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 Olympia 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 Olympia 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 Olympia 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 Olympia, WA
|Music Up Close Tumwater House Concerts (Tumwater)|
|Cosmic Turtle Farm House Concert (Tenino)|
|Tall Timbers House Concert Series (Hoodsport)|
|Olalla Community Club Concerts (Olalla)|
|Leschi Houseconcert (Seattle)|
|The Beery House (Seattle)|
|Concerts At Our House (Seattle)|
|The Living Stage at Hotel RL Olympia (Olympia)|
|McMenamin's Spanish Ballroom (Tacoma)|
|Willapa Hills Farm (Chehalis)|
|Coyle Concerts in the Woods (Coyle)|
|Blues Vespers @ Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Tacoma)|
|Traditions Cafe (Olympia)|
|Octapas Cafe (Olympia)|
|Vashon Brewing (Vashon)|
|Treehouse Cafe (Bainbridge Island)|
|C & P Coffee (Seattle)|
|Kelly's Mercantile (Enumclaw)|
|Kenyon Hall (Seattle)|
|Triple Door (Seattle)|
|Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater (Seattle)|
|Mostly Music in the Park (Mercer Island)|
|The Pig Bar (Olympia)|
|Columbia City Theater (Seattle)|
|Highway 99 Blues Club (Seattle)|
|The Crocodile (Seattle)|
|Nectar Lounge (Seattle)|
|Tractor Tavern (Seattle)|
|Sunset Tavern (Seattle)|