Live Acoustic Music Near Holliston, Massachusetts

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 Holliston 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 Holliston 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Holliston 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


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 29, 2020
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Oct 29, 2020
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (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 7, 2020
Playing at Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 14, 2020
Playing at Columbus Theater (Concert Hall)
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 Off the Common Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money and Joey Molland (of
Dec 10, 2020
Playing at The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Holliston, MA

House Concerts

Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Cranberry County House Concerts (Carver)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Log House Concerts (Westport)

Listening Rooms

Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Galactic Theatre (Warren)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
9 Wallis (Beverly)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Braintree Folk at All Souls Church Coffeehouse (Braintree)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Open Road Coffeehouse (Rockland)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
Music in the Gallery (New Bedford)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
The Square Root Café (Boston)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
The Bebop (Boston)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Town Tavern (Arlington)
The Burren (Somerville)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Porch Southern Fare and Juke Joint (Medford)
Askew (Providence)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Clements' Marketplace (Portsmouth)
Pour Judgement (Newport)

Vineyards & Breweries

Newport Vineyards (Middletown)


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

Small Theaters

Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
AS220 (Providence)
The Cabot (Beverly)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
Firehouse Theater (Newport)
Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingsto)

Bars & Nightclubs

Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Toad (Cambridge)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)
News Cafe (Pawtucket)
Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Newport Blues Cafe (Newport)