A Folk & Acoustic Music Series Since 1973

Concerts at The Universalist Church, 433 Fern St., West Hartford, CT*
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Venues and events are listed in alphabetical order. Click on a letter to go to that section of the list.



If you are a folk music presenter in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or New York (Long Island, New York City area, or Hudson River Valley) and would like to have your events listed on this website, please send listings to:



Dates and performances may change on short notice.

It's a good idea to call, email, or check the venue's website

to confirm the concert before you go.


1794 Meetinghouse

26 South Main Street, New Salem, MA



Concerts resume next summer


92nd St Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY



Check website for more information


Academy of Music

274 Main St. Northampton MA

413-584-9032, ext 105 (box office)


Sept 28 – Hot Tuna

Oct 8 – Madelaine Peyroux

Oct 26 – Judy Collins

Oct 28 – The Lone Bellow

Feb 22 – Ladysmith Black Mambazo


Acoustic Celebration

Concerts at St. Stephen’s North Hall, 351 Main St., Ridgefield, CT

203-431-6501 Shows begin 4 p.m.


Sept 23 – Dave Gunning

Sept 30 – Beppe Gambetta

Oct 7 – Pierce Pettis

Nov 4 – Jaeger & Reid

Nov 11 – Irish Mythen

Check the listings for CHIRP, the outdoor summer concert series operated by the same people who  run Acoustic Celebration.


Acousticool House Concerts / Bristol, CT

House concert series located in Bristol, CT. For location and to make reservations, email acousticool@icloud.com


Aug 5 – Oliver the Crow

Sept 1 – Les Poules å Colin


Amazing Things Arts Center

160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA



Thursdays at 7:30 pm– Folk & Poetry Open Mic

Sept 7 – Bill Staines

Sept 29 – Patty Larkin

Oct 5 – The Hip Swayers, Mark & Raeanne

Oct 6 – Guy Van Duser & Billy Novick

Oct 20 – Christine Lavin


American Center for Folk Music

River Center, Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY


Check website for more information


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Blackstone River Theater

549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI



Sept 15 – Mediaeval Baebes

Sept 16  Yves Lambert Trio

Oct 6 – North Sea Gas

Oct 13 – Bohemian Quartet

Oct 27 – Brenda Bennett

Nov 3 – Hanneke Cassel, Mike Block and Keith Murphy


Blarney Star Productions

Monthly Irish traditional concert series in cooperation with NYU's Glucksman Ireland House

Washington Square United Methodist Church

135 West 4th St (between 6th Ave and MacDougall St.)

New York, NY

Info: (212) 998-3950 or www.nyu.edu/pages/irelandhouse

Check website for more information


Blues Cafe

George Newton VFW Hall

150 Lee Farm Drive, Southbury, CT

(203) 313-6366


Doors open 1 p.m., Open mic and song circle at 1:30, followed by the main performer

Sept 9 – Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio

Oct 14 – Bettman and Halpin

Dec 9 – Joan and Joni (Joan Baez & Joni Mitchell Tribute Show with Alison Shapiro and Kipyn Martin)

Jan 27, 2019 – Abbie Gardner

Apr 7, 2019 – The Kennedys

June 2, 2019 – The Young Novelists

Sept 29, 2019 – Alice Howe

Dec 8, 2019 – Quarter Horse


Boston Bluegrass Union Concert Series

P.O. Box 650061, West Newton, MA



Dec 2 – Michael Cleveland & Flamekeepers

Jan 20– The Becky Butler Band

Feb 16-18 – Joe Val Bluegrass Festival


Branford Folk Coffeehouse / Branford Folk Music Society

First Congregational Church

1009 Main Street, Branford, CT


http://folknotes.org/branfordfolk/ or email branfordfolk@yahoo.com

Check website for more information


Bread Box Theater

220 Valley St., Willimantic, CT


Concerts Sundays at 4 p.m.

Sept 16 – Christine Lavin, Jacob Haller

Oct 14 – Jen Chapin Trio, Kerri Powers

Oct 21 – Pat Donohue, Jim Mercik

Monday, Oct 29 at 7 pm – Tom Paxton & The DonJuans

Nov 18 – Atwater-Donnelly, Hugh Blumenfeld & Faithful Sky

Dec 16 – Hot Flashes Holiday Show


Bridge Street Live

41 Bridge St., Collinsville, CT


Nov 1 – The Fred Eaglesmith Show featuring Tif Grin


Bull Run Restaurant

215 Great Rd., Rte. 2A, Shirley, MA

978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190


Aug 4 – Claudia Schmidt

Sept 9 – John Mayall

Sept 22 – Tret Fure

Sept 23 – Jonathan Edwards

Oct 6 – Melissa Ferrick


The Bushnell

166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT


Sept 12 – Celtic Thunder


The Buttonwood Tree

605 Main Street, Middletown, CT


http://www.buttonwood.org/  or thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.com

Mondays – Anything Goes Open Mic

First Thursdays - Acoustic Open Mic with Bob Gotta

Aug 12– Near & Far Storytellers

Aug 16 – Adler & Hearne

Aug 24 – A Memorial for Stacy  Phillips by his Bluegrass Characters

Sept 9 – Near & Far Storytellers

Oct 5 – Story City Troupe

Oct 14 – Near and Far Storytellers

Nov 2 – Story City Troupe

Nov 11 – Near and Far Storytellers


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Cafe Nine

250 State St., New Haven, CT

All events 21+


Sept 23 – Wild Ponies

Sept 30 – The Suitcase Junket, Belle of the Fall

Nov 9 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys


Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, MA



Aug 25 – The Wailin' Jennys

Sep 29 – The High Kings

Nov 9 – David Bromberg and his Big Band, Loudon Wainwright III


Caramoor Center for Music & Arts

Katonah, NY


Check website for more information


Carnegie Hall

57th St & 7th Ave., New York, NY


Check website for more information


Celebrate Brooklyn!

Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY


July 26 – Barndi Carlile, Ruthie Foster


The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

14 Summer St., Natick, MA



Folk Open Mic – Every other Tuesday, see website for dates

Aug 31 – Dustbowl Revival

Sept 20 – David Wilcox

Oct 5 – Eileen Ivers

Oct 6 – Marc Cohn

Oct 26 – The Bird Dogs – The Everly Brothers Experience

Oct 27 – Ellis Paul & Antje Duvekot


Chestnut Tree Concerts

House concert series in Oxford, CT


Sept 15 – Ryan Taylor Band

Nov 3 – Katherine Rondeau Trio


CHIRP – Concert Happenings in Ridgefield's Parks

Ballard Park, Ridgefield, CT. 7:00 p.m.

(Rain site: Ridgefield Playhouse or St. Stephen's Church)

ALL SHOWS FREE (Donation requested)

Call 203-431-2760 after 4 p.m. if weather threatens.


Aug 9 – Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers

Aug 14 – David Myles

Aug 16 – Della Mae

Aug 28– Max Baca y Los Texmaniacs

Aug 30 – CJ Chenier & His Red Hot Louisiana Band

Check the listings for the Acoustic Celebration music series in the fall and spring operated by the same people who run CHIRP


Christopher Street Coffee House

St. John's Lutheran Church

81 Christopher St, New York, NY


Check website for more information


Circle of Friends Coffeehouse

First Universalist Society in Franklin

262 Chestnut St., Franklin, MA



Sept 8 – Chris Smither

Sept 22 – John Gorka

Oct 6 – Joe Jencks

Oct 20 – Bettman & Halpin

Nov 3 – Susan Werner

Nov 17 – Eliza Gilkyson

Dec 8 – The Nields Holiday Show


City Winery

155 Varick St., New York, NY



Klezmer Brunch every Sunday, Doors open 10 a.m.

Aug 12 – David Broza and Trio Havana

Aug 28-29 – Taj Mahal

Sept 6 – Red Molly

Sept 9 – Ruthie Foster


College Street Music Hall

238 College St., New Haven, CT

(203) 867-2000


Doors open 7 p.m., shows begin at 8 p.m.  Open to all ages.

Oct 20 – Arlo Guthrie Band, Sarah Lee Guthrie

Nov 7 – The Wood Brothers

Nov 14 – I'm With Her, The Brother Brothers


Common Fence Point Music

933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI



Concerts resume next fall. See website for more information


Common Ground Concerts

Concert series taking place at several venues in Westchester County, NY


At First Unitarian Society of Westchester

25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Sept 22 – The Kennedys

Oct 13 – John Elliott

Nov 17  Radio Free Honduras

Dec 1 – Robinson & Rohe – The Longest Winter

Jan 19 – Amanda Anne Platt & The honeycutters


At Dobbs Ferry Historical Society
12 Elm St., Dobbs Ferry, NY


At Irvington Town Hall Theater
85 Main St., Irvington, NY

Dec 8 _ Andy Statman Trio


At Andrus-on-Hudson
185 Old Broadway, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Check website for details


Concert Hall at the New York Society for Ethical Culture

New York Society for Ethical Culture

2 West 64th St at Central Park West

New York, NY


Check website for more information


Concerts in the Garden

Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio and Gallery

1 Spring St., Chester, CT

(860) 526-2077  Starting times vary, check website for details


Check website for more information


Concerts on the Green / Litchfield, CT

Free concerts Wednesday nights beginning at 7 p.m. in July, 6:30 p.m. in August

West St., Intersection of Route 202 & 63, Litchfield, CT

Only folk and folkish events listed. Click link for complete schedule.


Aug 16 – Switch Factory

Aug 23 – Kenn Morr Band


CTFOLK Folk Fridays

First Presbyterian Church, 704 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT unless otherwise noted,


Sept 8 – 2018 CTFolk Fest & Green Expo with Martin Sexton, ?The Alternet Routes, Upstate Rubdown, Jesse Terry Trio, Goodnight Blue Moon, Plywood Cowboy, Open Book, Auguste & Alden, Professors of Bluegrass (Edgerton Park, New Haven)


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Daryl's House Club

130 Route 22, Pawling, NY



Aug 18 – Acoustic Brunch: Auguste and Alden

Aug 19 – Acoustic Brunch: Stephen Clair

Aug 26 – Bluegrass Brunch: Uncommon Ground

Sept 1 – Acoustic Brunch: Clarence Bucaro

Sept 2 – Bluegrass Brunch: Stan Sullivan

Sept 6 – The Young Dubliners

Sept 7 – Ruthoe Foster, Adam Fallow

Sept 8 – Acoustic Brunch: Kenn Morr

Sept 9 – Miss Leading the Blind

Sept 12 – California Guitar Trio

Sept 15 – Bluegrass Brunch – Che Apalache

Sept 15 – Livingston Taylor

Sept 16 – Bluegrass Brunch: Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys

Sept 30 – Mutlu

Oct 24 – Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra

Nov 4 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Bob Stump Band

Dec 2 – Aztec Two-step

Mar 17 – The Mighty Ploughboys


Depot Folk

The Depot Theater, 10 Garrison Lane, Garrison, NY

Shows presented in conjunction with the American Center for Folk Music


Check website for details. Shows in conjunction with the American Center for Folk Music.


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The Eclectic Café

Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk

28 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, NY


Open hoot at 7:30 p.m., show begins 8:30 p.m.


Check website for more information


The Eighth Step

Proctors Theater

438 State Street, Schnectady, NY



Check website for more information


Emelin Theater

Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY


Oct 6 – Leo Kottke

Feb 7 – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Feb 15 – Frank Sullivan and Dirty Kitchen


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Fairfield Theatre Company / StageOne

70 Sanford St., Fairfield, CT (across from the Fairfield Metro North station)



Aug 9 – Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (at Klein Auditorium, Bridgeport, CT)

Aug 24 – Keb Mo solo show


Fire In The Kitchen

North Madison Congregational Church

1271 Durham Rd., Madison, CT / 203-421-3241


Sept 15 – Harpeth Rising

Oct 20 – Night Tree

Dec 1 – Genticorum

Jan 5 – John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band


First Acoustics Coffeehouse

Most events are house concerts in Brooklyn. See website for location
Starred concerts at

First Unitarian Congregational Society

50 Monroe Place at Pierrepont St.,

Brooklyn, NY



Sept 30 – Kate Taylor

Oct 11 – The Levins with Christopher Brown

Oct 27 – Goodnight Moonshine

Nov 15 – Joe Jencks

Nov 18 – Bossa Blue

Jan 26 – Abbie Gardner

Feb 14– Those Girls

Feb 24 – Rachel Kilgore & Jean Rohe

Mar 30 – Barnaby Bright

Apr 11 – Bethlehem & Sad Patrick

Apr 28 – Rupert Wates with Jeremy Aaron

May 18 – Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes


Folk Music Society of Huntington

Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY.


Oct 6 – Patty Larkin

Oct 18 – The Kennedy


Folk Song Society of Greater Boston

Various locations in Watertown, Brookline, and Newton, MA.

Starred (*) concerts are at First Parish of Watertown

35 Church St., Watertown, MA
Email houseconcerts@fssgb.org for house concert location, reservations, and details


Aug 23 – Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman (House Concert)

Sept 22 – Martyn Wyndham-Reed (House concert)

Oct 12 – Joe Penland

Dec 2 – Pub Carol Sing


Folk Song Society of New York/New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club

Various locations in New York City. Check the website for location information.


Check website for more information


Friday Night Folk at All Souls

All Souls UU Congregation, 19 Jay St., New London, CT

Doors open 7 p.m., music begins 7:30 p.m.


Sept 14 – The Bee Keepers

Oct 19– John Gorka

Nov 16 – Windborne Singers

Dec 7 – Daphne Lee Marttin

Jan 18 … Geoff Kaufman and Reggie Harris

Feb 22 – Pete Seeger Tribute

Mar 15 – Tom Chapin

Apr 12 – The Kennedys


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Garden Stage

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau

223 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, Long Island, NY


May 4 – Sloan Wainwright and Glen Roethal


The Gathering Room House Concerts / Glastonbury, CT

Jim and Patti host concerts in a private home in Glastonbury, CT. All performances are open to the public but advance reservations are required.

Info:  (860) 633-5057 or email pattisivocole@gmail.com. Make a reservation for directions.

Suggested donation: $15-25 plus a non-perishable food donation for the local food bank.

Email for more information


The Good Coffeehouse at Old Stone House

336 Third Ave (between 3rd and 4th Aves,)
Brooklyn, NY



Aug 7 – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

Sept 5 – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam


GuitartownCT Productions

Concerts at various locations in the New Haven area



Aug 31 – Dale Ann Bradley


Guthrie Center at the Old Trinity Church

2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, MA



Hootenanny – Thursdays, 8 pm, signup, 7 pm

Regular weekend concerts resume Summer 2018

Aug 10-11 – Seth Glier

Aug 17 – Harpeth Rising

Aug 22 – Chris Thomas King

Aug 24-25 – Chris Smither

Aug 31 – The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Sept 2 – The Berkshire Ramblers

Sept 22 – Joe Crookston


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The Half Door Bluegrass Sundays

270 Sisson Ave., Hartford, CT


No cover charge but generous tips are encouraged. Showtime: Sundays, 5-8 p.m.


On Summer Hiatus


House Concerts at Hop Toad Holler / Bloomfield, CT

Email nrbowden@comcast.net or call (860) 212-9596 for reservations and location

Email for more information


House Concerts / Newtown, CT

Contact countrydancecaller@gmail.com for details and location. Reservations are a must. Concerts are usually on Sundays at 4 p.m.

Email for more information


House Concerts / North Stonington, CT

Call 860-434-2047 or 860-535-8485 for reservations and location. Reservations are a must.

Call for more information


House Concerts / West Hartford, CT

Call 860-655-3576 for reservations and location.

Call for more information


Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association


Bluegrass concerts at Christ Episcopal Church, 20 Carroll St., Poughkeepsie, NY

Check website for more information


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Infinity Music Hall-Hartford

32 Front St., Hartford, CT



Sept 26– Kingston Trio

Oct 12 – Tommy Emmanuel

Oct 13 – Jonathan Edwards

Nov 16 – Arlo Guthrie with Sarah Lee Guthrie


Infinity Music Hall-Norfolk

20 Greenwoods Rd West (Rt 44), Norfolk, CT



Sept 7 – John Mayall

Sept 26  The High Kings

Oct 5 – Leo Kottke

Oct 11 – Tommy Emmanuel


Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street, New York, NY


Concerts resume in the fall


Irish Cultural Center of Western New England

429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA 01089


Weekly Trad Music Seisiun, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Check website for more information


Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northampton, MA

All shows 7 pm unless noted


Aug 11 – Vance Gilbert

Aug 11 – The Quebe Sisters

Aug 19 _ Runa
Aug 22 – House of Hamill

Sept 14 – Steve Forbert, James Maddock

Sept 28– Patty Larkin

Oct 14 – Greg Brown

Oct 20 – Ellis Paul

Oct 22 – Holly Near with Tammy Hall & John Marshall

Nov 3 – Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn

Nov 14 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Dec 2 – Garnet Rogers

Dec 8 _ The Boxcar Lillies

Dec 9 _ David Mallett

Dec 15 – The Slambovian Circus of Dreams: A Very Slambovian Christmas

Jan 4-5, 2019 – Cheryl Wheeler, Kenny White

Jan 11-12– Livingston Taylor

Feb 6 – We Banjo Three

Feb 10 – John Gorka

Apr 20 – Melissa Ferrick

May 17-18 – Cash is King: Johnny Cash tribute show


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Jalopy Theater

325 Columbia St. (between Hamilton & Woodhull), Brooklyn, NY



Open Mic Night every Tuesday

Brooklyn Ukes Uke Night, last Thursday of the month

Aug 12 – Michael Daves with Tony Trischka

Aug 19 – Michael Daves with Darol Anger

Aug 26 – Michael Daves with Bruce Molsky


Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

University of Connecticut,

2132 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT

(860) 486-4226


Check website for more information


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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT.

Tickets: 877-503-1286.


Aug 15 – Skerryvore

Aug 18-19 – The Everly Brothers Experience with The Zmed Brothers

Aug 22 – Iris Dement

Sept 14– Livingston Taylor

Sept 22 – David Wilcox

Oct 3 – Leo Kottke

Oct 3 – Eileen Ivers

Oct 26 – Gaelic Storm

Nov 18 – Le Vent Du Nord


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The Linda: WAMC's Performing Arts Studio

339 Central Ave, Albany, NY


Check website for more information.


Lyrics Coffeehouse

Redding Community Center.

37 Lonetown Road, Redding, CT 06875


Concerts resume next fall


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Marlborough Arts Center / 4th Friday @ The Arts Cafe

231 N. Main St,

Marlborough, CT


Check website for more information


Maude's Closet

521 Main St,

Ashfield, MA


Check website for more information


Me and Thee Coffeehouse

28 Mugford St,

Marblehead, MA


Sept 7 – Night Tree

Sept 14 – Harvey Reid, Joyce Anderson & Dave Mattacks

Sept 21 – Hayley Reardon, Ben Higginbotham

Sept 28 – John Davidson

Oct 5 – Twisted Pine

Oct 12 – Crys Matthews and Heather Mae

Oct 19 – Jim Trick

Nov 2 – Christopher Williams, Rachel Marie

Nov 9 – Mile Twelve

Nov 16 – Nobody's Girl


Meeting House Presents!

Unitarian Society of Hartford

250 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford, CT

Concerts produced in co-operation with The Sounding Board

Email: ConcertUSHartford@gmail.com


Sept 14 – Jill Friedman, Mixashawn, Tang, Self-Suffice, David Giardina, and friends

Sept 29 – Peter Mayer

Oct 26 – Charlie King

Nov 30 – Lula Wiles

Dec 28 – Ellen Iovino and Sarah Harmon McKenzie

Jan 18 – Hubby Jenkins


Midtown Coffeehouse

Student Center, Colonial Cafe

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

Thursday nights at 8 p.m.


Check website for more information


Milford Center For The Arts

Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. South, Milford, CT


Open Mic night, 1st Friday of the month 7-10 p.m.

Check website for more information


Mount Toby Concerts

Mount Toby Friends Meeting House

194 Long Plain Road (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054



Sept 22 – Magpie

Oct 20 – Rod MacDonald

Nov 17 – Matt Watroba & Robert B. Jones

May 18, 2019 – Maria Dunn


Music at Lily Pads

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County

27 North Rd., Peace Dale, RI


Sept 29 – Atwater-Donnelly Trio


Music at The Mansion

Crawford Park

122 North Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY


On hiatus during theater renovations


Music in The Gallery

Wamsutta Club

427 County St., New Bedford, MA


Check website for more information


Music on the River Concerts / East Haddam, CT

Monday nights, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the green at Goodspeed Opera House, Rte. 82, East Haddam, CT


Aug 13 – Chris Smither


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Narrows Center for the Arts

16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA



Oct 13 – Greg Brown


New Morning Songwriter's Series

Community Room

New Morning Market

Woodbury, CT


Check website for more information


Nights at the Beekley

Beekley Library, 10 Central Ave., New Hartford, CT



Concerts resume next fall


Norfolk Library

9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT


Check website for more information


Northwest Park Concerts / Windsor, CT

145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT


Check website for more information


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Old Church Concert Series

Rocky Hill United Methodist Church

623 Old Main Street, Rocky Hill, CT

Info: (860) 888-1376


Concerts resume in September


Old Songs Concerts

37 South Main St., Voorheesville, NY

Info: (518) 765-2815


Sept 22 – Imar

Sept 23 – Donna Hébert's 70th Birthday Party and Old Songs Fundraiser

Oct 26 – Andrea Beaton & Troy MacGillivray


Our Times Coffeehouse

Long Island Ethical Humanist Society

38 Old Country Road

Garden City, NY


Sept 21 – Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway: Deeper Than The Skin


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The Packing House

156 River Road, Suite 1301, Willington, CT 06279



Check website for more information


Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

32 Masonic St., Northampton, MA



Sept 14 – Jill Sobule

Sept 22 – The Sea The Sea

Oct 5 – Antje Duvekot

Oct 6 – Jeffrey Foucault Laurie Sargent

Oct 12 – Lucy Wainwright Roche

Oct 14 – Eilen Jewell, Hill Folk (Shea Theater)

Oct 27 – parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks (Shea Theater)

Nov 6 – Front Country

Nov 14-15 – Lake Street Dive (Academy of Music Theater)

Nov 18 – Eliza Gilkyson

Dec 1 – Julian Lage Theater



47 Palmer St., Cambridge, MA

Office Line: 617-492-5300  Tickets: 617-492-7679


Passim presents more than 400 folk performers annually. These are highlights. Check their website for the full schedule.

Open Mic, Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Aug 29 – Les Poules a Colin

Aug 30– Slocan Ramblers

Sept 6 – Freebo & Alice Howe

Sept 9– Ryanhood

Sept 13 – Tony Trischka and Territory


Passiflora Tearoom

526 Main Street, New Hartford, CT

Info:  860-379-8327


Live local music, Sundays1:30=3:30 p.m.

Open Mic, Fridays, 7-9 p.m.

Songwriter's Circle, second Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.

Aug 12 – Gabe Warner

Aug 19 – Danielle Emberley

Sept 16 – Jeff Przech

Sept 30 – Amelia Ellis

Nov 14 – Danielle Emberley

Jan 20 – Cameron Sutphin


People’s Voice Cafe

Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist,

40 East 35th St. (between Madison & Park), New York, NY

Info:  212-787-3903


Sept 15 – Victor Jara Memorial Concert

Sept 22 – David & Sophie Buskin, Kirsten Maxwell

Sept 29 – Elias Ladino Ensemble, Mara Goodman

Oct 6 – Goldee Grteene, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton

Oct 13 – Dilson Hernandez, Ben Grosscup


Pioneer Valley Folklore Society

The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst, MA

(413) 687=5002


First Saturday of every month, Song & Story Swap with host Paul Kaplan, 7 p.m.

Nov 3 – Jerry Bryant


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Ridgefield Folk

Ridgefield Library

472 Main St., Ridgefield, CT

Free concert series sponsored by The Friends of the Ridgefield Library

Free tickets at the door beginning at 1 p.m., concert at 2 p.m.


Aug 11 – The Flubber Brothers

Sept 23 – Peter Murchison


Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT



Aug 30 – Shovels & Rope

Nov 25 – Hot Tuna Acoustic


River Spirit Music

House concert series in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.

Music begins at 5 p.m. with a potluck dinner before the concert at 4 p.m.

Make a reservation on the website for exact location


Check website for more information


Roaring Brook Concerts

Roaring Brook Nature Center

60 Gracey Road, Canton, CT



Check website for more information


Robbie Collomore Concerts

Chester Meeting House

Goose Hill Road and Liberty Street

Chester, CT

Concerts Sundays at 5 p.m.


Nov 25 – Andes Manta (Andean folk music)


Rose Garden Coffeehouse

The Congregational Church

17 West St., Mansfield, MA



Sept 15 – Greg Greenway

Oct 20 – Grace Morrison, Lisa Bastoni,

Nov 17 – Bill Staines

Jan 26 – Rev. Robert B. Jones

Feb 23 – Kirsten Maxwell, Kim Moberg

March 23 – The Meadows Brothers

Apr 13 – The Kennedys

May 18 – April Verch


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Salmon Brook Music Series

South Congregational Church

242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT


Reserve tickets by calling Arlene at (860) 916-5066


Check website for more information


Sandywoods Center for the Arts

43 Muse Rd., Tiverton, RI



Aug 12 – Western Stars (western swing)


Schimmer Center at Pace University

3 Spruce St., New York, NY (between Park Row and Gold St)


Check website for more information


Seth Thomas Park Summer Concerts / Thomaston, CT

Seth Thomas Park, Thomaston, CT
Free concerts on Monday nights, late June through August. Concerts in June and July start at 7 p.m.; August concerts start at 6:30 p.m. Only folk and folkish concerts listed here, click the link for other events


Aug 13 – The Afro-Semitic Experience


Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society

P.O. Box 46, Fairfield, CT


Concerts held at various locations in southwestern Connecticut


Sept 15 – John Hoban (Tresser's Barn, Easton, CT)

Oct 11 – Dermot Byrne & Yvonne Casey (venue TBA)

Oct 24 – Mick Maloney & Friends (Gaelic-American Club, Fairfield, CT)

Dec 5 – Cherish The Ladies (Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT)


Songs at Janet's

House concerts in East Lyme, CT. To reserve, email songsatjanets@aol.com

Email for more information


StarLight Concert Series

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

270 Main St., Northport, NY



Check website for more information


Stone Church Coffeehouse

First Congregational Church

300 High St., Bristol, RI



Sept 22 – Gathering Time

Oct 27 – Brooks Williams

Nov 10 – Southern Rail

Jan 26 – Bill Harley

Feb 23 – Vance Gilbert

March 23 – Heather Pierson Trio

April 27 – Robbie O'Connell & Rose Clancy

May 11 – The Jethros


Stone Soup

Slater Mill Historic Site

67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI

401-248-4692 or stone@soup.org


Closed temporarily while they look for a new site.


Sunday Street Concerts at the Long Island Museum

Gillespie Room

Long Island Museum

Route 25A, Stony Brook Village, NY


Sept 8 – The LYNNeS (Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson)

Sept 23 – John Gorka

Sept 30 – Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher

Oct 14 – Kate Campbell

Nov 16 – Elliott Murphy with Olivier Durand

Dec 9 – Ellis Paul


Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th St., New York, NY


Check website for more information


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Town Hall

123 W. 43rd St, New York, NY



Check website for more information


Towne Crier Cafe

379 Main St., Beacon, NY



Open Mic every Monday and Wednesday night at 7 p.m.;

Irish session in the bar every 2nd and 4th Thursday

Aug 17– Old Blind Dogs

Sept 1 – Daime (from Scotland)

Sept 13 – Rhiannon Giddens

Sept 16 – Joan & Joni (Joan Baez/Joni Mitchell Tribute show)

Sept 29 – Lucy Kaplansky

Sept 30– The High Kings

Oct 20 – John Gorka

Nov 8 – Kevin Burke


Turning Point Cafe

468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY


Sept 7 – Red Molly

Sept 14 – The Kennedys

Sept 16 – The LYNNeS (Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson)

Sept 21 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Sept 23 – Rick Ilowite and Andy Cohen

Sept 28 – Leo Moran and Padraig Stevens

Oct 5 – Cliff Eberhardt Reunin Trio with Liz Queler and Seth Farber

Oct 7 – Patty Larkin

Oct 21 – John Gorka

Oct 24 – Singer-songwriters in the Round: Meghan Cary, Carolann Solebello, Tom Cardullo

Nov 29 – Chris Smither


Twelve Moons Coffeehouse

St. John's Church (use the back door entrance)

12 Main St., Salisbury, CT


Concerts on the first Saturday of every month, 7-10 p.m.

Open Mic before the show.

Sept 1 – The Lied To's


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Unity House Concerts

A folk-and-more coffeehouse series at

Unitarian-Universalist Society of Greater Springfield

245 Porter Lake Dr., Springfield, MA

Email unityhouse@uuspringfield.org for reservations


Aug 18 – Andrew McKnight


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Vanilla Bean Cafe

450 Deerfield Rd., Corner of Routes 44, 169, and 97. Pomfret, CT


8:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted


Aug 18 – Pretty Saro

Aug 25 – The kennedys

Sept 1 – Atwater-Donnelly

Sept 7 – Open Mic with Santina King

Sept 8 – Ana Egge

Sept 15 – Pamela Means & Anand Nayak

Sept 22 – Redwood Hill

Sept 29 – Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt

Oct 5 – Open Mic with Kate Mick


Voices Cafe

Unitarian Church of Westport

10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT

http://www.voicescCheck website for more information


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Walkabout Coffeehouse

Memorial United Methodist Church

250 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY


Doors open at 6:30. Walkabout Chorus "Teachabout" at 6:45.
Featured performance begins 7:30 pm

Oct 14 – John McCutcheon

Nov 11 – The Kennedys

Dec 9 – Garnet Rogers

Jan 13 – John Flynn & Reggie Harris

Feb 10 – Lindsey Wilson ¶ Kristen Graves


Woods Hole Folk Music Society

Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA. 7:30 p.m.

Info: 508-540-0320.or whfolk@verizon.net


Oct 8 – Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher

Oct 21 – Sarah McQuaid

Nov 4 – Kevin Burke

Nov 18 _ John McCutcheon

Jan 13 – Guy Davis

Jan 27 – The Reunion Band

Feb 10 Troy MacGillivray & Andrea Beaton

Feb 24 – Lissa Schneckenburger & Bethany Waickman

Mar 10 – Joel Mabus

Mar 24 – William Jackson

Apr 7 – Bill Staines

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA
Box office phone: (508) 994-2900


Check website for more information


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