Live Acoustic Music Near Rutherfordton, North Carolina

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 Rutherfordton 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 Rutherfordton 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Rutherfordton area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

December 5
The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
Black Mountain, NC
December 7
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
December 7
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
December 9
Salvage Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Asheville, NC
December 11
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
December 11
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
December 12
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
December 16
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
December 16
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
December 16
Don Gibson Theatre (Small Theater)
Shelby, NC
December 16
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Spindale, NC
December 17
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Spindale, NC
December 22
The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
Greer, SC
December 23
The Spinning Jenny (Listening Room)
Greer, SC
December 29
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
December 30
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City,
Salvage Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Asheville, NC
January 7
End Of The Line” is a tribute to The Allman Brothers Band. Comprised of 6 members from varying musical backgrounds, they provide a comprehensive and authentic musical experience, faithful to the original spirit of The Allman Brothers Band.
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
January 21
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
January 26
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
February 3
Dana Cooper has logged millions of miles as a renowned songwriter and story teller. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories & lyrics.
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Asheville, NC
February 8
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
February 25
The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Asheville, NC
March 1
The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Asheville, NC
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Rutherfordton, North Carolina

House Concerts

Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)

Listening Rooms

Asheville Guitar Bar (Asheville)
Chatt Hills Music - Asheville (Asheville)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
The Hut (Rutherfordton)
The Spinning Jenny (Greer)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Trinity Presbyterian Church (Hendersonville)

Vineyards & Breweries

Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Tryon)
Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)
Cork and Keg (Asheville)
Highland Brewing Company (Asheville)
Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
The Social Asheville (Asheville)
The Strip Club 104 Steakhouse (TSC 104) (Greer)
The Twisted Pear (Forest City)

Small Theaters

Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Don Gibson Theatre (Shelby)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Tryon Fine Arts Center (Tryon)

Outdoor Music Series

City Drive-In (Spruce Pine)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)