FRIDAY, AUG. 17
SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol.
FUNKADELIC FEST. 7 to 11 p.m. Red Ball Express, The Recess Bureau, Murderous Chanteuse, and Jen Durking and The Business. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $20 at the door. (860) 229-2072.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22
CRUCIAL MASSIVE. 7 p.m. Reggae music. Rockwell Park, Bristol.