, www. riverfront­

SALE CREEK OPRY — Sale Creek Lions Club, 15222 Coppinger Road. Old-time country and gospel music, 6:30 p.m. each Saturday. $5 couples, $3 singles; free for kids 12 and younger. floydbleds­oe@

SCENIC CITY CHORUS — Spring Creek Road Baptist Church, 1312 Spring Creek Road. Women’s four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 423-902-3298, www. sceniccity­

SENIORS DANCE — Teamsters Union Hall, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Band plays line dance, slow country and ’50s rock music, 7-10 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. 423-867-7185.

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE — Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. Free. 423-332-3654.

STARNIGHT — Chattanoog­a Convention Center, 1100 Carter St. Plain White T’s (replacing Starship) headline fundraiser for Siskin Children’s Institute, Saturday, Aug. 24. Local singer Robin Grant performs at opening cocktail reception at 6 p.m.; dance music by Bizz & Everyday People at after-party. $300-$4,500. Purchase tickets at siskin. org/starnight. Questions? Call 423-648-1707 or email

SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS — Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-820-2531, www. seerockcit­ Old-time, bluegrass and country music weekends through Labor Day. Featuring Matt Downer (Friday-Sunday), Amber Carrington (Fridays), Tarryn Aimee Smith (Saturdays) and Highbeams (Sundays and holidays). Free with regular admission: $14.95 children 3-12, $26.95 adults.

WALKER THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichat­tanooga. com.The Marcus King Band on Carolina Confession­s Tour, with Katie Toupin, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27; doors open at 7 p.m. $22 in advance, $27 day of show.

WOMEN ARISE — Homes & Havens, 1404 McCallie Ave. Women Arise is initiative of Harper Hill Global, helping women who are victims of violence rebuild their lives.

› Friday, Aug. 23: Stories and songs by Grammy

nominated songwriter Rev. Kim McLean and former rock singer turned pastor Rev. Sherry Cothran, 7 p.m., who will debut a theme song they have written for the movement. Suggested $10 donation. Proceeds will help fund a mini-documentar­y on sex traffickin­g and violence against women in the U.S.

› Saturday, Aug. 24: Workshop on “Turning Trauma Into Beauty,” using creative writing and trauma-informed design to heal the wounded spirit, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Led by McLean, Cothran and Kaysie Strickland, founder of Homes & Havens. Coffee and snacks provided. $25. Register at www.

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