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.

Several 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

Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Big Cork Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Barley & Hops (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Bright Box Theater (Small Theater)
Love Canon doesn't cover the music of the '80s as much as kidnap it and take it on a bluegrass-tinged joyride.
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Cafe Montmartre (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Shawna Caspi is a mighty singer, a fingerstyle guitarist, a story sculptor, and a truth teller.
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Rocklands Farm (Vineyard/Brewery)
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Notaviva Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Doug Alan Wilcox brings singer/songwriter perspective to a seamless marriage of bluesy folk and soul. Intimate, thought-provoking and on occasion, wryly humorous, Wilcox delivers music that will stick in your head - as well as your heart.
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
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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)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
The Crib Concerts (Herndon)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)

Listening Rooms

Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
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)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

First Friday Coffeehouse (Shepherdstown)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Field Fresh Farmers Market (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Seasons & Sessions (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)

Vineyards & Breweries

Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Reid's Winery and Cider House (Gettysburg)
Adams County Winery (Orrtanna)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Battlefield Brew Works (Gettysburg)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)