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Concert calendar
For the week of Oct. 15-21
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The North Georgia Barbershop Singers practice at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1125 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming. Men can join. 770-889-9125 or 770-889-9125.

This week

"Back to the '50s Concert," Gainesville. Gainesville High School Crimson Chorus. 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. today, Performing Arts Center, Gainesville High School, 830 Century Place, Gainesville. Free.  

Senior voice recital, Dahlonega. Mezzo soprano Natasha Stanley. 7 p.m. today, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-1431.

Evening Star folk music, Sautee. 8 p.m. Saturday, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. $15 members, $20 nonmembers, $8 ages 6-17. 706-878-3300.

Gospel benefit concert for The Guest House, Gainesville. Performers will include The Weaver Believer Family Band; John Darden, Fred Mulkey, Gina Tipton and Friends; and Brian Ulrich. 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Smokey Springs Retirement, 940 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. Donation. 770-535-8349.  


AC/DC, Atlanta. 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Philips Arena, 1 Philps Drive, Atlanta. $93.50. Ticketmaster.

Jason Castro, Lawrenceville. American Idol 2008 third runner-up. 6 p.m. Oct. 23, food court, Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. Free. 678-847-5000.

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.

Sheri Kling, Sautee. 8 p.m. Oct. 24, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $15 members, $20 nonmembers, $8 ages 6-17. 706-878-3300.

Southeastern Bluegrass Association Silver Anniversary Superstar Concert, Duluth. Featuring Longview and Daughters of Bluegrass. Oct. 24, Gwinnett Peforming Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $30 in advance; $40 at the door.

The 9th, Gainesville. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra will perform Ludwig van Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9, Choral." The Lanier Chamber Singers and the North Georgia College & State University choruses also will perform. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-532-5727.

KISS, Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $19.50-$130. Ticketmaster.

Merling Trio, Gainesville. ProMusica concert series. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $15. 770-531-7776.

Dawson Community Chorale, Dawsonville. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, First Baptist Church of Dawsonville, 900 Ga. 9, Dawsonville. $10 adults, $8 students and members, age 10 and younger free.

Evenings of Intimate Jazz, Gainesville. Featuring Rick Pruett and Mark Davis and Friends. 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $30, $25 for groups of six or more. 770-534-2787 or The Arts Council


Blue Sky Concerts, Gainesville. "The Junction Band" Wednesday; Windjammer, Oct. 28. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays in October, downtown Gainesville square. Free.  

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.