Live Acoustic Music Near Putnam, Connecticut

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 Putnam 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 Putnam host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Many 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 Putnam 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

May 31, 2019
Playing at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Listening Room)
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at Luthier's Co-op (Listening Room)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Narrows Center For the Arts (Small Theater)
Jun 9, 2019
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 12, 2019
Playing at Serendipity Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 13, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at Tin Bridge Brewing (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 15, 2019
Playing at Blackstone River Theater (Small Theater)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
"Singing guitarists Dustin & Ian Meadows prove that roots music is an unending resource, turning early influences gleaned from the Band and Gillian Welch into an engagingly twangy sibling sound all their own." - Boston Globe
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Amazing Things Art Center (Small Theater)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Stoughton House of Brews (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Tapped Apple Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Putnam, CT

House Concerts

Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Roots Hoot House Concerts (Peace Dale)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
The Old Church Concert Series (Rocky Hill)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Log House Concerts (Westport)
The Rec Room House Concerts (Belmont)
Musical Chairs House Concerts (Lexington)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)

Listening Rooms

The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
The Parlor Room (Northampton)
Milton Art Center (Milton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Third Floor Coffeehouse (Northborough)
OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Unity House Concerts (Springfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Song Society of Greater Boston (Watertown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Bull Mansion (Worcester)
Java Madness (Wakefield)
Pour Judgement (Newport)
Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Three Squares Craft Kitchen & Cocktails (Needham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine Bar (South Hadley)
Somethin's Brewin Book Cafe (Lakeville)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)

Vineyards & Breweries

Tapped Apple Winery (Westerly)
Tin Bridge Brewing (Westfield)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (Dartmouth)
Abandon Building Brewery (Easthampton)

Libraries

Franklin Public Library (Franklin)
Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)
Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)
Middleborough Public Library (Middleborough)

Small Theaters

AS220 (Providence)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center at Eagle Hill (Hardwick)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)