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 Westerly 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 Westerly 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 and around the Westerly 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Westerly, RI
|Roots Hoot House Concerts (South Kingstown)|
|Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)|
|Log House Concerts (Westport)|
|Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)|
|Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)|
|The Malted Barley Upstairs (Westerly)|
|Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)|
|Galactic Theatre (Warren)|
|Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)|
|The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)|
|Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)|
|Music at Lily Pads (South Kingstown)|
|Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)|
|Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)|
|Music in the Gallery (New Bedford)|
|Perks and Corks (Westerly)|
|The Safari Room at OceanCliff (Newport)|
|Pour Judgement (Newport)|
|Clements' Marketplace (Portsmouth)|
|The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)|
|The Stomping Ground (Putnam)|
|Warwick Public Library (Warwick)|
|Firehouse Theater (Newport)|
|The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)|
|Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)|
|Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)|
|Southampton Arts Center (Southampton)|
|Newport Blues Cafe (Newport)|
|The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)|
|News Cafe (Pawtucket)|