To include a listing in the Music calendar, submit events at ChattanoogaNow.com. Questions? Call Lisa Denton at 423-757-6281.
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. thecaverns.com.
› 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:// northsidepresbyterian.org.
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. www.risecha.org. › 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. cartecayvineyards.com.
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:// thesmokehouse.com.
› 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. riverfrontnights.com.
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@ ymail.com.
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. sceniccitychorus.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS — Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-820-2531, www. seerockcity.com. 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. eventbrite.com