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
house concerts being held in and around the Columbia 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 Columbia 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
and small theaters
in and around the Columbia area.
and 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.
The Mile Twelve lineup offers five of the most promising young musicians in bluegrass: David Benedict (mandolin), Catherine “BB” Bowness (banjo), Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Evan Murphy (guitar, lead vocals), and Nate Sabat (bass, lead vocals).
Leigh is best known as the lead singer for the band Six Pence None the Richer. But she mixes in those memorable hits with more recent work that hark back to her days growing up in Texas Hill Country - songs with a Texas twang & heatbroken lyrics.
An Evening with Acclaimed Singer/Songwriters Dana Cooper & Tom Pradada-Rao. Come out to hear New Music From Dana Cooper's Latest Release "I Can Face The Truth", as well as Old Favorites. Join us for a Night of Great Music & Songwriting.
Join us for a great night of music from Dana Cooper. A poetic & powerful Indie Folk/Americana Songwriter from Nashville. Celebrating his New Release "I Can Face The Truth", Dana will be performing new songs and old favorites.