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 Modesto 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 Modesto 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 and around the Modesto 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Modesto, CA
|House Concert (Manteca, CA) (Manteca)|
|Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (Fremont)|
|The Shady Lady House Concert (Saratoga)|
|Like Hearted House Concerts (Walnut Creek)|
|The Great Room (Los Gatos)|
|Bootleg Music (Sacramento)|
|SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)|
|Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (Oakland)|
|The Monkey House (Berkeley)|
|The Coolwater House Concert Series (Ahwahnee)|
|Bill Wagman's House Concerts (Davis)|
|Moon & Sixpence Music and Art House (Modesto)|
|The Side Door (Sacramento)|
|Club Fox (Redwood City)|
|Michael's on Main (Soquel)|
|Lille Aeske (Boulder Creek)|
|The Back Room (Berkeley)|
|The Backroom (Berkeley)|
|Devil's Mountain Coffee House (Walnut Creek)|
|The Grove House (Mariposa)|
|Red Rock Coffee (Mountain View)|
|Ugly Mug Coffeehouse (Soquel)|
|Caffe Chiave (Oakland)|
|The Bistro (Hayward)|
|Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (Livermore)|
|Sutter Creek Theatre (Sutter Creek)|
|B Street Theater at The Sofia (Sacramento)|
|Crest Theatre (Sacramento)|
|Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)|
|Felton Music Hall (Felton)|
|Ivy Room (Albany)|