Live Acoustic Music Near Franklin, Massachusetts

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Franklin area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Nov 24, 2017
Chrissi Poland (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Nov 25, 2017
Melissa Ferrick (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 25, 2017
Dave Dersham (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Nov 26, 2017
Hayley Sabella (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Nov 28, 2017
Rufus Wainwright (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 28, 2017
Sean Watkins (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Nov 29, 2017
The Barr Brothers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Sinclair (Cafe/Restaurant)
Nov 29, 2017
John Craigie (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Nov 29, 2017
Rufus Wainwright (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 30, 2017
Danny Barnes (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Franklin, MA

House Concerts

Franklin House Concerts (Franklin)
Front Street House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Abundant Haven House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Kind Of Blue (Barrington)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Rockland (Rockland)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Beal House (Kingston)
Log House Concerts (Westport)

Listening Rooms

Aurora Providence (Providence)
Milton Art Center (Milton)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Union Coffeehouse (East Bridgewater)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Church Street Coffeehouse (Warren)
Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)

Cafes & Restaurants

Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
6B Lounge (Boston)
The Burren (Somerville)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Cafe Arpeggio (New Bedford)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)

Small Theaters

Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
AS220 (Providence)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Toad (Cambridge)