Live Acoustic Music Near Sarasota, Florida

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 Sarasota 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 Sarasota 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in Sarasota. Local 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

August 19
Are you ready for some serious blues music that will make all your blues go away? Well, here it is! Randy Stephens and The Groove Makers will take you on a blues journey you won't soon forget! *This will be a live video shoot
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
August 20
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Are you ready for some serious blues music that will make all your blues go away? Well, here it is! Randy Stephens and The Groove Makers will take you on a blues journey you won't soon forget! *This will be a live video shoot
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
August 27
With a sonic palette that dips into Spanish rumba-style instrumentals, speakeasy-era Americana, and swingin' Hot Club jazz dosed in circus tent hues, New York-native Dean Johanesen has made his home in many parts of the United States.
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
September 2
Trey Wanvig is a 20-year-old blues rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter from Sarasota, Florida. Trey leads a powerful band of locally based professional musicians and performs regularly in front of sold-out crowds at local venues.
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
September 23
Maiden Cane is a 6 piece, powerhouse rock group specializing in recreating the high energy arena rock shows of the 70’s and 80’s. The music is real, the hair is real and the performance will take you back to an amazing time in music history!
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
September 24
The Habitat House Concerts (House Concert)
Bradenton, FL
September 24
Maiden Cane is a 6 piece, powerhouse rock group specializing in recreating the high energy arena rock shows of the 70’s and 80’s. The music is real, the hair is real and the performance will take you back to an amazing time in music history!
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
September 30
Singer/Songwriter/Guitar Instructor who has toured & recorded with Doc & Merle Watson and Smothers/Lawrence
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
October 7
The Divebombers play classic American music with a focus on top level guitar playing. The group blends many classic genres into a crowd pleasing and exciting performance
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
October 8
TCT Productions is a collective of musicians and artists in SWFL, dedicated to the spread of good music including Originals, Covers, & Tributes
Troll Music (Listening Room)
Venice, FL
October 8
The Habitat House Concerts (House Concert)
Bradenton, FL
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Sarasota, Florida

House Concerts

Listening Room of Palmer Ranch (Sarasota)
The Habitat House Concerts (Bradenton)
Wolf Howl Concerts (St Petersburg)

Listening Rooms

Craftsman House Gallery (St Petersburg)
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (Sarasota)
Hideaway Cafe (St Petersburg)
Troll Music (Venice)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Fellowship Church of Englewood (Rotonda West)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Blue Rooster (Sarasota)

Small Theaters

Cultural Center of Charlotte County (Port Charlotte)