Live Acoustic Music Near Annapolis, Maryland

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 Annapolis area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Annapolis 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 Annapolis. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

Featured

Aug 13, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Creative Cauldron (Small Theater)
Aug 15, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 15, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Uptown Concerts ONLINE (Online Concert Stream)
Kipyn Martin is an emerging Indie Folk artist whose roots sink deep into the banks of the Shenandoah River. She plays festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, and house concerts from New England to Tex
Aug 15, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 16, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 18, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Institute of Musical Traditions (Listening Room)
Aug 19, 2020
Playing at Avalon Theatre (Small Theater)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 22, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 28, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Sep 1, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Sep 2, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 4, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
American singer and songwriter who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
Sep 10, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 12, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 17, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2020
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2020
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Sep 23, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 25, 2020
Playing at Focus Music (Folk Music Society)
Sep 26, 2020
Playing at Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (House Concert)
Ex-Park Ranger Dan Weber is a gifted storyteller & performer who’s received accolades from the prestigious Woody Guthrie & Kerrville contests. "Insightful, engaging and awfully funny" and “reminiscent of early John Prine"
Sep 27, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 28, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 9, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 10, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 11, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 15, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2020
Playing at Avalon Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Nov 4, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 6, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 8, 2020
Playing at World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Folk Music Society)
"...a luminous voice and a buoyant stage presence... big-hearted lyrics embrace the sum of life... Herscovitch's music blows on the embers of a lagging spirit..." -The Boston Globe
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Annapolis, MD

House Concerts

Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Bonnie Branch House Concerts (Ellicott City)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)

Listening Rooms

The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
The Stoltz Listening Room (Easton)
City Winery (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
1st Stage Theatre (McLean)
Jammin Java (Vienna)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Darlington)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)

Small Theaters

Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Avalon Theatre (Easton)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)

Outdoor Music Series

1st Sunday Arts Festival (Annapolis)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)