ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. After 7 p.m. play anything. Free. 423-698-5928.
CHORAL ARTS — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Vocal ensemble is seeking three or four additional vocalists in each section of the chorus for a performance in April of “Missa Gaia” by jazz composer Paul Winter. Interested? Email artistic director Keith Reas at email@example.com in December to schedule an interview between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Jan. 7.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. — Bimbo’s Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. No shows until January.
GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD — Wendy’s, 7655 East Brainerd Road. No shows until January. 423-331-7126.
GOSPEL, HIXSON — Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road, Hixson. Local and regional acts perform, 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. 423-877-5742, www.themiddlecrossbaptistchurch.org.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Wendy’s, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. No shows until January. 423-899-7852.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. — Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. No shows until January firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. — Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Cloud Springs Deli Award Show with open mike for artists with original songs featured, 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30. 706-956-8128.
GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. — American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11). No shows until January. 423-942-4081.
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. Weekly music series features Barefoot Boone, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, on Chimney Patio (in Nealey Barn if weather is bad). $13 includes concert, five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463, www.cartecayvineyards.com.
PIK-N-BARN — 491 Allen Burgess Road, Crossville, Tenn. Jam sessions starting at noon, open mike 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 (all times Central). $5 suggested donation/admission for ages 13 and older. 931-788-2751.
RED CLAY PICKIN’ BARN — Intersection of Weatherly Switch and Old Lead Mine Valley Road on state Highway 317 near Red Clay Park, Cleveland, Tenn. Family musical entertainment, 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. 423-240-3439.
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.
WIDE OPEN FLOOR — Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Monthly performing-arts showcase for dancers, poets, musicians, 9 p.m.-midnight, Jan. 3. $5, cash preferred. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.
YOUNG AFRICANS — Grace Presbyterian Church, 2107 Threadmill Road, Dalton, Ga. Final area Christmas concert by traveling troupe of 20- to 22-year-old African singers, musicians and dancers who were once part of renowned African Children’s Choir, 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. Free but goodwill offering will be taken. 706-226-6344.