If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.
Churches and non-profit community groups around Waukegan host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Waukegan area. 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.