Live Acoustic Music Near Mars Hill, North Carolina

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 Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Mars Hill 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


Feb 18, 2021
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
“Billy Kemp, I think he is quite good. He reminds me of some Austin type songwriters; a cross of Leroy Preston and Loudon Wainwright. He’s better than 90% of the music I receive."- Roseanne Cash
Dec 5, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 12, 2020
Playing at The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Mars Hill, NC

House Concerts

Honeyfolk House Concert (Mars Hill)
Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)
Music Mania Concerts (Mills River)
The Roost House Concerts (Morganton)

Listening Rooms

Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center (Mars Hill)
The Altamont Theatre (Asheville)
The Millroom at Asheville Brewing Company (Asheville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
Ambrose West (Asheville)
Haywood Country Club (Asheville)
The Mothlight (Asheville)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
The Strand (Waynesville)
The Downhome (Johnson City)
The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room (Johnson City)
185 King Street (Brevard)
The DFR Room (Brevard)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Trinity Presbyterian Church (Hendersonville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Salvage Station (Asheville)
Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)

Vineyards & Breweries

Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)
French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Sanctuary Brewing (Hendersonville)
South Creek Winery (Nebo)
Brown Mountain Bottleworks (Morganton)
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Tryon)

Small Theaters

Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Flat Rock Playhouse (Flat Rock)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)