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

Nov 18, 2017
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Bootleg Theater (Small Theater)
Nov 22, 2017
Chelsea Berry (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Wine and Song Concert Series - Firefly Bistro (Cafe/Restaurant)
Nov 28, 2017
Eric Lindell (Blues)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 1, 2017
Lilly Hiatt (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Bootleg Theater (Small Theater)
Dec 1, 2017
Aireene Espiritu (Unknown)
Playing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Listening Room)
Dec 5, 2017
Nora Jane Struthers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 7, 2017
Ben Sollee (Classical/Instrumental)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 8, 2017
Sean Watkins (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at McCabe's Guitar Shop (Listening Room)
Dec 11, 2017
Sean Watkins (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Bootleg Theater (Small Theater)
Jan 6, 2018
Radney Foster (Country)
Playing at The Mint (Bar/Nightclub)

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)
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)