Clarkesville's Homemade Jam, Clarkesville. Live, local bands. 3-5 p.m. Saturdays in Oct., gazebo, downtown Clarkesville square. 706-754-2220.
Vocal Chamber Ensemble, Gainesville. Brenau University Department of Music. 7:30 p.m. today, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-538-4764.
Talich Quartet, Athens. 8 p.m. today, Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center, 230 River Road, Athens. Free. 706-542-4400.
Rhonda Vincent & Gene Watson, Franklin, NC. Friday, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC. 877-415-7315.Upcoming
The Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Athens. Conductorless orchestra. Mozart. Pre-concert lecture, 2:15 p.m.; concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, 230 River Road, Athens. $20-$52. Discounts for UGA students and groups of 15 or more. 706-542-4400.
Hemlockfest, Dahlonega. Benefits the Lumpkin Coalition. Veronika Jackson, Blue Mother Tupelo, The Michelle Malone Banned, Packway Handle Band and others. Nov. 5-7, Starbridge Retreat, Dahlonega. 706-867-5157.
Maria Howell & Friends, Gainesville. Evenings of Intimate Jazz Series. 8 p.m. Nov. 6, Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $30. 770-534-2787.
Lanier Chamber Singers, Gainesville. Selections featuring American Composers. 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Grace Episcopal Church, 422 Brenau Ave., Gainesville. 770-534-6234.
The Hope Restored Tour, Cleveland. Big Daddy Weave, Aaron Shust and Andy Kirk. 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Truett-McConnell College Gym, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. $30 for reserved meet-and-greet ticket; $15 regular reserved ticket; $14 reserved ticket for groups of 15 or more. Tickets $20 at the door. 706-865-2134, ext. 279.
Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Acoustic bluegrass and old-time string music. Musicians and listeners welcome. 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site, downtown Dahlonega square. 706-864-3513 or 706-864-6133.