The Acoustic

Bar & Music Hall

The best sounding, best looking stage in town.

Built for musicians, by musicians.

Open Mic Night ft Pocket Hotties
Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

Open Mic Night ft Pocket Hotties

Open Mic Night ft Pocket Hotties

Every Tuesday

Sign up at 7:30pm

Backline provided includes Drum Set, Bass amp, Guitar amp, Hammond Organ

Now serving “B Flat” Panini Sandwiches

Tonight’s featured act is Pocket Hotties! This band is designed to make you DANCE! Mashing up all the greatest party tunes, The Hotties are sure to make you groove!

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Cabin Fever February Residency: A Night at the Movies
Feb
20
8:00 PM20:00

Cabin Fever February Residency: A Night at the Movies

Cabin Fever February Residency: A Night at the Movies

Every Wednesday in February

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

FREE! No Cover!

Wednesday the 20th of Feb, The Acoustic Proudly Presents, a cinematic evening of true enjoyment, themes from all of our favorite movies - A Night at the Movies by Cabin Fever!

This special night will include songs of past and present movies that we all know and love. So come dance and sing along for a night of something extra special.

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Friend's of The Brothers: Celebrating the music of The Allman Brothers Band
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

Friend's of The Brothers: Celebrating the music of The Allman Brothers Band

Friend's of The Brothers: Celebrating the music of The Allman Brothers Band

Thursday February 21st

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$15 advance Ticket/ $20 Ticket Day of show

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Friends of the Brothers return to The Acoustic, our favorite little club in Bridgeport, CT.

Featuring members of Les Brers, the Dickey Betts, Gregg Allman and Jaimoe bands, we celebrate the music of the Allman Brothers Band with passion and power.


Featuring: Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts band), Junior Mack (Jaimoe's Jasssz Band), Lamar Williams Jr. (Les Brers), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman band), Alan Paul (One Way Out), Dave Diamond (Zen Tricksters), Craig Privett (HALF STEP - Grateful Dead Tribute) and Van Romaine (Steve Morse Band).

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The Big Takeover w/s/g Bobby Paltauf
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

The Big Takeover w/s/g Bobby Paltauf

The Big Takeover w/s/g Bobby Paltauf

Saturday February 22nd

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS

Led by the powerhouse, Jamaican-born singer and songwriter NeeNee Rushie, The Big Takeover's horn-powered global blend reveals deep fluency in reggae and world music, hints of soul and Motown, and their own infectious brand of pop classicism.

Bobby Paltauf

Fairfield County native, Bobby Paltauf is a guitarist and singer that’s been rockin the scene since he was in high school. Now he’s all grown up and rockin just as hard. We are excited to have him open up this event as a solo set.

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Open Mic Night
Feb
26
10:00 PM22:00

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Every Tuesday

Sign up at 9:30pm (late start due to School of Rock Show)

Backline provided includes Drum Set, Bass amp, Guitar amp, Hammond Organ

Now serving “B Flat” Panini Sandwiches

This weeks open mic is starting late due to the School of Rock show. Sign up starts at 9pm this week and the Open Mic will begin at 10pm

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After Funk Album Release Tour w/ Lee Ross of Horowitz and No Mind
Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

After Funk Album Release Tour w/ Lee Ross of Horowitz and No Mind

AFTER FUNK Album Release Tour w/ Lee Ross of Horowitz and No Mind at The Acoustic
Thursday February 28th
Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm
$10 advance ticket/$12 ticket at the door

After Funk is a fun filled, soul driven, funk-rock explosion.
Hailed as The grooviest band north of the border (Live for Live Music), the Toronto
based funk family have been blazing a trail through the North American music scene
leaving only happy hearts and dancing feet in their wake. The combination of Yanick
Allwood (keyboards & vocals), Jaime Rosenberg (drums), Justin Bontje (bass) and
Phil Tessis (guitar) results in an infectiously fun show, as well as virtuosity and
beauty that will challenge your musical mind. After Funks sound and hard work has
not gone unnoticed; being selected as the Electric Forests Instrumental Forester in
2014 earned them two sets at the festival and they have served as support for Walk
Off The Earth, Lettuce, Snarky Puppy, Dumpstaphunk, TAUK and more.

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Mardi Gras featuring Jen Durkin and the Business w/ Tracy Jo and the Toads
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Mardi Gras featuring Jen Durkin and the Business w/ Tracy Jo and the Toads

Mardi Gras ft Jen Durkin and the Business w. Tracy Jo & The Toads
Friday March 1st
Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm
$10 Ticket
TICKETS


Fronted by Jen “Pipes” Durkin, founding member of Deep Banana Blackout, The Business rolls out originals and covers you just can’t help but groove to! Special guest guitarist Jason Jones (Red Ball Express) will be jumping in to meet the force of keys and organ played by Kris Yunker, founding member of On The Spot Trio. Drummer Kris Studebaker will be holding down the beats alongside bass businessman Rich Zurkowski. With their forces combined, you can’t help but get down to Business!

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Funky Dawgz Brass Band  w/ Ac Unit ft Chris Deangelis and Adrian Tramontano of KUNG FU
Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

Funky Dawgz Brass Band w/ Ac Unit ft Chris Deangelis and Adrian Tramontano of KUNG FU

Funky Dawgz Brass Band w/ Ac Unit ft Chris Deangelis and Adrian Tramontano of KUNG FU

Saturday March 9th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

The Funky Dawgz Brass Band are one of the premier touring acts on the live music scene today. Emerging from Connecticut, these young men have engulfed the spirit and traditions of New Orleans as well as earned the respect from local musicians who grew up and reside in the city. It is impossible not to enjoy yourself during a show as they play a contagious upbeat mix of traditional New Orleans R&B, original music, hip hop, funk, and today’s top hits with a brass twist.

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Club d'Elf
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

Club d'Elf

Club d'Elf

Saturday March 16th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 advance Ticket/ $15 Ticket day of show

The paradox and the power of the unusually named Club d’Elf become increasingly clear through repeated encounters. Unlike almost any other band, D’Elf’s personnel changes radically from show to show. Fans have their favorite configurations and players, but unlike groups where musicians’ tenures are finite, D’Elf-ians revolve in and out, reappearing in endless combinations. Beyond the cavalcade of characters, the music itself is in constant flux. Individual songs can vary dramatically from performance to performance as new alignments of players make every moment fresh. No two sets are alike. Yet the feeling and philosophy that animate D’Elf remain consistent, the product of the vision and dedication of leader Mike Rivard (aka Micro Vard) and the ongoing contributions of his talented collaborators. Devoted fans have been setting their clocks by the group’s bimonthly appearances at their home base, the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for twenty years now, and the message has traveled around the world.

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Lespecial w/ Flux Capacitor
Mar
22
8:00 PM20:00

Lespecial w/ Flux Capacitor

Lespecial w/ Flux Capacitor

Friday March 22nd

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Advance ticket/ $12 Day of show

lespecial carve their own sonic path in modern music, creating their signature blend of “heavy future groove”. The power trio’s fresh synthesis of varied and divergent influences doesn’t underestimate the listener, reflecting a post-modern cultural climate in which fans have space on their aural palette for J Dilla, Radiohead, King Crimson and Fela Kuti. Veering from hip-hop to metal, prog to house, pensive indie-rock to apocalyptic dub, leaving room for head banging and hip swaying alike, while still presenting a unified sound and vision.

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The Spadtastics
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

The Spadtastics

The Spadtastics

Thursday March 28th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

The Spadtastics

 

“The Spadtastics” is a terrible name for a Grateful Dead cover band. So they make up for it by playing their collective asses off—creating lysergic-laced interstellar jams that will make you question reality and quit your day job. They reach into your solar plexus, tear out your heart, and beat it with mallets made of cocobolo, milled steel, and peonies, and shove it back in at the end of the set. You don’t just leave a Spadtastics show having been entertained; you are made a better, more compassionate human being.

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Box of Rain
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

Box of Rain

Box of Rain

Friday February 15th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 advance TIcket / $15 Day of Show

Box of Rain pays tribute to the formative and most prolific period of the Grateful Dead, 1968-74, channeling the Haight-Ashbury sextet at the height of their songwriting and improvisational prowess. The hallmark of this era was Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, the original frontman and founding member of the Grateful Dead, whose inimitable vocals, stage presence, organ, percussion and harmonica was a gigantic part of the band’s initial appeal and a huge influence on their sound and that of the Bay Area scene as a whole.

Box of Rain embraces Pigpen’s gigantic influence, and includes harmonica in their all-star lineup that features current and former members of Dark Star Orchestra, Zen Tricksters, Living Earth, Boris Garcia and Dead On Live.

This is good ol’ Grateful Dead at its best!

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Wurliday w/ Brain Salt
Feb
2
8:00 PM20:00

Wurliday w/ Brain Salt

Wurliday

Saturday February 2nd

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

Hailing from Albany, NY, Wurliday brings together some of the most exciting, dynamic musicians in the live music scene for a lively injection of soul-funk goodness, direct to your ears. The group led by guitarist/songwriter Justin Henricks, and fronted by vocalist Ilana Morris brings forth a new take on combining funk, soul, and songwriting. Behind the vocals their rhythm section packs John drabik on guitar, reed sutherland on bass, andrew cusanelli on drums, and zack cross on synths and organ that is sure to keep you dancing all night long.


Brain Salt forges the best elements of electronic rock, funk, psychedelic jams, and what can only be described as "TheWeird" to create infectious, butt-shaking grooves. The band is currently composed of Adam Spiegel (keys, vocals), Pete O'Connell (bass, vocals), Jim McEvoy (guitar, vocals), and Tim Shortle (drums).   

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Kris Yunker's Bicoastal Waves Album Release Show
Jan
26
8:00 PM20:00

Kris Yunker's Bicoastal Waves Album Release Show

Kris Yunker Album Release

Saturday January 26th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Come out and kick off the release of Kris's debut solo album "Bicoastal Waves" with special guests TBA!

Kris Yunker is hitting the road to promote his new solo album, Bicoastal Waves. As a working musician, Kris plays organ and keys in Alan Evans Trio, Jen Durkin & The Business, On The Spot Trio, The Kris Yunker Trio, Jen Zeppelin, and many, many other projects in the Tri-State area. Since moving to the East Coast, Kris has made a name for himself for his soulful playing on the Hammond Organ, Leslie speaker and the vintage keyboards that accompany him to every gig. 

In 2013, while living on the West Coast, Kris began conceptualizing songs for an album later to be called "Bicoastal Waves." Sounds of West Coast groove and mellow California coastlines can be heard in songs like "East Cliff Ride" and "The Brewster." Kris later moved to the East Coast to play with The Alan Evans Trio/PlayOnBrother and found his muse once again, this time in the woods of New England. 

Along with drums, second keyboardist, and special vocal guests, Kris will be bringing the earthy, rich tunes of "Bicoastal Waves" to a venue near you! For more info, visit: KrisYunker.com.

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Bangcreek Puppies and Drop Party!
Jan
25
8:00 PM20:00

Bangcreek Puppies and Drop Party!

Bangcreek Puppies and Drop Party!

Friday January 25th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$10 Ticket

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Drop Party
Formed in early 2018, Drop Party are an eclectic octet from coastal Connecticut that aim to bring their sound to the people and spread joy. They switch gears seamlessly through ska, funk, jazz, and latin, doing whatever it takes to keep you twisting and dancing.

The sound of Drop Party is both loose and precise; vamping here and navigating a tight horn run there. There are no limits in the band and no boundaries between the band and the crowd. With a lush horn section and a tight four-piece rhythm section, this band is ready to rock any arrangement. Catchy but never cliche, their music keeps you on your toes. It’s a kaleidoscopic blowout that you don’t want to miss.


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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Stephanie Ryann
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Stephanie Ryann

Stephanie Ryann

Thursday January 24th

Doors at 7pm Show at 7:30 pm

$5 ticket

Stephanie Ryann is back at The Acoustic sharing the night with Bluegrass & Beer! Full band including Kevin Totoian, Randy Funke, Tommy Diehl and Jimmy Johnston.
Doors at 7PM | Show at 7:30PM | Bluegrass & Beer at 9PM | 21+ | $5 Cover

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Hosemen w/ Cardinal Light
Jan
23
8:00 PM20:00

Hosemen w/ Cardinal Light

Hosemen w/ Cardinal Light

Wednesday January 23rd

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

Hosemen is an all original power trio from Stamford, CT. We offer a unique blend of alternative rock with traces of metal & punk. Our shows are filled with high energy & passion which will lure you into a journey of melodic overtones; hooks, and lyrics.

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People of the Sun: RATM Tribute
Jan
17
8:00 PM20:00

People of the Sun: RATM Tribute

People of the Sun: RATM Tribute

Thursday January 17th

Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm

$5 Ticket

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Performing the best of Rage Against The Machine

People of the Sun is a tribute to Rage Against The Machine comprised of members from multiple CT bands. The band features Paul and Russ Harris of
The Mushroom Cloud, Max Schiavone of No Mind, Curtis Casso from Airlooms and Skye Stephens of Taxis.

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