After Dark: Coffeehouse-style concerts, benefits and galas

An Evening of Expressions, June 7, 6 p.m., Rive Bistro, 229 Riverside Ave., Westport. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Westport Public Art Collections. Tickets $90-$175. Info:

Compass To Success: A Nautical Night of Seaside Support, June 7, 6:30 p.m., Black Rock Yacht Club, 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Village, Connecticut’s most vulnerable children and families, who often have histories of abuse, neglect, or live in poverty and are in need of behavioral health, educational, or family reunification services. Tickets $150. Info:

Funkraiser, June 8, 4-9 p.m., Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Rd., Ridgefield. Funky Dawgz Brass Band and saxophonist Tommy Weeks will headline the event. Proceeds will raise funds for Ridgefield High School’s instrumental music department. Tickets $20. Info:

Booked, June 11, 7 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt St., Wilton. Justin Paul will be at the Westport Library fundraiser. Tickets $1,000.  Info:


Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $25 at or 203-268-5857.

Luc’s Cafe-Restaurant, 3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield: “Cafe Musette” featuring Larry Urbon, guitarist. French songs, gypsy swing Mon. and Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m., info:

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).

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Ave., Bethel;, 203-917-3411.

Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Rd., Fairfield,, 203-292-8631; live music Fri. and Sat., 10 p.m.