Live Acoustic Music Near New Haven, 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 several house concerts being held in and around the New Haven area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Several churches and non-profit community groups around New Haven 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 New Haven.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Jun 24, 2021
Playing at Blue Spruce Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 25, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jun 25, 2021
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Jun 26, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jun 29, 2021
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Jul 4, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 6, 2021
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Jul 7, 2021
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jul 11, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jul 11, 2021
Playing at Down By The Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
Cliff Eberhardt is an American folk singer-songwriter. He is a founding member of the Fast Folk Music Cooperative in New York City.
Jul 22, 2021
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jul 23, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 25, 2021
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Jul 28, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 1, 2021
Playing at ConnArtists (House Concert)
Aug 1, 2021
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Aug 5, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 6, 2021
Playing at Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Aug 6, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 7, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 8, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 15, 2021
Playing at Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Aug 19, 2021
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Aug 19, 2021
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 70's, Halley has been working on her debut record for 2 years with plans to release in spring 2021.
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 21, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 28, 2021
Playing at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 70's, Halley has been working on her debut record for 2 years with plans to release in spring 2021.
Aug 29, 2021
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Sep 5, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Sep 11, 2021
Playing at The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 16, 2021
Playing at Hard Luck Cafe (Listening Room)
A Winner of both the Kerrville and Tumbleweed Folk Festival songwriting competitions, Claudia’s amber honey voice delivers emotionally fearless songs in between outlandish and irreverant monologues.
Sep 19, 2021
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Sep 19, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around New Haven, CT

House Concerts

ConnArtists (Southbury)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)

Listening Rooms

Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)

Libraries

Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)

Outdoor Music Series

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)
The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)