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 Lansing area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Lansing host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Lansing 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 Lansing, MI
|Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)|
|Manchester Underground (Manchester)|
|Wabash Hollow Listening Parties (Grand Rapids)|
|Garfield House Concerts (Northville)|
|Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)|
|Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)|
|Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)|
|The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)|
|The White Crow Conservatory of Music (Saginaw)|
|Listening Room Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids)|
|The Sandbox (Kalamazoo)|
|Trinity House Theatre (Redford)|
|20 Front Street (Lake Orion)|
|Otus Supply (Ferndale)|
|Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)|
|Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)|
|MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)|
|Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)|
|Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)|
|One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom (Grand Rapids)|
|Bells Eccentric Cafe (Kalamazoo)|
|The Loving Touch (Ferndale)|
|Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)|
|Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)|
|Founders Brewing (Grand Rapids)|
|Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)|
|The Robin Theatre (Lansing)|
|Franke Center For the Arts (Marshall)|
|The Ark (Ann Arbor)|
|The Intersection (Grand Rapids)|
|Fayette Opera House (Fayette)|
|Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization (Manchester)|
|Mash (Ann Arbor)|
|The Pyramid Scheme (Grand Rapids)|