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 Harvard 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 Harvard 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 Harvard 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 Harvard, MA
|Fractal House (Medford)|
|The Music Porch (Reading)|
|Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)|
|Debs Chesham House Concerts (Chesham)|
|Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)|
|Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)|
|Club Passim (Cambridge)|
|City Winery (Boston)|
|Bass Hall at Monadnock Center for History and Culture (Peterborough)|
|The Word Barn (Exeter)|
|Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)|
|Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)|
|Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)|
|Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)|
|Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)|
|Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)|
|Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)|
|Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)|
|The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)|
|The Burren (Somerville)|
|The Sinclair (Cambridge)|
|Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)|
|The Porch Southern Fare and Juke Joint (Medford)|
|The Bebop (Boston)|
|The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)|
|Wilton Folk Cafe (Wilton)|
|The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)|
|Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)|
|Norwood Theater (Norwood)|
|Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)|