ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM - Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. After 7 p.m. play anything. 423-698-5928.
AMERICANA JAZZ - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Champion fingerstyle guitarist Tim Thompson performs jazz and roots/Americana music alongside his fiddling son, Myles Thompson, 7:30 p.m. May 9. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.
A NIGHT AT THE P'OPERA - Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. International recording artists Armand & Angelina perform popular and classical music, 7 p.m. CDT Friday, May 3. $12 adults, $6 students. 931-484-6133, www.palacetheatre-crossville.com.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE - Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Fingerstyle guitarist Bill Mize performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4. $10 donation. 423-892-4960, www.christunity.org.
CHARLES LAW - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. California rocker and slap guitarist performs with his band Jagged and locals Sweet and Low Down, 8 p.m. May 11. $10. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.
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.
COWBOY JUBILEE - Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Ron Brewer, 7 p.m. Friday, May 3. 423-476-7936.
CUMBERLAND JAMBOREE - Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. The Trackside Show band performs traditional country and Southern rock, 7 p.m. CDT Saturday, May 4. Free (doors open at 6 p.m.), $10 reserved seat. 931-484-6133, www.palacetheatre-crossville.com, thetracksideshowband.com.
FRIENDS OF FOLK MUSIC - Folk School of Chattanooga, 1800 Rossville Ave. Individual performances and jam session for acoustic musicians, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 5. 423-867-3092.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. - Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North. Donnie Young and New Beginning with featured singers, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4. 423-285-2165.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. - Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Casey Hindman featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. 423-240-7210.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. - McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. The Mullins family, 7 p.m. today, May 2. 423-775-1529.
GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE - East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Heaven Seekers, Jerry Hall and Libbie O'Neal featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, May 2. 706-866-1987.
GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE - Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Anthem Voices, Steve and Gail Davis and Libbie O'Neill featured, 6 p.m. Monday, May 6. email@example.com.
GOSPEL, HIXSON - Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and Northgate Quartet featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. 423-867-7217.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH - Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. The Stewart Family and The Spangler Family featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. 423-645-9955.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH - Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Willow Creek Quartet, Chasin Grace and Two For Thee featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, May 6. 423-260-6820.
GOSPEL, THE QUICKS - Nashville-based Southern gospel trio performs at three area churches.
• Saturday, May 4: Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle, 8405 Daisy Dallas Road, Hixson, 423-843-1874.
• Sunday, May 5: Rock Spring Baptist, 194 E. Turnipseed Road, 10:30 a.m., 706-375-5345; South Rossville Baptist, 101 E. Peachtree St., 6 p.m., 706-866-3888.
GOSPEL, RED BANK - Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. Pure Heart, Jerry Hall and Soul Point featured, 6:30 p.m. Monday May 6. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m. 423-877-3524.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. - Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Noblemen Quartet and Chuck Robinson featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3. 706-861-9885.
GOSPEL, ROSSVILLE - God's House, 301 E. Gordon Ave. Hope for Tomorrow, Wayne Sinard, Spirit Filled, Greg Finch, The Hickeys, Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam featured in benefit singing, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4. 423-208-4163.
GOSPEL, SALE CREEK - Sale Creek United Methodist Church, 14909 Dayton Pike. Preston Garner & Friends, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Reception follows. 423-240-3356.
GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. - American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Chris VanAllman & High Praise, Josh Neyman and Lisa Daughtery featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, May 6. 423-942-6597.
MATTHEW SHIPP - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. New York jazz piano stalwart performs, 8 p.m. May 10. $15 in advance, $17 at the door. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.
METROPOLITAN BELLS - Two concerts by handbell ensemble. Free, but donations welcome. 423-899-3543.
• Today, May 2: Christ United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, 7:30 p.m.
• Sunday, May 5: Keith Memorial United Methodist Church, 600 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn., 6 p.m.
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 ON THE LAWN - Beans Creek Winery, 426 Ragsdale Road, Manchester, Tenn. Summer concert series by regional musicians opens with Sam Lewis, 6-8 p.m. CDT Saturday, May 4. Open mike at 5 p.m. Free. 931-723-2294, www.beanscreekwinery.com.
PRERACE CONCERT - Gordon Lee High School, 105 Lee Circle, Chickamauga, Ga. Chris McDaniel performs at 7 p.m., Gravel Road Band at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, as part of festivities preceding Whitfield Oil Trojan Run, 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 4. Friday events include cookout ($7 adults, $3 children), inflatables, 1-mile fun run for children (grades K-5) and race registration ($25 before the race, $30 day of). 423-364-6754, 706-996-5222,firstname.lastname@example.org.
RED BANK BLUEGRASS JAM - Grace Nazarene Church, 6310 Dayton Blvd. Jam for 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 entertainment, 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. 423-240-3439.
SACRED SOUNDS - Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Share America Foundation concert series The Marksmen Quartet, 7:30 p.m. May 10. $5 donation. Advance tickets at Son Shine Christian Bookstore, 1841 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, 706-861-7675. www.shareamericafoundation.org.
SCENIC CITY CHORUS - Woodmore Elementary Schoool, 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, www.sceniccitychorus.com.
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.
SNOW HILL BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE - Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department Training Center, 9100 Snow Hill Road, Harrison. Volunteer firefighters sponsor jamboree by area bands, 5:45-10 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Free. 423-344-5619.
SOUND OF TENNESSEE - Dixon Center, Lee University, Cleveland, Tenn. Award-winning barbershop chorus performs, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, with special guests Voices of Lee and A Mighty Wind, reigning world bronze-medal barbershop quartet. $18 general seating, $25 orchestra seating; free for students; discounts for groups of six or more. www.SoundofTN.org.
SOUTHERN ROCK - Dumpy's, 1054 Highway 64, Ocoee, Tenn. Ridge Farm Band performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4. $5. Ages 21 and up. 423-338-2943.
WIDE OPEN FLOOR - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Monthly performing-arts showcase for dancers, poets, musicians, 9 p.m.-midnight Friday, May 3. $5, cash preferred. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.