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

Featured

Apr 11, 2020
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Recalling Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, and Cat Stevens, Joe's music is rooted in classic folk: honest and raw.
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at New Spire Arts (Listening Room)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 13, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 16, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Awkward Pause House Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 23, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Apr 30, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
May 2, 2020
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
May 6, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
May 8, 2020
Playing at Moore Music (House Concert)
May 9, 2020
Playing at Blackrock Center for the Arts (Small Theater)
Based out of Nashville, Hogslop String Band creates & performs cross-genre music that pushes the boundaries of what Old Time music could/should be, blending country, psych, and astounding stamina for an energetic performance.
May 9, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
May 9, 2020
Playing at Music on the Heights (House Concert)
May 10, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
“…a guitarist of substance. He can impress with the best of them, but he can beguile and reach you emotionally in a way which is supremely rare…stunning range stylistically while made cohesive b
May 10, 2020
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
May 10, 2020
Playing at Coopers House Concerts (House Concert)
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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)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
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)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)

Listening Rooms

New Spire Arts (Frederick)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
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)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
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)
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)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
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)
Black Cat (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

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)
Blue Valley Vineyard (Delaplane)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)