Live Acoustic Music Near Marblehead, 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 Marblehead 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 as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 21, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 24, 2018
Tinsley Ellis (Blues)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 25, 2018
The Dupont Brothers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Lizard Lounge (Listening Room)
Jan 25, 2018
Howie Day (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 26, 2018
The Brother Brothers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2018
Steve Forbert (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2018
The Black Lillies (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2018
Sean Rowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2018
Joe Purdy (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Brighton Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 2, 2018
The Boxcar Lillies (Country)
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)

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

House Concerts

Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Rockland (Rockland)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Beal House (Kingston)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Franklin House Concerts (Franklin)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Maple Street Congregational Church (Danvers)
One World Coffee House (Essex)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Crossroads Coffeehouse (North Andover)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Union Coffeehouse (East Bridgewater)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Simple Gifts Coffee House (Nashua)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)

Cafes & Restaurants

The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
6B Lounge (Boston)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Burren (Somerville)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)


Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Concert Series at Nashua Public Library (Nashua)
Harvard Public Library (Harvard)

Small Theaters

The Cabot (Beverly)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)
Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)

Bars & Nightclubs

Toad (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)