* = Activities for children.

Simon Kirke of Bad Company and Free, Thur., March 30,  7:30 p.m., $38; StageOne, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Joshua Radin, with Jillette Johnson, Thur., March 30, 7:30 p.m., $38; The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The Zombies, Thur., March 30, 8 p.m., tickets $75 (Meet and Greet package upgrades $100); Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Paul Nelson Band, March 31, The Acoustic, Bridgeport.

Dana Fuchs Band, Fri., March 31, 7:30 p.m., $38, StageOne, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

The McCartney Years, Paul McCartney Tribute Experience, Fri., March 31, 8 p.m., tickets $45 (VIP Party Pass avail. for $25); Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury, presented by West. Conn. State U., Fri., March 31, 8 p.m., free, sugg. donation $5; Colonial Corner in the Student Center in the Midtown Campus, 181 White St., Danbury; info., 203-837-9700.

Deep Banana Blackout, Fri., March 31, 8 p.m., tickets $25-$50; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Chanticleer, songs of love, Sat. April 1 at 8 p.m. Christ and Holy Trinity Church, Myrtle Ave. and Church Lane, Westport. $45. chtwestport.org/tickets; 203-227-0827.

Connecticut Recorder Society of Fairfield County Playing Session, April 1. 10 a.m., Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield. recordersociety-connecticut.org.

HMS Pinafore, together with The Magic Knight, from Troupers Light Opera Company, April 1, 2, 8 and 9; Wall Street Theater, Norwalk. Showtimes 7:30 for Saturdays, April 1 and 8, 2:30 for Sundays April 2 and 9. ticketfly.com/event/1441262-gilbert-sullivans-hms-norwalk.

Jazz and Poetry, Old as New, with Jim Clark, saxophone, and Laurel Peterson, Norwalk Poet Laureate, Sun., April 2, 2:30 p.m., Main Auditorium, 1 Belden Ave.; info., 203-899-2780 x15133.

The Connecticut Master Chorale presents its annual Spring Concert Sun., April 2, 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury. $20 advance, $25 door. 203-743-0473; cmchorale.org.

Pro Arte Singers, Sun. April 2, 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, 178 Oenoke Ridge Rd. $35, $30 for seniors. 203-442-4225.

Pianist Raj Bhimani, West Center Congregational Church, 101 Pondfield Road West, Bronxville, Sun. April 2, 2 p.m. Free with $10 suggested donation.914-337-3829.

Judy Collins, Sun. April 2, 3 p.m. Palace Theatre, 165 Main Street, Danbury. 203-794-9944.

The Brown-Urioste-Caneliakis Trio, Danbury Concert Association, Sun. April 2, 3 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Visual and Performing Arts Center, West. Conn. State U. Westside, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; $20. danburyconcert.org.; 203-748-2177.

Jason Vieaux, Sun., April 2, 3 p.m., tickets $30 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students; Westport Arts Center; westportartscenter.org; 203-222-7070.

Connecticut Music Chorale Spring Concert, Sun. April 2, 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury. $20 in advance, $25 at the door; ticket purchased via cmchorale.org; 203-743-0473.

Mike Casey Trio, Richter Association for the Arts, Sun., April 2, 3 p.m., Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. Free will donation.

Argus Quartet, 2016-17 Ernest Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence, Sun., April 2, 3 p.m., Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y., tickets $15, $35, free for students 18/under, at caramoor.org or box office: 914-232-1252 or [email protected]

Broadway’s Lea Salonga in concert, Sun., April 2, 8 p.m.; tickets $70; The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

WCSU Piano Studio Recital, Wed., April 5, 8 p.m., Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, eventbrite.com.

Jon Cleary,Bonnie Raitt’s pianist, Thur., April 6, 8 p.m., tickets $37.50; The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Dale & Ray, Thur., April 6, 7:30 p.m., $48, StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra, works by Mozart, Schumann and Haydn, Thur., April 6, 7:30 p.m., Woolsey Hall, 500 College St., New Haven; tickets $15-$74; res., 203-865-0831 x20 or newhavensymphony.org.

Westport Arts Center Chamber and Jazz Music Series, 51 Riverside Ave.; tickets avail. at westportartscenter.org or 203-222-7070: Chamber —  Jason Vieaux, Sun., April 7, 3 p.m., Westport Arts Center.

Jeff LeBlanc & Liz Longley, Fri., April 7, 7:30; $25; StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Ari Hest, Sat., April 8, 7:30; $25; StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Top of Our 40 concert, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Ridgefield Chorale, Sat., April 8, 7 p.m., Anne S. Richardson Auditorium of Ridgefield High School, 700 N. Salem Rd., tickets $15-$20, online at ridgefieldchorale.org or available at Ridgefield Music, chorale members or at door.

The 70th Anniversary Gala Concert will celebrate the music and memories of the Fairfield University Glee Club, Sat., April 8, 8.p.m., Quick Center for the Arts, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, tickets $6-$10, online at quickcenter.fairfield.edu or box office: 203-254-4010 or 1-877-ARTS-396.

Hooteroll? + Plus: Exploring works of Jerry Garcia & Howard Wales + Others, Fri., April 7, 8 p.m., tickets $29.50-$147.50; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.;  thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Bolivian guitarist Marcos Puna, presented by the New England Guitar Society, Sat., April 8, 8 p.m.; tickets $20; Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. South; milfordarts.org or 203-878-6647.

Jazz in the Music Room at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y: Alphonso Horne presents Gotham Kings featuring Riley Mulherkar, Sat., April 8, 8 p.m., tickets $15-$65, at caramoor.org or box office: 914-232-1252 or [email protected]

Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert, with the Yale Jazz Ensemble and Reunion Jazz Ensemble, Sun., April 9, 2 p.m., free adm.; Yale Law School Levinson Auditorium, 127 Wall St., New Haven; yale.edu/yaleband or 203-432-4111.

Stamford Symphony, Northern Lights, Sat., April 8, at 8 and Sun., April 9, at 3; Sibelius’s Finlandia, Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor with pianist Conrad Tao, and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major; tickets start at $25, kids under 18 free on Sunday; Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; res., stamfordsymphony.org or 203-325-4466.

Lotus, Sat., April 8, 8 p.m., $25-$80; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Ethan Bortnick, Sat., April 8, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $50

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Sun. April 9, 3 p.m., Purchase College Performing Arts Center, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, NY. $40-$97. 914-682-3707 ext. 10; westchesterphil.org.

WCSU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Fernando Jiminez, Sun., April 9, 3 p.m., Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; tickets, eventbrite.com or 203-837-8732.

After the Band, classic rock cover band, Sun., April 9, 3 p.m., Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury; by donation, reception follows; info., danbury.org/richter or call 203-730-8479.

Whim ‘n’ Rhythm, Yale seniors-only women’s a cappella group, Sun., April 9, 3:30 p.m., Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave.; free, doors open at 3; greenwichlibrary.org or 203-622-7917.

Treetops Chamber Music Society presents Musicians from Ravinia at the Carriage Barns Arts Center, Waveny Park, 681 South Ave. New Canaan, Sun., April 9, 4 p.m., tickets $45 adults, $20 students, $5 ages 5-15, online at treetopscms.org or box office: 203-539-0220. Selections by Gideon Klein, Beethoven, Stravinsky and Faure.

Wilton Candlelight Concert, with David Shifrin, clarinet, William Purvis, horn, Frank Morelli, bassoon, and Steven Taylor, oboe, all members of the Yale Music Faculty, Sun., April 9, 4 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd./Rte. 33; info., wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org or 203-762-3950.

Kawehi, Sun., April 9, 7:30 p.m., $18; StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Dopapod, Sun., April 9, 7:30 p.m.; $22; The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

*Project Music and King School present “El Sistema: Building and Connecting Communities through Music,” a concert featuring guest students from the Baltimore Symphony OrchKids, Intake, the Charter Oak Cultural Center, Bravo Waterbury! and the Funky Dawgz Brass Band on Wed., April 12, 7 p.m., at King School Performing Arts Center, 1450 Newfield Ave., Stamford, free admission, no registration necessary.

The Motet: Presented by Jambase with West End Blend, Wed. April 12, 8 p.m.; $25; The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036.

Family Reentry benefit concert featuring Blue Coupe, Thurs., April 13, 7:30 p.m., The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $100. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Aztec Two-Step, Thurs., April 13, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $38. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Ricky Nelson Remembered Starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, April 13, 8 p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $65.

Live @ the Mac presents Emily Haviland Baker, fiddler, singer, songwriter, Fri., April 14, doors open 7:30 p.m., show at 8, $15, $10 MAC members, $5 with valid student ID. Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave South; info., milfordarts.org or 203-878-6647.

Adam Erza Group, Fri., April 14, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $22. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Livingston Taylor, Sat., April 15, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $48. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Western Connecticut State University Singers and Concert Choir performance Tues., April 18, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury, tickets via eventbrite.com or 203-837-8732,

Squirrel Nut Zippers and Ozomatli United Together Tour, Wed., April 19, 8 p.m., tickets $65, $57; VIP upgrade $99; The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Concertina and button accordion player Loretta Egan Murphy will join the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann traditional Irish music session Thurs., April 20, at 7:45 p.m., St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford; free adm. Musicians, dancers, singers and guests welcome. BYOB.

22nd annual WCSU Jazz Festival: Thurs., April 20, big band music by WCSU Jazz Ensemble, faculty and Berkshire Jazz Orchestra; Fri., April 21, WCSU Jazz Orchestra with Grammy nominee Stefon Harris and Sat., April 22, Aggregate Prime; all at 7 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury, tickets via eventbrite.com or 203-837-8732.

Jonathan Edwards, Thurs., April 20, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $38. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Parachute with Kris Allen, Thurs., April 20, 8 p.m., The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $25. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Del and Dawg Del McCoury and David Grisman, Fri., April 21, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $85.

Taconic Opera, in 19th season, to host annual chamber concert, Concert in A: Works by Mozart and Holst, Sat., April 22, 4 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, N.Y., 605 Millwood Rd.; tickets $27, $20 seniors, $15 students at door or online at taconicopera.org or 855-886-7372 (toll free).

Mozart Rules, Orchestra New England, Sat., April 22, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT. Tickets $35 premium seating, $20 general admission, $5 student tickets at orchestranewengland.org; 203-777-4690.

Porter Nickerson with Willie Porter & Carmen Nickelson, Sat., April 22, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $25. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers, Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $45.

Explosions in the Sky, Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., $35-$50; The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Violinists Pamela Frank and Christian Tetzlaff in concert Sun., April 23, 3 p.m., tickets $10-$55, at caramoor.org or box office: 914-232-1252 or [email protected].

WCSU Orchestra concert, Sun., April 23, 3 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury, tickets via eventbrite.com or 203-837-8732.

Along a Desert Highway, musical works inspired by the grandeur, drama, mystery and danger of the American West (David Amram: Native American Portraits, Mason Bates: Red River, David Biedenbender: Red Vesper); 3 p.m., at historic Merestead estate, Copland House, 455 Byram Lake Rd., Mount Kisco, N.Y., tickets $25 at newmusicworld.org or 914-788-4659, email: [email protected]

Outlaw country singer/songwriter Kinky Friedman in The Resurrected Tour concert Sun., April 23, 7 p.m., Darryl’s House Club, 130 NY-22, Pawling, N.Y., tickets $25-$35 at ticketweb.com; info: darylshouseclub.com or 845-289-0185.

Coco Montoya, Sun., April 23, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $32. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

An Intimate Solo/Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cole, Sun., April 23, 8 p.m., The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $22. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

The Mind and Music of Beethoven, lecture and concert by Richard Kogan, M.D., Tues., April 25, 7 p.m., Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y; tickets $25, at caramoor.org or box office: 914-232-1252 or [email protected]

Buddy Guy, April 25, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $110/$95.

Footsteps of Peace, a 66-piece band, Fri., April 28, 7:30 p.m., The Klein, Bridgeport. $15-$20.

Penny & Sparrow, Fri., April 28, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $22. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

Average White Band, Fri., April 28, 8 p.m., The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. $40, $55 reserved. fairfieldtheatre.org, 203-259-1036.

 

Beatles tribute: The Penny Lane Band benefit concert, Sat., April 29, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke, Trumbull, tickets $15 adults, $10 seniors and teens, $5 children under 12, via 203-878-7508 or at door. Benefit in support of food pantries/ministries. Food donations accepted and appreciated.

Stamford Symphony’s World Stage Recitals II: Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan, cello/piano duo recital, Sat., April 29, 8 p.m., Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; tickets start at $25, reservations: stamfordsymphony.org or 203-325-4466.

WCSU Percussion Ensemble concert, Sun., April 30, 1 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury, tickets via eventbrite.com or 203-837-8732.

Reliving the music of the Everly Brothers with the Zmed Brothers, May 5, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $35.

Mary Bridget Davies, May 6, The Palace, Danbury. 203-794-9944.

*House at Pooh Corner, May 6, 2 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $15.

Paul Shaffer and the World’s Most Dangerous Band, May 6, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $85.

The Tenors, May 9, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $60.

Robben Ford, May 10, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $38.

Christopher Cross, May 12, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $65.

Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles, May 14, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $55.

The Met Opera Encore in HD, Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, May 16, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $25.

Under the Streetlight, featuring former cast members of Jersey Boys, May 17, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $49.50

Paul Anka, May 18, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $150.

The Mersey Beatles playing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and more. May 19, The Palace in Danbury, 203-794-9944, thepalacedanbury.com.

Satisfaction, the International Rolling Stones Tribute Show, May 19, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $35

Ben Vereen, May 21, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $75.

American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, May 26, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $37.50.

Pink Martini, May 31, The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795. $67.50.