Live Acoustic Music Near Cary, 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 house concerts being held in and around the Cary 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 Cary 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 Cary 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

May 24, 2019
Playing at Unity Center of Peace (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
May 25, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
May 25, 2019
Playing at The Honeysuckle Tea House (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Jun 1, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
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Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 18, 2019
Playing at Haw River Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Jun 25, 2019
Playing at Koka Booth Amphitheatre (Concert Hall)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Flying Saucer (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 8, 2019
Playing at The Clayton Center (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Cary, NC

House Concerts

Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)

Listening Rooms

The Pinhook (Durham)
The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)
Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)
Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)

Small Theaters

The Cary Theater (Cary)
PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)
Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)
Carolina Theatre (Durham)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)

Bars & Nightclubs

Deep South Bar (Raleigh)
KINGS (Raleigh)
The Pour House (Raleigh)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)