Live Acoustic Music Near Chapel Hill, 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 house concerts being held in and around the Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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

Mar 29, 2019
Playing at Lincoln Theatre (Small Theater)
Mar 30, 2019
Playing at The Pinhook (Listening Room)
Mar 31, 2019
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 4, 2019
Playing at Unity Center of Peace (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 5, 2019
Playing at Unity Center of Peace (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 7, 2019
Playing at Lincoln Theatre (Small Theater)
An American blues guitarist, musician, and singer. His playing combines a number of blues styles, primarily Delta blues.
Apr 9, 2019
Playing at Berkeley Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 11, 2019
Playing at PineCone Down Home Concerts (Small Theater)
Apr 12, 2019
Playing at Flying Saucer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 13, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 19, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
Apr 27, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
May 5, 2019
Playing at Steel String Brewery (Vineyard/Brewery)
May 10, 2019
Playing at Flying Saucer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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 18, 2019
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Chapel Hill, NC

House Concerts

Doodad Farm (Greensboro)

Listening Rooms

The Pinhook (Durham)
Bynum Front Porch (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 Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Java Jive (Cary)
Sola Coffee (Raleigh)
Flying Saucer (Raleigh)
Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)
Grove Winery (Gibsonville)

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)

Bars & Nightclubs

Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)
Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
KINGS (Raleigh)
The Pour House (Raleigh)