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

September 28
Music Box (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 5
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
October 14
Humphreys Backstage Live (Listening Room)
San Diego, CA
October 16
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
October 19
Willi Carlisle is an award-winning folksinger, writer, and theater-artist from Northwest Arkansas
Soda Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
October 20
La Mesa Wine Works (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
La Mesa, CA
October 22
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, CA
November 4
Grand Ole BBQ Flinn Springs (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
El Cajon, CA
November 8
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 11
Belly Up Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Solana Beach, CA
November 13
Humphreys Backstage Live (Listening Room)
San Diego, CA
December 13
Casbah (Bar/Nightclub)
San Diego, 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)
Verbatim Books (San Diego)

Vineyards & Breweries

Mia Marie Vineyards (Escondido)
Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery (Ramona)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Grand Ole BBQ Flinn Springs (El Cajon)
La Mesa Wine Works (La Mesa)
Tio Leo's (San Diego)


Escondido Public Library (Escondido)

Outdoor Music Series

Lavender and Olive Wedding and Event Center (Ramona)

Bars & Nightclubs

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