Benny Anderson & The Drifters, Gainesville. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 8 p.m. Friday, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $25 or $240 for a table of eight. Rain date Aug. 7. 770-534-2787 or The Arts Council.Upcoming
Benefit Singing for Nicky Elrod, Cleveland. Featuring The Mike LeFevre Quartet, CS&K and Gerald Johnson. Benefits Elrod, who has acute myeloid leukemia, and his family. 7 p.m. July 24, Universal Chevrolet Pickin' Barn, 2907 U.S. 129 S., Cleveland. Donation. 706-969-9385.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Gainesville. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic. 8 p.m. July 24, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $25 or $240 for a table of eight. Rain date July 26. 770-534-2787 or The Arts Council.
Rascall Flatts, Atlanta. With Darius Rucker. 8 p.m. July 31, Lakewood Amphitheatre, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. $31-$71.75. Ticketmaster.
Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Saturdays through Nov. 7, downtown Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-3513.
Saturday Evening Concert Series, Helen. 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 14, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking; donation.
The North Georgia Barbershop Singers, Cumming. Men only can join rehearsals. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1125 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming. 770-889-9125 or 770-889-9125.