Live Acoustic Music Near Geneva, Illinois

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Geneva area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jul 22, 2018
Edie Carey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Jul 22, 2018
Harpeth Rising (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Long Grove Arts and Music (Listening Room)
Jul 24, 2018
Maggie Koerner (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Schubas Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 28, 2018
Ezra Furman (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Beat Kitchen (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 28, 2018
Greg Brown (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Aug 1, 2018
The Suitcase Junket (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Aug 2, 2018
Miles Nielsen (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Aug 5, 2018
April Verch (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Long Grove Arts and Music (Listening Room)
Aug 8, 2018
The Harmaleighs (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Uncommon Ground - Clark (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 10, 2018
Otter Creek (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Aug 12, 2018
Over the Rhine (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 15, 2018
Jonah Smith (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Aug 17, 2018
Ari Hest (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 18, 2018
Mason Jennings (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Aug 19, 2018
Mike Vial (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 24, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Old Town School of Folk Music (Small Theater)
Aug 26, 2018
Johnsmith (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Windy City House Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 7, 2018
Christian Lopez (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Sep 7, 2018
The Contenders (Americana)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2018
Christian Lopez (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Geneva, IL

House Concerts

Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)
Stained Rug House Concerts (Wauconda)
Black Dog House Concerts (Chicago)
Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)

Listening Rooms

Hootenanny House (Geneva)
The House Cafe (Dekalb)
Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)
Long Grove Arts and Music (Long Grove)
The Outta Space (Berwyn)
Subterranean (Chicago)
City Winery (Chicago)
SPACE (Evanston)
Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Blue Boat Cafe (Naperville)
Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)
Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)
Lincoln Square House Concert Series (Chicago)

Cafes & Restaurants

Wildwood Restaurant (Geneva)
Adelle's Fine American Fare (Wheaton)
Durty Nellie's (Palatine)
Beat Kitchen (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground - Clark (Chicago)
Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)
Parlour on Park (Chicago)

Libraries

Oak Park Library (Oak Park)

Small Theaters

Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)
Thalia Hall (Chicago)

Bars & Nightclubs

Wire (Berwyn)
FitzGerald's Nightclub (Chicago)
The Hideout (Chicago)
Schubas Tavern (Chicago)
The Elbo Room (Chicago)
Tonic Room (Chicago)