Talking Dreads, Oct. 12, 6 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Farfield. Tickets $60. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.

Uncle Kracker, Thurs., Oct. 12, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Former DJ in Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker band, singer-songwriter made solo debut with #1 smash, Follow Me, kicking off run of top 10 multi-format hits like In A Little While, Smile, and Drift Away cover, which set Billboard record. Kicking off night: former guitarist from Matchbox Twenty, Marc Von Em. Ticket $45 at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Daley, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.

Modest Mouse, Fri. and Sat., Oct. 13 and 14, 8 p.m., The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y. Indie rock band formed in Issaquah, Wash. Tickets, $49.50-$70 at thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

WCSU Jazz Combos, Fri., Oct. 13, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $6 www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-jazz-combos-tickets or 203-837-8732.

Connecticut Harvest Jam, Sat., Oct. 14, 1-7 p.m., Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $15 eventelf.com/events/716/tickets/new.

John McCutcheon, Sat., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse, 250 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY. Tickets $25. Info: Call 914-946-1625.

Paul Revere & the Raiders, Sat., Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd.  Continuing Raiders tradition and bringing audiences the hits: Doug Heath, Ron Foos and Danny Krause; rejoining show: Paul Revere’s son, Jamie Revere; plus former Lettermen, Darren Dowler, and drummer, Tommy Scheckel, former member of Buckinghams. Tickets $50 at 203-438-5795, or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

 

The Corvettes, Sat., Oct. 14, 8 p.m., The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. The Corvettes bring fresh new energy to the music of the 1950’s. Tickets $40 at 203-794-9944 or thepalacedanbury.com.

 

Stamford Symphony, Sat., Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Sun., Oct. 15, 3 p.m., Stamford Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov will be performed. The performances will pay tribute to CEO and President Barbara Smith-Sorca who is retiring after 39 years with the Stamford Symphony. Tickets $25 stamfordsymphony.org.

Red Molly, Sat., Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St, Irvington, NY. Red Molly returns with the One For All & All For One tour. Tickets $20 irvingtontheater.com.

Funky Dawgs Brass Band, Sun., Oct. 15, 2 p.m., Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Rd., Westport. Free.

Music on the Hill, The Power of Song concert, Sun, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Unitarian Church in Westport. Diverse program ranging from English madrigals to Sweet Honey In the Rock. Artistic director David H. Connell, conductor. Tickets $20 adv, $25 at door; students free. Info: musiconthehillCT.org.

Takács Quartet, Sun., Oct. 15, 3 p.m., Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y. Founded in Budapest, quartet’s program in Caramoor debut includes works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Brahms. Tickets $30-$85 at caramoor.org. Info: 914-232-5035.

Westchester Philharmonic’s 35th anniversary season, opening concert, Sun., Oct. 15, 3 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y. Principal Conductor Jaime Laredo, violin stars Jennifer Koh, Bella Hristova and latest protégé Jinjoo Cho, and orchestra take on Dvorák’s lyrical violin masterpiece; Mozart’s 35th Symphony and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Post-concert 35th anniversary benefit party. Pre-concert discussion 2 p.m. Free open rehearsal 11 a.m. Single tickets $36-$98 at 914- 251-6200 or artscenter.org. College student/group discounts and subscriptions available also at 914-682-3707. Party tickets $35 at 914-682-3707 or westchesterphil.org.

Let’s Do It Again, Another Light Hearted Look at Romance, Sun., Oct. 15, 3 p.m., Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Rd. The Hot to Trot Trio returns with an amusing and slightly irreverent view on love.  Free admission. Info: 203-261-9160 or www.eastonartscouncil.org.

 

The Acoustic Celebration, fall concert series, 4 p.m., North Hall, St. Stephen’s Church, 351 Main St., Ridgefield. Oct. 15: Pierce Pettis, singer-songwriter from Fort Payne, Ala.; Nov. 5: Tret Fure, folk-rock musician from Mid-west; Nov. 19: Amy Speace, singer-songwriter from Baltimore. Tickets $20 adv at acouticcelebration.org, $25 at door. Doors open 3:30. Info: 203-431-6501.

Rebel Ensemble, Sun., Oct. 15, 4 p.m., Bedford Presbyterian Church, Rt. 22, Bedford, NY. Info: Call 914-734-9537 or rebelbaroque.com.

Three Dog Night, Sun., Oct. 15 at 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Celebrating r more than four decades in music. From 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets. 21 Top 40 hits. Tickets, $87.50 at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Auryn Quartet, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Rd., Storrs. Tickets $32-$36. Info: call 860-486-4226.

Evening with Sérgio Mendes, Tues, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridgefield Rd. Producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Mendes’ hit single, Mas Que Nada, is the first Portuguese language song to ever hit Billboard’s U.S. Pop chart and Mendes’ “signature mix of bossa nova and samba and distinctive pop instrumentation have ultimately come to define Brazilian music.” Three-time Grammy Award winner, with three additional Grammy nominations, he has recorded more than 35 albums. For ticket holders, complimentary wine tasting and art exhibit by Veronica Martins in lobby before show. Tickets $75 at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Digitour presents Brooklyn & Bailey, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $27. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.

Holly Bowling, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $20. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.

Traditional Irish Concert, Thurs., Oct. 19, 7:45 p.m., St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. Free. Info: call 203-257-8737.

Boney James, Oct. 19, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Jazz performance. Tickets $60. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Band Together, Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. The concert will raise money for CLASP Homes of Westport. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Melvin Seals & JGB, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. Tickets $38. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Violinist Cameron Chase in concert, Fri., Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m., Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Lovell Room. Chase, 17, started playing violin when he was 5 with Stratford’s Little Red School of Art & Music. He has played in numerous chamber groups concentrating on classical repertoire. Free and open to public. Info: stratfordlibrary.org, 203-385-4162.

Music for Hope Hurricane Relief Concert, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., Piedmont Club, 152 Hecker Ave., Darien. Tickets $15. Info: call 203-655-7884.

Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $57.50 ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

David Shifrin, Oct. 21, 1:45 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Ave., Southport. Reg. required. Suggested donation $35. Info: [email protected].

Taconic Opera, Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m., Oct. 22, 2 p.m., Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown, NY. To celebrate their 20th season they will perform a new opera buff, In bocca al lupo. Tickets $27 – $59. Info: Call 855-886-7372 or taconicopera.org.

Michael Feinstein in Jorgensen Cabaret, Oct. 21, 8 p.m., Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Rd., Storrs. Tickets $30-$45. Info: call 860-486-4226.

Noam Pikelny Ladybird, Oct. 21, 8 p.m., Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y. Tickets $20-65. Info: caramoor.org.

The Fab Four, Oct. 21, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $55 ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5795.

Taylor Hicks, Sat., Oct. 21, 8 p.m., The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. American Idol winner. Tickets $40 203-794-9944 or thepalacedanbury.com.

Gypsy Funk Squad and belly dancers, Sun., Oct. 22, 1 p.m., Center at 23 Priscilla Place, Trumbull. Mix of classic belly dance songs from Turkey, Armenia, Egypt, the Balkans, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, and other points in Middle East; also revamped rock tunes and original psychedelic surprises – done belly style. Cabaret seating; bring refreshments. Presented by Trumbull Arts Commission. Tickets are $5. Info: 203-452-5065.

Harmonica Chamber Players, Sun., Oct. 22, 3 p.m., Richter Center for the Arts, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. Free admission. Info: richterarts.org.

Sandes & Qian Duo, Silvermine Artists series, Sun., Oct. 22, 4 p.m., 36 Comstock Hill Ave., Norwalk. Info: For tickets call  203-847-8106 or email [email protected].

Lewis Watson, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. Tickets $22. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Guns N’ Roses, Not in This Lifetime Tour, Mon., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. Tickets $59-$250 at 877-522-8499 or xlcenter.com.

Bruce Hornsby, Mon., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. Tickets $85 ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-483-5795.

Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene Tourgether 2017, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. Tickets $48. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Portugal The Man, Tues., Oct. 24, 8 p.m., The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y. American rock band from Wasilla, Alaska. Tickets, $49.50-$70 at thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

ZZ Top, Wed., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y. Oft-referenced in films, cartoons and sitcoms, rock band formed in 1969 in Houston officially designated Heroes of State of Texas. Tickets, $59.50-$140,at thecapitoltheatre.com or 914-937-4126.

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks, Oct. 25, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $75. Info: 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Loudon Wainwright III, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. Tickets $62. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Renaissance, debut performance of Symphonic Journey tour, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Thurs. Oct. 26, 8 p.m.; featuring Renaissance Chamber Orchestra (strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion) debuts 48 years after band’s formation and in its ninth consecutive year of touring since reactivation in 2009. Tickets, $52, at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

Drum Concert with Ray Scalzo of Siddhartha, Fri., Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown. Tickets $10. Info: raygne.com.

Terapin, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St, Fairfield. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Oktoberfest Jazz, Oct. 27, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Ticket $6 eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-jazz-tickets or 203-837-8732.

Martin Sexton Trio, Oct. 27, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Singer-songwriter has released 7 albums over his 25-year career, his latest, Mixtape of the Open Road. Tickets, $65, at box office, 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Jake Shimabukuru, Oct. 27, 8 p.m., Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Rd., Storrs. Ukulele concert. Tickets $32-$40. Info: call 860-486-4226.

Evnin Rising Stars I, Oct. 28, 8 p.m., Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah, N.Y. Tickets $15-35. Info: caramoor.org.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony, 72nd season of concerts with Revolutions and Revelations theme, second concert, Sat., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., The Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Pre-concert talk series at 7. Tickets $15-$59, subscription/family discounts, at 203-576-0263, and theklein.org or 800-424-0160.

Christian McBride’s Remembering Ray Brown, with Benny Green and Lewis Nash, Sat. Oct. 28. 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Ray Brown was a Grammy Award-winning double-bassist who played a leading role in defining modern jazz rhythm. Tickets, $42.50, at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

Rickie Lee Jones, Sat., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St. Danbury. Two-time Grammy winner. Ticket $60 call 203-794-9944 or thepalacedanbury.com.

Vladimiroff Trio, Sun., Oct. 29, 3 p.m., Richter Association for the Arts, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. Free admission. Info: richterarts.org.

Evnin Rising Stars II, Oct. 29, 3 p.m., Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah, NY. Tickets $15-35. Info: caramoor.org.

Treetops Chamber Music Society, Sun., Oct. 29, 4 p.m., Carriage Barn Arts Center, Waveny Park, 681 South Ave., New Canaan. Tickets $35 treetopscms.org or 203-539-0220.

16th Annual Pipescreams Concert, Sun., Oct. 29, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2301 Main St., Stratford. Tickets $15. Info: 203-378-2644.

Guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen, World On Fire Tour 2017, Sun., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Swedish guitarist with new style of guitar playing and composing. Tickets, $47.50, at 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Martha Davis and The Motels, and Bow Wow Wow featuring Annabella, Wed., Nov. 1, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Two iconic 80s bands. Tickets, $50. at box office, 203-438-5795, or  ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses, Fri., Nov. 10, 8 p.m.,The Palace Danbury, 165 Main St. Danbury. Big band swing, jazz and rock n’ roll. Tickets $60 call 203-794-9944 or thepalacedanbury.com.

Victoria Drake, Nov. 12, 2 p.m., Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Rd., Westport. Free.

Prima Trio, Nov. 13, 3 p.m., Visual & Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $25. Info: call 203-748-2177 or visit danburyconcert.org.

Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra, to bring “retro holiday cheer” with Christmas Rocks! Tour to Ridgefield Playhouse Gala, Sun., Nov. 19, 6 p.m., 80 East Ridge Rd. Guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Seltzer, founder/leader of Stray Cats. Tickets $250 gala and show, $185 show only, at box office, 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Hey Nineteen, Steely Dan tribute band, Sat., Nov. 25, 8 p.m., The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. 11-piece band with three horns, three female background vocalists, two guitars, keys, bass, and drums that plays Steely Dan selections from first album through seventh. Tickets $25 and $40 VIP at bijoutheatrect.net.

Orchestra New England’s Colonial Concert XXXVIII, Nov. 25, 8 p.m., United Church on the Green, 720 Temple St., New Haven. Tickets $20-$35. Info: call 203-777-4690 or visit orchestranewengland.org.