ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free. 423-698-5928.
AUTISM BENEFIT CONCERT — Lee University's Pangle Hall, 340 Church St., Cleveland, Tenn. EmiSunshine headlines, 7 p.m. June 22. http://theemisunshine.com.
BLUEGRASS — Whole Foods Market, 301 Manufacturers Road. Forever Bluegrass presents live bluegrass music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14. firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE & FISH FRY— Harrison Ruritan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane. Old-fashioned bluegrass picking with Ken Holloway & the Mountaineers, Blackberry Winter, Scenic City Ramblers and Darleen & Friends, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Free admission; donations accepted for club's community-service projects. 423-344-7848.
BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND — The Caverns, 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. Underground concert series kicks off in new venue, with select shows taped for PBS broadcast. Shows start at 4 p.m.; doors open at 3 p.m. thecaverns.com.
' Saturday, June 16: Keller Williams. Sold out.
' Saturday, June 23: The Grascals. $40-$90.
CHARLES & MYRTLE'S COFFEEHOUSE — Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Music by Mark Dvorak, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16. $10 suggested donation. 423-892-4960, www.christunity.org.
CHATTANOOGA FESTIVAL OF BLACK ARTS & IDEAS — Various venues. Music and arts exploring the black experience, June 14-19. BlackArtsAndIdeasFest.com, 423-883-0178, BlackArtsAndIdeasFest@gmail.com.
' Thursday, June 14: Staged reading of "Don't Suffer in Silence," about child sexual abuse, by Chattanooga playwright Charles Patterson, 6 p.m., Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. Free.
' Friday, June 15: Screening of "Michael Valentine," winner of 2018 Inspired Faith Film Festival Best Short Film," and "Treasure," both by Shelia Wofford, a Chattanooga actress, writer, director, filmmaker, casting director and owner of Live To Inspire Productions, 6 p.m., Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. Followed by panel discussion about the growing film industry in Atlanta and Nashville and opportunities for black actors, filmmakers and producers. Free.
' Saturday, June 16: Black Music Month Celebration, 11:30 a.m., Coolidge Park, 150 River St. Begins with West African drumming circle led by local drummer Kofi Mawuko and his world music band Ogya, followed by performances of jazz, rap, hip-hop, soul, gospel, blues and classical music and spoken word. Free.
' Saturday, June 16: Poetic Kama Sutra, spoken word combined with music and dance, 9 p.m., Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St. $25. (Stay to watch Riverbend fireworks at 11 p.m.)
' Sunday, June 17: Panel discussion about the influence of the church in the black community, 3:30 p.m., followed by gospel choirs and praise teams in "Black Dads Matter" tribute, 5 p.m., Coolidge Park, 150 River St. Free.
' Monday, June 18: Panel discussion of local artist Charlie Newton's painting "The Lamentation of Ed Johnson," part of monthlong "Let Freedom Ring" exhibition, 7 p.m., AVA Gallery, 30 Frazier St. Viewing begins at 6 p.m. Free.
' Tuesday, June 19: Juneteenth commemoration ceremony, with dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by LaFrederick Thirkill, accompanied by performances of traditional Negro spirituals and singing of the Negro national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," as arranged by Chattanooga composer Roland M. Carter, noon, steps of Chattanooga City Hall, 100 E. 11th St. Free.
' Tuesday, June 19: "Untold History, Volume 2," Young Gifted and Black performances of song, spoken word and theatrics, 7:30 p.m., Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. $10.
CHATTANOOGA FLUTE CHOIR — Stuart Heights Baptist Church, 3208 Hixson Pike. Free concert by the Chattanooga Area Flute Society Adult Flute Choir features world premiere of piece written for the choir by Don Michael Dicie and transcriptions of music for or by organists, 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 17. 423-842-4570.
CHATTANOOGA SONGWRITERS NIGHT — Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. House concert by Mike Crowder, Jessamyn Rains, Peri McIntosh, Chris Slaten and host Anthony Quails, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 14; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free. Light refreshments served. 423-855-9474, ant1667.wix.com/noogasongwritersasso.
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.
ENGELHEIM VINEYARDS — 127 Lakeview Road, Ellijay, Ga. 706-635-9463, www.engelheim.com. Live music by Surrender Hill, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16.
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 Keith and Carolyn Bobo featured, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19. 423-593-7217.
GOSPEL, OOLTEWAH — Rafael's Italian Restaurant, 5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Gary Winningham, Wanda Key and Wes Beavers featured, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, June 18. 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.
GOSPEL, RED BANK — White Oak United Methodist Church, 2232 Lyndon Ave. Tim and Gale Hale and Haley Marie featured, 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 19. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m. 423-504-9283, 423-267-0837.
HYMN SING — Little Brown Church, 3209 Spring Ave., Signal Mountain. Old-fashioned hymn singing, 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Mountain Cove Bluegrass band will be featured. Free admission; offering received. 423-664-3280.
JAZZANOOGA ARTS SPACE — 431 E. M.L. King Blvd. 423-402-0452, www.jazzanooga.org. This Is Hip-Hop outdoor showcase with Tru Saint, YKC Nation, Erika Roberts, Different Diva, DJ ThaVibe and host Cameron Williams, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 23. Plus visual artists showcasing work that depicts elements of hip-hop culture. Free.
JERICHO BRASS BAND — First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Moore Road. http://jerichobrassband.org. Concert celebrating end of 20th anniversary season, 4 p.m. June 24. Free.
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 Craig Hendricks, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and Megan Fowler, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 17. Concerts are free. $10 wine tasting includes five tastings and logo wine glass. 706-698-9463, www.cartecayvineyards.com.
MUSIC IN THE VINEYARD — Georgia Winery, 6469 Battlefield Parkway, Ringgold, Ga. 706-937-9463, www.georgiawines.com. Clare Donohue Quartet performs in all-ages summer series, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, rain or shine. Bring your own seating. Wines plus cheese, hummus and seasonal appetizer plates for purchase. $5 admission.
NIGHTFALL — Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Free concert series sponsored by Chattanooga Presents returns June 22 (after Riverbend) with Hive Theory headlining. 423-265-0771, www.nightfallchattanooga.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.
RIVERBEND FESTIVAL — Riverfront Parkway at Ross's Landing. Nearly 100 artists on five stages over eight days with remaining headliners Flo Rida (June 14) Third Eye Blind (June 15) and Bret Michaels (June 16). General-admission wristband $60 at the gate; one-night wristbands $30; free for children 10 and younger. www.riverbendfestival.com.
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. 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.
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, June 17. Players of all levels welcome. www.sebabluegrass.org, 423-580-8380.
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 SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL — University of the South, 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. Orchestra and chamber music training festival with concerts by students and faculty, June 23-July 22. All concerts in Guerry Auditorium, 735 University Ave., unless otherwise noted. All times Central. $20 individual concerts (some are free); $125 season pass. 931-598-1225, http://ssmf.sewanee.edu.org.
SODDY-DAISY JAMBOREE — Soddy-Daisy Community Center, 190 Depot St. Pickers and listeners gather, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Free. 423-332-3654.
SUMMER MUSIC WEEKENDS — Rock City Gardens, 1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga. Series on weekends plus holidays, through Sept. 3, features old-time, bluegrass and folk/country musicians Matt Downer (daily), Amber Carrington (Fridays), Tarryn Aimee Smith (Saturdays) and Highbeams (Sundays). Free with regular admission. 706-820-2531, www.seerockcity.com.