Live Acoustic Music Near Dickerson, Maryland

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 Dickerson 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 Dickerson host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Dickerson area. 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

January 31
Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
February 2
Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Frederick, MD
February 3
We?ll be celebrating the music Robert Flack with Munit Mesfin, Ethiopian vocalist with the warm voice and big heart, and her band.
Creative Cauldron (Small Theater)
Falls Church, VA
February 3
Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
February 3
7 Locks Brewing (Brewery)
Rockville, MD
February 3
Quattro Goombas Winery (Vineyard)
Aldie, VA
February 4
Award-winning, world-jazz band Veronneau perform classic and original acoustic music in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. With three Top Ten album releases in the world and jazz charts, Quebeco
Creative Cauldron (Small Theater)
Falls Church, VA
February 4
Lost Barrel Brewing (Brewery)
Middleburg, VA
February 4
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 4
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
February 4
The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Washington, DC
February 4
Half of Baltimore’s ilyAIMY. Her lush voice and storytelling have earnedTelluride Troubadour Top 4, Falcon Ridge Most Wanted, No Depression Award Finalist and Grand Prize Bernard Ebb Award.
New Spire Arts (Listening Room)
Frederick, MD
February 5
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Sunset Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Purcellville, VA
February 5
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 8
“…a guitarist of substance. He can impress with the best of them, but he can beguile and reach you emotionally in a way which is supremely rare…stunning range stylistically while made cohesive b
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 9
Folk group from London, Ontario, featuring classically trained singers.
Moore Music (In the House) (House Concert)
Rockville, MD
February 9
'Gary Jay and FIREBALL is a country*grassroots ACOUSTIC TWO-MAN-BAND. Gary provides vocals / percussion / guitar and Vince adds some FIREBALL harmonica + wee bit of Concertina. No loopers / backing tracks, just genuine certified country grassroots!
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Listening Room)
Bluemont, VA
February 9
“…a guitarist of substance. He can impress with the best of them, but he can beguile and reach you emotionally in a way which is supremely rare…stunning range stylistically while made cohesive b
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 10
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 11
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Washington, DC
February 11
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 11
Sunset Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Purcellville, VA
February 11
FocusMusic and Baltimore County Arts Guild Present ilyAIMY and Ayreheart at Catonsville Arts Guild Clubhouse. 10 St. Timothy Lane, Catonsville, MD 21228 | Saturday, February 11th, 2023 | 7pm | $25 Tickets available soon. Webcast available.
Focus Music (Folk Music Society)
Alexandria, VA
February 11
Edith May’s Paradise (House Concert)
Jessup, MD
February 16
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 16
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 17
Smith tells elongated and elliptical stories about the songs, and how they are to his life. Smith says “on a good night the stories and songs ride on top of a funky kind of country blues pop stomp”. 
Three Whistles (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Arlington, VA
February 17
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 17
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 18
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 18
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Lost Barrel Brewing (Brewery)
Middleburg, VA
February 19
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Vineyard)
Leesburg, VA
February 19
Sunset Hills Vineyard (Vineyard)
Purcellville, VA
February 19
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Doukenie Winery (Vineyard)
Purcellville, VA
February 20
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 21
The White Buffalo is the professional moniker and stage name of American musician and singer/songwriter Jake Smith.
Union Stage (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
February 21
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
February 22
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City,
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 24
Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
Berryville, VA
February 25
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
February 25
Tally Ho Theater (Small Theater)
Leesburg, VA
February 25
Big Cork Vineyards (Vineyard)
Rohrersville, MD
February 26
50 West Vineyards (Vineyard)
Middleburg, VA
February 26
Farm Brew Live (Vineyard)
Manassas, VA
February 26
Black Cat (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Washington, DC
March 2
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
March 2
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
March 3
The Miracle Theatre (Small Theater)
Washington, DC
March 3
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
March 3
Quattro Goombas Winery (Vineyard)
Aldie, VA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Dickerson, Maryland

House Concerts

Celtic House Concerts at Swift Run (Fairfax Station)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Edith May’s Paradise (Jessup)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Live from Rob's Living Room (Manassas)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Moore Music (In the House) (Rockville)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Weil House Concerts (Takoma Park)

Listening Rooms

Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
Blues Alley (Washington)
Cafritz Hall (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Earp’s Ordinary (Fairfax)
Gaithersburg Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
New Spire Arts (Frederick)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
Sandy Spring Museum (Sandy Spring)
Folk Club Reston-Herndon (Herndon)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Concerts at Cedar Lane (Bethesda)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)

Vineyards & Breweries

50 West Vineyards (Middleburg)
868 Estate Vineyards (Purcellville)
Antietam Creek Vineyards (Sharpsburg)
B Chord Brewing (Round Hill)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)
Bear Chase Brewing Company (Bluemont)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mount Airy)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Bozzo Family Vineyards (Purcellville)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Creek's Edge Winery (Lovettsville)
Doukenie Winery (Purcellville)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mount Airy)
Farm Brew Live (Manassas)
Fleetwood Farm Winery (Leesburg)
Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard (Frederick)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)
Lost Rhino (Ashburn)
Quattro Goombas Winery (Aldie)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Slater Run Vineyards (Upperville)
Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery (Thurmont)
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard (Dickerson)
Sunset Hills Vineyard (Purcellville)
The Winery At Bull Run (Centreville)
Two Twisted Posts Winery (Purcellville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

American Ice Company Cafe (Westminster)
Black Cat (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Evening Star Cafe (Alexandria)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Little Market Cafe (Ellicott City)
Matchbox (Reston)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Pie Shop (Washington)
Solace Outpost (Falls Church)
Three Whistles (Arlington)

Libraries

Purcellville Library (Purcellville)

Small Theaters

Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Bright Box Theater (Winchester)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Dumbarton Concerts (Washington)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)

Outdoor Music Series

Sky Stage (Frederick)
Charles Town Farmers Market (Charles Town)
Frederick City Market (Frederick)
Urbana Library Farmers Market (Frederick)
Clarksville Commons Farmers Market (Clarksville)
Fairfax Funky Flea (Fairfax)
Shab Row Stage (Frederick)
Worman’s Mill (Frederick)

Bars & Nightclubs

Prohibition Hub (Hagerstown)