Live Acoustic Music Near New Haven, 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 New Haven 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 New Haven host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in New Haven. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at The Outer Space (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Trinity Coffee House (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Hog River Brewing (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at Fairfield Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at Guilford Performing Arts Festival (Festival)
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
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at Chestnut Tree Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at The Schoolhouse Theater (Small Theater)
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 29, 2019
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Sep 29, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around New Haven, 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)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)

Vineyards & Breweries

Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)

Libraries

Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

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

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)