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 Grayslake 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 Grayslake 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 Grayslake 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 Grayslake, IL
|Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)|
|Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)|
|Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Chicago)|
|Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)|
|City Winery (Chicago)|
|The Outta Space (Berwyn)|
|St Tim's Coffeehouse (Skokie)|
|Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)|
|Acorn Coffeehouse (Wheaton)|
|Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)|
|The Coffee House (Milwaukee)|
|Durty Nellie's (Palatine)|
|Beat Kitchen (Chicago)|
|Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company (Milwaukee)|
|Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)|
|Open Door Theater (Oak Park)|
|Thalia Hall (Chicago)|
|Schubas Tavern (Chicago)|
|Tonic Room (Chicago)|
|FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)|
|Shank Hall (Milwaukee)|