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HARTFORD

Comcast Theatre
61 Savitt Way, 203-265-1501
comcasttheatre.net

Comcast Theatre features hundreds of artists and performers each year. Its capacity of 30,000 makes it one of the largest venues in the country. Past performers have included the Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R, and Jason Aldean.

Black Eyed Sally’s
350 Asylum St., 860-278-7427
blackeyedsallys.com

A “barbeque and blues joint” with a reputation for good food and the nation’s top blues acts.

City Steam Brewery Café
942 Main St., 860-525-1600
citysteambrewerycafe.com

Uses city-supplied steam to power its award-winning 23-barrel brewery and its Friday and Saturday Comedy Club.

Infinity Hall
32 Front St.
Box Office: 866-666-6306
infinityhall.com

This intimate music venue is modeled after the successful Norfolk location. With seating for 500, this venue welcomes 250 popular live music and comedy shows per year. Paired with a four-star restaurant and bar.

Webster Theater
31 Webster Street
860-525-5553
webstertheater.com

This 70-year-old former movie theater hosts weekly performances from rock to reggae, jazz, and soul. Orchestra area doubles as a dance floor and there are five bars on location.

The Half Door Irish Pub
270 Sisson Ave., 860-232-7827
thehalfdoorhfd.com

Relaxed pub with a focus on locally sourced cooking and global specialty beers. Features live, local rock music Tuesday through Saturday nights.

Arch Street Tavern
85 Arch St., 860-246-7610

A local favorite with jazz, rock, and acoustic acts that take the stage on weekends and some weeknights, too. Reliably good food.

SIMSBURY

LittleHouse Live
West Mountain Rd., West Simsbury,
860-262-2679
littlehouselive.com

The band, a small group of talented rock and country musicians, and the venue, a classic New England-style barn, embody the spirit of “old-time” music and have gathered a significant following. Show dates are posted on their website.

The Maple Tree Café
781 Hopmeadow St., 860-651-1297
mapletreecafe.com

The “place to be” for years running, The Maple Tree is home to the lively, local music scene, hosting different bands each weekend. Enjoy it on their patio in good weather.

Old Well Tavern
20 Tariffville Rd., 860-658-0050
theoldwelltavern.com

Hosting one band a week — and two, sometimes three on weekends. Check out their website band page for info.

CANTON

Roaring Brook Nature Center Concerts
70 Gracey Rd., 860-693-0263
roaringbrookconcerts.com

This woodsy spot draws local fans for the acoustic and folk concerts. Advance ticket reservations recommended. For upcoming dates, visit website.

The Crown & Hammer Pub
3 Depot St.,Collinsville; 860-693-9199
crownandhammer.com

Live music weekends in a community atmosphere.

Bridge Street Live
41 Bridge St., 860-693-9762
41bridgestreet.com

A 300-seat Art Deco venue offering the best in live music and entertainment, including rock, blues, jazz, and comedy acts. The bar room, lounge, and decks overlook the Farmington River and the restaurant serves up great food.

 

 

 


AVON

The Lyme Grill
136 Simsbury Rd., 860-674-1700
lymegrill.com

Live music on weekends, Happy Hour Mondays, and the kitchen stays open until the last call each night.

FARMINGTON

The Olive Bar at George's Pizza
9 School St., Unionville, 860-673-0421

After satisfying your Italian craving at George’s Pizza, step back to the Olive Bar and enjoy a drink and live entertainment on weekends.

GRANBY

The Cambridge House Brew Pub
357 Salmon Brook St., 860-OLD-BREW

Featuring live music on Friday and Saturdays from open mic nights to local favorites like the Bus Drivers. Stop in and enjoy a brew and some live tunes.

WEST HARTFORD

McLadden’s Irish Publick House
37 Lasalle Rd., 860-231-8775
mcladdens.com

Laid-back Irish pub and restaurant in West Hartford Center that features acoustic and rock performances by local and national acts – on weeknights, too.

Concerts at Blue Back Square
Exit 43 off I-84
bluebacksquare.com

This retail hub in the heart of West Hartford offers regular concerts throughout the year and “A Little Music on Thursdays” series during the summer months. More information and calendar of events at bluebacksquare.com

Backstage Pizza Café
968 Farmington Ave., 860-232-2228
backstagepizza.com

Authentic Napolitano-style pizzeria that doubles as a local hotspot for well-known musicians, with weekly performances ranging from jazz to folk.

Sounding Board Coffeehouse
at The Universalist Church
433 Fern St., 860-233-3669
folknotes.org

A non-profit live music locale that holds folk concerts most Saturdays, September through May.

Butterfly Restaurant
831 Farmington Ave., 860-236-2816
butteryflyrestaurantct.com

Elegant Chinese restaurant featuring live, per-request piano music in the central dining room most nights.

NEW HARTFORD

Nights at the Beekley
10 Central Ave., 860-379-7235
nightsatthebeekley.com

Monthly concerts in a surprising setting at the Beekley Community Library never fail to draw a crowd. Performances include folk, country, blues, and other various eclectic bands. Tickets are $25 at the door.

NORFOLK

Infinity Hall
20 Greenwoods Rd., 866-666-6306
infinityhall.com

Built in 1883, this intimate Norfolk locale brings in top acts from around the country — from comedy to classical guitar. Outstanding acoustics and seating for 300, with an upscale bistro located on the premises.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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