Live Acoustic Music Near Santa Monica, California

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 Santa Monica 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. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 24, 2018
Whitherward (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wine and Song Concert Series - Firefly Bistro (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jan 26, 2018
Dave Stamey (Country)
Playing at The OutWest Concert Series at The Main (House Concert)
Jan 26, 2018
Joe Purdy (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hotel Cafe (Listening Room)
Jan 31, 2018
Tish Hinojosa (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wine and Song Concert Series - Firefly Bistro (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 2, 2018
Tish Hinojosa (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Listening Room)
Feb 3, 2018
Doug MacLeod (Blues)
Playing at Music at the Point (Coffeehouse)
Feb 6, 2018
Native Harrow (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hotel Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2018
Radney Foster (Country)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 10, 2018
Seth Walker (Blues)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 13, 2018
Roy Zimmerman (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Santa Monica, CA

House Concerts

Manhattan Beach Folk (Manhattan Beach)
Noble House Concerts (Van Nuys)
Stardust House Concerts (North Hills)
Seth and Tonys House Concerts (Eagle Rock)
Russ and Julie's House Concerts (Oak Park)
Full Moon Saturdays at Stonywood (Pasadena)
The OutWest Concert Series at The Main (Newhall)
Camarillo Cafe (Camarillo)

Listening Rooms

McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)
Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles)
Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)
Pasadena Folk Music Society (Pasadena)
Grand Annex (San Pedro)
The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Altadena)
The Living Tradition (Anaheim)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Music at the Point (Long Beach)

Cafes & Restaurants

Republic of Pie (North Hollywood)
Wine and Song Concert Series - Firefly Bistro (South Pasadena)
Matt Denny's Ale House (Arcadia)
Max Bloom's Cafe Noir (Fullerton)
The Night Owl (Fullerton)

Small Theaters

Bootleg Theater (Los Angeles)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mint (Los Angeles)