FRIDAY, JAN. 23
SPIRIT SHAKER. The Brickhouse, 80 Market Square, Newington.
ALEC CHAMBERS. Kelly’s Pub, New Haven.
CHRIS YOUNG AND LEE BRICE. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45 and $55. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.
JAMIE KENT. 8 p.m. Barley Vine, 182-184 Main St., Bristol. No cover.
‘BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY.’ The Palace Theatre, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $65, $55, and $45. PalaceTheaterCT.org
SATURDAY, JAN. 24
ASYLUM QUARTET. 3 to 5 p.m. Four saxophones, classical music. Q&A afterwad. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. $5. Tickets available at church office. FirstChurchSouthington.org, (860) 628-6958.
THE CHAPPARALS. 7 to 11 p.m. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups available. Chapparals play country/ contruy rock and 1950s and ‘60s music. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Reservations suggested. (860) 585-5411.
SUNDAY, JAN. 25
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. Featured artist is jazz accordionist Eddie Monteiro along with a surprise opening jazz ensemble. Vasi’s Restaurant, 1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury. $5 per person to CAA members. Non-members, $10 per person. RSVP. Marilyn at (203) 272-1202 by Jan. 23. CTAccordion.com
PARK CITI FUNK BAND. Presented by The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. 2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 135 Main St., Thomaston. Free. ThomastonFineArts.com, (860) 484-4976.
GUITARIST DAVE GIARDINA AND VIOLINIST/ VOCALIST KARINA HERNANDEZ. 2 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Advance registration. Free. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org
THE NUTMEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 3 p.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. $20 for adults, $10 for students. NutmegSymphony.org
FRIDAY, JAN. 30
SPIRIT SHAKER. Red Zone, 54 West Main St., Plainville.
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL BANDS AND CHOIRS. 6 p.m. Part of Sweet Sounds-Music and Desserts Fund raiser to support the band’s and choir’s trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. In Florida, they will perform and compete against bands and choirs from across the country. Marching band has been selected to march down Main Street as part of the performance. There also will be desserts, coffee, and tea. Bristol Eastern High School, 632 King St., Bristol. $5 at the door. firstname.lastname@example.org