Live Acoustic Music Near Durham, North Carolina

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 Durham 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 vineyards, wineries and breweries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 26, 2018
Lauren Light (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wake Forest Coffee Company (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 1, 2018
The Devil Makes Three (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 7, 2018
Marcia Ball (Blues)
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 10, 2018
Carrie Newcomer (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Clayton Center (Small Theater)
Feb 11, 2018
Noah Gundersen (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2018
Chappell Roan (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 15, 2018
Jerry Douglas (Classical/Instrumental)
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Feb 16, 2018
Nora Jane Struthers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 16, 2018
Good Old War (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Motorco Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 17, 2018
The Barefoot Movement (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Community Church Concerts (Coffeehouse)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Durham, NC

House Concerts

Little Lake Hill House Concerts (Raleigh)
House Concerts in the Dance Barn (Mebane)
House Concert at the home of Beth Lavinder (Saxapahaw)

Listening Rooms

The Pinhook (Durham)
Burning Coal Theater (Raleigh)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)

Cafes & Restaurants

The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Papa Mojo's Roadhouse (Durham)
The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
Southern Rail (Carrboro)
Open Eye Cafe (Carrboro)
Sola Coffee (Raleigh)
Irregardless Cafe (Raleigh)
Noir Bar and Lounge (Raleigh)
Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)
The Eddy Pub and Restaurant (Saxapahaw)
Pittsboro Roadhouse (Pittsboro)
Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)
The Oak House (Elon College)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)

Small Theaters

Carolina Theatre (Durham)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Temple Theater (Sanford)

Bars & Nightclubs

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