Live Acoustic Music Near Des Moines, Iowa

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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines 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 small theaters in Des Moines. Restaurants and cafes around town sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.

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

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Dec 28, 2019
Playing at Vaudeville Mews (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Progressive Voices Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 25, 2020
Playing at Vaudeville Mews (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Des Moines, IA

House Concerts

Des Moines House Concerts (Des Moines)
Gravel Road Concerts (Minburn)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Progressive Voices Concert Series (Des Moines)
The Anchor Coffee House Concert Series (Des Moines)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Flying Mango (Des Moines)

Small Theaters

Vaudeville Mews (Des Moines)

Bars & Nightclubs

Woolys (Des Moines)
Gas Lamp (Des Moines)
Global Brew (West Des Moines)