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 and small theaters 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Novato, CA
|Wine Country Concerts Uncorked (Napa)|
|Poplar Playhouse (Berkeley)|
|The Monkey House (Berkeley)|
|Windsor Acoustic Guitar Series (Santa Rosa)|
|KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)|
|Wisteria Ways (Oakland)|
|Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)|
|SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)|
|Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)|
|Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)|
|Blue Note Napa (Napa)|
|The Backroom (Berkeley)|
|Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)|
|The Lost Church (San Francisco)|
|Bird and Beckett Books and Records (San Francisco)|
|Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)|
|First St. Cafe (Benicia)|
|Simple Pleasures Cafe (San Francisco)|
|Brew (Santa Rosa)|
|Farley's Coffee (San Francisco)|
|Caffe Chiave (Oakland)|
|Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery (Duncans Mills)|
|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)|
|Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)|
|Hotel Utah (San Francisco)|
|The Chapel (San Francisco)|