Chattanooga Now Music on Tap

Chattanooga Now Music on Tap

March 9th, 2012 in Chattnow Music

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

BLACK BOX CONCERT SERIES -- Sue E. Trotter Black Box Theatre, Athens Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Athens Area Council for the Arts presents The Gypsy Hombres, 7:30 p.m. March 16. $15 general admission, $8 students. 423-745-8717,

BLUES DUO -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Celebrated acoustic blues guitarist Paul Geremia will be joined by Snake Doctors' founder and local blues man Lon Eldridge, 8 p.m. March 17. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 624-5347.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Acoustic performances at 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. 892-4960,

Saturday: Folk/roots singer/songwriter Joni Bishop.

March 16: Tangletown Paramour, featuring former Method Actor backing vocalist MaryBeth Zamer and Jimmie Dale Gilmore bassist Mike T. Lewis.

March 17: Pianist Joseph Akin and hammer dulcimer player Dan Landrum.

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.

COUNTERPOINT -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 848 Ashland Terrace. The 20-member Lee Chamber Strings will perform "serious new music and obscure works from the classical repertoire" under the direction of Lee University professor Xiaoqing Yu, 7 p.m. March 18. Free, but donations appreciated. Contact: Tim Hinck,

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring The Robby Hopkins Band, 7 p.m. today. 423-476-7936.

DON WILLIAMS -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Classic country singer and his band perform, 7 p.m. March 18. $29.50-$49.50. 642-8497,

DULCIMERS AND ACCOMPANIMENT -- Brooks Memorial United Methodist Church, 3619 Fairfax Drive. Meeting and jam session, 1 p.m. Saturday. Free. 396-3950.

FIDDLE CONVENTION -- Centennial Theater, Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St., and Lindsay Street Hall, 901 Lindsay St. The Great Southern Old Time Fiddlers Convention returns for the third year with a split event featuring performances by The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, Leroy Troy and more at the Choo Choo and a series of contests at Lindsay Street Hall. Concerts are 7 p.m. March 23. Contests at 4 p.m. March 24. Email:

GOSPEL -- Shoney's, 2318 Shallowford Village Drive. The McRoys, Edalene Ellis and Melissa Vines featured, 6-8 p.m. Monday. 933-6080.

GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT, ALA. -- Hardee's, 50770 Alabama Highway 277. Jenny Rogers featured, 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday. 423-305-3973.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Special singing, Dave Seratt, 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Regular singing, Joy Harvey and Persuaded, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam, 7 p.m. Thursday. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- 1514 Rebecca Drive. Cross Harmony featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday. 463-9864.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- Ryan's Family Steak House, 5326 Ringgold Road. Bill Brown and Jerry Watkins featured, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Email:

GOSPEL FESTIVAL -- Calsonic Arena, 721 Whitthorne St., Shelbyville, Tenn. Inaugural Middle Tennessee Gospel Music Festival sponsored by Rutledge Falls Baptist Church will feature performances by Cross Point String Band, Benny Berry, Vocal Union, Brady Weldon and others, 7-10 p.m. today and 3:30-9 p.m. Saturday (all times Central). $15 one day; $25 both days. 931-455-8879.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Choo Choo City Boys featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. 867-7217.

GOSPEL, KIMBALL, TENN. -- Old Country Church, 32 Kimball Cove Road. The Webb Sisters and Timothy Harshman featured, 6-7:30 p.m. CST Saturday. 423-322-9216.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Willow Creek Quartet and The Webb Sisters featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 899-7852.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Featured singers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. 653-4159.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Billy Gray Quartet and Phil Osborn featured, 6:30 p.m. today. 706-861-9885 or 423-488-6031.

GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY -- Sequoyah Church of God, 10916 Hixson Pike. Special singing, The Telestials featured, 11 a.m. Sunday. Regular singing, The Couriers featured, 6 p.m. Thursday. 332-1139.

GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY -- Free To Worship Revival Center, 9966 Lovell Road. United by One, Marcie Harris and Edalene Ellis featured, 7-9 p.m. today. 899-7636.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, Highway 11. Jim Ricketts and Friends featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. 423-463-9864.

GYPSY JAZZ -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. French guitarist Stephane Wremble, whose work was included in the Woody Allen flick "Midnight in Paris," performs, 7:30 p.m. March 22. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 624-5347.

HOOTENANNY -- Cherokee Farms, 2035 Old Mineral Springs Road, Lafayette, Ga. TDawg's Back Porch Hootenanny returns with bonfires, late-night jams and a slate of music including Big Daddy Jones, Bibb City Ramblers and Carly Gibson, March 30-31. $40, includes camping March 31. Day passes $30. Additional $10 fee to camp March 30. Bring your own beer. Concessions available. Contact: Thomas Hellend,

JAZZ SAX -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Jazz alto saxophonist Jack Wright performs with Evan Lipson, Bob Stagner and Dennis Palmer, 8 p.m. March 24. $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($8 ages 25 and under). 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.

OUR THREE TENORS -- The Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. McMinn County vocalists Mike Simmons, Rusty Patterson and Tim Frazier perform, accompanied by Kay Simmons, 7:30 p.m. March 23-24; 2:30 p.m. March 25. $15 adults; $12 students. 745-8781,

PICKIN' AT THE POST -- American Legion Fred A. Morgan Post 106, Trenton, Ga. Weekly concert by bluegrass bands, 7 p.m. Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. for open jam. Free. 423-260-6264,

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. Free. 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.

THE RINGGOLD OPRY -- Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Bluegrass and old-time country music, clogging and dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 706-935-2251.

SAXOPHONE CONCERT -- Squires Recital Hall, Lee University, 1120 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland, Tenn. Senior saxophone students and professors Brenda Moye and Alan Wyatt perform works on rare and unique instruments, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 423-614-8240.

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,

SENIORS DANCE -- Teamsters Building, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Music provided by Union Railroad Overdrive, 7-10 p.m. Saturday. $5. 877-2849.

SHAMROCK -- LaFayette-Walker County Public Library, 1105 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Third annual festival sponsored by Music on the Square features five local bands, including No Offense, ThisGloriousScene and Dr. Manhattan, 8 p.m. March 16. Free admission. Attendees can vote for favorite band for $1. 706-638-2992.

SUNSET CONCERT SERIES -- North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. The Dismembered Tennesseans, 7-8 p.m. March 16. Free. 870-8924.

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA -- Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. Rock/classical ensemble performs rock opera "Beethoven's Last Night" about the composer's encounter with the devil, 7:30 p.m. March 21. $39.50-$59.50, plus convenience fees. 642-8497,

WHITE DOVE CAFE -- Collegedale Community Church, 4995 Swinyar Drive. Adult Christian coffeehouse featuring local songwriters, 7-9 p.m. March 16. 394-5464.