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

Sep 23, 2017
Griffin House (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Sep 23, 2017
Red Molly (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Sep 24, 2017
Joe Jencks (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Coopers House Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 29, 2017
David Luning (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 1, 2017
Mary Bragg (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 2, 2017
Angel Snow (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2017
Mary Bragg (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Oct 5, 2017
Cliff Eberhardt (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Baldwin's Station (Cafe/Restaurant)
Oct 5, 2017
Louise Mosrie (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Baldwin's Station (Cafe/Restaurant)
Oct 6, 2017
Spencer Joyce (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Black Ankle Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)

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)
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

Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Robert Harper Books (Riverdale Park)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Christ Church Durham (Nanjemoy)

Cafes & Restaurants

Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (Washington)
Black Cat (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)
Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
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 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)