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 several house concerts being held in and around the Santa Cruz area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Santa Cruz area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Santa Cruz, CA
|Dala's Nest House Concerts (Menlo Park)|
|Harker's Back Forty House Concerts (San Mateo)|
|Lille Aeske (Boulder Creek)|
|San Gregorio General Store (San Gregorio)|
|The Bistro (Hayward)|
|Felton Music Hall (Felton)|