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 Altadena area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Altadena host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Altadena 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Altadena, CA
|Naiditch House Concerts (Altadena)|
|Full Moon Saturdays at Stonywood (Pasadena)|
|Seth and Tonys House Concerts (Eagle Rock)|
|Gelencser House Concerts (Claremont)|
|Manhattan Beach Folk (Manhattan Beach)|
|Canciones House Concerts (Santa Ana)|
|Russ and Julie's House Concerts (Oak Park)|
|The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Altadena)|
|Wine & Song Concert Series (South Pasadena)|
|Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles)|
|Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)|
|McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)|
|The Living Tradition (Anaheim)|
|Grand Annex (San Pedro)|
|Music at the Point (Long Beach)|
|Fireside Concerts (Newbury Park)|
|Pasadena Folk Music Society (Pasadena)|
|Matt Denny's Ale House (Arcadia)|
|Spoke Bicycle Cafe (Los Angeles)|
|Republic of Pie (North Hollywood)|
|Tamiza's Treats (Torrance)|
|Cellar Sessions at Old Oak Cellars (Pasadena)|
|Bootleg Theater (Los Angeles)|
|Pacific Amphitheatre (Costa Mesa)|
|Tiny Porch Concerts (Agoura Hills)|
|The Troubadour (West Hollywood)|
|The Mint (Los Angeles)|