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

Dec 11, 2018
Griffin House (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 12, 2018
Dan and Faith (Folk)
Playing at Serendipity Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Dec 12, 2018
Edwin McCain (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe/Restaurant)
Dec 12, 2018
Matt the Electrician (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Dec 14, 2018
Mark Erelli (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 15, 2018
Chris Pureka (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 16, 2018
Chris Pureka (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 16, 2018
Matt the Electrician (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Columbus Theater (Concert Hall)
Dec 21, 2018
Heather Pierson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Amazing Things Art Center (Small Theater)
Dec 22, 2018
The Kennedys (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe/Restaurant)
Dec 28, 2018
The David Wax Museum (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Parlor Room (Listening Room)
Dec 31, 2018
The Suitcase Junket (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Jan 4, 2019
Joshua Radin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Jan 12, 2019
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jan 26, 2019
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Blackstone River Theater (Small Theater)
Feb 1, 2019
Emerald Rae (Folk)
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 2, 2019
The Nields (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2019
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 9, 2019
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 23, 2019
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)

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)

Libraries

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)