Tuesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Nekita Waller, The Gate House, 1461 South Britain Road, Southbury. Free. Connecticut State Troubadour, Nekita brings a mix of pop, Motown, soul, Jazz and classic rock favorites with original music. Performing since childhood, Nekita made her stage debut in front of the notoriously tough audience at Harlem's Apollo Theater at 13 years old. Waller has sung with B.B. King, for Hillary Clinton, and Steve Harvey's radio show. Concerts are held outside so be sure to bring a blanket or chairs, and a picnic. In case of rain follow the signs to the pavilion. For more information on the Gate House summer concert series contact Julie Andring or Meg Capen at 860-294-1514.