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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:



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



June 22 – The Gree Sisters

June 27 – Annie Guthrie

June 30 – Southern Rail

July 11 – Windborne

July 20– Mad Agnes

July 27 – Lui Collins


92nd St Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY



Feb 9 – Manuel Barrueco


Academy of Music

274 Main St. Northampton MA

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


Mar 1 – Back Porch Festival: Family Night - The Songs of Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson & Dolly Parton sung by Little Roots, Liam Hurley, In Thhe Nick of Time, and more.

Mar 2 – Back Porch Festival: Earls of Leiester, Twisted Pine, Town Moiuntain

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

Apr 7 – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

June 23 – The Milk Carton Kids


The Acoustic

2926 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

203-335-3655, ext 105 (box office)


Mar 3 – Uke'm If You Got'em - Interactive musical experience

Mar 23 – Mallett Brothers


Acoustic Celebration

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

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


Mar 24 – Beppe Gambetta

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


Mar 10 – Sarah Clanton

Mar 31 – Dirt Road Sweetheart

Apr 17– Anna Tivel and Mile Twelve


Amazing Things Arts Center

160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA



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

Mar 23 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

April 6 – Squeezebox Stompers

Apr 12 – Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers

April 20– Buffalo Rose with Mama's Marmalade

May 11 – Cheryl Wheeler


American Center for Folk Music

River Center, Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY


Check website for more information


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Best Video Film & Cultural Center

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



Mar 3 – Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam

Mar 17 – Irish Celtic Music Jam

Apr 5 – Songwriters in the round: Anne Marie Menta, Lys Guillorn, Shellye Valauskas, Liersten Sieser

Apr 12 – Jim Hurst

Apr 13 – The Gray Sky Girls

Apr 25 – Jim Paradis

Apr 26 – Sabrina Trueheart

Apr 30– The Bluegrass Characters

May 2 – Singer Songwriter night with Shawn Taylor and Frank Critelli

May 24 – Ann Marie Menta Band

Aug 16 – Bluegrass: Phillips, Grier & Flinner


Blackstone River Theater

549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI



Feb 23– The Gnomes

Mar 2 – Irish Music Stories Live: Shannon Heaton with George Keith, Joey Abarta, and John Coyne

Mar 10 – Heron Valley

Mar 24 – 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

Mar 22 – Dan Gurney and Christina Dolphin

Apr 26 – Clare Horgan

May 10 – Haley Richardson


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

Apr 7 – The Kennedys

June 2 – The Young Novelists

Oct 6 – Sloan Wainwri

Dec 8 – Quarter Horse

Feb 9, 2020 – Greg Greenway

Apr 26, 2020 – Bettman and Halprin

Oct 25, 2020 – Brooks Williams

Dec 13 – Plywood Cowboy


Boston Bluegrass Union Concert Series

P.O. Box 650061, West Newton, MA



Check website for more information


Branford Folk Coffeehouse / Branford Folk Music Society

First Congregational Church

1009 Main Street, Branford, CT


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

Mar 9 – 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


Concerts Sundays at 4 p.m.

Mar 10 – James Montgomery with George McCann, Jake Kulak Trio

Mar 31 – Mark & Beverly Davis with The Providence Mandolin Orchestra

Apr 14 – Johnson Girls, Seat of Our Pants

May 28 – Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt

May 19 – Jonathan Edwards


Bridge Street Live

41 Bridge St., Collinsville, CT


Check website for more ionformation


Bull Run Restaurant

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

978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190


Mar 2 – Christine Lavin & Don White

Mar 15 – Adam Ezra Group

Mar 17– The Kelly Girls

Apr 20 – Antje Duvekot

Apr 20 – Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones

May 10 – Chris Smither

June 7 – John Sebastian with Paul Rishell & Annie Raines

June 28 – Iris Dement


The Bushnell

166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT


Apr 3 – Celtic Women

Apr 30-May 5 – Come From Away


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 Cancelled for Dec.)

Mar 9 – Victor & Penny (Cancelled)

Mar 15 – Jim Paradis (CD release show)

Mar 30 – Mattabesset String Collective

Apr 20 – No Fuss and Feathers

Apr 26 – Don White


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Cafe Nine

250 State St., New Haven, CT

All events 21+


Mar 10 – Pog Mo Thoin

Mar 19– Dale Watson, Kinky Friedman

Mar 31 – Rod Picott

Apr 10 – The Suitcase Junket

Apr 28– Nu Haven Kapelye Klezmer

May 23 – Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys

June 8– Eilen Jewell


Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, MA



Feb 23 – Gaelic Storm

Sept 21 – The High Kings


Caramoor Center for Music & Arts

Katonah, NY


Apr 13 – Leyla McCalla


Carnegie Hall

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


Check website for more information


Celebrate Brooklyn!

Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NY


Concerts resume next summer


The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

14 Summer St., Natick, MA



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

Mar 2 – Liz Longley and Mark Erelli

Mar 22 – John Davidson

Mar 23 – Kingston Trio

Apr 11– Kathy Mattea Acoustic Living Room

Apr 12 – Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

May 11 – Ruth Moody Band

Sept 28 – Lucy Kaplansky


Chestnut Tree Concerts

House concert series in Oxford, CT


Check website for more information


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.


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


Mar 14– The Levins


Circle of Friends Coffeehouse

First Universalist Society in Franklin

262 Chestnut St., Franklin, MA



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



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

Feb 23 – Livingston Taylor

Mar 7 – Ellis Paul

Mar 8 – Cynthia Sayer: Hot Banjo

Mar 10 – Jesse Terry (at City Vineyard)

Mar 10 – Kat Edmonson

Mar 14 – Patty Larkin

Mar 22 – Peter Mulvey


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.

Mar 15 – Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane


Common Fence Point Music

933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth RI



Feb 24 – Barn Dance with The Rusty Pickup String Band

Mar 3 – Mike+Ruthy

Mar 23 – Love + Harmony: A Benefoit Concert for Common Fence Music


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

Feb 23 – Kenny White

Mar 30 – Dom Flemons

Apr 27 – Amber Rubarth

May 18 – B

June 29 – 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

Feb 2– Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Apr 13 – David Bromberg Quintet


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.


Concerts resume next summer


CTFOLK Folk Fridays

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


Mar 1 – The Black Feathers

Apr 5 – Auditions Night

May 3 – Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway: Deeper Than The Skin


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Daryl's House Club

130 Route 22, Pawling, NY



Feb 23 – Cash is King: Johnny Cash tribute show

Feb 24 – B;uegrass Brunch: Too BlueMar 2 – Acoustic Brunch: Shawn Taylor

Mar 3 – Bluegrass Brunch: Danielle Miraglia

Mar 9 – Acoustic Brunch: Auguste and Alden

Mar 16 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Mar 17 – The Mighty Ploughboys

Mar 21 – We Banjo 3

Mar 24 – Bluegrass Brunch: The Bob Stump Band


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



Mar 8 – John McCutcheon

Mar 25 – Mustard's Retreat

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


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)



Apr 7 – Jonathan Edwards


Fire In The Kitchen

North Madison Congregational Church

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


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



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.


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


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.


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.


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


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



Check website for more information


GuitartownCT Productions

Concerts at Best Video, Hamden, CT



Check website for more information


Guthrie Center at the Old Trinity Church

2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, MA



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


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


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


Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association


Check the website for more information.  This organization is a clearing house for bluegrass evenst at many different venues throughout the Hudson Valley.

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Infinity Music Hall-Hartford

32 Front St., Hartford, CT



Mar 15 – Dublin City Ramblers

Mar 23 – Robert Earl Keen

Mar 30 – Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder


Infinity Music Hall-Norfolk

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



Mar 3 – Madeleine Peyroux

Mar 8 – Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Mar 9 – Kat Edmonston

Mar 17 – Todd Snider

Apr 27 – Red Molly, Marc Douglas Berardo

May 25– Jonathan Edwards

June 21 – Birds of Chicago


Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street, New York, NY


Mar 15 – 7th Annual Celtic Appalacjhian Celebration with Mick Maloney, The Green Fields of American, The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Little Nora Brown

Stephanie Coleman, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton


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


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

Apr 5-7 – Brooklyn Folk Festival

May 17-19 – Swamp in the City Cajun Music Festival


Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

University of Connecticut,

2132 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT

(860) 486-4226


Mar 12 – Songs of Ireland: A Celtic Celebration

Apr 25 – Chick Corea & Bela Fleck


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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT.

Tickets: 877-503-1286.


Mar 2 – Rickie Lee Jones

Mar 2 – The High Kings at The Garde Arts Center, New London

Mar 15 – Plywood Cowboy, Monica Rizzio

Mar 23 – Socks in the Frying Pan

Mar 29 – James Maddock

Apr 11 – Kim Richey

Apr 18 – The Quebe Sisters

Apr 28 – Crystal Bowersox

May 2– Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

May 11– Karla Bonoff

May 23 – Jonatha Brooke

June 21 – Amy Helm

June 22-23 – The Kingston Trio

June 27 – Jonathan Richman


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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


Apr 5 – Rupert Wates


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mActivity Gym & Events Center

285 Nicoll Street,

New Haven, CT 06511


Shows at 6:30 p.m.


Mar 2 – Robbie Fulks, The Jellyman's Daughter

Mar 10 – Greg Greenway, Rachel Sage

Mar 17 – Richie & Rosie, Goodnight Blue Moon

Mar 24 – The Sea The Sea

Mar 31 – Jim Kweskin & Samoa Wilson

Apr 6 – Tom Paxton & The Don Juans

Apr 7 – Brooks Williams, Mark Zaretsky & Magic Mike Bloomer

Apr 13 – Peppiono D'Agostino

Apr 20 – Nu Blu, Eddie Saville

Apr 28 – the Everly Set (Everly Brothers Tribute)

May 5– The Honey Dewdrops

May 19 – Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

June 2– Sloan Wainwright, Randy Burns

June 9 – Bill Staines, Mara Levine & Terry Kitchen

June 30 – Erin McKeown

Sept 22 – Cheryl Wheeler

Sept 29 – John Gorka

Oct 6 – North Sea Gas

Oct 13 – Peter Mulvey & Joe Jencks

Oct 20 – Roy Book Binder

Oct 27– Lucy Kaplansky


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


Mar 8 – Antje Duvekot

Mar15 – David Mallett

Mar 22 – The Barefoot Movement

Mar 29 – Dom Flemons

April 5 – Bill Staines, Katherine Rondeau

Apr 12 – Ronny Cox

Apr 26 – Martiyn Joseph

May 3 – Lula Wiles, B

May 10 – Quentin Callewaert, Brad Cole and Robinson Treacher

May 18 – All You Need Is Love Beatles Show


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


Mar 22 – Belle of the Fall

Apr 5 – Mackie and Me

May 4 – Pete Seeger Birthday Party Singalong with Annie Patterson & Peter Blood, Sally Rogers, and Charlie King


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



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


Check website for more information


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


Mar 8 – Garnet Rogers


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


Concerts resume next summer


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Narrows Center for the Arts

16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA



Mar 9 – Chatham County Line

Apr 6 – The Secret Sisters

Apr 26 – Red Molly

Apr 27 – David Bromberg Quintet

May 9 – Ruth Moody Band


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



Mar 9 – Ranky Tanky

Apr 6– Dala


Norfolk Library

9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT


Mar 16 – The Murphy Beds


Northwest Park Concerts / Windsor, CT

145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT


Mar 2 – Hot Club of New England

Mar 30 – Dirt Road Sweetheart

Apr 13 – Michelle Wiley Group

Apr 27 – Porch Party Mamas

May 4 – Gil Gutierrez Strings


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Old Church Concert Series

Rocky Hill United Methodist Church

623 Old Main Street, Rocky Hill, CT

Info: (860) 888-1376


On hiatus – shows will resume in Fall 2019


Old Songs Concerts

37 South Main St., Voorheesville, NY

Info: (518) 765-2815


Mar 8 – Joel Mabus

Mar 23 – Matthew Byrne

Mar 30 – The Tannahill Weavers

Apr 5 – Jim Malcolm

Apr 27 – Anne Hills

May 3 – Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt

May 17 – Duo Duo


Our Times Coffeehouse

Long Island Ethical Humanist Society

38 Old Country Road

Garden City, NY


Mar 15 – Joshua Garcia and Mark Wahl


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The Packing House

156 River Road, Suite 1301, Willington, CT 06279



Mar 6 – Monthly Bluegrass Project

Mar 9 – Eric Sommer

Mar 16– Peter Lehndorff

Apr 13 – Tom Rush


Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

32 Masonic St., Northampton, MA



Mar 10 – Laura Orshaw

Mar 17 – Nuala Kennedy & Eamon O'Leary

Mar 29-30 – Peter Mulvey

Mar 31 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Apr 4 – Jim Henry & Brooks Williams

Apr 5 – Secret Sisters

Apr 6 – The Suitcase Junket

Apr 7 – Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn (at The Academy of Music)

Apr 12 – Les Poules A Colin

Apr 13 – Upstate & Kat Wright

Apr 14 – Erin McKeown

Apr 16 – The Gawler Sisters with Bennett Konesni

Apr 17 – Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche

Apr 19 – Bailen

Apr 20 – And The Kids

Ap 30 – Jane Siberry

May 3– Hiroya Tsukamoto

May 8– Rose Cousins

June 2– Eavesdrop



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.

Mar 2 – Susan Werner

Mar 3 – Molsky's Mountain Drifters

Mar 5 – Chatham Conty Line

Mar 7 – Jess Klein

Mar 14 – Connie Kaldor

Mar 20 – Hanneke Cassel Trio

Mar 21 – The Sea The Sea

Mar 22 – Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem

Mar 23 – Les Sampou

Mar 24 – Tarbox Ramblers

Mar 29 – Carrie Newcomer

Mar 30-31 – Richard Shindell

Apr 5 – Ryanhood

Apr 7 – Tom Paxton & The Don Juans

Apr 17 – Red Tail Ring & Alice Howe

Apr 18 – Jean Rohe

Apr 19 – Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche

Apr 27 – Nerissa & Katryna Nields

Apr 28 – Kevin Burke

May 1 – Tony McManus

May 2 – Jake Armerding

May 4 – Cliff Eberhardt

May 7 – Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves


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.

Mar 3 – Sumitra Mama Train

Mar 10 – Say Love

Mar 17 – Dennis Marolda

Mar 24 – Virginia Worrell & Craig Stalk

Mar 31 – Sumitra Mama Train


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


Mar 2 – Beth DeSombre, Bev Grant

Mar 9 – Emily White, The Raging Grannies

Mar 16 – Gerry Segal, Generations: Mike and Aleksi Glick with Lindsey Wilson

Mar 23 – The Siegel Family and Friends, Hudson Valley Sally

Mar 30 – Reggie Harris & Pat Wictor

Apr 6 – Anne Price, Steve Suffet

Apr 13 – Lindsey Wilson & The Human Hearts, Vincent Cross: "The Life & Times of James "The Rooster" Corcoran

Apr 27– David Amram

Mar 4– Pete Seeger Centennial Celebration

May 11 – The Peace Poets. Pam Parker

May 18– Carolyn Hester


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.

Mar 2 – Debra Cowan

Apr 6– Joshua Garcia/Beth Grosscup

Jun 2 – Beatles Tribute

Oct 5 – Bev Grant


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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.


May 5 – Jacob Jolliff Band

June 2 – Ernest Troost


Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT



Aug 14 – Janis Ian & Livingston Taylor


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


Mar 23 – The Promise Is Hope

Mar 31 – Barnaby Bright


Roaring Brook Concerts

Roaring Brook Nature Center

60 Gracey Road, Canton, CT



Mar 9 – Edward Gerhard

Mar 23 – Beppe Gambetta

Apr 6 – Kerri Powers

Apr 13 – Harvey Reid

Apr 27 – Songwriter Reunion with Bruce Pratt, Jim Mercik, Stan Sullivan with their friend John Merino

May 4 – Garnet Rogers


Robbie Collomore Concerts

Chester Meeting House

Goose Hill Road and Liberty Street

Chester, CT

Concerts Sundays at 5 p.m.


Check website for more information


Rose Garden Coffeehouse

The Congregational Church

17 West St., Mansfield, MA



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


Mar 15 – Cheryl Wheeler

Apr 27 – Dave Gunning


Sandywoods Center for the Arts

43 Muse Rd., Tiverton, RI



Mar 15 – RI Songwriters Association 2019 Winter Showcase

Mar 23– Fellswater

Apr 6 – Magnolia Cajun Dance

May 4 – Annie Guthrie


Schimmer Center at Pace University

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


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


June 24 – Too Blue

July 1 – Deni Bonet

Aug 5– Liz Queler


Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society

P.O. Box 46, Fairfield, CT


Concerts held at various locations in southwestern Connecticut


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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



Mar 8 – The Black Feathers

Apr 12 – Jess Klein, Aly Tadros


Stone Church Coffeehouse

First Congregational Church

300 High St., Bristol, RI



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


Feb 24 – Joe Crookston

Mar 31 – Casey Neill

Apr 14 – A Celebration of the songs of Randy Newman with The Kennedys, Jack Licitra, and Miles to Dayton

May 5 – Lucy Kaplansky

May 19 – Bob Dylan 78th Birthday Celebration with The Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Russ Seeger & more


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



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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

Mar 3 – Susan Werner

Mar 9 – Tom Chapin

Mar 15 – Kevin McKrell & Donnybrook Fair

Mar 17 – Flash Company

Mar 23 – Yarn

Mar 24 – Molsky's Mountain Driffters

Mar 29 – Cherish The Ladies

Mar 30  – Kenny White

Apr 5 – Eric Andersen with Scarlet Rivera

Apr 18 – Mile Twelve

Apr 26 – Heather Pierson Trio, Whispering Tree

May 5 – Martin Hayes Solo

June 7 – Nobody's Girl

June 9 – High Time


Turning Point Cafe

468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY


Mar 24 – Toby Walker

Apr 19– Chris Smither

May 9 – David Olney, Marc Douglas Berardo

May 17 – Aztec Two-Step

June 9 – James Maddock

June 13 – Tom Russell

Aug 17-18 – Richard Shindell


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.

Mar 2 – Kenn Morr Band

Apr 6 – Derek Knott

May 4 – Scott "Danger" Bravo

June 1– Carol Levin & Nick Moran

July6– Jeff Przech

Aug 3 – Austin & Elliott

Sept 7– Famous Before We're Dead

Oct 5– Rob Benson

Nov 2 – Crowes Pasture

Dec 7 – Marc Delgato


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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


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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


Mar 2 – Dean Stevens & Maria Sangiuolo

Mar 9 – Atwater Donnell

Mar 15 – Quiet Corner Song Swap

Mar 16 – Cashel Rock

Mar 24 – Peter Mulvey

Mar 30 – Brooks Williams


Voices Cafe

Unitarian Church of Westport

10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT


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


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

Mar 9– John McCutcheon

Apr 13 – Mustard's Retreat

May 11– Tom Paxtion & The DonJuans


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


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


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