Live Acoustic Music Near San Francisco, California

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the San Francisco area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at some cafes and restaurants in the area. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Featured Shows

May 5, 2018
Billy Kemp (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Cafe/Restaurant)
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Other Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Apr 26, 2018
Crystal Bowersox
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
Apr 26, 2018
Melissa Polinar
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Chapel
(Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 27, 2018
Nick Waterhouse
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Chapel
(Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 27, 2018
Sera Cahoone
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
Apr 28, 2018
The Quitters
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting
(House Concert)
Apr 29, 2018
Mark Erelli
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Fog House Concerts
(House Concert)
May 3, 2018
John Paul White
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Slim's and The Great American Music Hall
(Small Theater)
May 5, 2018
Sara and Kenny
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cellar Door
(Cafe/Restaurant)
May 5, 2018
Steve Eulberg
(Unknown)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
May 5, 2018
Rita Hosking
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Backroom
(Listening Room)
May 6, 2018
Rod Picott
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Poplar Playhouse
(House Concert)
May 9, 2018
Bruce Molsky
(Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
May 10, 2018
Madeleine Peyroux
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
May 11, 2018
Madeleine Peyroux
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
May 12, 2018
David Luning
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Sweetwater Music Hall
(Listening Room)
May 17, 2018
Ernie Halter
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Neck of the Woods
(Bar/Nightclub)
May 17, 2018
Jay Farrar
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Chapel
(Bar/Nightclub)
May 18, 2018
Sean Watkins
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Freight and Salvage
(Small Theater)
May 19, 2018
Sean Hayes
(Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Terrapin Crossroads
(Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around San Francisco, CA

House Concerts

Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)
KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)
Wisteria Ways (Oakland)
Cozy Concerts (Berkeley)
The Monkey House (Berkeley)
Poplar Playhouse (Berkeley)
Acoustic Tune-Ups at Joe's Garage (San Mateo)
Dala's Nest House Concerts (Menlo Park)
Magnolia House Concert Series (Marin)
Brask House Concerts at Mission Coffee Roasting (Fremont)
SIlicon Valley House Concerts (Mountain View)
Every Blue Moon Concerts (Inverness)
Vineyard View House Concerts (Livermore)

Listening Rooms

The Lost Church (San Francisco)
Doc's Lab (San Francisco)
The Backroom (Berkeley)
Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)
Club Fox (Redwood City)
City Winery (Napa)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)

Cafes & Restaurants

Maso Lounge (San Francisco)
Albany Taproom (Albany)
Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)
Cellar Door (Pleasanton)

Small Theaters

Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)
Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)
McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Chapel (San Francisco)
Hotel Utah (San Francisco)
Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)