Live Acoustic Music Near Rochdale, 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 Rochdale 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 Rochdale 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 and small theaters in and around the Rochdale 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Oct 19, 2018
Stephen Kellogg (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 20, 2018
Cheryl Wheeler (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wachusett Music Series (Coffeehouse)
Oct 20, 2018
The Rough and Tumble (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Oct 20, 2018
Rod Macdonald (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Mt Toby Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2018
Bettman & Halpin (Americana)
Playing at Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Oct 21, 2018
Peppino D'Agostino (Instrumental)
Playing at The Bread Box Theater (Coffeehouse)
Oct 26, 2018
The Watson Twins (Unknown)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2018
Robert Ellis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Columbus Theater (Concert Hall)
Oct 27, 2018
Chelsea Berry (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Homegrown Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Oct 27, 2018
Joe Pug (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Oct 30, 2018
Ezra Furman (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Fete Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 1, 2018
Jay Unger and Molly Mason (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Coffeehouse)
Nov 2, 2018
Pamela Means (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Nov 2, 2018
Jay Unger and Molly Mason (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Coffeehouse)
Nov 3, 2018
Hilton Park (Americana)
Playing at Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Cafe/Restaurant)
Nov 3, 2018
Sean Rowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Nov 3, 2018
Hanneke Cassel (Americana)
Playing at Blackstone River Theater (Small Theater)
Nov 3, 2018
Jay Unger and Molly Mason (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Coffeehouse)
Nov 4, 2018
Jay Unger and Molly Mason (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Coffeehouse)
Nov 4, 2018
Andy Mckee (Instrumental)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)

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

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House Concerts

Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Abundant Haven House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Mt Toby Concerts (Leverett)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Musical Chairs House Concerts (Lexington)

Listening Rooms

1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Aurora Providence (Providence)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
The Parlor Room (Northampton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Unity House Concerts (Springfield)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)

Cafes & Restaurants

Bull Mansion (Worcester)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine Bar (South Hadley)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)


Harvard Public Library (Harvard)
Franklin Public Library (Franklin)
Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)

Small Theaters

The Center at Eagle Hill (Hardwick)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
AS220 (Providence)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)