Live Acoustic Music Near Greenbelt, 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 Greenbelt 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 Greenbelt 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Greenbelt 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

May 29
The Hamilton (Small Theater)
Washington, DC
May 29
The Lost Fox (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Ashburn, VA
May 30
Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Annapolis, MD
May 31
Doug Alan Wilcox delivers music that will stick in your head - as well as your heart.
Brew House Coffee (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Gaithersburg, MD
May 31
Farm Brew Live (Vineyard)
Manassas, VA
June 1
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.
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard (Vineyard)
Dickerson, MD
June 1
FocusMusic at Community Lutheran Church (Listening Room)
Sterling, VA
June 1
Gaithersburg Arts Barn (Listening Room)
Gaithersburg, MD
June 2
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
1st Sunday Arts Festival (Outdoor Music Series)
Annapolis, MD
June 2
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 4
Pie Shop (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Washington, DC
June 5
Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
June 5
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Earp’s Ordinary (Listening Room)
Fairfax, VA
June 5
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
June 5
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 5
The Lost Fox (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Ashburn, VA
June 6
Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Annapolis, MD
June 6
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 6
Uptown Concerts (Online Concert Stream)
Baltimore, MD
June 6
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Windridge Vineyards (Vineyard)
Darnestown, MD
June 7
Quattro Goombas Winery (Vineyard)
Aldie, VA
June 7
Celtic/ Folk/ World/ Rock/ Americana.
Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Annapolis, MD
June 7
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
June 8
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nottingham, MD
June 8
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Fleetwood Farm Winery (Vineyard)
Leesburg, VA
June 8
Gabrielle Zwi is a singer-songwriter and Bossa Nova performer based in Rockville, MD.
Earp’s Ordinary (Listening Room)
Fairfax, VA
June 8
Edith May’s Paradise (House Concert)
Jessup, MD
June 8
Moore Music (In the House) (House Concert)
Rockville, MD
June 9
Husband-and-wife folk/rock Americana duo The Kennedys have been writing, recording & touring for over twenty five years. Their energetic pop-influenced sound recalls Buddy Holly & The Everly Brothers.
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 9
Doug Alan Wilcox delivers music that will stick in your head - as well as your heart.
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Vineyard)
Mount Airy, MD
June 11
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 12
Hank Dietle’s Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Rockville, MD
June 12
Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Vienna, VA
June 12
Tally Ho Theater (Small Theater)
Leesburg, VA
June 12
The Lost Fox (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Ashburn, VA
June 13
New Deal Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Greenbelt, MD
June 13
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
June 14
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Baltimore, MD
June 14
The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Alexandria, VA
June 15
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
June 15
Sassy pop rock with folk intimacy
The Mainstay (Listening Room)
Rock Hall, MD
June 15
Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
June 15
“Their energy and stories perfectly paired with their harmony and musicianship.”- Birdsong Concerts 5.2022
Concerts at the Historic Cooper's House (House Concert)
Columbia, MD
June 15
Juliet Lloyd has quickly gained a name for herself as a strikingly accomplished songwriter and no-holds barred performer.
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard (Vineyard)
Dickerson, MD
June 16
Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Annapolis, MD
June 16
Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Washington, DC
June 18
Hank Dietle’s Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Rockville, MD
June 18
Bluegrass/Americana in Silver Spring, MD and DC area; leader of Shannon Leigh and The Good Bygones
Acoustic Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Arlington, VA
June 19
The Lost Fox (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Ashburn, VA
June 21
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Stone Silo Brewery (Brewery)
Damascus, MD
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Greenbelt, Maryland

House Concerts

Arts Barn Music (Herndon)
Club 603 (Baltimore)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Concerts at the Historic Cooper's House (Columbia)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Edith May’s Paradise (Jessup)
Live from Rob's Living Room (Manassas)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
Moore Music (In the House) (Rockville)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Potomac House Concerts (Potomac)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Zoey's World House Concerts (Ellicott City)

Listening Rooms

An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Baltimore County Artists Guild (Catonsville)
Blues Alley (Washington)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Earp’s Ordinary (Fairfax)
FocusMusic at Church of the Ascension (Silver Spring)
FocusMusic at Community Lutheran Church (Sterling)
FocusMusic at Island Pride Oasis (Gaithersburg)
Gaithersburg Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Hill Center (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church (Rockville)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
SHC Music Tribe Concerts (Gambrills)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Cellar Stage at Temple Isaiah (Fulton)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
Folk Club Reston-Herndon (Herndon)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acoustic Cafe (Arlington)
Lucketts Bluegrass (Leesburg)
Morgan's Coffeehouse (Woodbine)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
St Margarets Episcopal Church (Annapolis)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)

Vineyards & Breweries

61 Vineyard (Damascus)
Bleu Frog Vineyards (Leesburg)
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)
Loew Vineyards (Mount Airy)
Lost Rhino (Ashburn)
Quattro Goombas Winery (Aldie)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard (Dickerson)
Two Lions Vineyards (Upper Marlboro)
Windridge Vineyards (Darnestown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Big Bear Cafe (Washington)
Brew House Coffee (Gaithersburg)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Filling Station (Sparks)
Little Market Cafe (Ellicott City)
Matchbox (Reston)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Pie Shop (Washington)
The Derby Restaurant and Bar (New Market)
The Lost Fox (Ashburn)
Three Whistles (Arlington)

Small Theaters

Black Cherry Puppet Theater (Baltimore)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Dumbarton Concerts (Washington)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Stages Music Arts (Cockeysville)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
The Barns At Wolf Trap (Vienna)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)

Outdoor Music Series

1st Sunday Arts Festival (Annapolis)
Urbana Library Farmers Market (Frederick)
Federal Hill Main Street Series (Baltimore)
George Mason University, Mason Square (Arlington)

Bars & Nightclubs

Black Cat (Washington)
Hank Dietle’s Tavern (Rockville)