Live Acoustic Music Near Austin, Texas

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 Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin. 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 10, 2019
Playing at Continental Club Austin (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 11, 2019
Playing at Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Dec 11, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 12, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at Gruene Hall (Listening Room)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 13, 2019
Playing at The Townsend (Listening Room)
Dec 14, 2019
Playing at Cactus Cafe (College/University)
Dec 14, 2019
Playing at NeWorlDeli (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 15, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 15, 2019
Playing at NeWorlDeli (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 16, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 16, 2019
Playing at Poodie's Hilltop Roadhouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 17, 2019
Playing at Continental Club Austin (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 17, 2019
Playing at Gruene Hall (Listening Room)
Dec 18, 2019
Playing at Continental Club Austin (Bar/Nightclub)
Dec 18, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Dec 19, 2019
Playing at Freiheit Country Store (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Dec 21, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
Smart. Dark. Americana. Folk. Poetic lyrics flourish with textured melodies and harmonies, revealing an intimate look at the human condition and one’s search for meaning.
Dec 22, 2019
Playing at Saxon Pub (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Austin, TX

House Concerts

Chisholm Trail House Concerts (Austin)
Catfish Concerts (Austin)
Rawhide Trail Concerts (Austin)
Arhaven House Concerts (Cedar Creek)
Sycamore Creek House Concerts (Dripping Springs)
Vintage Oak House Concerts (Driftwood)
House Concerts in the Arbors (Elgin)
Dripping Springs City Limits House Concerts (Wimberley)
Concerts at the River House (Spicewood)
Los Encinos House Concerts (Wimberley)
Alum Creek House Concerts (Smithville)
Stallion Springs House Concert (Fischer)
Fischer Haus Concerts (Fischer)
Above Mosaic House Concerts (Smithville)
Backyard at Gruene House Concerts (Gruene)
Olive Hill House Concerts (Canyon Lake)
Cypress Woods House Concert (New Braunfels)
NB House Concerts (New Braunfels)

Listening Rooms

The Townsend (Austin)
Saxon Pub (Austin)
Austin Acoustical Cafe (Austin)
Blue Rock Ranch and Studio (Wimberley)
Gruene Hall (New Braunfels)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Open Ears Concerts (Austin)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Driskill Hotel (Austin)
The White Horse (Austin)
The Green Mesquite BBQ (Austin)
One-2-One Bar (Austin)
Cherrywood Coffeehouse (Austin)
NeWorlDeli (Austin)
Radio Coffee and Beer (Austin)
Austin Java (Dripping Springs) (Dripping Springs)
Poodie's Hilltop Roadhouse (Spicewood)
Barrels and Amps (Georgetown)
Tantra Coffeehouse (San Marcos)
The Front Room Wine Bar (Smithville)
Freiheit Country Store (New Braunfels)

Vineyards & Breweries

Skull Mechanix Brewery (Austin)
Sidecar Tasting Room (Dripping Springs)
Bell Springs Winery (Dripping Springs)
Thirsty Mule Winery and Vineyard (Liberty Hill)
Barrow Brewing (Salado)

Libraries

Evenings with the Songwriter (Lockhart)

Small Theaters

One World Theatre (Austin)
Globe Theatre (Bertram)
Brauntex Theater (New Braunfels)

Outdoor Music Series

Kissing Tree Summer Concert Series (San Marcos)

Bars & Nightclubs

Antone's (Austin)
Shady Grove (Austin)
Continental Club Austin (Austin)
Hole in the Wall (Austin)
The Barber Shop (Dripping Springs)
Black Sparrow Music Parlor (Taylor)
Devils Backbone Tavern (Canyon Lake)