Live Acoustic Music Near Dover, New Hampshire

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 Dover 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 Dover host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Dover 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

Oct 23, 2019
Playing at One Longfellow Square (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Stone Mountain Arts Center (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Borrowed House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Capitol Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at The Old New Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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
Oct 30, 2019
Playing at Apohadion Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 31, 2019
Playing at Press Room Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at One Longfellow Square (Listening Room)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at Press Room Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Lenny's (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 3, 2019
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Nov 7, 2019
Playing at Press Room Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at State Theatre (Concert Hall)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at Andy's Old Port Pub (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Willie T & Doctor X are a dynamic acoustic rock/folk/blues duo, performing an interesting and exciting mix of original songs and off the beaten track covers. Their music evokes an overall 1970s roots-rock feel
Nov 14, 2019
Playing at Empire (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 15, 2019
Playing at Portsmouth Book and Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Dover, NH

House Concerts

Sleepy Hollow House Concerts (Chester)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
The Greenhouse studio (Gilford)
Yurt Concerts (Parsonsfield)
Three Pork Hill (Ossipee)

Listening Rooms

3S Artspace (Portsmouth)
The Word Barn (Exeter)
One Longfellow Square (Portland)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
9 Wallis (Beverly)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
Stone Mountain Arts Center (Brownfield)
Old Meetinghouse (Francestown)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

First Friday Coffeehouse, Exeter, New Hampshire (Exeter)
The Old New Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
Birds and Beans Coffeehouse (Concord)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
Andover Community Coffeehouse (Andover)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Flight Coffee (Dover)
Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)
Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
Andy's Old Port Pub (Portland)
Lenny's (Westbrook)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)

Small Theaters

The Music Hall (Portsmouth)
Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)
Apohadion Theatre (Portland)
The Cabot (Beverly)
Footlights Theater (Falmouth)

Outdoor Music Series

Maudslay Arts Center (Newburyport)
West Newbury Community Bandstand Summer Concerts (West Newbury)

Bars & Nightclubs

Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)
Empire (Portland)