Live Acoustic Music Near Seattle, Washington

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 Seattle area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Seattle 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Seattle. 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Jul 24, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 25, 2019
Playing at Sunset Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 25, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 26, 2019
Playing at Wayward Coffeehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jul 28, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 29, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 31, 2019
Playing at Triple Door (Small Theater)
Charming husband/wife duo incorporate humor, nostalgia and serious chops in their vintage inspired act.
Jul 31, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 31, 2019
Playing at Sunset Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 3, 2019
Playing at Coyle Concerts in the Woods (Listening Room)
No Depression magazine writes, “The joy in records like this is finding a true grass roots voice, something Silver Lake 66 has in spades . . . This is music for cold nights and warm whiskey.”
Aug 4, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 8, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 9, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Listening Room)
Aug 9, 2019
Playing at Tractor Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 10, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Listening Room)
Aug 11, 2019
Playing at Treehouse Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 11, 2019
Playing at Triple Door (Small Theater)
Aug 13, 2019
Playing at Triple Door (Small Theater)
Shawn is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music and is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40.
Aug 14, 2019
Playing at Triple Door (Small Theater)
Shawn is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music and is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40.
Aug 21, 2019
Playing at Nectar Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from early New Orleans jazz to Piedmont murder ballads. The result: whiskey-soaked, foot-stompin’ original songs that bring party music of departed eras to crowds both young and old
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Seattle, WA

House Concerts

Jazzvox (Seattle)
Leschi Houseconcert (Seattle)
The Beery House (Seattle)
Concerts At Our House (Seattle)
Olalla Community Club Concerts (Olalla)
Tall Timbers House Concert Series (Hoodsport)

Listening Rooms

Fremont Abbey Arts Center (Seattle)
The Auditorium at UHeights (Seattle)
Snapdragon (Vashon)
Coyle Concerts in the Woods (Coyle)
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater (Snohomish)
Northwind Arts Center (Port Townsend)
Rainshadow Recording (Port Townsend)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Olympia)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Blues Vespers @ Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Tacoma)
Cafe Zippy (Everett)

Folk Music Societies

Seattle Folklore Society (Seattle)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

C & P Coffee (Seattle)
Wayward Coffeehouse (Seattle)
Grumpy D's (Seattle)
Couth Buzzard (Seattle)
Treehouse Cafe (Bainbridge Island)
North City Bistro (Shoreline)
The Lyon’s Den (Bothell)
Vashon Brewing (Vashon)
The Black Dog Arts Cafe (Snoqualmie)
Kelly's Mercantile (Enumclaw)
The Cellar Door (Port Townsend)
Octapas Cafe (Olympia)
Traditions Cafe (Olympia)

Vineyards & Breweries

Northwest Cellars (Kirkland)
Lauren Ashton Cellars (Woodinville)
Pourhouse (Port Townsend)

Small Theaters

Triple Door (Seattle)
Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater (Seattle)
The Neptune Theatre (Seattle)
Ballard Homestead (Seattle)
Kenyon Hall (Seattle)

Bars & Nightclubs

Highway 99 Blues Club (Seattle)
The Crocodile (Seattle)
Barboza (Seattle)
Nectar Lounge (Seattle)
Columbia City Theater (Seattle)
Tractor Tavern (Seattle)
Sunset Tavern (Seattle)
Tim's Tavern (Seattle)
The Pig Bar (Olympia)