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.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Austin host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Austin. 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

May 29, 2019
Playing at Antone's (Bar/Nightclub)
May 31, 2019
Playing at One World Theatre (Small Theater)
May 31, 2019
Playing at The Townsend (Listening Room)
American Dreamer is a folk ensemble from Austin, TX. Their music is a lush sound they call ‘orchestral folk’, steeped in both folk and classical styles. Their fundamentally simple music unfolds into a multi-layered soundscape.
May 31, 2019
Playing at Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Cherrywood Coffeehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Jun 2, 2019
Playing at House Concerts in the Arbors (House Concert)
Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Gruene Hall (Listening Room)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Stallion Springs House Concert (House Concert)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Gruene Hall (Listening Room)
Jun 9, 2019
Playing at Cypress Woods House Concert (House Concert)
Jun 10, 2019
Playing at The Townsend (Listening Room)
Mackenzie Shivers began writing music when she was four years old and started piano lessons when she was five. In her songwriting, she underpins her classical training with an emotional essence that blossom together like bright buds as they bloom atop a
Jun 10, 2019
Playing at The Townsend (Listening Room)
Mackenzie Shivers began writing music when she was four years old and started piano lessons when she was five. In her songwriting, she underpins her classical training with an emotional essence that blossom together like bright buds as they bloom atop a
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at The Barber Shop (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at The Townsend (Listening Room)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at Gruene Hall (Listening Room)
Jun 19, 2019
Playing at NeWorlDeli (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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.
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at The Driskill Hotel (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Roots-Rock Americana from New Orleans!
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Austin, TX

House Concerts

Chisholm Trail House Concerts (Austin)
Catfish Concerts (Austin)
Ham Jam House Concerts (Austin)
Rawhide Trail Concerts (Austin)
Arhaven House Concerts (Cedar Creek)
Sycamore Creek House Concerts (Dripping Springs)
Vintage Oak House Concerts (Driftwood)
House Concerts in the Arbors (Elgin)
Concerts at the River House (Spicewood)
Stallion Springs House Concert (Fischer)
Fischer Haus Concerts (Fischer)
Above Mosaic House Concerts (Smithville)
Backyard at Gruene House Concerts (Gruene)
Olive Hill House Concerts (Canyon Lake)
Cypress Woods House Concert (New Braunfels)
NB House Concerts (New Braunfels)

Listening Rooms

The Townsend (Austin)
Saxon Pub (Austin)
Austin Acoustical Cafe (Austin)
Rock Room Concerts (Austin)
Blue Rock Ranch and Studio (Wimberley)
Gruene Hall (New Braunfels)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Open Ears Concerts (Austin)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Driskill Hotel (Austin)
The White Horse (Austin)
The Green Mesquite BBQ (Austin)
One-2-One Bar (Austin)
Cherrywood Coffeehouse (Austin)
NeWorlDeli (Austin)
ABGB (Austin)
Radio Coffee and Beer (Austin)
Nomad Bar (Austin)
Strange Brew (Austin)
Austin Java (Dripping Springs) (Dripping Springs)
Poodie's Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood)
Riley's Tavern (New Braunfels)

Vineyards & Breweries

Skull Mechanix Brewery (Austin)
Independence Brewing (Austin)
Sidecar Tasting Room (Dripping Springs)
Bell Springs Winery (Dripping Springs)
Barrow Brewing (Salado)

Libraries

Evenings with the Songwriter (Lockhart)

Small Theaters

One World Theatre (Austin)
Brauntex Theater (New Braunfels)

Bars & Nightclubs

Antone's (Austin)
Shady Grove (Austin)
Hole in the Wall (Austin)
The Barber Shop (Dripping Springs)
Devils Backbone Tavern (Canyon Lake)