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.
AMERICAN DREAM CONCERT - Engel Stadium, 979 E. Third St. Friends of the Festival presents Charlie Daniels Band, 7 p.m. May 2; gates open at 6 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. Tickets at area Kangaroo Express service stations. Proceeds benefit the UTC College of Business' Veterans Entrepreneurship Program. 423-756-2211.
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, 13 bands, including Lonesome River Band and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, May 2-4. Tickets $15 Thursday, $25 Friday, $30 Saturday, $70 three-day pass. 706-820-2228, www.boxcarforeverbluegrass.com.
BRAHMS, BACH & BEETHOVEN - McCory Hall for the Performing Arts, St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee, Tenn. Pianist William Ransom and violist Yinzi Kong, both with Emory University in Atlanta, perform Bach's Suite No. 2 in D Minor, Beethoven's Sonata in C Major ("Waldstein") and Brahms' Sonata in F Major, 7 p.m. CDT Friday, April 26. Free. 931-463-2151.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE - Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Former Spirit of the West member Linda McRae, a folk, blues and roots singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960, www.christunity.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.
CHOO CHOO JAZZ FESTIVAL - Imperial Ballroom, Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. Dixieland jazz by The Jim Cullum, Uptown Lowdown, Wolverine and Frisco jazz bands, May 3-5. Single performance tickets $45. Three-day packages $150-$200; $28 for jazz brunch, 10-11:30 a.m. May 4; $35 for jazz dinner, 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 5. 423-596-1388, www.choochoojazzfest.com.
COWBOY JUBILEE - Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Liberty Boys Bluegrass, 7 p.m. Friday, April 26. 423-476-7936.
DALTON'S GOT TALENT - Jonas Performance Hall, Creative Arts Guild, 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. Concert by Dalton's Got Talent winners with guild music instructors, 7 p.m. today, April 25. $5. 706-259-1822.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. - Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Wayne Sinard and Two for Thee featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. 423-240-7210.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. - McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Everlasting featured, 7 p.m. today, April 25. 423-775-1529.
GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE - East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Daughters of Worship, Rex Cordell and Edalene Elllis featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, April 25. 706-866-1987.
GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE - Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Stewart Family and Ashley Dunn featured, 6 p.m. Monday, April 29. firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOSPEL, HIXSON - Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. 423-867-7217.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -
• Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Anthem Voices, Sandy Nash and Sharon Foskey featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. 423-645-9955.
• Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. The Miller Family, Steven Foster and Chris VanAllman featured. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 29. 423-260-6820.
GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. - Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Scenic Land Quartet and Heart Strings Bluegrass featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26. 706-861-9885.
GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. - American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Rick Alan King, Sing for the King and Tim Chastain & Eight Days After featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 29. 423-942-6597.
JAZZ - Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. The Kevin Roberts Jazz Quartet, featuring McCallie grad and pianist Nial Djuliarso, 8 p.m. Friday, April 26. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.
L'ABRI - First Baptist Church, 311 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton, Ga., and Faith Worship Center, 189 Hyden Tyler Road, Chatsworth, Ga. Creative Arts Guild presents L'Abri Symphony Orchestra in Dalton at 7:30 p.m. today, April 25, and at Chatsworth, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26. 706-278-0168.
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.
NIGHTFALL - Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Free concert series starts season with Lee Fields & The Expressions, 8 p.m. Friday, May 3; local band Drew Sterchi and the Blues Tribe opens at 7 p.m. 423-265-0771, www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
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 25. Doors open at 5 p.m. for jam. Free. 423-260-6264, www.acousticaccess.com.
PIK-N-BARN - 491 Allen Burgess Road, Crossville, Tenn. Jam starts at noon, open mike 4-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27. All times Central. $5 donation for ages 13 and older. 931-788-2751.
RED BANK BLUEGRASS JAM - Grace Nazarene Church, 6310 Dayton Blvd. Jam for bluegrass and 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 entertainment, 7-11 p.m. each Saturday. $5 donation. 423-240-3439.
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, April 25. 423-332-3654.
STUDENT RECITAL - Humanities Theater, Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Music Department presents recital by students of voice, piano, violin, percussion and guitar, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. Free. 423-697-3383.