Chattanooga Now Music on Tap

Chattanooga Now Music on Tap

March 4th, 2011 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Music

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. Free. 698-5928.

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

SACRED SOUNDS - Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. The Golden Valley Crusaders perform in fundraiser for Share America Foundation, 7:30 p.m. March 11. $5 adults, free for children 5 and younger. Buy tickets in advance at Sonshine Christian Bookstore, 1841 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, 706-861-7675.

BIG TIME/SMALL TOWN PERFORMANCE SERIES - Athens Junior High School Auditorium, 200 Keith Lane, Athens, Tenn. Presented by the Athens Area Council for the Arts. Franc D'Ambrosio, the longtime Phantom of Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning Broadway musical "The Phantom of the Opera," performs "Franc D'Ambrosio's Broadway, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $20 general admission, $10 students. 423-745-8717,

BLUEGRASS DINNER MUSIC - Ocoee Dam Deli and Diner, 1223 Highway 64, Ocoee, Tenn. Ronnie and Denise Raper and Roscoe Jordan featured, 8-10 p.m. today. 423-338-8184.

CELTIC MUSIC - South Jackson Civic Center, 400 South Jackson St., Tullahoma, Tenn. The Hunt Family Fiddlers in concert featuring tight harmonies, energetic fiddling and Irish step dance, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Art exhibit opens at 6:30 p.m., opening acts at 7 (all times Central). $25 adults, $15 students. 931-455-5321.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE - Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Pass-the-basket shows with $10 suggested donation/admission. 892-3109.

n Today: Townes Van Zandt tribute, featuring 18 Van Zandt zongs interpreted by regional singer/songwriters in a fundraiser for the coffeehouse, 8 p.m.

n Saturday: RB Morri, Knoxville-based singer/songwriter, playwright, actor and East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame inductee, 8 p.m.

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.

COWBOY JUBILEE - Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Northern Lights featured in gospel singing, 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,,

FRIENDS OF FOLK MUSIC - Folk School of Chattanooga, 250 Forest Ave. Individual performances and jam session for acoustic musicians, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. 867-3092 or 423-775-2996.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT - Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. Multiple Grammy-nominated folk/pop singer/songwriter and Canadian Hall of Fame inductee, best known for his epic "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" and "Ribbon of Darkness," will perform, 8 p.m. March 16. $39.50-$54.50, plus convenience fees. 757-5050.

GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT - Hardee's, 50070 U.S. Highway 277, Bridgeport, Ala. The Lighthouse Singers and Truly Blessed featured, 6:30-8 p.m. CST Tuesday. Free. 423-260-8513.

GOSPEL, DAYTON - Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North, Dayton, Tenn. Donnie Young and New Beginning featured, 6 p.m. Saturday. Free. 423-285-2165.

GOSPEL, DAYTON - Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway, Dayton, Tenn. Tennessee Gospelaires featured, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 423-775-3031 or 240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON - McDonald's, 130 Able Drive, Dayton, Tenn. Good News Quartet featured, 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD - Shoney's, 2318 Shallowford Village Drive. Alvin Cummings, Chuck Robinson and Karen Foskey featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. Free. 645-5997 or 933-6080.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE - East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Darlene Johnson and Dana Russell featured, 7 p.m. today. Free. 706-996-0865.

GOSPEL, HIXSON - Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. New Liberty Boys and Kindred Spirits Vocal Band featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 867-7217.

GOSPEL, HIXSON - Suzie's Home Cooking, 5235 Highway 153. Red Burrous featured, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. 870-8873.

GOSPEL, KIMBALL - Shoney's, Main Street, Kimball, Tenn. The Burns Family and Jerry Hall featured, 6-7:30 p.m. CST Saturday. Free. 423-260-8513.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH - Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Dixie Sonshine, Lisa Daughtery and The Hickeys featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 899-7852.

GOSPEL, TRENTON - American Legion Hall, Trenton, Ga. The Randolph Family and Chris Vanallman featured 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. Free. 423-260-8513.

MARA ROSENBLOOM QUARTET - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Jazz makes its BLT debut with the New York pianist fronting a quartet featuring alto saxophonist Darius Jones, 8 p.m. March 11. $15 single, $25 couples. 624-5347.

MARK GROWDEN - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Banjo player shows off his rural mountain musical roots, 8 p.m. March 12. $10. 624-5347.

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.

A NIGHT OF WORSHIP - Catoosa County Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. Gainesville, Ga.'s Lefevre Quartet performs with SingAkademie Choir and host/emcee Tim Owens, 7 p.m. March 11. $10. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. 423-779-2456.

RAISE YOUR PRAISE - Free To Worship Revival Center, 9966 Lovell Road, Soddy-Daisy. The Promises and The Scofields featured, 7 p.m. today. Free. 322-8482.

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.

SCENIC CITY CHORUS - First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. Women's four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Singers needed. Free. 304-9131 or 488-5087.

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. Concessions available. Free. 344-5619.

UTC MUSIC DEPARTMENT - Roland Hayes Concert Hall, UTC Fine Arts Center, corner of Vine and Palmetto streets. Free concerts by campus groups and guests.

n Thursday: Large ensemble performance by the UTC Symphonic Band, directed by Stuart Benkert, 7:30 p.m.

n March 12: Guest artist performance by U.S. Army Ground Forces Band's David T. Brown and Demondrae Thurman and Georgia Brass Band, 7:30 p.m.