Live Acoustic Music Near Rocky Hill, Connecticut

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

Sep 23, 2018
Wild Ponies (Americana)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Sep 28, 2018
Krista Baroni (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Chamard Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 29, 2018
Peter Mayer (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Coffeehouse)
Sep 30, 2018
The Suitcase Junket (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Oct 2, 2018
Native Harrow (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2018
Eric Hutchinson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 10, 2018
Amy Rigby (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Oct 12, 2018
The Black Lillies (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Oct 14, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bread Box Theater (Coffeehouse)
Oct 19, 2018
Peter Biedermann (Instrumental)
Playing at Simsbury Public Library (Library)
Oct 20, 2018
The Meadows Brothers (Americana)
Playing at The Sounding Board (Coffeehouse)
Oct 25, 2018
Chris Trapper (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2018
The Watson Twins (Unknown)
Playing at Gateway City Arts (Listening Room)
Nov 2, 2018
Sawyer Fredericks (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 10, 2018
Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe/Restaurant)
Nov 10, 2018
The Nields (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Salmon Brook Music Series (Coffeehouse)
Nov 18, 2018
Richard Buckner (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Dec 9, 2018
Joan and Joni (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Rocky Hill, CT

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House Concerts

The Old Church Concert Series (Rocky Hill)
The Gathering Room (Glastonbury)
The Ingraham House (Bristol)
Acousitcool House Concert (Bristol)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)

Listening Rooms

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Bing Arts Center (Springfield)
Westfield Athenaeum (Westfield)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
Unity House Concerts (Springfield)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)

Cafes & Restaurants

Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
Ballou's Restaurant and Wine Bar (Guilford)
Bank Street Coffee House (New Milford)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)

Vineyards & Breweries

Still Hill Brewery (Rocky Hill)
Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)


Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)
Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)

Small Theaters

Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)

Bars & Nightclubs

Toad's Place (New Haven)