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 Cheshire 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 Cheshire 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 Cheshire 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 Cheshire, CT
|The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)|
|Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)|
|New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)|
|Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)|
|Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)|
|East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)|
|The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)|
|Cafe Nine (New Haven)|
|Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)|
|Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)|
|Daryl's House (Pawling)|
|Bing Arts Center (Springfield)|
|The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)|
|Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)|
|The Sounding Board (West Hartford)|
|Meeting House Presents (Hartford)|
|Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)|
|Voices Cafe (Westport)|
|Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)|
|StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)|
|Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)|
|The Down County Social Club (Sheffield)|
|Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)|
|Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)|
|Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)|
|College Street Music Hall (New Haven)|
|Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)|
|Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)|
|The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)|
|Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)|
|Infinity Hall (Norfolk)|
|Space Ballroom (Hamden)|