Live Acoustic Music Near Ridgefield, 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 many house concerts being held in and around the Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Ridgefield 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


Jun 24, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
A fun and fancy duo that incorporate humor, nostalgia, and impeccable musicianship in their vintage inspired act.
Jun 19, 2020
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 19, 2020
Playing at Our Times Coffeehouse (House Concert)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Jun 20, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Jul 8, 2020
Playing at The Falcon (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 9, 2020
Playing at Frank Melville Memorial Park (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 13, 2020
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Ridgefield, CT

House Concerts

Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings-on-Hudson)
New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)

Listening Rooms

Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Old South Haven Presbyterian Church (Brookhaven)
SubCulture (New York)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
City Winery (New York)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
City Vineyard (New York)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
The Way Station (Brooklyn)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
Twelve Moons Coffeehouse (Salisbury)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Falcon (Marlboro)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Rosendale Cafe (Rosendale)
Drip Beverage Lounge (Brooklyn)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Montclair Brew (Montclair)
Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)


Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
The Bitter End (New York)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Frank Melville Memorial Park (Setauket- East Setauket)

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)
Cafe Bohemia (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
Parkside Lounge (New York)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)