Live Acoustic Music Near Bridgeport, 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 Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport 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

Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at The Falcon (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at ConnArtists (House Concert)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Listening Room)
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 23, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Feb 25, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Community Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 29, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 29, 2020
Playing at The Music Room (House Concert)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Mar 2, 2020
Playing at Hard Luck Cafe (Listening Room)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Garden Stage Coffee House (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Lyrics Coffeehouse (Listening Room)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Roaring Brook Concerts (Listening Room)
Mar 8, 2020
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 10, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Mar 11, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 11, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 13, 2020
Playing at StarLight Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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Mar 14, 2020
Playing at Walkabout Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 14, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Mar 14, 2020
Playing at Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Listening Room)
Mar 15, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 15, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Mar 15, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Mar 18, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 19, 2020
Playing at Hard Luck Cafe (Listening Room)
Mar 19, 2020
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 21, 2020
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Mar 21, 2020
Playing at Fire in the Kitchen (House Concert)
Mar 22, 2020
Playing at Borderline Folk Music Club (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Bridgeport, CT

House Concerts

New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)

Listening Rooms

Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Voices Cafe (Westport)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Meeting House Presents (Hartford)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cave A Vin (New Haven)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
The Falcon (Marlboro)

Vineyards & Breweries

Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
Playhouse on Park (West Hartford)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)