FRIDAY, MAY 2
THE WINERY DOGS. Featuring Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Mr. Big bassist Billy Sheehan, and guitarist/singer Richie Kotzen. Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield.
DIVISI. 7 p.m. CentralConnecticutStateUniversity male a capella group. BristolBaptistChurch, 43 Schoool St., Bristol. No admission, free will offerings accepted. 6 p.m., there will be a turkey dinner for $10 per person, children 5 and under are free. If attending the dinner, call to reserve a space (860) 583-8352.
SATURDAY, MAY 3
2ND ANNUAL BLUEGRASS SEASON KICK OFF. Fund raiser for Susan G. Komen For the Cure. Doors open at noon. 2 p.m., show begins. HydeSchool Auditorium, Route 169, Woodstock.
EASTERN CONNECTICUT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND THE EASTERN CONNECTICUT SYMPHONY CHORUS. 8 p.m. The GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London. GardeArts.com
JJ HAIRSTON AND YOUTHFUL PRAISE. 5 p.m., doors open. 6 p.m., program. South Church, 90 Main St., New Britain. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Pre-show meal included with donation. CTGospel.com, email@example.com
HUNTER HAYES. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com
THOMASTON LADIES CHORAL CLUB. 7:30 p.m. Spring concert, “Sentimental Journey.” Music from the past seven decades in honor of the club’s 70th anniversary. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. LandMarkCommunityTheater.org, (203) 558-6130.
SUNDAY, MAY 4
GUITARIST LOUIS ROMAO. 3 p.m. The Music Series of the Congregational Church of Burlington, Route 4, Burlington. Free but free-will donations accepted. Funded by The Main Street Community Foundation, The James R. Parker Trust, Farmington Bank-FSB Foundation, Inc.
LITTLE BARRIE. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. TheSpaceCT.com
HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Sunday Serenades Series: Whistler and Ives. 2 p.m. Wadsworth Atheneum, 144 Main St., Hartford. $30. $25 for HSO members. HartfordSymphony.org, (860) 244-2999.
BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. ‘”Rhapsody in Blue,” a tribute to George Gershwin. 4 p.m. Conducted by Richard Theriault. Excepts from “Porgy and Bess,” “Cuban Overture,” and Big Band signatures. Also performing vocalists Liz Wilson and Blaise Tramazzo and the Bristol Choral Society Special Group under the direction of Ken Ferris. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Free.
SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE. 3 p.m. FirstLutheranChurch, 232 Bristol St., Southington. Admission is free. Free will donations accepted. Reception follows. (860) 426-9822.
MONDAY, MAY 5
SALIVA. 8 p.m. Bleachers, 300 Middle St., Bristol.
TUESDAY, MAY 6
SEVENDUST. ‘An Evening With Sevendust’ acoustic tour. WebsterTheater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com
IN THE RED. Bristol-based band opening for Sevendust. WebsterTheater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7
THE WAILIN’ JENNYS. 8 p.m. InfinityMusic Hall and Bistro, 20 Greenwoods Rd. W., Norfolk. $35, $50. 1-866-666-6306. InfinityHall.com
KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS. Live with Lauren. 9 p.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.
KARAOKE. Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (18 and up to sing), Fridays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up), Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up). All genres of music, full service bar/ restaurant. Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. (203) 879-4785.
KARAOKE. 8 to 11 p.m. Music and sound provided by Thunder and Lighting Productions. All ages. Proper ID to buy alcohol. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $5. (860) 306-4584.