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 house concerts being held in and around the Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh. 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 Raleigh, NC
|Big Porch House Concerts (Durham)|
|The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)|
|The Pinhook (Durham)|
|Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)|
|Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)|
|Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)|
|Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)|
|Flying Saucer (Raleigh)|
|Wine On Main (Clayton)|
|The Blue Note Grill (Durham)|
|Imbibe (Chapel Hill)|
|Pittsboro Roadhouse (Pittsboro)|
|Daniels Auditorium, NC Museum of History (Raleigh)|
|Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)|
|PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)|
|The Cary Theater (Cary)|
|The Clayton Center (Clayton)|
|Carolina Theatre (Durham)|
|Temple Theater (Sanford)|
|Motorco Music Hall (Durham)|
|Local 506 (Chapel Hill)|
|Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)|
|2nd Wind (Carrboro)|
|The Kraken (Chapel Hill)|
|Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)|