Declan McKenna at Firestone, Musica

English singer/songwriter Declan McKenna has won the Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition, released a couple of hit singles and a full-length album, and will be playing Coachella in April — and he’s only 19. After a stop at Firestone High School on Wednesday afternoon, he’ll play an 8 p.m. set at Musica in downtown Akron. Tickets are $15 at http://liveatmusica.com; read our interview with him at http://bit.ly/2F9uhcg.

Shelby Lynne to perform at Kent Stage

Another acclaimed singer/songwriter with an even longer resume, Shelby Lynne, will play with her band at the Kent Stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-$40 at www.thekentstage.com.

Free history programs in Akron area

History buffs will have a hard time choosing among several free programs Wednesday:

■ Megan Shaeffer and Peg Bobel will talk about the preservation challenges of the Depression-era shelter in Gorge Metro Park at 7 p.m. at the Patterson Park Community Center, 800 Patterson Ave., Akron. 330-714-5554 or historicakron@gmail.com.

■ John C. Fazio will tell the Hollywood-ready true story of Union Gen. Francis C. Barlow and his wife Arabella, and Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon and his wife Fanny Francis, at 7 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. To register, call 330-928-2117.

■ Author Tom Clavin discusses his book Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. To register, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

■ Historian Jewell Jones presents a program on Harriet Tubman at 2 p.m. at the Green branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 4046 Massillon Road. 330-896-9074.

Sustainable landscaping program

Summit County Master Gardeners present Barb Holtz of the Ohio Prairie Nursery at 7 p.m. at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. She’ll talk about sustainable landscaping. www.summitmastergardeners.org.