Live Acoustic Music Near Austin, Texas

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 Austin area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in Austin. 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 5
Claudia Gibson’s distinctive, melodic songs feature a gorgeous voice with strong guitar accompaniment. A 2019 Kerrville New Folk finalist, her recent EP Louisiana Sky features “Dreamers,” winner of the 2018 Woody Guthrie Songwriting Contest.
NeWorlDeli (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin, TX
February 6
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 8
Continental Club Austin (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 8
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 8
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 9
Cheatham Street Warehouse (Bar/Nightclub)
San Marcos, TX
February 9
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 10
Join us for a great Night of Music from Dana Cooper. Dana is a Poetic & Powerful Indie Folk/Americana Songwriter from Nashville known for his storytelling & musicanship. He will be performing New Songs- from his NEW CD- as well as Old Favorites.
Above Mosaic House Concerts (House Concert)
Smithville, TX
February 10
Hole in the Wall (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 10
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 11
Broken Spoke (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 11
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 11
Smart. Dark. Americana. Folk. Poetic lyrics flourish with textured melodies and harmonies, revealing an intimate look at the human condition and one’s search for meaning.
Austin Acoustical Cafe (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 13
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 14
Radio Coffee and Beer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin, TX
February 14
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 15
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 17
Hole in the Wall (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 17
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 17
Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Austin, TX
February 18
Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Austin, TX
February 18
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 19
Arhaven House Concerts (House Concert)
Cedar Creek, TX
February 20
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 22
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 22
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 22
Continental Club Austin (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 22
NeWorlDeli (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin, TX
February 24
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
February 24
Hole in the Wall (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
February 25
Sidecar Tasting Room (Vineyard)
Dripping Springs, TX
February 27
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 3
Smart. Dark. Americana. Folk. Poetic lyrics flourish with textured melodies and harmonies, revealing an intimate look at the human condition and one’s search for meaning.
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 3
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 3
Hole in the Wall (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
March 4
Globe Theatre (Small Theater)
Bertram, TX
March 4
Broken Spoke (Bar/Nightclub)
Austin, TX
March 10
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 11
Brother and The Hayes is a sibling duo originally from Texas, now based in Nashville, TN. With their unique songwriting and sibling chemistry, they are engaging both with a full electric backing band or with one acoustic guitar.
Austin Acoustical Cafe (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 11
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 18
Calista brings a mix of complexity and sophistication to her songs that carry a hint of pop and blues. Her style hearkens back to classic 70's acts but with a fresh modern twist.
Sycamore Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
Dripping Springs, TX
March 22
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 23
Roots-Rock Americana duo based in Muscle Shoals, AL
The Driskill Hotel (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Austin, TX
March 24
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 25
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 25
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money and Joey Molland (of
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 29
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
March 30
04 Center (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
April 1
Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Austin, TX
April 2
Arhaven House Concerts (House Concert)
Cedar Creek, TX
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Austin, Texas

House Concerts

Above Mosaic House Concerts (Smithville)
Arhaven House Concerts (Cedar Creek)
Barker House Concerts (Westlake Hills)
Calmen Thread House Concert (Austin)
Catfish Concerts (Austin)
Peggy's Porch Party (Austin)
Rawhide Trail Concerts (Austin)
Stallion Springs House Concert (Fischer)
Sycamore Creek House Concerts (Dripping Springs)
Wyldwood Shows (Austin)

Listening Rooms

04 Center (Austin)
Austin Acoustical Cafe (Austin)
Blue Rock Ranch and Studio (Wimberley)
Saxon Pub (Austin)

Vineyards & Breweries

Bell Springs Winery (Dripping Springs)
Desert Door Distillery (Driftwood)
Driftwood Estate Winery (Driftwood)
Graveyard Vineyards Texas (Dripping Springs)
Sidecar Tasting Room (Dripping Springs)
Treaty Oak Distilling (Dripping Springs)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

ABGB (Austin)
CreekHouse Kitchen and Bar (Wimberley)
Geraldine's (Austin)
Homespun Kitchen and Bar (Dripping Springs)
Hyde Park Bar and Grill South (Austin)
Kick Butt Coffee (Austin)
Mozart's Coffee Roasters (Austin)
NeWorlDeli (Austin)
Poodie's Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood)
Radio Coffee and Beer (Austin)
Riley's Tavern (New Braunfels)
Rosewood Chophouse (Austin)
The Driskill Hotel (Austin)
The White Horse (Austin)

Small Theaters

Globe Theatre (Bertram)
Haute Spot (Leander)
One World Theatre (Austin)

Outdoor Music Series

Kissing Tree Summer Concert Series (San Marcos)
Dreamland (Dripping Springs)
The Purple Barn (Wimberley)
The Domain (Austin)
Round Rock Premium Outlets (Round Rock)

Bars & Nightclubs

Antone's (Austin)
Black Sparrow Music Parlor (Taylor)
Broken Spoke (Austin)
Cheatham Street Warehouse (San Marcos)
Continental Club Austin (Austin)
Devils Backbone Tavern (Canyon Lake)
Giddy-Ups (Austin)
Happy Cow Bar and Grill (New Braunfels)
Hole in the Wall (Austin)
Spiderhouse Ballroom (Austin)
The Far Out Lounge & Stage (Austin)
The Old Coupland Inn and Dancehall (Coupland)
The Rustic Tap (Austin)