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

Featured

Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
Jan 29, 2020
Playing at Threes Brewing (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jan 29, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Community Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Ithaca, NY based singer-songwriter Jen Cork has a passion for dirt, rubble, and the intersection of nature and mechanical objects, and her emotional songwriting grows out of these timeworn landscapes.
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at First Acoustics (House Concert)
Feb 2, 2020
Playing at House of Love Concerts (House Concert)
Feb 2, 2020
Playing at Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
Feb 4, 2020
Playing at Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Feb 4, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Wayne has been called "The King of Juke Joint swing, with a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at College Street Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
Wayne has been called "The King of Juke Joint swing, with a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Feb 9, 2020
Playing at Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
Feb 11, 2020
Playing at Arlene's Grocery (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 16, 2020
Playing at The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Listening Room)
Feb 19, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at ConnArtists (House Concert)
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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)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)
New Morning Songwriter Series (Woodbury)
Singer Songwriter Heaven House Concert (Beekman)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
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)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)

Listening Rooms

Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
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)
Rough Trade (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)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Roaring Brook Concerts (Canton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
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)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
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)
Trinity Church Music Series (Portland)
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)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)
The Falcon (Marlboro)
C.J. Sparrow (Cheshire)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
Cafeteria Coffee House (New Paltz)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Rosendale Cafe (Rosendale)
Drip Beverage Lounge (Brooklyn)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
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)
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

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