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Concert calendar
For the week of Feb. 4-10
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This week

George Jones, Athens. 7:30 p.m. Friday, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. 706-357-4444.

Coffee house and open mic night, Gainesville. The Wild Blue Roses, Jim White and Barefoot Creek will perform. 6 p.m. Saturday, Unity of Gainesville Church, 3361 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. Dessert and coffee for sale.

Winter Pops: GSO Big Band, Gainesville. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra with Joe Gransden. Dinner and dancing. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $15. 706-864-3759.

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People, Clarkesville. Knowledge of treble clef required. 6-9:30 p.m. Monday, North Georgia Technical College, 1500 Ga. 197 N., Clarkesville. Preregistration required. 706-754-7716.

Senior voice recital, Dahlonega. Alto Emmy Lawalin. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Gloria Shott Performance Hall, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-1431.


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
Matthew Perryman Jones, Gainesville. Benefits Center Point. 8 p.m. Feb. 13, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
George Jones and Reba McEntire, Atlanta. With Lee Ann Womack. 7 p.m. Feb. 25, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $73.50-$93.50. Ticketmaster.
Jay-Z, Atlanta. 7 p.m. Feb. 27, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $39.50-$129.50. Ticketmaster.
"Let Us Sing to the Lord," Gainesville. Lanier Chamber Singers. 8 p.m. Feb. 26, 4 p.m. Feb. 28, Grace Episcopal Church, 422 Brenau Ave., Gainesville. $10. Tickets sold at the door.