Live Acoustic Music Near Reston, Virginia

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 Reston 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 Reston host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Reston 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 15, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Black Cat (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Big Cork Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Barley & Hops (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Rocklands Farm (Vineyard/Brewery)
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Bright Box Theater (Small Theater)
Love Canon doesn't cover the music of the '80s as much as kidnap it and take it on a bluegrass-tinged joyride.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Reston, VA

House Concerts

Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)

Listening Rooms

Jammin Java (Vienna)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Union Stage (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
First Friday Coffeehouse (Shepherdstown)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)

Folk Music Societies

World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Focus Music (Alexandria)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Seasons & Sessions (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Field Fresh Farmers Market (Frederick)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Curitiba Art Cafe (Fredericksburg)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)

Libraries

Fauquier County Public Library (Warrenton)

Small Theaters

Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Gloria's Center for the Arts (Warrenton)
Bright Box Theater (Winchester)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)