Live Acoustic Music Near Storrs, Connecticut

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 several house concerts being held in and around the Storrs 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 Storrs host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Storrs area. Local vineyards 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

September 29
September 30
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 1970's, Halley released her debut record in June 2021.
September 30
Brian is a classic hard-working, touring troubadour, with a rich, clear voice and an engaging stage presence. With just guitar, voice, and a harmonica, Brian offers audiences inspired songs.
Hog River Brewing (Vineyard)
Hartford, CT
September 30
La Grua Center (Listening Room)
Stonington, CT
September 30
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
October 1
Powerful & entertaining one-man theatre, weaving humorous stories, poetic drama and finely-crafted songs framed by nimble flatpicking, and delivered with warmth and down-home comfort
The Vanilla Bean (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Pomfret, CT
October 1
Folk-pop artist Halley Neal is a Nashville based singer and songwriter. Inspired by music from the 1970's, Halley released her debut record in June 2021.
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
October 1
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
October 2
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
October 7
October 7
The Old Church Concert Series (House Concert)
Meriden, CT
October 9
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
October 14
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
October 15
The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Putnam, CT
October 20
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Listening Room)
Westerly, RI
October 21
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Wallingford, CT
October 23
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
October 29
The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
West Hartford, CT
November 11
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
New London, CT
November 12
The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
West Hartford, CT
November 13
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Listening Room)
Westerly, RI
November 17
Americana husband and wife duo. The sweetness and severity in their music echoes a cross between The Civil Wars and The Tedeschi Trucks Band. Strong harmonies melt together with an undeniable edge.
November 19
"Berardo has a magical way of bringing you into the story. You don't want the song to end." Jane Falvey, Host, Kingston Coffeehouse, WRIU-FM
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Listening Room)
Westerly, RI
November 19
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
The Vanilla Bean (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Pomfret, CT
November 20
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
November 26
The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
West Hartford, CT
December 1
December 2
December 16
December 28
Get notified of upcoming shows!
Join the Undiscovered Music community now to start receiving our weekly newsletter of upcoming acoustic concerts near you and to discover new artists you might like. It's free to join!
Places to see live acoustic music in and around Storrs, Connecticut

House Concerts

Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Music at the Farmhouse (Chester)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)

Listening Rooms

Broad Brook Opera House (East Windsor)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
La Grua Center (Stonington)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
Marlborough Arts Center (Marlborough)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Westerly)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Unitarian Society of Hartford (Hartford)

Vineyards & Breweries

Arrigoni Winery (Portland)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)
Broad Brook Brewing (Suffield)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Hardwick Winery (Hardwick)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Hops on the Hill Brewery (Glastonbury)
Maugle Sierra Vineyards (Ledyard)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)
Preston Ridge Vineyard (Preston)
Stonington Vineyards (Stonington)
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Granby)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Shortstop Bar & Grill (Westfield)
The Broken Crust (Putnam)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)

Libraries

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

Small Theaters

Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)

Bars & Nightclubs

Five Corners Bistro and Craft Bar (Farmington)
Joe's Filling Station (Cromwell)
Marigold Theater (Easthampton)