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Concert calendar
For the week of Sept. 9-15
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Mountain Music/Arts and Craft Day Festival, Blairsville. Craft booths, bluegrass, folk and gospel music. Collins Brothers and Friends, Ed Teague and Friends, Wauka Mountain Boys, Roots and Branches, Phil Tanner & The Skillet Lickers and Gerald Lanham & Regrass. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Vogel State Park, 405 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville. $5 parking; $5 adults, $2 children for festival. 706-745-2628.

Taste of History Concert, Gainesville. Northeast Georgia History Center. Featuring the Northwinds Symphonic Band, the North Georgia College and State University Patriot Choir, Michelle Martin, Bill and Patti Risinger, the Lakewood Trio, Ken Johnston and master of ceremonies Jim Hammond. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Riverside Military Academy Auditorium, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. $10. 770-297-5900,

Widespread Panic, Alpharetta. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and 25, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. $47. 800-745-3000. 

Music at the Vines Mansion, Loganville. 5 p.m. Sept. 19: Ernie Haase and Signature Sound. The Vines Mansion, 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville. 770-554-2284.

Bruce Burch and Friends Concert Honoring John Jarrard, Gainesville. Singer/songwriters including Deanna Bryant, Brice Long, Cody McCarver, Billy Dean, RIchard Leigh and Monty Holmes. 6 p.m. Sept. 23, Brenau University front lawn, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. $30 per ticket; $25 in blocks of five or more. Benefits the John Jarrard Foundation. 770-710-9191.

Sautee Jamboree, Sautee. Featuring acts including Indigo Girls, Michelle Malone, The Mosier Brothers and the Sonia Leigh. 7 p.m. Sept. 24-10 p.m. Sept. 25, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $35. Food, drinks available for purchase. 706-878-3300.

First Friday Night Concert Series, Dahlonega. 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Fridays of the month through October. Kurt Thomas, Oct. 1. Hancock Park, one block off the square, downtown Dahlonega.  


Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Acoustic bluegrass and old-time string music. Musicians and listeners welcome. 2-5 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 9, Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site, downtown Dahlonega square. 706-864-3513 or 706-864-6133.

 Singers needed, Cleveland. The Truett-McConnell College Community Choir needs singers to join the choir for Handel's "Messiah," which will be presented in concert on Nov. 11. Schirmer score will be used. Singers can bring their own scores. Rehearsals will be held each Thursday beginning today, from 8 to 9 p.m. at Truett-McConnell College, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. 706-865-2134, ext. 215.