Live Acoustic Music Near Naperville, Illinois

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

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Naperville host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several 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 and small theaters in and around the Naperville 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

Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Hey Nonny (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Feb 22, 2020
Playing at FitzGerald's Nightclub (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at Hey Nonny (Listening Room)
Feb 29, 2020
Playing at Maple Street Concerts (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at Windy City House Concerts (House Concert)
Prairie balladeer, awestruck vagabond, unrepentant dreamer. "He sings his heart and soul, and in doing so lets light flood into your own... Truly one of Woody Guthrie's children." -RnR Magazine
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at The Hideout (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at The Hideout (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Listening Room)
Mar 11, 2020
Playing at Hey Nonny (Listening Room)
Mar 12, 2020
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Mar 14, 2020
Playing at Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 18, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 19, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 20, 2020
Playing at Durty Nellie's (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 20, 2020
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Mar 21, 2020
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Mar 26, 2020
Playing at Thalia Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 26, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 26, 2020
Playing at FitzGerald's Nightclub (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 27, 2020
Playing at Hey Nonny (Listening Room)
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at FitzGerald's Nightclub (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 3, 2020
Playing at Thalia Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 3, 2020
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Ex-Park Ranger Dan Weber is a gifted storyteller & performer who’s received accolades from the prestigious Woody Guthrie & Kerrville contests. "Insightful, engaging and awfully funny" and “reminiscent of early John Prine"
Apr 4, 2020
Playing at FitzGerald's Nightclub (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at Windy City House Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 8, 2020
Playing at Thalia Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Schubas Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Acorn Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Evocative songs of place from the deep northwoods of Wisconsin.
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at Schubas Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Tonic Room (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Original music featuring heartfelt lyrics, lush harmonies, and intertwining guitar parts. Matt & Charlie have performed together since 1996 at coffeehouses, clubs, colleges, & concert halls throughout the Midwest, earning new fans at each show.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Naperville, IL

House Concerts

Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)
The Berkshire Sessions (Wheeling)
Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)
Black Dog House Concerts (Chicago)

Listening Rooms

Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)
Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)
City Winery (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Chicago)
SPACE (Evanston)
The House Cafe (Dekalb)
Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)
Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acorn Coffeehouse (Wheaton)
Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)
Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)
Route 1 House Concerts (Park Forest)
Off Square Music (Woodstock)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Durty Nellie's (Palatine)
Beat Kitchen (Chicago)

Libraries

Lisle Public Library (Lisle)
Oak Park Library (Oak Park)

Small Theaters

Thalia Hall (Chicago)
Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)
Beatniks on Conkey (Hammond)

Bars & Nightclubs

Wire (Berwyn)
FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)
The Hideout (Chicago)
The Elbo Room (Chicago)
Schubas Tavern (Chicago)
The Store (Chicago)
Tonic Room (Chicago)