* = Suitable for children.
COFFEEHOUSE-Style CONCERTS, BENEFITS, GALAS, etc.
Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation benefit, Thur., June 11, 6 p.m., at Jimmy’s Southside Tavern, 340 Heights Rd., Darien, featuring singer/songwriter Doug Allen and Trent Lewis and his band The Well; donations at the door; info., jesselewischooselove.org
Wine, Beer and Cheese Tasting Fundraiser Event, spon. by the Carriage Barn Arts Center and the Rotary Club of New Canaan, Thur., June 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, Waveny Park,, New Canaan; tickets $35; avail. at carriagebarn.org or 203-972-1895.
Celebrate Life Survivor Safari for cancer survivors, Sat., June 13, 5-7:30 p.m., Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport; free event for survivors and their families; reg. by June 10; call 888-357-2396.
Voices Café at the Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Rd.; voicescafe.org or call 203–227-7205 x14: Arthur Lipner & Brasilian Vibes, Sat., June 13, doors open at 7, music at 7:30; tickets $20 in adv., $25 at the door.
A Midsummer Night’s Benefit to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Darien Arts Center, Sat., June 20, 6-9 p.m., tickets $125; with music by Lew and Mary Green, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; at the arts center, 5 Renshaw Rd., Darien; res., darienarts.org or call 203-655-8683.
Little Black Dog Rescue Fundraiser, Thur., June 25, 6-8 p.m., open bar, appetizers, silent auction; $40 per person at the door; at the Black Duck Cafe, 605 Riverside Ave., Westport; info., littleblackdogrescue.org.
Green Market Supper at the Greenwich Historical Society, Fri., June 26, 6 p.m., cocktails, family-style dinner prepared by Chef Tim LaBant at 7 (adults only); res. required; $75/person; res. required; 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob; greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899 x10.
Luc’s Café-Restaurant, 3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield; 203-894-8522: Mon. and Wed. nights, 7:30-9:30, Cafe Musette, gypsy swing featuring vocalist Noreen Mola; www.cafemusette.com.
Sarah’s Wine Bar, upstairs at Bernard’s, 20 West Lane Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or bernardsridgefield.com: Bob Curiano, guitar, every Wed.; Mark Mollica, every Thur., guitar; Sun., Wed. & Thur. at 6:30, Fri.-Sat., 7:30ish.
Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or bernardsridgefield.com: Live Music: Fri., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sat., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sun.brunch, piano, 12-3 (1st Sun./month, Young Musicians).
Jazz Sundays at Sono Seaport Seafood Restaurant, with percussionist John Cutrone and friends, 100 Water St., South Norwalk; music from 3 to 6 p.m.; 203-854-9483: TBA, June 14; Hiroshi Yamazaki, piano, June 21; Rob Aries, organ, June 28.
Pizzeria Lauretano, 291 Greenwood Ave., Bethel; Sunday Jazz at 6 p.m., res. strongly recommended for shows, pizzerialauretano.com or 203-792-1500: Michael Leventhal & Orgone Jazz Quintet, JUne 14; Renard Boissiere Quartet, June 21; Jens Wendelboe Quartet, June 28.
The Towne Crier Cafe, 379 Main St., Beacon, N.Y.; townecrier.com or 845-855-1300: The Felice Brothers, June 12; The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, June 13; Buster Poindexter, June 21.
Le Fontane Ristorante, corner Rte. 137 & 100, Katonah, N.Y., 914-232-9619 or lefontane.net: Friday evening Live Jazz with Joe Jazz & The Band.
Daryl’s House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.; darylshouseclub.com or 845-289-0185: Midnight North, Thur., June 11, 8 p.m., $25, $40; Selwyn Birchwood, Fri., June 12, 9 p.m., $15, $20; Jon Herington, Sat., June 13, 9 p.m., $15, $35; The Soul Rebels, Sun., June 14, 8 p.m., $20; Milo Greene, Wed., June 17, 8 p.m., $15; Eliot Lewis, Thur., June 18, 8 p.m., $15, $20.
* Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y.; box office, 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com: West Side Story, April 9-July 5; Thur.-Sat. evenings, 8 p.m.; Wed.-Fri. lunch matinees, 1 p.m.; Sun., lunch, 1:30; Sun., dinner show, 7 p.m., tickets $54-$80. Special Events: The Hitmen: Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons, Tues., June 23, 8 p.m., $84.
UNDER THE STARS
CHIRP 2015, free concerts at 7 p.m., in Ballard Park, off Main St., Ridgefield; chirpct.org; rain phone number, 203-431-2760 (after 4 p.m.); lawn seating, donations appreciated: Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Tues., June 16; Barefoot Moment, Tues., June 23; C.J. Chenier & His Red Hot Louisiana Band, Tues., June 30.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival on the grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison, N.Y.; tickets $28-$84, avail. at hvshakespeare.org: repertory performances of The Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Arabian Nights, An Illiad and HVSF Conservatory production of The Tempest, June 9-Sept. 1, grounds open for picnicking at 5:30, all performances at 7:30.
Shakespeare on the Sound 20th Anniversary Season production: All’s Well That Ends Well directed by Mary B. Robinson, June 11-28, at Pinkney Park, Rowayton Ave., Rowayton; shows at 7:30 (park opens at 4) nightly except Mondays; free adm., suggested donations collected at gate of $20 for adults, $10 for srs., students; reserved seating avail. for $50, visit shakespeareonthesound.org or call 203-299-1300.
* Musicals at Richter, outdoor theater at Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Aunt Hack Rd., Darien; shows at 8:30 (grounds open at 7:15 for picnicking), chair rental avail., snack & soft drink concession; tickets $20/adults, $15/srs., students; $10/children 10; Thursday eve. special $15/adults, $10/srs., students; $5/children 10 musicalsatrichter.org or email [email protected]: Once Upon A Mattress, June 12-14, June 18-21, June 25-27; Hairspray, July 3+5 July 9-12, July 16-18; Annie Get Your Gun, July 24-26, July 30-Aug. 2, Aug. 6-8.
Summer Nights by Harbor Lights free concert series presented by the Milford Chamber of Commerce, Fri. eves. at 7 p.m., Fowler Field Rotary Pavilion, 1 Shipyard Lane, Milford; rain cancellations broadcast on WPLR and WICC: June 12, Milford Concert Band; June 19, Jay Rowe & Friends; June 26, Flashback; July 10, Ghost Riders; July 17, The Bernadettes; July 24, What Up Funk; July 31, That Band; Aug. 7, Rumrunners.
Summer Concerts on the Green, at the Trumbull Town Hall Gazebo, 5866 Main St., Tuesdays at 7, June 16-Sept. 8 (in case of rain in the Community Rm. at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St.): Avenue Groove, June 16; Yesteryear, June 23; I’Liguri, June 30.
First County Bank Summer Concert Series, Norwalk Recreation & Parks Dept. presentation, Wed. eves. at Calf Pasture Beach, Beach Rd., East Norwalk; rain dates, following day; cancellation info. at 203-854-7938: Classic Car Show Beach Cruises presented by the Coachmen, 6 p.m., Tim Currie’s Motown Band, 7 p.m., June 24; Showmobile at Calf Pasture Beach: The Amazing Andy Show, Fri., July 5, 5:30 p.m.; Dance to the Music with DJ Nuzzo, 6 p.m., and Jimmy & The Parrots, 8 pm., Friday, July 3, at Shady Beach (next to Calf Pasture), raindate July 5.