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.
SEABREEZE REUNION SHOW. 6 p.m. to midnight. Benefit for the Hennessey family who lost everything in a recent fire. Includes specialty pizza from 7 to 9 p.m. Also comedy from Howie Park. Guest musicians, too. Back Nine Tavern, Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. $25 per person. $20 if you arrive after 9 p.m. (860) 919-5597.
DALE ANN BRADLEY BAND. 8 p.m. Presented by GuitartownCT Productions. The Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $20 for row seats and $35 for reserved table seats. GuitartownCT.com, (203) 430-6020.
KENNY CHESNEY. Special guest, Chase Rice. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $125, $95. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
THE COUNTRY JAMBOREE NATIONAL TOURING MUSICAL REVUE WITH SPECIAL GUEST LITTLEHOUSE. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $35. 41BridgeStreet.com
APRIL 25, 26
VERDI REQUIEM. Performed by Waterbury Symphony Orchestra. Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. NVCC Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. $50, $30, and $20. $5 student rush one hour prior to concert. WaterburySymphony.org, (203) 754-4283.
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
JEFF PRZECH. 7 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $15, $25. 41BridgeStreet.com
DICK BOWDEN’S FLYING CIRCUS. 4 to 7 p.m. The Half Door, 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford. (203) 650-3492.
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION ORCHESTRA. 1 p.m. Conducted by Linda Soley Reed. LaBella Vista at the Pondelandolfo Club, 380 Farmwood Rd., Waterbury. $40 per person for a sit down Italian feast. Proceeds benefit the Unico Club. (203) 272-1202. CTAccordion.com
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29
THE WAILIN JENNYS. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, 32 Front St., Hartford. $39 to $59. (860) 560-7757. InfinityHall.com
THURSDAY, APRIL 30
COURTNEY DRUMMEY. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $18, $25. 41BridgeStreet.com
DAVID FANNING. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com
SUNDAY, MAY 3
AN EVENING OF THE POPS WITH THE BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. 4 p.m. Under the baton of Richard Theriault. Music includes selections from “West Side Story,” “The Superman March” by composer John Williams, “The Genius of Ray Charles” and “Pie in Face Polka” by Henri Mancini. Special performances by 5 Metal Chemistry, vocals by Blaise Tramazzo, Catie Calo, and Liz Wilson. Original composition by Paul Masson. Jim Santucci on piano playing Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto, special patriotic salute commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II featuring narration by Sgt. Dave Carello. Memorial Boulevard School auditorium, 70 Memorial Blvd., Bristol. Free. Donations accepted. (860) 965-7178. BristolBrassandWind@hotmail.com
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.