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 several house concerts being held in and around the Pittsfield area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield. 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Pittsfield, MA
|Lower Falls House Concerts (Greenfield)|
|Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)|
|The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)|
|The Barn (South Egremont)|
|The Linda (Albany)|
|Club Helsinki (Hudson)|
|Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)|
|The Parlor Room (Northampton)|
|Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)|
|Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)|
|1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem)|
|Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)|
|Bread and Roses Coffeehouse (Pittsfield)|
|Twelve Moons Coffeehouse (Salisbury)|
|Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)|
|Starving Artist Cafe (Lee)|
|The Dream Away Lodge (Becket)|
|Chester Common Table (Chester)|
|Eden Cafe (Loudonville)|
|The Montague Bookmill (Montague)|
|Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)|
|Abandon Building Brewery (Easthampton)|
|Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)|
|Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)|
|Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)|
|Infinity Hall (Norfolk)|
|Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)|
|Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)|
|Shea Theater Arts Center (Turners Falls)|
|Eighth Step (Schenectady)|
|The Stone Church (Brattleboro)|