ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.

ALLEY HOUR — Cooper's Alley, 10 E. Seventh St. Live music by Seaux Chill, specials at surrounding businesses and chance to press your own koozie, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6.

AN A CAPPELLA AFFAIR: BBQ & BARBERSHOP — Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Music, barbecue, silent auction and door prizes, 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 31, to help award-winning barbershop chorus Sound of Tennessee fund trip to Salt Lake City to compete in International Barbership Competition. $25 adults, $10 under 12. Purchase at (limited tickets at door).

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. Farris & His Underground Allstars, 7 p.m. CDT Friday, May 31. $30-$224.50.

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.

COKE OVENS BLUEGRASS JAM-BAND COMPETITION & FESTIVAL — Coke Ovens Park Museum, 350 Mountain View Road, Dunlap, Tenn. Annual festival by Sequatchie Valley Historical Association, open to bluegrass jammers 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 31; competition for jam bands (no stage shows) 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, June 1 (all times Central). Friday, free admission. Saturday, $10 fee for armband (including musicians); free for children under 12. Saturday schedule: noon, bands register for competition; 2-5 p.m., judging; 6 p.m., winners announced at Mule Barn ($2,300 divided among top four finishers). Bring your own seating. No pets. 423-949-2294,

COUNTRY, FORT OGLETHORPE — Cloud Springs Deli, 4097 Cloud Springs Road. Local artists featured, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. Accepting auditions every performance for "good, clean country music."

ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, Live music by Robert Lee Ferguson, 5 p.m. Friday, May 31; Tim O'Donovan, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1; Dom Weir, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2.

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, TN — Gospel Singing Hall, Highway 27 North. Donnie Young and New Beginning with featured singers, 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1. 423-285-2165.

GOSPEL, DAYTON, TN — McDonald's, 130 Able Drive. McDonald's Singers and featured acts, 7 p.m. each Thursday. 423-240-6027.

GOSPEL, HIXSON — Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike. Kindred Spirits Vocal Band and guests, 6-8 p.m. each Thursday. 423-593-7217.

GOSPEL, HIXSON — The Barn, 6323 Middle Valley Road. Anthem Voices and the Webb Sisters, 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 31. Bring your own seating. 423-877-2665.

GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Bojangles, 9225 Lee Highway. Living Right Trio and Dave Raby with Believers Voice, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. 423-715-2046.

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,

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 Dom Weir, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, and Tommy Joe Conner, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Free. 706-698-9463,

NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Free concert series sponsored by Chattanooga Presents. 423-265-0771,

* Friday, May 31: No show during Riverbend

* Friday, June 7: The Daybreaks headline at 8 p.m; 3's Company opens at 7 p.m.

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.

THE RINGGOLD OPRY — Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Bluegrass and old-time country music, clogging and dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8. Featured acts: Red, Hot & Blue, Nina Ricci and Blackberry Winter. Free; donations welcome. 706-935-2251.

RIVER CITY SESSIONS — Lula Lake Land Trust, 5000 Lula Lake Road, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.Music by Rising Fawn Social Club, Katrina Barclay and Suck Creek String Band, storytelling by Michael Gray and Star Line Books, 4:30-9 p.m. Friday, June 7. Food and adult beverage vendors on-site. $10; includes access to 8+ miles of hiking and biking trails.

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.

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, June 1. Free. 423-529-8009.

SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE — Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, May 30. Free. 423-332-3654.

SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS — Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-820-2531, Old-time, bluegrass and country music Friday-Sunday and holidays through Labor Day. Featuring Matt Downer (Friday-Sunday, plus week of July 4), Amber Carrington (Fridays), Highbeams (Sundays and holidays) and Tarryn Aimee Smith (Saturdays). Free with regular admission: $14.95 children 3-12, $26.95 adults.

TENNESSEE SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Ave. One-week precollege music conservatory program for students entering grades 8-12 (ages 12-17) who study under 30-plus music educators and artists, June 8-15. 615-200-8008,

TIVOLI THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, & Rope and I'm With Her, 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30; doors open at 7 p.m. $29.50, $39.50, $55, $75.

YOUTH CHOIR — First Baptist Church of Etowah, 824 Washington Ave., Etowah, Tenn. Living Proof youth choir from First Baptist Church of Dickson, Tenn., performs, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 2. 423-263-2214.


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