3 SISTERS MUSIC FESTIVAL -- Ross's Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway. Sixth annual event features preeminent bluegrass and acoustic musicians, including Yonder Mountain String Band, Dailey & Vincent, Steep Canyon Rangers and The Travelin' McCourys, 6-11 p.m. Oct. 5, noon-10 p.m. Oct. 6. Free. 265-0771, www.3sistersbluegrass.com.
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.
BENEFIT CONCERT -- Boys and Girls Club, 385 Third St., Cleveland, Tenn. Greater Than Myself concert benefits DESTINY Community Fellowship, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6. Additional activities, games and concessions available. Free, donations accepted. 400-1808.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Russell Gulley, veteran Muscle Shoals, Ala., singer/songwriter and founder of '70s Southern rock band Jackson Highway, performs, 8 p.m. Saturday. $10 suggested donation. 892-4960, www.christunity.org.
COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Mallory Ledford, 7 p.m. today. 423-476-7936.
CSO POPS -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera performs "The Beatles: Revolver/Rubber Souls," 8 p.m. Oct. 6. $19-$81. 267-8583, www.chattanoogasymphony.org.
ELVIS TRIBUTE -- Alhambra Shrine Temple, 1000 Alhambra Drive. The Tom Christopher Band performs some of Presley's biggest hits, 7 p.m. Oct. 6. $20 limited seating in front rows, $15 general admission. Barbecue dinner before the show is $7 per plate. Proceeds benefit Alhambra Shrine. 619-7911 or 892-0223 if paying by credit card.
ERIC CHURCH -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Country singer performs back-to-back concerts for first live album, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9. $37.50-$47.50, plus convenience fees. 642-8497, www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT BLASTS -- Original Church of God, 2214 E. 17th St. Song and praise, 7 p.m. today. 999-0960.
GOSPEL -- Living Water Ministries, 5815 Ringgold Road. The Randolph Family, Wayne Sinard and Spirit Filled featured, 6 p.m. Sunday. firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Born Again Believers featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 423-240-7210.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Greg Finch and Friends featured, 7 p.m. Thursday. 423-775-1529.
GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and guest singers featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. 867-7217.
GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road. Old-time fifth Sunday gospel singing, 6 p.m. Sunday. email@example.com.
GOSPEL, JASPER, TENN. -- Praise and Worship Family Outreach Center, 100 Cannon St. New Day Gospel Singers, Henry Hobbs and The Willow Creek Quartet featured, 6-7:30 p.m. CDT Saturday. 423-322-9216.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. John Wayne Hamilton, Annette Carbulido and Alvin Cummings featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 645-9955.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Anthem Voices, Ashley Dunn Bridges and David Crittenden featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. 208-0453.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. The Burns Family and Heirborn Quartet featured, 6:30 p.m. today. 706-861-9885 or 423-488-6031.
GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, Highway 11. Dixie Sonshine and Barry Padgett featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. 423-463-9864.
LAUREN ALAINA -- Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Ga. Rossville, Ga.-based "American Idol" runner-up performs on "18 Inches" tour, 7 p.m. Oct. 5. $15. 706-272-7676.
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.
PIK-N-BARN -- 491 Allen Burgess Road, Crossville, Tenn. Jam sessions starting at noon, open mike 4-6 p.m. Saturday. All times Central. $5 suggested donation/admission for ages 13 and older. 931-788-2751.
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. 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.
SCENIC CITY CHORUS -- North River Dance Center, 4200 N. Access Road. 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.
SENIORS DANCE -- Teamsters Union Hall, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Music by Union Railroad Overdrive, 7-10 p.m. Saturday. $5 donation. 877-2849.
SONGS AND DANCES -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. UTC Music Department presents faculty recital by Drs. Jonathan McNair, Mario Abril and Kenyon Wilson, 4 p.m., Oct. 7. Free. 425-4612, www.utc.edu/music.
STRING THEORY -- Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. 267-0968. Chief Curator Ellen Simak and Maestro Robert Bernhardt discuss works from the museum collection that relate to violist Robert Diaz's and mezzo-soprano Jazimina Macneil's performance, which follows, 5:30 p.m. Thursday. $25 for series donors, $35 for nonmembers.
TIM O'BRIEN -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Folk and acoustic songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs with special guests Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $25. 624-5347.
WIDE OPEN FLOOR -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Monthly performing-arts showcase for dancers, poets, musicians, 9 p.m.-midnight Oct. 5. $5, cash preferred. 624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.