Live Acoustic Music Near Chapel Hill, 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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

Jun 6, 2020
Playing at The Cary Theater (Small Theater)
A multiplatinum songwriter and producer, Wyatt Easterling is a master storyteller and nowhere is this more apparent than on his latest record, Divining Rod, the top #5 Folk album in the month following its release in 2017. Divining Rod has also been re
Jun 13, 2020
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Jun 20, 2020
Playing at The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Chapel Hill, NC

House Concerts

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

The Pinhook (Durham)
Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)
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

Imbibe (Chapel Hill)
The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Pittsboro Roadhouse (Pittsboro)
Flying Saucer (Raleigh)
Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)
Wine On Main (Clayton)
The Social on Friendly (Greensboro)

Vineyards & Breweries

Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)

Small Theaters

Carolina Theatre (Durham)
Sertoma Amphitheatre (Cary)
The Cary Theater (Cary)
Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park (Raleigh)
Daniels Auditorium, NC Museum of History (Raleigh)
PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)
Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)
Temple Theater (Sanford)
The Clayton Center (Clayton)
Carolina Theatre (Greensboro)

Bars & Nightclubs

Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
2nd Wind (Carrboro)
The Kraken (Chapel Hill)
Motorco Music Hall (Durham)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)
KINGS (Raleigh)
The Pour House (Raleigh)
Flat Iron (Greensboro)
The Blind Tiger (Greensboro)