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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:

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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

978-544-5200

http://www.1794meetinghouse.org/

Jul 20 – Jon McAuliffe

Jul 22 – The Green Sisters

Aug 5 – The Lonesome Brothers

 

92nd St Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

212-415-5500

http://www.92y.org/

Oct 23 – Judy Collins in Conversation with Dr. Andrew Weil

 

Academy of Music

274 Main St. Northampton MA

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

http://academyofmusictheatre.com

July 30 – Mary Black

 

Acoustic Celebration

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

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

http://acousticcelebration.org

Sept 24 – David Francey

Oct 15 – Pierce Pettis

Nov 19 – Amy Speace

 

Acousticool House Concerts / Bristol, CT

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

https://www.facebook.com/acousticool

July 22 – Twisted Pine

 

Amazing Things Arts Center

160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA

508-406-2787

http://amazingthings.org

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

Sept 1 – Bill Staines

Sept 9 – Railroad House Band

Sept 15 – Durham County Poets, & Pesky J. Nixon

Sept 22 – Alice Howe & The Lied-To's

Sept 28 – Kevin So

Oct 6 – Tannahill Weavers

Oct 7– Alastair Moock

Oct 13 – Session Americana

Oct 20 – Uncle Bonsai

Nov 12 – Mike Compton & Joe Newberry

 

American Center for Folk Music

River Center, Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY

http://www.centerforfolkmusic.org/

Check website for more information

 

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Blackstone River Theater

549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI

401-725-9272

http://www.riverfolk.org

Sept 19 – Dougie MacLean

Sept 23 – David Francey

Oct 7 – North Sea Gas

Oct 8 – Skipper's Alley

Oct 14 – Patrick Ball

Oct 21 – Bohemian Quartet

Oct 28 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Nov 4 – The Gnomes

Nov 11 – Jeremy Kittel Trio

 

Blues Cafe

George Newton VFW Hall

150 Lee Farm Drive, Southbury, CT

(203) 313-6366

http://www.ctbluescafe.com

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

Oct 22 – Brooks Williams, Mark Cosgrove and Jim Henry

Dec 3 – Goodnight Moonshine

Mar 11, 2018 – Joe Crookston

May 6, 2018 – Boxcar Lillies

Sept 9, 2018 – Heather Pierson

Dec 9, 2018 – Joan and Joni (Joam Baez & Joni Mitchell Tribute Show)

 

Boston Bluegrass Union Concert Series

P.O. Box 650061, West Newton, MA

617-782-2251

http://www.bbu.org

Check website for more information

 

Branford Folk Coffeehouse / Branford Folk Music Society

First Congregational Church

1009 Main Street, Branford, CT

203-488-7715

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

Sept 9 – North Sea Gas

Oct 14 – Joel Mabus

Nov 11 – Bob Zentz

Dec 9 – Rosa Tatuata - Celebration of Sicily

Jan 13, 2018 – Debra Cowen & John Roberts

Feb 10, 2018 – Toby Walker

March 10, 2018 – Bob Bovee

Apr 14, 2018 – Matthew Byrne

May 1, 2018 – Ken & Brad Kolodner

 

Bread Box Theater

220 Valley St., Willimantic, CT

http://breadboxfolk.org

Concerts Sundays at 4 p.m.

Third Wednesday of the month – Monthly Artist Showcase

Concerts resume in the fall.

 

Bridge Street Live

41 Bridge St., Collinsville, CT

http://41bridgestreet.com/

Aug 19 _ Rainy Day People (Gordon Lightfoot Tribute)

Sept 9 – Eilen Jewell

Sept 21 – Jonatha Brooke

 

Bull Run Restaurant

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

978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190

http://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com

Oct 1 – Roy Book Binder

Oct 6 – Maria Muldaur & her Bluesiana Band

Oct 14 – Antje Duvekot

Nov 3 – Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

 

The Bushnell

166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT

http://www.bushnell.org

Check website for more information

 

The Buttonwood Tree

605 Main Street, Middletown, CT

860-347-4957

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

Mondays – Anything Goes Open Mic

First Thursdays - Acoustic Open Mic with Bob Gotta

July 29 – Naomi Wachera & Lara Herscovitch

Aug 11 – Ebin-Rose Trio & Kristin Rebecca

Aug 19 – Adler & Hearne

Aug 25 – Stacy Phillips

Sept 8 – Davey O & Stan Sullivan

Oct 7 – Hiroya Tsukamoto

Oct 14 – Cathy Krieger & Caroline Doctorow

Oct 21 – The Kennedys

Nov 4 – Washboard Slim & The Bluelights

Apr 20, 2018 – Don White

 

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Cafe Nine

250 State St., New Haven, CT

All events 21+

http://www.cafenine.com

Jul 22 – Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan

Sept 16 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

 

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, MA

413-584-1444

http://www.iheg.com

July 25 – Gaelic Storm

Aug 11 – Willie Nile, Amy Rigby

Aug 27– The Secret Sisters

Oct 19 – Jon Langford, The Meadows Brothers

 

Caramoor Center for Music & Arts

Katonah, NY

http://www.caramoor.org

Check website for more information

 

Celebrate Brooklyn!

Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY

http://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival

July 28 – Andrew Bird, Esperanza Spalding

Aug 3 – Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

 

The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

14 Summer St., Natick, MA

http://www.natickarts.org

508-647-0097

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

July 22 – Anais Mitchell

July 28 – Ruthie Foster

Aug 18 – The Bird Dogs (Everly Brothers tribute show)

Oct 5 – Ellis Paul & Sophie B. Hawkins

Oct 13 – Red Molly

 

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.

http://www.Chirpct.org/

July 20 – The Mammals

July 25 – CJ Chenier

July 27 – The Stray Birds

Aug 1 – Sweet Remains

Aug 3 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Aug 10 – Ruthie Foster

Aug 15 – Dustbowl Revival

Aug 17 – David Myles

Aug 22 – Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellies

Aug 24 – Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers

Aug 29 – The Bumper Jacksons

Aug 31 – Harpeth Rising

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

 

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse

First Universalist Society in Franklin

262 Chestnut St., Franklin, MA

508-528-5348

http://circlefolk.org

Sept 16 – Phil Ochs Song Night with Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, Reggie Harris & Tom Prasada-Rao

Oct 14 – April Verch Band

Oct 28 – Christine Lavin & Don White

Nov 4 – Eric Schwartz

Nov 18 – Richard Shindell

Dec 9 – Winterbloom

 

City Winery

155 Varick St., New York, NY

212-608-0555

http://www.citywinery.com/newyork/tickets.html

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

Aug 2 – Mark O'Connor Band

Aug 4 – Del McCoury Band

Sept 17-18 – Suzanne Vega

Sept 24 – Red Molly

Oct 16 – Billy Bragg

Nov 11-12 – Bruce Cockburn

 

College Street Music Hall

238 College St., New Haven, CT

(203) 867-2000

http://www.collegestreetmusichall.com

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

Aug 17 – Steven Stills & Judy Collins

Nov 9 – Shawn Colvin Band

 

Common Fence Point Music

933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI

401-683-5085

http://commonfencemusic.org

Check website for more information

 

Common Ground Concerts

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

http://commongroundfusw.com/

At First Unitarian Society of Westchester

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

Sept 23 – Pesky J. Nixon, Kirsten Maxwell

Oct 28 – Matt Nakoa, Heather Aubrey Lloyd

Nov 18 – Anais Mitchell, Robert Sarazin Blake

Jan 20 – The Brother Brothers, The Sea The Sea

Feb 24 – Ana Egge Trio, Steve Addabbo

Mar 24 – Peter Mulvey

Apr 21 – Mary Gauthier

May 18 – Gaelynn Lea

 

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

July 30 – Second Annual Front Porch Jamboree & Potluck Picnic with Abbie Gardner, David Massengill, and the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival House Band (Radoslav Lorcovik, Eric Lee & Mark Dann) .  4-8 p.m.

 

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

Oct 14 – Red Molly

Dec 9 – Darlingside

 

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

Check website for details

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/concertsinthegallery

Jul 27 – The Meadows Brothers, Arrowhead

 

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.

http://www.townoflitchfield.org/Pages/LitchfieldCT_Rec/Forms/PDF/Summer%20Concert%202016.pdf

Aug 2 – Last Fair Deal

Aug 16 – Switch Factory

Aug 23 – Kenn Morr Band

 

CT Audubon Society Concerts

Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury

361 Main St. (Route 17), Glastonbury, CT

860-633-8402  Concerts begin at 7:30 pm

www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-glastonbury/

Check website for more information

 

CTFOLK Folk Fridays

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

http://ctfolk.com/events/concerts/

Oct 6 – Ryanhood

Nov 3 – Brooks Williams

Dec 1 – The Nields

Jan 5 – The Brother Brothers

Feb 2 – Connecticut Artists Showcase featuring The Meadows Brothers

Mar 2 – Pesky J. Nixon

Apr 6– Connecticut Folk Festival Auditions - The Finalists

May 4 – Joan & Joni - Tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell with Allison Shapira and Kipyn Martin

 

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Daryl's House Club

130 Route 22, Pawling, NY

845-289-0185

http://www.darylshouseclub.com/shows

Aug 5 – Bluegrass Brunch: Last Fair Deal

Aug 11 – They Might Be Giants

Aug 12 – Bluegrass Brunch: Blue Plate Special

Aug 13 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Wool Hats String Band

Aug 20 – Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys

Aug 27 – Bluegrass Brunch: Union Rail

Sept 10 – Mutlu, Lipbone Redding

Sept 16 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Last Revel

Sept 16 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Oct 1 – Bluegrass Brunch: Meadows Brothers

Oct 14 – Bluegrass Brunch: Damn Tall Buildings

Nov 2 – David Bromberg Quintet

Nov 3 – Steve Forbert

Dec 9 – Aztec Two-Step

Jan 6, 2018 – James Maddock

Feb 24, 2018 – Cash is King (Johnny Cash Tribute Show)

 

Depot Folk

The Depot Theater, 10 Garrison Lane, Garrison, NY

Shows presented in conjunction with the American Center for Folk Music

http://philipstowndepottheatre.org

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

631-661-1278

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

http://www.eclecticcafe.org

Sept 9– Joan & Joni (musical tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell performed by Allison Shapira and Kipyn Martin)

Oct 14 – Rosie & The Riveters

Nov 11 – Jack Grace Band

 

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Fairfield Theatre Company / StageOne

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

203-259-1036

http://fairfieldtheatre.org

Aug 11 – Eric Anderson

Dec 1 – Hot Tuna Acoustic

Apr 7, 2018 – Lucy Kaplansky

 

Fire In The Kitchen

North Madison Congregational Church

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

http://fireinthekitchen.org

Sept 23– Upstate Rubdown

Oct 14 – Make Marshall & Darol Anger

Nov 18 – Molly Tuttle

Feb 17 , 2018– Seamus Egan Project

Mar 10 – The East Pointers

 

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

718-288-5994

http://www.firstacoustics.org

Sept 23 – Tom Chapin

Oct 15 – Rachael Kilgour and Rebecca Loebe (House concert – Call for location)

Nov 4 – Suzie Vinnick

Nov 19 – No Fuss and Feathers (House concert – Call for location)

 

Folk Music Society of Huntington

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

http://fmsh.org/

Oct 7 – Huntington's Own: Three Generations featuring Lois Morton, Anne Mark, Kirsten Maxwell

Oct 19 – Freddie & Francine

Nov 4 – Susan Werner

Dec 2 – Steady On: Celebrating Lilith Fair at 20

Apr 7, 2018 – Boxcar Lilies & Low Lily

 

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

http://fssgb.org/fssconc.shtml

Aug 6 – Bound for Glory (Woody Guthrie tribute show)

Sept 15-17 – Fall Getaway Weekend (visit website for details)

Sept 23 – Norman Kennedy (house concert)

Oct 5 – Richard Grainger (house concert)

Nov 5 – Bob Bovee (house concert)

Dec 3 – Pub Carol Sing

Apr 14 – Judy Cook (house concert)

Apr 28 – Sara Grey and Brian Miller (house concert)

 

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

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

http://folkmusicny.org

See 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.

http://fridaynightfolk.org/

Sept 22 – Joe Jencks

Oct 13 – Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Nov 17 – Lucy Kaplansky

Dec 8 – Maggie's Guitar presents "The Crossing: A Musical"

Jan 19, 2018 – Larry Kaplan and Geoff Kaufman

Feb 23, 2018 – Pete Seeger Tribute Concert

Mar 16 – Celticity

Apr 20, 2018 – Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

May 11, 2018 – Kate Callahan and Kristen Graves

 

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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

718-768-3195.

http://theoldstonehouse.org/events/

Check website for more information

 

GuitartownCT Productions

Concerts at various locations in the New Haven area

203-430-6020.

http://www.guitartownct.com/

Aug 4 – The Honey Dewdrops

Sept 15 – Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

 

Guthrie Center at the Old Trinity Church

2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, MA

413-528-1955

http://guthriecenter.org

Hootenanny – Thursdays, 8 pm, signup, 7 pm

JAug 4 – Vishten

Aug 5 – TBA

Aug 11 – Matt Nakoa

Aug 12– Chris Smither

Aug 18 – TBA

Aug 19 – Joe Crookston

Aug 25 – Bill Staines

Aug 26 – Geoff Muldaur

Sept 1 – Harpeth Rising

Sept 2 – Guy Davis

Sept 3 – The Berkshire Ramblers

 

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The Half Door Bluegrass Sundays

270 Sisson Ave., Hartford, CT

860-232-7827

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

http://www.thehalfdoorhfd.com/

Aug 20 – Too Blue

Sept 10 – Po' Ramblin' Boys

Sept 24 – Stacy Phillips and his Bluegrass Characters

Oct 8 – Cornfed Dogs

Oct 22 – Southeast Expressway

Nov 5 – Sleepy Hollow Band

Nov 19– Matt Flinner Band

 

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

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Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association

http://hvbluegrass.org

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

Sept 8 – Mile Twelve (house concert)

Nov 17 – Molly Tuttle

Dec 15– Too Blue

Jan 26 – Feinberg Brothers

Mar 3 – Redwood Hill

 

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Infinity Music Hall-Hartford

32 Front St., Hartford, CT

860-542-5531

http://www.infinityhall.com

Aug 2 – The Highwaymen Live Musical Tribute

Aug 16 – Lucinda Williams

Oct 13 – Aztec Two-Step: The Simon & Garfunkle Songbook Show

Oct 14 – Shovels & Rope

Oct 27 – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Nov 2 – The Wood Brothers

Dec 1 – Christmas with the Celts

 

Infinity Music Hall-Norfolk

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

860-560-7757

http://www.infinityhall.com+

Oct 6 – David Bromberg Quintet

Oct 7– Leo Kottke

Oct 12 – Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line

Oct 19 – Kathy Mattea's "The Acoustic Living Room"

Nov 3 – Chris Smither

Nov 10 – Martin Sexton Trio

 

Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street, New York, NY

www.irishartscenter.org

Oct 27-28 – This is How We Fly

Nov 1 – SongLives: Niall Connolly, Jefffrey Martin and Anna Tivel

Nov 10 – New York Trad Fest

Nov 11-12 – Liam O Maonlai and Cassandra Wilson

Dec 15 – Irish Arts Center Winter Solstice Celebration

 

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northamption, MA

All shows 7 pm unless noted

http://www.iheg.com/iron_horse_main.asp

Aug 2 – Socks in the Frying Pan, Zoe Darrow

Aug 23 – Beausoliel avec Michael Doucet

Aug 24 – Davy Knowles

Aug 27 – The Secret Sisters

Sept 22 – Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys

Sept 24 – John Gorka

Sept 27 – The High Kings

Oct 8 – David Bromberg Quintet

Oct 14 – Boxcar Lillies

Oct 20 – Kathy Mattea's Acoustic Living Room

Oct 21 – Iris DeMent

Oct 25 – Dar Williams

Oct 27 – Loudon Wainwright III, Christa Joy

Nov 3 – Garnet Rogers

Nov 6 – Holly Near

Nov 17-18 – Willie Nile

Dec -21 – Seth Glier, Matt Nakoa

Dec 3 – Susan Werner

Dec 8 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams: A Very Slambovian Christmas!

Dec 10 – David Mallett

Jan 5-6 – Livingston Taylor

Jan 12-13 – Cheryl Wheeler

Mar 24 – Aztec Two-Step

 

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Jalopy Theater

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

718-395-3214.

http://www.jalopy.biz

Open Mic Night every Tuesday

Brooklyn Ukes Uke Night, last Thursday of the month

Aug 3 – Dime Store Romeos

Aug 4 – Tim Grimm and the Family Band, Dayna Kurtz, Jan Bell

Aug 5 – Mississippi Cotten Band

Aug 6 – Michael Daves & Andy Statman

Aug 12 – Genvieve Beaudoin, Buffalo Rose, Dirty Bird, Hayes Peebles

Aug 13 – Michael Daves & Tony Trischa

Aug 19 – The Sweetback Sisters

Aug 20 – Michael Daves with Alex Hargreaves, Dominick Leslie & Larry Cook

Aug 27 – Family Sing-a-long with Emily Eagen

 

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

University of Connecticut,

2132 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT

(860) 486-4226

http://jorgensen.uconn.edu

Check website for more information

 

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT.

Tickets: 877-503-1286.

http://www.KatharineHepburnTheater.org/

Aug 3 – Rickie Lee Jones

Aug 23 – The Secret Sisters

Aug 24 – Girls, Guns & Glory

Sept 15 – CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Sept 21 – Al Stewart

Sept 22 – The Young Dubliners

Oct 6 – North Sea Gas

Oct 7 – Plywood Cowboy

Oct 19 – Jonathan Edwards

 

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The Linda: WAMC's Performing Arts Studio

339 Central Ave, Albany, NY

http://www.thelinda.org/events/

Check website for more information

 

Lyrics Coffeehouse

Redding Community Center.

37 Lonetown Road, Redding, CT 06875

http://townofreddingct.org/parks-and-recreation/upcoming-events/lyrics-coffee-house/

Concerts resume next fall

 

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Marlborough Arts Center / 4th Friday @ The Arts Cafe

231 N. Main St,

Marlborough, CT

http://marlborougharts.org

Aug 25 – To be announced

Sept 22 – Slug Nickle

Oct 27 – Modern Riffs

Dec ?? – Gale Wade and Turning Point

 

Midtown Coffeehouse

Student Center, Colonial Cafe

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

Thursday nights at 8 p.m.

http://www.wcsu.edu/stuaffairs/Coffeehouse.asp

Check website for more information Reopens this fall

 

Milford Center For The Arts

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

http://www.milfordarts.org

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

Sept 22 _ Sheri Miller

Nov 17 – Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack

Jan 19 – Patty Larking

Mar 23 – The Meadows Brothers

Apr 13 – The Howlin' Brothers

 

Music at Lily Pads

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County

27 North Rd., Peace Dale, RI

http://musicatlilypads.org/

Check website for more information

 

Music at The Mansion

Crawford Park

122 North Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY

http://www.friendsofcrawfordpark.org/music-at-the-mansion/

Check website for more information

 

Music in The Gallery

Wamsutta Club

427 County St., New Bedford, MA

https://www.facebook.com/musicinthegallery/

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

http://www.easthaddam.org/Music-on-the-River/

Check website for more information

 

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Narrows Center for the Arts

16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

508-324-1926

http://www.narrowscenter.org/

Aug 4 – Rickie Lee Jones

Oct 6 – Leo Kottke

Oct 7 – David Bromberg

Nov 4 – Tom Rush

 

Nights at the Beekley

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

860-379-7235

http://www.nightsatthebeekley.com

Concerts resume next fall

 

Norfolk Library

9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

http://norfolklibrary.org/concerts/

Oct. 29 – Moors and McCumber, 5 p.m.

 

Northwest Park Concerts / Windsor, CT

145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT

http://northwestpark.org/

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

http://www.oldchurchconcerts.com/

Sept 15 – Shannon Mulready, Em Betts, Lines West

Oct 13 – Kathy Muir, Rivers, Seat of our Pants

Nov 17 – Shannon McMahon, Kate Callahan, The Sawtells

 

Old Songs Concerts

37 South Main St., Voorheesville, NY

Info: (518) 765-2815

http://www.oldsongs.org/concerts.html

Concerts resume next fall

 

Our Times Coffeehouse

Long Island Ethical Humanist Society

38 Old Country Road

Garden City, NY

http://ourtimescoffeehouse.org/

Sept 15 – Phil Ochs Night with Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, Reggie Harris & Tom Prasada-Rao

Oct 20 – Swearingen & Kelly: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel

Nov 17 – Ryanhood

 

The Outer Space

295 Treadwell Street, Hamden, CT

All shows 21+ unless noted

http://www.theouterspace.net/index.php#.VDc8KBYbfEc

Free Bluegrass Jam, First Sunday of the month, 2-5 p.m.

Aug 9 – Whiskey Hollow, Tuesday Saints, Stephen Bak

Aug 15 – Honky Tonk Tuesday with The Let Loose, Tacoma Narrows

Aug 22 – David Chevan's Klezmer Jam

Aug 29 – Jenni Lyn (of Della Mae) with Lisa Bastioni

 

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Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

32 Masonic St., Northampton, MA

413-923-2800

http://www.signaturesoundspresents.com/

Aug 11 – Jerry Douglas Band (at The Shea Theater)

Aug 24 – Old Crow Medicine Show (at The Pines Theater at Look Park

Sept 8 – Eilen Jewell

Sept 9 – Erin McKeown

Sept 16 – Geoff Muldaur

Sept 19 – Kevin Burke

Sept 23 – David Wax Museum

Sept 29 – The Sweetback Sisters & The Mammals

Oct 6 – Dan Bern

Oct 7 – Mandolin Orange

Oct 13 – Lucy Kaplansky

Oct 20 – Slaid Cleaves

Oct 22 – Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

Oct 28 – Kris Delmhorst & Jeffrey Foucault

Oct 29 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Nov 10 – Elephant Revival

 

Passim

47 Palmer St., Cambridge, MA

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

http://www.passim.org

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 5 – Billy Novick & Guy Van Duser

Aug 6 – Frances Luke Accord, The Honey Dewdrops

Aug 7 – Lonely Heartstring Band

Aug 8 – Anthony Da Costa & Dietrich Strause

Aug 10 – Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

Aug 11 – Twisted Pine

Aug 12 – Scottish Fish

Aug 13 – Cold Chocolate

Aug 15 – Sarah Lee Guthrie

Aug 16 – Jesse Terry , The Young Novelists

Aug 17 – Windborne

Aug 26 – Tim Eriksen and Zoe Darrow

Aug 27 – Bumper Jacksons

Sept 1-4 – Campfire Festival

Sept 7-8 – Tom Russell

Sept 9 – Hayley Reardon

Sept 14-15 – Antje Duvekot

Sept 17 – Porch Party Mamas

Sept 22 – David Francey

Sept 23 – Geoff Muldaur

Sept 24 – Rachel McCartney & Jim Trick

Sept 28 – Claudia Schmidt, Jim Infantano, Geoff Bartley & Cosy Sheriden

Sept 29 – Jake Armerding, Cricket Blue

Sept 30 – The Mammals

Oct 7 – Christine Lavin

Oct 8 – Genticorum

Oct 13 – Ryanhood, Leslie Mendelson

Oct 17 – Rosie & The Riveters

Oct 19 – Slaid Cleaves

Oct 20 – Tom Paxton with The DonJuans

Oct 21 – Erin McKeown

Nov 1 – Jess Klein & Beth Wood

Nov 3 – Sbbie Gardner

Nov 4 – Nerissa & Katrina Nields

Nov 16 – Seth Glier, Hannah Siglin

Dec 30-31 – Ellis Paul

 

Passiflora Tearoom

526 Main Street, New Hartford, CT

Info:  860-379-8327

http://passiflorateas.blogspot.com/p/local-music-sundays-open-mic-drumming.html

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 6 – Jim Cable

Aug 13 – Pamela Vitale

Aug 27 – Pappa Ron and Lil' Mama Blake

Sept 3 – Pamela Vitale

Sept 10– Gay Melnysny

Sept  17 – CC Chat

Sept 24 – Howard Banow

Oct 1– Julia Russo

Oct 8 – Daniella Emberley

Nov 11 – Podunk Throwbacks

Nov 19 – Danielle Emberley

Dec 3 – Cheryl Maust

Dec 10 – Andrew Biagiarelli

 

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

http://www.peoplesvoicecafe.org

Sept 16 – Carolyn Hester's 80th Birthday Party

Sept 23 – Joshua Garcia, Jan Luby

Oct 7 – Tret Fure, Liz Hershon & The Living Room Singers

Oct 14 – Professor Louie & the Lewis Family

Oct 21_ Bill & Eli Perras, George Mann

 

Pioneer Valley Folklore Society

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

(413) 687=5002

http://www.filbert.com/pvfs/

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

Oct 7 – Peter Lehndorff

Nov 4 – Letitia Van Sant

 

A Place For Folk

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady

1221 Wendell Avenue, Schnectady, NY

http://www.aplaceforfolk.org/home

Check website for more information.

 

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Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT

203-438-5795

http://ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Aug 5 – Tommy Emmanuel

Aug 14 – Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

Sept 19 – The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Oct 7 – Cash is King ( Johnny Cash tribute show)

Oct 27 – Martin Sexton Trio

Nov 30 – Rufus Wainwright

 

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

http://www.riverspiritmusic.com

Aug 26 – The Lords of Liechtenstein with Marianne Osiel

Sept 15 – Hiroya Tsukamoto

Nov 5 – The End of America

Feb 11 – Cole, Nakoa  Treacher

Mar 11 – The Young Novelists

 

Roaring Brook Concerts

Roaring Brook Nature Center

60 Gracey Road, Canton, CT

860-693-0263

http://www.roaringbrookconcerts.org

Oct 7 – Kate Campbell, Sloan Wainwright

 

Robbie Collomore Concerts

Chester Meeting House

Goose Hill Road and Liberty Street

Chester, CT

Concerts Sundays at 5 p.m.

http://collomoreconcerts.org/

Nov 26 – Ranky Tanky

 

Rose Garden Coffeehouse

The Congregational Church

17 West St., Mansfield, MA

508-699-8122

http://rosegardenfolk.com

Sept 16 – Bill Harley

Oct 21 – Southern Rail

Nov 18 – Atwater Donnelly

Jan 27 – Abbie Gardner

Feb 10 – Susan Cattaneo, Abbye West Pates

Mar 24 – Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio

Apr 14 – Jake & Taylor Armerding

 

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Salmon Brook Music Series

South Congregational Church

242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT

860-653-7289

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

http://www.salmonbrookmusicseries.com

Resumes in Fall 2017

 

Sandywoods Center for the Arts

43 Muse Rd., Tiverton, RI

401-241-7349

http://sandywoodsmusic.com

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

http://www.thomastonfinearts.com/music.php

Aug 7 – The Kerry Boys

August 14 – The Zolla Boys

 

Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society

P.O. Box 46, Fairfield, CT

203-362-5912

Concerts held at various locations in southwestern Connecticut

http://www.shamrockirishmusic.org/index.html

Check website for more information

 

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

631-663-3018

http://www.northportarts.org/#!starlight-concert-series-/cah

Check website for more information

 

Stone Church Coffeehouse

First Congregational Church

300 High St., Bristol, RI

401-253-4813

http://stonechurchcoffeehouse.weebly.com

Sept 23 – The Gnomes

Oct 28 – Moldy Suitcases

Nov 11 – Moonshine Holler, The Meadows Brothers

Jan 27 – Forever Young: Tribute to Neil Young

Feb 24 – Mile Twelve

Mar 24 – The Kennedys

Apr 28 – Chris & Meredith Thompson

May 12 – Martin Grosswendt & Susanne Salem Schatz with KC Moaners

 

Stone Soup

Slater Mill Historic Site

67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI

401-248-4692 or stone@soup.org

http://www.soup.org

Concerts resume Fall 2017

 

SummerStage

Rumsey Playfields

Central Park

New York, NY

Sponsored by the City Parks Foundation. Both events are free

http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/events/category/summerstage/

Aug 13 – Taj Mo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, Jontavious Willis, Dante Ross (4 p.m.)

 

Sunday Street Concerts at the Long Island Museum

Gillespie Room

Long Island Museum

Route 25A, Stony Brook Village, NY

http://sundaystreet.org/

July 9 – Ray Bonneville

 

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Towne Crier Cafe

379 Main St., Beacon, NY

845-855-1300

http://townecrier.com

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

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

Aug 6 – Sultans of String

Aug 11 – Chris Smither

Aug 20 – Jim Lauderdale

Aug 26 – Brother Sun

Sept 2 – Slam Allen

Sept 8 – Cash is King (Johnny Cash tribute show)

Oct 27 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Feb 10 – Mary Fahl

 

Turning Point Cafe

468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY

http://www.turningpointcafe.com/

Aug 4 – Melanie

Sept 9 – Tom Russell

Sept 24 – Roy Book Binder

Oct 1 – John Gorka

Oct 14 – Eilen Jewell Band

Oct 15 – Steve Forbert

 

Twelve Moons Coffeehouse

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

12 Main St., Salisbury, CT

https://sites.google.com/site/twelvemoonscoffeehouse/

Concerts on the first Saturday of every month, 7-10 p.m.  Open Mic before the show.

Aug 4 – Nathaniel Andrew and Bev Kosak

Sept 2 – Julia Russo

Oct 7 – Anthony Troy

Nov 4 – The Kenn Morr Band

Dec 2 – Derek Knott

Jan 8 – Kane Clawson & Friends

Feb 3 – Bill Benson

Mar 3 – Roger and Lenny

May 5 – Marc Delgado

June 2 – Tom Hanford, Joel Blumert Scott Camara Trio

July 7– David Paton

Aug 4 – Ron Renninger

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

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Unity-House-Concerts/1485832181665928

Check website for more information

 

USH Performing Arts Series

Unitarian Society of Hartford

250 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford, CT

Email: ConcertUSHartford@gmail.com

http://www.ushartford.com/

Check website for more information

 

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Vanilla Bean Cafe

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

860-928-1562

8:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

http://www.thevanillabeancafe.com/li

Aug 12 – Instant Treeline

Aug 18 – Quiet Corner Song Swap

Aug 19 – Brooks Williams

Aug 26 – Kerri Powers

Sept 1 – Open Mic with host Anna Paquin

 

Voices Cafe

Unitarian Church of Westport

10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT

http://www.voicescafe.org

Oct 14 – Pierce Pettis

Nov 5 – Brother Sun's Final Show

Dec 11 – Suzanne Sheriden & Band: The Music of Bob Dylan

Jan 27 – Lara Herscovitch

 

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Walkabout Coffeehouse

Memorial United Methodist Church

250 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY

http://www.walkaboutclearwater.org/music/coffeehouse.php

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, 2018 – John Flynn & Reggie Harris

Feb 10, 2018 – Lindsey Wilson & Kristen Graves

Mar 10, 2018 – Guy Davis

Apr 14, 2018 – Sonia de los Santos & Rachel Kilgour

May 12, 2018 – Emma's revolution

 

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

http://arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic/

Oct 1 – Jez Lowe

Oct 15– Joel Mabus

Oct 29– Geoff Muldaur

Nov 12 – The Johnson Girls

Jan 14, 2018 – Debra Cowen & John Roberts

Jan 28 – Bill Staines

Feb 11, 2018 – Cindy Kallett & Grey Larsen

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

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

http://zeiterion.org

July 8-9 – New Bedford Folk Festival

 

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