Live Acoustic Music Near Bishop Hill, Illinois

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 house concerts being held in and around the Bishop Hill 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 Bishop Hill 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Bishop Hill area. Local 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

August 3
Singer/Songwriter: serving the song and a life sentence!
Pour Bros. Craft Taproom (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Moline, IL
August 5
Soaring, river delta Alt-Country that builds houses of emotion across a warm & lonesome landscape. Listen to the new album, Out Here Now, at evermorenest.com. Touring as a solo, duo, and full band artist.
Ca'd'Zan House Concert (House Concert)
Cambridge, IL
August 9
Singer/Songwriter: serving the song and a life sentence!
Steventon's (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Le Claire, IA
August 10
Singer/Songwriter: serving the song and a life sentence!
Riverside Park (Moline, IL) (Outdoor Music Series)
Moline, IL
August 16
Singer/Songwriter: serving the song and a life sentence!
Half Nelson (Festivals)
Davenport, IA
August 24
Pour Bros. Craft Taproom (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Moline, IL
August 31
BEYOND the STARS is a singer-songwriter duo drawn together by a mutual desire to deeply contemplate the world in which we live, and the times in which we find ourselves.
Pour Bros. Craft Taproom (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Moline, IL
September 9
Bishop Hill Creative Commons (Listening Room)
Bishop Hill, IL
September 21
Singer/Songwriter: serving the song and a life sentence!
September 27
Russo moves from sweet folk to roots rock without missing a beat. Sometime intense. Sometimes outrageous. Always original.
Steventon's (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Le Claire, IA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Bishop Hill, Illinois

House Concerts

Ca'd'Zan House Concert (Cambridge)

Listening Rooms

Bishop Hill Creative Commons (Bishop Hill)
The Listening Experience @ 3300 (Peoria)
The Redstone Room at Common Chord (Davenport)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Pour Bros. Craft Taproom (Moline)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Steventon's (Le Claire)

Libraries

Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf)

Small Theaters

Nighswander Davenport Junior Theater (Davenport)

Outdoor Music Series

Riverside Park (Moline, IL) (Moline)