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 Napa area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Churches and non-profit community groups around Napa 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 and small theaters in and around the Napa 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 Napa, CA
|Wine Country Concerts Uncorked (Napa)|
|Windsor Acoustic Guitar Series (Santa Rosa)|
|Poplar Playhouse (Berkeley)|
|The Monkey House (Berkeley)|
|Wisteria Ways (Oakland)|
|SYLA Presents House Concerts (Oakland)|
|Bill Wagman's House Concerts (Davis)|
|Robin's Nest House Concerts (Davis)|
|KC Turner Presents (San Francisco)|
|Fog House Concerts (San Francisco)|
|Blue Note Napa (Napa)|
|Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)|
|The Backroom (Berkeley)|
|Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)|
|Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)|
|The Lost Church (San Francisco)|
|Bird and Beckett Books and Records (San Francisco)|
|Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)|
|First St. Cafe (Benicia)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)|
|Brew (Santa Rosa)|
|Caffe Chiave (Oakland)|
|Farley's Coffee (San Francisco)|
|Simple Pleasures Cafe (San Francisco)|
|McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)|
|The Palms Playhouse (Winters)|
|Freight and Salvage (Berkeley)|
|Art House Gallery and Cultural Center (Berkeley)|
|Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley)|
|Slim's and The Great American Music Hall (San Francisco)|
|Hotel Utah (San Francisco)|
|Neck of the Woods (San Francisco)|
|The Chapel (San Francisco)|