Live Acoustic Music Near Franklin, North Carolina

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 many house concerts being held in and around the Franklin area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Franklin 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The DFR Room (Listening Room)
If Doc Watson, Paul Simon and John Prine had a lineage, you would find it in the bloodstream of Nicholas Edward Williams, blending American folk with country blues fingerpicking, soulful vocals, bucolic lyrics, harmonica, whistling and a stomp box.
Dec 21, 2019
Playing at The Strand (Listening Room)
Dec 27, 2019
Playing at Calaboose Cellars (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at Music Mania Concerts (House Concert)
"Great, great voices, wonderful arrangements"- Frank Hennessy, BBC Celtic Heartbeat "A musically diverse take on classic Midwest Americana sung with the soul of the gospel" - Americana UK "Hauntingly beautiful" - Northern Sky Magazine
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Franklin, NC

House Concerts

The Parker Ranch (Clayton)
Hatch Camp and Art Farm (Clayton)
Hill House Shows (Clarkesville)
The Opulent 'Possum House Concert Series (Canton)
Streamside Music (Arden)
Music Mania Concerts (Mills River)

Listening Rooms

Grand Old Lady Hotel (Sylva)
Mountain Home Music Theater (Hiawassee)
The Strand (Waynesville)
The DFR Room (Brevard)
185 King Street (Brevard)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Rathskeller Coffee Haus and Pub (Franklin)
City Lights Cafe (Sylva)
Mica's Restaurant and Pub (Sapphire)
Crystelle Creek (Gatlinburg)

Vineyards & Breweries

Innovation Station (Dillsboro)
12 Spies Vineyard (Rabun Gap)
Andrews Brewing Company (Andrews)
Calaboose Cellars (Andrews)
Boojum Brewing Company (Waynesville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Yonah Mountain Vineyards (Cleveland)

Small Theaters

Peacock Performing Arts Center (Hayesville)
Westminster Music Hall (Westminster)

Outdoor Music Series

Brevard Music Center (Brevard)
Pickens Amphitheater (Pickens)

Bars & Nightclubs

Mad Anthony's (Waynesville)