Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Saturday, downtown Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-3513.
Swing Night, Lawrenceville. Featuring the Metro Jazz Club. 8 p.m. Saturday, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. $15. 678-226-6222.
Blues & Barbecue Night, Oakwood. Benefits the Lazarus Food Bank. Live blues music and pit barbecue. 6 p.m. Saturday, campus of McEver Road United Methodist Church, 3606 McEver Road, Oakwood. One canned food item for entry. 770-532-3160.
Jubilate: A Festival of Winds, Gainesville. 5 p.m. Sunday, Grace Episcopal Church, 431 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-536-0126.
Beatin' the Blues, Gainesville. Sandra Hall, Jack Pearson, Ivan Duke, The Red Dirt Band with Peggy Hoskins and Nate Currin. Benefits Our Neighbor Inc. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $25-$50. 678-617-5527.
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.
Evening Star folk music, Sautee. 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. $15 members, $20 nonmembers, $8 ages 6-17. 706-878-3300.
The Athens Symphony Winter Concert, Athens. 4 p.m. Nov. 15, The Classic Center Theatre, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. Free; tickets required. Limit four per patron. 706-357-4506 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Evening Concert Series, Helen. 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 14, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking; donation.