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
house concerts being held in and around the Stanhope area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Churches and non-profit community groups around Stanhope host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.
also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in
and small theaters
in and around the Stanhope area.
and restaurants and cafes
in the area
sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.
Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.
Mike Agranoff is a versatile and entertaining fingerstyle guitarist and singer/songfinder whose songs range from the traditional to the more modern, offered with humor, snappy guitar chops, and powerful storytelling.
Grammy-nominated “an absolute master” (No Depression), Molsky transports audiences with his authentic & personal interpretations of rarities from the Southern Appalachian songbook & musical traditions from around the globe.
Shawn is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music and is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40.
The Mile Twelve lineup offers five of the most promising young musicians in bluegrass: David Benedict (mandolin), Catherine “BB” Bowness (banjo), Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Evan Murphy (guitar, lead vocals), and Nate Sabat (bass, lead vocals).
"I think of Carolann Solebello as a painter with words. An illustrator could have a field day with the imaginative storytelling [in this] book of tales... she shows off some major chops." ~ Richard Cuccaro, Acoustic Live in NYC