Live Acoustic Music Near Westerly, Rhode Island

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 Westerly 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 Westerly 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 Westerly 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

August 10
Marc Douglas Berardo's Harbor Songs presents featured guest and Texas living legend Walt Wilkins as the first show on their The Cheap Northeast Vacation Tour. Power trio, The CarLeans are special guests.
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Listening Room)
Westerly, RI
August 12
Preston Ridge Vineyard (Vineyard)
Preston, CT
August 13
The power trio, The CarLeans join Marc Douglas Berardo and Texas living legend, Walt Wilkins at The Pump House Music Works on their Cheap Northeast Summer Vacation Tour.
Pump House Music Works (Listening Room)
Wakefield, RI
August 13
The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Amagansett, NY
August 18
Askew (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Providence, RI
August 19
Preston Ridge Vineyard (Vineyard)
Preston, CT
August 19
Acoustic roots-rock/folk/blues songwriting duo Willie T & Doctor X make their debut appearance at Shaidzon Beer Company, from 5-8 PM, on Friday, August 19th. Please visit the venue's website for more information and directions.
Shaidzon Beer Company (Brewery)
South Kingstown, RI
August 21
August 24
August 25
The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Amagansett, NY
August 26
The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Amagansett, NY
August 26
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Listening Room)
Westerly, RI
August 27
August 31
The Stephen Talkhouse (Bar/Nightclub)
Amagansett, NY
September 1
The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Putnam, CT
September 5
Music at the Farmhouse (House Concert)
Chester, CT
September 7
The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Putnam, CT
September 15
September 17
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Putnam, CT
September 19
Fete Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Providence, RI
September 23
Preston Ridge Vineyard (Vineyard)
Preston, 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 7
Courthouse Center for the Arts (Small Theater)
South Kingstown, RI
October 15
The Stomping Ground (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Putnam, CT
October 23
The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Willimantic, CT
November 4
Askew (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Providence, RI
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Westerly, Rhode Island

House Concerts

38 East Manning (Providence)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Music at the Farmhouse (Chester)

Listening Rooms

Galactic Theatre (Warren)
La Grua Center (Stonington)
Marlborough Arts Center (Marlborough)
Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
The Malted Barley Upstairs (Westerly)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)

Vineyards & Breweries

Maugle Sierra Vineyards (Ledyard)
Preston Ridge Vineyard (Preston)
Stonington Vineyards (Stonington)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Askew (Providence)
The Broken Crust (Putnam)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)

Libraries

Warwick Public Library (Warwick)

Small Theaters

Courthouse Center for the Arts (South Kingstown)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Nick-A-Nees (Providence)
The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)