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 several house concerts being held in and around the Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee 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 and small theaters in Milwaukee. 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Milwaukee, WI
|Lake Country House Concerts (Hartland)|
|Magic Mansion (Oconomowoc)|
|Ivy House (Milwaukee)|
|Back Room at Colectivo Cafe (Milwaukee)|
|Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Series (Mequon)|
|Cafe Carpe (Fort Atkinson)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|The Coffee House (Milwaukee)|
|Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company (Milwaukee)|
|Art Bar (Milwaukee)|
|Mountain Top Coffee (Waukesha)|
|Mama D's (Wales)|
|The Coffee House at Chestnet and Pine (Burlington)|
|Pabst Theater (Milwaukee)|
|Ruth A. Knoll Theater at Schauer Arts & Activities Center (Hartford)|
|Shank Hall (Milwaukee)|
|Limelight Pub (Sheboygan)|