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.

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

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Washington 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 Washington 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

Featured

Apr 11, 2020
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Recalling Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, and Cat Stevens, Joe's music is rooted in classic folk: honest and raw.
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 4, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at New Spire Arts (Listening Room)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 13, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 16, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Awkward Pause House Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 20, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 21, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 22, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 23, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 30, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
May 2, 2020
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Washington, DC

House Concerts

Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Bonnie Branch House Concerts (Ellicott City)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)

Listening Rooms

The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
1st Stage Theatre (McLean)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
New Spire Arts (Frederick)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Black Cat (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
Curitiba Art Cafe (Fredericksburg)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Blue Valley Vineyard (Delaplane)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)

Small Theaters

The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Gloria's Center for the Arts (Warrenton)

Outdoor Music Series

1st Sunday Arts Festival (Annapolis)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)