Live Acoustic Music Near Simsbury, 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 Simsbury area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Simsbury 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Simsbury area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

May 21
Music at the Farmhouse (House Concert)
Chester, CT
May 21
May 22
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
May 22
Black Birch Vineyard (Vineyard)
Hatfield, MA
May 22
Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Northampton, MA
May 24
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
May 26
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
May 27
The Barn (Listening Room)
South Egremont, MA
May 30
John Carter Hill is a singer/songwriter performing as a solo acoustic artist with great vocals and amazing guitar work, playing country, alternative, blues along with some very tasty original music
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Vineyard)
Granby, CT
June 1
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
June 4
Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Northampton, MA
June 4
June 5
Black Birch Vineyard (Vineyard)
Hatfield, MA
June 10
Chester Common Table (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Chester, MA
June 10
ConnArtists (House Concert)
Southbury, CT
June 11
Infinity Hall (Small Theater)
Norfolk, CT
June 11
Music at the Farmhouse (House Concert)
Chester, CT
June 11
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
June 12
Black Birch Vineyard (Vineyard)
Hatfield, MA
June 12
Simsbury Public Library (Library)
Simsbury, CT
June 17
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
June 18
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
June 22
Academy of Music Theater (Small Theater)
Northampton, MA
June 23
Hops on the Hill Brewery (Vineyard)
Glastonbury, CT
June 26
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Vineyard)
Colebrook, CT
July 2
Broad Brook Opera House (Listening Room)
East Windsor, CT
July 3
Starving Artist Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Lee, MA
July 9
Cliff Eberhardt is an American folk singer-songwriter. He is a founding member of the Fast Folk Music Cooperative in New York City.
Becket Arts Center (Listening Room)
Becket, MA
July 10
Brignole Vineyards (Vineyard)
East Granby, CT
July 15
Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Northampton, MA
July 16
Luthier's Co-op (Listening Room)
Easthampton, MA
July 16
Iron Horse Music Hall (Small Theater)
Northampton, MA
July 22
Hog River Brewing (Vineyard)
Hartford, CT
July 30
The Guthrie Center (Listening Room)
Great Barrington, MA
August 6
Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Southbury, CT
August 11
The power trio, The CarLeans join Marc Douglas Berardo and Texas living legend, Walt Wilkins at Cafe Nine on their Cheap Northeast Summer Vacation Tour.
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
August 13
Acousticool House Concert (House Concert)
Bristol, CT
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Simsbury, Connecticut

House Concerts

Acousticool House Concert (Bristol)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Fire in the Kitchen (Madison)
Music at the Farmhouse (Chester)
The Old Church Concert Series (Meriden)

Listening Rooms

Becket Arts Center (Becket)
Broad Brook Opera House (East Windsor)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Dewey Hall (Sheffield)
Gateway City Arts (Holyoke)
Luthier's Co-op (Easthampton)
Marlborough Arts Center (Marlborough)
Nights at the Beekley (New Hartford)
The Barn (South Egremont)
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center (Middletown)
The Guthrie Center (Great Barrington)
The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm (New Milford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Meeting House Presents (Hartford)
The Bread Box Theater (Willimantic)
The Sounding Board (West Hartford)
Unitarian Society of Hartford (Hartford)

Vineyards & Breweries

Arrigoni Winery (Portland)
Black Birch Vineyard (Hatfield)
Brignole Vineyards (East Granby)
Broad Brook Brewing (Suffield)
Candlewood Brewing (New Milford)
Fort Hill Brewery (Easthampton)
Hog River Brewing (Hartford)
Hops on the Hill Brewery (Glastonbury)
Norbrook Farm Brewery (Colebrook)
Paradise Hills Vineyard (Wallingford)
The Brewery at Maple View Farm (Granby)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Chester Common Table (Chester)
Starving Artist Cafe (Lee)

Libraries

Chicopee Public Library (Chicopee)
Simsbury Public Library (Simsbury)

Small Theaters

Academy of Music Theater (Northampton)
Calvin Theater (Northampton)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Infinity Hall (Norfolk)
Iron Horse Music Hall (Northampton)
Palace Theater (Stafford Springs)
Sandisfield Arts Center (Sandisfield)
The Parlor Room (Northampton)

Bars & Nightclubs

Burgy Brews (Williamsburg)
Cockeyed Crow (North Haven)
Five Corners Bistro and Craft Bar (Farmington)
Joe's Filling Station (Cromwell)
Space Ballroom (Hamden)
Toad's Place (New Haven)