Live Acoustic Music Near Plymouth, 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Many 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 and around the Plymouth 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

May 23, 2019
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
"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
May 23, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 24, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Mackenzie Shivers began writing music when she was four years old and started piano lessons when she was five. In her songwriting, she underpins her classical training with an emotional essence that blossom together like bright buds as they bloom atop a
May 24, 2019
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
May 25, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 25, 2019
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
May 26, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 27, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 27, 2019
Playing at Toad (Bar/Nightclub)
May 28, 2019
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
May 28, 2019
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
May 29, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 30, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
May 30, 2019
Playing at Lizard Lounge (Listening Room)
May 30, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 31, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 31, 2019
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jun 2, 2019
Playing at Thunder Road (Listening Room)
Jun 4, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Plymouth, MA

House Concerts

Cranberry County House Concerts (Carver)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Log House Concerts (Westport)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Brick Hill House Concerts (Orleans)
The Rec Room House Concerts (Belmont)
Musical Chairs House Concerts (Lexington)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)

Listening Rooms

The Acoustic Lounge (Plymouth)
Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Cotuit Center for the Arts (Cotuit)
Milton Art Center (Milton)
The Cultural Center of Cape Cod (South Yarmouth)
City Winery (Boston)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
9 Wallis (Beverly)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Music in the Gallery (New Bedford)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Maple Street Congregational Church (Danvers)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)

Folk Music Societies

Woods Hole Folk Music Society (Woods Hole)
Folk Song Society of Greater Boston (Watertown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Somethin's Brewin Book Cafe (Lakeville)
Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Coffeehouse at the Mews (Provincetown)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
The Bebop (Boston)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Three Squares Craft Kitchen & Cocktails (Needham)
The Burren (Somerville)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Pour Judgement (Newport)

Vineyards & Breweries

Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (Dartmouth)
Truro Vineyards (North Truro)

Libraries

Plymouth Public Library (Plymouth)
Middleborough Public Library (Middleborough)
Bourne Public Library (Bourne)
Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Franklin Public Library (Franklin)

Small Theaters

The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)
Provincetown Art House Theatre (Provincetown)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
AS220 (Providence)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
The Cabot (Beverly)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)

Bars & Nightclubs

Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Toad (Cambridge)
Fete Music Hall (Providence)