Live Acoustic Music Near Maynard, 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 Maynard 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 Maynard 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 and small theaters in and around the Maynard 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

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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 23, 2020
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Borrowed House Concerts (House Concert)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Oct 25, 2020
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (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 Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Linden Tree 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 Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 5, 2020
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Maynard, MA

House Concerts

Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Libraries

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

Small Theaters

Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
The Cabot (Beverly)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
AS220 (Providence)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)

Bars & Nightclubs

Toad (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)
News Cafe (Pawtucket)
Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)