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 Nashville 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 Nashville 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 and small theaters in Nashville. 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Nashville, TN
|Garden Party Concerts (Hermitage)|
|Bluff House Concerts (White Bluff)|
|Hillbilly Haiku House Concerts (Lebanon)|
|The Listening Room Cafe (Nashville)|
|The Station Inn (Nashville)|
|Two Old Hippies (Nashville)|
|The Basement (Nashville)|
|The Local (Nashville)|
|Douglas Corner Cafe (Nashville)|
|Gray Matter Studio (Nashville)|
|The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville)|
|Radio Cafe (Nashville)|
|The Whiskey Room Live (Franklin)|
|Kimbro's Pickin Parlor (Franklin)|
|Carpe Cafe (Smyrna)|
|Pucket's Grocery (Nashville)|
|The High Watt (Nashville)|
|Just Love Coffee (Nashville)|
|3rd and Lindsley (Nashville)|
|Soulshine Pizza Factory (Nashville)|
|The Crying Wolf (Nashville)|
|Springwater Supper Club and Lounge (Nashville)|
|Commodore Grill (Nashville)|
|The 5 Spot (Nashville)|
|Belcourt Taps (Nashville)|
|The Family Wash (Nashville)|
|Corky's BBQ Brentwood (Brentwood)|
|Pucket's Grocery (Franklin)|
|Sheyegirl Coffee (Ashland City)|
|First District Coffee (Fairview)|
|Murfreesboro Moose Lodge #645 (Murfreesboro)|
|Courtyard Concerts at Nashville Public Library (Nashville)|
|The Cannery Ballroom and Mercy Lounge (Nashville)|
|Franklin Theatre (Franklin)|
|Gold Rush - Nashville (Nashville)|