Live Acoustic Music Near Middletown, 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 Middletown 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 Middletown 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 Middletown 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

Featured

Feb 20, 2022
Playing at The Malted Barley Upstairs (Listening Room)
Marc Douglas Berardo’s show brings to mind James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett, Guy Clark or Steely Dan with a touch of Twain or Hunter S Thompson for good measure. It’s a night of laughter and tears th
Jan 21, 2022
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Jan 22, 2022
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Jan 22, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Jan 23, 2022
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jan 27, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jan 28, 2022
Playing at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Listening Room)
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.
Jan 29, 2022
Playing at Stonington Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Feb 2, 2022
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 4, 2022
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 9, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Feb 11, 2022
Playing at Five Corners Bistro & Craft Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
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
Feb 12, 2022
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Feb 15, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Feb 18, 2022
Playing at Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 19, 2022
Playing at The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 20, 2022
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 23, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2022
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Feb 26, 2022
Playing at Luthier's Co-op (Listening Room)
Mar 4, 2022
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Mar 13, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 19, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Mar 22, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Mar 25, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 26, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 26, 2022
Playing at The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (Listening Room)
Mar 29, 2022
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 29, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
An American blues guitarist, musician, and singer. His playing combines a number of blues styles, primarily Delta blues.
Apr 2, 2022
Playing at Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 3, 2022
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 3, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2022
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Apr 8, 2022
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Apr 14, 2022
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Middletown, CT

House Concerts

The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)
Music at the Farmhouse (Chester)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)

Listening Rooms

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Marlborough Arts Center (Marlborough)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (New Milford)
La Grua Center (Stonington)
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Westerly)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Unitarian Society of Hartford (Hartford)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Voices Cafe (Westport)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)

Vineyards & Breweries

Arrigoni Winery (Portland)
Hops on the Hill Brewery (Glastonbury)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Granby)
Broad Brook Brewing (Suffield)
Maugle Sierra Vineyards (Ledyard)
Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Colebrook)
Candlewood Brewing (New Milford)
Stonington Vineyards (Stonington)
Abandon Building Brewery (Easthampton)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Ridgefield Library (Ridgefield)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Sandisfield Arts Center (Sandisfield)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)

Outdoor Music Series

Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Westport)
CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Southampton Arts Center (Southampton)

Bars & Nightclubs

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