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 Portland area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms and small theaters in Portland. Restaurants and cafes around town 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Portland, ME
|Yurt Concerts (Parsonsfield)|
|Noble House Inn (Bridgton)|
|Three Pork Hill (Ossipee)|
|One Longfellow Square (Portland)|
|Drummore Bay Concert Hall (Phippsburg)|
|The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn (Bridgton)|
|Stone Mountain Arts Center (Brownfield)|
|Brick Church (Lovell)|
|3S Artspace (Portsmouth)|
|Andy's Old Port Pub (Portland)|
|Frontier Cafe (Brunswick)|
|Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)|
|Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)|
|Chocolate Church Arts Center (Bath)|
|Denmark Arts Center (Denmark)|
|Celebration Barn Theater (South Paris)|
|The Music Hall (Portsmouth)|
|Mountain Top Music Center (Conway)|