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 Downers Grove area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Many churches and non-profit community groups around Downers Grove 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 and small theaters in and around the Downers Grove 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Downers Grove, IL
|Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)|
|Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)|
|The Outta Space (Berwyn)|
|Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)|
|City Winery (Chicago)|
|Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)|
|Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Chicago)|
|Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)|
|Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)|
|Acorn Coffeehouse (Wheaton)|
|St Tim's Coffeehouse (Skokie)|
|Route One House Concerts (Park Forest)|
|Beat Kitchen (Chicago)|
|Durty Nellie's (Palatine)|
|Open Door Theater (Oak Park)|
|Thalia Hall (Chicago)|
|Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)|
|FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)|
|The Hideout (Chicago)|
|Schubas Tavern (Chicago)|
|Tonic Room (Chicago)|