Live Acoustic Music Near Annapolis, Maryland

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 Annapolis area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Annapolis host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Annapolis. 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

Jun 16, 2019
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at Singer's Glen House Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 16, 2019
Playing at World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Folk Music Society)
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at 49 West Coffeehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at Susies House Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 17, 2019
Playing at Itzall Goode Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Karyn Oliver is part Joan Osborne, a touch of Janis Joplin and a bit of Emmylou Harris – her seductive voice effortlessly oscillates from bluesy soul to country and back. Oliver's new album, "A List Of Names", is currently charting on both Folk (#8
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Jun 20, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 21, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Focus Music (Folk Music Society)
Jun 22, 2019
Playing at Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Cafe Montmartre (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Jun 23, 2019
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Jun 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 26, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Jun 28, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jun 29, 2019
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Annapolis, MD

House Concerts

Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)

Listening Rooms

The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
The Soundry (Columbia)
The Stoltz Listening Room (Easton)
City Winery - Washington (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Jammin Java (Vienna)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Darlington)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Seasons & Sessions (Washington)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Filling Station (Sparks)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Third Base Pizza & Frozen Custard (Occoquan)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hereford Farm Market (Parkton)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Linganore Winecellars (Mount Airy)

Small Theaters

Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Avalon Theatre (Easton)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)

Bars & Nightclubs

Joe Squared (Baltimore)
Villain and Saint (Bethesda)
JV's Live Music Room (Falls Church)