Afterdark — Galas, clubs, concerts under the stars

* = Suitable for children.
Superbia Soiree, after-hours event  at the Bruce Museum, Fri., July 17, 6-8 p.m., special evening access to new Pride exhibition, grown-up scavenger hunt and a special curator’s tour; $20; res. recommended; One Museum Dr., Greenwich; or 203-869-0376.
Hudson Stage Company Summer Gala: Stephen Schwartz and Friends, Sun., July 26, beginning at 4 at Whippoorwill Hall Theatre, North Castle Public Library, Kent Place, Armonk, N.Y., followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Amore Restaurant; tickets $125/person; visit or call 914-271-2811.
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;
Sarah’s Wine Bar, upstairs at Bernard’s, 20 West Lane Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or Bob Curiano, guitar, every Wed.; Mark Mollica, every Thur., guitar;  Sun., Wed. & Thur. at 6:30, Fri.-Sat., 7:30ish. Jazz Masters Series: Peter and Will Anderson Trio, Sun., July 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $27.50 cover/$15 min.
Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or 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).
The Hideaway, 30 Grove St., Ridgefield: Rob Fried Trio with Ed Chervansky and Chris Pike, Sat., July 18, 9:30 p.m.
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: Ken Gioffre, saxophone, Bill Bickford, guitar, and Mark Minkler, bass, July 19 and 26; Phil Bowler, bass, and Hiroshi Yamazaki, piano, Aug. 2; John Fumasoli, trombone, and guests TBA, Aug. 9; Charlie Lagond, saxophone, and guests TBA, Aug. 16.
Jazz @ Pizzeria Lauretano, Sun. at 6 p.m., res. recommended; 291 Greenwood Ave., Bethel; 203-792-1500: Bill Crow Quartet, July 19, $15; Swing du Jour, July 26, $15; closed Sundays during August.
Fuji of Japan Restaurant, 111 Old King’s Highway North, Darien; or call 203-655-4995: Thursday night music, alternating Nicole Pasternak and Maria Tiscia.
Le Fontane Ristorante, corner Rte. 137 & 100, Katonah, N.Y., 914-232-9619 or Friday evening Live Jazz with Joe Jazz & The Band.
Daryl’s House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.; or 845-289-0185: Girls, Guns & Glory, Thur., July 16, 8 p.m., no cover; The Allman Neville Pitchell Band, Fri., July 17, 8 p.m., $25, $35; Chris Smither, Sat., July 18, 9 p.m., $25, $30; Bosco & THe Storm, Sun., July 19, 2 p.m., no cover; Gdeon Luke and The People, Sun., July 19, 8 p.m., $15.
* Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y.; box office, 914-592-2222 or  Godspell, July 9-Aug. 9; 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: Comedy Night, adult stand-up, Sat., July 25, 8:30, $90; Tribute to the King, Sat., Aug. 1, 8:30, $90; The Drifters and Tribut to The Platters, Sat., Aug. 8, 8:30 p.m., $90; ABsalute Gold, Abba tribute, Sat., Aug. 15, $90.
* CHIRP 2015, free concerts at 7 p.m., in Ballard Park, off Main St., Ridgefield, through Sept. 1;; rain phone number, 203-431-2760 (after 4 p.m.); lawn seating, donations appreciated: Mark Erelli, Thur., July 16; Front Country, Tues., July 21; Wild Ponies, Thur., July 23; Cherish the Ladies, Tues., July 28; Susan Werner, Thur., July 30; Jimmy La Fave, Tues., Aug. 4; Lunasa, Thur., Aug. 6; Hot Club of Cowtown, Tues., Aug. 11; Matt Andersen, Thur., Aug. 13.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival on the grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison, N.Y.; tickets $28-$84, avail. at 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.
* 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 or email Hairspray, 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: July 17, The Bernadettes; July 24, What Up Funk; July 31, That Band; Aug. 7, Rumrunners.
Live at the Ives: Unplugged, Sat., July 18, starting at 5, night of acoustic music by local artists; Indie Under the Stars, Sat., July 25, starting at 5, local indie performers; WXCI Concert Series at Ives Concert Park, WCSU Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury; info.,; for tickets,
* 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.): Steve D’Agostino (Great American Songbook), July 21; National Drive, pop country, July 28; Bob Button Big Band, Aug. 4; Signature, Top 40, Aug. 11.
* Concerts on the Green at City Center Danbury; free;, 203-792-1711; Fri.-Sat., generally, main acts at 8 p.m., opening acts at 7:15:   Conroy Warren & Coastal Zone, Fri., July 17; Bacon & Brew Fest, Sat., July 18; Mad Satta, Fri., July 24; Alternate Universe, Sat., July 25; Mighty Ploughboys, Fri., July 31; West Afrikan Drumming, Thur., Aug. 6; Higher & Higher, Fri., Aug. 7; Ze Rodrigo, Sat., Aug. 8; Griffin Anthony, full band, Fri., Aug. 14; Three-Legged Dog, Sat., Aug. 15.
* 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 Cruise presented by the Coachmen,  at 6 p.m., Concert Summertime, 7 p.m., July 22; Kids Show TBA, 6:30 p.m., Crosby, Stills & Nash, 7:30, Wed., July 29; One Hot Night, tribute to Neil Diamond featuring Tommy Lynn, 7 p.m., Wed., Aug. 5; Pied Piper Petting Zoo, 6:30 p.m., Desert Highway, Eagles tribute band, at 7:30, Aug. 12.
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts 70th Anniversary Season, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y.; or 914-232-1252; concerts generally at 7 on Thur., 8 on Fri. and Sat., 4:30 on Sun.: The Amazing Scarlattis, bel canto young artists, Thur., July 16; Calidore String Quartet, Fri., July 17; Jazz at Lincoln Center Festival with Wynto Marsalis, featuring Cecile McLorin Salvant, Sat., July 18; Jennifer Koh, violin, with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Sun., July 19; Dancing at Dusk: Middle Eastern Belly Dancing with Carmine and Friends and Kaeshi Chai, Wed., July 22; Guitar in the Garden: Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Thur., July 23; John Batiste and Quartet, Fri., July 24; Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites, Bel Canto at Caramoor and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s/Will Cruchfield, Sat., July 25; Eroica Trio, Sun., July 26.
* Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, 40 Jesup Rd., Westport (on the Saugatuck River south of the Westport Public Library), free evening concerts most nights during summer, complete schedule to be posted online.  Summer Gala: Don Felder — An Evening at the Hotel California, Sat., July 25, concert-only tickets $55, Gala + concert tickets from $250; Stars-on-Tour: Little River Band, Fri., Aug. 14, concert-only tickets $45, $40, concert + cocktail party, $125.
* Derby Summer Concert Series, Tues. nights 7-9 p.m. on the Derby Green (raindates the following Wed. night, except for fireworks:  The Ascensions, July 21; The Larry Ayce Band featuring Doreen Marie, July 28; Dr. Ya ya’s Dirty Rice Revue Mardi Gras Party, Aug. 4; I’Liguri, Aug. 11.
Alive@Five spon. by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District, at Columbus Park, Broad St./Washington Blvd., Stamford; Thur. at 5 p.m., July 9-Aug. 13, $10 adm., 12 and under free; under 21 must enter before 7, photo ID required, all entries from Main St. main entrance; info., Boyz II Men, July 16; Guster, July 23; Andy Grammer, July 30; Sister Hazel, Aug. 6; Shaggy, Aug. 13.
* Twilight Concerts at the Pardee-Morris House, 325 Lighthouse Rd., New Haven; grounds open at 6, concert at 7; house open to visitors for tours till 8 p.m.; bring a picnic or use the onsite food truck, Spuds Your Way, free adm., donations welcome; info., 203-562-4183: Prester John, Connecticut duo, Wed., July 22.
* Monroe Summer Concert Series at Wolfe Park, Cutlers Farm Rd., people w/out parking stickers use overflow lot, Fri. eves. at 7:30, bring blankets, chairs, picnics: The Larry Stevens Band, July 17; The Timmy Maia Experience, July 31.
* Movie Time Outdoor Movies presented by Norwalk Recreation & Parks Dept. at Shady Beach, Calf Pasture Beach Rd., Norwalk; screenings at dusk, free activities at  6 p.m., $10/car w/out Norwalk beach sticker: Planes, Sat., July 18; Paddington, Sat., July 25; Annie 2014, Sat., Aug. 1; Big Hero 6, Sat., Aug. 8; Into the Woods, Sat., Aug. 15, free face painting at 5:30.
The Bearcats Jazz Band, Wed., July 22, 7:15-8:45 p.m., rain date July 23; Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch St., Greenwich; info., 203-618-7649 or (rain cancellation after 4 p.m., 203-861-6100).
Katonah Museum of Art, concerts in the garden, 134 Jay St./Rte. 22, Katonah, N.Y., or 914-232-9555:  The Harlem Chamber Players, Wed., Aug. 5; $20 adm. incl. comp. beer and wine, gates open at 5:30 for picnics, music at 6:30, adv. tickets recommended.
20th Gathering of the Vibes, July 30-Aug. 2; Seaside Park, Bridgeport;
Music in the Park at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers, N.Y., Fridays 6:30-8:30; gates open 5:30, $5 adm., food/drink avail., cancelled by rain; info.,, or 914-864-7268: Jon Doty and Friends, jazz favorites, July 17; The Ridgefield Symphony Brass Quintet, July 24.
Beginnings, the ultimate Chicago tribute band, presented by the Greenwich Police Silver Shield Assoc., Sat., Aug. 1, 7 p.m., Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch St., Greenwich; free.
Connecticut Free Shakespeare presents Mornings of April and May, comedy by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Aug. 5-9; zoo re-opens for picnickers at 5:30, performance 6-8 p.m., free adm.; Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport; info., or call 203-916-8066.