Live Acoustic Music Near Hamden, Connecticut

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 Hamden 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 Hamden 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Hamden 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

Dec 6, 2019
Playing at Garde Arts Center (Concert Hall)
Dec 6, 2019
Playing at Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Dec 6, 2019
Playing at The Folk Fridays Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 7, 2019
Playing at Voices Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 8, 2019
Playing at Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (House Concert)
Dec 8, 2019
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Dec 8, 2019
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Dec 12, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The Old Church Concert Series (House Concert)
Dec 14, 2019
Playing at Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 20, 2019
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 10, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Jan 11, 2020
Playing at The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 11, 2020
Playing at Friday Night Folk at All Souls (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 18, 2020
Playing at Roaring Brook Concerts (Listening Room)
Jan 18, 2020
Playing at Nights at the Beekley (Listening Room)
Jan 21, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Lazer Lloyd blends Americana roots, folk rock and outlaw country blues with psychedelic spice for an unforgettable night of live music.
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Hamden, CT

House Concerts

New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
The Old Church Concert Series (Rocky Hill)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)

Listening Rooms

East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Twelve Moons Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
The Backstage Cafe at Vineyard Community Church (Hopewell Jct)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Outer Space (Hamden)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)

Vineyards & Breweries

Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)