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Concert calendar
For the week of Sept. 10-16
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This Week

Creed, Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. $20-$85. Ticketmaster.

Sister Hazel, Athens. Benefits Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. 8 p.m. Friday, The Classic Center Theatre, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 706-357-4506.

Senior voice recital, Dahlonega. Brianne Frisco accompanied by Kathy Duren. 2 p.m. Saturday, Gloria Shott Performance Hall, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free.

Songwriters Under the Stars, Dahlonega. Food and live music from Wayne Baird, Walt Aldridge, Pete Best, Dustin Wilkes, Kim Parent and Georgia Middleman. 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Waters Mill, 765 Guy Waters Road, Dahlonega. $35 includes food; drinks available for purchase. $100 more to reserve a table of 10. Benefits Rainbow Children's Home.

Mountain Music/Arts and Crafts Day Festival, Blairsville. Bluegrass, folk and gospel music and crafts. Including Buck & Nelson, Ed Teague and Friends and Phil Tanner & The Skillet Lickers. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Vogel State Park, 7485 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville. $5 parking. $5 adults, $2 children. No pets. 706-745-2628.

The Watkins Family, Gainesville. Gospel-bluegrass concert and block party with food and games. 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church, 56 Dunlap St., Gainesville. 770-534-3469.


Toby Keith, Atlanta. With Trace Adkins. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Lakewood Amphitheatre, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. $59.75 reserved seats, $29.75 lawn seats. Ticketmaster.

Open mic, Oakwood. Sept. 18 and Sept. 25 (Christian-themed). Cool Beans Cafe, 3650 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood.

Blessid Union of Souls, Suwanee. Part of Suwanee Day festival, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 19. Bring chairs, picnic. No outside alcohol allowed. Concert, 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Suwanee Town Center Park, intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suwanee. Free.

Amigos for Christ music festival, Suwanee. Including Fee, Matt Maher, 12 Stone and Shae Laurel. Noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 26, Town Center Park, intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suwanee. Benefits local ministries, nonprofits and service organizations.  

Evenings of Intimate Jazz, Gainesville. The Arts Council. Performer to be announced. Oct. 17, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $25. 770-534-2787 or

"Celtic Crossings," Gainesville. Celtic music by Voices of North Georgia. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24, Lakewood Baptist Church Chapel, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, $5 children age 11 and younger.


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.