Live Acoustic Music Near Fairfield, 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Fairfield area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

May 26
Award-winning NY-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist known for her soulful vocals, dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work, & highly entertaining improvisational stage banter.
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
May 26
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
May 31
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Port Washington, NY
May 31
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
June 1
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 5
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 6
Rainshadow Recording welcomes The Faux Paws, featuring Port Hadlock’s own Chris Miller, Sunday January 15 at 7:30pm at The Palindrome at Eaglemount Cidery, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Rd.
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
June 7
Singer-songwriter Dan Strauss has been performing for over twenty years with his trademark melodic storytelling and intimate vocals. Someone once said Dan's music felt like Jeff Tweedy being in the Beatles. That sums it up pretty good.
Bedford Playhouse (Small Theater)
Bedford, NY
June 9
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 13
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Westport, CT
June 14
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
June 15
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
June 15
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
June 16
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Westport, CT
June 16
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 21
Community Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Danbury, CT
June 21
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Westport, CT
June 21
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
June 22
College Street Music Hall (Concert Hall)
New Haven, CT
June 23
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
June 27
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
June 28
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Port Washington, NY
June 28
Best Video Film & Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Hamden, CT
June 29
American singer and songwriter who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
June 30
Dan Zlotnick has been called the “Americana voice of Westchester County, NY” because his joyous and warm energy enables him to connect with music fans in any setting.
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
July 2
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
July 6
Best Video Film & Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Hamden, CT
July 12
Best Video Film & Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Hamden, CT
July 13
Deni Bonet’s a singer/songwriter & virtuoso violinist playing quirky, melodic folk-rock. Performances include Carnegie Hall, Great Wall of China, United Nations, & the White House for Pres. Obama.
Mahopac Library (Library)
Mahopac, NY
July 13
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Westport, CT
July 20
Singer-songwriter Dan Strauss has been performing for over twenty years with his trademark melodic storytelling and intimate vocals. Someone once said Dan's music felt like Jeff Tweedy being in the Beatles. That sums it up pretty good.
Best Video Film & Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Hamden, CT
July 21
Singer-songwriter Dan Strauss has been performing for over twenty years with his trademark melodic storytelling and intimate vocals. Someone once said Dan's music felt like Jeff Tweedy being in the Beatles. That sums it up pretty good.
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
July 24
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
July 24
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
July 25
The Poco DNA is alive - Cimarron 615 is a vibrant new voice with rich Nashville roots. Their show channels a collective heritage that includes Poco & The Flying Burrito Bros into a contemporary take on harmony-laden, narrative country rock.
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
August 13
College Street Music Hall (Concert Hall)
New Haven, CT
August 13
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
August 17
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
August 17
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Westport, CT
August 18
Brian is a classic hard-working, touring troubadour, with a rich, clear voice and an engaging stage presence. With just guitar, voice, and a harmonica, Brian offers audiences inspired songs.
Nod Hill Brewery (Brewery)
Ridgefield, CT
August 20
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
August 24
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
August 25
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Fairfield, Connecticut

House Concerts

Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Shine Sessions House Concerts (Commack)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

Best Video Film & Cultural Center (Hamden)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Moriches Community Center (Center Moriches)
The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (New Milford)

Folk Music Societies

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Lyrics Coffeehouse (Redding)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hopkins Vineyard (Warren)
Jones Family Farms (Shelton)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
Jazzy's Cabaret (New Haven)
Mohansic Grill and Lounge (Yorktown Heights)
Notch8 (Bethel)
Rally Caps Sports Bar & Grill (North Branford)
Rosy Tomorrow's (Danbury)
The Hangout Cafe (Carmel Hamlet)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)

Libraries

Bethpage Library (Bethpage)
East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow)
Levittown Library (Levittown)
Mahopac Library (Mahopac)
New City Library (New City)
Norwalk Public Library (Norwalk)
Ossining Public Library (Ossining)
Ridgefield Library (Ridgefield)
Westbury Memorial Library (Westbury)

Small Theaters

Bedford Playhouse (Bedford)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Rockland Center For The Arts (West Nyack)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Wall Street Theater (Norwalk)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Westport)
Lasdon Park & Arboretum • Fall Concerts in the Park (Katonah)

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)