Bagitos. 28 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 229-9212. Open mic every Wed. Other shows T.B.A. bagitos.com.
Oct. 1: Patti Casey Joins Colin McCaffrey, 6–8 p.m.
Oct. 2: Jazz Duo Art Herttua & Ray Carroll, 6–8 p.m.
Oct. 3: Irish Session with Sarah Blair, Hilari Farrington, Benedict Koehler, Katrina VanTyne, Bob Ryan and others, 2–5 p.m.; Charleston Sarjeant Caribbean Jazz, 6–8 p.m.
Oct. 4: Bleecker & McDougal (folk ballads) 11 a.m.–1 p.m
Oct. 7: Washington County Worker’s Center Book Discussion. Discussion of Kim Moody’s article “The Politics of US Labor; Paralysis and Possibilities.” 6:30–8 p.m.
Oct. 10: Irish Session with Sarah Blair, Hilari Farrington, Benedict Koehler, Katrina VanTyne, Bob Ryan and others, 2–5 p.m.; Tod Pronto, 6–8 p.m.
Oct. 13: First Democratic Debate Watch Party, 6 p.m.
Oct. 15: Dave Loughran (acoustic classic rock) 6–8 p.m.
Oct. 17: Irish Session with Sarah Blair, Hilari Farrington, Benedict Koehler, Katrina VanTyne, Bob Ryan and others, 2–5 p.m.; Nathan Sargent (classic country/blues) 6–8 p.m.
Charlie O’s World Famous. Live music, 10 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 70 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-6820.
Every Mon.: Open Mic Comedy Café, 8 p.m.
Every Tues.: Karaoke Night, 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 2: Wes Hamilton & Jon Ryan, 6:30 p.m.; The Pilgrims with Faux In Love (rock) 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 3: LightCrusher (black metal)
Oct. 4: DJ Disco Phantom (dance) 9 p.m.
Oct. 9: Abby Jenne & Friends, 6:30 p.m.; GrundleFunk, 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 16: Abby Jenne & Friends, 6:30 p.m.; Anachronist with Teleport (rock) 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 17: Drag Ball Benefit for VTPWAC with House of LeMay
Espresso Bueno. 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. Free/by donation. firstname.lastname@example.org. espressobueno.com.
Oct. 2: Danielle O’Hallisey (jazz), 7 p.m.; Brickdrop (jazz/funk fusion), 8 p.m. $5.
Oct. 9: Jazzyaoke (live jazz karaoke), 7:30 p.m. $5.
Oct. 10: Sugar Moon (alt-country/rock), 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 17: Mark LeGrand (Americana/roots), 7:30 p.m.
Positive Pie. 10 p.m. 22 State St., Montpelier. 229-0453. positivepie.com.
Oct. 2: Steady Betty, $8.
Sweet Melissa’s. 4 Langdon St., Montpelier. Free unless otherwise noted. Other shows T.B.A. 225-6012.
Oct 1: Golden Novak Duo, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 2: Mark LeGrand, 5 p.m.; Chris Robertson & The Socket Rockets, 9 p.m. $5.
Oct. 3: Ron Sweet, 5 p.m.; John Lackard Blues Band, 9 p.m. $5.
Oct. 4: Julia Kate Davis, noon–2 p.m.; Live Band Rock & Roll Karaoke, 8 p.m.
Oct. 5: Kelly Ravin, 8 p.m.
Oct. 6: Open Mic Night, 7 p.m.
Oct. 7: Open Bluegrass Jam, 8 p.m.
Oct. 8: Dan Zura, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 9: Mark LeGrand, 5 p.m.; The Red Pennies, 9 p.m. $5.
Oct. 10: David Langevin, 5 p.m.; Bad Dog, 9 p.m. $5.
Oct. 11: Julia Kate Davis, noon–2 p.m.; Tea Dance, 3–7 p.m. By donation.; Live Band Rock & Roll Karaoke, 8 p.m.
Oct. 12: Kelly Ravin, 8 p.m.
Oct. 13: Tim Sullivan, 5 p.m.; Open Mic Night, 7 p.m.
Oct. 14: D. Davis, 5 p.m.; Cookie’s Hot Club, 8 p.m.
Oct. 15: 2 Cents in the Till, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 16: Mark LeGrand, 5 p.m.; The House Band, 9 p.m. $5.
Oct. 17: Andy Pitt, 5 p.m.; Penny Arcade, 9 p.m. $5.
Whammy Bar. 7 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 7:30 p.m. 31 County Rd., Calais. Thurs., Free. whammybar1.com.
Every Wed.: Open mic
Oct. 1: David Symons and Inner Fire District (klezmer)
Oct. 2: Kava Express (funk/rock/soul)
Oct. 3: Stovepipe Mountain Band (jam/bluegrass)
Oct 2: Three Men and a Tenor. Singing comedy quartet. A cappella group with great pop vocal music and quick-witted humor. 7:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. $6. 728-6464. chandler-arts.org.
Oct. 2: “Toward the Sea.” With Hilary Goldblatt (flute), Elizabeth Reid (viola) and Jennifer Hoult (harp). Features the famous sonata of Debussy for flute, viola and harp, along with varied solos and duets of music of Takemitsu, Corecig, Devienne and Salzedo, along with Reid’s trio arrangement of Debussy’s Reverie. 7:30 p.m. Union Elementary School, 1 Park Ave., Montpelier. Free; donations accepted. 279-6082.
Oct. 3: Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Part of the VSA fall tour. Program includes two charming Scandinavian miniatures (student poetry will accompany Sibelius’ evocative Suite Mignonne), and two sublime works featuring the violin. 7:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Adults $29; seniors $25; students $10. vso.org.
Oct. 3: Annual Charles Woodard Fall Foliage Contra Dance. Live music with local fiddler Franklin Heyburn. Everyone welcome; beginners to experts, families too. 7:30 p.m. The Blue Barn, 117 W. County Rd., Calais.
Oct. 3: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam. Join the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic who charted such hits as “Feelin’ Alright,” “Dear Mr. Fantasy” and “Hole In My Shoe.” 8 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $22–39.50. barreoperahouse.org
Oct. 3: Francesca Blanchard. Album release concert. Her intimate music, sung in French and English, reflects on her travels, both physical and emotional, and reflects influences ranging from Norah Jones and Carla Bruni to Eva Cassidy and Francoise Hardy. 8 p.m. Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Dr., Stowe. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 760-4634. sprucepeakarts.org
Oct. 4: Calais, Renewing Memories Concert. Community concert featuring local talent under the direction of June Morse. Part of Calais Fall Foliage Festival. 2–3 p.m. Old West Church, Calais. Free.
Oct. 8: Julie Fowlis. A sublime and impassioned singer and multi-instrumentalist, Fowlis channels to the world the unique beauty and intrigue of her homeland through her performances, sung almost exclusively in Gaelic. 7 p.m. St. Johnsbury Academy, Fuller Hall, 1000 Main St., St. Johnsbury. $15–44. 748-2600. kcppresents.org
Oct. 9: Blanche Moyse Chorale. The Chorale presents St. John Passion by J.S. Bach and is joined by members of the New England Bach Festival under the direction of artistic director Mary Westbrook-Geha, in its fourth annual celebration to honor the memory of their mentor, Blanche Moyse, and the music of her beloved Bach. 7:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Adults $30; students $10. 728-6464. chandler-arts.org.
Oct. 10: The Gathering. Five award-winning musicians produced by Grammy winner Will Ackerman perform solo and in collaboration. 8 p.m. Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Dr., Stowe. $20–35. 760-4634. sprucepeakarts.org
Oct. 17: Capital City Concerts: Time After Time. The new season opens with a program that includes Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time featuring longtime Cleveland Orchestra clarinetist Daniel Gilbert joined by three New York City musicians; cellist Edward Arron, pianist Jeewon Park and violinist Theodore Arm. 7:30 p.m Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. $15–25. capitalcityconcerts.org
Oct. 17: Night Fever. The world’s favorite Bee-Gees tribute band. 8 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $18–41. barreoperahouse.org