Live Acoustic Music Near Akron, Ohio

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are many house concerts being held in and around the Akron area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Local libraries host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Akron area. Restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

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Jun 21, 2020
Playing at Mustard Seed Market & Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dynamic and compelling, Anne E. DeChant has performed in venues ranging from the Bluebird Café to The White House. Masterfully crafted, poignant songs create worlds where characters spring to life.
Jun 16, 2020
Playing at Music Box Supper Club (Listening Room)
Jul 9, 2020
Playing at Beachland Ballroom and Tavern (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 15, 2020
Playing at Music Box Supper Club (Listening Room)
Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from early New Orleans jazz to Piedmont murder ballads. The result: whiskey-soaked, foot-stompin’ original songs that bring party music of departed eras to crowds both young and old
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Akron, OH

House Concerts

Koberna House Concert (Kent)
Honky Tonk House Concerts (Streetsboro)
The Bunker House Concerts (Canton)
Folknet Concert Series (Beachwood)
Mechanic Street House Concerts (Cleveland)

Listening Rooms

Rialto Theatre (Akron)
G.A.R. Hall (GAR Hall) (Peninsula)
Music Box Supper Club (Cleveland)
The Barn on Avon Lake (Music on a Mission) (Avon Lake)
Riverdog (Wakeman)
The Soap Gallery (Youngstown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Mustard Seed Market & Cafe (Akron)
George's (Canton)
The Harp (Cleveland)
Wilbert's (Cleveland)
Warren's Spirited Kitchen (Burton)
Beachland Ballroom and Tavern (Cleveland)

Vineyards & Breweries

Sarah's Vineyard (Cuyahoga Falls)
Gervasi Vineyard (Canton)

Libraries

Front Porch Concert Series at Lakewood Public Library (Lakewood)

Small Theaters

The Kent Stage (Kent)

Bars & Nightclubs

Brothers Lounge (Cleveland)