Live Acoustic Music Near Boulder Creek, California

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 Boulder Creek 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 Boulder Creek 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 Boulder Creek 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at The Lost Church (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at San Gregorio General Store (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Husband-wife team: Virtuoso solo guitar and dueling harmonies
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at House Concert (Salinas, CA) (House Concert)
Singer/songwriter who has opened for Andy Grammer, and will be performing with Train and Matt Nathanson on a cruise ship in 2020! “Sam has a beautiful voice, he reminds me of my friend Martin Sexton.” — Dave Matthews, legendary musician
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Yoshi's (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Chapel (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Lille Aeske (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Caffe Chiave (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
RAQIA is an instrumental trio with violin, 12-string guitar and piano. Drawing influences from ambient, folk, world fusion, and jazz, RAQIA seeks to provide sanctuary and make connections with the natural world through music.
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Fog House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Lille Aeske (Listening Room)
Oct 30, 2019
Playing at Club Fox (Listening Room)
Nov 3, 2019
Playing at Fog House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 5, 2019
Playing at East Village Coffee Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 6, 2019
Playing at Hotel Utah (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 6, 2019
Playing at Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (Small Theater)
An American blues guitarist, musician, and singer. His playing combines a number of blues styles, primarily Delta blues.
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at East Village Coffee Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Amy’s songs are timeless. With lyrics about the experience of being human, her music has a way of connecting with anyone on a deeply personal level. Her sometimes soulful, sometimes pure and haunting voice lends itself to comparisons to Joni Mitchell,
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at Hotel Utah (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 10, 2019
Playing at Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (House Concert)
"Prodigious players with songwriting that sets them apart," this Canadian-American duo combine emotive, soaring violin, diverse guitar styles, and unique vocal chemistry for a “match made in heaven.”
Nov 14, 2019
Playing at Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Boulder Creek, CA

House Concerts

Olive Grove Collective (Los Gatos)
The Shady Lady House Concert (Saratoga)
SIlicon Valley House Concerts (Mountain View)
Dala's Nest House Concerts (Menlo Park)
Crombie Cabin House Concert (Emerald Hills)
Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (Fremont)
House Concert (Salinas, CA) (Salinas)
Vineyard View House Concerts (Livermore)
Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)
Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (Oakland)
SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)
KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)

Listening Rooms

Lille Aeske (Boulder Creek)
Flynn's Cabaret & Steakhouse (Felton)
Michael's on Main (Soquel)
Club Fox (Redwood City)
Bird and Beckett Books and Records (San Francisco)
Yoshi's (Oakland)
The Lost Church (San Francisco)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Foothill Community Concert Series (San Jose)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Britannia Arms Cupertino (San Jose)
San Gregorio General Store (San Gregorio)
Bubbles and Brew (Morgan Hill)
East Village Coffee Lounge (Monterey)
Revolution Cafe (San Francisco)
Caffe Chiave (Oakland)
Simple Pleasures Cafe (San Francisco)

Vineyards & Breweries

The Bistro (Hayward)

Small Theaters

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (Livermore)
Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Chapel (San Francisco)
Hotel Utah (San Francisco)
Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)