Live Acoustic Music Near Minneapolis, Minnesota

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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 and small theaters in Minneapolis. Restaurants and cafes around town 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 18, 2019
Playing at Dakota (Listening Room)
Aug 21, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 21, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Aug 22, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Aug 22, 2019
Playing at Aster Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 23, 2019
Playing at 318 Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
Aug 31, 2019
Playing at Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 5, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 6, 2019
Playing at The Great River Guitar Show (Concert Hall)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Musicians Corner House Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at The Great River Guitar Show (Concert Hall)
Sep 17, 2019
Playing at Varsity Theater (Concert Hall)
Sep 18, 2019
Playing at The Hook and Ladder Theater (Small Theater)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at Fine Line Music Cafe (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Varsity Theater (Concert Hall)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at The Hook and Ladder Theater (Small Theater)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Cedar Cultural Center (Small Theater)
Sep 23, 2019
Playing at Turf Club (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 25, 2019
Playing at The Warming House (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Minneapolis, MN

House Concerts

Folk House (Golden Valley)
Creek House Concerts (St Paul)
Musicians Corner House Concerts (Woodbury)
Sun Dog Farm Concerts (Maple Plain)
Rieder Homestead Concerts (Deleno)

Listening Rooms

Fine Line Music Cafe (Minneapolis)
Dakota (Minneapolis)
The Warming House (Minneapolis)
Ginko Coffeehouse (St Paul)
Underground Music Cafe (Falcon Heights)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Roots Cellar Music Series (Minneapolis)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Aster Cafe (Minneapolis)
Icehouse (Minneapolis)
Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Minneapolis)
Black Dog Cafe (Saint Paul)
318 Cafe (Excelsior)
Ziggy's Street Food (Stillwater)

Small Theaters

Cedar Cultural Center (Minneapolis)
The Hook and Ladder Theater (Minneapolis)
The Parkway Theater (Minneapolis)
Hopkins Center for the Arts (Hopkins)

Bars & Nightclubs

First Avenue and the 7th St Entry (Minneapolis)
331 Club (Minneapolis)
Turf Club (St Paul)
The Contented Cow (Northfield)