FRIDAY, JUNE 20
SPIRIT SHAKER, SHAKEDOWN. Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester.
THE LITTLE ROY AND LIZZY SHOW. 8 p.m. Presented by GuitartownCT. Five-piece traditional bluegrass band from Georgia. Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $25 for table seating, 420 for row seats. (203) 430-6020.
SATURDAY, JUNE 21
THE CHAPARRALS. 7 to 11 p.m. Blend of country and soft rock music from the 1950s and 1960s. Snacks and set-ups available for sale. BYOB. Singles welcome. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside ave., Bristol. $12 per person. Reservations. (860) 585-5411, info@TheCarouselMuseum.org
CASH IS KING: JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $30. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
JUNE 21, JULY 12
OPEN MIC NIGHT. Held right after the performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” about 10:15 p.m. Open to the public. BYOB. You don’t need to have attended the evening’s performance. All are welcome to sing. Bring sheet music or ask to look through the Playhouse’s selection. Accompanist on hand. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. Free. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.org
SUNDAY, JUNE 22
CENTER STAGE JAZZ BAND. Directed by Rich Santanella. 2 p.m. Performing as part of the annual “Ice Cream Social” on the Green of the Congregational Church of Plainville. Small fee for a make your own ice cream sundae. Bring a lawn chair of blanket. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. Free. PlainvilleWindEnsemble.com
‘MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY.’ 2:30 p.m. Recital of the voice studio of Carol Pytel. Students from Plymouth, Thomaston, Waterbury, Southington. Accompanist is Heather Pytel of Southington. Theater songs, classics, standards, pop music. Donations accepted to benefit the FCC Youth Group Summer Missions Project. All ages. First Congregational Church of Thomaston, 135 Main St., Thomaston.
MONDAY, JUNE 23
CLEARVIEW. Presented by the Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. 7 p.m. Seth Thomas Park, South Main Street, Thomaston. Free. Rain location is ThomastonHigh School auditorium, Route 109, Thomaston. ThomastonFineArts.com, (860) 484-4976.
TUESDAY, JUNE 24
DUALLY NOTED. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by the BristolParks and Recreation. Music from the 1950s and 1960s to later eras through to today. Appeals to all age groups. Ultimate Wireforms, Central Street, Forestville. BristolRec.com, (860) 584-6160.
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY JAZZ LIMITED. 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs, picnics. Barney Library lawn, 71 Main St., Farmington. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org
THURSDAY, JUNE 26
REVEREND HORTON HEAT. 8 p.m. With The Creepshow. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $30. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
SATURDAY, JULY 5
RUSSELL THOMPKINS, JR. AND THE NEW STYLISTICS, STEVE AUGERI (FORMERLY OF JOURNEY). Presented by The Reach Foundation. Part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Muzzy Field. Proceeds benefit children. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Show at 5:30 p.m. Also, carnival rides, games, food, and craft vendors, motorcycle ride, baseball/softball clinics, home run derby. Muzzy Field, Jacobs Street, Bristol. Ticketmaster.com, TheReachFoundation.org, 1-800-745-3000.
KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS. Live with Lauren. 9 p.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.
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.
KARAOKE. 8 to 11 p.m. Music and sound provided by Thunder and Lighting Productions. All ages. Proper ID to buy alcohol. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $5. (860) 306-4584.