Live Acoustic Music Near Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around Santa Monica 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 and small theaters in and around the Santa Monica 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Santa Monica, CA

House Concerts

Cool House Concerts (Los Angeles)
Seth and Tonys House Concerts (Eagle Rock)
Russ and Julie's House Concerts (Oak Park)
Full Moon Saturdays at Stonywood (Pasadena)
Gelencser House Concerts (Claremont)
Hound Dog House Concert (Santa Barbara)

Listening Rooms

McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)
Boulevard Music (Culver City)
Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles)
Kulak's Woodshed (North Hollywood)
Wine & Song Concert Series (South Pasadena)
Grand Annex (San Pedro)
The Coffee Gallery Backstage (Altadena)
The Living Tradition (Anaheim)
Ojai Underground Exchange (Ojai)
Soho Restaurant and Music Club (Santa Barbara)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Camarillo Cafe Concert Series (Camarillo)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Matt Denny's Ale House (Arcadia)

Small Theaters

Bootleg Theater (Los Angeles)
Irvine Barclay Theatre (Irvine)
The Coach House (San Juan Capistrano)
Lobero Theatre (Santa Barbara)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mint (Los Angeles)
The Troubadour (West Hollywood)
Bar Lubitsch (West Hollywood)
Arcadia Blues Club (Arcadia)