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Concert calendar
For the week of April 30-May 6
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Concert in the Park, Commerce. Lullwater. 6 p.m. Friday, Spencer Park, intersection of South Elm and Pine St., Commerce. Free. 706-335-2954 or

Rock in the Spring, Gainesville. Benefits Challenged Child and Friends. Featuring Mid Life Crisis. Gates open at 6 p.m. Saturday, Brenau Amphitheater, Gainesville. Bring a picnic and drinks. Food available for purchase. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tables: $300 per group of six; $400 per group of eight; $500 per group of 10. 770-535-8372, ext. 309 or

North Georgia Native American Flute Circle, Sautee. For beginners and advanced flute players. Bring a potluck dish. 5 p.m. Saturday, Garden for Wellness Center, 59 Garland Bristol Road, Sautee. 706-878-0430 or 706-969-1446.

Mountain Music and Medicine Show, Dahlonega. Featuring Joyce Brookshire, Arlo Finch, Fool's Gold, The Spontaneous Cracker Eruption and Mist on the Mountain. Variety show with music. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3759.

Blue Sky Concerts, Gainesville. Picnic on the square with "brown bag lunches" from local restaurants, or bring your own and hear live music. Noon to 1 p.m. Shades of Gray, Wednesday; 4 and 20 Blackbirds, May 13; JazzCronic and Blue Sky and Apple Pie, May 20; Riverside, May 27. Downtown Gainesville square.

Celebrate the Arts, Sautee. Sol Driven Train, Jeff Mosier, "Lefty" Williams, Howie Marmer and Wesley Williams & Co. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free. $8 members, $10 nonmembers, $4 kids age 6-17 (plus tax), free for children age 6 and younger. 706-878-3300 or

Concert in the Quarry, Suwanee. Bo Bice and Shaw-Blades will perform. Fireworks. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, The Quarry, 3561 Peachtree Parkway, Suwanee. $40 adults, $25 students age 18 and younger with ID, $75 for "patron tickets," which include seats at a table and a full catered meal. Rain or shine. No outside food or drinks. 678-261-7531 or

The Nate Currin Band, Gainesville. Daniel Staub will open. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, downtown Gainesville square. Free.


Athens Symphony "Pops Concert," Athens. 8 p.m. May 8 and 9, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. Free, but tickets must be picked up at box office prior to event. 706-357-4444.

Historic Buford Art & Jazz Festival, Buford. Featuring Capitol City Express, Hot and Cool, Daniel Jackson Explosion and the King Daddy Polecats. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 9, downtown Buford. 

"Broadway Tonight!", Dawsonville. Dawsonville Community Chorale. 7:30 p.m. May 9, Dawson County Middle School, 332 Ga. 9 N., Dawsonville. $10 adults, $8 students and DCAC members, age 10 and younger free. 706-216-2787.

Richard Shindell, Sautee. Evening Star Music Series. 8 p.m. May 9, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $20 adult nonmembers, $15 adult members, $8 children age 6-17. Reservations suggested. 706-0878-3300.


Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Saturdays throughout the summer, downtown Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-3513.