FRIDAY, AUG. 15
SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Sports Bar, 300 Middle St., Bristol.
AUSTIN MAHONE. With The Vamps and Fifth Harmony. 7 p.m. Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55, $40, and $29.50. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000.
FACULTY PIANO RECITAL, LUIZ DE MOURA CASTRO. Part of the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Music Institute. 7 p.m. TunxisCommunity College, Scott Swamp Road, Farmington. Free.
ROCKSTAR ENERGY UPROAR FESTIVAL. 7 p.m. With Godsmack, Skillet, Pop Evil, These Raven Skies, and Tattered. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $41. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000.
SATURDAY, AUG. 16
INSTITUTE RECITAL. Part of the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Music Institute. 5:15 p.m. Cyril and MethodiusChurch, 63 Popieluszko Ct., Hartford. Free will offering.
DOYLE. Stafford Palace Theatre, Stafford Springs, CT.
ROOMFUL OF BLUES. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $35, $50. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
SUNDAY, AUG. 17
LIQUID SUNDAY. With hosts Khloe Kardashian and Scott Disick. DJ Miss Jade. FoxTower Pool, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $50. Women enjoy a special discounted ticket at $35. Foxwoods.com/LiquidSundays.aspx.
PARADISE FEARS. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. TheSpaceCT.com
MONDAY, AUG. 18
GOLDRUSH. 7 p.m. Presented by Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. Cutting edge acoustic country. Seth Thomas Park, South Main Street, Thomaston. Rain location Thomaston High School auditorium, Route 109, Thomaston. www.ThomastonFineArts.com, (860) 484-4976.
TUESDAY, AUG. 19
VMI OPERA: OPERA SCENES. Part of the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Music Institute. 7 p.m. TunxisCommunity College, Scott Swamp Road, Farmington. Free.
LATANYA FARRELL AND THE BOOKMAN STYLE BAND. 7 p.m. Part of the Rockin’ Out at Rockwell-Summer Concert Series. Amphitheater, RockwellPark, Bristol.
THURSDAY, AUG. 21
MARK HUMMEL WITH ANSON FUNDERBURGH AND CHARLIE BATY AS THE GOLDEN STATE LONESTAR REVUE. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $35. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
CAPTURE THE CROWN. WebsterTheater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com
FRIDAY, AUG. 22
SIXTH ANNUAL ‘WISH YOU WERE HERE’ PASTA DINNER. Fund raiser for the AJR Nocera Memorial Fund. Doors open at 7 p.m. An all-star band performing Pink Floyd’s sixth album “Meddle.” Featuring drummer Andy Chatfield, bassist Mark Crino, and saxophonist Eric Della Vecchia of Stanley Maxwell, Jeff Howard (the founding guitarist from the band The McLovins), Matt Splain (the guitarist from the band Dirty Sanchez), keyboard player Glen Nelson (of Spaghetti Cake and High Adventure), and lead vocalist Lee-Ann Lovelace (of The Royal Din). Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St., Southington. $25 for dinner and music, $10 for music only, admission after 9 p.m. Tickets can be bought by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, (860)550-4658, (860) 966-3095. StanleyMaxwell.com/pinkfloyd.
OUTDOOR BLOCK PARTY. 7 p.m., Maxx Explosion. 10 p.m., Spirit Shaker. Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester.
SATURDAY, NOV. 8
ROGER HODGSON. Former singer of Supertramp. Breakfast in America North America tour. Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield. RogerHodgson.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.