FRIDAY, JULY 11
SPIRIT SHAKER. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol.
BERNIE WORRELL ORCHESTRA. Strange Brew Pub, 297 West Main St., Norwich.
JAKE OWEN. 7:30 p.m. With Frankie Ballard and the Cadillac Three. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $39.50. Ticketmaster.com. MoheganSun.com.
BROADWAY ROCKS! 7:30 p.m. HartfordSymphonyOrchestraTalcottMountain Music Festival. With guest vocalists Morgan James, Capathia Jenkins, and Rob Even. Performing ArtsCenter at Simsbury, 22 Iron Horse Blvd., Simsbury. $20 to $45. HartfordSymphony.org, (860) 244-2999.
SATURDAY, 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, JULY 13
PICNIC AND POPS. Gates open at 4 p.m. Performance at 6 p.m. Waterbury Symphony Orchestra. Guest artist Rob Zappulla on vocals and trumpet. HollowPark, Woodbury. Rain location, NVCC Fine Arts Center. $15 in advance. $20 at gate. Tent seating $50 (chair provided). Children 18 and under free. WSO Offices, 110 Bank St., Waterbury.
CHARTER OAK BLUEGRASS. 5 p.m. The Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford. FireboxRestaurant.com. (203) 650-3492.
TUESDAY, JULY 15
BRISTOL OLD TYME FIDDLERS. 6:30 p.m. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Advance registration required. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org
ROCKING OUT AT ROCKWELL-SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. 7 p.m. RockwellPark Amphitheatre, Bristol. Bring lawn chairs. Alcohol prohibited. BristolRec.com
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16
CLEARVIEW. Presented by Town of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Terryville Rotary Club. 6 p.m. Baldwin Park, Terryville. Cancelled during inclement weather. No dogs. (860) 584-4718.
THURSDAY, JULY 17
THE BROTHERS COMATOSE. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. 41BridgeStreet.com
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.
Morgan James, the daughter of Bristol Eastern High School instructor Allen Grunerud, performs with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra in ‘Broadway Rocks!’ in Simsbury on Friday night.