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 many 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Asheville. Restaurants and cafes around town 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 Acoustic Shows

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Mar 4, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
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.
Jan 26, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 27, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Jan 28, 2022
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Jan 29, 2022
Playing at The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 29, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Jan 29, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Feb 3, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Feb 5, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Feb 5, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
A Crow tribal member, Cary received the 2018 Independent Music Awards for Best Blues CD and the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards for Best Blues CD.
Feb 10, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Feb 12, 2022
Playing at Cork and Keg (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 17, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 18, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Feb 19, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City,
Feb 19, 2022
Playing at Southern Culture (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 19, 2022
Playing at St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Feb 20, 2022
Playing at Mountain Brook Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have bee
Feb 24, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Mar 2, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 3, 2022
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Mar 4, 2022
Playing at The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
With palpable chemistry and warmth, Chatham Rabbits -- Sarah Osborne McCombie (vocals, banjo) and Austin McCombie (vocals, guitar, fiddle) -- fill each space they enter with brightness and sincerity. They are the stuff duo dreams are made of.
Mar 5, 2022
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
With palpable chemistry and warmth, Chatham Rabbits -- Sarah Osborne McCombie (vocals, banjo) and Austin McCombie (vocals, guitar, fiddle) -- fill each space they enter with brightness and sincerity. They are the stuff duo dreams are made of.
Mar 5, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Mar 6, 2022
Playing at The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
Mar 11, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Mar 13, 2022
Playing at St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have bee
Mar 14, 2022
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Mar 15, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Mar 18, 2022
Playing at The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
Mar 19, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Mar 20, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 23, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Mar 24, 2022
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Mar 24, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Mar 27, 2022 [SOLD OUT]
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Mar 29, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Apr 1, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Apr 2, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Apr 3, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 8, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
A prolific singer/songwriter, social activist, and painter, Tret's songs tell of daily life, environmental concerns, challenges - personal and universal. She's opened for such bands as Yes, Poco, and the Geils Band.
Apr 8, 2022
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2022
Playing at The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
Apr 15, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 21, 2022
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 22, 2022
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Asheville, NC

House Concerts

Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)
Music Mania Concerts (Mills River)
Honeyfolk House Concert (Mars Hill)
Bakersville House Concerts (Bakersville)
The Roost House Concerts (Morganton)

Listening Rooms

Chatt Hills Music - Asheville (Asheville)
Sly Grog Lounge (Asheville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
Ambrose West (Asheville)
Haywood Country Club (Asheville)
The Mothlight (Asheville)
Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center (Mars Hill)
The Strand (Waynesville)
185 King Street (Brevard)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
The Spinning Jenny (Greer)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Trinity Presbyterian Church (Hendersonville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cork and Keg (Asheville)
Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
Straightaway Cafe (Black Mountain)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)
The Paper Mill Lounge (Sylva)
Upcountry Provisions (Travelers Rest)
The Strip Club 104 Steakhouse (TSC 104) (Greer)
Southern Culture (Greenville)

Vineyards & Breweries

French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Tryon)
South Creek Winery (Nebo)
Brown Mountain Bottleworks (Morganton)

Small Theaters

Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Black Mountain Center for the Arts (Black Mountain)
Flat Rock Playhouse (Flat Rock)
Tryon Fine Arts Center (Tryon)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)