Live Acoustic Music Near New Milford, 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 New Milford area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around New Milford 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the New Milford area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

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

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

May 26
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
May 27
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
May 28
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
June 1
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
June 4
June 5
The Falcon (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Marlboro, NY
June 5
Hopkins Vineyard (Vineyard)
Warren, CT
June 9
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
June 10
ConnArtists (House Concert)
Southbury, CT
June 11
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
June 12
Simsbury Public Library (Library)
Simsbury, CT
June 13
The Falcon (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Marlboro, NY
June 15
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
June 17
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Wallingford, CT
June 18
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
June 18
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
June 18
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
June 19
"I think of Carolann Solebello as a painter with words. An illustrator could have a field day with the imaginative storytelling [in this] book of tales... she shows off some major chops." ~ Richard Cuccaro, Acoustic Live in NYC
First Acoustics (House Concert)
Kingston, NY
June 21
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
June 21
AHI
AHI is the stage name of Ahkinoah Habah Izarh, a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, whose album In Our Time was named as a Juno Award nominee for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2019
Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Ridgefield, CT
June 25
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
June 26
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Vineyard)
Colebrook, CT
July 2
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
July 9
Whether they’re ripping through a set of original jigs and reels, adding lush harmonies into traditional folk ballads, or cracking up an audience with stories from the road, House of Hamill puts on a show that captivates audiences.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Small Theater)
Putnam Valley, NY
July 10
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association (Outdoor Music Series)
Highland, NY
July 12
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
July 17
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
July 22
Hog River Brewing (Vineyard)
Hartford, CT
July 23
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
August 6
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
August 6
Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Southbury, CT
August 11
The power trio, The CarLeans join Marc Douglas Berardo and Texas living legend, Walt Wilkins at Cafe Nine on their Cheap Northeast Summer Vacation Tour.
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
August 13
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
August 14
Wall Street Theater (Small Theater)
Norwalk, CT
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around New Milford, Connecticut

House Concerts

Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
First Acoustics (Kingston)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)

Listening Rooms

Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Dewey Hall (Sheffield)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (New Milford)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Unison Arts Center (New Paltz)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Unitarian Society of Hartford (Hartford)
Voices Cafe (Westport)

Vineyards & Breweries

Candlewood Brewing (New Milford)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Hopkins Vineyard (Warren)
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Colebrook)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Dogwood Beacon (Beacon)
The Falcon (Marlboro)
The Hangout Cafe (Carmel Hamlet)

Libraries

Ossining Public Library (Ossining)
Ridgefield Library (Ridgefield)
Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Wall Street Theater (Norwalk)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Westport)
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association (Highland)

Bars & Nightclubs

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