Live Acoustic Music Near Asheville, North Carolina

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

Churches and non-profit community groups around Asheville 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 Asheville. 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

Sep 18, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at French Broad River Brewery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Mothlight (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Diana Wortham Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
For fans of: Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Jack of the Wood (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at Sly Grog Lounge (Listening Room)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Journeys (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at The Joint Next Door (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
A. Lee Edwards music has been described as “recorded more in sepia, than in stereo. These songs sound as if they've always been. “ A. Lee Edwards’ "strength has always been avoiding country rock’s clichés while remaining true to its tenets and s
Sep 24, 2019
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have been recorded by other performing artists. Originally fro
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at The Millroom at Asheville Brewing Company (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at Diana Wortham Theatre (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Asheville, NC

House Concerts

Streamside Music (Arden)
Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)
Music Mania Concerts (Mills River)
The Opulent 'Possum House Concert Series (Canton)
Quail Ridge House Concerts (Jonesborough)

Listening Rooms

The Millroom at Asheville Brewing Company (Asheville)
Sly Grog Lounge (Asheville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
Ambrose West (Asheville)
The Mothlight (Asheville)
185 King Street (Brevard)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
Grand Old Lady Hotel (Sylva)
The Spinning Jenny (Greer)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acoustic Journeys (Asheville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
Odd's Cafe (Asheville)
Highland Brewing Company (Asheville)
The Casual Pint (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
City Lights Cafe (Sylva)
Frank's Coffee and Music Hall (Inman)
Mica's Restaurant and Pub (Sapphire)
Upcountry Provisions (Travelers Rest)
The Strip Club 104 Steakhouse (TSC 104) (Greer)
Grind Cafe (Morganton)

Vineyards & Breweries

French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Sanctuary Brewing (Hendersonville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Boojum Brewing Company (Waynesville)
South Creek Winery (Nebo)
Innovation Station (Dillsboro)
Brown Mountain Bottleworks (Morganton)

Small Theaters

Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Flat Rock Playhouse (Flat Rock)
Parkway Playhouse (Burnsville)
Tryon Fine Arts Center (Tryon)

Outdoor Music Series

Brevard Music Center (Brevard)
Pickens Amphitheater (Pickens)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)
Mad Anthony's (Waynesville)