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 several house concerts being held in and around the Bristol 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Bristol area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Bristol, TN
|Bakersville House Concerts (Bakersville)|
|Bad Branch House Concerts (Whitesburg)|
|The Downhome (Johnson City)|
|The Jones House (Boone)|
|Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center (Mars Hill)|
|Muddy Creek Cafe Sparta (Sparta)|
|Chatt Hills Music - Asheville (Asheville)|
|Sly Grog Lounge (Asheville)|
|The Grey Eagle (Asheville)|
|Ambrose West (Asheville)|
|Straightaway Cafe (Black Mountain)|
|Jack of the Wood (Asheville)|
|Salvage Station (Asheville)|
|Abingdon Vineyards (Abingdon)|
|Grandfather Vineyard (Banner Elk)|
|Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)|
|Black Mountain Center for the Arts (Black Mountain)|
|Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)|
|Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)|
|Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)|
|Blue Ridge Music Center (Galax)|
|The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)|