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 Springfield area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Churches and non-profit community groups around Springfield 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 Springfield. 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 Springfield, MA
|Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)|
|Lower Falls House Concerts (Greenfield)|
|Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)|
|New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)|
|Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)|
|Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)|
|Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)|
|The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)|
|The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)|
|The Foundry (West Stockbridge)|
|Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)|
|The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)|
|Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)|
|Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)|
|Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)|
|Infinity Hall (Norfolk)|
|Shea Theater Arts Center (Turners Falls)|