ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM -- Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 5-6 p.m. each Sunday. After 6 p.m. play anything. 698-5928.
ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday. 332-4901.
BLUEGRASS JAM -- Red Bank United Methodist Church, 3800 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank. Weekly jam session for all levels of bluegrass and country musicians, 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Play or listen. 877-9948.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. No shows in December. 892-3109, www.christunity.org.
CHATTANOOGA STATE MUSIC DEPARTMENT -- C.C. Bond Humanities Theatre, Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Annual holiday concert, 7:30 p.m. today. Free. www.chattanoogastate.edu/humanities.
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. 894-8559 or 413-8681.
CHORAL ARTS OF CHATTANOOGA -- Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. Holiday concert featuring Kirke Mecham's "Seven Joys of Christmas" and four Christmas motets, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $15 adults, $5 students with ID. 598-3274, www.choralartsofchattanooga.org.
CHORAL FESTIVALS -- Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave., East Ridge. Selections from Handel's "Messiah" performed by area choirs, accompanied by members of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera and the Tri-State Musicians Union, 7 p.m. Sunday. Free, but an offering will be taken. 596-2703.
COUNTRY CHRISTMAS -- Notre Dame High School, 2701 Vermont Ave. A holiday-themed a capella concert of music popularized by country artists, featuring the Scenic City Chorus and 30-woman chorus of community singers, 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Other performances by Dream quartet and three high school girls competing in Rising Star contest. $10. 650-2270, www.sceniccitychorus.com.
COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring The Hymnsmen, 7 p.m. today. 423-476-7936.
CUMBERLAND JAMBOREE -- Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. The Trackside Show band presents eight decades of hits from traditional country to Southern rock, 7 p.m. CST Saturday. Free general admission (doors open at 6 p.m.), $10 reserved. 931-484-6133, www.palacetheatre-crossville.com, www.thetracksideshow.com.
FRIENDS OF FOLK MUSIC -- Folk School of Chattanooga, 250 Forest Ave. Individual performances and jam session for acoustic musicians, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. 867-3092 or 423-775-2996.
GOSPEL -- Shoney's, 2318 Shallowford Village Drive. Dana Russell, Annette Hood and Jeremy Kesley featured, 6-8 p.m. Monday. 933-6080.
GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT -- Hardee's, 50770 Alabama 277, Bridgeport, Ala. Daughters of Worship and Jeannie Rodgers featured, 6 p.m. CST Tuesday. 423-305-3973.
GOSPEL, DAYTON -- Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North, Dayton, Tenn. Donnie Young and New Beginning with featured singers, 6 p.m. Saturday. Free. 423-285-2165.
GOSPEL, DAYTON -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway, Dayton, Tenn. Jim Ricketts featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 240-7210.
GOSPEL, DAYTON -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive, Dayton, Tenn. George Garrison Family featured, 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. 423-775-1529.
GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP -- Shoney's, 6515 Ringgold Road. Damascus Road, Betty Edmondson and Alvin Cummings featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. 593-6864.
GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Lisa Harold featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. 867-7217.
GOSPEL, KIMBALL -- Old Country Church, 32 Kimball Cove Road, Kimball, Tenn. Grace for Grace and Sacrifice featured, 6-7:30 p.m. CST Thursday. 423-322-9216.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. The Heart Strings and Iris Johnson featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. 284-1395.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Chuck and Kim, Bill and Tammrae Keener and Lisa Daughtery featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 899-7852.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Gospel singing, 6:30 p.m. today. 706-861-9885 or 423-488-6031.
GOSPEL, TRENTON -- American Legion Hall, Trenton, Ga. Naomi and The Segos featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. 423-322-2952.
HOLIDAY VOCAL CONCERT -- Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road. Six vocal ensembles, featuring 120 singers in school's vocal music department, perform, 7 p.m. Thursday. $5. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPROVISATIONAL JAM -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. First-Sunday showcase for dance, music or spoken word artists, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. $2 suggested donation. 624-5347.
LESSONS AND CAROLS -- Canterbury Cathedral, University of the South, 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. Service, sung annually since 1918, features 35-student University Choir in selections by Gary Davidson and Judith Wier, 5 and 8 p.m. CST Sunday. Free, but limited seating. 931-598-1896.
MACDOWELL MUSIC CLUB -- Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave. Monthly concert features local musicians Bruce Aston, Bobbie Howell, Jim Martin and Jeanne Sawyer, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Free. 752-4695.
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.
PICKIN' AT THE POST -- American Legion Fred A. Morgan Post 106, Trenton, Ga. Weekly concert by bluegrass bands, 8 p.m. Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. with an open jam. Free. 423-260-6264. www.acousticaccess.com.
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.
SNOW HILL BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE -- Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department Training Center, 9100 Snow Hill Road, Harrison. Volunteer firemen sponsor jamboree by area bands, 5:45-10 p.m. Saturday. Free. 344-5619.
WIDE OPEN FLOOR -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. First-Friday showcase for dancers, poets, musicians and other creative types, 9 p.m.-midnight today. $5, cash preferred. 624-5347. www.barkinglegs.org