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 Wakefield 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 Wakefield 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 Wakefield 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Wakefield, RI
|Roots Hoot House Concerts (Peace Dale)|
|Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)|
|Log House Concerts (Westport)|
|Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)|
|Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)|
|Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)|
|Cranberry County House Concerts (Carver)|
|Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)|
|The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)|
|Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)|
|Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)|
|Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)|
|Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)|
|Music in the Gallery (New Bedford)|
|The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)|
|Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)|
|Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)|
|Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)|
|OCC Coffeehouse (Wrentham)|
|Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)|
|Woods Hole Folk Music Society (Woods Hole)|
|Java Madness (Wakefield)|
|Pour Judgement (Newport)|
|The Stomping Ground (Putnam)|
|The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)|
|Somethin's Brewin Book Cafe (Lakeville)|
|Tapped Apple Winery (Westerly)|
|Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (Dartmouth)|
|Franklin Public Library (Franklin)|
|Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)|
|Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)|
|The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)|
|Fete Music Hall (Providence)|
|The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)|