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

Aug 26, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 26, 2019
Playing at The Bitter End (Small Theater)
Billboard Top 10 Roots artist who's played the Bluebird Cafe & Carnegie Hall. NO DEPRESSION raved about Grant, “ ... lyrics and music as potent as Woody Guthrie ... A reminder of the darker period of Bob Dylan, and it’s that good, that memorable...”
Aug 27, 2019
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Aug 28, 2019
Playing at Fox & Crow (Listening Room)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Fox & Crow (Listening Room)
Sep 3, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Sep 4, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 4, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Sep 4, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Matt Butler is a folk artist, a rock’n roller, and a storyteller. Butler’s debut album Reckless Son was released to critical acclaim on Sept. 9th, 2016. Immediately following the release, Butler wrote and performed “Just One,” the original song f
Sep 5, 2019
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Sep 6, 2019
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2019
Playing at First Acoustics (House Concert)
Sep 8, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2019
Playing at Long Island HC (House Concert)
Sep 9, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 10, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 12, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
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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)
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)

Listening Rooms

Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
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)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
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

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)
Trinity Coffee House (New Haven)
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)


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)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

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