Live Acoustic Music Near Northampton, 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 Northampton 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 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries 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 Acoustic Shows

Featured

Oct 3, 2021
Playing at Dewey Hall (Listening Room)
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.
Sep 21, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Sep 24, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
An American singer-songwriter and actress, who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at Keene Public Library Theatre (Library)
An americana, celtic, folk, songwriter, traditional group from West Townshend, Vermont
Sep 26, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
An American singer-songwriter and actress, who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol
Oct 1, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 2, 2021
Playing at Next Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 7, 2021
Playing at The Barn (Listening Room)
Oct 7, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at The Stone Church (Small Theater)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 10, 2021
Playing at The Stone Church (Small Theater)
Oct 10, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 12, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 14, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 16, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 16, 2021
Playing at Mt Toby Concerts (House Concert)
International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone i
Oct 16, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 19, 2021
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 21, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (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 22, 2021
Playing at The Barn (Listening Room)
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
Oct 22, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2021
Playing at The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Sandisfield Arts Center (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 24, 2021
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone i
Oct 29, 2021
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
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.”
Nov 3, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Colonial Theatre (Small Theater)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at The Stone Church (Small Theater)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Chester Common Table (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 6, 2021
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2021
Playing at The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 9, 2021
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Northampton, MA

House Concerts

Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Lower Falls House Concerts (Greenfield)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Debs Chesham House Concerts (Chesham)

Listening Rooms

Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Becket Arts Center (Becket)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)
Dewey Hall (Sheffield)
The Barn (South Egremont)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Chester Common Table (Chester)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)

Vineyards & Breweries

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

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Keene Public Library Theatre (Keene)

Small Theaters

Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Calvin Theater (Northampton)
Shea Theater Arts Center (Turners Falls)
Sandisfield Arts Center (Sandisfield)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
The Stone Church (Brattleboro)
Next Stage (Putney)
Colonial Theatre (Keene)