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. 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 small listening rooms, theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Alexandria area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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

Aug 16, 2018
Scott Kirby (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 17, 2018
Abigail and Eric Selby (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Blend Coffee Bar (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 18, 2018
Victoria Vox (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at One World Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)
Aug 18, 2018
Justin Trawick (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Aug 19, 2018
Roanoke (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 19, 2018
Nick Andrew Staver (Blues)
Playing at Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Aug 19, 2018
BeauSoleil (Cajun & Creole)
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2018
The Nighthawks (Blues)
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2018
Lera Lynn (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2018
Danny Barnes (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 25, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Singer's Glen House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 25, 2018
The Young Novelists (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Aug 29, 2018
Michael Warner (Folk)
Playing at Epicure Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Sep 5, 2018
Carolyn Wonderland (Blues)
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Sep 6, 2018
Jon Shain (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Sep 7, 2018
Hayley Fahey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2018
Claude Bourbon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 8, 2018
Andrew McKnight (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Sep 8, 2018
Keaton Simons (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2018
Jonathan Edwards (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)

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

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)
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)
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)