Live Acoustic Music Near Brighton, 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 several house concerts being held in and around the Brighton 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 Brighton 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Brighton area. Local restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

May 21
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
May 22
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
May 25
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
May 28
The Rumpus Room (Listening Room)
Chelsea, MI
June 1
Otus Supply (Listening Room)
Ferndale, MI
June 1
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 2
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 2
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 3
Trinity House Theatre (Listening Room)
Redford, MI
June 3
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 3
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 4
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 8
Otus Supply (Listening Room)
Ferndale, MI
June 8
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 9
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 9
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 10
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 10
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 11
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 14
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 16
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
June 20
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 24
The Black Crystal Cafe (Listening Room)
Ann Arbor, MI
June 30
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
July 2
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
July 5
American Songwriter describes Eilen Jewell as “one of America’s most intriguing, creative and idiosyncratic voices.”
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
July 6
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
July 7
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
July 8
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
July 12
Otus Supply (Listening Room)
Ferndale, MI
July 21
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
July 29
Vial hopes the music will inspire us to do more for those in need. After one listen to his music, the world will be definitely bigger, and brighter.
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
July 30
20 Front Street (Listening Room)
Lake Orion, MI
August 12
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
August 12
May Erlewine has a gift for writing songs of substance that feel both fresh and soulfully familiar. Her ability to emotionally engage with an audience has earned her a dedicated following far beyond her Michigan roots.
Garfield House Concerts (House Concert)
Northville, MI
August 14
The Ark (Small Theater)
Ann Arbor, MI
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Brighton, Michigan

House Concerts

Garfield House Concerts (Northville)
Knight Road House Concerts (Ann Arbor)

Listening Rooms

20 Front Street (Lake Orion)
Howell Opera House (Howell)
Otus Supply (Ferndale)
The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)
The Rumpus Room (Chelsea)
Trinity House Theatre (Redford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)
Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Loving Touch (Ferndale)
The Whitney (Detroit)

Small Theaters

The Ark (Ann Arbor)
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill (Canton)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)
The Magic Bag (Ferndale)