SPIRIT SHAKER. 9 p.m. Arch II sports bar, 632 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill.
FRIDAY, APRIL 26
RENEE LAPIERRE AND COMPANY. 7 to 9 p.m. at Presenting popular tunes and covers with genres including rock, Americana, oldies and more. SoCCA, 93 Main St., Southington. $10 at the door.
PLAINVILLE CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING CONCERT. 7:30 p.m. “No Place Like Home,” features music from “The Wizard of Oz” and other musicals. Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Dr., Plainville. Tickets are $15 ($5 for children), available at Dancingly Yours, Plainville Senior Center, Saint’s Restaurant in Southington, and Family Barber Shop. (860) 477-8000.
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
THE CHAPPARALS.7 to 11 p.m. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $12 per person. Register. TheCarouselMuseum.org/book-online.
FRIDAY, MAY 3
SPIRIT SHAKER AND DIAMONDBACK. 8:30 p.m. at Crystal Bees, 240 Spring St., Southington.
SUNDAY, MAY 5
FESTIVAL CHORALE SPRING CONCERT. 3 p.m. The theme is “Voices of Our Ancestors.” Stories about coming to America and songs related to these stories. First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol Street, Southington. $10 at the door. Light refreshments. SouthingtonChorale@gmail.com or (860) 689-7901.
CHECK-OUT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. At The Music Shop, 405 Queen St., Southington or the Southington Public Library children’s department, 255 Main St., Southington. Accepting donations of gently used or new instruments for a project to allow library patrons to explore different instruments before buying or check out instruments for a special event.