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 many house concerts being held in and around the Northampton area. 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 small listening rooms and theaters in and around the Northampton area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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

Aug 22, 2018
Marc Black (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Simsbury Public Library (Library)
Aug 22, 2018
House of Hamill (Celtic)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 23, 2018
Rodney Crowell (Country)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 24, 2018
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Aug 25, 2018
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Aug 25, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 1, 2018
The Fremonts (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Dream Away Lodge (Cafe/Restaurant)
Sep 9, 2018
Bernice Lewis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 12, 2018
Claude Bourbon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Lower Falls House Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 14, 2018
Jill Sobule (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Sep 14, 2018
Steve Forbert (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 22, 2018
Joe Crookston (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Sep 29, 2018
Kala Farnham (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Center at Eagle Hill (Small Theater)
Sep 29, 2018
Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Center at Eagle Hill (Small Theater)
Sep 29, 2018
Peter Mayer (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Coffeehouse)
Oct 2, 2018
Native Harrow (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2018
Eric Hutchinson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 5, 2018
Rachael Kilgour (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 6, 2018
Jeffrey Foucault (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Shea Theater Arts Center (Small Theater)
Oct 12, 2018
The Twangtown Paramours (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wildwood Arts Concerts at MacArthur House (House Concert)

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

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)