Live Acoustic Music Near Bedford, New Hampshire

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 Bedford 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 Bedford 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 and small theaters in and around the Bedford 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

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Dec 17, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
Oct 23, 2020
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Borrowed House Concerts (House Concert)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Oct 25, 2020
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Oct 30, 2020
Playing at The Wilbur Theater (Concert Hall)
Nov 5, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 13, 2020
Playing at The Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 19, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin MacRae is a singer/songwriter from Ithaca, NY, whose music is known for its lyrical and vocal intensity. With a sensitive finger-picking style, MacRae crafts songs rich in wordplay and story.
Dec 5, 2020
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 5, 2020
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Bedford, NH

House Concerts

Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
The Greenhouse studio (Gilford)

Listening Rooms

Bass Hall at Monadnock Center for History and Culture (Peterborough)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
The Word Barn (Exeter)
3S Artspace (Portsmouth)
9 Wallis (Beverly)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
City Winery (Boston)
Stage 33 Live (Bellows Falls)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
High Street Coffee House (Boscawen)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
First Friday Coffeehouse, Exeter, New Hampshire (Exeter)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
The Old New Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Andover Community Coffeehouse (Andover)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Sunapee Community Coffee House (Sunapee)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Stone Church Arts (Bellows Falls)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
The Flying Goose (New London)
Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)
Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)
Town Tavern (Arlington)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
The Burren (Somerville)
The Porch Southern Fare and Juke Joint (Medford)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
The Bebop (Boston)
The Square Root Café (Boston)

Libraries

Wilton Folk Cafe (Wilton)
Harvard Public Library (Harvard)

Small Theaters

Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
Franklin Opera House (Franklin)
Colonial Theatre (Keene)
The Music Hall (Portsmouth)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
The Cabot (Beverly)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)

Bars & Nightclubs

Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)
Toad (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)