Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar

April 11th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Music

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. 423-698-5928.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL -- Raccoon Mountain Campground, 319 W. Hills Drive (off U.S. Highway 41 at I-24 Exit 174), Lookout Valley. Boxcar Pinion Memorial Bluegrass Festival, featuring 13 bands, including Lonesome River Band and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, May 2-4. Tickets $10 Thursday, $20 Friday, $25 Saturday, $55 three-day pass if purchased by Sunday, April 14. Prices $5 more each day, $15 more for pass if purchased on or after Monday, April 15. 706-820-2228,

CELTIC WOMAN -- Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. Musical experience featuring classic Irish tunes, pop anthems and inspirational songs, 8 p.m. April 19. $31-$101, plus fees. 423-642-8497,

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Doug E. Rees, whose music incorporates country, bluegrass and American folk, performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960,

CHATTANOOGA MUSIC CLUB -- First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Moore Road. Recital by winner of club's scholarship competition on March 24, 2:30 p.m. April 21. 423-266-0508,

CHATTANOOGA STATE EVENTS -- Humanities Theatre, Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-3383.

• Friday, April 12: Sophomore student recital featuring soprano Samantha Nixon and pianist Janelle McDonald, 7:30 p.m.

• Thursday, April 18: Chattanooga State Opera Theatre and Concert Choir present Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas."

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Glory Bound Travelers, 7 p.m. Friday, April 12. 423-476-7936.

DULCIMERS AND ACCOMPANIMENT -- Brooks Memorial United Methodist Church, 3619 Fairfax Drive. Meeting and jam session, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13. 423-396-3950.

GOSPEL -- First Church of the Nazarene, 5458 North Terrace. The Noblemen Quartet featured, 7 p.m. Friday, April 12. Love offering will be taken. 423-894-5254.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Donnie Young and New Beginning featured, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Fisherman's Quartet featured, 7 p.m. today, April 11. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Sacrifice, David Crittenden and Greg Finch featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, April 11. 706-866-1987.

GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE -- Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Spirit Filled, Karen Higgenbottom and Chera featured, 6 p.m. Monday, April 15.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and Scenic Land Quartet featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Danny Pilkey, Kim Million and Alvin Cummings featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. 423-645-9955.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Gift of Life Singers, Soul Winners and Mercy Singers featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 15. 423-260-6820.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Pipeline Quartet and Rob Borders featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12. 706-861-9885.

GOSPEL, SOUTH PITTSBURG, TENN. -- Princess Theater, 215 S. Cedar Ave. Chris VanAllman & High Praise perform with featured guests Vessels of Joy and the Guess family, 6 p.m. CDT Saturday, April 13. Free. 423-837-5924,

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Hope for Tomorrow, Gospel 3 and Edalene Ellis featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 15. 423-942-6597.

JAZZ AT THE RIVER -- Ross's Landing Park, Riverfront Parkway. Jazzanooga sponsors free concert featuring The Creative Underground Jazz Collective as part of National Jazz Appreciation Month, 4-5 p.m. April 20.

LATIN JAZZ -- Conga Latin Food, 207 E. Main St. Latin jazz band performs traditional Cuban songs and modern jazz compositions, 6-9 p.m. April 19. $3. 423-201-4806.

MOUNTAIN OPRY -- Walden's Ridge Civic Center, 2501 Fairmount Pike, Signal Mountain. Bluegrass and mountain music, 8-11 p.m. each Friday. Free. 423-886-3252.

PICKIN' AT THE POST -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Weekly concert by bluegrass bands, 7 p.m. today, April 11. 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 bluegrass/country musicians, 6:30-9 p.m. each Thursday. 423-877-9948.

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, April 13. Free. 706-935-2251.

ROCK OF AGES -- Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. TAPA presents musical featuring rock hits by artists including Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, Reo Speedwagon and Pat Benatar, 7 p.m. April 21. $48-$65, plus fees. 423-642-8497,

SENIORS DANCE -- Teamsters Union Hall, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Band plays line dance, slow country and '50s rock music, 7-10 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. 423-867-7185.

SEWANEE CHORALE -- All Saints' Chapel, University of the South, University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. The Sewanee Chorale presents of Mozart's challenging Coronation Mass in C. April 25. Email chorale director Gary Sturgis at

SEWANEE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL -- Guerry Auditorium, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. All times are Central. Free unless otherwise noted. 931-598-1225.

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. today, April 11. 423-332-3654.

STUDIO CABARET -- Artistic Civic Theatre, 907 Gaston St., Dalton, Ga. Pianist/singer/songwriter David Aft performs, 8 p.m. April 19-20. $15; drinks and light hors d'oeuvres included. Tables of four available on request. 706-278-4796.

SUNSET CONCERT SERIES -- North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Cross Fire featured, 7-8 p.m. April 19. Free. 870-8924.

SWEET SOUNDS OF JAZZ -- Blue Orleans, 1463 Market St. Live performances by The Creative Underground, 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday, April 14. $10 donation benefits Youth Services division of the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults. 423-991-4198.

UTC MUSIC EVENTS -- 423-425-4601,

• April 18: UTC Wind Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Free.

• April 19: Gala concert honoring the retirement of Roland Carter, First Baptist Church, Golden Gateway, 401 Gateway Ave. Free but tickets required.