published Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Music calendar - April 17-23

LIVE MUSIC

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. 423-698-5928.

AWAKENING OF THE VINES FESTIVAL --Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga. Features vendors, tastings, burning of the old vine cuttings, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 19; live music starts at 11:30 a.m. (subs for the weekly Music at the Winery series). $20. 706-698-9463, www.cartecayvineyards.com.

BENEFIT CONCERT --North Murray High School, 2658 Mount Carmel Church Road, Chatsworth, Ga. Concert to benefit paralyzed teenager Hannah Locke featuring Sadie Robertson and John Luke Robertson from "Duck Dynasty," Chris McDaniel and Rachel Holder, 5:30 p.m. May 4. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. $30 general admission. $60 floor seats. 706-483-3462.

BLUEGRASS -- Whole Foods Market, 301 Manufacturers Road. Forever Bluegrass presents live bluegrass music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Thursday. Free. Drink and food specials available. pinioncindy@yahoo.com.

BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY AND GOSPEL -- Older American Center, 414 W. 14th St., Chickamauga, Ga. Music by Ponder Creek, Taylor Ridge and Raymond & Friends, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Free. 706-858-3855.

BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE -- Harrison Ruritan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane. Local artists perform, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Lineup: The Grass Harpers, 6 p.m.; Travelin' Lite, 6:50 p.m.; Lonesome Hollow, 7:40 p.m.; Blue Ridge Country, 8:30 p.m. $5. Money and food donations accepted for the Chattanooga Community Kitchen and Bud Knowles Scholarship Fund. 423-619-8310.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Americana artist Brigitte DeMeyer sings from new album "Savannah Road," 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960, www.christunity.org.

CHOO CHOO CHORUS -- All Saints Academy, 310 E. Eighth St. 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.

COWBOY GOSPEL JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. No show on Good Friday. 423-476-7936.

IN CONCERT -- Creative Arts Guild, 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. Monthly concert series features Dalton Dulcimers, directed by Sherry Patterson, 7 p.m. today, April 17. $5. Proceeds benefit the Guild's music scholarship program. 706-259-1822.

CSO MASTERWORKS -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "The Rite of Spring," 7:30 p.m. April 24. $19-$81 (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583, www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

CSO AT VOLKSWAGEN -- Volkswagen Conference Center, 8001 Volkswagen Drive. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera performs music by Shostakovich and Vivaldi in Volkswagen Symphony Series, 3 p.m. April 27. $25, plus convenience fees (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583.

EASTER MUSIC -- Jubilee Baptist Church, 11811 Clift Mill Road, Soddy-Daisy. Gospel music by Jim Ricketts, Crystle Elam. Calvary's Blend and The Hickeys, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 20.

EASTER MUSIC -- Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 7634 Gann Road, Hixson. "The Day He Wore My Crown," a ready-to-sing concert, directed by Martha Boutwell, 11 a.m. Sunday, April 20.

GOOD FRIDAY MUSIC -- East Ridge Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2105 Dabney Drive. "Songs of the Cross," a musical look at who Jesus was, why he died and the difference it made, featuring multiple artists, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18. Free. 423-521-4133.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Forever Changed featured, 7 p.m. today, April 17. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, CHATTANOOGA -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Bread of Life Gospel Singers, Edalene Ellis and Jack Jackson featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, April 17. 423-894-8111.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD -- Wendy's, 7655 East Brainerd Road. Living Right Trio, Soul Winners and Jerry Watkins featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday April 21. 423-331-7126.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and Harmony Gold Quartet featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, JASPER, TENN. -- Praise and Worship Family Outreach Center, 100 Cannon St. Calvary's Way featured, 6 p.m. CDT Saturday, April 19. 423-582-9425.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. DeAnna Runion and The Bobos featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. 423-899-7852.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. The Valley Singers, Tracy Rickman and Ruth Patrick featured, 6 p.m. Monday, April 21. 423-598-6864.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Ken Kesley featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 18. john3458@epbfi.com.

GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY -- Sequoyah Church of God, 10916 Hixson Pike. Born Again Believers featured, 6 p.m. today, April 17. 423-332-3834.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11). Christy Dykes and Ava Lee Thomas featured, 6 p.m. Monday, April 21. 423-582-9425.

JAZZANOOGA: JAZZ ON THE GRASS -- Whiteside Park, 756 E. M.L. King Blvd. Monthlong festival presents afternoon of jazz by local musicians, 6 p.m. Monday, April 21. Free. www.jazzanooga.org.

JAZZANOOGA: EDIBLE JAZZ -- Dish T'Pass, 302 W. Sixth St. Food historian and culinary blogger Michael Twitty hosts a community lecture and cooking demonstration on the importance of tradition, nature and availability of ingredients in African-American and Southern culture, 5:30 p.m. April 24. $25. www.jazzanooga.org.

JAZZANOOGA: JAZZ AT MEMO'S -- Memo's Grill, 430 E. M.L. King Blvd. Fill up on chopped wieners, sausage and barbecue to the sounds of local jazz musicians performing, 6 p.m. April 24. Free. www.jazzanooga.org.

JAZZANOOGA: JAZZ DOWNTOWN-- Waterhouse Pavilion, 850 Market St. Monthlong festival includes weekly jazz performances by Chattanooga Community College Jazz Ensemble, Jazzanooga Youth Academy and Chattanooga's Jazz Divas, 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 25 (no show on Good Friday). Free. www.jazzanooga.org.

JAZZANOOGA: LALAH HATHAWAY AND RUBEN STUDDARD -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lalah Hathaway and "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard perform classic soul and jazz, R&B and blues, 8 p.m. April 25. $55 (only 500 tickets available). VIP tickets $150. Buy at www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com. After-party at Mocha Restaurant and Music Lounge, 511 Broad St.

JAZZANOOGA: JAZZWALK 2014 -- Whiteside Park, 756 E. M.L. King Blvd. Monthlong festival features New Orleans-style second-line parade starting at Whiteside Park and ending in front of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26. After the parade, enjoy events along M.L. King Boulevard including a kids creative area, CD exchange and jazz Zumba. Performances by Tennessee State University Jazz Collegians, University of Tennessee at Knoxville Trombone Ensemble, Sweet Georgia Sound, 9th Street Stompers and Jazzanooga Youth Music Academy featured. www.jazzanooga.org.

JAZZANOOGA: GREGORY PORTER AND AVERY*SUNSHINE -- Kirk Walker Community Theatre at Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. Jazz, soul, R&B and gospel music, 6:30 p.m. April 27. $55. Buy tickets at www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com. After-party at Mocha Restaurant and Music Lounge, 511 Broad St. www.jazzanooga.org.

KAMAMA MUSIC SERIES -- Kamama Gallery, 5951 Alabama Highway 117, Mentone, Ala. Concert by 2Blu and The Lucky Stiffs, 7 p.m. today, April 17; doors open at 6 p.m. (all times Central). $10. Limited seating; reservations recommended. 256-634-3001.

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.

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.

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.

SAU ORCHESTRA -- Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive, East. Southern Adventist University Orchestra, led by Laurie Redmer Miller, presents final concert of school year, 7:30 p.m. April 24. Includes music by Jonathan McNair, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Robert Schumann. Free. 423-236-2880.

SCENIC CITY CHORUS -- St. Elmo United Methodist Church, 4626 St. Elmo Ave. www.sceniccitychorus.com. Women's four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 423-304-9131, 423-488-5087.

SEBA JAM SESSION -- Silverdale Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 7407 Bonny Oaks Drive. Monthly meeting/jam session for Southeastern Bluegrass Association chapter, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 20. Players of all levels welcome. www.sebabluegrass.org, 423-624-3063, 423-314-1842.

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. 423-867-7185.931-598-1770, www.sewanee.edu.

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. today, April 17. 423-332-3654.

SONGBOOK -- Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Jazz saxophonist Euge Groove performs, backed by the Bessie Smith House Band, for Jazz Appreciation Month, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19. $35. 423-266-8658, http://songbookeuge.eventbrite.com.

SOUTH JACKSON PERFORMING ARTS SERIES -- South Jackson Civic Center, 404 S. Jackson St., Tullahoma, Tenn. Celtic music/dance ensemble Tartan Terror performs, 7:30 p.m. CDT April 25. $25 adults, $15 ages 18 and younger. 931-455-5321.

UTC FLUTE ENSEMBLE -- Cadek Conservatory, 725 Oak St. Spring recital by students taking applied flute for credit, directed by Heather Small and accompanied by pianist Jenny Parker, 5-6:30 p.m. today, April 17. Free. 423-425-4601.

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