Live Acoustic Music Near Washington, DC

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Washington area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local vineyards, wineries and breweries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jun 21, 2018
The David Mayfield Parade (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 24, 2018
Planes On Paper (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jun 26, 2018
Asleep at the Wheel (Country)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 29, 2018
Lori McKenna (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 30, 2018
Jacob Johnson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Crib Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 30, 2018
Violet Bell (Unknown)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 30, 2018
Ilyaimy (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jun 30, 2018
The Howlin' Brothers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 9, 2018
Aoife O'Donovan (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jul 12, 2018
Christian Lopez (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jul 14, 2018
Sara Beth Go (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Music on the Heights House Concert (House Concert)
Jul 14, 2018
Sara Beth Go (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (House Concert)
Jul 14, 2018
Amy Andrews (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jul 15, 2018
Doug Alan Wilcox (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jul 18, 2018
Jesse Terry (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Jul 18, 2018
Jesse Dee (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jul 20, 2018
The Nighthawks (Blues)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jul 21, 2018
5j Barrow (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 21, 2018
Matt Bednarsky (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Jul 22, 2018
Zoe Mulford (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (House Concert)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Washington, DC

House Concerts

Red Panda House (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Counts Wainwright House Concert Series (Hyattville)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Celtic House Concerts at Swift Run (Fairfax Station)
The Crib Concerts (Herndon)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Music on the Heights House Concert (Broadlands)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Live Sounds (Annapolis)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Macum Creek Concerts (Kent Island)

Listening Rooms

Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Robert Harper Books (Riverdale Park)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
The Living Stage at the Hotel RL (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Concerts at Cedar Lane (Bethesda)
Inwood Coffeehouse (Wheaton)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Christ Church Durham (Nanjemoy)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)

Cafes & Restaurants

Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Tryst (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
IOTA Club and Cafe (Arlington)
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (Alexandria)
Fireflies Restaurant (Alexandria)
219 Basin Street (Alexandria)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

Vineyards & Breweries

Lost Rhino (Ashburn)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)

Small Theaters

The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Old Town Theater (Alexandria)
The Alden Theater (McLean)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)
1919 (Baltimore)
Joe Squared (Baltimore)