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 Rockford area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Rockford 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 Rockford.
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 Rockford, IL
|Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)|
|Magic Mansion (Oconomowoc)|
|Cafe Carpe (Fort Atkinson)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)|
|Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)|
|The Bur Oak (Madison)|
|Uptown Grill's Playlist Theater (Lasalle)|
|Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)|
|The Princeton Coffeehouse (Princeton)|
|St Tim's Coffeehouse (Skokie)|
|Brix Cider House (Mount Horeb)|
|Stoughton Opera House (Stoughton)|
|Majestic Theatre (Madison)|
|Barrymore Theatre (Madison)|
|FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)|