Live Acoustic Music Near Ann Arbor, Michigan

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 Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in Ann Arbor. 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

Jul 22, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 22, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 23, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 25, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 26, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at Otus Supply (Listening Room)
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at Over Yonder Concert House (House Concert)
"Their 'Blue Twangled Folk 'n' Roll' sound rides like a V8, firing on all cylinders!" ~ Gurf Morlix
Jul 27, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Jul 29, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Jul 30, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 2, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Aug 5, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 6, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lazer Lloyd blends Americana roots, folk rock and outlaw country blues with psychedelic spice for an unforgettable night of live music.
Aug 8, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Aug 9, 2019
Playing at 20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Aug 14, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 17, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 20, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 22, 2019
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Ann Arbor, MI

House Concerts

Caileigh House Concerts (Ann Arbor)
Teutone Music (Ann Arbor)
Canterbury House (Ann Arbor)
Sunset Sounds (Ann Arbor)
Garfield House Concerts (Northville)
Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)
Up Close Concerts at Art and Performance Center of West Toledo (Toledo)
Over Yonder Concert House (Toledo)
Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)

Listening Rooms

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)
Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)
Johnny's Speakeasy (Ann Arbor)
The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)
Ziggy's (Ypsilanti)
Acoustic Routes Concerts (Saline)
On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase (Chelsea)
Trinity House Theatre (Redford)
Otus Supply (Ferndale)
MusicTown Detroit (Detroit)
Live! From The Living Room (Orion Township)
20 Front Street (Lake Orion)
Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)
MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)
Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)
Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)
Brighton Coffeehouse & Theater (Brighton)
Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)
The Loving Touch (Ferndale)
The Village Idiot (Maumee)

Vineyards & Breweries

Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)
Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)

Libraries

Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)

Small Theaters

The Ark (Ann Arbor)

Bars & Nightclubs

Mash (Ann Arbor)
The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)