FRIDAY, APRIL 17
SPIRIT SHAKER. Bernie’s Roadhouse, 645 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
NEW YORK CITY SINGER/ SONGWRITER SHERI MILLER. 2 p.m. She has co-written songs with Grammy Award winning J.D. Souther (The Eagles) and Al Anderson (NRBQ). Bristol Public LIbrary, 5 High St., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023. Made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
BROADWAY WITH THE CALLAWAYS. Presented by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Part of the symphony’s Pop! Series. The Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $22.50 and up. $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org
SUNDAY, APRIL 19
THE WHIFFENPOOFS. 1 p.m. World’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group. Memorial Boulevard School auditorium, 70 Memorial Blvd., Bristol. $20. Available at TicketRiver.com, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 20 Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-4718.
JAZZ CONCERT FEATURING THE SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND. Sponsored by the SHS music department and the First Congregational Church’s Board of Music and Arts. 5 p.m. . Followed by a New Orleans themed dinner at 6 p.m. Musical selections inspired by New Orleans gospel and jazz traditions. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. $10 for dinner with proceeds going to the FCC Youth Mission Trip in June. Donations will be accepted for the concert. RSVP. (860) 628-6958.
THE STRAY BIRDS. With Roosevelt Dime. 7 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $20, $27.41BridgeStreet.com.
TUESDAY, APRIL 21
YELLOWCARD. Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com
THURSDAY, APRIL 23
MADI DIAZ. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com/wolfden
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
ANDREW MCKNIGHT. Award-winning songwriter and entertainer. 7 p.m. Songs and stories celebrating the lives and landscapes of Americans from rural to urban settings. Gallery 156 of Artist Tree Tea House, 160 School St., Bristol. (860) 919-4356. AndrewMcKnight.net
SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol.
SATURDAY, MAY 9
BRISTOL CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING CONCERT, ‘COLORS OF THE RAINBOW.’ 7 p.m. Featuring songs from the heartland of America to the Great White Way of Broadway. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $12. Available at Shannon Jewelers, Farmington Avenue, Bristol and Simply Hair, 31 Church Ave., Bristol. Tickets also at the door.
SATURDAY, MAY 23
THE CHAPARRALS. 8 to 12 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. $10.