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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries 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
|Peaks Island House Concert Series (Portland)|
|The Conant Homestead (Westbrook)|
|One Longfellow Square (Portland)|
|Cadenza Freeport (Freeport)|
|Vinegar Hill Music Theatre (Arundel)|
|The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn (Bridgton)|
|Stone Mountain Arts Center (Brownfield)|
|3S Artspace (Portsmouth)|
|Portland Lobster Company (Portland)|
|Clambake Seafood Restaurant (Scarborough)|
|Flight Coffee (Dover)|
|Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)|
|Maine Craft Distilling (Portland)|
|Fore River Brewing Company (South Portland)|
|Chocolate Church Arts Center (Bath)|
|The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor (Boothbay Harbor)|
|Deertrees Theatre (Harrison)|
|The Music Hall (Portsmouth)|
|Mountain Top Music Center (Conway)|