The Acoustic

Bar & Music Hall

The best sounding, best looking stage in town.

Built for musicians, by musicians.

Open Mic Night
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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No Mind w/ Big Sexy and the Scrambled Eggs
Oct
17
8:00 PM20:00

No Mind w/ Big Sexy and the Scrambled Eggs

No Mind w/s/g Big Sexy & the Scrambled Eggs at The Acoustic

Thursday October 17th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

Come out to The Acoustic for a night with No Mind with our friends from Syracuse, Big Sexy and The Scrambled Eggs. Its been a while since No Mind has been in Blackrock and we can't wait to get back there.

No Mind

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Becoming one of the most in demand bands in the CT scene, No Mind has been lighting up stages and dance floors all across the north east. With infectious grooves, deep improvisational moments, and awe-inspiring live shows, No Mind is quickly becoming one of Connecticut’s premiere bands. The southern-CT based quintet has an ever-growing dedicated fan base that readily follows the band across the New England region. Drawing from a range of influences, No Mind’s shows are never the same twice — filled with rich exploratory jams, tight vocal harmonies, clever songwriting, meaningful lyrics, and masterful musicianship. No Mind has shared the stage with numerous highly-acclaimed artists such as Grammy-winning guitarist and producer Rick Derringer, Hayley Jane and the Primates, West End Blend, Bella’s Bartok, Strange Machines as well as other countless regional and national acts. As the band’s reach continues to grow, fans can catch No Mind at venues such as Mohegan Sun Casino, Toad’s Place, The Acoustic, and various festivals throughout the year.

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Big Sexy and The Scrambled Eggs

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Big Sexy and the Scrambled Eggs have been lighting up Central New York stages and honing their unique Funkadelic Blues sound. Although they lurk around the jam band scene due to their ability to improvise, don't make the mistake of assuming their genre. Big Sexy and the Scrambled Eggs play music that transcends. Their songs have heartfelt lyrics and purposeful jams. They can take you places. They can take you to space or they can take you to the campfire. They can take you to the common man's soapbox or the drunken man's front stoop. Their grooves are smooth and their blues are deep rooted. One place Big Sexy and the Scrambled Eggs will surely take you is to the dance floor!

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Phat A$tronaut w/ Saint Mercedes and Fernandito
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

Phat A$tronaut w/ Saint Mercedes and Fernandito

Phat A$tronaut, Saint Mercedes, Fernandito at The Acoustic

Saturday October 19th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket 21+

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Phat A$tronaut is an organically grown, experimental soul ensemble from the funkier parts of Connecticut.

The band formed shortly after singer/songwriter, Chad Browne-Springer, and guitarist/musical director, Mark Lyon, met on a D'Angelo tribute gig.

Their sound consists of booty shaking rhythms and meticulously crafted arrangements with pop sensible songwriting at the forefront.


Saint Mercedes
is a Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter & muse. Now located in New Orleans, USA + worldwide, intergalactic,

Fernandito Ferrer

For the last two decades Fernandito Ferrer has been a pioneer among the new crop of singer-songwriters that has emerged from Puerto Rico. Continuing the Nueva Canción tradition, this stage veteran performs a lot of the classic repertoire but has also developed his own language within this context. Incorporating the art of “looping” he combines textures and sounds that serve as a platform to fuse rhythms and genres of all kinds.

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Open Mic Night
Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Derek Webb
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Derek Webb

Derek Webb

Thursday October 24th

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm

$20 Ticket

TICKETS

Derek Webb's Stokholm Syndrome 10 Year Anniversary Tour:
stockholm syndrome was the album that changed everything for me. it was the farthest i had ever ventured out from my singer/songwriter roots, the hardest i had ever pushed against typical content conventions, and the most creative i’d ever had to be in the marketing of an album (after it was censored by the record label). this september, stockholm syndrome turns 10 years old.

to commemorate, i’m doing a limited tour of listening rooms, taming these electronic & urban sounds into radically intimate, acoustic reinterpretations. get ready to hear stockholm syndrome like you’ve never heard it before.

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Strange Machines w/ One Time Weekend
Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

Strange Machines w/ One Time Weekend

Strange Machines w/ One Time Weekend

Friday October 25th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

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Boston-born, New England based quartet Strange Machines have been steadily making a name for themselves in the East Coast jam scene. A true melting pot of musical fusion, with sounds catering to funk, livetronica, rock, reggae and a multitude of other genre’s, all while stringing them together seamlessly to create a fluid and captivating live performance. Their original songs are nuanced by creative composition, practiced precision, and a looseness that allows them to truly explore the music they create.


Since their inception in 2016, One Time Weekend has made an impact as one of the youngest talents on the New England music scene, and is quickly on their way to spreading their original material around the country. Their fans love their music for its danceable and story-telling qualities, as well as its composition and creativity. The quartet is comprised of lead guitarists Adam Eytan and Zac Mulcahy, who are well known for their speed and “guitarmonies”. Bassist Ian D’Arcangelo holds down the low end while simultaneously delivering powerful lead vocals, and drummer Ben Sullivan ties it all together with his precise and in-the-pocket rhythm. All four members contribute in rousing four part harmonies, completing their sound.

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Stella Blues Band
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Stella Blues Band

Stella Blues Band

Saturday October 26th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket


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Stella Blue's Band, founded in 2009, recreates the experience of being at a Grateful Dead show. The band has been lighting up the NY Metro tri-state area with its 7-piece line-up, including two drummers, strong, soulful vocals and high-energy performances. With dynamic jams and artful improvisation, Stella has developed a loyal following with shows thrill the GD faithful and newcomers alike.

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Open Mic Night
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Bangcreek Puppies Halloween Bash
Oct
31
8:00 PM20:00

Bangcreek Puppies Halloween Bash

Bangcreek Puppies Halloween Bash

Thursday October 31st

Doors 8pm // Music 9pm // $10 tickets

TICKETS

Come celebrate the spookiest night of the year with Bangcreek Puppies at The Acoustic! DRESS UP - this will be a costume party and we will be giving a prize for the best costume!


We will be joined by some very special friends TBA ;)



Bangcreek Puppies

The Bangcreek Puppies started in 2015 when close friends got together to jam. The group’s chemistry flourished, and they quickly evolved into a powerhouse band. Every song brings thumping basslines, shredding guitar licks, tight drum grooves, juicy horn lines, and soulful vocals together for a delicious concoction of smooth, bluesy original tunes and creative covers. Come see one show and you’ll be a puppy lover for life. Woof!

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The Alpaca Gnomes
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Alpaca Gnomes

The Alpaca Gnomes at The Acoustic

Friday November 1st

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

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The Alpaca Gnomes are a collective of musical gnomes who travel from gig to gig and place to place by way of Alpaca's.

Therefore, they are The Alpaca Gnomes! They bring musical joy and overall giddyness to all people of all races in all places.

We hope to see ya gnomie!

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Funk You
Nov
7
8:00 PM20:00

Funk You

Funk You
Thursday - November 7, 2019
8PM /// $7 ADV & $10 DOS

TICKETS
Funk You

Hailing from the East Side Georgia town of Augusta, Funk You is an outgoing burst of energy that is continually climbing their way to the top of the music scene. This "funk" oriented outfit projects multiple musical styles focusing mainly on dance driven grooves with powerful clean vocals. Incorporating intriguing musical composition, tasteful lyrics, and crowd captivating live performances, Funk You is surely to make an imprint on your musical taste.

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Schism: Tool Tribute w/ 30th of February, Kaptive
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

Schism: Tool Tribute w/ 30th of February, Kaptive

Schism Tool Tribute w/ 30th of February, Kaptive

Friday November 8th

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm

$12 early bird ticket/ $15 Ticket advance ticket/ $20 day of show

TICKETS


Not many cover or tribute bands out there ever attempt to engage in the raw talent, mysticism, and magic that is TOOL. But if you talk to four brave souls from New York City (Angelo Rivera- Vocals; Sean Murray- Bass; Donald Pusateri- Drums; Keith Williams- Guitar). Their love and passion for this music led them to form TOOL tribute band SCHISM. New York City's premier TOOL tribute band, the world's first tribute to TOOL

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Paul T. & Edward Oberon, Burner Brothers, Elzwerth, ValDee
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Paul T. & Edward Oberon, Burner Brothers, Elzwerth, ValDee

Paul T. & Edward Oberon, Burner Brothers, Elzwerth, ValDee
Saturday November 9th
Doors at 8pm
$10 early bird ticket // $15 regular ticket

TICKETS

Paul T & Edward Oberon - V Recordings, UK

Paul T & Edward Oberon
Mainstays of the V Recordings family for a good number of years now. And no wonder. They're both producers and deejays, capable of moving a dancefloor with iron-fist aggression and velvet-glove subtlety. Garnering regular airplay from the likes of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, as well as support from the A-list of tastemaking D&B deejays and labels like Hospital and Shogun Audio, they're just as capable of delivering their emotive, molten flavours live on stage, as on record.
Tracks like "Tempt", "Surrender", "Sleepwalkers and "Stomp", show the the versatility, talent and ability of the duo, but also hint at the sheer momentum and quality they've come to be known for. As much as we hear of them, these two producers always manage to twist and contort between sub-genre pigeon-holes. If you're going to classify them as liquid, then that liquid must be lava, bringing heat and an edge of danger along with its fluid smoothness. And, trust, the dancefloor always feels it.
Following in the footsteps of 2016's "Take my Breath Away" (V Recordings & Hospital Records), and "Burning" (Shogun Audio), 2018 and 2019 saw the rise of the captivating "Moon in your Eyes", the third collaboration with V label mate Serum which soared straight to the top of the Drum and bass Charts at #1 on it's day of release. Making waves is the name of the game, and Paul and Edward are doing just that. Their mix of vintage jungle and modern, future-proofed engineering with a touch of soul has shown widespread appeal across the dance from. With highly anticipated releases in the pipeline, they're set to dominate 2019 and beyond with their unique multi-faceted production style. Having graced the stages of festivals and nights across Europe and USA, they don't show any signs of stopping.

The Burner Brothers (info incoming as you read this)

Jeff Elzwerth - M.I.A. dnb, M.A.D.E. productions, operation breakbeat

Elzwerth has been a staple of the northeast dnb scene for well over a decade, manipulating dance floors with an aggressive yet funky sound that has evolved over years of obsessive track hunting and mix studies. He's the second in command of the mighty M.A.D.E. productions, the crew responsible for the annual dnb gathering known as Junglist Massive as well the ongoing series of events known as EASY of which he functions as both resident and cohost. Elz has a mixed bag of tools at his disposal ranging from modern hard dnb to classic funky steppers and just about everything in between topped of with a bit of turntablism for good measure. CT's resident sound killer, lighters up.

https://hearthis.at/elzwerth/
https://www.mixcloud.com/elzwerth/

Dj Valdee - M.A.D.E. Productions, Beatdown Productions, Ravers Only, Camp Bacon

Facebook.com/XXValDeeXX Facebook.com/M.A.D.E.Productions
Hearthis.at/ValDee
Soundcloud.com/XXValDeeXX
www.MADE.productions.com

I started off just asking to hang out at the end of the night and help breakdown, so I could be involved. Slowly, I learned about how events were put on and I grew a strong interest in hosting them but with no clue as to "how". I never thought I would be the one DJing them too!
"No, I'm not a DJ. I leave that to the professionals" - Val Dee '06-'07
I began learning to play vinyl in '04 with my first production company, Traumatic Productions. I learned on U.K. Hardcore/HHC, and slowly transitioned to the dark side, Drum and Bass in '06. I got my first DJ gig with Beatdown Productions Oct. 28, 2011 at Forces of Evil.
"Embodying everything we stand for as Ravers, Val Dee continues to prove his undying devotion to this culture and craft." - Mikey Parkay
After 20 yrs in this scene I've learned a lot, and met so many people involved. I've hosted my own events, music festivals, and participated in the arrangement of others', be it sound or just in helping set up & breakdown. I've always loved the idea of being a part of something bigger than myself and bringing people together through music & dance!

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Big Moon 10 yr anniversary
Nov
15
7:30 PM19:30

Big Moon 10 yr anniversary

Big Moon 10 year anniversary

Friday November 15th

Doors at 7:30PM // Show at 8PM

$10 Ticket

Big Moon are a hard rock/alternative band from CT driven by passion. The quartet continues to write new material and deliver high-energy performances, pushing the envelope and breaking down the barriers of their defining genres.

They are celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their debut release “Not Specifically But Basically Yeah”.

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Jen Zeppelin plays Physical Graffiti
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Jen Zeppelin plays Physical Graffiti

Jen Zeppelin Plays Physical Graffiti

Saturday November 16th

Doors at 8PM // Show at 9PM

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

Jen Zeppelin featuring: Jen Durkin (vocals), Caitlin Kalafus (drums), Sammy Blanchette (Guitar), Kris Yunker ( Keys) and Chris K. (Bass) will be playing the entire Physical Graffiti album plus all your other favorite Zeppelin tunes in their unique style! (Come see Caitlin fresh off her tour in Japan with Cyndi Lauper)

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Thanksgiving Eve with The Breakfast
Nov
27
8:00 PM20:00

Thanksgiving Eve with The Breakfast

Thanksgiving Eve with The Breakfast
Wednesday November 27th
Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm
$20 Ticket


TICKETS


The Breakfast are back for this annual Thanksgiving Eve celebration! One of CT's finest jam bands to date, this band has been breaking musical boundaries in the jam scene since 1998. Make sure to get your tickets early as this is likely to be a sell out show!

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Jeffrey Gaines
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Jeffrey Gaines

Jeffrey Gaines

Friday November 29th

Doors at 7PM // Show at 8PM

$20 Ticket

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Jeffrey Gaines has been heralded for his soul-searching lyrics and his powerful live performances.

With only his voice and a guitar for accompaniment, Jeffrey Gaines has earned a reputation as a captivating performer, entertaining audiences everywhere he goes.


Raised in Harrisburg, PA by parents more inclined to spin soul classics by Aretha and Otis than the New Wave and Brit Rock blasting from their son’s room, a teenaged Gaines began singing and playing guitar in several local garage bands. He soon decided to set out on his own and quickly landed a record deal, releasing Jeffrey Gaines, the first of his five studio releases. The album garnered four stars from The Philadelphia Inquirer, describing Gaines as “…an ethereal soul…insistent, impassioned, full of self-knowledge.” Somewhat Slightly Dazed, and Galore followed. Interview Magazine called Gaines’ music “soul-searching” and “refreshingly free of jargon, sentiment or cliché.”

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Steve Rodgers & Friends w/ Brian Dolzani, Pat Stone & The Dirty Boots
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Steve Rodgers & Friends w/ Brian Dolzani, Pat Stone & The Dirty Boots

Steve Rodgers & Friends w/ Brian Dolzani, Pat Stone & The Dirty Boots

Doors at 7PM // Show at 7:30PM // $12 advance ticket // $15 ticket day of show

TICKETS

BIO

Steve Rodgers spent his youth as the front man and leader of the band Mighty Purple as they toured the United States and Europe starting in the 1990s. Yet Steve’s passion for performing long predates this iconic hard-rocking, label-defying band that launched to notoriety and acclaim when its members were still technically too young to even be admitted in the bars they played. 

In fact, Steve’s musical career began when he started singing in church at the age of 6 under the tutelage of his Pastor father and Sunday School teacher mom. His love of meaningful lyrics was formed as the then-rebellious 12-year-old who was sent away to boarding school wrote songs in his head during the day and taped them into his cassette recorder at night. (Yes, he still has the cassette with his first four songs on it.) 

After decades spent making music, Steve returned to his other passion from his youth: creating music-based events that drew local communities together. He founded several now legendary and unfortunately lost community venues where talented local artists, national acts and community kids all found common ground around the music they loved. 

Now, Steve’s eclectic career in the music industry has come full circle as he brings his indie, folk sound and soul back to the folks who love him – and an entirely new generation of those who are soon to be fans.  Steve is also a nationally recognized visual & miniatures artist 


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New Years Eve ft Organically Good Trio and Nardy Boy
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Years Eve ft Organically Good Trio and Nardy Boy

New Years Eve featuring
Organically Good Trio w/ Nardy Boy hosted by Daveylove
Tuesday December 31st
Doors at 8PM // 9PM Apptail Hour w free appetizers // 10PM Show
$30 early bird tickets // $35 advance tickets // $40 day of show

TICKETS

NYE Modern Problems Radio Show Presents Organically Good Trio & Nardy Boy 💣🔥 Hosted by Davey Love. Apptail Hour 9-10pm with Free Appetizers & Midnight Complimentary Champagne 🍾 Toast included in ticket price.

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20 Year Anniversary Party
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

20 Year Anniversary Party

Acoustic 20 Year Anniversary Party!

ft Pocket Hotties, Jen Durkin and the Business, Rick Reyes and Cosmic Jibaros and more tba!

Sunday October 13th

Doors at 3pm Show at 4pm

$10 suggested donation


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The Acoustic is 20 years old and we'd like YOU to come celebrate with us. Featuring some of the areas top performers with some top secret guest performances. We're gonna do what we do best... throw a PARTY!!!

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Presence CT Led Zeppelin Tribute at The Acoustic
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Presence CT Led Zeppelin Tribute at The Acoustic

Presence CT Led Zeppelin Tribute at The Acoustic

Saturday October 12, 2019

The Acoustic

2926 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT

Doors 8pm. Music Starts 9pm.

$10 advance Ticket/ $15 ticket day of show

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"A local act worthy of the national stage."

To the delight of Zep fans from all over Fairfield County, Presence CT Led Zeppelin Tribute, one of CT's hottest bands, will be making its return to The Acoustic for a special encore presentation.

Presence CT Led Zeppelin Tribute was formed in September 2016 and has been wowing audiences across the state with their blistering, spot-on renditions of some of Zeppelin's finest work, including deep tracks no one else plays. Music promoters have said this band is "every bit as good, if not better, than the national acts."

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Jamie Mclean Band w/s/g Dharma Revival
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Jamie Mclean Band w/s/g Dharma Revival

Jamie Mclean Band at The Acoustic

Friday October 11th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 advance ticket/ $15 ticket day of show

TICKETS

Jamie McLean is a triple threat. As a guitarist for New Orleans royalty Aaron Neville and Dirty Dozen Brass Band he's toured the globe playing fiery guitar everywhere from Madison Square Garden to Japan’s Fuji Rock. His blue eyed southern soul vocals ooze raw emotion and his top line songwriting chops tie everything together. With hundreds of original compositions to his name McLean creates a musical gumbo that incorporates New Orleans soul, Delta blues, middle America roots and New York City swagger

The Dharma Revival was created to create a community of music lovers, truth seekers, and movement junkies who love people and planet.

They are a band with 5 to 7 piece founded in Americana and fusing elements of Classical, Gypsy Jazz, Jam, Folk, and Funk. Our music and live show is danceable, approachable, and inclusive.

Dharma Revival supports the idea that every time we consume, we can also restore! That's why Dharma Revival utilizes a portion of every dollar we make through music and merchandise to restore our environment. We’ve already planted 1000’s of trees with our merchandise and are excited to fully launch our project and music in 2019 and beyond.


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Toubab Krewe w/ Jonathan Scales Fourchestra at The Acoustic
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Toubab Krewe w/ Jonathan Scales Fourchestra at The Acoustic

Toubab Krewe w/ Jonathan Scales Fourchestra at The Acoustic

Thursday October 10th

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm

$15 advance ticket/ $18 ticket day of show

TICKETS

This is the music of Toubab Krewe, the vibrant Asheville, NC-based instrumental powerhouse that creates a sonic Pangaea that lustily swirls together rock, African traditions, jam sensibilities, international folk strains and more. While nearly impossible to put into any box, it takes only a few moments to realize in a very palpable way that one is face-to-face with a true original who recognizes no borders in a march towards a muscular, original, globally switched-on sound.

Jonathan Scales is one of the most innovative steel pannists on the planet, and is redefining and challenging traditional expectations of his signature instrument. In his hands, the sonic palette of an instrument often associated with cruise ships and tropical resorts is radically expanded to mimic the role of horns, piano, vibraphone or marimba due to his stunning, virtuosic technique. Scales’ mesmerizing compositions have captivated listeners and elevated him to the status of a true composer, forging new territory in the medium of instrumental music.

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Shock Wave
Oct
9
8:00 PM20:00

Shock Wave

Shock Wave

Wednesday October 9th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

Free admission

SHOCK WAVE - CT is one of Connecticut's premiere cover bands! They are coming to rock Acoustic for a full night of music so you can party like it's the weekend!

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Open Mic Night
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Stephanie Ryann and Alex Cano
Oct
3
7:30 PM19:30

Stephanie Ryann and Alex Cano

Stephanie Ryann and Alex Cano are back at The Acoustic on Friday, October 3rd!

Doors at 7:30 PM | Tickets $10

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Stephanie Ryann is a singer and songwriter from New York whose music bridges the gap between country, pop, and rock. She grew up with a love of music, singing her favorite tunes on her home karaoke machine and singing in various choirs. The love didn't stop there. Stephanie has been writing songs since she was 14. When she was 16 she auditioned for American Idol and continued auditioning for others shows like Nashville Star and The Voice.

Stephanie has since performed at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City alongside Alexis Babini and most recently performed as a back up singer for solo artist, Eliot Lewis, of the legendary pop duo Hall & Oates.

Alex Cano is a Folk/Alternative Rock solo artist from NY. Alex has been studying music since the age of 5. He began his professional music career as a drummer in his mid teens. He has since performed nationwide with numerous projects/artists from the NYC, Hudson Valley, and Central New York regions. Eventually falling in love with songwriting, Alex took up voice/guitar and began crafting his own original music.

Alex's sound comes from an eclectic array of influences. His music has been described as a cross between energetic alternative rock, and reflective folk/roots rock with elements of outlaw and alt/country. His baritone voice has been compared to singers such as Jim Morrison, Johnny Cash, and Eddie Vedder. Most significant musical influences include bands and artists such as Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Jamestown Revival, The National, The Band, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson.

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Funk Night ft. Black Rock Funk Allstars w/ DJ Doey Joey
Oct
2
8:00 PM20:00

Funk Night ft. Black Rock Funk Allstars w/ DJ Doey Joey

Funk Night w/ The Black Rock Funk Allstars w/ DJ Doey Joey

Wednesday October 2nd

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$5 Ticket

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The Black Rock Funk Allstars are bringing the FUNK to YOU! Now every 1st Wednesday at The Acoustic, The Funk Night you know and love is alive and well.

Featuring members of Deep Banana Blackout, Kung Fu and Elle King, this Allstar cast brings a show that you do not want to miss!

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Open Mic Night
Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Liam Bailey and 2 Bird Stone at The Acoustic
Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Liam Bailey and 2 Bird Stone at The Acoustic

Liam Bailey and 2 Bird Stone at The Acoustic

Saturday September 28th

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

LIam Bailey: Vox, banjo, fiddle

Chad Kelly: accordion

Dan Rowe: guitar

Judd: bass, Vox

Rohin Khemani: drums and perc

Liam Bailey graduated from Berklee College of Music with a BA in Film Scoring. He then moved to Fairfield County, Connecticut where he worked in commercial post-production for Playroom Studios and Aberrant Sound in NYC. He composed, performed and produced media for nationally syndicated television commercials including Mattel, American Express, Washington Trust and many others. He also composed and performed music for programs on PBS, HBO, ESPN and several A&E programs including Pawn Stars, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Say Yes To the Dress. In 2006, Liam left post-production pursue his interests on the stage. He spent the next 11 years performing with internationally recognized country artists including Rodney Atkins, Brett Eldredge and others. For over a decade, he has performed for audiences on landmark stages such as Red Rocks, The Grand Ol Opry, Radio City Music Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, The Beacon Theater and Times Square on New Years Eve. He has supported artists on tv shows including Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, the Tonight Show, Good Morning America and The Today Show and performing with Rodney Atkins and Brett Eldredge, he has participated in the tours of Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Brooks and Dunn, Martina McBride, ZZ Top, Willie Nelson and others. He has played on both the ACM and CMA Award programs multiple times and has participated in 3 USO tours in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Alaska. As a producer, he has released 3 full length recordings including “the HiMMs”, released in 2015 (featured in Country Weekly Magazine) and produced the new album from “Goodbye Blue”, charting at #8 on the Roots Music Report’s Top 50 Folk Album Chart. He is an artist/writer with One Riot publishing in Nashville and will be releasing his debut album, “Hands & Knees” in Fall 2019. He is also a dedicated teacher, husband and father in Hickory, NC.

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DAD!!! % Lads
Sep
25
8:00 PM20:00

DAD!!! % Lads

DAD!!! & Lads
Wednesday September 25th
FREE ENTRY

Oh NO!! The Band Cancelled!! Never fear, DAD is here!!

Four musicians separated by only several blocks come together in a desperate attempt to provide entertainment to those on the ave seeking said entertainment.

Two sets of Swing, blues, and Black Rock style instrumentals

William Earley - Guitar
Brian Anderson - Bass
Tim " T-Bone " Stone - Organ
Kenny Owens - Drums

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Open Mic Night
Sep
24
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Colonel and the Mermaids ft Terrapin Family's Alex Koford w/s/g Alex Jordan Band
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

Colonel and the Mermaids ft Terrapin Family's Alex Koford w/s/g Alex Jordan Band

Colonel and the Mermaids ft Terrapin Family's Alex Koford w/s/g Alex Jordan Band

Saturday September 21st

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

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Alex Koford’s Colonel & the Mermaids is a Psychedelic Rock Band from San Francisco California fronted by Alex Koford (Phil Lesh & Friends/ Terrapin Family Band). With roots soaking up the Kool Aid left behind by past generations of Psych Rock, the band mixes the electrifying sonic soundscapes of Acid California Rock with the mellow side of Ambient Indie Folk.

Alex Jordan Band

Alex is a singer and multi-instrumentalist who has been surrounded by music his whole life. Owing his immersion to his father, who taught music for forty-one years at Serra High School in San Mateo, Alex started singing at a young age and dabbled with brass instruments (playing primarily Jazz trombone), harmonica, ukulele, bass and piano before eventually discovering the electric guitar at age 17. Songwriting and playing with a few bands throughout high school and college, he kept up his guitar practice while studying classical voice and music education at The Bob Cole Conservatory, California State University, Long Beach before joining the road crew for Cubensis - The Grateful Dead Music Experience upon graduating in 2012. Alex began to regularly sub in with the band on rhythm guitar and vocals in the spring of 2013 when he met Grahame Lesh and Friends (the nascent Midnight North) for whom he eventually auditioned and joined that December. Since 2014, Alex has been touring regularly with Midnight North, adding the piano and Hammond B3 to his arsenal, playing with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Peter Rowan, and many others. In the fall of 2017, he began working on his debut solo record "The Subtle Exhibitionist" which is set to be released in late summer, 2019.



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ShwizZ w/ AC Unit
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

ShwizZ w/ AC Unit

ShwizZ w/ AC Unit at The Acoustic

Friday September 20th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

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ShwizZ is a one of a kind duo from Nyack, New York. Drawing a substantial influence from classic progressive rock and funk, they consistently put their musical abilities to the test to deliver a high intensity and musically immersive show. By using their skills in the studio, the duo is able to recreate the feeling of listening a record, only live in front of your face!

AC Unit was formed by Adrian and Chris (Kung Fu, The Breakfast) in late 2018 as an experimental improv duo. The music is built on DeAngelis' tracks and live looping combined with the thunderous exciting drumming of Tramontano. 2019 is the year the duo plans on playing more clubs and festivals to expand their sound. Be on the lookout in a city near you!


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Zion 80
Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

Zion 80

Zion 80

Wednesday September 18th

Doors at 7pm Show at 7:30pm
Tickets: $10, available for purchase online at shalomct.org/zion80


Description: Zion80 explores Jewish music through the lens of the Afrobeat funk master Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Led by Jon Madof (Rashanim, Matisyahu), the 10-piece band arranges Jewish melodies using the polyrhythmic intensity of Afrobeat, blended with the madness of the Downtown scene. Madof’s most ambitious project to date, Zion80 is blazing hot and tight as a drum. Spiritual, grooving and endlessly exciting, this is essential Jewish music for the 21st century. The NY Times called Zion 80 “A truly soulful experience.” This event serves as the kickoff to the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County’s Judaism: A 2020 Vision series.


Visit shalomct.org/zion80 for a list of Black Rock restaurants offering a 15% discount on food and drink for those attending the Zion 80 concert who show their tickets prior to the concert.

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Open Mic Night
Sep
17
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday
Sign up at 7:30PM
Free Entry


The Acoustic's Open Mic is Every Tuesday with sign up starting at 7:30 PM. All forms of performance art are welcome, with a full backline provided. Come be a part of the action or just come and watch amazing local talent. Full Bar, Drink Specials and B Flat Sammiches!

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Root Shock
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Root Shock

Root Shock

Saturday September 14th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

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Conscious, soulful, uplifting, even healing—that’s how many fans of Root Shock have describedthe band’s infectious sound and energy. With a reputation like that, it’s unsurprising that thisgroup is indebted to reggae, a class of music forever married tolove, humanity, social change,and an almost tangible sense of sunlight. But Root Shock didn’t form on a beach. Instead, theycame up in snowy Syracuse, New York in 2012, and since then, they’ve developed a voice thattranscends genre.Spearheaded by theacrobatic, powerhouse vocals of Jessica Brown, the Root Shock sound isat once commanding and cathartic, but never at the expense of a velvety, carefully placed jazzor neo-soul lick. When he isn’t complementing Brown’s pipes with his own earthy vocal turns,Phil Grajko gets weird on the guitar, seamlessly moving from chop chords to girthy riffs andspellbinding solos colored by Latin, prog, and psychedelic rock textures—often in tandem withmad keyboard genius Brian Lauri. Rounding out the band, bassist Bill Eppel and drummer TyreOuterbridge make for a formidable rhythm section fluent in patterns ranging from dancehall toska to heavy dub style and funk

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Borboletta A Tribute to Santana 50 yr Woodstock Anniversary
Sep
13
8:00 PM20:00

Borboletta A Tribute to Santana 50 yr Woodstock Anniversary

Borboletta A Tribute to Santana

Friday September 13th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

50 years ago 6 brothers took the stage at a festival of peace, love and music, playing one of the greatest sets in musical history. To commemorate the anniversary of Santana's Woodstock Performance, Borboletta will perform the iconic Woodstock set in its Entirety.


Cyrus Madan - Keys (Deep Banana Blackout)

Tim Palmieri - Guitar (Kung Fu)

Chris DeAngelis - Bass (Kung Fu)

Adrian Tramontano - Drums (Kung Fu)

Yahuba Garcia-Torres - Congas (Ryan Montbleau)

Tony Cintron - Timbales (Cosmic Jibaros)

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Elise Testone's All Star Amy Winehouse Birthday Tribute at The Acoustic
Sep
11
8:00 PM20:00

Elise Testone's All Star Amy Winehouse Birthday Tribute at The Acoustic

Elise Testone's All Star Amy Winehouse Birthday Tribute at The Acoustic

Wednesday September 11th

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm

$15 advance ticket/ $20 ticket day of show

TICKETS

Elise Testone has put toghether an amazing All Star band for this amazing tribute to Amy Winehouse. Featuring members of Trey Anastasio Band, Prince, Snarky Puppy, American Idol and more.

Elise Testone (American Idol)

James Casey ( Trey Anastasio Band)

Mike "Maz" Maher (Snarky Puppy)

Sylvester "Sly5thave" Onyejiaka (Prince, Ghost Note)

Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy)

Deandre Brackensick (American Idol)

Jesse Fischer (Sly5thave)

Zachary Mullings (Third Story, Lauryn Hill)

Jed Lingat


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