Jim Lauderdale often handles hosting duties at the monthly installments of Scenic City Roots at Track 29, 1400 Market St., but tonight, Dec. 5, the Grammy Award-winning musician will show off the chops that have made him one of the most respected artists working in bluegrass, country and Americana music as well as one of Nashville's A-list songwriters. Also in the lineup are Bombadil, Smooth Dialects and Della Mae. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show. Admission is $10 adults, $5 for students with ID. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Anyone 18 and older must show a valid photo ID to enter. For more information, call 423-521-2929 or visit www.track29.co.