Live Acoustic Music Near Buffalo, New York

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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 Buffalo area. You just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Buffalo 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 small listening rooms and theaters in and around the Buffalo area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Oct 11, 2018
The Jellyman's Daughter (Americana)
Playing at Burdock Music Hall (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Buffalo, NY

House Concerts

Hillbrook House Concerts (Rochester)
Lake Effect House Concert (Rochester)

Listening Rooms

9th Ward at Babeville Buffalo (Buffalo)
Nickel City Sessions (Akron)
Burdock Music Hall (Toronto)
Studio 180 (Rochester)
The Little Theatre Cafe (Rochester)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Cafe Veritas at First Unitarian Church (Rochester)

Cafes & Restaurants

Merge (Buffalo)
Allen Street Hardware Cafe (Buffalo)
Gypsy Parlor (Buffalo)
Lovin' Cup (Rochester)
Boulder Coffee Company (Rochester)

Small Theaters

Tralf Music Hall (Buffalo)
Town Ballroom (Buffalo)

Bars & Nightclubs

Abilene Bar and Lounge (Rochester)