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.

Fall Festival of Music, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 103 Main St., Ridgefield. Info: call 203-438-8077.

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.

*(Not) Just for Kids – Orchestra Music Families, Sat., Oct. 28, 3 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (Not) Just For Kids program is a lively, fun and interactive program designed to be educational as well as entertaining. Members of the orchestra demonstrate their instruments, play for the children, and answer questions in hour long presentations. Series schedule on Saturdays: Dec. 9, Celebrate with Horns! – Brass. Feb. 3, 2018, Sounds from the Heart – Strings. March 10, 2018, Tap! Bang! Boom! – Percussion. May 12, 2018, Soft and Sweet – Winds. Free. Reg. online. Info: call 203-762-6336.

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

Hot & Cool Jazz: The Paquito D’Rivera Ensemble, Sat., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Suggested donation $10. Reg. online. Info: call 203-762-6334.

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.

*Petite Concert, Oct. 31, 10 a.m., Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Informal and interactive concerts for newborns to preschool aged children. Info: call 203-622-7900.

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.

Kenny G, Nov. 2, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $110. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Violinist Igor Pikayzen, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport. Tickets $40-60. Info: call 203-222-7070.

Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Lyrics Coffeehouse, Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Rd., Redding. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door. Info: call 203-938-2551 or visit townofreddingct.org.

Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury, Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Colonial Corner, 181 White St., Danbury. Suggested donation $5. Info: call 203-837-9700.

The Edwards Twins, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Masuk High School, 1014 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. Tickets $30 in advance, 40 at door. Info: call 203-459-0089.

CT Rocks benefit concert, Nov. 4, 7:45 p.m., Stage One, Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Proceeds will be used for music education. Tickets $42. Info: fairfieldtheater.org.

Vanessa Williams, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $75-$125. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Norwalk Symphony, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk. Tickets $10-$50. Info: norwalksymphony.org.

Stamford Symphony Weekend, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., Nov. 5, 3 p.m., Stamford Symphony, Stamford’s Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $25. Info: stamfordsymphony.org.

Bria Skonberg, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, NY. Presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. Tickets $35-$75. Info: caramoor.org.

WCSU Jazz Combos, Nov. 5, 3 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets: $6 Info: call 203-837-8732.

Verona Quartet, Nov. 5, 3 p.m., Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, NY. Tickets $15-$35. Info: caramoor.org.

From RACH to POP, Classical Tunes that Topped the Charts, Nov. 5, 3 p.m., Fairfield Grace Methodist Church, 1089 Fairfield Woods Rd., Fairfield. Free, donations accepted for scholarship fund. Info: call 203-261-9160.

The Sanctuary Series, 5th season opening concert, Sun., Nov. 5, 4 p.m., South Salem Presbyterian Church, 111 Spring St., South Salem, NY. Featuring German pianist Ulrich Murtfeld presented in conjunction with The German Forum. Parking free. Tickets $35 general adm and $50 preferred seating; sponsors $250 (four preferred seats) and patrons $150 (two preferred seats). Info: theSanctuarySeries.org, 914-763-5402 or email [email protected]

Connecticut’s Own Concert: The Madera Winds, Nov. 5, 4 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Reg. online. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.

Balint Karosi, Nov. 5, 4:15 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 954 Lake Ave., Greenwich. Tickets $30. Info: stbarnabasgreenwich.org.

United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, Nov. 7, 7 p.m., Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Through world-class musical presentations and ceremonies, The U.S. Air Force Band helps create bonds between the United States and the worldwide community. Free. Info: call 203-325-4466.

Citizen Cope, Nov. 7, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $63.50, note $1 from each ticket will be donated to charity. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Piano Studio Recital, Nov. 7, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $6. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events.  

Big Church Night Out Tour, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., Feldman Arena, O’Neill Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $25-$100. Info: wcsu.edu/tickets.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Woolsey Hall, 500 College St., New Haven. Performing Beethoven’s Ninth. Tickets: $15-$74. Info: newhavensymphony.org.

Carbon Leaf, Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. They will be performing a collection of new songs inspired by acoustic & electric guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bass, drums, cello, banjo, penny whistle, pedal steel, accordion and rich vocal harmonies.  Tickets $37.50. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit 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.

Groovin’ in New Fairfield: Steve James, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 Route 37, New Fairfield. Tickets $10.

Dana’s Angels Research Trust Gala Benefit and Concert, Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m., The Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Hunter Hayes will perform as part of the gala. Tickets $40 for the concert, $350 concert and gala. Info: call 203-325-4466 or visit palacestamford.org.

The Sixties Show, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. The band features former band members of Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, James Brown, Ray and Dave Davies of The Kinks and current members of The Smithereens. Tickets $35. Info: call or 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

International Guest Guitarist series: Andrew Leonard, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Milford Arts Center, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Tickets $15 members, $20 non-members. Info:milfordarts.org.

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

Friends Cole Concert Series: Wonderful Winds, Nov. 12, 4 p.m., Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Info: call 203-622-7938.

America, Nov. 12, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Grammy Award-winning, America will perform with Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. Tickets $90. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

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.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Nov. 16, 6 p.m., Hyatt Regency, 1800 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich. The concert will benefit the Inner-City Foundation. Tickets $500 – $2,500. Info: innercityfoundation.org.

Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack, Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Tickets $20 non-members, $15 members. Info: milfordarts.org.

Music on the Hill: Autumn Leaves, Fri, Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at door. Info: musiconthehillct.org.

Wendy Tisch Memorial Concert, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Piano duo Anderson & Roe to perform. Tickets $35. Info: www.arnov18.eventbrite.com.

Darlene Love, Nov. 18, 8 p.m., the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. As one of the biggest voices of the 60s, Darlene Love lent her pipes to everyone from Dionne Warwick to The Beach Boys and featured on some of the decade’s most unforgettable songs. Tickets $60. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Ridgefield Folk with Ernest Troost, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: call 203-438-2282.

WCSU Wind Ensemble, Nov. 19, 4 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $6. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events.

Holiday Gala with Brian Setzer Orchestra, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Grammy winner Brian Setzer will perform with a 19 piece orchestra. Tickets $185 for show, $250 show and gala. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

David Crosby & Friends, Nov. 20, 8 p.m., the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $ 125. Info: call 203-438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

WCSU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, Nov. 21, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $6. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events.

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.

Concert of Mufick, 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.

Candlelight Concert at the Wilton Congregational Church, Nov. 26, 4 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Info: wiltoncandlelightconcerts;org.

WCSU Orchestra, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Tickets $6. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events.

Pro Arte Singers, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, 178 Oenoke Ridge Rd., New Canaan. They will sing their last concert with founder and Artistic Director Arthur Sjogren. Tickets $30-$35. Info: call 203-442-4225 or visit proartesingers.org.