Live Acoustic Music Near Northampton, Massachusetts

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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 Northampton 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 Northampton 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 Northampton 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Nov 17, 2018
Matt Watroba (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Mt Toby Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 18, 2018
Eliza Gilkyson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Nov 30, 2018
Matt the Electrician (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 2, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 6, 2018
The Weather Station (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Dec 6, 2018
Henry Jamison (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 7, 2018
Heather Maloney (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 8, 2018
Heather Maloney (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 8, 2018
Lisa Bastoni (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 12, 2018
Matt the Electrician (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Dec 14, 2018
Michael Glabicki (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 14, 2018
Mark Erelli (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 15, 2018
Chris Pureka (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 16, 2018
Chris Pureka (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Jan 4, 2019
Joshua Radin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Jan 25, 2019
Dar Williams (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2019
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 9, 2019
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Northampton, MA

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House Concerts

Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Lower Falls House Concerts (Greenfield)
Zoar House Concerts (Charlemont)
Billsville House Concerts (Williamstown)

Listening Rooms

The Parlor Room (Northampton)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Westfield Athenaeum (Westfield)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Unity House Concerts (Springfield)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)

Cafes & Restaurants

Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine Bar (South Hadley)
The Montague Bookmill (Montague)
Mocha Maya's (Shelburne Falls)
The Dream Away Lodge (Becket)
Starving Artist Cafe (Lee)
Cork n Hearth (Lee)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)
Gypsy Joynt (Great Barrington)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Pines Theater at Look Park (Florence)
Shea Theater Arts Center (Turners Falls)
The Center at Eagle Hill (Hardwick)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
The Stone Church (Brattleboro)
Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)