* = 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:  KJ Denhert, Aug. 6; Spanglish Fly, Aug. 12; Session Americana, Aug. 20.

Reggae Pop performer Mishka, Thur., Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.,  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Summer Sings with Music on the Hill, Tues. in August, 7-9 p.m.; Wilton Presbyterian Church at WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton; each week a different choral classic; music provided; donations welcome; info., musiconthehillct.org or 203-529-3133.

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.

* Sherman Chamber Ensemble Classical Concert for Children: Ferdinand the Bull, set to original music composed by artistic director Eliot Bailen, Sat., Aug. 8, 2 p.m., Sherman Public Library Barn, 1 Sherman Center, Sherman; res. free tickets by emailing [email protected] or call 860-355-5930.

Singer/songwriter Jesse Terry, Sat., Aug. 8, 7 p.m., Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; yorktownstage.org or 914-962-0606; tickets at jesseterrymusic.com.

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.

CMI (Chamber Music Intensive) Artist Concert Series presented by the Danbury Music Centre, all events free, limited seating; info., [email protected] or call 203-748-1716: Percussionist Simon Boyar, Tues., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m., Two Steps Downtown Grille, 5 Ives St., Danbury; CMI Artists-in Residence playing works by Brahms, Gershwin, Hindemith, Piazzolla, Pistom, Thur., Aug. 13, 7 p.m., Marian Anderson Recital Hall, 256 Main St., Danbury; Violinist Charles Yang, Sat., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., Marian Anderson Recital Hall, 256 Main St., Danbury.

PW Gopal, Christian music performer, Wed., Aug. 12, 7 p.m., tickets $10; Encounter Church, 988 Post Rd., Darien; info., pwgopal.com.

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., Aug. 30, 1 and 7:30 p.m.;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

* Summer Concerts at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Rd., Stamford; adm. $10, children under 12 free; bartlettarboretum.org or 203-322-6971: Batmyagmar Erdenebat, Mongolian violinist, Sun., Aug. 2, 10 a.m.; Two for the Road, Sun., Aug. 2, 5 p.m.; Haley Reardon, Sun., Aug. 9, 5 p.m.; Cookie Thomas, Sun., Aug. 16, 5 p.m.; The Subourbons, Sun., Aug. 23, 5 p.m.; Orrin Star & The Sultans of Swing, Sun., Aug. 30, 5 p.m.

The Cast of Beatlemania, Sat., Aug. 22, at 8 p.m., tickets $47.50;  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: Schubert’s Mass in G Major, Wed., Aug. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

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

Bernie Williams, jazz guitar, Sun., Aug. 30, 8 p.m. (comp. wine and cheese tasting from 209 Cheese & Wine in the lobby, 7-7:45); afternoon Celebrity Softball Game with Bernie and friends in the ballpark adjacent to the theater, starting at 1 p.m.; portion of proceeds benefit Hillside Food Outreach and the Playhouse Arts for Everyone Program; concert tickets $90, $65, $55 (incl. softball game); game only tickets, $20, call or visit the box office at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, Tues., Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.; $28;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.