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 several house concerts being held in and around the Abingdon area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Local libraries host free concerts that are open to the general public.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Abingdon area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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 Abingdon, VA
|Creeper Trail House Concert (Damascus)|
|Quail Ridge House Concerts (Jonesborough)|
|Songs From the Wood House Concert (Deep Gap)|
|Bloom Cafe and Listening Room (Bristol)|
|The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room (Johnson City)|
|The Downhome (Johnson City)|
|The Jones House (Boone)|
|Joe Shannon's Mountain Home Music (Boone)|
|Muddy Creek Cafe Sparta (Sparta)|
|The Bone Fire Smokehouse & Musictorium (Abingdon)|
|Crooked Road General Store (Bristol)|
|The Boone Saloon (Boone)|
|Laconia Aleworks (Sparta)|
|Alleghany County Public Library (Sparta)|
|Barter Theatre (Abingdon)|
|Listening Room at The Lincoln Theater (Marion)|
|Bonnie Kate Theater (Elizabethton)|
|Wellmont Regional Performing Arts Center (Blountville)|