Live Acoustic Music Near Lawrence, Kansas

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 house concerts being held in and around the Lawrence area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Local libraries host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Lawrence 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

September 30
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 1
With elements of folk, blues, classical, and rock, South for Winter's varying sound is united by storytelling lyrics, complex instrumentation, and earthy vocals.
Green Guitar Folk House (Listening Room)
Lenexa, KS
October 2
Alicia's songs are intimate moments that draw listeners in and leave them hanging on every word. Strong rhythm guitar, creative yet tasteful phrasing, and soulful sweet vocals bring the experience ful
Stockyards Brewing Co (Brewery)
Kansas City, MO
October 6
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 13
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 15
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 28
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 29
Green Guitar Folk House (Listening Room)
Lenexa, KS
October 29
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
October 30
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
November 2
The Truman (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
November 8
The Madrid Theatre (Small Theater)
Kansas City, MO
November 11
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
November 13
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
November 16
An affable country rocker exploring his roots as a rancher and rodeo rider while striving to adapt this traditional identity to the challenging modern world
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
December 1
Uptown Theater (Concert Hall)
Kansas City, MO
December 10
Uptown Theater (Concert Hall)
Kansas City, MO
December 17
Knuckleheads Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Kansas City, MO
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Lawrence, Kansas

House Concerts

Lafond House Concerts (Lawrence)

Listening Rooms

Gospel Lounge (Kansas City)
Green Guitar Folk House (Lenexa)

Vineyards & Breweries

Fountain City Winery (Kansas City)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Record Bar (Kansas City)
Seven Swans Creperie (Kansas City)

Libraries

Olathe Public Library (Olathe)

Small Theaters

Folly Theater (Kansas City)
Granada Theatre (Lawrence)
The Madrid Theatre (Kansas City)

Bars & Nightclubs

Knuckleheads Saloon (Kansas City)
The Bottleneck (Lawrence)
The Truman (Kansas City)