Live Acoustic Music Near Baltimore, 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore. 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

Jun 16, 2019
Playing at World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Folk Music Society)
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at Susies House Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at Itzall Goode Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Karyn Oliver is part Joan Osborne, a touch of Janis Joplin and a bit of Emmylou Harris – her seductive voice effortlessly oscillates from bluesy soul to country and back. Oliver's new album, "A List Of Names", is currently charting on both Folk (#8
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at 49 West Coffeehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Focus Music (Folk Music Society)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Cafe Montmartre (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 26, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 29, 2019
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Jul 5, 2019
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Jul 6, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Baltimore, MD

House Concerts

Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
1st Avenue Concerts (York)

Listening Rooms

The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
The Soundry (Columbia)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
City Winery - Washington (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
The Stoltz Listening Room (Easton)
Sign of the Wagon (York)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Darlington)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
North Elk Coffee House (North East)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Filling Station (Sparks)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Seasons & Sessions (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
Field Fresh Farmers Market (Frederick)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Kable House Presents (York)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hereford Farm Market (Parkton)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Reid's Winery and Cider House (Gettysburg)
Battlefield Brew Works (Gettysburg)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Joe Squared (Baltimore)
Villain and Saint (Bethesda)
JV's Live Music Room (Falls Church)