FRIDAY, DEC. 4
STRAIGHT NO CHASER. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $30. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.
HOT TUNA. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5
THE SLAMBOVIAN CIRCUS OF DREAMS. The Kate, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook. $29. (877)503-1286. KatherineHepburnTheater.org
SUNDAY, DEC. 6
CELTIC WOMAN’S CHRISTMAS THEMED CONCERT. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.
CHASING BLUE. 5 to 8 p.m. The Half Door, 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford. (860) 232-7827. TheHalfdoorHTF.com.
NEW BRITAIN SYMPHONY’S BRASS AND ORGAN CONCERT. 3 p.m. St. Mark’s Church, 147 West Main St., New Britain. Free and open to the public. Free will offering to benefit St. Mark’s Food Pantry, NBSO Mini Concert Series. NewBritainSymphony.org, (860) 826-6344.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9
THE WIZARDS OF WINTER. 8 p.m. Ridgefield Playhouse, 76 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. $45. RidgefieldPlayhouse.org
SURVIVOR’S SWING BAND. 11 a.m. Seven-piece jazz ensemble based in Connecticut. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381 ext. 130. informationDesk@mattatuckmuseum.org.
THURSDAY, DEC. 10
DUSTIN LYNCH. The Dome at Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford.
SUNDAY, DEC. 13
BRISTOL CHORALE WITH THE BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. “Winter Sleigh Ride.” 4 p.m. Songs reflecting the festive and heartwarming time of year. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $12. Available online, Michael’s Jewelers, Simply Hair, Fiddlin’ Around Music, or members.
SUNDAY, DEC. 20
CHRISTMAS CANTATA. 10:45 a.m. “A Star to Follow.” Presented by combined choir from Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church and St. Joseph Church. “A Star to Follow” written by Carlton Buck and Douglas Wagner. Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church, 43 School St., Bristol. Cantata also will be presented at St. Joseph Church at 10:30 p.m. Christmas Eve as prelude to 11 p.m. mass.
NOW thru DEC. 5
HARTFORD SYMPHONY’S JOYFUL VOICES WITH THE HARTFORD CHORALE. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. With guest baritone Matthew Worth and guest soprano Melody Moore. Higdon’s “blue cathedral,” Faire’s Requiem, and excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $35, $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900, HartfordSymphony.org