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.  

Spirited Soulful at Shir Shalom, Nov. 10,  7:30 p.m., 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield. Info: ourshirshalom.org.

Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses, 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. Info: westportlibrary.org.

Yale Concert Band to present Matinee Mementos: Four Centuries of Musical Souvenirs, Nov. 12, 2 p.m., Yale Concert Band, 500 College St., New Haven. Free. Info:

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.

P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann session featuring Jeanne Freeman, Nov. 16, 7:45 p.m., St. Gabriel Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. Free. Info: call 203-876-9973.

Clan na Gael Players: It’s a Wonderful Life, Nov. 16 – Nov. 19, the Gaelic American Club, 74 Beach Road in Fairfield. Tickets: $15. Info: call 203-767-0117.

Suzanne Sheridan, Nov. 17 from 6-8 p.m.,The Coffeehouse at the Wheelers, 25 Avery Place, Westport. Tickets: $20. Info: call 203-222-1424.

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, Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at door. Info: musiconthehillct.org.

*Surcari: Music with a Latin Beat, Nov. 18, 1 p.m., Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixell Ave., Hamden. Learn interactive games and songs in Spanish, based on the musical styles and traditions of the Andes, Spanish Caribbean, Central and South America, Spain and Mexico. Tickets: $3. Info: hamdenartscommission.com.

*Music for Youth: Kobi Malkin and Tony Rymer, Nov. 18, 2 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Free. Info: pequotlibrary.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.

Jeff Fuller & Friends, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixell Ave., Hamden. They will perform swing music of the 30;s and 40’s. Tickets: $7. Info: hamdenartscommission.com.

A Celtic Christmas, Nov. 19, 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury. Tickets: $25. Info: cmchorale.org.

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.

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield.  The show includes hits from the band’s entire career, including albums Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin IV and Physical Graffiti. Tickets $85-$90. Info: call 203-438-5795 or ridgefieldplayhouse.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.

Rufus Wainwright, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. He has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation. Tickets: $65. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

John Tesh, Dec. 1, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. He will perform his Grand Piano Christmas.  Tickets: $65 – $100. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Vienna Boys Choir, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., The Klein, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Tickets: $24-$62. Info: theklein.org.

Jane Lynch: A Swingin’ Little Christmas, Dec. 2, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. She’s back for a comically kitsch throwback to the old WWII USO canteen and 1960’s Christmas specials of yore. Tickets: $75. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

Light Upon Light, Dec. 2, 4 p.m., and Dec. 3, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., Greenwich Choral Society, Christ Church Greenwich, 254 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Tickets: $23-$45. Info: greenwichchoralsociety.org.

Harmony4kidz fundraising concert, Dec. 6, 6 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company Stage One, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Proceeds will fund music education for children. Tickets: $22. Info: harmony4kidz.org.

Melissa Etheridge, Dec. 6, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. She will be performing fan favorites and holiday classics such as Merry Christmas Baby, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, O Night Divine and more. This holiday season, she will be teaming up with the Marine Corps for Toys for Tots. There will be a representative at the merchandise booth to accept any unwrapped toy from doors through end of show. Tickets: $125. Info:   ridgefieldplayhouse.org.     

Tim Currie’s Motown Review Band, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. The performance includes Motown hits – Grapevine, Respect, It’s Your Thing, Soulman and many more. Tickets: $35. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

Linda Eder, Dec. 8, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Eder will be backed by a full choir and her band to perform holiday standards, Broadway classics and her greatest hits. Tickets: $57 Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.  

Sons of Serendip, Dec. 8, 8 p.m., Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $22.50-$35. Info: call 203-325-4466.

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.

Christmas with The Celts, Dec. 10, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Hear classics such as Little Drummer Boy, Count Your Blessings, Write Christmas, I’ll be Home For Christmas, Santa Claus in Coming To Town and John Lennon’s Happy Christmas performed with a Celtic twist. Tickets: $47.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Music on the Hill Christmas Concert: Sounds of the Season, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road, Wilton. Tickets $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Info:  musiconthehillCT.org.

Rockapella, Dec. 17, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. This all-male acapella quintet brings you the hits you know in an exciting new way with Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas to a funky rendition of You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch to holiday originals by member Scott Leonard. Tickets $ 47. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

The Oak Ridge Boys, Dec. 20, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. They will perform their timeless hits including Elvira, Bobbie Sue and American Made in addition to favorite Christmas Songs from their Christmas CDs. Tickets: $85. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.