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

Aug 20, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Aug 26, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Sep 4, 2020
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 9, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 19, 2020
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Compass Records recording artist. Formerly on Windham Hill. Began career at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. Songs covered by Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel, Joan Baez, Dion
Sep 20, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 1, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 2, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 3, 2020
Playing at Roaring Brook Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2020
Playing at Warwick Public Library (Library)
Oct 8, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 15, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Oct 17, 2020
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2020
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 29, 2020
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 30, 2020
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Nights at the Beekley (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Storrs, CT

House Concerts

The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Roots Hoot House Concerts (South Kingstown)
Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)

Listening Rooms

Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Westerly)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
The Parlor Room (Northampton)
Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Perks and Corks (Westerly)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
Askew (Providence)
Java Madness (Wakefield)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
Chester Common Table (Chester)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)
Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)
Tapped Apple Winery (Westerly)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Abandon Building Brewery (Easthampton)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Warwick Public Library (Warwick)

Small Theaters

Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingsto)
AS220 (Providence)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
News Cafe (Pawtucket)
Space Ballroom (Hamden)