FRIDAY, MAY 29
SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury.
LYNYRD SKYNYRD. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45, $65. Foxwoods.com
MAY 29, 30
FRANK SINATRA, JR. 8 p.m. Grand Theatre, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55. Foxwoods.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 30
BBQ CHICKEN DINNER AND HANDBELL CONCERT. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Concert at 7 p.m. by the Shoreline Ringers handbell ensemble. Shoreline Ringers, directed by Jane Nolan, is based out of Ledyard but has members from all around southern New England including the Bristol area. They will bring over five octaves of handbells and choir chimes, as well as percussion instruments. No admission charge for concert. Free will offering accepted. Dinner is $9 and free for children 5 and under. To reserve dinner tickets, call (860) 583-8352.
SUNDAY, MAY 31
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. 1 p.m. “Young Musicians in Concert.” Combination of classical and jazz ensembles as well as solo performances by young accordionists. Vasi’s Restaurant, 1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury. $5 to CAA members. General public, $10. RSVP by May 29. (203) 272-1202. CTAccordion.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
TENDER FIRES, STRANGERS. Plus comedian Will Thomas. 6 to 10 p.m. Fund raiser for Sunrise Foundation for Women. Hot and cold appetizers, soft drinks, raffles, cash bar. Knights of Columbus, 301 New Britain Ave., Unionville. $50 per person. SunriseFoundationforWomen.com; email@example.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 14
MICHAEL PATRICK DOMINICK, ‘AS LONG AS I’M SINGING.’ Benefit concert for Make-A-Wish Connecticut. 3 p.m. Performers include Miss Forestville Jillian Duffy. Infinity Hall Hartford, 32 Front St., Hartford. (215)272=5032, Michael@ct.wish.org, CT.Wish.org
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
THE LOUISE VAN GORDER BRISTOL STRING ORCHESTRA 14TH ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT. 2 p.m. Full orchestra and solo performances. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join this celebration of the spring season. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Donations will support the church that allows the symphony to use the building. Parking on Summer and Center streets. (860) 589-3724.
NOW thru MAY 31
HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Performance of Mahler’s Fourth. Belding Theater at Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $38.50. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org