Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar - July 25-31

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar - July 25-31

July 25th, 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.

ALL-AMERICAN SUMMER CONCERT -- Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. Series features country singer Roger Alan Wade, 6-7:30 p.m. today, July 25. Free with regular admission: $4.95-$9.95. 423-267-0968,

BLUEGRASS CD RELEASE -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Fiddler Fletcher Bright of The Dismembered Tennesseans and banjo player Bill Evans celebrate release of "Fine Times at Fletcher's House" with a concert, 8 p.m. Aug. 3. $15. 423-624-5347,

CALHOUN'S GOT TALENT -- Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Round 2 of fourth annual community talent competition, 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Theater seating $15, overflow seating in Community Room with live feed $12 (if needed). Tickets also available for finale on Aug. 3. 706-629-2599.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Asheville, N.C.-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeff Thompson performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960,

CHOO CHOO CHORUS -- All Saints Academy, 310 E. Eighth St. Men's barbershop harmony group rehearsal, 7-9:30 p.m. each Monday. All voice ranges needed; not required to read music. 423-894-8559, 423-413-8681.

COMMUNITY CONCERT & COOKOUT -- Falling Water Baptist Church, 523 Roberts Mill Road, Hixson. Free concert features Ray Williams and the boys, 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Free hot dogs and hamburgers, plus inflatables and other activities for kids. 423-842-5924.

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. No singings in July. 423-476-7936.

CSO CHORUS AUDITIONS -- Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, 701 Broad St. Public auditions for CSO Chorus' 2013-14 season of six performances with orchestra, starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 1. Singers should prepare two contrasting selections (at least one aria or art song in a foreign language is preferred, and one Broadway selection is allowed). Accompanist is provided. Rehearsals are typically Monday evenings, plus two dress rehearsals during concert week. Schedule audition time with Mary Lynn Wilson at or 423-304-1535.

DIVA & DRINKS -- The Foundry at The Chattanoogan, 1201 S. Broad St. "Shall We Dance"-themed open mike for opera singers, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 28.

FREEDOM FRIDAY -- Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 914 Park Ave. Freedom Ministry presents citywide praise and worship service for youth to showcase their singing, drama, dancing, poetry, gospel rap and other talents, 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 26. Guest speaker is youth pastor Reginald McDaniel of Thankful Baptist Church of Rome, Ga. 423-255-3458.

FRESH ON FRIDAYS -- Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Live music, plus local artist painting a canvas from start to finish, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, July 26. 423-265-0771.

GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT -- Hardee's, 50770 Old Highway 27. Timothy Harshman and Marcellus Scott featured, 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday, July 30. 423-942-3913.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Joy Harvey and Persuaded featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. The Couriers featured, 7 p.m. today, July 25. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD -- Wendy's, 7655 East Brainerd Road. The Miller Family, Phil Osborne and Annette Hood featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 29. 423-260-6820.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Sacrifice, United By One and Betty Edmondson featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, July 25. 706-866-1987, 423-364-9303.

GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE -- Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Adopted, David Crittenden, Melissa Vines and Angela French featured, 6 p.m. Monday, July 29.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Mike Hixon and the Gospel Jubilee Band featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Sonlife Quartet and Booker T. Scruggs featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. 423-899-7852.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. No singings in July. 706-861-9885, 423-488-6031.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Jerry Hall, Laura Kline and Walt Carroll featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 29. 423-942-3913.

KAMAMA MUSIC SERIES -- Kamama Gallery, 5951 Alabama Highway 117, Mentone, Ala. "Tales and Twang" by Phil Weaver, Bruce Walker and Ken Watts with Russell Gulley, 7 p.m. CDT Aug. 1; doors open at 6 p.m. $10. 256-845-0203,

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.

MUSIC AT THE WINERY -- Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga. Weekly music series features Danny Rhea, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, on Chimney Patio (in Nealey Barn if weather is bad). $13 includes concert, five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463,

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, July 25. Doors open at 5 p.m. for open jam. Free. 423-260-6264,

PIK-N-BARN -- 491 Allen Burgess Road, Crossville, Tenn. Jam sessions starting at noon, open mike 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 27. 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. 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.

SCENIC CITY CHORUS -- Woodmore Elementary School, 800 Woodmore Lane. Women's four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 423-304-9131, 423-488-5087,

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.

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE - Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. today, July 25. 423-332-3654.

SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS -- Rock City, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain. Bands perform 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Labor Day. Free with regular admission: $11.95-$19.95. 706-820-2531,

SUMMER OF FUN CONCERTS -- Incline Railway's St. Elmo Station, 3917 St. Elmo Ave. Weekly series features Ogya, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 27. 423-821-4224,

VOCAL RECITAL -- First Baptist Church of Chattanooga, 506 E. Eighth St. Soprano LeTara Lee, accompanied by pianist Marcia Smith, presents selections by Brahms, Mozart, Dr. Roland Carter and others, 4 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Free, but donations accepted.