FRIDAY, NOV. 13
SPIRIT SHAKER. Hungry Tiger, Charter Oak Street, Manchester.
SATURDAY, NOV. 14
THE CHAPARRALS. 7 to 11 p.m. Country and country rock music. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $12. Snacks and set-ups available. BYOB. Singles welcome. (860)585-5411, info@TheCarouselMuseum.org
THE VALLEY CHORDSMEN PRESENT THE 68TH ANNUAL BARBERSHOP HARMONY SHOW, ‘A BARBERSHOP MYSTERY TOUR.’ 7:30 p.m. Rotella Magnet School, 440 Pierpont Ave., Waterbury. (203) 263-5751.
THE WEEKND. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $97.50, $77.50. 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster.com
NORTHEAST BLUES HARMONICA SHOWCASE. 9 p.m. Johnny Hoy, Diane Blue, Barbeque Bob Maglinte, the Kosher Kid, Danny Draher Band. Black-Eyed Sally’s BBQ And Blues, 350 Asylum St., Hartford. $12. Reservations. (860) 278-7427. BlackEyedSallys.com
SUNDAY, NOV. 15
THE PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. 2 p.m. “Legacy of Honor: From Gettysburg to Stockbridge.” In honor of veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces. Sponsored by Central Connecticut State University Veterans Affairs Department. Guests include Cyndi Simms of FoxtCT TV and Mark Channon of WWUH radio. CCSU’s Welte Hall, Ella Grasso Boulevard, New Britain. Free with donations of new unwrapped toys accepted at the door for local Marines Toys for Tots. Parking in adjoining garage is free. PlainvilleWindEnsemble.com.
BIG APPLE-ACHIA. 5 p.m. The Half Door, 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford. (203) 650-3492.
PIANIST RICK DADDARIO. 2 to 3 p.m. Director of the church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville. Performance of hour-long medley of standard favorites from Broadway and film, and contemporary tunes. Free will offering with 100 percent of proceeds to be donated to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation North CentraL CT/ Western MA Chapter and Greater New Haven Chapter. St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 145 Main St., Unionville. Refreshments in the gathering hall after the program.
TUESDAY, NOV. 17
ROSS NOVGRAD QUARTET. 1 p.m. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury.
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
SHINEDOWN AND BREAKING BENJAMIN. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com