Live Acoustic Music Near Cumberland, Rhode Island

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are many house concerts being held in and around the Cumberland area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Cumberland host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Many local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Cumberland area. Restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Feb 25, 2020
Playing at The Wilbur Theater (Concert Hall)
Feb 25, 2020
Playing at Mr. Dooley's Boston (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Cafe 939 (College/University)
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Cafe 939 (College/University)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at The Sinclair (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with. NPR calls Alisa, “a pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams.”
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at Front Street Concerts (House Concert)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at The Sinclair (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Founder of the Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, is now touring as a solo performer, bringing along friends and musical guests.
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Listening Room)
Feb 29, 2020
Playing at Harvard Public Library (Library)
Feb 29, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at AS220 (Small Theater)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at New Revival Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Listening Room)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Off the Common Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Shawna Caspi is a mighty singer, a fingerstyle guitarist, a story sculptor, and a truth teller.
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Common Fence Music (House Concert)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Wild Maple's lively, innovative acoustic sound is derived from a spectrum of musical influences including Americana, Traditional Irish/English folk music, Blues, and popular music of the western hemisphere from the late 20th century. Wonderful two and th
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Musical Chairs House Concert Series (House Concert)
Mar 8, 2020
Playing at The Hearing Room (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Cumberland, RI

House Concerts

Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
The Rec Room House Concerts (Belmont)
Log House Concerts (Westport)
Cranberry County House Concerts (Carver)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Roots Hoot House Concerts (South Kingstown)

Listening Rooms

Galactic Theatre (Warren)
The Collaborative 02885 (Warren)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)
Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
9 Wallis (Beverly)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Third Floor Coffeehouse (Northborough)
Braintree Folk at All Souls Church Coffeehouse (Braintree)
Open Road Coffeehouse (Rockland)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
First Parish of Sudbury Coffee House (Sudbury)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)
Music in the Gallery (New Bedford)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Song Society of Greater Boston (Watertown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Askew (Providence)
Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Three Squares Craft Kitchen & Cocktails (Needham)
Somethin's Brewin Book Cafe (Lakeville)
The Square Root Café (Boston)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
Clements' Marketplace (Portsmouth)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
The Bebop (Boston)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Burren (Somerville)
Town Tavern (Arlington)
Pour Judgement (Newport)
The Safari Room at OceanCliff (Newport)
Java Madness (Wakefield)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Perks and Corks (Westerly)

Vineyards & Breweries

Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (Dartmouth)
Newport Vineyards (Middletown)
Tapped Apple Winery (Westerly)

Libraries

Franklin Public Library (Franklin)
Holliston Public Library (Holliston)
Warwick Public Library (Warwick)
Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Harvard Public Library (Harvard)
Plymouth Public Library (Plymouth)

Small Theaters

Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center (Foxborough)
AS220 (Providence)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
Firehouse Theater (Newport)
Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingsto)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)
The Cabot (Beverly)

Bars & Nightclubs

News Cafe (Pawtucket)
Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)
Toad (Cambridge)