Live Acoustic Music Near Farmington, 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 Farmington 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 Farmington 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 Farmington 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

August 14
Almost Famous Brewing Company (Brewery)
East Granby, CT
August 18
Dewey Hall (Listening Room)
Sheffield, MA
August 19
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Wallingford, CT
August 21
August 21
Almost Famous Brewing Company (Brewery)
East Granby, CT
August 24
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
August 24
August 27
September 1
With elements of folk, blues, classical, and rock, South for Winter's varying sound is united by storytelling lyrics, complex instrumentation, and earthy vocals.
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
September 2
Jones Family Farms (Vineyard)
Shelton, CT
September 2
Five Corners Bistro and Craft Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
Farmington, CT
September 3
John Carter Hill is a singer/songwriter performing as a solo acoustic artist with great vocals and amazing guitar work, playing country, alternative, blues along with some very tasty original music
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Vineyard)
Granby, CT
September 5
Music at the Farmhouse (House Concert)
Chester, CT
September 9
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
September 11
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
September 14
Palace Theater (Small Theater)
Stafford Springs, CT
September 15
September 18
Almost Famous Brewing Company (Brewery)
East Granby, CT
September 22
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
September 25
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.
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
September 25
Husband-and-wife folk/rock Americana duo The Kennedys have been writing, recording & touring for over twenty five years. Their energetic pop-influenced sound recalls Buddy Holly & The Everly Brothers.
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
September 30
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 1970's, Halley released her debut record in June 2021.
September 30
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
September 30
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.
Hog River Brewing (Vineyard)
Hartford, CT
October 1
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 1970's, Halley released her debut record in June 2021.
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
October 1
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
October 2
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
October 7
The Old Church Concert Series (House Concert)
Meriden, CT
October 9
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
October 14
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
October 22
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
October 23
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
October 23
Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Southbury, CT
October 28
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Vineyard)
Colebrook, CT
November 10
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
November 10
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
November 11
Chester Common Table (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Chester, MA
November 12
The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
West Hartford, CT
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Farmington, Connecticut

House Concerts

Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Music at the Farmhouse (Chester)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)

Listening Rooms

Broad Brook Opera House (East Windsor)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Dewey Hall (Sheffield)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
Marlborough Arts Center (Marlborough)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (New Milford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Unitarian Society of Hartford (Hartford)

Vineyards & Breweries

Arrigoni Winery (Portland)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)
Broad Brook Brewing (Suffield)
Candlewood Brewing (New Milford)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Hopkins Vineyard (Warren)
Hops on the Hill Brewery (Glastonbury)
Jones Family Farms (Shelton)
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Colebrook)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Granby)
White Silo Farm & Winery (Sherman)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Chester Common Table (Chester)
Shortstop Bar & Grill (Westfield)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
Sandisfield Arts Center (Sandisfield)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)

Bars & Nightclubs

Cockeyed Crow (North Haven)
Five Corners Bistro and Craft Bar (Farmington)
Joe's Filling Station (Cromwell)
Space Ballroom (Hamden)
Toad's Place (New Haven)