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 Durham 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 Durham 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 Durham 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 Durham, NC
|Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)|
|Doodad Farm (Greensboro)|
|Brad and Tammy's Listening Loft (Reidsville)|
|The Pinhook (Durham)|
|Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)|
|The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)|
|Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)|
|Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)|
|The Blue Note Grill (Durham)|
|The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)|
|The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)|
|Sola Coffee (Raleigh)|
|Java Jive (Cary)|
|Flying Saucer (Raleigh)|
|Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)|
|Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)|
|Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)|
|Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)|
|Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)|
|Grove Winery (Gibsonville)|
|Carolina Theatre (Durham)|
|The Cary Theater (Cary)|
|Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)|
|PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)|
|The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)|
|The Clayton Center (Clayton)|
|Motorco Music Hall (Durham)|
|Local 506 (Chapel Hill)|
|Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)|
|2nd Wind (Carrboro)|
|Deep South Bar (Raleigh)|
|The Pour House (Raleigh)|
|Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)|