FRIDAY, MARCH 11
‘WE DREAM A WORLD.’ 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Plainville Choral Society. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Children 12 and under pay only $5. www.PCSmusic.org. (860) 747-5695.
DROPKICK MURPHYS. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $31. 1-800-745-3000. Ticketmaster.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 12
GREATER BRIDGEPORT SYMPHONY. 8 p.m. Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. $29. GBS.org, (203) 576-0263.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13
WATERBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 3 p.m. New World Symphony. NVCC Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (203) 574-4283.
HANDLER AND LEVESQUE. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Guitar/ mandolin duo. Presented by Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. First Congregational Church, 135 Main St., Thomaston. Free. (860) 484-4976. ThomastonFineArts.com
100TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA. 2 p.m. The Cabaret Trio will sing the crooner’s greatest hits. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Open to the public. Register. (860) 673-6791, www.FarmingtonLibraries.org
CHRISTINA MICARI. 4 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 27 Judd St., Bristol. $10 suggested donation. Donations will go to the artists.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15
O’BROTHER. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden.
MATT ANDERSEN. The Garde Arts Center, 5 Bank St., New London.
BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. 7 p.m. With special guests Southington Brass under the direction of Tim Johnson. “Spring Greenery.” Selections include wind band classics composed by Sousa, Leroy Anderson, and Percy Grainger. Conducted by Richard Theriault. Vocalists Liz Wilson and Catie Calo. Flautist Jill VanDuyn. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Free. Donations accepted. (860) 965-7178.
THURSDAY, MARCH 18
OPEN MIC NIGHT. 7 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day theme with corned beef grinders for sale for a small donation. Irish tunes. American Legion Post 2, Hooker Court, Bristol.
SUNDAY, APRIL 3
TOM CHAPIN. With special guest Eva. Benefit in honor of Mark Corcoran benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter. 3 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., in the meeting house, Southington. $20 for advance tickets. Reserved sitting, $50. FCCSouthington.org, (860) 628-6958.
SUNDAY, MAY 15
PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. “Comics… Movies… Video Games… ALIVE!” 2 p.m. Concert of music based on popular graphic novels such as “Dr. Who,” “Superman,” movies like “Star Wars” and “Star Trek.” There will be the illustrator of the series for “Dr. Who” and a local Ghost Busters chapter will have a host of characters. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. Free. Donations will benefit the Connecticut Literacy Volunteer Group in New Britain.
NOW thru MARCH 14
‘RUSSIAN MASTERS.’ Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 3 p.m. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra. The Belding Theater at the Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $35. $10 for students. (860) 987-5900. HartfordSymphony.org
JAM FRANCAIS-FRENCH FOLK MUSIC JAM. 7 to 9:30 p.m. First and third Wednesdays. All acoustic instruments and all skill levels welcome. Musicians and nonmusicians are welcome to be part of the soiree. City Sports Bar and Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol.