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 Sarasota 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Sarasota. Restaurants and cafes around town 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 Sarasota, FL
|Listening Room of Palmer Ranch (Sarasota)|
|The Habitat House Concerts (Bradenton)|
|Wolf Howl Concerts (St Petersburg)|
|Our Kind of Folk House Concert Series (Seminole)|
|Wiley House Concerts (Largo)|
|LunaZoot House Concerts (Tampa)|
|Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (Sarasota)|
|Common Grounds Meeting Hall (North Port)|
|Hideaway Cafe (St Petersburg)|
|Craftsman House Gallery (St Petersburg)|
|The Attic (Tampa)|
|Safety Harbor Art and Music Center (Safety Harbor)|
|The Blue Rooster (Sarasota)|
|The Ale and the Witch (St Petersburg)|
|The Independent Bar And Cafe (Tampa)|
|Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe (Tampa)|
|Dunedin Brewery (Dunedin)|
|Cultural Center of Charlotte County (Port Charlotte)|
|The Ritz Ybor (Tampa)|
|Capitol Theatre (Clearwater)|