Live Acoustic Music Near Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms and small theaters in Minneapolis. 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

May 23, 2019
Playing at Aster Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
May 30, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
May 31, 2019
Playing at Cedar Cultural Center (Small Theater)
May 31, 2019
Playing at Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Parkway Theater (Small Theater)
Established veteran in the circuit of college coffeehouses, camps, house concerts and K-12 schools. Songwriter, singer with guitar. Solo.
Jun 3, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at Varsity Theater (Concert Hall)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at Icehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Rieder Homestead Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Jun 13, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
“With one guitar and one fiddle, the duo generates marvelous close harmony. The vibe is infectious enough to be investigated by the CDC; anyone who doesn’t grin during the set must be immune to pleasure.” — Suzanne Cadgéne, Elmore Magazine
Jun 15, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Jun 15, 2019
Playing at Rieder Homestead Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Dakota (Listening Room)
Jun 26, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 27, 2019
Playing at Aster Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Minneapolis, MN

House Concerts

Folk House (Golden Valley)
Creek House Concerts (St Paul)
Musicians Corner House Concerts (Woodbury)
Sun Dog Farm Concerts (Maple Plain)
Rieder Homestead Concerts (Deleno)

Listening Rooms

Fine Line Music Cafe (Minneapolis)
Dakota (Minneapolis)
Underground Music Cafe (Minneapolis)
The Warming House (Minneapolis)
Ginko Coffeehouse (St Paul)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Aster Cafe (Minneapolis)
Icehouse (Minneapolis)
Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Minneapolis)
Studio 2 Cafe (Minneapolis)
Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar (St Paul)
318 Cafe (Excelsior)
Ziggy's Street Food (Stillwater)

Small Theaters

Cedar Cultural Center (Minneapolis)
The Hook and Ladder Theater (Minneapolis)
The Parkway Theater (Minneapolis)
Hopkins Center for the Arts (Hopkins)

Bars & Nightclubs

First Avenue and the 7th St Entry (Minneapolis)
331 Club (Minneapolis)
Turf Club (St Paul)
The Contented Cow (Northfield)