Chattanooga area live music calendar - Aug. 1-7

Chattanooga area live music calendar - Aug. 1-7

August 1st, 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. Concert series by local musicians. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

• Aug. 1: First-time collaboration by jazz artists Shane Morrow and Ben Friberg, 6-7:30 p.m., free with regular admission, $9.95 adults, $4.95 children.

• Aug. 4: Rick Rushing and the Blues Strangers, 1:30-3:30 p.m., with free First Sunday admission.

• Aug. 8: The Lefty Williams Band, 6-7:30 p.m., free with regular admission.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Acoustic folk and blues musicians Bill and Eli Perras perform, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. $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, 423-413-8681.

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Southwind Bluegrass, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. 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. today, 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. Schedule audition time with Mary Lynn Wilson at mynn55@comcast.net or 423-304-1535. www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

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, Aug. 3. Free general admission (doors open at 6 p.m.), $10 reserved. 931-484-6133, www.palacetheatre-crossville.com, thetracksideshow.com.

FRESH ON FRIDAYS -- Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Jazz music for lunchtime crowd, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Free. 423-265-0771.

GOSPEL, BRIDGEPORT, ALA. -- Hardee's, 50770 Old Highway 27. Willow Creek Quartet and Laura Kline featured, 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Aug. 6. 423-582-7852.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North. Donnie Young and New Beginning with featured singers, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. 423-285-2165.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. Tennessee Echoes featured, 7 p.m. today, Aug. 1. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Today, Aug.1. No singing. 706-866-1987.

GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE -- Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Two For Thee, Rex Cordell and Betty Edmondson featured, 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5. bssinard4809@att.net.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Mike Hixon and the Gospel Jubilee Band plus Mountain Cove Bluegrass, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Phil Osborne and Annette Hood featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. 423-899-7852.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. 2013 Hall of Fame Award Show featuring The Webb Sisters and Golden Years, Willow Creek and Testimony quartets, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. 706-861-9885.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11). The Randolphs, The Southern Gospel Heirs and Alisa Asbury featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5. 423-582-7852.

KAMAMA MUSIC SERIES -- Kamama Gallery, 5951 Alabama Highway 117, Mentone, Ala. "Tales and Twang" concert, featuring storytelling, classical guitar and jazz trumpet with Phil Weaver, Bruce Walker and Ken Watters, with Russell Gulley, 7 p.m. today, Aug. 1; doors open at 6 p.m. (all times Central). $10. Limited seating; reservations recommended. 256-634-3001.

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 classic rock and country by Barefoot Boone, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, on Chimney Patio (in Nealey Barn if weather is bad). $13 includes concert, five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463, www.cartecayvineyards.com.

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.

SACRED SOUNDS -- Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Share America Foundation concert series features The Barker Brothers, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $5 donation. Pick up tickets in advance at Son Shine Christian Bookstore, 1841 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe. 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, 423-488-5087, www.sceniccitychorus.com.

SENIORS DANCE -- Teamsters Union Hall, 4431 Bonny Oaks Drive. Band plays 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, Aug. 3. Free. 423-344-5619.

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, www.seerockcity.com.

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, Aug. 3. 423-821-4224, ridetheincline.com.

WIDE OPEN FLOOR -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Monthly performing-arts showcase for dancers, poets, musicians, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. $5, cash preferred. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.