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.

Several 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

Jul 9, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone i
Jul 10, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Fiddler & Folksinger Emerald Rae commands a variety of folk styles, pairing ornamented vocals with groovy percussive fiddle.
Jul 11, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 11, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 18, 2020
Playing at South Creek Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jul 26, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
“not only a huge reservoir of musical talent and voice w bell-like clarity, but a keen sense of global concern & a fierce intellect... might seem too good to be true, but true it is”-Acoustic Live
Jul 30, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 30, 2020
Playing at Ambrose West (Listening Room)
Aug 1, 2020
Playing at 185 King Street (Listening Room)
Aug 7, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 9, 2020
Playing at Music Mania Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 9, 2020
Playing at Flat Rock Playhouse (Small Theater)
Aug 16, 2020
Playing at Ambrose West (Listening Room)
Aug 16, 2020
Playing at Haywood Country Club (Listening Room)
Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have been recorded by other performing artists. Originally fro
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at The Orange Peel (Concert Hall)
Aug 21, 2020
Playing at The White Horse at Black Mountain (Bar/Nightclub)
Compass Records recording artist. Formerly on Windham Hill. Began career at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. Songs covered by Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel, Joan Baez, Dion
Aug 22, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 28, 2020
Playing at Ambrose West (Listening Room)
Aug 30, 2020
Playing at Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center (Listening Room)
Sep 10, 2020
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 12, 2020
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2020
Playing at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 1, 2020
Playing at The Grey Eagle (Listening Room)
Oct 2, 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)
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)
Haywood Country Club (Asheville)
The Mothlight (Asheville)
Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center (Mars Hill)
The Strand (Waynesville)
185 King Street (Brevard)
The DFR Room (Brevard)
Micaville Music (Burnsville)
The Spinning Jenny (Greer)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Acoustic Journeys (Asheville)
Trinity Presbyterian Church (Hendersonville)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Jack of the Wood (Asheville)
Salvage Station (Asheville)
Odd's Cafe (Asheville)
The Joint Next Door (Fairview)
The Purple Onion (Saluda)
Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria (Spindale)
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)
Mountain Brook Vineyards (Tryon)
South Creek Winery (Nebo)
Brown Mountain Bottleworks (Morganton)

Small Theaters

Diana Wortham Theatre (Asheville)
Asheville Music Hall (Asheville)
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall (Asheville)
Flat Rock Playhouse (Flat Rock)

Outdoor Music Series

Brevard Music Center (Brevard)

Bars & Nightclubs

The White Horse at Black Mountain (Black Mountain)