Live Acoustic Music Near Northborough, Massachusetts

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 Northborough 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 Northborough host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several 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 and small theaters in and around the Northborough 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

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Dec 17, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Borrowed House Concerts (House Concert)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Oct 30, 2020
Playing at The Wilbur Theater (Concert Hall)
Nov 5, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 14, 2020
Playing at Columbus Theater (Concert Hall)
Nov 19, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin MacRae is a singer/songwriter from Ithaca, NY, whose music is known for its lyrical and vocal intensity. With a sensitive finger-picking style, MacRae crafts songs rich in wordplay and story.
Dec 5, 2020
Playing at Off the Common Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money and Joey Molland (of
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Northborough, MA

House Concerts

Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)

Listening Rooms

Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
Bass Hall at Monadnock Center for History and Culture (Peterborough)
9 Wallis (Beverly)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Galactic Theatre (Warren)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Braintree Folk at All Souls Church Coffeehouse (Braintree)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Open Road Coffeehouse (Rockland)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Town Tavern (Arlington)
The Square Root Café (Boston)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
The Burren (Somerville)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
The Bebop (Boston)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Porch Southern Fare and Juke Joint (Medford)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
Askew (Providence)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)

Libraries

Harvard Public Library (Harvard)
Wilton Folk Cafe (Wilton)
Warwick Public Library (Warwick)

Small Theaters

Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
AS220 (Providence)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
The Cabot (Beverly)

Bars & Nightclubs

Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Toad (Cambridge)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)
News Cafe (Pawtucket)
Fete Music Hall (Providence)