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.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Minneapolis 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 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

Oct 23, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Fine Line Music Cafe (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Cedar Cultural Center (Small Theater)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at The Hook and Ladder Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 29, 2019
Playing at Aster Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 29, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Nov 1, 2019
Playing at Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 3, 2019
Playing at Sun Dog Farm Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 6, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Nov 6, 2019
Playing at Dakota (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Fine Line Music Cafe (Listening Room)
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at Cedar Cultural Center (Small Theater)
Nov 11, 2019
Playing at Dakota (Listening Room)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 14, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Nov 14, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
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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)
The Warming House (Minneapolis)
Underground Music Cafe (Falcon Heights)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Roots Cellar Music Series (Minneapolis)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Aster Cafe (Minneapolis)
Icehouse (Minneapolis)
Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Minneapolis)
Black Dog Cafe (Saint 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)
Landmark Center (Saint Paul)

Bars & Nightclubs

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