Live Acoustic Music Near Branford, 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 Branford 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 Branford host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Branford 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

Dec 12, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The Old Church Concert Series (House Concert)
Dec 14, 2019
Playing at Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 10, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Jan 11, 2020
Playing at The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 11, 2020
Playing at Friday Night Folk at All Souls (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 11, 2020
Playing at Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 18, 2020
Playing at Roaring Brook Concerts (Listening Room)
Jan 18, 2020
Playing at Nights at the Beekley (Listening Room)
Jan 21, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Lazer Lloyd blends Americana roots, folk rock and outlaw country blues with psychedelic spice for an unforgettable night of live music.
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at New Morning Songwriter Series (House Concert)
“Lisa Brigantino is what you’d call a complete musician—a superb multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. Brigantino brings to her songwriting that real sense of melody that so many putative writers lack.” – Jon Sobel, Blog Critics
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at New Morning Songwriter Series (House Concert)
“Lisa Brigantino is what you’d call a complete musician—a superb multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. Brigantino brings to her songwriting that real sense of melody that so many putative writers lack.” – Jon Sobel, Blog Critics
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Lyrics Coffeehouse (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Branford, CT

House Concerts

New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
The Old Church Concert Series (Rocky Hill)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)

Listening Rooms

East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
Daryl's House (Pawling)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Friday Night Folk at All Souls (New London)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs (Storrs)
Salmon Brook Music Series (Granby)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)

Vineyards & Breweries

Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)