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 several house concerts being held in and around the Dekalb 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 Dekalb host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms in and around the Dekalb 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 Dekalb, IL
|Rockford Listening Room (Rockford)|
|Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)|
|The Berkshire Sessions (Wheeling)|
|Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)|
|Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)|
|Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)|
|Uptown Grill's Playlist Theater (Lasalle)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|Concerts on The Creek (Rockford)|
|Off Square Music (Woodstock)|
|Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)|
|Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)|
|Durty Nellie's (Palatine)|
|Lisle Public Library (Lisle)|
|Oak Park Library (Oak Park)|
|FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)|