Chattanooga Now Music calendar

Chattanooga Now Music calendar

June 18th, 2009 in Chattnow Music

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ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM -- Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 5-6 p.m. each Sunday. After 7 p.m., play anything. Free. 698-5928.

ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Free. Contact: Marvin Neighbors, 332-4901.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Phillipe Bertuad performs, 8 p.m. Saturday. Pass-the-basket show with $10 suggested donation/admission. 892-3109.

CHEROKEE FUNDRAISER -- Cherokee Removal Memorial Park, 6800 Blythe Ferry Lane, Birchwood. Native American artists featured in a daylong festival of music, storytelling, food and craft as a fundraiser to support the Cherokee Removal Memorial Park. Headliner is fiddler Arvel Bird. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. 322-5632.

CHOO CHOO CHORUS -- All Saints Academy, 310 E. Eighth St. Men's barbershop harmony, 7 p.m. each Monday. All voice ranges needed; not required to read music. Call Lamar Owens, 894-8559, or Steve Wixson, 886-1744.

FLYING FINGERS PRODUCTION -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. 624-5347, Beppe Gambetta, Genoan flatpicking guitar virtuoso, 8 p.m. Saturday. $10.50 advance, $12 at door.

GOSPEL, DAYTON -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive, Dayton, Tenn. 2 Blessed and Glory Bound Trio, 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD -- Shoney's, 2318 Shallowford Village Drive. Eddie and Debbie Kirk and the Gems Trio, and Tammy Keener featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. Free. 760-1860.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- Fellowship Hall, East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Sacrifice, Revelators and Millie Freeman, 7 tonight. 364-0899.

GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP -- Shoney's, 6515 Ringgold Road. Willow Creek Quartet and the Lamplighters featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Free. Contacts: Pat and Hershel Steele, 902-2377.

GOSPEL, HIGHWAY 58 -- Hardee's, 4831 Highway 58. Willing Vessels featured, 6:30 p.m. Monday. Free. Catherine Carrall, 344-8380.

GOSPEL, JASPER -- Hardee's, 1210 Highway 28, Jasper, Tenn. Headed Home, The Catheys and Singing Gospel featured, 6 p.m. CDT Thursday. Contact: Paul David Webb, 423-942-1714.

a GOSPEL, MONTEAGLE -- Hardee's, 716 Parker St., Monteagle, Tenn. Jim Ricketts featured, 6:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday. 931-212-4292.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Scenic City Quartet, Three 4 Thee and Bill Humphries featured, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Chuck Robinson, 899-7852, is host.

GOSPEL, PELHAM -- Paynes Cove Methodist Church, Paynes Cove Road near Pelham, Tenn. Jim Ricketts & Friends featured, 7 p.m. Saturday. Freewill offering will be taken for singers. Food and fellowship after service. Contacts: Pastor James Smith, 931-461-0015, and John Bean, 931-212-4292.

GOSPEL, SALE CREEK -- Sale Creek Lions Club, Coppinger Road behind Sale Creek Middle/High School. Gospel Strings featured, 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. Concessions available. 332-3996.

GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY -- Grandmama's Kitchen, 8363 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn. Sherry Foskey, David Pace and local singers featured, 6:15-8:15 p.m. Monday. 842-8632.

GOSPEL, TRENTON -- Hardee's, 111 Killian Ave., Trenton, Ga. Singing Gospel and The Catheys featured 7 p.m. Monday. 423-942-1714.

JUKEBOX JUNCTION FAMILY THEATER -- Chattanooga Choo-Choo, 1400 Market St. Two shows/one price: Elwood Smooch's Choo Choo Cha Boogie variety show plus Rock 'n' Roll Revue of '50s and '60s music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Residents of Hamilton and surrounding counties pay $15 plus tax, with ID and reservations. Others pay $22 adults, $21 seniors (50-plus), $17 teens (13-17) plus tax. Children 6-12 get in free with each paid adult admission; $10 each additional child. 648-8082, www.JukeboxJunction

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

MUSIC AT THE INCLINE -- Incline Railway Lower Station, 3917 St. Elmo Ave. Performances by area world, rock, swing and acoustic artists. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and other dates through Labor Day weekend. Free to listen, $14 adults to ride, $7 ages 3-12. 706-820-2531. www.ride

NIGHTFALL -- BlueCross Stage, Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Free concert series sponsored by Chattanooga Downtown Partnership. Opening act at 7 p.m., headliner at 8 p.m. 265-0771,

* Tonight: Carolyn Wonderland; Sterchi Brothers Band opens.

* June 26: Reed Thomas Lawrence; Infinite Orange.

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 plus jamming/singing with band in no-alcohol, no-smoking environment, 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. Free to ages 12 and younger. 423-240-3439.

RHYTHM & NOON -- Miller Plaza, M.L. King Boulevard at Market and Cherry streets. Lunchtime series of concerts and other events, noon every Friday. Free. Friday Market vendors, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 265-0771,

* Today: Sweet Georgia Sound (big-band swing).

* June 26: RSS (acoustic rock).

ROCK CITY SUMMER MUSIC -- Rock City, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. Summer Music Weekends featuring The New Binkley Brothers, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 706-820-2531.

SCENIC CITY CHORUS -- East Brainerd Church of Christ, 7745 East Brainerd Road. Ladies' four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 877-4205.

SEBA JAM SESSION -- Lyndon Avenue Baptist Church, 2624 Lyndon Ave. Monthly meeting/jam session for Southeastern Bluegrass Association chapter, 3-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information about other SEBA jams, log onto or call Steve Daugherty, 875-5250.

SEWANEE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL -- University of the South, 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 53rd annual classical music festival with the Sewanee Symphony and the Philharmonia Orchestra. Sunday through July 26 at various times (all times Central). Free. 931-598-1000.

* Sunday: Opening concert, 2:30 p.m.; Carillon recital, 4:45 p.m., All Saints Chapel.

* Wednesday: Faculty artists chamber music concert, 7:30 p.m., Guerry Hall.

* June 26: Young artists chamber music concerts, 7 p.m., Guerry Garth; 8 p.m. Monteagle Assembly, Warren Chapel.

* June 27: Faculty artists chamber music concert, 7:30 p.m. Guerry Hall.

SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT -- Charity Baptist Church, 2340 Rossville Blvd. Featured performers include New Paved Road, Judy and Kristie Quinn, Sing for the King, Ritchie Dye, Chuck Robinson, David Crittenden and Eva Pelfrey,6:30 p.m. June 27. Supper before singing at 5 p.m., $5 a plate. Donations accepted to benefit two families in need. 267-6576.

SUNDOWN IN ST. ELMO -- Incline Railway Lower Station, 3917 St. Elmo Ave. 821-4902. Monthly open house series coinciding with the World Music Summer program featuring open mikes, live music and giveaways from St. Elmo merchants. Saturday and other dates this summer, 6-9 p.m. Free.

SUNSET CONCERT SERIES -- North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Ed Huey, 7-8 p.m. today. Free. 870-8924.