Live Acoustic Music Near Alexandria, Virginia

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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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Oct 20, 2018
Johnsmith (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Panzer House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2018
Heather Mae (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2018
Jack Williams (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2018
Amy Gerhartz (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Crib Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 21, 2018
Hayley Fahey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at MilkBoy ArtHouse (Cafe/Restaurant)
Oct 24, 2018
Quinn Sullivan (Blues)
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2018
The Watson Twins (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2018
Chris Titchner (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Music Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Oct 26, 2018
Justin Trawick (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Tally Ho Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 27, 2018
Tony Lucca (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at The Crib Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 28, 2018
Fred Eaglesmith (Country)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 29, 2018
Caleb Hawley (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Nov 1, 2018
Sara and Kenny (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Nov 1, 2018
Patty Larkin (Unknown)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 1, 2018
Roanoke (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Nov 1, 2018
Kerry Kearney (Blues)
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Nov 2, 2018
Megan Slankard (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 2, 2018
Lucy Kaplansky (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 3, 2018
Lui Collins (Folk)
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Nov 3, 2018
Moors and Mccumber (Celtic)
Playing at Moore Music (House Concert)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Alexandria, VA

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House Concerts

Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Red Panda House (Washington)
Counts Wainwright House Concert Series (Hyattville)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Celtic House Concerts at Swift Run (Fairfax Station)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
The Crib Concerts (Herndon)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Music on the Heights House Concert (Broadlands)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Live Sounds (Annapolis)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Macum Creek Concerts (Kent Island)

Listening Rooms

Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Robert Harper Books (Riverdale Park)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
The Soundry (Columbia)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Cafes & Restaurants

219 Basin Street (Alexandria)
Fireflies Restaurant (Alexandria)
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (Alexandria)
IOTA Club and Cafe (Arlington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Tryst (Washington)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Third Base Pizza & Frozen Custard (Occoquan)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Blend Coffee Bar (Ashburn)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)

Vineyards & Breweries

Lost Rhino (Ashburn)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Perigeaux Vineyards and Winery (Saint Leonard)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

JV's Live Music Room (Falls Church)
Villain and Saint (Bethesda)