Fiddle and Song in the Irish and American Tradition, March 1, 7:30 p.m., St. Gabriel Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. Brenda Castles and Liz Hanley will perform a concert for the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann chapter. Tickets $15. Info: call 203-876-9973.
Jonathan Richman, March 1, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Richman’s acoustic guitar and Tommy Larkins’ drumming continue to be a fine match, reinforcing the musicality in one another. Tickets $25 Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Chaminade Quartet concert, March 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Norwalk Public Library, main reading area, 1 Belden Ave., Norwalk. Part of free Norwalk Arts District First Friday series. Info: norwalkartsdistrict.com.
NRBQ, March 2, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. NRBQ’s music casually mixes up barrelhouse R&B, British Invasion pop, fourth-gear rockabilly, exploratory free jazz, and dozens of other flavors. Tickets $38. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Calidore String Quartet, March 2, 7:30 p.m., Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport. They will perform a program including Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major, K. 138, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117, Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. 1 and Caroline Shaw’s First Essay, ‘Nimrod.’ Tickets $40 for members, $50 non-members. Info: westportartscenter.org.
Trevor Hall, March 2, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Join Trevor Hall for a special Night in the Village where he will share songs, the stories behind them, as well as rare images and footage from his journeys to India, Nepal, and beyond. Tickets $28 – $32. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Ann Hampton Callaway, March 2, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $45. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Ars Longa de la Habana, March 3, 5 p.m., Christ & Holy Trinity Church, 75 Church Ln., Westport. They will be performing songs and motets by Cuba’s first Baroque composer, Esteban Salas, and other pieces by Baroque composers working in the broader Hispanic world, including Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, and Spain. Tickets are $10-$45. Info: chtwestport.org/tickets.
Dylan Connor, March 3, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. He’s an activist, coffee house enthusiast, prominent local figure, and the first and only American artist to sing in protest of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Tickets $15 – $20. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Devin Bing, March 3, 8 p.m., Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. He combines the swagger of a bygone era with his own charismatic brand of urban jazz. Tickets $30. Info: milfordarts.org.
Greater Bridgeport Symphony: Vive la France, March 3, 8 p.m., the Klein, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Eric Jacobsen will lead GBS in this musical tour of 19th-century France. Tickets $15-$59. Info: GBS.org.
Wendy Kerner and Teresa Mango, March 4, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church Auditorium, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Tickets $25. Info: fccog.org.
Hot & Cool: Jazz, March 4, 4 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Grammy Award-nominated pianist Fred Hersch will perform. Suggested donation $10. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.
Saints and Sinners concert, March 4, 3 p.m., Merestead estate, 455 Byram Lake Road, Mount Kisco, N.Y. William Albright: The Seven Deadly Sins; songs by Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Hall Johnson, Hale Smith, Virgil Thomson, and others. Tickets $25, $20, Friends of Copland House, $10 students. Info: Copland House at 914-788-4659. [email protected], or coplandhouse.org.
Choral Evensong by Candlelight, March 4, 4:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 71 River St., Milford. A contemplative evening of Anglican cathedral music directed by Frederick Backhaus. Free. Info: stpetersmilford.org.
O-Town, March 4, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. The late 90’s boy band will perform with Kicking Sunrise. Tickets $28. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Music for Youth Young Persons’ Concert Finale, March 10, 2 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. The concert will will feature the Primakov/Lavrova piano duo. Free. Info: musicforyouth.net.
Fairfield County Chorale concert, in celebration of one of Fairfield’s most renown residents, Leonard Bernstein, on his 100th birthday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave. Chichester Psalms and “Make our garden grow” from Bernstein’s 1956 operetta, Candide. Dvořák’s Te Deum and Bruckner’s Psalm 150. Tickets $30 adv, $35 at door and $5 for students. Info: 203-858-3714 or fairfieldcountychorale.org.
Haven String Quartet concert, Pushing Boundaries: Women Who Compose, works by women in celebration of International Women’s Day, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford Tpke, Hamden. Reception with musicians follows. Tickets $25, $10 students. Info: havenstringquartet.com.
Blues Legend James Montgomery, March 10, 8 p.m., Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Whether it’s recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of thirty years, Montgomery plays with authority. Tickets $25-$40. Info: bijoutheatrect.ticketfly.com.
Dave Mason, March 10, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. He will perform his most beloved songs like All Along The Watchtower, Only You Know and I Know, Every Woman, We Just Disagree and the rock anthem Feelin’ Alright. Tickets $65 – $200. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Armenian guitarist Gohar Vardanyan, New England Guitar Society series, March 10, 8 p.m., Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford. Tickets $20, $18 seniors, free for 15/younger. Info: milfordarts.org or 203-878-6647.
Met Opera in HD, Rossini’s Semiramide, March 11, 12 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Tickets $25, members & seniors $20, students $15, free for 18/under. Info: 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Jim Clark Quartet concert, featuring vocalist Nicole Pasternak, March 11, 3 p.m., Norwalk Public Library’s main auditorium, 1 Belden Ave. Info: norwalkpubliclibrary.org.
Ron Petrides Jazz Quartet, March 11, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church Auditorium, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Tickets $25. Info: fccog.org.
Wilton Candlelight Concert, March 11, 4 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wilton Library. Info: wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.
Fairfield County Children’s Choir, March 13, 7 p.m., Greenfield Hill Church 1045 Academy Rd., Fairfield. Info: SingFCCC.org
Five for Fighting, March 13, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. He will perform hits like Superman (It’s Not Easy) and the sentimental smash hit, 100 Years. Tickets $54.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Dixie Dregs, March 14, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $55 – $75. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, March 15, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Hear some of the 80’s biggest anthems We Built This City, Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now and Sara. Tickets $67. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Melissa Newman Trio, March 16, 7:30 p.m., Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan. A sculptor as well as a singer, Newman works in ceramic and porcelain, and her work has been exhibited at many venues including the Silvermine Galleries. Benefitting Art Partners Outreach Education Program, in Silvermine’s Sara Victoria Hall, beginning with reception at 7. Tickets $50. Info: 203- 966-9700, x 2 or silvermineart.org/events/performances.php.
Stamford Symphony: Haydn, Mendelssohn & Schumann, March 17-18, Stamford Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $25. Info: stamfordsymphony.org.
After the Rush, March 17, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. After the Rush will be joined by Paul Nelson. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Angelo Xiang Yu for Mozart: A Magnificent Evening, March 17, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Come see brilliance in action as Yu and the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra perform an all-Mozart program: Overture to Don Giovanni, Divertimento No. 1, Concerto for Violin No. 4, and Symphony No. 41. Tickets $10 – $60. Info: ridgefieldsymphony.org.
Music on the Hill with harpist Wendy Kerner, March 18, 3 p.m., WEPCO Parish Hall, 48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton. The Festival Chorus performs with harp and bells. Free, a gift to the community. Info: musiconthehillCT.org or 203-529-3133.
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra’s Music for All Ages Concert, March 18, 3 p.m., Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave. Winner of 6th annual Young Artists Concerto Competition, Weston resident Mark Xu, 17, to perform first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Concerto in D Minor for Violin. Norwalk Youth Symphony to play with NSO professionals. Concert opens with Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with James Naughton narrating. Info: norwalksymphony.org. or 203-956-6771.
Matador! Soul Sounds, March 18, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Straight up authentic funk from a very promising new troupe. Tickets $25 – $28. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Opera star Joyce DiDonato concert, March 20, 7:30 p.m., UConn’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Rd., Storrs. Mezzo-soprano is two-time Grammy winner. Works by Rossini, Massenet, Ravel and others. Doors open at 7. Tickets $35, $40, $45. Free master class, open to public, March 21, 11 a.m. Info: jorgensen.uconn.edu, or 860-486-4226.
The English Beat, March 21, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Performing their hits I Confess and Save It for Later. Tickets $45. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Mark Farner, March 22, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield.The rock patriot’s passion and open heart come through in epic hits that defined a generation. Tickets $55. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet, March, 23, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $37.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Meadows Brothers, March 23, 8-10 p.m., Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford. [email protected] concert series presents roots music band with “gut-bucket, dirtroad, twangy spirit.” Tickets $20. Info: milfordarts.org or 203-878-6647.
In Concert: Violinist Igor Pikaysen, March 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning violin virtuoso Igor Pikaysen will perform. Register online. Free. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.
Antigone Rising, March 24, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. An all-female country-rock outfit from New York, Antigone Rising has a bit more grit and attitude in their alt-country and Americana than their peers. They will perform with Tim Warren. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Jay and The Americans, March 24, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Show, March 24, 8 p.m., Stamford Palace, 61 Atlantic Ave., Stamford. Kashmir possesses the live stage show, sound, and likeness to bring audiences and fans back to the days when the mighty Led Zeppelin ruled the musical landscape. Tickets $25 – $50. Info: stamfordpalace.org.
Heath Quartet, March 25, 4 p.m., Carriage Barn Arts Center, 681 South Ave., New Canaan. Tickets $35. Info: treetopscms.org.
The Musical Box: Selling England by the Pound, March 25, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Genesis tribute band. Tickets $60. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Wild Child, March 28, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. It’s going to be a Wild Wednesday when the NPR-approved bands Wild Child and The Wild Reeds team up for a night of award-winning indie rock. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Josh Gracin, March 28, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. The American Idol singer will perform as part of the Mountain Dew Country & Bluegrass Series. Tickets $40. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Robin Trower, March 29, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Known for his explosive guitar style mixed with his trademark “soft psychedelia,” Trower has been dazzling live audiences since the 60s. The Jamie McLean Band will open the show. Tickets $70. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Delbert McClinton, March 30, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. The Texas-born singer, songwriter and harmonica wizard has been rocking records and roadhouses for more than 50 years, with unparalleled musical versatility. Tickets $68. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
San Fermin, March 31, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Indie rock’s most symphonic band flits between genres at will. Passing through rousing pop grooves to downbeat indie folk, sonically it is incredibly rich. Tickets $22 – $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
The Last Waltz Live, March 31, 8 p.m., Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. The Rev Tor Band brings you a live performance of The Band’s classic 1978 concert film, “The Last Waltz.” Tickets $28-$43. Info: bijoutheatrect.ticketfly.com