Live Acoustic Music Near Nashville, Tennessee

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

Live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in Nashville. Local 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

December 2
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 3
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 3
The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 3
The Basement (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 3
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 4
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
December 4
An American singer-songwriter and actress, who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 5
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
December 6
Analog at Hutton Hotel (Bar/Nightclub)
Nashville, TN
December 7
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 8
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 8
The Basement (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 8
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 9
The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 9
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 10
The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 10
Songwriter, banjo-piano-uke-guitar player, Rachael Davis is as renowned for her expressive–and explosive–voice as she is for uniting the often disparate worlds of folk, blues, country, and pop.
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 13
The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 13
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 14
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 14
Commodore Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 15
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 15
Franklin Theatre (Small Theater)
Franklin, TN
December 16
Commodore Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 17
Analog at Hutton Hotel (Bar/Nightclub)
Nashville, TN
December 17
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 17
Analog at Hutton Hotel (Bar/Nightclub)
Nashville, TN
December 18
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 18
Commodore Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
December 30
The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 30
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 30
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
December 31
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
December 31
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
January 3
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
January 4
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
January 8
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money and Joey Molland (of
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
January 10
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
January 12
Commodore Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
January 12
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
January 15
The Basement (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
January 24
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
January 28
City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
January 31
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
February 7
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
February 9
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
February 12
Meet Claire Kelly- the singer/songwriter/optimist based in Nashville, crafting stories & songs with layers of hope and rays of sun.
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
February 18
3rd and Lindsley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nashville, TN
February 18
Franklin Theatre (Small Theater)
Franklin, TN
February 23
Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Nashville, TN
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Nashville, Tennessee

Listening Rooms

12th and Porter (Nashville)
City Winery Nashville (Nashville)
Kimbro's Pickin Parlor (Franklin)
The Basement (Nashville)
The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville)
The Listening Room Cafe (Nashville)
The Local (Nashville)
The Station Inn (Nashville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

3rd and Lindsley (Nashville)
Belcourt Taps (Nashville)
Brown's Diner (Nashville)
Cafe Coco (Nashville)
Commodore Grill (Nashville)
GRAY'S on Main (Franklin)
Puckett's Boat House (Franklin)
Sheyegirl Coffee (Ashland City)
Springwater Supper Club and Lounge (Nashville)
The 5 Spot (Nashville)
The Coffee House at Second and Bridge (Franklin)
The High Watt (Nashville)

Small Theaters

Franklin Theatre (Franklin)
The Cannery Ballroom and Mercy Lounge (Nashville)

Bars & Nightclubs

Analog at Hutton Hotel (Nashville)
Dee's Country Cocktail Lounge (Nashville)
Lipstick Lounge (Nashville)
Music City Bar and Grill (Nashville)