Shows You Don't Want to Miss

• Thursday: Little Ugly, $4. 9 p.m. Hungry Tiger, Manchester; Unbuckled Records Showcase featuring White Savages and more, $10-$12. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; Christopher John, 7 p.m. Baci Grill, Cromwell.

• Friday: The Acacia Strain, $18. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; The Alchemystics & The McLovins, $10-$13. 9 p.m. Pearl Street Nightclub, Northampton; Aretha Franklin (pictured), $50-$70. 8 p.m. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket.

• Saturday: Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band, $25-$45. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton.

• Sunday: Michael Imbimbo Performs Songs of Frank Sinatra with CT Virtuosi, $10-$36. Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook.

• Monday: Hartford Jazz Society's Monday Night Jam, 8 p.m. Black-eyed Sally's, Hartford.

• Tuesday: See You Next Tuesday Band With Pete Scheips, Sullys Pub, Hartford; The Shiny Lapel Trio, Swing, jump blues. 8 p.m. The Griswold Inn, Essex.

• Wednesday: Max Creek, $10. 8 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.

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