Live Acoustic Music Near Washington, DC

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 Washington 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 as well as at local vineyards, wineries and breweries. 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
Liz Longley (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Miracle Theatre (Small Theater)
Nov 18, 2017
Rob Lytle (Unknown)
Playing at Coopers House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 18, 2017
Bernice Lewis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Coopers House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 18, 2017
Simply Three (Classical/Instrumental)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 18, 2017
Paul Thorn (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Nov 19, 2017
Kathy Mattea (Country)
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Nov 21, 2017
Amy Speace (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Susies Songwriter Series (House Concert)
Nov 22, 2017
Spencer Joyce (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Nov 25, 2017
Scythian (Celtic)
Playing at The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Nov 27, 2017
Colter Wall (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Washington, DC

House Concerts

David Squire House Concerts (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Counts Wainwright House Concert Series (Hyattville)
Woodside Park House Concerts (Silver Spring)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Melody House Concerts (Beltsville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Celtic House Concerts at Swift Run (Fairfax Station)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Susies Songwriter Series (Gambrills)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Music on the Heights House Concert (Broadlands)
Live Sounds (Annapolis)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Macum Creek Concerts (Kent Island)

Listening Rooms

Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Robert Harper Books (Riverdale Park)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Concerts at Cedar Lane (Bethesda)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Christ Church Durham (Nanjemoy)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)

Cafes & Restaurants

Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Tryst (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
IOTA Club and Cafe (Arlington)
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (Alexandria)
Fireflies Restaurant (Alexandria)
219 Basin Street (Alexandria)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

Vineyards & Breweries

Lost Rhino (Ashburn)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)

Small Theaters

The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Old Town Theater (Alexandria)
The Alden Theater (McLean)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)