Live Acoustic Music Near New Salem, 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 several house concerts being held in and around the New Salem 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 Salem host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Many 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 New Salem 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

Nov 13, 2021
Playing at Signature Sounds (Online Concert Stream)
Grammy nominee & Berklee College Visiting Scholar Bruce Molsky brings the spirit and escape of live concerts of fiddle, banjo, guitar and songs streamed from his living room to yours.
Oct 19, 2021
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 21, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
The Accidentals display a genre-hopping range of influences and some smart songwriting skills to go with their abundant musical chops
Oct 21, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 21, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 22, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Sandisfield Arts Center (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 27, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 29, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 29, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 30, 2021
Playing at Hardwick Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 30, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
American Songwriter describes Eilen Jewell as “one of America’s most intriguing, creative and idiosyncratic voices.”
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Nov 3, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 3, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
An American blues guitarist, musician, and singer. His playing combines a number of blues styles, primarily Delta blues.
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Chester Common Table (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Colonial Theatre (Small Theater)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at The Stone Church (Small Theater)
Nov 6, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 6, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 6, 2021
Playing at Indian Hill Music (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 10, 2021
Playing at Calvin Theater (Small Theater)
Nov 11, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 12, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 12, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Nov 12, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 13, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 13, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 14, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Nov 15, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 17, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 17, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 18, 2021
Playing at Shea Theater Arts Center (Small Theater)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Nov 18, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 20, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 21, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 24, 2021
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around New Salem, MA

House Concerts

Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Lower Falls House Concerts (Greenfield)
Debs Chesham House Concerts (Chesham)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)

Listening Rooms

Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Becket Arts Center (Becket)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Chester Common Table (Chester)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hardwick Winery (Hardwick)
Black Birch Vineyard (Hatfield)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Keene Public Library Theatre (Keene)
Wilton Folk Cafe (Wilton)
Whipple Free Library (New Boston)

Small Theaters

Shea Theater Arts Center (Turners Falls)
Calvin Theater (Northampton)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
The Stone Church (Brattleboro)
Colonial Theatre (Keene)
Next Stage (Putney)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
Sandisfield Arts Center (Sandisfield)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)