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. 698-5928.
ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION - Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Free. 332-4901.
ALL-AMERICAN MUSIC SUMMER - Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. Series of terrace concerts by area musicians, including The Divine Write, 6 p.m. Thursday. Included with museum admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 ages 3-17.
BESSIE SMITH HERITAGE FESTIVAL - Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Fourth annual event offers food, art and music by Grammy Award winner Chrisette Michele, blues artist Bobby Rush, neo-soul artists Avery*Sunshine and Tonya Dyson and jazz guitarist Eric Essix, among others, 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 20. Buy $35 tickets at the venue; Mary's Lounge, 2125 McCallie Ave.; or Maggie G's, 400 E. M.L. King Blvd. www.bessiesmithheritagefestival.com.
BLUEGRASS JAM - Red Bank Community Center, 602 Morrison Springs Road. Jam session for bluegrass and country musicians, 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Bring your instruments or just listen. 877-9948.
CARPENTER'S COWBOY CHURCH - 1902 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe. No shows in July. 706-861-9885 or 423-488-6031.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE - Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Shows at 8 p.m. $10 suggested admission. 892-3109. www.christunity.org.
* Today: Atlanta sister act von Grey.
* Saturday: Grant Peoples, Tallahassee, Fla.-based outlaw country singer/songwriter with an ironic sense of humor.
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.
COUNTRY GOSPEL FESTIVAL - Lake Winnepesaukah, 1730 Lakeview Drive. Showcase by members of the Georgia Country & Gospel Music Association, noon-10 p.m. Sunday. Free with $5 gate admission. 706-866-5681, www.lakewinnie.com.
COWBOY JUBILEE - Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Josh Neyman and Restoration, 7 p.m. today. 423-476-7936.
GOSPEL, DAYTON - Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway, Dayton, Tenn. Jerry Hall and Heaven Seekers featured, 7 p.m. Tuesday. 423-775-3031 or 240-7210.
GOSPEL, DAYTON - McDonald's, 130 Able Drive, Dayton, Tenn. Voices of Praise featured, 7 p.m. Thursday. 423-775-1529.
GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE - East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Daughters of Worship and Edalene Ellis featured, 7-8:30 p.m. today. 423-463-9864.
GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP - Shoney's, 6515 Ringgold Road. Lisa Herald, Dave Pace and Randy Kincannon featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. 593-6864.
GOSPEL, HIXSON - Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. 867-7217.
GOSPEL, KIMBALL - Shoney's, Main Street, Kimball, Tenn. Headed Home, Singing Gospel and The Catheys featured, 6-7:30 p.m. CDT Saturday. 423-942-1196 or 582-8753.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH - Captain D's, 8890 Old Lee Highway. Sharon Foskey and The Kelseys featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. 313-9762.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH - Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Anthem Voices, Revelators, Kelsey Family and Booker T. Scruggs featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 899-7852.
GOSPEL, TRENTON - American Legion Hall, Trenton, Ga. Sacrifice, Lynn Newman and Dave Raby featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. 423-322-2952 .
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.
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.
SCENIC CITY CHORUS - First Christian Church, 650 McCallie Ave. Women's four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 304-9131 or 488-5087, www.sceniccitychorus.com.
SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS - Rock City, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. The New Binkley Brothers perform, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Included with park admission: $18.95 adults, $10.95 ages 3-12. 706-820-2531. www.seerockcity.com.