Live Acoustic Music Near Arlington Heights, Illinois

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 Arlington Heights 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 Arlington Heights 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 and small theaters in and around the Arlington Heights 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Hey Nonny (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Lisle Public Library (Library)
Dennis Warner Career Highlights: * 10 CD's Released * Featured In Concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts * Author of Beads on One String (Sixth Printing) * Kerrville Folk Festival (Three-Time New Folk Finalist) * Radio, TV and Mor
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Windy City House Concerts (House Concert)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Thalia Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Route 1 House Concerts (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at The Hideout (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 1, 2019
Playing at Thalia Hall (Small Theater)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at SPACE (Listening Room)
Nov 7, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Listening Room)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Two Way Street Coffee House (House Concert)
Nov 9, 2019
Playing at Tonic Room (Bar/Nightclub)
Nov 10, 2019
Playing at Lisle Public Library (Library)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Arlington Heights, IL

House Concerts

Black Dog House Concerts (Chicago)
Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)
Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)

Listening Rooms

Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)
SPACE (Evanston)
Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Chicago)
Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)
Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)
Subterranean (Chicago)
Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)
City Winery (Chicago)
Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)
The House Cafe (Dekalb)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)
Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)
Off Square Music (Woodstock)
Route 1 House Concerts (Park Forest)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Beat Kitchen (Chicago)
The Coffee House at Chestnet and Pine (Burlington)

Libraries

Lisle Public Library (Lisle)

Small Theaters

Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)
Thalia Hall (Chicago)
Beatniks on Conkey (Hammond)

Bars & Nightclubs

Wire (Berwyn)
FitzGerald's Nightclub (Chicago)
Schubas Tavern (Chicago)
The Elbo Room (Chicago)
The Hideout (Chicago)
Tonic Room (Chicago)
The Store (Chicago)