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.

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 house concerts being held in and around the Raleigh area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Raleigh 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 Raleigh. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

May 31, 2019
Playing at Goat Island Bottle Shop (Vineyard/Brewery)
"...they’re the background music to the working writer, the love songs for the couple on their first date or the soothing guitar slides accenting the conversation of a group of friends catching up."
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Joyful Jewel (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
A multiplatinum songwriter and producer, Wyatt Easterling is a master storyteller and nowhere is this more apparent than on his latest record, Divining Rod, the top #5 Folk album in the month following its release in 2017. Divining Rod has also been re
Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 18, 2019
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 25, 2019
Playing at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (Concert Hall)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Flying Saucer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 8, 2019
Playing at The Clayton Center (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Raleigh, NC

House Concerts

Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)

Listening Rooms

The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)
The Pinhook (Durham)
Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)
Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Flying Saucer (Raleigh)
Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)
Sola Coffee (Raleigh)
Java Jive (Cary)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)

Vineyards & Breweries

Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)
Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Goat Island Bottle Shop (Rocky Mount)

Small Theaters

Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Carolina Theatre (Durham)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Pour House (Raleigh)
KINGS (Raleigh)
Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)