Live Acoustic Music Near Asheville, North Carolina

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 house concerts being held in and around the Asheville area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Asheville 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in Asheville. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

February 8
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
February 9
Brevard Music Center (Outdoor Music Series)
Brevard, NC
February 15
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
February 15
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
February 16
The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Saluda, NC
February 17
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Frog Level Brewing Co (Vineyard)
Waynesville, NC
February 19
Salvage Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Asheville, NC
February 19
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
February 24
Founder of the Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, is now touring as a solo performer, bringing along friends and musical guests.
Diana Wortham Theatre (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
February 24
New Songs! Old Songs! Old guy playing guitar & singing! ...Horse is optional
The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
Black Mountain, NC
February 24
Oskar Blues Brewery (Brewery)
Brevard, NC
February 25
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
February 25
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Vineyard)
Tryon, NC
February 26
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 1
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 4
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Vineyard)
Tryon, NC
March 9
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 10
1898 Waverly Inn (Listening Room)
Hendersonville, NC
March 10
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 11
Asheville Music Hall (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
March 13
Willi Carlisle is an award-winning folksinger, writer, and theater-artist from Northwest Arkansas
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 16
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 21
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 24
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 25
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 28
Shawn is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music and is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40.
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 28
Ambrose West (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 30
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
March 30
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
March 31
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
April 1
Tryon Fine Arts Center (Small Theater)
Tryon, NC
April 1
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Vineyard)
Tryon, NC
April 22
With passionate vocals and a down-to-the-roots grit, singer-songwriter Seth Brand, is paving the way in Americana/Pop.
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Vineyard)
Tryon, NC
May 4
Jon has shared stages with Jackson Browne, John Hiatt, and Keb Mo. Winner of the 2019 Int'l Blues Challenge, Jon is a fine picker, and Americana songwriter. Often tours with FJ Ventre on upright bass.
The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Saluda, NC
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Asheville, North Carolina

House Concerts

Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)

Listening Rooms

185 King Street (Brevard)
1898 Waverly Inn (Hendersonville)
Ambrose West (Asheville)
Asheville Guitar Bar (Asheville)
Chatt Hills Music - Asheville (Asheville)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
The Hut (Rutherfordton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Trinity Presbyterian Church (Hendersonville)

Vineyards & Breweries

French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Tryon)
Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)
Cork and Keg (Asheville)
Highland Brewing Company (Asheville)
Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
The Social Asheville (Asheville)

Small Theaters

Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Tryon Fine Arts Center (Tryon)

Outdoor Music Series

Brevard Music Center (Brevard)
City Drive-In (Spruce Pine)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)