Live Acoustic Music Near Raleigh, North Carolina

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Raleigh area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local vineyards, wineries and breweries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 26, 2018
Lauren Light (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wake Forest Coffee Company (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 1, 2018
The Devil Makes Three (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 7, 2018
Marcia Ball (Blues)
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 10, 2018
Carrie Newcomer (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Clayton Center (Small Theater)
Feb 11, 2018
Noah Gundersen (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2018
Chappell Roan (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 15, 2018
Jerry Douglas (Instrumental)
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Feb 16, 2018
Nora Jane Struthers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 16, 2018
Good Old War (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Motorco Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 17, 2018
The Barefoot Movement (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Community Church Concerts (Coffeehouse)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Raleigh, NC

House Concerts

Little Lake Hill House Concerts (Raleigh)
House Concerts in the Dance Barn (Mebane)

Listening Rooms

Burning Coal Theater (Raleigh)
The Pinhook (Durham)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)

Cafes & Restaurants

Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Noir Bar and Lounge (Raleigh)
Irregardless Cafe (Raleigh)
Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)
Sola Coffee (Raleigh)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)
Papa Mojo's Roadhouse (Durham)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
Southern Rail (Carrboro)
Open Eye Cafe (Carrboro)
Pittsboro Roadhouse (Pittsboro)
The Eddy Pub and Restaurant (Saxapahaw)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)

Small Theaters

Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Carolina Theatre (Durham)
Temple Theater (Sanford)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Pour House (Raleigh)
Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
Southland Ballroom (Raleigh)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)