Live Acoustic Music Near Evanston, 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 Evanston area that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Sep 25, 2017
Madeleine Peyroux (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 25, 2017
Andrew Combs (Country)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2017
David Ryan Harris (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2017
Tony Lucca (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 1, 2017
Lucy Kaplansky (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 2, 2017
Greyhounds (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Schubas Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 2, 2017
Michaela Anne (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 3, 2017
Shovels and Rope (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 3, 2017
Mike Mains (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Subterranean (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2017
Lilly Hiatt (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Beat Kitchen (Cafe/Restaurant)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Evanston, IL

House Concerts

Black Dog House Concerts (Chicago)
Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)
Lincoln Square House Concert Series (Chicago)
Eavenson House Concerts (Glenview)
Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)
Stained Rug House Concerts (Wauconda)
Dan and Jeanne's Third Coast House Concerts (Ogden Dunes)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)
Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)
Blue Boat Cafe (Naperville)

Cafes & Restaurants

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

Bars & Nightclubs

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