To include a listing in the Music calendar, submit your events at www.ChattanoogaNow.com. Questions? Call Lisa Denton at 423-757-6281.
ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 67 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.
ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, athens artscouncil.org. Season tickets available. Nashville singer/ songwriter Kyshona opens Black Box Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.
BAKEWELL OPRY — Bakewell Community Center, 114 McCallie Ferry Road. Live music, first and third Fridays, 7 p.m. Concession sales at 6 p.m. $3 single, $5 couple. 423-332-3829.
BLUEGRASS — Whole Foods Market, 301 Manufacturers Road. Forever Bluegrass presents live bluegrass music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. second and third Thursdays. pinioncindy @yahoo.com.
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.
› 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.
› Sunday, Sept. 8: Old Crow Medicine Show, 5 p.m.; doors open at 4 p.m. $60-$255.
Oakwood Church of God of Prophecy gymnasium, 3927 Webb Road. Bring your soundtracks and be ready to sing, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 (changed from fourth Saturdays to first Saturdays). Concessions available. 423-903-3652.
ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, www. engelheim.com. Live music by Rose Brown, 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30; Ron Roper, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 (no Sunday artist this week). 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. 423-994-7497.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TN — McDonald’s, 130 Able Drive. McDonald’s Singers and featured acts, 7 p.m. each Thursday. 423-240-6027.
GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD — Rafael’s (new venue), 5032 Ooltewah Ringgold Road. Renee Barton and Set Free, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. 423-715-2046.
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.
LEE UNIVERSITY — Cleveland, Tenn. Tickets available 3-6 p.m. weekdays one week prior and at the door one hour before the event. 423-6148343 (box office), 423-6148240 (School of Music).U-Church with Tauren Wells, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. Free and nonticketed. Child care: jillbarnett@ leeuniversity.edu
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 Oct. 24. Free. www.risecha.org. › Thursday, Aug. 29: Valerie June
› Thursday, Sept. 5: Jose Valentino
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. Live music by Timothy O’Donovan, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31; Downtown Roy, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; Johnny Summers, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Free admission. 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. 30: Brent Anderson and Songwriters Round hosted by Mabus Jackson.
› Saturday, Aug. 31: Flat River Band and Songwriters Round hosted by Mabus Jackson, featuring Ava Rowland.
NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Final show in the free summer concert series sponsored by Chattanooga Presents with local act Dr. B & the Ease opening at 7 p.m. and Davina and the Vagabonds headlining at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. 423-265-0771, www. nightfallchattanooga.com.
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.
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.
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.
SNOW HILL BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE — Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department Training Center, 9100 Snow Hill Road, Harrison. Volunteer firefighters sponsor jamboree by area bands, 5:45-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Free. 423-529-8009.
SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE — Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. Free. 423-332-3654.
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.
UTC PRESENTS THE RIVER CITY SESSIONS — Cadek Hall, 725 Oak St. Mitch Ryder with guest artist Jess Goggins, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. $10. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. with any tickets not sold in advance. 423-425-4269, www. utc.edu.