Live Acoustic Music Near Old Saybrook, 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 Old Saybrook 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 Old Saybrook 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 Old Saybrook 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

Oct 19, 2019
Playing at The Sounding Board (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Roaring Brook Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Long Island HC (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at The Bread Box Theater (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Cafe (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at The Knickerbocker Cafe (Listening Room)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (Listening Room)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
"Singing guitarists Dustin & Ian Meadows prove that roots music is an unending resource, turning early influences gleaned from the Band and Gillian Welch into an engagingly twangy sibling sound all their own." - Boston Globe
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at New Haven Folk Consortium (House Concert)
Oct 31, 2019
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at Meeting House Presents (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at The Folk Fridays Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Courthouse Center for the Arts (Small Theater)
Nov 3, 2019
Playing at Chestnut Tree Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 6, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at The Vanilla Bean (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Old Saybrook, CT

House Concerts

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

Listening Rooms

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
The Knickerbocker Cafe (Westerly)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Bridge Street Live (Collinsville)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)
Pump House Music Works (Wakefield)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
Spectra Wired Cafe (Hartford)
Maple Tree Cafe (Simsbury)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
Java Madness (Wakefield)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)

Vineyards & Breweries

Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)
Tapped Apple Winery (Westerly)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)

Libraries

Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingsto)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Stephen Talkhouse (Amagansett)