The Center for Hope, a non-profit counseling service serving Northwest Georgia, presents A Southern Gospel Christmas with Southern Sound Quartet, Michael Lee, Dennis Massengale, Chris McDaniel and Friends, and Wesley Crider. 7 p.m. at the Colonnade Theater, 264 Catoosa Cir. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. 706.935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org.
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show. http://www.track29.co/tickets?Page=http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/Track29/Ticketing/178126
Ron Block Trio at Barking Legs Theater. 8 p.m. $18 in advance or at the door. http://barkinglegs.org/event/details/ron-block-trio-featuring-sierra-hull/
The Southern Adventist University Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble, and Southern Ringtones present "Christmas in the Air." 8 p.m. in the Iles P.E. Center on Southern’s campus. Free and open to the public. 236-2880.
Jamie Michaels at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, located in Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information visit www.christunity.org or find Charles and Myrtles on Facebook. Show are family friends.
The Chattanooga Boys Choir hosts its 51st Singing Christmas Tree at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. The Singing Christmas Tree will feature the 120 plus members of the boychoir, Ballet Tennessee, and guest instrumentalists presenting a varied program including pieces from various time periods, cultures, and holiday traditions. Tickets range from $10-$30 and can be purchased at the Memorial Auditorium Box Office, by calling 642-8497, or online at www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
Lee University’s annual “A Classic Christmas” 3 p.m. in the Conn Center. Free, but tickets are required due to limited seating. Tickets can be obtained at the Dixon Center box office from 3-6 p.m. beginning Monday. Any remaining tickets will be available in the Conn Center lobby on Sunday at 2 p.m., one hour before the performance. Streamed live at www.leeuniversity.edu/video. For will-call service, call 614-8343 during box office hours. For more information, please call 614-8240.
Light Up This City will present Ignite The Night, a free concert featuring Rick Stanley (step-brother to the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley) and John Waller “While I’m Waiting” and “The Blessing” from the movie “Fireproof,” at 6 p.m. GraceWorks Church, 6445 Lee Highway. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
Southside Casual Classics will present Voci Virili Men's Consort in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Camp House. http://www.southsidecasualclassics.weebly.com.
Goo Goo Dolls Live at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of show. http://www.track29.co/tickets?Page=http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/Track29/Ticketing/180973
Lee University’s a cappella ensemble Voices of Lee will present its annual Sounds of Christmas concert, featuring both sacred and secular Christmas selections, 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the Lee University Chapel. Free, but tickets are required due to limited seating. To reserve tickets, call 614-8320. http://voicesoflee.com/.
The Jericho Brass, directed by Frank Hale, free concert during the Advent Service at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave., in East Ridge. at 6:30 p.m. The service will include both Advent and Christmas music.
Celebrate Christmas at Covenant College at 7:30 p.m. with music by Brass Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Covenant Chorale, Early Music Consort and the Madrigal Singers. It will be directed by Scott Finch, Lok Kim and David Long. It will be followed by a Madrigal Dessert Reception. Concert is free and open to the public. Madrigal Dessert tickets may be purchased online at covenant.edu/celebratechristmas. Tickets are general admission: $12, group discount (groups of 20 or more): $10, seniors: $10, alumni: $10, faculty, staff and students: $8, and children are $8.
The Infamous Stringdusters, featuring Paper Bird at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 day of show. http://www.track29.co/tickets?Page=http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/Track29/Ticketing/178197
The Cleveland State Music Department will present their fall concert at 7 p.m. in the George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Center. Both the Chamber Choir and Vocal Rhapsody will be performing. Free, donations accepted.
Kacey Musgraves at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 day of show. http://www.track29.co/tickets?Page=http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/Track29/Ticketing/181766
Bowling/Brown/Holloway Trio with Greg Tardy at Barking Legs Theater. 8 p.m. $15 in advance or at the http://barkinglegs.org/event/details/bowlingbrownholloway-trio-with-greg-tardy/
Michael Huseman’s new musical, The Christmas That Came Too Soon, being directed by Colleen Laliberte, opens at the Mountain Arts Community Center Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. Other show dates and times are Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. For ticket information and reservations call MACC at 886-1959.
Sanders Family Christmas, a sequel to Smoke on the Mountain, will be performed live on stage at The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Cir. Dec. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 adult admission, $12 seniors (age 55 and older), $12 students, $11 for groups of 15 or more. 706.935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org.
Tommy Womack at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, located in Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information visit www.christunity.org or find Charles and Myrtles on Facebook. Show are family friends.
The Choo Choo Chorus with special guest the Chattanooga Community Christmas Chorus will perform a Holiday Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. at Girls Preparatory School’s Frierson Theater. Tickets are $15 (children 12 and under are free) and may be purchased at the door or online at www.choochoochorus.org.
The Mid South Concert Band, under the direction of Jim Souders and associate director, Ron Starnes and the Scenic City Chorale, under the direction of Ron Starnes, will present their second annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theater. Free. Holiday music for the entire family. The concert is made possible by Raymond James, Inc. and other friends of the Mid South Concert Band and Scenic City Chorale.
Blackberry Smoke, featuring the Cadillac Three at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 day of show. http://www.track29.co/tickets?Page=http://public.ticketbiscuit.com/Track29/Ticketing/180873
An Evening with Umphrey's McGee at Track 29. 18+. Tickets are $22.50 in advance, $25 day of show.
Chattanooga Bands hosts 2nd annual Music For Mutts. Proceeds will go to Noah’s Bark animal rescue and rehabilitation. Noah’s Bark rehabilitate neglected and abused Pit Bulls, so they are adoptable once again to a new home and family. At Rhythm n Brews with 5 local bands: Hillbilly Sins-- (opened for Lynard Skynard at Riverbend) will be headlining; Natural Habitz- ( performed on Bud Light stage the past four years at Riverbend); Stoneline Ba Nd; Beyond Red and Subkonscious.