ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.
ADVENT MUSIC — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave. Special programs at Wednesday services, 6:30 p.m. 423-629-4661.
» Dec. 12: Jericho Brass
» Dec. 19: Children's program, "From Heaven Above."
ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensarts council.org. "Christmas and All of That Jazz" cabaret by local musicians and special guests, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 7-8, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Athens Area Children's Choir performs at Sunday matinee.
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 UNDERGROUND — The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. The Isaacs Christmas, 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Doors open one hour before show time. $50-$315. Premium ticket prices include accommodations. thecaverns.com.
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE OF LESSONS AND CAROLS — Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road. Roueche Chorale and Orchestra presents 20th annual holiday concert, 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Dec. 13-14. Free admission.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE — Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Live music, 8 p.m. Saturdays. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960, www.christunity.org.
CHATTANOOGA COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CHORUS — Girls Preparatory School, 205 Island Ave. Choo Choo Chorus and Scenic City Chorus present "Christmas in Harmony: Together Again," program of sacred and secular holiday music by 100-voice combined choir and first mixed barbershop quartet, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. $18 at door, $15 in advance, free for children 12 and younger. choochoochorus.org, sceniccitychorus.com.
CHATTANOOGA SONGWRITERS NIGHT — Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. House concert by Rachelle Barr, Dylan Kussmand and John Harr, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free. Light refreshments served. 423-855-9474, ant1667.wix.com/noogasong writersasso.
CHLOE'S CHRISTMAS — Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 115 Morrison Springs Road. Award-winning Irish singer Chloe Agnew, a founding member of Celtic Woman, performs with guest Irish tenor Dermot Kiernan, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. $25-$45 (for military discount, use code Military18). Purchase tickets on Ticketleap or at www.chloeagnewofficial.com.
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.
CHORAL ARTS OF CHATTANOOGA — Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. www.choralartsofchattanooga.org, 423-605-6058. Final concert of the year, "A Ceremony of Carols," by classic and current composers, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. Reception to follow. $15 general admission, $10 students, free for ages 11 and younger.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT — Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 316 N. Bragg Ave. "Rejoicing in the First and Second Advent of Christ," featuring adult and youth choirs, instrumental ensemble, handbells and audience sing-along of carols, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Preconcert music by organ, brass and bells begins 15 minutes before each concert. Nursery provided at 5 p.m. concert. Free admission. 423-821-4528.
CHRISTMASFEST — Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd. "Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery: ChristmasFest 2018," by Sanctuary Choir, Youth Choir, Westminster Singers, soloists and orchestra, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Free admission. Child care up to age 5 provided. www.signalpres.org, 423-886-2190.
COWBOY GOSPEL JUBILEE — Cleveland Cowboy Church, 3040 Blythe Road, Cleveland, Tenn. Master Peace Quartet featured,7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Hat passed for headliners. 423-476-7936.
CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga.706-259-1822, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.creativeartsguild.org. Dalton Chamber Choir concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. $10 adults, $8 seniors over 65 and students.
CSO POPS — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents "Home for the Holidays," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. $15-$85 (reduced prices for students). 423-267-8583, www.chattanoogasymphony.org.
CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com. Anthem Lights in concert, 7:30 p.m. CST Thursday, Dec. 6. $25.
ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, www.engelheim.com. Live music by Dr. Paul,; 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8; Johnny Summers, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
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 — 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 guest artists, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays. 423-593-7217.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Bojangles, 9225 Lee Highway. Vernon Greeson, Kim Phillips and Deidre Hardin, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. 423-432-8920.
GOSPEL, RED BANK — White Oak United Methodist Church, 2232 Lyndon Ave. Steve Jett and Street Revival featured, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. 423-504-9283, 423-267-0837.
GOSPEL, SODDY-DAISY — Gospel Assembly Church, 9610 Barbee Road. His Call Gospel Singers and Way of the Cross, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. 423-842-4850.
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).Voices of Lee performs "A Cappella Christmas," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Pangle Hall. Free, but tickets required due to limited seating. 423-614-8320.
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, northsidepresbyterian.org.
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.granfalloonchattanooga.com.
"MESSIAH" SING-ALONG — Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7450 Standifer Gap Road. Community sing-along of Handel's "Messiah" choruses, 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Free; offering will be received. Refreshments will follow program. Bring your own score; limited number of chorus books for loan. 423-605-2468.
METROPOLITAN BELLS — Various venues. 423-504-4679, www.MetropolitanBells.org. "Need a Little Christmas" programs by the 14-member advanced community handbell ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Free admission; donations accepted.
» Thursday, Dec. 6: Fairview Baptist Church, 261 County Road 439, Athens, Tenn.
» Tuesday, Dec. 11: Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave., Chattanooga.
» Tuesday, Dec. 18: Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga.
» Also performing at "Home for the Holidays" with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera at the Tivoli Theatre, Dec. 15-16. Tickets at www.ChattanoogaSymphony.org.
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 ST. PAUL'S —St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org/concert-season. "Exulta Filia: A Candlelight Concert" featuring early music ensemble Hesperus, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. $10, $25, $30, $40. Tickets at the door or online in advance.
MUSIC AT THE WINERY — Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, Ga. Live music by Coby Greer, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec 8, and Chris Manning, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. 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.
THE RINGGOLD OPRY — Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., Ringgold, Ga. Bluegrass and old-time country music, clogging and dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Free. 706-935-2251.
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 12 and younger. email@example.com.
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. Saturday. $5 donation. 423-867-7185.
SOUTHERN ADVENTIST MUSIC DEPARTMENT — Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 423-236-2880.Christmas opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," featuring Symphony Orchestra and vocal ensembles Bel Canto and Die Meistersinger, 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive East. Broadcast live at southern.edu/events/streaming.html.
STRING THEORY — Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View. 423-414-2525, www.stringtheorymusic.org. Jason Vieaux (guitar) and Julien Labro (accordion) perform works by Piazzolla, Gnattali, Metheny and Part, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. $10-$45 (group rates for 20+). Guided Art Connection tour at 5:30 p.m.
TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. Christmas Dinner and Concert, featuring Beth and Brad Harris, Sarah Tipton and The Agee Family, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. Dinner features pork or chicken entrees and includes dessert and beverage. $20. Reservations required.
TIVOLI THEATRE CONCERT TOURS — 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivoli chattanooga.com.
» Monday, Dec. 10: Celtic Thunder X, 7:30 p.m. $38.50, $58.50, $78.50, $98.50.
» Tuesday, Dec. 11: Harry Connick Jr. Sold out.
» Thursday, Dec. 13: Chris Tomlin: Christmas Songs of Worship, 7:30 p.m. $28, $47, $57, $77, $98.