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 Centerport 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 Centerport host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.
also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in
and small theaters
in and around the Centerport area.
and 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.
Singer/songwriter Chris Brown is also an artist/illustrator who can capture a subject's essence through caricature.
He has shared the stage with Pete Seeger & Tom Chapin and has released 4 CDs that have received national airplay and reviews.
Venezuelan-Appalachian fusion by Llanera master and asylum-seeking migrant Larry Bellorín & GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass superstar Joe Troop (Che Apalache). Latingrass: Banjo, cuatro, fiddle, guitar, maracas, upright bass, vocals. Album out Jan 2023.
E.W. Harris is an alt-folk songwriter and artist based in Brooklyn, NY. A self-styled “Dystopian Romantic,” Harris combines sonic textures, memorable melodies, and powerful vocals to create music he calls “folk tunes from an (im)possible future.”
Kerrville New Folk winner John John Brown is bringing giant comics, iconic photographs, and moving panoramas to the stage; weaving together storytelling songs and the visual arts in a live performance. His new show is titled "Songs, Stories &Art".