Saturday, August 24, 8 p.m., Nick Fradiani, College Street Music Hall, New Haven. $25-$50. Fans fell for Nick Fradiani as he soared through American Idol, claiming the champion title and releasing his debut solo project, Hurricane. Now based in his home state of Connecticut, Fradiani returns to the soul of his work, crafting songs with melody and rhythm that remind him why he chose music in the first place. https://www.collegestreetmusichall.com; 877-987-6487.