Live Acoustic Music Near Carrboro, 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 Carrboro area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Carrboro 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 Carrboro 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

May 25, 2019
Playing at The Honeysuckle Tea House (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
"...they’re the background music to the working writer, the love songs for the couple on their first date or the soothing guitar slides accenting the conversation of a group of friends catching up."
May 26, 2019
Playing at Grove Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Music at Big Purple (House Concert)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Joyful Jewel (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
A multiplatinum songwriter and producer, Wyatt Easterling is a master storyteller and nowhere is this more apparent than on his latest record, Divining Rod, the top #5 Folk album in the month following its release in 2017. Divining Rod has also been re
Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 18, 2019
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Jun 25, 2019
Playing at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (Concert Hall)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Flying Saucer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 8, 2019
Playing at The Clayton Center (Small Theater)
Aug 10, 2019
Playing at Music at Big Purple (House Concert)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Carrboro, NC

House Concerts

Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Doodad Farm (Greensboro)
Music at Big Purple (Greensboro)
Backyard Stage (Greensboro)
Stage 11 House Concerts (Greensboro)
Brad and Tammy's Listening Loft (Reidsville)

Listening Rooms

Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)
The Pinhook (Durham)
Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)
The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Java Jive (Cary)
Sola Coffee (Raleigh)
Flying Saucer (Raleigh)
Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)
Grove Winery (Gibsonville)
Joymongers Brewing (Greensboro)

Small Theaters

Carolina Theatre (Durham)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)
Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Carolina Theatre (Greensboro)

Bars & Nightclubs

2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)
Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
KINGS (Raleigh)
The Pour House (Raleigh)
The Blind Tiger (Greensboro)
Bottle and Can (Asheboro, NC) (Asheboro)