Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area live music calendar

March 14th, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Music

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM -- Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 5-6 p.m. each Sunday. After 6 p.m. play anything. 423-698-5928.

AMERICANA SHOWCASE -- Tennessee Valley Theatre, 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. The K-Town Americana Show, hosted by Jay Clark, featuring music from several Knoxville-area singers/songwriters, 7:30 p.m. March 23. $10. 423-365-7529.

BIG TIME/SMALL TOWN PERFORMANCE SERIES -- Athens Junior High School Auditorium, 200 Keith Lane, Athens, Tenn. Athens Area Council for the Arts presents ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, 7:30 p.m. March 21. $20 general admission, $8 students. 423-745-8717,

BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY AND GOSPEL -- Older American Center, 414 W. 14th St., Chickamauga, Ga. Music by High Point Bluegrass and others, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Free. 706-858-3855.

BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE -- Harrison Ruritan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane. Appalachian storytelling at 5:30 p.m., followed by local artists Scenic City Ramblers, Porch Pickers, Grass Harpers and The Misfits (two sets), 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Free, but donations accepted for club's community-service projects and canned goods for Chattanooga Community Kitchen. 423-344-4828.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Shawn Gallaway, singer/songwriter, visual artist, author and ceremonial healer, performs, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960,

CHATTANOOGA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION -- Crutcher Pianos, 6223 Lee Highway. Meeting and master class features students of various playing levels, 9:30-11:30 a.m. today, March 14. Free.

CHATTANOOGA STATE -- Humanities Theatre, Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Recital featuring mezzo-soprano Dr. Jennifer Arbogast and pianist Alan Nichols, 7:30 p.m. March 25. 423-697-3383.

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 or 423-413-8681.

COWBOY JUBILEE -- Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Gospel singing featuring Donny Riggs, 7 p.m. Friday, March 15. 423-476-7936.

DENNIS PALMER TRIBUTE -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Festival to honor the late avant garde artist Dennis Palmer, March 28-April 1. Proceeds will help fund publication of three of Palmer's in-process albums and decades of archival material. 423-624-5347.

GEORGE JONES -- Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. Country music legend performs on The Grand Tour, his farewell, 7:30 p.m. March 22, with special guest Wilson Fairchild. $42.75, plus convenience fees. 423-642-8497,

GOSPEL -- First Church of the Nazarene, 5455 North Terrrace. Willow Creek Quartet and Shields of Faith featured, 7 p.m. Friday, March 15. Love offering will be taken. 423-894-5254,

GOSPEL -- Oakwood Community Church, 3927 Webb Road. Pointing Souls featured, 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17. 423-903-3652.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- Bimbo's Restaurant, 7606 Rhea County Highway. Gary West and Jerry Watkins featured, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. 423-240-7210.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. -- McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. New Liberty Boys featured, 6 p.m. today, March 14. 423-775-1529.

GOSPEL, EAST RIDGE -- East Ridge Christian Church, 1514 Rebecca Drive. Willow Creek Quartet, Spirit Filled and Wayne Sinard featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, March 14. 706-866-1987, 423-364-9303.

GOSPEL, FORT OGLETHORPE -- Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Jerry Hall, Sue Dunn and Chuck Robinson featured. 6 p.m., Monday, March 18.

GOSPEL, HIXSON -- Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band, Eddie Hixson and The Bobos featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. 423-867-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road. Jim Ricketts, Crystle Elam and Two for Thee featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. 423-645-9955.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH -- Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Phil and Brandy Burns, Michael Dean and Edalene Ellis featured. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 18. 423-260-6820.

GOSPEL, RINGGOLD, GA. -- Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road. Master's Peace Quartet and Hope for Tomorrow featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 15. 706-861-9885, 423-488-6031.

GOSPEL, TRENTON, GA. -- American Legion Post 106, 13205 N. Main St. (Highway 11), Trenton, Ga. Jeannie Rogers, The Sullivans and John Wayne Hamilton featured, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 18. 423-942-6597.

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.

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, March 14. Doors open at 5 p.m. for open jam. Free. 423-260-6264,

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. Free. 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.

ST. PATTY'S PARTY AND BIKE SHOW -- Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson, 7720 Lee Highway. Queen B & The Well-Strung Band and Highlander Pipes and Drums perform, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Vendors on-site. Luck of the Irish Ride-In Bike Show, with People's Choice Award at 4:30 p.m., has $10 entry fee; registration noon-2 p.m. All ages and bikes welcome. 423-892-4888,

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 or 423-488-5087,

SEBA JAM SESSION -- Silverdale Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 7407 Bonny Oaks Drive. Monthly meeting/jam session for Southeastern Bluegrass Association chapter, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 17. Players of all levels are welcome., 423-624-3063 or 423-314-1842.

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.

SEWANEE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES -- Guerry Auditorium, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. St. Chick Corea and Bela Fleck in concert, 7:30 p.m. CDT March 27. $25 adults, $20 seniors, $10 non-Sewanee students. 931-598-1770,

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE -- Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. today, March 14. 423-332-4901.

STEPHANE WREMBEL -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. French-born jazz guitarist who is known for performing gypsy jazz influenced by world music, performs, 7:30 p.m. March 21. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 423-624-5347,

SUNSET CONCERT SERIES -- North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Ralph Miller Quartet performs, 7-8 p.m. Friday, March 15. Free. 423-870-8924.

UTC MUSIC DEPARTMENT -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St.

• March 21: UTC Orchestra performs, 7:30 p.m.

• March 22-24: Piano Festival faturing Chih-Long Hu, Miroslav Hristov, Salome Jordania, Johan Sentana and students of Dr. Sin-Hsing Tsai (concert at 3 p.m. March 24).