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Concert calendar
For the week of Jan. 21-27
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This week

Willie Nelson, Athens. Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real will open. 7:30 p.m. today, The Classic Center Theatre, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. $46. 706-357-4444.

Joe Chapman, Dahlonega. Music professor will perform piano pieces by Chopin and Schumann. 4 p.m. Saturday, Hoag Auditorium, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-1949.

Petar Jankovic, Demorest. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Piedmont College's chapel of the Center for Worship and Music, 165 Central Ave., Demorest.

Christine Anderson, Gainesville. Handbell solo artist. 8:45 and 11 a.m. Sunday during worship services, First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-0136.

Mountain Praise, Cleveland. Choirs from Truett-McConnell College and area churches will sing traditional hymns and praise songs. 6 p.m. Sunday, Cleveland First Baptist Church, 25 Church St., Cleveland. Free. $10; $5 students, children and seniors; Piedmont faculty, staff and students free with ID.

David Brothers Band, Dahlonega. Featuring the work of the late bass player Jaco Pastorious. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Gloria Shott Performance Hall, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. $5; free for North Georgia students.


Emerald City Live, Flowery Branch. Featuring former Humble Pie guitarist. 9 p.m. Jan. and 30, The Lakehouse, 5466 McEver Road, Flowery Branch. Reservations recommended: 770-967-4979.

Diane Durrett, Sautee. 8 p.m. Jan. 30, Sautee Nacoochee Center Gym, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $20; $8 kids age 6-17. Reservations recommended. 706-878-3300.

Winter Pops: GSO Big Band, Gainesville. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra with Joe Gransden. Dinner and dancing. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville. $30 adults, $27 seniors, $12 students, $50 per table of eight.

Sammy Blue and The Sammy Blue Band. 8 p.m. Feb. 6, Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $15. 706-864-3759

Sandy Kastel Trio, Gainesville. Evenings of Intimate Jazz. 8 p.m. Feb. 13, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $30. 770-534-2787 or