Live Acoustic Music Near Sacramento, California

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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento. 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Dec 11, 2020
Playing at McNear's Mystic Theatre (Small Theater)
Jan 17, 2021
Playing at Freight and Salvage (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2021
Playing at McNear's Mystic Theatre (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Sacramento, CA

House Concerts

Bootleg Music (Sacramento)
Bill Wagman's House Concerts (Davis)
Raven Rocks House Concert (Nevada City)
Like Hearted House Concerts (Walnut Creek)
The Monkey House (Berkeley)
SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)
Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights (Oakland)
Decka 9 House Concerts (Windsor)
Inside Lands (Sebastopol)

Listening Rooms

The Side Door (Sacramento)
Watermelon Music (Davis)
The Back Room (Berkeley)
The Backroom (Berkeley)
Yoshi's (Oakland)
Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
Moon & Sixpence Music and Art House (Modesto)
Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)
Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Music on the Divide (Georgetown)
Devil's Mountain Coffee House (Walnut Creek)
Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Pour Choice (Auburn)
Caffe Chiave (Oakland)
Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)
Redwood Cafe (Cotati)
Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol (Sebastopol)

Vineyards & Breweries

JaM Cellars (Napa)
Lagunitas Taproom (Petaluma)
The Bistro (Hayward)

Small Theaters

Crest Theatre (Sacramento)
Harlows (Sacramento)
B Street Theater at The Sofia (Sacramento)
The Palms Playhouse (Winters)
Sutter Creek Theatre (Sutter Creek)
Sebastiani Theatre (Sonoma)
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (Livermore)
Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)
McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)
Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)

Bars & Nightclubs

Ivy Room (Albany)