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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia, PA
|Musical Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova)|
|Jackyard House Concerts (West Chester)|
|Krobath Concert Series (Hatfield)|
|West Chester House Concerts (West Chester)|
|City Winery (Philadelphia)|
|Underground Arts (Philadelphia)|
|Lansdowne Folk Club (Lansdowne)|
|The Locks at Sona (Philadelphia)|
|The Living Room at 35 East (Ardmore)|
|Randy's Man Cave (Bordentown)|
|1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)|
|The Kennett Flash (Kennett Square)|
|Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem)|
|Friends Folk Club (Oxford)|
|Philadelphia Folksong Society (Philadelphia)|
|Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)|
|New Avenue Cafe (Havertown)|
|Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville)|
|Sharrott Winery (Hammonton)|
|New Hope Winery (New Hope)|
|Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)|
|Black River Farms (Bethlehem)|
|World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)|
|Keswick Theatre (Glenside)|
|Arden Gild Hall (Wilmington)|
|The Colonial Theatre (Phoenixville)|
|The Grand Opera House - Copeland Hall (Wilmington)|
|Sellersville Theater (Sellersville)|
|Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts (Bryn Mawr)|
|Union Transfer (Philadelphia)|
|Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore)|
|118 North (Wayne)|