Live Acoustic Music Near Shirley, 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 Shirley 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

Mar 23, 2018
Mike Doughty (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
Mar 24, 2018
Greg Greenway (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Homegrown Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Mar 24, 2018
Mark Erelli (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 24, 2018
Mark Erelli (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
Mar 24, 2018
The Nields (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at New Revival Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Mar 24, 2018
Cosy Sheridan (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Mar 25, 2018
April Verch (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)
Mar 28, 2018
Emily Baker (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe/Restaurant)
Mar 29, 2018
Oshima Brothers (Americana)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)
Mar 29, 2018
Laura Cortese (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Lizard Lounge (Listening Room)

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

House Concerts

Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
Abundant Haven House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Franklin House Concerts (Franklin)
Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Debs Chesham House Concerts (Chesham)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)

Listening Rooms

Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
Acoustic Cafe at Wadleigh Memorial Library (Milford)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem)
Milton Art Center (Milton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Simple Gifts Coffee House (Nashua)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
Maple Street Congregational Church (Danvers)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)

Cafes & Restaurants

The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
The Burren (Somerville)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
6B Lounge (Boston)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)


Harvard Public Library (Harvard)
Concert Series at Nashua Public Library (Nashua)
Bedford Public Library (Bedford)
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)

Small Theaters

Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
The Center at Eagle Hill (Hardwick)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
The Cabot (Beverly)

Bars & Nightclubs

Toad (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)