Live Acoustic Music Near Los Angeles, California

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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles. 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 20, 2019
Playing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Bootleg Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Wine & Song Concert Series (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Pasadena Folk Music Society (Folk Music Society)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Oct 30, 2019
Playing at The Orpheum Theatre (Concert Hall)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Russ and Julie's House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at Seth and Tonys House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at The Troubadour (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 16, 2019
Playing at The Living Tradition (Listening Room)
"Prodigious players with songwriting that sets them apart," this Canadian-American duo combine emotive, soaring violin, diverse guitar styles, and unique vocal chemistry for a “match made in heaven.”
Nov 17, 2019
Playing at Hotel Cafe (Listening Room)
Nov 23, 2019
Playing at Hotel Cafe (Listening Room)
Dec 3, 2019
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 8, 2019
Playing at Bootleg Theater (Small Theater)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Los Angeles, CA

House Concerts

Seth and Tonys House Concerts (Eagle Rock)
Full Moon Saturdays at Stonywood (Pasadena)
Naiditch House Concerts (Altadena)
Manhattan Beach Folk (Manhattan Beach)
Live at the A-Frame (Kagel Canyon)
Gelencser House Concerts (Claremont)
Canciones House Concerts (Santa Ana)
Russ and Julie's House Concerts (Oak Park)

Listening Rooms

Wine & Song Concert Series (South Pasadena)
Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles)
The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Altadena)
Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)
McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)
Grand Annex (San Pedro)
The Living Tradition (Anaheim)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Music at the Point (Long Beach)
Fireside Concerts (Newbury Park)
Camarillo Cafe Concert Series (Camarillo)

Folk Music Societies

Pasadena Folk Music Society (Pasadena)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Spoke Bicycle Cafe (Los Angeles)
Republic of Pie (North Hollywood)
Matt Denny's Ale House (Arcadia)
Tamiza's Treats (Torrance)

Vineyards & Breweries

Cellar Sessions at Old Oak Cellars (Pasadena)

Small Theaters

Bootleg Theater (Los Angeles)
Pacific Amphitheatre (Costa Mesa)

Outdoor Music Series

Tiny Porch Concerts (Agoura Hills)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mint (Los Angeles)
The Troubadour (West Hollywood)