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

Feb 24, 2018
Rachael Yamagata (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Feb 27, 2018
Robbie Fulks (Country)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2018
Aaron Lee Tasjan (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2018
Hayley Fahey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Outta the Way Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Mar 3, 2018
Nora Jane Struthers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 4, 2018
Hayley Fahey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at MilkBoy ArtHouse (Cafe/Restaurant)
Mar 5, 2018
Tab Benoit (Blues)
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Mar 6, 2018
Matthew Clark (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 7, 2018
Matthew Clark (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 8, 2018
Peter Mulvey (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Coffeehouse)

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

House Concerts

David Squire House Concerts (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Counts Wainwright House Concert Series (Hyattville)
Woodside Park House Concerts (Silver Spring)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Melody House Concerts (Beltsville)
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)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Susies Songwriter Series (Gambrills)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Music on the Heights House Concert (Broadlands)
Live Sounds (Annapolis)
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)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Concerts at Cedar Lane (Bethesda)
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)
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)
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)