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7TH ANNUAL PODUNK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
July 25 - 27 - Lineup includes: Thurs, Thunder Mountain Bluegrass, Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters; Fri, open bluegrass scramble (bring instrument), Blistered Fingers, Thunder Mountain Bluegrass, the Larkins, Austin Lounge Lizards; Sat (gates open 9 a.m.), Dale Ann Bradley & Coon Creek, Auldridge, Bennett & Gaudreau, Larry Stephenson Band, the Larkins, Auldridgem Bennett & Gaudreau, Blistered Fingers, Larry Stephenson Band, Dale Ann Bradley & Coon Creek, Vassar Clements w/Northern Lights, Jonathan Edwards, Jonathan Edwards w/Northern Lights. Sat, 8:30-10 p.m., original Seldom Scene reunion.
Three-day event begins 5:30 p.m. on Thursday; continues Friday at 3:30 p.m. with an open Bluegrass Scramble; on Saturday, gates open 9 a.m., and music starts 10 a.m. Tickets before July 1: $6 Fri and $14 Sat. Tickets at the gate: $10 Fri and $25 Sat. Children 12 and under free with adult. Camping registration at gate is $50. Events held at Martin Park, between Hillside Street and Burnside Avenue, East Hartford. Information: 860-291-7350; www.ci.east-hartford.ct.us/podunk.htm.
CAREERBUILDER.COM OAKDALE THEATRE
June 7 - Evening with Johnny Mathis
June 8 - Dick Fox's Doo Wop Extravaganza
June 9 - Dan Fogelberg
June 15 - Elvis Costello and the Imposters
June 21 - Chicago
June 25 - Jewel
July 7 - REO Speedwagon with Kansas
July 12 - Lynyrd Skynyrd with special guest Dickey Betts
July 27 - Lil' Romeo
Aug. 16 - Martina McBride
Call for ticket prices and times. Schedule subject to change. careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford. Information: 203-265-1501; www.oakdale.com or www.ctnow.com.
CTNOW.COM MEADOWS MUSIC CENTRE
June 21 - Usher, Nas, Faith Evans, Mr. Cheeks.
June 22 - Country 92.5 presents 2002 Great American Music Fest featuring Toby Keith
June 23 - Melissa Etheridge
June 28 - Rush
July 5 - Poison, Cinderella, Winger and Faster Pussycat
July 13 - Ozzfest 2002, featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie and System of a Down
July 18 - Phil Lesh & Friends with special guest Robert Hunter
July 19 - Eminem
July 20 - Weezer with Dashboard Confessional
July 25 - 26 - Dave Matthews Band
Aug. 3 - Santana
Call for ticket prices and times. ctnow.com Meadows Music Centre, 61 Savitt Way, Hartford. Information: 860-548-7370; www.meadowsmusic.com or www.ctnow.com.
DOWNTOWN MANCHESTER SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT CONCERT SERIES
June 6 - Atwater/Donnelly, nationally known folk duo
June 13 - Margo Hennebach with Mark Saunders. Singer, songwriter duo perform contemporary, acoustic folk music with Celtic influence
June 20 - Cece Borjeson & Ruth George. Solo and duet folk songs
June 27 - Summit Singers. Ensemble of performers from Summit Studios
Held 6-8 p.m. Concerts are free at Center Park, Manchester. Information: 860-645-2101; www.downtownmanchester.org.
FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO
June 7 - Sugar Ray, 9 p.m. Tickets: $38.50-$49.50. Fox Theatre.
June 8 - The Goo Goo Dolls with special guests Five For Fighting, 9 p.m. Tickets: $38.50 and $49.50. Fox Theatre.
June 8 - John Tropea, 10 p.m. Tickets: $15. Nite Club.
June 14 - Martin Short, 9 p.m. Tickets: $49.50 and $60.50. Fox Theatre.
June 15 - Dem Tinh Ca Mua Ha, 8 p.m. and midnight. Call for ticket prices. Fox Theatre.
June 21 - Jo Dee Messina, 9 p.m. Tickets: $33 and $44. Fox Theatre.
June 22 - Wayne Brady, 9 p.m. Tickets: $27.50-$38.50. Fox Theatre.
June 28 - Natalie Cole, 9 p.m. Tickets: $38.50-$49.50. Fox Theatre.
June 29 - Fillipino Show, 5 p.m. Tickets: $45-$75. Fox Theatre.
July 3 - Linda Ronstadt with Steve Tyrell, 8 p.m. Tickets: $66 and $82.50. Fox Theatre.
July 5 - Joe. 9 p.m. Tickets: $33 and $49.50. Fox Theatre.
July 6 - Inxs. 9 p.m. Tickets: $33 and $49.50. Fox Theatre.
July 10 - Norah Jones. 8 p.m. Tickets: $16.50 and $22. Fox Theatre.
July 11 - Heart. 8 p.m. Tickets: $49.50 and $60.50. Fox Theatre.
July 16 - Chicago. 8 p.m. Tickets: $33 and $49.50. Fox Theatre.
July 19-21 - Diana Ross. Call for times. Tickets: 82.50 and $110.
July 26 - India.Arie. 9 p.m. Tickets: $33 and $49.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 8 - Rockin Road House with Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence. 8 p.m. Tickets: $27.50 and $38.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 9 - Pat Benatar. 9 p.m. Tickets: $27.50 and $38.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 16 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. 9 p.m. Tickets: $22 and $27.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 17 - The Righteous Brothers. 9 p.m. Tickets: $27.50 and $38.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 18 - 25th Annual Elvis Spectacular. 8 p.m. Tickets: $27.50 and $38.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 24 - Diana Krall. 9 p.m. Tickets: $82.50 and $110. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 29 - Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Tickets: $55 and 82.50. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 30 - Lynyrd Skynyrd. 9 p.m. Tickets: $55 and $66. Fox Theatre.
Aug. 31 - Jethro Tull. 9 p.m. Tickets $49.50 and $60.50. Fox Theatre.
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Route 2, Mashantucket. Information: 800-200-2882; www.foxwoods.com).
HARTFORD CIVIC CENTER
June 21 - Korn, Puddle of Mudd and Deadsy, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $40. Hartford Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza. Tickets: 860-525-4500, 203-624-0033; www.hartfordciviccenter.com.
IVES CONCERT PARK
July 4 - New York Pops with Skitch Henderson, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $26 and $51; $11 children (lawn).
July 6 - REO Speedwagon. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25-$56; $11 children (lawn).
July 26 - Art Garfunkel. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $26-$56; $11 children (lawn).
Aug. 23 - Irish Tenors. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $26-$76; $11 children (lawn).
Aug. 24 - I-95 25th Anniversary Concert featuring Blue Oyster Cult, John Cafferty and Beaver Brown Band and more. 3 p.m. Tickets: $26 and $36; $11 children (lawn).
Sept. 1 - B.B. King Blues Festival with B.B. King and Fabulous Thunderbirds. 6 p.m. Tickets: $26-$66; $11 children (lawn).
More concerts to be announced. Ives Concert Park, Westside Campus of Western Connecticut State University, Danbury. Information: 203-744-8100; www.ivesconcertpark.com.
LEVITT PAVILION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
June 25 - Northeast Navy Show Band, 8 p.m.
June 28 - River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs, 8 p.m.
June 29 - The Holmes Brothers, 8 p.m.
June 30 - Joe Carter Quintet, 7 p.m. Brazilian jazz.
July 4 - U.S. Coast Guard Band, 8 p.m.
July 5 - New York City Swing Band, 8 p.m.
July 7 - Eight to the Bar, 7 p.m.
July 11 - New Americans Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m.
July 13 - Linda Clifford and Old #7, 8 p.m.
July 16 - 102nd Army Band of Conn. Army National Guard, 8 p.m.
July 18 - Chuck Berry and Little Richard, "Ultimate Legends of Rock n' Roll," 9 p.m. Ticketed event, call 203-226-7600.
July 28 - Crazy Energy Orchestra, 7 p.m.
July 31 - Gigi and the Lend Me a Hand Band, 7 p.m.
Aug. 2 - New Horizon, 8 p.m.
Aug. 4 - Richard Thomas Quartet, 7 p.m.
Aug. 10 - Freedy Johnson and Marshall Crenshaw, 8 p.m.
Aug. 11 - Kit McClure Band, 8 p.m.
Aug. 15 - Abaca String Band, 8 p.m.
Aug. 18 - Golden Angels Jazz Band, 7 p.m.
Aug. 24 - Michael Amante, tenor, 8 p.m. To benefit pavilion's Education/Outreach Program. Ticketed concert, call 203-226-7600.
Unless noted, events are free. There are rain locations for certain events, call for more information. Levitt Pavilion, Westport. Information: 203-221-4422; www.levittpavilion.com.
MANCHESTER BICENTENNIAL BAND SHELL
June 9 - Manchester Police Honor Guard, Manchester High School Roundtable Singers, Manchester Regional Police and Fire Pipes Band and concert by First Company Governor's Foot Guard Band. Rain date: June 11.
June 12 - Big Band Sounds of the 40's Orchestra.
June 14 - Swivel Hips.
June 16 - CT's Bristol Olde Tyme Fiddlers' Club. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
June 19 - Yacht Club Jazz Band presents Richard Rodgers and Friends.
June 21 - Irish Night: John Connors' Irish Express, St. Patrick's Pipe Band, guest singers and Irish step dancers. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
June 23 - Manchester Association of Pipe Bands Festival.
June 26 - Traver Hollow.
June 28 - Second Time Around.
June 30 - Windham Concert Band. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
July 3 - Johnny Prytko and the Good Times Band.
July 10 - Heartbeat.
July 12 - La Connexion Française.
July 14 - Rancho Folclorico de Clube Portugues de Hartford.
July 16 - Italian Night. Peter Harvey, Donna Schaffer's Silk City Opera Quartet and Klyde E. Scope the clown. Rain date: July 18.
July 19 - Valley Swing Shift: World War II Show. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
July 21 - Temple Sinai Klezmer Band.
July 24 - 102nd Army Band. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
July 26 - Undercover. Rain date: July 27.
July 28 - Stan Scott.
July 31 - Grass Roots.
Aug. 2 - Aces and 8's.
Aug. 4 - "Sounds of Sinatra" with Rob Zappullia.
Aug. 7 - Chris Rowlands: family show.
Aug. 9 - Simsbury Community Band.
Aug. 11 - Fiesta!
Aug. 14 - Silk City Barbershop Chorus & Millennium Magic
Aug. 16 - Flamingo.
Aug. 18 - Boss City.
Aug. 23 - Die Schlawiner. Ten-piece band from Germany. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
Aug. 25 - The U.S. Coast Guard Band. Rain location: East Catholic High School.
Concerts are 7-9 p.m. Free admission, donations accepted. Manchester Bicentennial Bandshell, Manchester Community College grounds, 60 Bidwell St. Information: 860-647-8811.
MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT MUSEUM & RESEARCH CENTER
July 5 - 6 - Ulali, 8 p.m. Tickets: $25; $20 members.
July 27 - Clan/destine, 8 p.m. Six-member Native recording band: traditional songs with contemporary rock/pop influences. Tickets: $25; $20 members.
Aug. 16 - 17 - R. Carlos Nakai and his Quartet, 8 p.m. Tickets: $25; $20 members.
Mashantucket Pequot Musuem & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket. Tickets: 800-411-9671.
MOHEGAN SUN CASINO
June 5-16 - Al Martino. June 5-7, 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.; June 8 and 15, 8 p.m.; June 9 and 16, 3 p.m. Tickets: $15 and $25. Cabaret.
June 7 - Late Night Comedy Series: Frank Santorelli, 11 p.m. Tickets: $10. Cabaret.
June 7 - David Foster and the Mohegan Sun All-Stars. Wolf Den.
June 8 - The Monkees. Wolf Den.
June 9 - Fabulous Thunderbirds. Wolf Den.
June 14 - Late Night Comedy Series: Joe Yannetty, 11 p.m. Tickets: $10. Cabaret.
June 14 - Suzy Bogguss. Wolf Den.
June 15 - Herman's Hermits featuring Peter Noone. Wolf Den.
June 16 - Dr. John. Wolf Den.
June 21 - Cher with Cyndi Lauper. Tickets: $75 and $95. Arena.
June 21 - Blues Brothers: Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. Wolf Den.
June 22 - Brad Paisley. Wolf Den.
June 23 - The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman. Wolf Den.
June 27-30 - Roberta Flack. June 27-28, 7:30 p.m.; June 29, 8 p.m.; June 30, 3 p.m. Tickets: $15 and $25. Cabaret.
June 28 - Late Night Comedy Series: John Diresta, 11 p.m. Tickets: $10. Cabaret.
June 28 - Tim Rushlow. Wolf Den.
June 29 - Marshall Tucker Band. Wolf Den.
June 30 - WWE. 7 p.m. Stone Cold Steve Austin, the Undertaker and others. Tickets: $20-$45.
July 1 - Steve Reid's Bamboo Forest. Wolf Den.
July 2 - "Down From the Mountain" with Alison Krauss & Union Station, Dan Tyminski, Jerry Douglas, Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Norman and Nancy Blake, Patty Loveless, the Del McCoury Band, the Nashville Bluegrass Band and the Whites. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25-$45. Arena.
July 2 - Clark Family Experience. Wolf Den.
July 3 - Diamond Rio. Wolf Den.
July 4 - Kansas. Wolf Den.
July 5 - 6 - Peter Frampton. Wolf Den.
July 7 - 8 - Joey Dee and the Starliters. Wolf Den.
July 8 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. $55 and $37.50. Arena.
July 9 - Wayman Tisdale. Wolf Den.
July 10 - John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band. Wolf Den.
July 11 - Bo Diddley. Wolf Den.
July 12 - Stephanie Mills. Wolf Den.
July 13 - Alicia Keyes. 8 p.m. Tickets: $30 and $50. Arena.
July 13 - Mark Farner. Wolf Den.
July 14 - 15 - David Foster and the Mohegan Sun All-Stars. Wolf Den.
July 16 - 17 - Rhythm of Love Tour: With Will Downing, Gerald Albright and Patti Austin. Wolf Den.
July 17 - John Cougar Mellencamp, 8 p.m. Sold out. Tickets: $45 and $65. Arena.
July 18 - Doug Stone. Wolf Den.
July 19 - Maxi Priest. Wolf Den.
July 20 - Ricky Van Shelton. Wolf Den.
July 21 - Ivan Neville. Wolf Den.
July 24 - 25 - Michael McDonald. Wolf Den.
July 26 - America. Wolf Den.
July 27 - Mark McGuinn. Wolf Den.
July 28 - Toto. Wolf Den.
July 30 - Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Wolf Den.
July 31 - Journey, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 and $30. Arena.
July 31 - Pablo Cruise. Wolf Den.
If not noted, call for times and ticket prices. All Wolf Den events are free. Mohegan Sun Casino, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville. Information: 888-226-7711; www.mohegansun.com. Tickets.com, 800-477-6849.
NEW HAVEN VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM
July 25 - Barry Manilow, 8 p.m.
Tickets: $36-$58. New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 275 S. Orange St. Tickets: 203-503-6000; www.ticketmaster.com.
RHYTHM AND ROOTS FESTIVAL
Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 - Lineup includes: Friday: Candye Kane and the Swinging Armadillos, Tarbox Ramblers, Sean Ardoin and Zydekool, Balfa Toujours. Saturday: David Bromberg, the Derailers, Beausoleil and others. Sunday: Delbert McClinton, the Iguanas, Redstick Ramblers and others.
Hours: Fri, 5-11 p.m.; Sat and Sun, noon-midnight. Tickets: three-day pass w/camping: $100 before Aug. 15, $120 after; three-day pass without camping: $70 before Aug. 15, $85 after. Single-day tickets: $15-$35, $5 discount for senior citizens; free for children 12 and younger. Ninigret Park, Route 1, Charlestown, R.I. Information: 888-855-6940; www.rhythmandroots.com.
ST. JOSEPH COLLEGE
June 21 - East Woodstock Cornet Band, 7 p.m. Held at Autorino Center Outdoor Sunken Garden. Rain location: Hoffman Auditorium. Free.
July 27 - "Concora in Concert," 2 p.m. Call box office for ticket prices. Hoffman Auditorium, Bruyette Athenaeum.
St. Joseph College, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford. Information: 860-231-5555.
SUMMERWIND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
June 22 - Grand Opening Event: Hartford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. With conductor Jeff Tyzik. Tribute to Louis Armstrong and sounds of New Orleans.
July 4 - Hartford Symphony Orchestra: "Celebrate America," 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
July 20 - Celia Cruz, 7:30 p.m. With Insight.
July 21 - Maurice Sendak's "Little Bear Live, " 2 and 7 p.m. Fun for whole family. Tickets: $10.50-$18.50.
July 27 - "The Best of Opera," 7:30 p.m. Featuring Connecticut Opera with Connecticut Opera Orchestra.
Aug. 3 - Judy Collins and Friends, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 11 - Celtic Roots, 2 p.m. With Eileen Ivers, Gaelic Storm, Saw Doctors and Irish fiddler P.V. O'Donnell.
Aug. 17 - Lou Rawls, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 24 - Fishtail Rhythm and Blues Festival, 2 p.m. With Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, Clark Family Experience, Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners, Zydeco Hogs and Hot Tamale Brass Band.
Aug. 31 - The Yellowjackets, 7:30 p.m. One of country's most popular contemporary jazz groups.
Unless noted, tickets range $14-$45. SummerWind Performing Arts Center, 40 Griffin Road North, Windsor. Information: 860-687-9836, 800-477-6849; www.swind.org.
June 6 - 2 Skinnee J's, Slackjaw. Tickets: $14.50 advance, $16 door.
June 7 - Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band. Tickets: $15 advance, $20 door.
June 11 - Ben Folds. Tickets: $20 advance, $2 door.
June 18 - Dillinger Escape Plan. Tickets: $12 advance, $15 door.
June 20 - Charlie Hunter, the Motet. Tickets: $12 advance, $15 door.
June 21 - Darik and the Funbags. Tickets: $8.50 advance, $10 door.
June 23 - Melvins, Isis. Tickets: $12.50.
June 28 - Deep Banana Blackout. Tickets: $13 advance, $16 door.
Call for times. Schedule subject to change. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. Information: 203-562-5589.
TUNXIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUMMER CONCERTS
June 14 - True Colors, variety of blues, country, jazz and rock.
June 28 - Giacomo Gates, performs music of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and others.
July 19 - Judith Handler and Mark Levesque, jazz, swing, Latin American music and standards.
July 26 - TNT Jazz Band.
Aug. 9 - Island Rhythm, Calypso, steel drums and beach party music mixed with contemporary favorites.
Concerts are free and at 6:30 p.m. Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington. Rain location is Fisher Hall. Information: 860-679-9547.
TWEETER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Tonight - Alanis Morissette, 7 p.m.
June 8 - Alan Jackson, 5 p.m.
June 14 - Trey Anastasio, 7 p.m.
June 15 - Usher, 7 p.m.
June 20 - Melissa Etheridge, 7:30 p.m.
June 26 - Scorpions, Deep Purple, Ronnie James Dio, 6:30 p.m.
June 29 - Summer Jam, 5 p.m.
July 3 - Poison, 6 p.m.
July 6 - Marc Anthony, 7:30 p.m.
July 12 - Rush, 7:30 p.m.
July 13 - Phil Lesh and Friends, 4 p.m.
July 16 - 17 - Ozzfest 2002.
July 18 - John Mellencamp, 8 p.m.
July 19 - Barry Manilow, 7:30 p.m.
July 20 - Lenny Kravitz, 7 p.m.
July 23 - Dave Matthews Band, 7 p.m. Sold Out.
July 26 - The Who, 7:30 p.m. Sold Out.
Aug. 2 - Yes, 8 p.m.
Aug. 3 - Area2, 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 10 - Allman Brothers Band, 7 p.m.
Aug. 17 - Jeep World Outside Festival featuring Sheryl Crow, O.A.R., Train, Ziggy Marley and more.
Aug. 29 and 31 - Jummy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band. Sold Out.
Sept. 1 - Toby Keith, 7:30 p.m.
Lineup subject to change. Call for ticket prices. Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, Mass. Information: 508-931-2000; www.tweetercenter.com.
June 29 - Rockin' United: The Battle of the Bands. Proceeds benefit United Way of Northwest Connecticut. Tickets: $10 and $20.
Call for time. Warner Theatre, 68 Main St., Torrington. Information: 860-489-7180.
June 15 - Dee Snider.
June 21 - KMFDM.
June 26 - Danzig, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 advance.
June 28 - Must, Release, Base 2, T-Bags, King Whack, Q, 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 advance.
June 29 - Johnny Winter, Bounty Hunter, the Manchurians, 8 p.m. Tickets: $17.50 advance.
June 29 - Underground: Evolution, 9 p.m. Tickets: $3 door.
June 30 - The Kickovers, Grandprixx, Fuzzbuni, Faulter, 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 advance.
July 5 - Get Up Kids, Superchunk, Hot Rod Circuit, the Zambonies, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance.
July 12 - Underground: Deadwait. Tickets: $6 advance.
July 14 - Concrete Blond, Echo Janes, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 advance.
July 19 - Underground: Evolution, 9 p.m. Tickets: $3 door.
July 20 - Underground: Screwdrivers, Guy Malone, the Realm, 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 advance.
July 26 - Underground: Inkclip, Madhat, 8 p.m. Tickets: $8 advance.
July 27 - Average White Band, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance.
July 27 - Underground: Sugarfist, Adios Pantalones, Cancer to the Stars, 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 advance.
Aug. 2 - Underground: Faulter, 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 advance.
Aug. 10 - Underground: Nomad Souls, 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 advance.
If not noted, call for time. Schedule subject to change. Webster Theatre, 31 Webster St., Hartford. Information: 860-525-5553; www.webster theatre.com.
July 16 - West African Ensemble: Music from Mali, Guinea and Senegal. Outdoor concert of traditional music from West Africa. Davison Art Center Courtyard.
Concert is at 12:10 p.m. and is free. Rain location is World Music Hall. Wesleyan University is off Route 9, Middletown. Information: 860-685-3355.
WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE
June 16 - Peter Cincotti, 18-year-old prodigy, performs standards and Bourbon Street anthems.
July 7 - Toxic Audio. A cappella singers combine tight harmonies and vocal pyrotechnics.
July 28 - Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
Aug. 18 - Doo Wop and Oldies Spectacular. Featuring Lesley Gore, whose '60s hits included "It's My Party," "Judy's Turn To Cry" and "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" and other hits from the '60s.
Sept. 8 - Stephen Schwartz & Friends.
Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tickets range $20-$40. Westport Country Playhouse, off Route 1 (Post Road East). Information: 203-227-4177; www.westportplayhouse.org.
WOMEN AND THEIR MUSIC CONCERT
July 21 - Music, poetry and wellness celebration. Music by Blue Horizon, Kate Callahan, Just Friends and others.
11:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Elizabeth Park Pond House Auditorium, Hartford. Information: 860-646-0663.