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 South Pasadena 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 South Pasadena 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 and around the South Pasadena 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around South Pasadena, CA
|Full Moon Saturdays at Stonywood (Pasadena)|
|Seth and Tonys House Concerts (Eagle Rock)|
|Naiditch House Concerts (Altadena)|
|Cool House Concerts (Los Angeles)|
|Manhattan Beach Folk (Manhattan Beach)|
|Gelencser House Concerts (Claremont)|
|Canciones House Concerts (Santa Ana)|
|Russ and Julie's House Concerts (Oak Park)|
|Wine & Song Concert Series (South Pasadena)|
|The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Altadena)|
|Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles)|
|Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)|
|Boulevard Music (Culver City)|
|McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)|
|The Living Tradition (Anaheim)|
|Grand Annex (San Pedro)|
|Music at the Point (Long Beach)|
|Fireside Concerts (Newbury Park)|
|Pasadena Folk Music Society (Pasadena)|
|Spoke Bicycle Cafe (Los Angeles)|
|Matt Denny's Ale House (Arcadia)|
|Republic of Pie (North Hollywood)|
|Tamiza's Treats (Torrance)|
|Cellar Sessions at Old Oak Cellars (Pasadena)|
|Bootleg Theater (Los Angeles)|
|Pacific Amphitheatre (Costa Mesa)|
|Irvine Barclay Theatre (Irvine)|
|Tiny Porch Concerts (Agoura Hills)|
|Arcadia Blues Club (Arcadia)|
|Bar Lubitsch (West Hollywood)|
|The Mint (Los Angeles)|
|The Troubadour (West Hollywood)|