Live Acoustic Music Near Simsbury, 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 Simsbury 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 Simsbury 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 and around the Simsbury 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 26, 2019
Playing at Fort Hill Brewery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Steve writes and performs original songs inspired by everyday people and their stories. His new songs aim to uplift and move people to make positive changes in their lives, follow their dreams and challenge stereotypes.
May 30, 2019
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
May 31, 2019
Playing at The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Cave A Vin (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at Luthier's Co-op (Listening Room)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Chester Common Table (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Jun 9, 2019
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 13, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at Tin Bridge Brewing (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at The Dream Away Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at The Stomping Ground (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
Jun 19, 2019
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at The Dream Away Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Simsbury, CT

House Concerts

Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
The Old Church Concert Series (Rocky Hill)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)

Listening Rooms

Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
The Parlor Room (Northampton)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
The Barn (South Egremont)
The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Daryl's House (Pawling)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Unity House Concerts (Springfield)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
Twelve Moons Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
Midtown Coffeehouse at WCSU (Danbury)
Bread and Roses Coffeehouse (Pittsfield)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Chester Common Table (Chester)
Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine Bar (South Hadley)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
The Dream Away Lodge (Becket)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
Starving Artist Cafe (Lee)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Methuselah (Pittsfield)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Montague Bookmill (Montague)

Vineyards & Breweries

Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)
Abandon Building Brewery (Easthampton)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)

Libraries

Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
The Center at Eagle Hill (Hardwick)