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 Berkeley area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Berkeley 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 Berkeley, CA
|The Monkey House (Berkeley)|
|SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)|
|Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (Oakland)|
|KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)|
|Like Hearted House Concerts (Walnut Creek)|
|Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (Fremont)|
|The Shady Lady House Concert (Saratoga)|
|Inside Lands (Sebastopol)|
|The Back Room (Berkeley)|
|The Backroom (Berkeley)|
|The Lost Church (San Francisco)|
|Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)|
|Caffe Chiave (Oakland)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol (Sebastopol)|
|The Bistro (Hayward)|
|JaM Cellars (Napa)|
|Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)|
|Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)|
|Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (Livermore)|
|McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)|
|The Palms Playhouse (Winters)|
|Ivy Room (Albany)|
|The Chapel (San Francisco)|
|The Plough & Stars Irish Pub (San Francisco)|