Live Acoustic Music Near Novato, California

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 Novato 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 Novato 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 Novato 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

Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at The Palms Playhouse (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Poplar Playhouse (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at The Backroom (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at The Lost Church (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Freight and Salvage (Small Theater)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Yoshi's (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Freight and Salvage (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Blue Note Napa (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Chapel (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Monkey House (House Concert)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Poplar Playhouse (House Concert)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at The Palms Playhouse (Small Theater)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Freight and Salvage (Small Theater)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Caffe Chiave (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
RAQIA is an instrumental trio with violin, 12-string guitar and piano. Drawing influences from ambient, folk, world fusion, and jazz, RAQIA seeks to provide sanctuary and make connections with the natural world through music.
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Fog House Concerts (House Concert)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Novato, CA

House Concerts

Treehouse Concerts (San Anselmo)
Wine Country Concerts Uncorked (Napa)
Poplar Playhouse (Berkeley)
The Monkey House (Berkeley)
Creston House Concerts (Berkeley)
Windsor Acoustic Guitar Series (Santa Rosa)
KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)
Wisteria Ways (Oakland)
Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)
Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (Oakland)
SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)
Like Hearted House Concerts (Walnut Creek)
Lehman House Concert (Forestville)
Crombie Cabin House Concert (Emerald Hills)

Listening Rooms

Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Blue Note Napa (Napa)
The Backroom (Berkeley)
Armando's (Martinez)
Players On The Stage (Sebastopol)
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)
The Lost Church (San Francisco)
Yoshi's (Oakland)
Bird and Beckett Books and Records (San Francisco)
Occidental Center for the Arts (Occidental)
Club Fox (Redwood City)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)
Redwood Cafe (Cotati)
First St. Cafe (Benicia)
Simple Pleasures Cafe (San Francisco)
Revolution Cafe (San Francisco)
Caffe Chiave (Oakland)
Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery (Duncans Mills)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rodney Strong Vineyards (Healdsburg)
Hudson Street Wineries (Healdsburg)
The Bistro (Hayward)

Small Theaters

McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)
Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley)
Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)
Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)
Art House Gallery and Cultural Center (Berkeley)
The Palms Playhouse (Winters)

Bars & Nightclubs

Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)
Hotel Utah (San Francisco)
The Chapel (San Francisco)