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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Dover, NH
|Sleepy Hollow House Concerts (Chester)|
|Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)|
|Yurt Concerts (Parsonsfield)|
|Three Pork Hill (Ossipee)|
|Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)|
|3S Artspace (Portsmouth)|
|The Word Barn (Exeter)|
|One Longfellow Square (Portland)|
|The Hearing Room (Lowell)|
|9 Wallis (Beverly)|
|Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)|
|Stone Mountain Arts Center (Brownfield)|
|Old Meetinghouse (Francestown)|
|New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)|
|Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)|
|Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)|
|Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)|
|Maple Street Congregational Church (Danvers)|
|North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)|
|Andover Community Coffeehouse (Andover)|
|Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)|
|Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)|
|Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)|
|Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)|
|Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)|
|Coffee Coffee (Salem)|
|Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)|
|Andy's Old Port Pub (Portland)|
|The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)|
|The Music Hall (Portsmouth)|
|Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)|
|Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)|
|The Cabot (Beverly)|
|Maudslay Arts Center (Newburyport)|
|Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)|