Live Acoustic Music Near Frederick, Maryland

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 Frederick 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 Frederick 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 Frederick. 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

Jan 30, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Bright Box Theater (Small Theater)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Creative Cauldron (Small Theater)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Bright Box Theater (Small Theater)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Feb 2, 2020
Playing at Barrel Oak Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Feb 4, 2020
Playing at Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
For fans of: Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at New Deal Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
An old soul from the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, twenty-year-old Trae Sheehan writes from a place of honesty with an understanding of people and culture gained through his travels and performances.
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Music on the Heights (House Concert)
Feb 10, 2020
Playing at Institute of Musical Traditions (Listening Room)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at Cafe Montmartre (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Gracious Me writes and sings southern-accented soulful Americana stories from a female perspective. You can hear Gracious Me tunes from the Gracious Me duo, or from Gracious Me and the Ingrates (trio or full band).
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Wayne has been called "The King of Juke Joint swing, with a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Listening Room)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Listening Room)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at New Spire Arts (Listening Room)
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at The Fillmore Silver Spring (Concert Hall)
Gracious Me writes and sings southern-accented soulful Americana stories from a female perspective. You can hear Gracious Me tunes from the Gracious Me duo, or from Gracious Me and the Ingrates (trio or full band).
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at Epicure Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
Feb 20, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Barns of Rose Hill (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at The Birchmere (Small Theater)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Franklin Park Arts Center (Small Theater)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Lincoln Theater (Concert Hall)
Mar 7, 2020
Playing at Bright Box Theater (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Frederick, MD

House Concerts

Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Blue Melody House Concert (Reston)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)

Listening Rooms

New Spire Arts (Frederick)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
The Cellar Stage at The Timonium United Methodist Church (Lutherville-Timonium)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
The Thought Lot (Shippensburg)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Sixth & I Downstairs (Washington)
Common Ground on the Hill - Baltimore (Baltimore)

Folk Music Societies

World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Focus Music (Alexandria)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
Black Cat (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Teavolve (Baltimore)

Vineyards & Breweries

Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Red Heifer Winery (Smithsburg)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Reid's Winery and Cider House (Gettysburg)
Adams County Winery (Orrtanna)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Barrel Oak Winery (Delaplane)

Small Theaters

Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Creative Cauldron (Falls Church)
The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
Bright Box Theater (Winchester)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)