Live Acoustic Music Near Annapolis, Maryland

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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 Annapolis area. You just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Annapolis 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 Annapolis 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 23, 2018
The Nighthawks (Blues)
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2018
Danny Barnes (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 24, 2018
The Young Novelists (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Aug 24, 2018
Girls Guns and Glory (Country)
Playing at The Stoltz Listening Room (Listening Room)
Aug 25, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Singer's Glen House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 25, 2018
Reggie Harris (Folk)
Playing at The Mainstay (Listening Room)
Aug 25, 2018
The Young Novelists (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Aug 26, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Awkward Pause House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 31, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Mainstay (Listening Room)
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 6, 2018
Claude Bourbon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Germano's Cabaret (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2018
Claude Bourbon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 8, 2018
Siobhán O'Brien (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Coffeehouse)
Sep 8, 2018
Andrew McKnight (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Sep 8, 2018
Jon Shain (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Stoltz Listening Room (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2018
Jonathan Edwards (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2018
Keaton Simons (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Sep 9, 2018
Emily Scott Robinson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 12, 2018
Jenn Grinels (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Annapolis, MD

House Concerts

Live Sounds (Annapolis)
Macum Creek Concerts (Kent Island)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Counts Wainwright House Concert Series (Hyattville)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Red Panda House (Washington)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Deer Creek House Concerts (Reisterstown)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)

Listening Rooms

The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
The Living Stage at the Hotel RL (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Robert Harper Books (Riverdale Park)
The Soundry (Columbia)
The Stoltz Listening Room (Easton)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Inwood Coffeehouse (Wheaton)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Baltimore)
Concerts at Cedar Lane (Bethesda)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)

Cafes & Restaurants

Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Tryst (Washington)
Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (Washington)
219 Basin Street (Alexandria)
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (Alexandria)
Fireflies Restaurant (Alexandria)
IOTA Club and Cafe (Arlington)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Filling Station (Sparks)

Vineyards & Breweries

Perigeaux Vineyards and Winery (Saint Leonard)

Small Theaters

Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Avalon Theatre (Easton)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Old Town Theater (Alexandria)
The Alden Theater (McLean)

Bars & Nightclubs

1919 (Baltimore)
Joe Squared (Baltimore)
Villain and Saint (Bethesda)
JV's Live Music Room (Falls Church)