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 16, 2019
Playing at Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
"An unforgiving tuggin' at your roots, no matter where you come from, her lyrics wash over you like gentle reminders of another life you haven't had yet." - Woven Collective
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
The Minnesota Child blends soulful melodies, stirring lyrics, and intricate harmonies to produce a lush indie folk/pop sound that inspires and connects listeners.
Jun 18, 2019
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Jun 19, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 19, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 19, 2019
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Hard Luck Cafe (Listening Room)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Our Times Coffeehouse (House Concert)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Janie grew up in the seat of Americana's American Folklife Festivals, where her exposure to the likes of the Seldom Scene and John Hartford stayed with her through many years of session singing.
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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)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Dionigi House Concerts (Durham)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House Show (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)

Listening Rooms

Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
Live at Deepwells (St James)
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)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
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)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Midtown Coffeehouse at WCSU (Danbury)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
The Backstage Cafe at Vineyard Community Church (Hopewell Jct)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
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)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
The Outer Space (Hamden)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Falcon (Marlboro)
Noble Coffee Roasters (Campbell Hall)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
Cafeteria Coffee House (New Paltz)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Rosendale Cafe (Rosendale)

Vineyards & Breweries

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Chamard Vineyards (Clinton)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
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)
Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
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)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

Parkside Lounge (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)