Live Acoustic Music Near Cincinnati, Ohio

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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 several house concerts being held in and around the Cincinnati area. You just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Cincinnati 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 small listening rooms, theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Cincinnati area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Sep 6, 2018
Mason Jennings (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Live at the Ludlow Garage (Listening Room)
Sep 11, 2018
Dave Alvin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Southgate House Revival (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 21, 2018
The Jellyman's Daughter (Americana)
Playing at Casa del Bistro (House Concert)
Sep 28, 2018
Barefoot McCoy (Folk)
Playing at Hanover Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 29, 2018
Marcia Ramirez (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at DownTowne Listening Room (House Concert)
Nov 10, 2018
Joshua Radin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Live at the Ludlow Garage (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Cincinnati, OH

House Concerts

Casa del Bistro (Cincinnati)
DownTowne Listening Room (Cincinnati)
Big Song Music House (Oxford)

Listening Rooms

Folk School Coffee Parlor (Ludlow)
Live at the Ludlow Garage (Cincinnati)
Fitton Center For Creative Arts (Hamilton)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Leo Coffeehouse (Cincinnati)

Cafes & Restaurants

Neons Unplugged (Cincinnati)
Sitwell's Coffee House (Cincinnati)
True West Coffee (Hamilton)
Plain Folk Cafe (Pleasant Plain)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hanover Winery (Hamilton)

Small Theaters

Taft Theatre (Cincinnati)
Bogart's (Cincinnati)
20th Century Theatre (Cincinnati)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Blind Lemon (Cincinnati)
Southgate House Revival (Newport)
Madison Theatre (Covington)