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Concert calendar
For the week of Feb. 25-March 3
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This week

George Jones and Reba McEntire, Atlanta. With Lee Ann Womack. 7 p.m. today, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $73.50-$93.50. Ticketmaster.

Celtic Crossroads, Gainesvile. Arts Council Pearce Series. Irish music, bluegrass, gypsy and jazz. 8 p.m. today, Pearce Auditorium, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $35 adults, $32 seniors, $28 students. 770-534-2787.

Aaron Tippin, Franklin, N.C. 7:30 p.m. today, The Smoky Mountains Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 N. Georgia Road, Franklin, N.C. $18-$25. 828-524-1598.

"Let Us Sing to the Lord," Gainesville. Lanier Chamber Singers. 8 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Grace Episcopal Church, 422 Brenau Ave., Gainesville. $10. Tickets sold at the door.

"American Premieres," Gainesville. The Northwinds Symphonic Band. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Riverside Military Academy Performing Arts Center, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. Adults, $15; seniors, $10; students, $5. Tickets available at The Arts Council or at the door. 770-534-2787.

Jay-Z, Atlanta. 7 p.m. Saturday, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $39.50-$129.50. Ticketmaster.

"Music Gives Flight to the Imagination," Cornelia. 20th anniversary celebration of The Alliance for African American Music in Habersham County. Featuring the choirs of Cornelia United Methodist Church, Shady Grove Baptist Church, children's choir Crosswalk and dancers Jemima Fortune and Brandon Brown. 3 p.m. Sunday, Cornelia United Methodist Church, 275 Wyly St., Cornelia. Free. Donation. 706-778-3000, ext. 1152.

Church choir festival, Dahlonega. Featuring choirs from Dahlonega, Cumming and Commerce and North Georgia College & State University. Reception following concert in church fellowship hall. 3 p.m. Sunday, Dahlonega United Methodist Church, 107 S. Park St., Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-1431.

Golden Eagle Marching Band, Dahlonega. "Far, Far Away: The Music of Star Wars." 6 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Gymnasium, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega; 8 p.m. Monday, Lumpkin County High School Gymnasium, 2001 Indian Drive, Dahlonega; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jackson County Comprehensive High School Gymnasium, 1668 Winder Highway, 1668 Winder Highway, Jefferson; 7 p.m. March 4, North Forsyth High School Gymnasium, 3445 Coal Mountain Drive, Cumming. Free. 706-864-1423 or

Spring Concert, Demorest. The Piedmont College Chamber Singers and Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Center for Worship and Music, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. $5 students and seniors, $10 adults, free for Piedmont students, faculty and staff. 706-778-3000, ext. 1152.  


Big Band Show, Oakwood. Gainesville State College Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. March 4-6, Ed Cabell Theatre, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. $12.25 adults, $6.25 GTA subscribers, $8.25 children, seniors, non-gsc students and groups. Free for GSC faculty, staff and students with ID. 678-717-3930.  

Chamber Orchestra Concert, Gainesville. "Singing Strings" with Romolo Gessi. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. March 6, Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $30 adults, $27 seniors, $12 students. 770-532-5727 or  

Spivey Hall Children's Choir, Gainesville. Promusica. 3 p.m. March 7, First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. $15 for adults; free for students if space allows. 770-531-7776.