FRIDAY, SEPT. 18
BEST OF 90S. 8 p.m. With Boys II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue, Coolio, Shock G, and Freedom Williams. Hosted by Ed Lover. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. Ticketmaster.com, MoheganSun.com
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19
GOSPEL EXPLOSION. Sponsored by Beulah AME Zion Church. 4 p.m. Gospel artists from local, surrounding towns in Connecticut and Springfield, Mass. Bristol Eastern High School, 632 King St., Bristol. $15 in advance. $20 at door. Children age 5 and under are free. (860) 583-3572, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24
SARAH MCQUAID. 6:30 p.m. Special Mum Festival edition of the Bristol Public Library Coffee House. UK folk, jazz fusion singer/ songwriter. Touring to promote her album, “Walking Into White.” Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. RSVP. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023. Sponsored by grant by Bristol Brass General Grant Fund, the Gnazzo/ Reidy Charitable Fund and the Elizabet Tyrell Fund for the Arts at the Main Street Community Foundation. SarahMcQuaid.com
SUNDAY, SEPT 27
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. 1 p.m. Accordion Plus open mic event. All musicians welcome to join with an accordionist to perform. Vasi’s Restaurant, 1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury. $10 per person for non-members. $5 for CAA members. RSVP by Sept. 25. CTAccordion.com
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25
SPIRIT SHAKER. Red Zone, Plainville.