Live Acoustic Music Near Frederick, Maryland

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 Frederick area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Frederick 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 Frederick. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

Nov 6, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2020
Playing at World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Folk Music Society)
"...a luminous voice and a buoyant stage presence... big-hearted lyrics embrace the sum of life... Herscovitch's music blows on the embers of a lagging spirit..." -The Boston Globe
Nov 22, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Jan 3, 2021
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Jan 23, 2021
Playing at Tally Ho Theater (Small Theater)
Jan 23, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Frederick, MD

House Concerts

Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Bonnie Branch House Concerts (Ellicott City)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)

Listening Rooms

New Spire Arts (Frederick)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Soundry (Columbia)
1st Stage Theatre (McLean)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
The Thought Lot (Shippensburg)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
SHC Music Tribe Concerts (Gambrills)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

First Friday Coffeehouse (Shepherdstown)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)

Folk Music Societies

World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Black Cat (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

Vineyards & Breweries

Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Blue Valley Vineyard (Delaplane)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)

Small Theaters

Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
Bright Box Theater (Winchester)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)

Outdoor Music Series

Ballston Quarter (Arlington)