Live Acoustic Music Near Charlottesville, Virginia

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

Live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in Charlottesville. Local vineyards 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

October 2
Pale Fire Brewing (Brewery)
Harrisonburg, VA
October 5
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
October 7
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
October 7
Pale Fire Brewing (Brewery)
Harrisonburg, VA
October 7
Whether they’re ripping through a set of original jigs and reels, adding lush harmonies into traditional folk ballads, or cracking up an audience with stories from the road, House of Hamill puts on a show that captivates audiences.
The Center at Belvedere (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
October 7
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
October 8
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
October 9
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
October 10
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
October 15
Clementine Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Harrisonburg, VA
October 16
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
October 16
With palpable chemistry and warmth, Chatham Rabbits -- Sarah Osborne McCombie (vocals, banjo) and Austin McCombie (vocals, guitar, fiddle) -- fill each space they enter with brightness and sincerity. They are the stuff duo dreams are made of.
Pale Fire Brewing (Brewery)
Harrisonburg, VA
October 20
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
October 22
Smith’s innate songwriting ability and haunting voice leave you with a sense of timeless nostalgia. Crossing a wide array of genres, what gets produced has been compared to the likes of Bruce Springsteen to Gregory Alan Isakov.
12 Ridges Vineyard (Vineyard)
Raphine, VA
October 23
Jefferson Theater (Small Theater)
Charlottesville, VA
October 23
Honah Lee Vineyard (Vineyard)
Gordonsville, VA
October 28
Hardware Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Scottsville, VA
November 2
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
November 4
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
November 4
Jefferson Theater (Small Theater)
Charlottesville, VA
November 11
Clementine Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Harrisonburg, VA
November 18
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
December 9
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Charlottesville, VA
December 9
Front Porch (Listening Room)
Charlottesville, VA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Charlottesville, Virginia

Listening Rooms

Arts Incarnate (Harrisonburg)
Front Porch (Charlottesville)
The Center at Belvedere (Charlottesville)

Vineyards & Breweries

12 Ridges Vineyard (Raphine)
Afton Mountain Vineyards (Afton)
Cardinal Point Winery (Afton)
Early Mountain Vineyards (Madison)
Eastwood Winery (Charlottesville)
Grace Estate Winery (Crozet)
Hardware Hills Vineyard (Scottsville)
Honah Lee Vineyard (Gordonsville)
Knight's Gambit Vineyard (Charlottesville)
Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards (North Garden)
Stinson Vineyards (Crozet)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Clementine Cafe (Harrisonburg)
Durty Nelly's Pub (Charlottesville)
Rapunzel's Coffee (Lovingston)
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall (Charlottesville)
The Whiskey Jar (Charlottesville)

Small Theaters

Jefferson Theater (Charlottesville)
Wayne Theater (Waynesboro)

Bars & Nightclubs

Common House Charlottesville (Charlottesville)