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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:

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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/

Concerts resume next summer

 

92nd St Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

212-415-5500

http://www.92y.org/

Check website for more information

 

Academy of Music

274 Main St. Northampton MA

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

http://academyofmusictheatre.com

Nov 13 – Richard Thompson Electric Trio

Dec 22 – Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Spectacular

Feb 22 – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Mar 3 – Back Porch Festival: Rosanne Cash, Mark Erelli

 

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

Nov 11 – Irish Mythen

Apr 28 – Martyn Joseph

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

https://www.facebook.com/acousticool

Nov 18 – Driftwood

Dec 1 – Plywood Cowboy

Dec 15– Kat and Brad ≠ Paul and Annie

 

Amazing Things Arts Center

160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA

508-406-2787

http://amazingthings.org

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

Nov 9 – New Black Eagle Jazz Band

Nov 10 – John Davidson

 

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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Best Video Film & Cultural Center

Concerts at Best Video, 1842 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT

203-287-9286

https://www.bestvideo.com/category/performance-space-events/

Nov 3 – Tannersville

Nov 4 – Bluegrass Jam

Nov 9– Kenny and Amanda Smith

Nov 10 – Georgia Rae, The Angry O'Haras

Nov 28 – Clara Engel

Dec 1 – Washboard Slim & The Blue Lights

Dec 6 – Songwriters in the Round: Frank Critelli, Richard Neal, Bob Csugie, Mark Mirando

Dec 7 – The Honey Dewdrops

Dec 12 – Open Mic

Jan 8 – The Elm City Ramblers

Jan 11 – Singer-Songwriter night with Ann Marie Menta, Shellye Valauskas, Lys Guillorn

Feb 7 – Podunk Throwbacks, Klezmer Fusion Collective

 

Blackstone River Theater

549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI

401-725-9272

http://www.riverfolk.org

Nov 3 – Hanneke Cassel, Mike Block and Keith Murphy

Nov 10 – Sandeep Das and the Hum Emsemble: Delhi to Damascus

Nov 17 – Newpoli

Nov 24 – BRT Homecoming Concert and Fundraiser featuring Atwater-Donnelly, Kim Trusty, Yacouba Diabae, Torrin Ryan, more

Dec 6 – Cherish The Ladies Celtic Christman Celebration

Dec 7 – Lunasa

Apr 8 – Dougie Maclean

 

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

Nov 9 – Eugene Bender and Seagda Coyle

Dec 6 – Siamsa Na Nollag

Dec 7 – Brian Conway and John Walsh

 

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

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

617-782-2251

http://www.bbu.org

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

203-488-7715

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

Nov 10 – Bill Staines

Dec 8 – Jerry Bryant

Jan 12 – Josee Vachon

Feb 16 – James Keelaghan

Mar 19 – Joel Mabus

Apr 13 – Battle of the Sexes in Harmony featuring The Connecticut Yankee Chorus and Village Voices

May 11 – Too Blue

 

Bread Box Theater

220 Valley St., Willimantic, CT

http://breadboxfolk.org

Concerts Sundays at 4 p.m.

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

http://41bridgestreet.com/

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

http://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com

Nov 3 – Vance Gilbert

Nov 21 – The Green Sisters

Nov 30 – Cheryl Wheeler

Dec 1 – The Kelly Girls' Celtic Christmas

Dec 8 – Brooks Williams

Dec 8 – Tom Rush

Dec 9 – Gibson Brothers

Dec 15– John Davidson

Dec 22 – The Kennedys Holiday Show

Jan 19 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

 

The Bushnell

166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT

http://www.bushnell.org

Apr 30-May 5 – Come From Away

 

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

Nov 2 – Story City Troupe

Nov 3 – The Kennedys

Nov 11 – Near and Far Storytellers

Nov 17 – Washboard Slim & The Blue Lights

Nov 24 – Kerri Powers

Dec 7 – Story City Troupe

Dec 9 – Near and Far Storytellers

 

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Cafe Nine

250 State St., New Haven, CT

All events 21+

http://www.cafenine.com

Nov 4 – Fred Eaglesmith & Tif Ginn

Nov 7 – Jim Lauderdale

Nov 9 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Dec 2– The Bluegrass Characters

 

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, MA

413-584-1444

http://www.iheg.com

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

 

Caramoor Center for Music & Arts

Katonah, NY

http://www.caramoor.org

Check website for more information

 

Carnegie Hall

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

http://www.carnegiehall.org

Oct 23 – Chris Thiele: The Song of the Week show

Nov 3 – Anna & Elizabeth, The Low Anthem

 

Celebrate Brooklyn!

Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY

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

Concerts resume next summer

 

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

Dec 8 – Livingston Taylor

Dec 20 – Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony

VFeb 21 – Gaelic Storm

Mar 22 – John Davidson

May 11 – Ruth Moody Band

 

Chestnut Tree Concerts

House concert series in Oxford, CT

https://m.facebook.com/groups/39682038136

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.

http://www.Chirpct.org/

Concerts resume next summer.

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

www.facebook.com/christopherstreetcoffeehouse

Nov 8 – Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht

 

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse

First Universalist Society in Franklin

262 Chestnut St., Franklin, MA

508-528-5348

http://circlefolk.org

Nov 3 – Susan Werner

Nov 17 – Eliza Gilkyson

Dec 8 – The Nields Holiday Show

Jan 5 – Joe Crookston

Jan 26 – Dar Williams

Mar 9 – Greg Greenway

Mar 23 – Patty Larkin

Mar 30 – RUNA

Apr 13– Tracy Grammer

May 11 – Ordinary Elephant

 

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.

Oct 28 – Pokey LaFarge, The Watson Twins

Nov 2 – Sisters of Slide: Rory Block & Cindy Cashdollar

Nov 10– Martha Wainwright

Nov 12 – Mary Gauthier and special guests

Nov 16 – Hot Rize

Nov 23 – Dom Flemons

Nov 25 – Richard Shindell

Nov 29 – Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

Dec 20 – Ollabelle

Jan 18 – The Sea The Sea

Jan 21 – Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde

Feb 9 – Greg Brown

Feb 14-15 – Marc Cohn

Mar 8 – Cynthia Sayer: Hot Banjo

Mar10 – Jesse Terry

Mar 22 – Peter Mulvey

 

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.

Nov 7 – The Wood Brothers

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

 

Common Fence Point Music

933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI

401-683-5085

http://commonfencemusic.org

Nov 19 – Kerri Powers

Oct 27 – Missy Raines Trio

Nov 3 – 2nd Annual Fall Moon Festival with Peter Mulvey, Caitlin Canty, Mark Erelli, Maya de Vitry

Nov 16 – Honey Suckle

Dec 1 – Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino

Dec 8 – Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Spectacular

Dec 14 – Lula Wiles

Dec 31 – The Vox Hunters and Old Lazarus' Harp

 

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

Nov 17  Radio Free Honduras

Dec 1 – Robinson & Rohe – The Longest Winter

Jan 19 – Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters

Apr 27 – Amber Rubarth

 

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

 

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

Feb 2– Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Mar 30 – Dom Flemons

 

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

https://www.metropolitanpresents.com/concert-hall-nysec/

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

http://www.nilssonstudio.com/events/

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.

http://www.townoflitchfield.org/Pages/LitchfieldCT_Rec/Forms/PDF/Summer%20Concert%202017%20(4).pdf

Concerts resume next summer

 

CTFOLK Folk Fridays

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

http://ctfolk.com/events/

Nov 2 – Lara Herscovitch and the Highway Philophers

Dec 7 – Magpie

Jan 4 – Too Blue

Feb 1 – Kriten Graves and Glen Roth

Mar 1 – The Black Feathers

 

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Daryl's House Club

130 Route 22, Pawling, NY

845-289-0185

http://www.darylshouseclub.com/shows

Nov 3 – Bluegrass Brunch: Blind Crow

Nov 4 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Bob Stump Band

Nov 8 – Jim Lauderdale

Nov 11 – Bluegrass Brunch: Bovine Social Club

Nov 14 – Union Rail

Nov 17 – Acoustic Brunch: Stephen Clair

Nov 18– Acoustic Brunch: Freddie & Francine

Nov 24 – Acoustic Brunch: Kenn Morr

Nov 25 – Blues Brunch: Adam Falcon

Dec 2 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Wool Hats

Dec 2 – Aztec Two-step

Dec 9 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Honey Dewdrops

Dec 15 – Bluegrass Brunch: Big Draw

Dec 16 – Bluegrass Brunch: Too Blue

Jan 12 – Bluegrass Brunch: Plywood Cowboy

Jan 13– Bluegrass Brunch: Pretty Saro

Jan 17 – Peer Asher & Jeremy Clyde

Feb 22-23 – Cash is King: Johnny Cash tribute show

Mar 16 … Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Mar 17 – The Mighty Ploughboys

Mar 21 – We Banjo 3

 

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

Check website for more information

 

The Eighth Step

Proctors Theater

438 State Street, Schnectady, NY

518-434-1703

http://8thstep.org/8thstep.org/COMING_UP.html

Dec 8 – Turning of the Year with Low Lily, John Whelan and Katie McNally

Dec 21 – Sing Solstice with Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie

Jan 19 – Work O' The Weavers, The Dirty Stay-Out Skifflers

Mar 8 – John McCutcheon

Mar 30 – Joe Jencks

Apr 6 – JP Cormier

Apr 13 – Dougie MacLean

May 4 – Adirondack Folk Night with Jamcrackers, Sycamore and more

May 10 – Tom Paxton & The Don Juans

 

Emelin Theater

Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY

http://emelin.org

Nov 17– John McEuen

Dec 1 – Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche

Dec 6 – The Klezmatics

Feb 7 – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Feb 15 – Frank Sullivan and Dirty Kitchen

Mar 1 – The Earls of Leicester

 

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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

Nov 11 – Yonder Mountain String Band

Dec 14 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

 

Fire In The Kitchen

North Madison Congregational Church

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

http://fireinthekitchen.org

Dec 1 – Genticorum

Jan 5 – John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

Feb 9 – Seamus Egan Project

Mar 9 – Hat Trick

 

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

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.

http://fmsh.org/

Nov 3 – Tom Chapin & The Chapin Sisters

Nov 15 – Jesse Terry & Rachel Kilgour

Dec 1 – FMSH Members Invitational Showcase featuring Cassandra House, Joe Iadanza, Nico Padden, Steve Robinson, and Toby Tobias

Apr 6 – Cheryl Wheeler

Apr 18 – The Everly Set (tribute show)

June 1 – Susan Werner

 

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

Dec 2 – Pub Carol Sing

Jan 26 – FSSGB Members' Concert

Feb 9 – Max Hunter Workshop

Mar 2 – Old Howard Troupe

Apr 28– Windborne Workshop and House Concert

May 18 – Steve Cormier

 

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

Oct 29 – Vincent Cross: The Life and Times of James "The Rooster" Corcoran (Fireside at LIC Bar, 4558 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City (Queens)

Nov 9 – Matthew Byrne (OSA Hall, 220 East 23rd St. Manhattan)

Dec 9 – Anne Price  (Coffeehouse @ Ethical, Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, 4450 Fieldston Road, Riverdale (Bronx) NY)

 

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/

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

http://gardenstage.com

Dec 7 – Rupert Wates

Jan 4 – Katherine Rondeau

Mar 1 – Pat Wictor

Apr 5 – The Levins

May 3 – Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli

 

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/

Nov 18 – Sixth Annual Woody Guthrie Brooklyn Hoot with Vincent Cross, Emma Graves, Beth Kotkin, Joel Landry, Nancy Moccaldi and Steve Suffet

 

GuitartownCT Productions

Concerts at Best Video, Hamden, CT

203-430-6020.

http://www.guitartownct.com/

Nov 9– Kenny and Amanda Smith

Dec 7 – The Honey Dewdrops

 

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

Concerts resume June 2019

 

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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/

Nov 11 – Rock Hearts

Dec 16– The Cornfed Dogs

Jan 13 – Tex's Troubadours

Feb 17 – The Nite Caps

Mar 10 – The Cornfed Dogs

Apr 14 – Audrey Mae

May 12 – Last Fair Deal

Jun 9 – The Cornfed Dogs

 

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

Check website for more information

 

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Infinity Music Hall-Hartford

32 Front St., Hartford, CT

860-542-5531

http://www.infinityhall.com

Nov 2 – Parsonsfield

Nov 9– Jesse Colin Young

Nov 16 – Arlo Guthrie with Sarah Lee Guthrie

Nov 17 – Shawn Colvin with Kerri Powers

Dec 2 – Blind Boys of Alabama

Feb 9 – Don McLean

 

Infinity Music Hall-Norfolk

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

860-560-7757

http://www.infinityhall.com

Nov 8 – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Nov 9 – Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Nov 10– Celtica - Pipes Rock

Nov 15 – Carbon Leaf

Jan 12 – The Spirit of Johnny Cash (tribute show)

Feb 2 – Livingston Taylor

 

Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street, New York, NY

www.irishartscenter.org

Nov 10 – 6th Annual New York Trad Fest

Dec 7 – Rebecca Hart

Dec 14 – Winter Solstice Celebration

 

Irish Cultural Center of Western New England

429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA 01089

http://www.irishcenterwne.org

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

Nov 2 – Tim & Cindy

Nov3– The Cabeys

Nov 10 – Dee Reilly

Nov 16– Zoe Darrow

 

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northampton, MA

All shows 7 pm unless noted

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

Sept 28– Patty Larkin, Lisa Martin

Nov 2 – Good Acoustics (Simon & Garfunkel tribute show)

Nov 3 – Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn

Nov 14 – Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Dec 2 – Garnet Rogers

Dec 8 _ The Boxcar Lillies, Lisa Bastoni

Dec 9 _ David Mallett

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

Dec 18 – Dar Williams

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

Jan 11-12 – Livingston Taylor

Feb 2 – The Nields

Feb 6 – We Banjo Three

Feb 8=9 – Chris Smither

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

718-395-3214.

http://www.jalopy.biz

Open Mic Night every Tuesday

Brooklyn Ukes Uke Night, last Thursday of the month

Check website for details

 

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

University of Connecticut,

2132 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT

(860) 486-4226

http://jorgensen.uconn.edu

Feb 14 – I'm With Her

Mar 12 – Songs of Ireland: A Celtic Celebration

Apr 25 – Chich Corea & Bela Fleck

 

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT.

Tickets: 877-503-1286.

http://www.KatharineHepburnTheater.org/

Nov 2 – Cash is King (Johnny Cash Tribute Show)

Nov 3 – Jonathan Edwards

Nov 4 – Front Country

Oct 26 – Gaelic Storm

Nov 18 – Le Vent Du Nord

Dec 1 – Aztec Two-Step featuring Rex Fowler & Friends

Dec 6 – Tom Rush

Dec 7 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Dec 13 – Lunasa with Ashley Davis

Dec 15 – Chris Smither

Dec 30 – Dar Williams

 

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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/

Nov 2– Peter Calo

Dec 1 – David Morgan

Jan 4– DB Rielly

Feb 1 – Don White

Mar 1– Kenn Morr

Apr 5 – Rupert Wates

 

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mActivity Gym & Events Center

285 Nicoll Street,

New Haven, CT 06511

203-936-9446

Shows at 6:30 p.m.

https://www.mactivity.com/events-calendar

Nov 3 – Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar

Nov 4 – Seafoam Green , Twice Around

Nov 11 –  Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboy

Nov 17– Porch Party Mamas

Nov 25 – Crys Matthews & Rachel Kilgour

Dec 15 – The Nields

Feb 3 – Lucy Kaplansky

Apr 6 – Tom Paxton & The Don Juans

Apr 7 – Brooks Williams

 

Marlborough Arts Center / 4th Friday @ The Arts Cafe

231 N. Main St,

Marlborough, CT

http://marlborougharts.org

Check website for more information

 

Maude's Closet

521 Main St,

Ashfield, MA

https://www.facebook.com/maudesclosetconcerts/

Check website for more information

 

Me and Thee Coffeehouse

28 Mugford St,

Marblehead, MA

http://www.meandthee.org

Nov 2 – Christopher Williams, Rachel Marie

Nov 9 – Mile Twelve

Nov 16 – Nobody's Girl

Feb 1 – Jill Sobule, Andrew Delaney

Feb 8– Cold Chocolate

Feb 15 – James Keelaghan

Feb 22– Breaking Barriers: Tribute to the Women Who Paved The Way

Mar 1 – Don White & Christine Lavin

Mar 8 – Antje Duvekot

Mar15 – David Mallett

Mar 22 – The Barefoot Movement

 

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

http://www.ushartford.com/nourishing-spirit/music/meetinghousepresents/

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.

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

Check website for more information

 

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.

Check website for more information

 

Mount Toby Concerts

Mount Toby Friends Meeting House

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

413-548-9188

https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/

Nov 17 – Paul Kaplan & Ben Tousley

Dec 15 _ Magpie

Jan 19 – Windborne

Feb 16 – The Whispering Tree

Mar 7– John McCutcheon

Apr 20 – Crys Matthews and Heather Mae

May 18 – Maria Dunn

Sept 22 – Roy Zimmerman

 

Music at Lily Pads

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County

27 North Rd., Peace Dale, RI

http://musicatlilypads.org/

Nov 17 – Mixed Magic's Exult Choir

 

Music at The Mansion

Crawford Park

122 North Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY

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

On hiatus during theater renovations

 

Music in The Gallery

Wamsutta Club

427 County St., New Bedford, MA

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

Dec 7 – The Turning of the Year: Low Lily, Johnny Whelan, Katie McNally

 

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/

Concerts resume next summer

 

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Narrows Center for the Arts

16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

508-324-1926

http://www.narrowscenter.org/

Nov 10 _ Tom Rush

Dec 15 – Parsonsfield

Jan 11 – Cheryl Wheeler

 

New Morning Songwriter's Series

Community Room

New Morning Market

Woodbury, CT

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=New%20Morning%20Songwriter’s%20Series

Check website for more information

 

Nights at the Beekley

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

860-379-7235

http://www.nightsatthebeekley.com

Nov 3– James Maddock

Jan 26 – The LYNNeS

Feb 9 – Lula Wiles

Mar 9 – Ranky Tanky

Apr 6– Dala

 

Norfolk Library

9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

http://norfolklibrary.org/concerts/

Check website for more information

 

Northwest Park Concerts / Windsor, CT

145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT

http://northwestpark.org/

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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/

On hiatus – shows will resume in Fall 2019

 

Old Songs Concerts

37 South Main St., Voorheesville, NY

Info: (518) 765-2815

http://www.oldsongs.org/

Nov 3– Old Songs Community Barn Dance with Fennig's All Stars

Nov 17 – "Forward Into Light: The American Women’s Suffrage Movement in New York State in Song & Story" Don’t miss this final performance of the Old Songs Folk-theater production featuring Annie Rosen, Toby Stover, Peggy Lynn, Dan Duggan, George Wilson, Bill Spence, Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner.

Dec 8 – "In Praise of Christmas" with John Roberts, Lisa Preston & Armand Aronim

 

Our Times Coffeehouse

Long Island Ethical Humanist Society

38 Old Country Road

Garden City, NY

http://ourtimescoffeehouse.org/

Nov 16 – The Black Feathers

 

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The Packing House

156 River Road, Suite 1301, Willington, CT 06279

(518)791-9474

http://thepackinghouse.us/upcoming/

Nov 3 – Carla Ulbrich

Nov 17 – Ramblin' Dan Stevens

Dec 1 – Belle of the Fall

Dec 8 – Seat of our Pants (holiday show)

 

Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

32 Masonic St., Northampton, MA

413-923-2800

http://www.signaturesoundspresents.com/

Nov 3 – Sean Rowe

Nov 6 – Front Country

Nov 8 – Robbie Fulks

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

Nov 18 – Eliza Gilkyson

Dec 1 – Julian Lage Trio (Gateway City Arts)

 

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.

Sept 26 – Lula Wiles

Nov 3 – Alastair Moock's Pastures of Plenty

Nov 4– Bruce Molsky & Darol Anger

Nov 5 – Blue Moose & The Unbuttoned Zippers

Nov 6 – Mike Block

Nov 8– Night Tree

Nov 11 – Eliza Gilkyson

Nov 15 – Bill Staines

Nov 17 – Nerissa & Katrina Nields

Nov 25 – Dom Flemons

Nov 30 – Lucy Kaplansky

Dec 2 – Antje Duvekot

 

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.

Nov 11– Virginia Worrell & Craig Stalk

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

http://www.peoplesvoicecafe.org

Nov 3 – Ivy & Miranda, Magpie

Nov 10 – NYC Labor Chorus

Nov 17 – Judy Kass, Patricia Shih

Dec 1– Kristen Lems, Sally Campbell

Dec 8– Charlie King, Deborah Silverstein

Dec 15 – Toby Tobias, Rupert Wates

Dec 22 – Thelma Thomas Tribute Night

 

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.

Nov 3 – Jerry Bryant

Dec 1 – Terry Kitchen

 

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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.

http://www.eventkeeper.com/us/r/ridgefield/events.cfm?curOrg=RDGFLD&curKey1=Adult%20Programs&curKey2=Music%20and%20Performing%20Arts&setRef=new

Dec 2 – Holiday Favorites with a Gypsy Swing Twist with Doug Monro and La Pompe Attack

 

Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT

203-438-5795

http://ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Oct 30 – The Lone Bellow

Nov 2 – Art Garfunkle

Nov 4 – Parsonsfield & Sawyer Fredericks

Nov 15 – Steep Canyon Rangers

Nov 25 – Hot Tuna Acoustic

Dec 9 – Christmas with The Celts

 

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

Oct 21 – Joe Jencks with Lara Herschovitch (at Tarrytown Music Hall)

Oct 28 – Bettman & Halpin

 

Roaring Brook Concerts

Roaring Brook Nature Center

60 Gracey Road, Canton, CT

860-693-0263

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

Nov 3 – Stan Sullivan & Guests

Nov 10 – Eliza Gilkyson, Tracy Grammer & Jom Henry

Nov 17 – Kate Callahan & Friends, Michelle Begley & Cynthia Wolcott

Dec 1 – Stephen Bennett

Jan 19 – Bill Staines

Jan 26 – Frank Vignola Hot Trio

Feb 16 – David Mallett, Mike Burd

Feb 23 – Kenn Morr Band

Mar 9 – Edward Gerhard

 

Robbie Collomore Concerts

Chester Meeting House

Goose Hill Road and Liberty Street

Chester, CT

Concerts Sundays at 5 p.m.

http://collomoreconcerts.org/

Nov 25 – Andes Manta (Andean folk music)

 

Rose Garden Coffeehouse

The Congregational Church

17 West St., Mansfield, MA

508-699-8122

http://rosegardenfolk.com

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

860-653-7289

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

http://www.salmonbrookmusicseries.com

Nov 10 – The Nields

Jan 18 – The Slocan Ramblers

Apr 27 – Dave Gunning

 

Sandywoods Center for the Arts

43 Muse Rd., Tiverton, RI

401-241-7349

http://sandywoodsmusic.com

Oct 13 – Johnboy Redfish

 

Schimmer Center at Pace University

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

http://schimmelcenter.org

Mar 10  – Ranky Tanky

Mar 24 – We Banjo 3

 

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

Concerts resume next summer

 

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

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

631-663-3018

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

Nov 9 – Julia Weldon, Stephen Babcock

Dec 14 – Porter and Sayles

 

Stone Church Coffeehouse

First Congregational Church

300 High St., Bristol, RI

401-253-4813

http://stonechurchcoffeehouse.weebly.com

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

 

Sunday Street Concerts at the Long Island Museum

Gillespie Room

Long Island Museum

Route 25A, Stony Brook Village, NY

http://sundaystreet.org/

Nov 16 – Elliott Murphy with Olivier Durand

Dec 9 – Ellis Paul

 

Symphony Space

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

http://www.symphonyspace.org

Check website for more information

 

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Town Hall

123 W. 43rd St, New York, NY

212-398-6647

http://thetownhall.org/#upcoming-calendar

Check website for more information

 

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

Nov 1 – Heather Pierson Trio, Whispering Tree

Nov 8 – Kevin Burke

Nov 9 – Eliza Gilkyson

Nov 15 – Nobody's Girl

Nov 16 – Leo Kottke

Nov 18 – Acoustic Brunch: The Edukated Fleas

Dec 1 – Shilelagh Law

Dec 7 – Tom Rush

Dec 9 – Sloan Wainwright & Friends, Brooks Williams

Dec 22 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams "A Very Slambovian Christmas"

 

Turning Point Cafe

468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY

http://www.turningpointcafe.com/

Nov 29 – Chris Smither

Dec 16 – Chip Taylor Chrismas Show

 

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.

Nov 3 – Gypsy Jango with Joe Salamone

Dec 1 – Julia RussoGypsy Jango with Joe Salamone (at The Center on Main, Falls Village, CT

Jan 5 – Cameron Sutphin

Feb 2 – Carolann Solebello

Mar 2 – Kenn Morr Band

Apr 6 – Derek Knott

 

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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

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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/

Nov 3 – Don White

Nov 10 _ Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards

Nov 16 – Quiet Corner Song Swap

Nov 24 – Seth Glier

Nov 30 _ Garnet Rogers

Dec 1 – Kala Farnham & Maria Sangiolo

Dec 7 – Open Mic

Dec 8 – April Grant

Dec 14– Quiet Corner Song Swap

Dec 15 – Krista Goodrich

Dec 22 – Atwater Donnelly

 

Voices Cafe

Unitarian Church of Westport

10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT

http://www.voicescafe.org

Nov 17 – Joe Jencks, Heather Pierson

Dec 8 – Rupert Wates

Jan 26 –  Tracy Grammer & Jim Henry

Mar 9 – Jesse Terry

Apr 13 – Deeper Than The Skin

May 11 – Emma's Revolution

June 8 – Pat Wictor & Deborah Latz

 

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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

Nov 11 – The Kennedys

Dec 9 – Garnet Rogers

Jan 13 – John Flynn & Reggie Harris

Feb 10 – Lindsey Wilson & Kristen Graves

Apr 13 – Mustard's Retreat

 

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/

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

http://zeiterion.org

Check website for more information

 

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