Live Acoustic Music Near Ann Arbor, Michigan

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 Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Ann Arbor. 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

Oct 15, 2019
Playing at The Michigan Theatre (Concert Hall)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Pump House Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Mash (Bar/Nightclub)
Vial hopes the music will inspire us to do more for those in need. After one listen to his music, the world will be definitely bigger, and brighter.
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Trinity House Theatre (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Manchester Underground (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at MAMA's Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Award-winning, Detroit-based, Americana/Bluegrass group featuring the talents of Aaron Markovitz and Emily Burns.
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
For fans of: Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Village Idiot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Nate Currin is an award-winning musician who has released 4 full length studio albums, and won countless awards, including "Songwriter of the Year" at the 2014 and 2016 International Music Awards.
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Green Wood Coffee House Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Trinity House Theatre (Listening Room)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Oct 28, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Ann Arbor, MI

House Concerts

Caileigh House Concerts (Ann Arbor)
Teutone Music (Ann Arbor)
Canterbury House (Ann Arbor)
Sunset Sounds (Ann Arbor)
Garfield House Concerts (Northville)
Manchester Underground (Manchester)
Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)
Over Yonder Concert House (Toledo)
Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)

Listening Rooms

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)
Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)
Johnny's Speakeasy (Ann Arbor)
The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)
Ziggy's (Ypsilanti)
Acoustic Routes Concerts (Saline)
On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase (Chelsea)
Trinity House Theatre (Redford)
Otus Supply (Ferndale)
MusicTown Detroit (Detroit)
Live! From The Living Room (Orion Township)
20 Front Street (Lake Orion)
Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)
MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)
Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)
Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)
Brighton Coffeehouse & Theater (Brighton)
Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)
The Loving Touch (Ferndale)
Cadieux Cafe (Detroit)
The Village Idiot (Maumee)

Vineyards & Breweries

Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)
Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)
Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)

Libraries

Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)

Small Theaters

The Ark (Ann Arbor)

Bars & Nightclubs

Mash (Ann Arbor)
The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)