Live Acoustic Music Near Tacoma, Washington

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 Tacoma area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Tacoma 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 The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Listening Room)
RAQIA is an instrumental trio with violin, 12-string guitar and piano. Drawing influences from ambient, folk, world fusion, and jazz, RAQIA seeks to provide sanctuary and make connections with the natural world through music.
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Ballard Homestead (Small Theater)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at McMenamin's Spanish Ballroom (Listening Room)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at The Neptune Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Snapdragon (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at The Lyon’s Den (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Deb Seymour performs "demented wit, haunting blues and moving ballads". She is a master musical storyteller whose song subjects range from hitch-hiking chickens and tango-dancing Martians to jazz-infused torch songs & philosophical musings about life.
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Music Up Close Tumwater House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 21, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Listening Room)
RAQIA is an instrumental trio with violin, 12-string guitar and piano. Drawing influences from ambient, folk, world fusion, and jazz, RAQIA seeks to provide sanctuary and make connections with the natural world through music.
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Admiral Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Sunset Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Concerts At Our House (House Concert)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at The Neptune Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Sunset Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Olympia Acoustic Music (House Concert)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Triple Door (Small Theater)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (Listening Room)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at C & P Coffee (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Deb Seymour performs "demented wit, haunting blues and moving ballads". She is a master musical storyteller whose song subjects range from hitch-hiking chickens and tango-dancing Martians to jazz-infused torch songs & philosophical musings about life.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Tacoma, WA

House Concerts

Olalla Community Club Concerts (Olalla)
Jazzvox (Seattle)
Leschi Houseconcert (Seattle)
The Beery House (Seattle)
Olympia Acoustic Music (Olympia)
Concerts At Our House (Seattle)
Music Up Close Tumwater House Concerts (Tumwater)
Cosmic Turtle Farm House Concert (Tenino)
Tall Timbers House Concert Series (Hoodsport)

Listening Rooms

McMenamin's Spanish Ballroom (Tacoma)
Peninsula Marketplace (Gig Harbor)
Snapdragon (Vashon)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Olympia)
Fremont Abbey Arts Center (Seattle)
The Auditorium at UHeights (Seattle)
Coyle Concerts in the Woods (Coyle)
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater (Snohomish)

Folk Music Societies

Seattle Folklore Society (Seattle)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Vashon Brewing (Vashon)
C & P Coffee (Seattle)
Kelly's Mercantile (Enumclaw)
Treehouse Cafe (Bainbridge Island)
Octapas Cafe (Olympia)
Traditions Cafe (Olympia)
Grumpy D's (Seattle)
Wayward Coffeehouse (Seattle)
Couth Buzzard (Seattle)
The Black Dog Arts Cafe (Snoqualmie)
North City Bistro (Shoreline)
The Lyon’s Den (Bothell)

Vineyards & Breweries

Northwest Cellars (Kirkland)
Lauren Ashton Cellars (Woodinville)

Small Theaters

Kenyon Hall (Seattle)
Admiral Theatre (Bremerton)
Triple Door (Seattle)
Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater (Seattle)
The Neptune Theatre (Seattle)
Ballard Homestead (Seattle)

Outdoor Music Series

Mostly Music in the Park (Mercer Island)
Kingston Public Market (Kingston)

Bars & Nightclubs

Columbia City Theater (Seattle)
Highway 99 Blues Club (Seattle)
The Crocodile (Seattle)
Barboza (Seattle)
The Pig Bar (Olympia)
Rhythm and Rye (Olympia)
Nectar Lounge (Seattle)
Tractor Tavern (Seattle)
Sunset Tavern (Seattle)
Tim's Tavern (Seattle)