FRIDAY, NOV. 28
SPIRIT SHAKER. Legends, Pine Street, Bristol.
BROTHER JOSCEPHUS AND THE LOVE REVOLUTION. 8 p.m. Fairfield Theater Company, Fairfield. BrotherJoscephus.com
THE SPAMINATO BROTHERS. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $20, $29. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
SATURDAY, NOV. 29
FALL BLUES BASH. Held by the Bristol Swedish Social Club. Doors open at 7 p.m. Bands start at 7:30 p.m. The D. Smith Blues Band, Jr. Krauss and the Shakes, and The Troy T. Blues Band. All bands are veterans of the local blues scene and also have been past winners for the Connecticut Blues Society Blues challenge competition. $15 stag/ $25 couple at the door. Bands are paid whatever is taken in at the door. Refreshments. Bristol Swedish Social Club, 38 Barlow St., Bristol.
SUNDAY, NOV. 30
SOMEKINDAWONDERFUL. Webster Theater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com
TUESDAY, DEC. 2
FRANKENSAX AND WCSU JAZZ ENSEMBLE. 8 p.m. Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Western Connecticut State University, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury. Free and open to the public. WCSU.edu/svpa/events.asp
THURSDAY, DEC. 4
JAMES TAYLOR. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $115 and $75. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. “Mozart and Dvorak.” Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Pre-concert talk one hour prior to each performance with guest conductor/ pianist William Eddins. $38.50 to $67.50.$25 tickets for those under age 40 on Dec. 4. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org
SUNDAY, DEC. 7
SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE HOLIDAY CONCERT. 3 p.m. Featuring songs of the winter season, Hannukah, and Christmas. Special piano solo by Miguel Campinho. Appropriate for all ages. Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St., Plantsville. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and teens, $25 for a family of 4 or more. Children 12 and under free. (860) 628-4120.
SUNDAY, DEC. 14
CEELBRATE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS WITH THE BENNETT FAMILY. 4 p.m. Family of 11 from Cheshire will present a program of music celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Familiar Christmas carols on a myriad of instruments. Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed in the church parlor from 3 to 4 p.m. First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Free-will offering. Light refreshments. All are invited/
KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
KARAOKE. Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (18 and up to sing), Fridays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up), Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up). All genres of music, full service bar/ restaurant. Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. (203) 879-4785.