FRIDAY, OCT. 17
SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, Farmington Avenue, Bristol.
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.
MONICA HELDAL. 7 p.m. With The Last Bison. Stage One, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. $25. FairfieldTheatre.org
CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI. 7:30 p.m. Works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Haydn. First Lutheran Church of Reformation, 77 Franklin Square, New Britain. $20. (860) 351-3135.
DEMI LOVATO, CHRISTINA PERRI, MKTO. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com
SATURDAY, OCT. 18
CHAPARRALS. 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 for purchase. St. Gregory Parish Bristol, CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $12. Singles invited. Prepaid tables of 8 to 10 can be reserved. (860) 584-0187.
GOSPEL YOUTH EXPLOSION. 5 p.m. Presented by Tower of Hope Christian Ministries. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. $8 at the door. $5 in advance. (646) 399-6913.
SUNDAY, OCT. 19
CLASSICAL PIANIST MIGUEL CAMPINHO. 3 p.m. A doctoral candidate at the Hartt School of Music, and the accompanist for the Southington Festival Chorale. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville.
JAZZ BRUNCH, DEBORAH WANG TRIO. 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, buffet brunch, and complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa. $35, $25. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. TheWadsworth.org
TUESDAY, OCT. 21
KARKOWSKA SISTERS. 1 p.m. Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org
THURSDAY, OCT. 23
MARC BERGER. 7 p.m. Part of the BPL Coffee House series. American roots artist. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 584-7787. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
RENAISSANCE. 8 p.m. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield.
FRIDAY, OCT. 24
SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, Tariffville Road, Simsbury.
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.