Live Acoustic Music Near Downers Grove, Illinois

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Downers Grove area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 25, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 26, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2018
Carrie Newcomer (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Jan 27, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2018
The Crane Wives (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Beat Kitchen (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jan 27, 2018
Amy Helm (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2018
Rachel Baiman (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Hideout (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 2, 2018
Justin Townes Earle (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 3, 2018
C. Daniel Boling (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Coffeehouse)
Feb 3, 2018
Justin Townes Earle (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Downers Grove, IL

House Concerts

Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)
Lincoln Square House Concert Series (Chicago)
Eavenson House Concerts (Glenview)
Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)
Black Dog House Concerts (Chicago)
Stained Rug House Concerts (Wauconda)

Listening Rooms

Subterranean (Chicago)
City Winery (Chicago)
SPACE (Evanston)
Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)
Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)
The House Cafe (Dekalb)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)
Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)
Blue Boat Cafe (Naperville)
Edgar's Place Coffee House (Park Forest)

Cafes & Restaurants

Adelle's Fine American Fare (Wheaton)
Wildwood Restaurant (Geneva)
Beat Kitchen (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground - Clark (Chicago)
Durty Nellie's (Palatine)
Parlour on Park (Chicago)

Libraries

Waukegan Public Library (Waukegan)

Small Theaters

Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)

Bars & Nightclubs

Wire (Berwyn)
The Hideout (Chicago)
Schubas Tavern (Chicago)
Tonic Room (Chicago)