Live Acoustic Music Near Iowa City, Iowa

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Iowa City 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Iowa City 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Aug 28, 2019
Playing at The Mill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 11, 2019
Playing at The Mill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 17, 2019
Playing at CSPS Hall - Legion Arts (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at CSPS Hall - Legion Arts (Listening Room)
Sep 25, 2019
Playing at The Mill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at The Mill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 13, 2019
Playing at The Mill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Iowa City, IA

Listening Rooms

Uptown Bill's (Iowa City)
CSPS Hall - Legion Arts (Cedar Rapids)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Lowe Coffeehouse Concert Series (Marion)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Mill (Iowa City)
Jitney (Monticello)

Vineyards & Breweries

Cedar Ridge Vineyards (Swisher)

Small Theaters

The Englert Theatre (Iowa City)