Live Acoustic Music Near Berkeley, California

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Berkeley area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at some cafes and restaurants in the area. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Feb 24, 2018
Noah Gundersen (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Sweetwater Music Hall (Listening Room)
Feb 26, 2018
Justin Nozuka (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 27, 2018
Tim O'Brien (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse (Small Theater)
Mar 1, 2018
Greg Brown (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse (Small Theater)
Mar 1, 2018
Jerry Joseph (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Sweetwater Music Hall (Listening Room)
Mar 2, 2018
Planes On Paper (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Lost Church (Listening Room)
Mar 3, 2018
Greg Brown (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at McNear's Mystic Theatre (Small Theater)
Mar 9, 2018
T Sisters (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 9, 2018
Tommy Castro (Blues)
Playing at Club Fox (Listening Room)
Mar 9, 2018
Altan (Celtic)
Playing at The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Berkeley, CA

House Concerts

Cozy Concerts (Berkeley)
The Monkey House (Berkeley)
Poplar Playhouse (Berkeley)
Wisteria Ways (Oakland)
Avonova (Oakland)
Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)
KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)
Acoustic Tune-Ups at Joe's Garage (San Mateo)
Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (Fremont)
Magnolia House Concert Series (Marin)
Vineyard View House Concerts (Livermore)

Listening Rooms

The Backroom (Berkeley)
Doc's Lab (San Francisco)
The Lost Church (San Francisco)
Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Club Fox (Redwood City)
City Winery (Napa)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)

Cafes & Restaurants

Albany Taproom (Albany)
Maso Lounge (San Francisco)
Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)

Small Theaters

The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse (Berkeley)
Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)
McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)

Bars & Nightclubs

Hotel Utah (San Francisco)
The Chapel (San Francisco)
Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)