Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar - Sept. 5-11

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar - Sept. 5-11

September 5th, 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.

AOIFE O'DONOVAN -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. The Crooked Stills vocalist Aoife O'Donovan returns to Barking Legs for the first time since guesting during a concert alongside Noam Pikelny, 8 p.m. Sept. 13. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 423-624-5347,

BENEFIT SINGING -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Gospel singing featuring several acts, hosted by Calvary's Blend, benefiting Paul David Webb and Earlene "Mama" Webb Ferguson, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. 423-596-9031.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Singer/songwriter/fingerstyle guitarist Matthew Kahler performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. $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.

COUNTERPOINT -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 848 Ashland Terrace. Multimedia performance artist Tim Hinck presents two concerts of complex classical chamber music featuring Johannes Brahms' 3rd Violin Sonata, Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto and quartets by Joaquin Turina and Frank Bridge, 7 p.m. Sept. 13; 3 p.m. Sept. 15. 423-774-6252.

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Reliance Bluegrass Band, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. 423-476-7936.

CUMBERLAND JAMBOREE -- Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. The Trackside Show band presents eight decades of hits from traditional country to Southern rock, 7 p.m. CDT Saturday, Sept. 7. Free general admission (doors open at 6 p.m.), $10 reserved. 931-484-6133,,

GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT, ALA. -- Hardee's, 50770 Old Highway 27. New Compassion and Jerry Watkins featured, 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Sept. 10. 423-582-7852.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North. Donnie Young and New Beginning with featured singers, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. 423-285-2165.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. The Gospel Travelers featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Chuck Robinson and Booker Scruggs featured, 7 p.m. today, Sept. 5. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST BRAINERD -- Wendy's, 7655 East Brainerd Road. Ladies open mike, with Edalene Ellis, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. 423-331-7126.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Calvary's Blend, Lighthouse Singers and Marcellus Scott featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Sept. 5. 706-866-1987, 423-364-9303.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Mike Hixon and the Gospel Jubilee Band, plus guest vocalist Jim Ricketts, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. The Stewart Family and Brenda Bradshaw featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. 423-899-7852.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. No singing Friday, Sept. 6. 706-861-9885, 423-488-6031.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Chris Van Allman & High Praise and Jeff Hullender Family, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. 423-582-7852.

HALF MOON FESTIVAL -- 118 Christley Lane, Ten Mile, Tenn. Annual festival on Watts Bar Lake features performances by Mount LeConte Jug Band, 1 p.m., The Streamliners, 2 p.m., Tennessee Wind Symphony, 3 p.m., and The Possum Hunters, 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8. Free, but donations welcome. Directions for car or boat travel at

HOOTENANNY -- Cherokee Farms, 2035 Old Mineral Springs Road, LaFayette, Ga. Summer music festival by TDawg Presents returns, featuring Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, David Via, Curtis Burch, Strung Like a Horse and others, Sept. 13-14. $50-$60, includes camping.

IMPROVISATIONAL JAM -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Chattanooga Improvisers Collective presents open session for dancers, musicians, spoken-word artists, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. $2 suggested donation. 423-624-5347.

KAMAMA MUSIC SERIES -- Kamama Gallery, 5951 Alabama Highway 117, Mentone, Ala. Concert by blues artist Alabama Annie, 7 p.m. today, Sept. 5; doors open at 6 p.m. (all times Central). $10. Limited seating; reservations recommended. 256-634-3001.

MONTANA SKIES -- Palace Theatre, 72 S. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. Duo combining elements of classical technique, jazz improv and rock energy perform in monthly concert series presented by the Performing Arts Alliance of Rural Tennessee, 7 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 6. $6-$12. 931-484-6133,

MOUNTAIN OPRY -- Walden's Ridge Civic Center, 2501 Fairmount Pike, Signal Mountain. Weekly concert of bluegrass and mountain music, 7-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 (earlier start time for 34th anniversary celebration). Free. 423-886-3252.

MUSIC AT THE WINERY -- Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga. Weekly music series features Greg Erwin, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, on Chimney Patio (in Nealey Barn if weather is bad). $13 includes concert, five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463,

PATTEN UNPLUGGED -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Bonus Patten Performances acoustic concert by singer/songwriter Katie Trotta, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. $10. 423-425-4371, 423-425-4269.

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.

THE RINGGOLD OPRY -- Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Bluegrass and old-time country music, clogging and dancing, 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Free. 706-935-2251.

SACRED SOUNDS -- Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Share America Foundation concert series features Testimony Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. $5 donation.

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, 423-488-5087,

SENIORS DANCE -- Teamsters Union Hall, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Music by a live band playing line dance, slow country and '50s rock, 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, Sept. 7. Free. 423-344-5619.

STARNIGHT -- Chattanooga Convention Center. Pop trio Wilson Phillips performs at annual gala benefiting Siskin Children's Institute, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. $250 patron tickets. To inquire about availability, call 423-648-1707 or

WIDE OPEN FLOOR -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Monthly performing-arts showcase for dancers, poets, musicians, 9 p.m.-midnight Friday, Sept. 6. $5, cash preferred. 423-624-5347,