FRIDAY, SEPT. 26
FLASHBACK. ‘70s Rock and Roll. Farmington Avenue Restaurant, 960 Farmington Ave., Kensington.
JOHN HAMMOND. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $32, $42, $72. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 27
JAMES MONTGOMERY BLUES BAND. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $15, $25, $55. 41BridgeStreet.com. (860) 693-9762.
WATERBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ 8 p.m. Season opening concert. Naugatuck Valley Community College Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. $20, $30, $50, and $5 (student rush).
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. 1 p.m. Presenter/ accordionist Fred Schwinger will introduce and demonstrate the button accordion. Open mic to follow. Vasi’s Restaurant, 1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury. $5 to CAA members. $10 per person.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 28
MUM FESTIVAL POPS CONCERT. 5 p.m. Featuring the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble with special guests the Bristol Choral Society. Lively marches, patriotic pieces, vocals by Blaise Tramazzo. Selections prepared by the Bristol Choral Society. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Free. Monetary donations accepted. (860) 584-5112. BristolBrassandWind@hotmail.com
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH AND VOLBEAT. Opening acts Hellyeah and Nothing More. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. MoheganSun.com, Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1
VACATIONER. 9:30 p.m. Bar, Crown Street, New Haven.
SATURDAY, OCT. 4
1800. LIVE BAND. 8 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $10 and $15 at the door. Advance tickets available at the Bristol Polish Club bar or brownpapertickets.com.
TUESDAY, OCT. 14
A CAPELLA MUSIC. 7 p.m. The Insurance City Barbershop Chorus, Divisi, all-male, and TGFI (Too Good For Instruments) all female a cappella groups from Central Connecticut State University. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol, next to the Imagine Nation Museum. No admission charge. Free will offering accepted.
FRIDAY, OCT. 17
JAMES CHAPPELL III. From NBC’s show, “The Winner Is.” 7:30 p.m. Gospel concert. With special guest Audra Jones from BET’s “Sunday Best.” The Marriott, 28 Day Hill Rd., Windsor. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Children under 5 free. EventBrite.com. For details, look to Facebook OfficialJamesChappell3, call (860) 640-3114.
SATURDAY, OCT. 18
CHAPARRALS BAND. 7 to 11 p.m. Danceable music including country rock and music from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s. Bring your own beverages and snacks. Set-ups will be provided and a selection of sodas will be available purchase. St. Gregory Parish Bristol, CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $12. Singles invied. Prepaid tables of 8 to 10 can be reserved. (860) 584-0187.
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.
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.