Hemlockfest, Dahlonega. Benefits the Lumpkin Coalition. Veronika Jackson, Blue Mother Tupelo, The Michelle Malone Banned, Packway Handle Band and others. Friday-Sunday, Starbridge Retreat, Dahlonega. 706-867-5157.
Maria Howell & Friends, Gainesville. Evenings of Intimate Jazz Series. 8 p.m. Saturday, Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $30. 770-534-2787.
Gerry O'Beirne, Gainesville. 7 p.m. Sunday, Avita Community Partners Clubhouse, 113B Bradford St., Gainesville. $20. 770-530-8322.
"Faure Requiem," Gainesville. The choirs of First Presbyterian Church Gainesville and First Presbyterian Church Cleveland with Canticum Novum, Beth Hunter, organ, and Elizabeth Jobson, violin. 3 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-0136.
Jim Malcom, Dahlonega. Scottish musician with Brian Sullivan of Emerald Rose. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Holly Theater, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $15. 706-864-3759.
Young Harris College Wind Ensemble Concert, Young Harris. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Glenn Auditorium, Clegg Fine Arts Building, Young Harris College, 1 College St., Young Harris. Free. 706-379-5182.
Handel's "Messiah," Cleveland. Truett-McConnell College Community Choir and Orchestra. 7 p.m. Nov. 11, First Baptist Church, 25 Church St., Cleveland. Free. 706-865-2134, ext. 215 or email@example.com.
The Piedmont College Chamber Singers, Demorest. "Generation to Generation." 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Piedmont College Chapel, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. (706) 778-3000, ext. 1152.
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.
Banks and Shane Unplugged, Dahlonega. 8 p.m. Nov. 13, Holly Theater, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $25. 706-864-3759.
Vino and Vivaldi, Gainesville. Wine and cheese benefit to support the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra. Hosted by Scott Dixon, featuring GSO strings at Vina Robles wines from California. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Scott's on the Square, 100 Main St., Gainesville. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. 770-532-5727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave Matthews Band, Atlanta. 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $63.70-$96.05. 404-249-6400.
Fall Dessert Concert, Cleveland. 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Truett-McConnell College Chapel, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. 706-865-2134, ext. 215 or email@example.com.
A Beethoven Fall Fiesta Gala Concert, Duluth. The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Nov. 20, Gwinnett Center Performing Arts Center, Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $19, $17 seniors, $10 students age 21 and younger. 770-623-8623 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The North Georgia Chamber Symphony concerts, various locations. Classical and popular holiday selections. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Bowen Center for the Arts, 334 Ga. 9, Dawsonville; 7 p.m. Dec. 3, Old Courthouse Square, downtown Blairsville; 2 p.m. Dec. 4, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1397 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Dahlonega United Methodist Church, 107 S. Park St., Dahlonega. Free; donations accepted. 706-867-9444 or http://northgeorgiachambersymphony.org. "Upon this Christmas Night," Gainesville. Voices of North Georgia. 7 p.m. Dec. 3-4, Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 404 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. email@example.com.
"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," Gainesville. The Northwinds Symphonic Band. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, First Baptist Church Banquet Hall, Gainesville. Free.
TMC Music Division Christmas Concert, Cleveland. 6 p.m. Dec. 5, First Baptist Church, 25 Church St., Cleveland. 706-865-2134, ext. 215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Pops Concert, Gainesville. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra. Traditional and popular sing-along choral works. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $20-$30 adults; $18 seniors age 65 and older; $8 students.
Zac Brown Band, Atlanta. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $36-$71. 404-878-3000.
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.
The Cherokees: Lives, Legends and Music, Cleveland. Featuring "Women of Heart." 12:30 p.m. Nov. 16, The Bear Cave, Nix Student Center, Truett-McConnell College, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. 706-878-3300.