Live Acoustic Music Near Carrboro, North Carolina

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

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Carrboro 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 and around the Carrboro 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Aug 17, 2019
Playing at 2nd Wind (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 23, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
Aug 30, 2019
Playing at The Station Carrboro (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 1, 2019
Playing at Steel String Brewery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 4, 2019
Playing at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (Concert Hall)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Lincoln Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Joyful Jewel (Listening Room)
Sep 10, 2019
Playing at The Pour House (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 10, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 14, 2019
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
Bill West - One voice. One guitar. Over 1,800 shows and counting. Over 250,000 miles on the road. Smooth vocals. Lyrics that come from a heart that shares the exact same memories as yours. Melodies that create instant nostalgia.
Sep 15, 2019
Playing at Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park (Small Theater)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Fiddle and Bow Society (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Motorco Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 6, 2019
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 11, 2019
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 11, 2019
Playing at KINGS (Bar/Nightclub)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Carrboro, NC

House Concerts

Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Big Porch House Concerts (Durham)
Doodad Farm (Greensboro)
Music at Big Purple (Greensboro)
Backyard Stage (Greensboro)
Brad and Tammy's Listening Loft (Reidsville)

Listening Rooms

Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)
The Pinhook (Durham)
Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)
The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)
Fiddle and Bow Society (Greensboro)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Java Jive (Cary)
Flying Saucer (Raleigh)
Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)
Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)
Grove Winery (Gibsonville)
Joymongers Brewing (Greensboro)

Small Theaters

Carolina Theatre (Durham)
Sertoma Amphitheatre (Cary)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park (Raleigh)
PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)
Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Carolina Theatre (Greensboro)

Bars & Nightclubs

2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)
Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
KINGS (Raleigh)
The Pour House (Raleigh)
The Blind Tiger (Greensboro)
Bottle and Can (Asheboro, NC) (Asheboro)