Live Acoustic Music Near Rockville, Maryland

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 many house concerts being held in and around the Rockville area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Rockville 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 and around the Rockville area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Jun 1, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 3, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 8, 2020
Playing at Teavolve (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 12, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 13, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 13, 2020
Playing at Music on the Heights (House Concert)
Jun 16, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 19, 2020
Playing at Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
Jun 19, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 19, 2020
Playing at Black Ankle Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 27, 2020
Playing at Garys House Concert Series (House Concert)
Jun 28, 2020
Playing at Focus Music (Folk Music Society)
Jul 19, 2020
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Influences: Gordon Lightfoot, Woody Guthrie, Chet Atkins, Kenny Rankin, Acoustic Alchemy, Lindsay Buckingham, Joni Mitchell. Sounds like: Nobody has been quite able to narrow it down, but he does the best Wayne Willingham on the planet.
Jul 25, 2020
Playing at Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
Aug 14, 2020
Playing at The Mansion on O (Listening Room)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
Aug 15, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Rockville, MD

House Concerts

Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Bonnie Branch House Concerts (Ellicott City)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)

Listening Rooms

Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
1st Stage Theatre (McLean)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
City Winery (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
New Spire Arts (Frederick)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
First Friday Coffeehouse (Shepherdstown)

Folk Music Societies

World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Focus Music (Alexandria)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Black Cat (Washington)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Blue Valley Vineyard (Delaplane)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)

Small Theaters

Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Gloria's Center for the Arts (Warrenton)

Outdoor Music Series

1st Sunday Arts Festival (Annapolis)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)