Live Acoustic Music Near Asheville, North Carolina

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 Asheville 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 Asheville 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 Asheville. 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

Dec 12, 2019
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The DFR Room (Listening Room)
If Doc Watson, Paul Simon and John Prine had a lineage, you would find it in the bloodstream of Nicholas Edward Williams, blending American folk with country blues fingerpicking, soulful vocals, bucolic lyrics, harmonica, whistling and a stomp box.
Dec 14, 2019
Playing at Honeyfolk House Concert (House Concert)
Dec 15, 2019
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Dec 19, 2019
Playing at The Altamont Theatre (Listening Room)
Dec 20, 2019
Playing at Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 21, 2019
Playing at The Strand (Listening Room)
Dec 21, 2019
Playing at The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 22, 2019
Playing at Diana Wortham Theatre (Small Theater)
Dec 26, 2019
Playing at The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jan 14, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 16, 2020
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Jan 19, 2020
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Jan 21, 2020
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Jan 22, 2020
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at The Purple Onion (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Ambrose West (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Asheville, NC

House Concerts

Streamside Music (Arden)
Roadmaster Stage (Black Mountain)
Music Mania Concerts (Mills River)
The Opulent 'Possum House Concert Series (Canton)
Honeyfolk House Concert (Mars Hill)
Quail Ridge House Concerts (Jonesborough)
The Roost House Concerts (Morganton)

Listening Rooms

The Altamont Theatre (Asheville)
The Millroom at Asheville Brewing Company (Asheville)
Sly Grog Lounge (Asheville)
The Grey Eagle (Asheville)
Ambrose West (Asheville)
The Mothlight (Asheville)
The Strand (Waynesville)
185 King Street (Brevard)
The DFR Room (Brevard)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
Grand Old Lady Hotel (Sylva)
The Spinning Jenny (Greer)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acoustic Journeys (Asheville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
Odd's Cafe (Asheville)
Highland Brewing Company (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)
City Lights Cafe (Sylva)
Frank's Coffee and Music Hall (Inman)
Mica's Restaurant and Pub (Sapphire)
Upcountry Provisions (Travelers Rest)
The Strip Club 104 Steakhouse (TSC 104) (Greer)
Grind Cafe (Morganton)

Vineyards & Breweries

French Broad River Brewery (Asheville)
Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
Mad Co Brewing (Marshall)
St. Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
Sanctuary Brewing (Hendersonville)
Frog Level Brewing Co (Waynesville)
Boojum Brewing Company (Waynesville)
South Creek Winery (Nebo)
Innovation Station (Dillsboro)
Brown Mountain Bottleworks (Morganton)

Small Theaters

Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Parkway Playhouse (Burnsville)

Outdoor Music Series

Brevard Music Center (Brevard)
Pickens Amphitheater (Pickens)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)
Mad Anthony's (Waynesville)