Live Acoustic Music Near Manassas, Virginia

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

Churches and non-profit community groups around Manassas host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

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

Oct 15, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Black Cat (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Big Cork Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
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 20, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
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 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 Barley & Hops (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
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 Beck's House Concert (House Concert)
The journey is much more magical when shared with a companion, don't you agree? This solo, two-act, acoustic musical about a guitar (Miss Rainsong) who helps a lost Traveler find his humanity while riding Amtrak across America. www.MissRainsong.com
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Manassas, VA

House Concerts

Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)

Libraries

Fauquier County Public Library (Warrenton)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)