Live Acoustic Music Near San Diego, 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 house concerts being held in and around the San Diego area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Local libraries host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in listening rooms in San Diego. 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

October 1
From China to Iceland, and all over the U.S., Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass.
Queen Bee's Arts and Cultural Center (Listening Room)
San Diego, CA
October 4
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 7
Soda Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 8
The Magnolia (Concert Hall)
El Cajon, CA
October 8
Escondido Public Library (Library)
Escondido, CA
October 9
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 15
Casa Tortooga House Concerts (House Concert)
Bonita, CA
October 19
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
October 26
Soda Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 27
Humphreys Backstage Live (Listening Room)
San Diego, CA
October 28
Humphreys Backstage Live (Listening Room)
San Diego, CA
October 30
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 2
Soda Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
November 2
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 3
Music Box (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
November 11
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 13
Soda Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
November 15
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 16
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 30
Balboa Theatre (Concert Hall)
San Diego, CA
December 1
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
December 15
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
December 27
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around San Diego, California

House Concerts

Casa Tortooga House Concerts (Bonita)

Listening Rooms

Humphreys Backstage Live (San Diego)
Queen Bee's Arts and Cultural Center (San Diego)
The Loft at UC San Diego (San Diego)

Vineyards & Breweries

Old Julian Vineyards and Winery (Ramona)
Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery (Ramona)
Smoking Cannon Brewery (Ramona)
Vineyard Grant James (Ramona)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Five Suits Brewing (Vista)
Grand Ole BBQ Flinn Springs (El Cajon)
La Mesa Wine Works (La Mesa)
Sycamore Den (San Diego)
The Tipsy Crow (San Diego)

Libraries

Escondido Public Library (Escondido)

Bars & Nightclubs

Belly Up Tavern (Solana Beach)
Casbah (San Diego)
Music Box (San Diego)
Soda Bar (San Diego)
The Cooler (Julian)