* = Things to do with children.

City Center at White Plains Summer Concert Series, off City Place downtown White Plains, N.Y.; Thur. at 6:30 p.m., info. at shopcitycenter.com: Billy Strings and Don Julin, July 16; Third Story, July 23; Warren Malone with Aisha Badru, July 30; KJ Denhert, Aug. 6; Spanglish Fly, Aug. 12; Session Americana, Aug. 20.

Summer Music & More Concert Series: The 5 O’Clocks, July 16; The Bernadettes, July 23; Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas, July 30;  5-6:30 p.m., in the Brubeck Room with free refreshments; Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgeield Rd.; wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Folk Legend Melanie, An Intimate Night of Songs & Stories, Thur., July 16, 7:30 p.m., $40, $35; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St.; thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.

Soja, Thur., July 16, 7 p.m., $22/advance, $30/day of, The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport; tickets through  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Brendan James, with Matt Simons, Thur., July 16, 7:30 p.m.;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Steve Earle and The Dukes, with The Mastersons, Thur., July 16, 8 p.m., tickets $45;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

X, L.A. punk band, Fri., July 17, 8 p.m.; tickets $49.50;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Furuya Sisters and the New Westchester Symphony, Andante of Brahms Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Sat., July 18, 3 p.m., free adm.; Chappaqua Library, 195 South Greeley Ave., Chappaqua, N.Y.; info., furuyasisters.com or call 914-200-3622.

Dustbowl Revival, Sat., July 18, 7:30 p.m.; $22;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Les Paul’s Trio, jazz and blues, Sat., July 18, 8 p.m., $35; at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown; tickets avail. at eventbrite.com; sold at the door if avail.

* Summer Concerts at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Rd., Stamford; adm. $10, children under 12 free; bartlettarboretum.org or 203-322-6971: Bob Scrofani and friends, opera, Sun., July 19, 10 a.m.; Red Molly, Sun., July 19, 5 p.m.; Marissa Olegario, Sun., July 26, 10 a.m.; The Kerry Boys, Sun., July 26, 5 p.m.; Batmyagmar Erdenebat, Mongolian violinist, Sun., Aug. 2, 10 a.m.; Two for the Road, Sun., Aug. 2, 5 p.m.

Cracker, Virginia alternative pop-rock, Sun., July 19, 7:30 p.m., tickets $38;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Sam Bush, “Father of Newgrass,” Sun., July 19, 8 p.m., 8 p.m.,  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Appalachian Songs with Anna & Elizabeth, Tues., July 21, 7:30, $15; workshop July 21, 2-4 p.m., $10; Danbury Music Centre, 258 Main St.; info., danburymusiccentre.org or 203-748-1716.

Chamber Music Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra, Wed., July 22, 7 p.m., at the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., 2nd floor; res. required, 203-862-6750.

Samini, Thur., July 23, 7:30 p.m., $45 gen adm., $150 VIP;   StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Met Opera Live in HD: Verdi’s La Traviata, Fri., July 24, 7 p.m.; tickets $25, $20;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Fri., July 24, 7:30 p.m., $35, StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Sat., July 25, 8 p.m., tickets$60, $55, Gold Circle, $75;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Kansas, with Psycho Merchants, Sun., July 26, 8 p.m., $65;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Dr. Klaw, Wed., July 29, 7:30 p.m., $45;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Dave Wakeling and The English Beat, Wed., July 29, 8 p.m., tickets $40;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Summer Sings! at the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave.; music provided, no sign-up necessary, sugg. min. donation $5, led by Dr. Craig Scott Symons; info., fccog.org or call 203-637-1791: Mozart Requiem, Wed., July 29, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Schubert’s Mass in G Major, Wed., Aug. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Weird Al Yankovic, Thur., July 30, 8 p.m., doors open at 7; tickets $45 to $260; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 877-987-6487.

Music on the Hill Summer Chorus, music of J.S. Bach, with soloists and orchestra, atistic director Ellen Dickinson conducting, Thur., July 30, 8 p.m., tickets $20/adv., $25/door; St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton; res., musiconthehillct.org or 203-529-3133.

The Met Opera Live in HD: The Merry Widow, Fri., July 31, 7 p.m.; taickets $25, $20;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Inspired Songs of New Haven, presented by Musical Intervention, Fri., July 31, 8 p.m., Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Ave., New Haven; free; info., musicalintervention.com.

An Acoustic Evening with Rich Robinson, Wed., Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m., $38;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Donavon Frankenreiter, Wed., Aug. 5, 8 p.m., $38;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

The Met Opera Live in HD: Verdi’s Aida, Fri., Aug. 7, 7 p.m.; taickets $25, $20;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Sheila Raye Charles, Jeff Pitchell, Michael Allman, Charles Neville, and Claudette King, rock ‘n’ roll and soul, Fri., Aug. 7, 8 p.m., all tickets $40; The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St.; thepalacedanbury.com or 203-794-9944.

Boz Scaggs, Sun., Aug. 9, 8 p.m.; tickets $135, $125; Gold Circle Meet & Greet, $175;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Carolyn Wonderland, Tues., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m., $25;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Wed., Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m., tickets $48-$88; The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport; res. through  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Rickie Lee Jones, Wed., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., $47.50;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Charlie Musselwhite, Sat., Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., $55;StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Jefferson Starship & Jazz Is Dead, Thur., Aug. 13, 8 p.m.,  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Festival Cubano featuring Chuchito Valdes Quartet, Sat., Aug. 15, Food & Bev Festival, 5:30 p.m., show, 6:30 p.m.; tickets $35;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Red Wanting Blue, Sat., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., tickets $20; StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Marcia Ball, Sun., Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.; $48;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Galactic featuring Erica Falls, Sun., Aug. 16, 8 p.m.,  $38; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Dana Fuchs,, Wed. Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m., $38;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Popa Chubby, Thur., Aug. 20, 7:30; $32;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Frank Caliendro, with George Kanter, Fri., Aug. 21, 8 p.m., tickets $65;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

The Cast of Beatlemania, Sat., Aug. 22, 8 p.m.; $47.50; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Jamie Lynn Spears, Sun., Aug. 23, 8 p.m.; $35; Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Tues., Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.; $28;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Eric Burdon and The Animals & The Edgar Winter Band, Wed., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., $90;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

John Hiatt & The Combo & Taj Mahal Trio, Sat., Aug. 29, 8 p.m., $35-$85; The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport; res. through  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Bernie Williams & Friends Charity Softball Game & Performance, Sun., July 30, 7:30 p.m.;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.