Live Acoustic Music Near Byfield, Massachusetts

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 Byfield 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 Byfield 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 and small theaters in and around the Byfield 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 Acoustic Shows

Jul 13, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jul 16, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 23, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 24, 2020
Playing at The Word Barn (Listening Room)
Jul 25, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jul 30, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 31, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Aug 1, 2020
Playing at The Center for Arts in Natick (Small Theater)
Aug 6, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 9, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 10, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 13, 2020
Playing at The Word Barn (Listening Room)
Aug 13, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 14, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Aug 20, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 20, 2020
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2020
Playing at The Word Barn (Listening Room)
Aug 25, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
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.
Aug 27, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 3, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 3, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 10, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 10, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Sep 17, 2020
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Ex-Park Ranger Dan Weber is a gifted storyteller & performer who’s received accolades from the prestigious Woody Guthrie & Kerrville contests. "Insightful, engaging and awfully funny" and “reminiscent of early John Prine"
Sep 17, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 24, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 1, 2020
Playing at The Word Barn (Listening Room)
Oct 1, 2020
Playing at The Burren (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 3, 2020
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2020
Playing at Atwoods Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 4, 2020
Playing at Shalin Liu Performance Center (Small Theater)
Oct 8, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 9, 2020
Playing at Second Friday Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 9, 2020
Playing at Second Friday Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Join the Community!
Join the Undiscovered Music community now to get notified about upcoming shows in your area!

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

House Concerts

Borrowed House Concerts (Plaistow)
Musical Chairs House Concert Series (Lexington)
Zeitgeist Concerts (Acton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)

Listening Rooms

9 Wallis (Beverly)
VFW Salem, Massachusetts (Salem)
The Word Barn (Exeter)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
3S Artspace (Portsmouth)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
Thunder Road (Somerville)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
The Lilypad (Cambridge)
City Winery (Boston)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Indian Hill Music (Littleton)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse (Byfield)
The Old New Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
New Moon Coffeehouse (Haverhill)
Crossroads Music Series (North Andover)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)
First Friday Coffeehouse, Exeter, New Hampshire (Exeter)
Old Sloop Coffeehouse (Rockport)
Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead)
Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Reading)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
First Parish of Sudbury Coffee House (Sudbury)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Braintree Folk at All Souls Church Coffeehouse (Braintree)
Birds and Beans Coffeehouse (Concord)
Open Road Coffeehouse (Rockland)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)
Walnut Street Coffee Cafe (Lynn)
Portsmouth Book and Bar (Portsmouth)
Press Room Restaurant (Portsmouth)
Riverwalk Cafe and Music Bar (Nashua)
Town Tavern (Arlington)
The Burren (Somerville)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
The Bebop (Boston)
House of Blues Boston (Boston)
Flight Coffee (Dover)
The Square Root Café (Boston)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)

Libraries

Harvard Public Library (Harvard)
Wilton Folk Cafe (Wilton)

Small Theaters

Firehouse Center for the Arts (Newburyport)
The Cabot (Beverly)
Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport)
Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry)
The Music Hall (Portsmouth)
Regent Theatre (Arlington)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)

Outdoor Music Series

West Newbury Community Bandstand Summer Concerts (West Newbury)
Maudslay Arts Center (Newburyport)

Bars & Nightclubs

Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury)
Toad (Cambridge)
Mr. Dooley's Boston (Boston)
Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)