Chattanooga Now Music Calendar - March 20-27

Chattanooga Now Music Calendar - March 20-27

March 20th, 2019 by Lisa Denton in Chattnow Music

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, "From Detroit to Memphis: The Road to Muscle Shoals," by local performers, part of House Blend Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22. $15 adults, $10 students.

BAKEWELL OPRY — Bakewell Community Center, 114 McCallie Ferry Road. Live music, first and third Fridays, 7 p.m. Concession sales at 6 p.m. $3 single, $5 couple. 423-332-3829.

BLUEGRASS — Whole Foods Market, 301 Manufacturers Road. Forever Bluegrass presents live bluegrass music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. second and third Thursdays.

BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND — The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. Artists perform in underground venue. Doors open one hour before show time. Premium ticket prices include accommodations.

» Friday, March 29: PBS "Bluegrass Underground" taping with Glen Hansard, Amanda Shires and Josh Ritter, 7:30 p.m. $60-$270.

» Saturday, March 30: PBS "Bluegrass Underground" taping with Lucero, Mandy Barnett and Keb Mo, 6 p.m. $60-$270.

CABARET MUSIC SERIES — Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace. Concert by Rick Rushing, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23. $18 ticket includes appetizers and beverages. RSVPs recommended at Information: 423-493-0270.

CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS — 1301 Dallas Road. Spring winds and percussion concert, 7 p.m. Friday, March 29. $5 at the door.

CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE — Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Live music, 8 p.m. Saturdays. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960,

CHATTANOOGA BACH CHOIR — Christ Church Episcopal, 663 Douglas St. 423-624-3603, Cantata series, BWV 1 ("How Beautifully Shines the Morning Star") for Feast of the Annunciation, 5 p.m. Sunday, March 31. $20.

CHATT STATE MUSIC — Humanities Building Theatre, Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-2460, and ensemble works by Clarinet Studio students of Nicholas Hartline, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21.

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 GOSPEL JUBILEE — Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. The Neymans featured, 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Hat passed for headliners. 423-476-7936.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. 706-259-1822,, Dalton State College hosts annual Campus Community Concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. $10 adults, $8 seniors and non-Dalton State students; free for Dalton State community (with ID) and kids under 5.

CSO MASTERWORKS — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "Shostakovich Symphony No. 10," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28. $21-$85 (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583, www.

CSO POPS — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "Dancing in the Street — Music of Motown," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23. $21-$85 (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583, www.

CSOYO CONCERTS — First Christian Church in Chattanooga, 650 McCallie Ave. Dessert Concert by Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras' chamber ensembles, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 31. Free.

EAST TENNESSEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive East, Collegedale. Spring concert, Brahms' "Requiem," with guest vocalists Julie Penner (soprano) and Scott Willis (baritone), 4 p.m. Sunday, March 31. Free., 423-580-4999.

ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, Live music by Danny Rhea, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and Dr. Paul, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24.

FLUTE CONCERT — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave., East Ridge. Irish-themed music by Chattanooga Area Flute Choir, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Free. 423-842-4570.

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.

GEORGIA STRING BAND FESTIVAL — Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599,

» Friday, March 29: Opening concert by John McEuen, founding member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 7 p.m. $20.

» Saturday, March 30: Gordon County Fiddlers Convention, with competitions in singing, buck dancing, banjo, string band and fiddle, 1 p.m.; doors open at noon; registration at 12:30 p.m. $10 admission; free for ages 12 and younger.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TN — 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 guests, 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday. 423-593-7217.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Bojangles, 9225 Lee Highway. Bread of Life Singers and Kimberly Phillips, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26. 423-715-2046.

JFEST — Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Highway. Early-bird tickets priced at $22 while supplies last (regularly $25). Christian music festival moves to new venue May 18 with co-headliners Lecrae and Matthew West. Purchase wristbands at

LAUGH AND PRAISE GOSPEL CONCERT — Olivet Baptist Church, 740 E. M.L. King Blvd. Reme Production and Howard Marching Band Booster Team present concert by five gospel groups and two comedians, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 30; doors open at 5 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at door. Purchase tickets at Roots Hair & Beauty, 3913 Brainerd Road; or J.T. McDaniel Novelty and Sales, 1401 E. Third St.

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, March 21: Jazz Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m. in Conn Center.

» Sunday, March 24: Marimba Madness, 3 p.m. in Squires Recital Hall.

» Monday, March 25: Small Jazz Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m. Conn Center.

» Tuesday, March 26: Ladies of Lee and Men's Choir joint concert, 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

» Thursday, March 28: Presidential Concert Series: Efe Baltacigil (cello), 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall.

LET'S SING FROM MEMORY — Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave. Free social gathering for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias, accompanied by caregivers, to sing old songs and hymns that may reconnect to memories, 1-2:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays. Free. 423-266-1766,

LIVE JAM SESSION — Granfalloon, 400 E. Main St. House band Freddy Mc and Friends with musical guests and performers from the audience who want to join the jam, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays; doors open at 7:30 p.m. $5. www.granfalloon

MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM CONCERT TOURS — 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, Rector on "Magic: The Tour, Part II," with Josie Dunne, 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21; doors open at 7 p.m. $29.50, $34.50, $39.50 and $49.50.

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 Timothy O'Donovan, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and Austin Neal, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Concerts are free. $10 wine tasting includes five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463,

PERFORMING ARTS LEAGUE — www.pal Proceeds from events fund PAL's grants, scholarships and youth programs.

» Sunday, March 31: Recital by baritone Thomas West, Chattanooga native and Juilliard graduate, 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Reception to follow. Donations encouraged.

» Thursday, April 4: Hearts 4 the Arts Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon, with a Baubles Boutique and fashions from K Boutique by Katherine, Milk and Abby Lane, 11 a.m. at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, 1511 Riverview Road. With entertainment by baritone Thomas West, cellist Anne-Marie Ford and Ballet Tennessee dancers. $65 ($40 tax-deductible). Credit-card purchases accepted online through Friday, March 29. Mail checks to Performing Arts League Inc., P.O. Box 4389, Chattanooga, TN 37405 (must be received by deadline).

READY TO ROO TOUR — Three weeks of pop-up events in 14 cities, including Chattanooga, to share the spirit of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

» Saturday, March 30: Exploring Nearby Nature: Animal Ambassador Encounter and iNaturalist Hike (based on community science app), followed by campfire concert with Spinster and Slim Pickens, 5-6:30 p.m. at Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center, 400 Garden Road.

» Monday, April 1: Killer Queen tournament (winning four-person team receives tickets to festival), 5-11 p.m. at The Coin-Op, 233 E. M.L. King Blvd. Post-tourney concert with Psychic Dungeon and Lvndr at JJ's Bohemia, 231 E. M.L. King Blvd.

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.

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,

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. Thursday, March 21. Free. 423-332-3654.


» Sunday, March 24: Percussion Ensemble performs, with guest artist Shane Jones, 7:30 p.m. in Ackerman Auditorium, 4881 Taylor Circle. Free.

» Monday, March 25: Year of the Adventist concert featuring music by Seventh-day Adventist composers, 7:30 p.m. in Ackerman Auditorium, 4881 Taylor Circle. Free.

» Saturday, March 30: Choir of Clare College performs, 7 p.m. in Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive East. Free.

TIVOLI THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivoli

» Thursday, March 21: Cat Power, 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. $29.50 and $39.50.

» Friday, March 29: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros, 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $59.50, $79.50, $99.50 and $125.

» Sunday, March 31: Jackson Browne, 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sold out.

UTC MUSIC — 423-425-4601, "Silver Songs" concert by UTC's Chamber Singers celebrating release of new CD funded by ArtsBuild Community Cultural Connections Grant, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. Free.

WALKER THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, www.tivoli

» Saturday, March 23: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories With Graham Nash, 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. $55 and $75.

» Thursday, March 28: Mac Powell & The Family Reunion, 8 p.m; doors open at 7 p.m. $20, $25.50, $35.50 and $70 VIP.

» Friday, March 29: Steep Canyon Rangers, 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. $25 and $37.50.

WOODSONGS CONCERT SERIES —Wink Theatre, 115 W. Crawford St., Dalton, Ga. 706-581-8025. www. Ray Cardwell with Micahlan Boney opening, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30; doors open at 6 p.m. $18.