Live Acoustic Music Near Rockport, Massachusetts

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Rockport area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Apr 26, 2018
John Craigie (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at 3S Artspace (Listening Room)
Apr 27, 2018
Zoe Lewis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Apr 27, 2018
Cheryl Wheeler (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Apr 27, 2018
Kim Moberg (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Cafe/Restaurant)
Apr 27, 2018
Amy Black (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Apr 28, 2018
Bruce Cockburn (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Tupelo Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 28, 2018
The Nields (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Apr 30, 2018
Chris LaVancher (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
May 3, 2018
Hop Along (Unknown)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
May 3, 2018
Joe Young (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)
May 3, 2018
Harpeth Rising (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
May 4, 2018
Muddy Ruckus (Americana)
Playing at Toad (Bar/Nightclub)
May 5, 2018
Joel Cage (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Hearing Room (Listening Room)
May 5, 2018
Lisa Bastoni (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Toad (Bar/Nightclub)
May 8, 2018
Trampled by Turtles (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
May 11, 2018
Heather Maloney (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
May 11, 2018
Ken Yates (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
May 11, 2018
Muddy Ruckus (Americana)
Playing at Toad (Bar/Nightclub)
May 12, 2018
Patty Larkin (Unknown)
Playing at Crossroads Music Series (Coffeehouse)
May 12, 2018
Susan Cattaneo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)

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

House Concerts

Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Red and Shorty's (Dover)

Listening Rooms

The Red Door Lounge (Portsmouth)
Birdseye Lounge (Portsmouth)
City Winery (Boston)
3S Artspace (Portsmouth)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Milton Art Center (Milton)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)
One World Coffee House (Essex)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Maple Street Congregational Church (Danvers)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)

Cafes & Restaurants

The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)
Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)
6B Lounge (Boston)
Coffee Coffee (Salem)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Burren (Somerville)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
The Bebop (Boston)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Dover Brick House (Dover)
Flight Coffee (Dover)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)

Libraries

Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)

Small Theaters

Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)
The Cabot (Beverly)
Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
The Music Hall (Portsmouth)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)

Bars & Nightclubs

Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)
Toad (Cambridge)
Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)