Live Acoustic Music Near Alexandria, Virginia

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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria. 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

Featured

Apr 11, 2020
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Recalling Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, and Cat Stevens, Joe's music is rooted in classic folk: honest and raw.
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 4, 2020
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 6, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Listening Room)
Apr 9, 2020
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at New Spire Arts (Listening Room)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 13, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 16, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Awkward Pause House Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 20, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 21, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 22, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 23, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Apr 30, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
May 2, 2020
Playing at Concerts at the Sevareid House (House Concert)
Americana songwriter/entertainer, Marc Douglas Berardo captivates with his songs and his humor from beginning to end. Audiences laugh one minute, cry the next and they always leave wanting more.
May 3, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
May 5, 2020
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Alexandria, VA

House Concerts

Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Bonnie Branch House Concerts (Ellicott City)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)

Listening Rooms

Union Stage (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
1st Stage Theatre (McLean)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
New Spire Arts (Frederick)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Curitiba Art Cafe (Fredericksburg)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Blue Valley Vineyard (Delaplane)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)

Small Theaters

The Birchmere (Alexandria)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Hamilton (Washington)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Gloria's Center for the Arts (Warrenton)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)

Outdoor Music Series

1st Sunday Arts Festival (Annapolis)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)