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 that you can check out - 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 listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Cincinnati 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Nov 30, 2018
Joy Williams (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at 20th Century Theatre (Small Theater)
Dec 1, 2018
Amanda Shires (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Southgate House Revival (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 2, 2018
Jennifer Knapp (Christian)
Playing at Southgate House Revival (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 5, 2018
Good Old War (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Southgate House Revival (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 6, 2018
Jennifer Knapp (Christian)
Playing at Southgate House Revival (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 13, 2018
Steve Poltz (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Live at the Ludlow Garage (Listening Room)

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

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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)
Ryland Heights Tavern (Ryland Heights)