Live Acoustic Music Near Norwood, 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 Norwood 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 Norwood 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 and small theaters in and around the Norwood 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

Mar 6, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Club Passim (Listening Room)
Janie grew up in the seat of Americana's American Folklife Festivals, where her exposure to the likes of the Seldom Scene and John Hartford stayed with her through many years of session singing.
Mar 8, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 13, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Club Passim (Listening Room)
Rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with. NPR calls Alisa, “a pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams.”
Mar 19, 2021
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Mar 20, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Open Book Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 2, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 3, 2021
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Apr 8, 2021
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Apr 9, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2021
Playing at The Center for Arts in Natick (Small Theater)
Apr 10, 2021
Playing at Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
"Singing guitarists Dustin & Ian Meadows prove that roots music is an unending resource, turning early influences gleaned from the Band and Gillian Welch into an engagingly twangy sibling sound all their own." - Boston Globe
Apr 11, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
An American blues guitarist, musician, and singer. His playing combines a number of blues styles, primarily Delta blues.
Apr 14, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Apr 16, 2021
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Apr 18, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2021
Playing at Norwood Theater (Small Theater)
May 8, 2021
Playing at Bristol Stone Church 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 Norwood, MA

House Concerts

Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Cranberry County House Concerts (Carver)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Log House Concerts (Westport)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)

Listening Rooms

Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
City Winery (Boston)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
Galactic Theatre (Warren)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Braintree Folk at All Souls Church Coffeehouse (Braintree)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Open Road Coffeehouse (Rockland)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
The Bebop (Boston)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Burren (Somerville)
The Porch Southern Fare and Juke Joint (Medford)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Askew (Providence)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Pour Judgement (Newport)

Libraries

Warwick Public Library (Warwick)

Small Theaters

Norwood Theater (Norwood)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
AS220 (Providence)
The Cabot (Beverly)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)