ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.
ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org.
» Detroit-based David Gerald Blues Band in Black Box Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. $15 adults in advance, $20 at door if available; $10 students.
» Interactive drum circle led by Tracy Gartmann, a trained HealthRhythms facilitator, at Arts on the Side lunchtime series, noon Tuesday, Feb. 6. Drums are provided, or bring your own. Free admission; brown-bag lunches welcome.
BAKEWELL OPRY — Bakewell Community Center, 114 McCallie Ferry Road. Live music, first and third Fridays, 7 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Concession sales start at 6 p.m. 423-332-3829.
CELEBRATING JAZZ AT SEWANEE — University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Full schedule and registration information at www.sewanee.edu/mjqinsewanee. $75 reunion, $215 symposium and concert, $35 concert only, $275 all events.
» Feb. 8-9: Sewanee Jazz Society Reunion.
» Feb. 9-10: Symposium dedicated to the music of the Modern Jazz Quartet, featuring Gary Giddens, featured in Ken Burns' "Jazz" and author of "Visions of Jazz" and "Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star"; George Schuller, drummer with Lee Konitz Quartet and son of famed composer Gunther Schuller; Phil Schaap, curator of Jazz at Lincoln Center events and faculty member of Juilliard jazz studies; and Dr. Christopher Coady, author of "John Lewis and the Challenge of 'Real' Black Music.
» Feb. 11: Aaron Diehl Quartet performs songs played by Modern Jazz Quartet in 1961, one of the first integrated events on campus (and in the South), 2 p.m. CST.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE — Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Music by Russell Gulley, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 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, 423-413-8681.
CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga.706-278-0168, email@example.com, www.creativeartsguild.org. In Concert Series features Earl Brackin Band, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. $10 adults, $8 seniors/students, free for children under 5.
COWBOY GOSPEL JUBILEE — Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Liberty Boys Bluegrass Band featured, plus Wally Varnell, Joel Moore and Elmer Bramlett,7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. Free, but they pass the hat for headliners. 423-476-7936.
CSO MASTERWORKS — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "Movie Masterworks," 7:30 p.m. today, Jan. 25, featuring pianist Cahill Smith and dedicated to the memory of Fletcher Bright. Preceded by Spotlight Talk by Bob Bernhardt at 6:45 p.m. $21-$85 (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583, www.chattanoogasymphony.org.
DEKALB THEATRE — 306 N. Gault Ave., Fort Payne, Ala. 256-997-0396, www.fortpayne.org.Annual Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out concert, with Bent Creek opening, 7 p.m. CST Saturday, Jan. 27; doors open at 6 p.m. $20 in advance, $23 day of show.
FREE FIDDLE SCHOOL — Fiddlers Anonymous, 2248 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank. Instruction for newbies at 2 p.m., beginners at 2:30 p.m., intermediates at 3:30 p.m. Sundays; fiddles provided. Free potluck dinner, 4 p.m.; bluegrass jam, 4-8 p.m. 423-994-7497.
GOSPEL, DAYTON, TENN. — McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. McDonald's Singers and featured acts, 7 p.m. each Thursday. 423-240-6027.
GOSPEL, HIXSON — Dairy Queen, 5433 Highway 153. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and Steve Langley featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. 423-593-7217.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Kimberly Goins and Linda Spangler featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29. 423-356-9260.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Wendy's, 6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Ooltewah. Featured singers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Tuesday. 423-488-6031.
JAZZ VESPERS — St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain. Vocalist Kathy Tugman, David Walters Trio and flutist Sue Ann Reinisch perform secular tunes, 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28. Freewill offering accepted. 423-886-2281, ext. 307.
LEE UNIVERSITY — Cleveland, Tenn. Tickets available 3-6 p.m. weekdays one week prior and at the door one hour before the event. 423-614-8343 (box office), 423-614-8240 (School of Music).
» Thursday, Feb. 1: Phil Wickham in U-Church performance, 7:30 p.m. in Conn Center, 150 11th St. NE. (following Spring Convocation); doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free and nonticketed. Child care available
» Thursday, Feb. 1: 4ever Pianists in Performing Arts Series concert, "Making a Birthday Wish," 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall, 340 Church St. NE. Tickets, available Jan. 26, are free but required due to limited seating.
» Friday, Feb. 2: Honor Choir, for choral students in grades 9-12, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. in Conn Center, 150 11th St. NE. Women and men will sing separately and in mixed choir.
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. Live music by Jeremiah Beck, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, and David Hyde, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28. Concerts are free. $10 wine tasting includes 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.
SALE CREEK OPRY — Sale Creek Lions Club, 15222 Coppinger Road. Old-time country and gospel music, 6:30 p.m. each Saturday. $5 couples, $3 singles; free for kids 12 and younger. firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCENIC CITY CHORUS — Spring Creek Road Baptist Church, 1312 Spring Creek Road. Women's four-part harmony sessions for all talent levels, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Singers needed; visitors welcome. 423-902-3298, www.sceniccitychorus.com.
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, Jan 25. Free. 423-332-3654.
SONGBIRDS GUITAR MUSEUM — 35 Station St. www.songbirdsguitars.com.
» Saturday, Jan. 27: Drew Sterchi and the Blues Tribe, 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $12-$15.
» Friday, Feb. 2: An Evening With Scott Miller, 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $20.
» Saturday, Feb. 3: Songbirds Series: Paul Childers honors B.B. King, 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $20.
TIVOLI THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichattanooga.com. Black Jacket Symphony performs Led Zeppelin's "IV," 8 p.m. Feb. 3; doors open at 7 p.m. $25 and $35.
WALKER THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichattanooga.com. Neko Case, with Mt. Joy, 8 p.m. today, Jan. 25; doors open at 7 p.m. $30.
WOODSONGS CONCERT SERIES —Wink Theatre, 115 W. Crawford St., Dalton, Ga. Becky Buller Band with Spatial Effects opening, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27; doors open at 6 p.m.$15 in advance, $18 at door; $45 series (additional shows in February and March); January show free to Girl Scouts if wearing their sash or vest. 706-581-8025. www.woodsongsdalton.com.