Live Acoustic Music Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia. 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

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Jan 26, 2020
Playing at The Threepenny Opry House Concert Series (House Concert)
Musical Portraits and Cinematography of the Soul. "It may be the most powerful body of work to emerge from Pittsburgh since time began."--Ed Masley, PITTSBURGH PRESS
Jan 23, 2020
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at Godfrey Daniels (Listening Room)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Funky Folk
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Godfrey Daniels (Listening Room)
For fans of: Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac
Jan 29, 2020
Playing at Union Transfer (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Godfrey Daniels (Listening Room)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at The Living Room at 35 East (Listening Room)
CHRISTINE HAVRILLA & Gypsy Fuzz:
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Godfrey Daniels (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Old Stone Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 5, 2020
Playing at Boot and Saddle (Listening Room)
Feb 5, 2020
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 5, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Keswick Theatre (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at 1867 Sanctuary (Listening Room)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at New Hope Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at Burlap and Bean Coffee (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at MilkBoy (Listening Room)
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Philadelphia, PA

House Concerts

Concerts at the Beach House (Lansdowne)
Jen and Dave's House Concert (Moorestown)
Musical Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova)
Jackyard House Concerts (West Chester)
The Threepenny Opry House Concert Series (Mont Clare)
Krobath Concert Series (Hatfield)
West Chester House Concerts (West Chester)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)
Camp Marshall House Concerts (Robbinsville Township)
Hobbit Hill House Concerts (Ottsville)
Graffiti Dog Concert Series (Galloway)

Listening Rooms

MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
City Winery (Philadelphia)
Underground Arts (Philadelphia)
Boot and Saddle (Philadelphia)
Connie's Ric Rac (Philadelphia)
Jamey's House of Music (Lansdowne)
Lansdowne Folk Club (Lansdowne)
Grape Room (Philadelphia)
The Locks at Sona (Philadelphia)
The Living Room at 35 East (Ardmore)
1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
The Kennett Flash (Kennett Square)
The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Lambertville)
Roadhouse Concerts (Glenmoore)
More Barn Studios (Stockton)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
Concerts at Landhaven Bed and Breakfast (Barto)
Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem)
ArtsQuest (Bethlehem)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Our Community Cup Coffeehouse (Springfield)
Trinity Spotlight Concert Series (Berwyn)
Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse (Perkasie)
Old Stone Coffeehouse (Baptistown)
North Elk Coffee House (North East)

Folk Music Societies

Philadelphia Folksong Society (Philadelphia)
Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Twisted Tail (Philadelphia)
Bourbon & Branch (Philadelphia)
Hugo's Frog Bar and Chop House (Philadelphia)
The Mermaid Inn (Philadelphia)
Seven Stones Cafe (Media)
Burlap and Bean Coffee (Newtown Square)
Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville)
Ron's Original Bar and Grille (Exton)
John and Peter's (New Hope)
Bridge Inn (Oley)
The Shanty on 19th (Allentown)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rusty Rail Brewing Company (Mifflinburg)
Sharrott Winery (Hammonton)
White Horse Winery (Hammonton)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)
Kennett Brewing Company (Kennett Square)
Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
Working Dog Winery (East Windsor)
Beneduce Vineyards (Pittstown)
Black River Farms (Bethlehem)

Small Theaters

World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)
Keswick Theatre (Glenside)
The Grand Opera House - Copeland Hall (Wilmington)
Sellersville Theater (Sellersville)

Outdoor Music Series

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts (Bryn Mawr)

Bars & Nightclubs

Union Transfer (Philadelphia)
Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore)
Old State Tavern (Media)
118 North (Wayne)