Live Acoustic Music Near Baltimore, Maryland

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

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Baltimore 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 Baltimore. 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

Oct 24, 2021
Playing at New Deal Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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.
Oct 26, 2021
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 27, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 27, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Oct 31, 2021
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 1, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 1, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 2, 2021
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Nov 3, 2021
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Nov 3, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 5, 2021
Playing at Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Based out of Nashville, Hogslop String Band creates & performs cross-genre music that pushes the boundaries of what Old Time music could/should be, blending country, psych, and astounding stamina for an energetic performance.
Nov 6, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2021
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Nov 9, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 9, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 10, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 12, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 13, 2021
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Nov 14, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 15, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 15, 2021
Playing at SHC Music Tribe Concerts (Listening Room)
A virtual world music ensemble rolled into one guy. His voice weaves incantations, and the guitar is a magic wand in the hands of this extraordinary musician.
Nov 18, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Nov 18, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 19, 2021
Playing at Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Nov 19, 2021
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Listening Room)
Nov 20, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Nov 20, 2021
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Nov 21, 2021
Playing at The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Nov 30, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
American singer and songwriter who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
Dec 4, 2021
Playing at Sixth & I Downstairs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dec 4, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 4, 2021
Playing at Unity by the Bay Church (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Dana Cooper has logged millions of miles as a renowned songwriter and story teller. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding
Dec 4, 2021
Playing at King George Speakeasy (Listening Room)
Dec 4, 2021
Playing at The Miracle Theatre (Small Theater)
Dec 5, 2021
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Dec 5, 2021
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Dec 6, 2021
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Dec 10, 2021
Playing at The Miracle Theatre (Small Theater)
Dec 10, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 11, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 12, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 12, 2021
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Dec 12, 2021
Playing at Black Cat (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 13, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 16, 2021
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Dec 17, 2021
Playing at Black Ankle Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Dec 20, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Dec 27, 2021
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jan 8, 2022
Playing at Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 15, 2022
Playing at UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Since 2003 ilyAIMY's played the nation's baitshops, biker weeks, coffeehouses, colleges & clothing-optional resorts as "an acoustically roiling combustible attack on the usual singer/songwriter fare"
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Baltimore, MD

House Concerts

CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)

Listening Rooms

An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
SHC Music Tribe Concerts (Gambrills)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
City Winery (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
The Stoltz Listening Room (Easton)
King George Speakeasy (York)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
Unity by the Bay Church (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Darlington)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Friends Folk Club (Oxford)

Folk Music Societies

World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Focus Music (Alexandria)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Black Cat (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)

Vineyards & Breweries

Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)
Lost Rhino (Ashburn)

Small Theaters

Stages Music Arts (Cockeysville)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Avalon Theatre (Easton)

Outdoor Music Series

Sky Stage (Frederick)

Bars & Nightclubs

Garryowen Irish Pub (Gettysburg)