Music listings, starting April 1

musicFRIDAY, APRIL 1
OTHER
THE MACHINE. 8 p.m. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. $45. (203) 438-5795, RidgefieldPlayhouse.org

TONY BENNETT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $59, $39. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2
BRISTOL
HOLDEN IT TOGETHER. A fund raiser for the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance. 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring Cajun Ray and the Steamers. Raffles, guest speakers. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $20 for adults. $15 for children under 10. (860) 585-7485. Or reach out to Miss Forestville Allison Owsianko via Facebook.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3
SOUTHINGTON
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.

TUESDAY, APRIL 5
BRISTOL
KENN MORR BAND. 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7787, Ext. 2023.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7
OTHER
DURAN DURAN. With special guests Chic. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $83.90, $63.90. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.

APRIL 7-10
OTHER
MOZART AND HARTT. With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. These concerts will be conducted by HSO Music Director Carolyn Kuana and will feature members of the Hartt School’s Connecticut Youth Symphony and HSO principal bassoonist Yeh Chi Wang. Belding Theater, The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35, $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org

SUNDAY, APRIL 17
BRISTOL
‘THE BILL OF RIGHTS: TEN AMENDMENTS IN EIGHT MOTETS.’ 4 p.m. Benefit concert for journalist Steve Collins, led by Wesleyan University composer Neely Bruce. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Reception follows. To advertise in program or sing with the chorus or sponsor, contact (860) 523-9632, or email BillofRightsBristol@gmail.com

SATURDAY, MAY 7
BRISTOL
BRISTOL CHORALE SPRING CONCERT. 7 p.m. Music from Broadway, the American Song Book, Ray Charles, patriotic, and contemporary music. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. www.BristolChorale.org, tickets at Michael’s Jewelers, Shannon’s Jewelers, Simply Hair, and members of the Bristol Choral Society.

SUNDAY, MAY 15
PLAINVILLE
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.

ONGOING
BRISTOL
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.

 

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