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 Geneva area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Many churches and non-profit community groups around Geneva host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several 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 and small theaters in and around the Geneva area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Geneva, IL
|Two Way Street Coffee House (Downers Grove)|
|The Berkshire Sessions (Wheeling)|
|Windy City House Concerts (Chicago)|
|Rockford Listening Room (Rockford)|
|Law Office Pub & Music Hall (Yorkville)|
|Hey Nonny (Arlington Heights)|
|Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)|
|Davenports Piano Bar (Chicago)|
|City Winery (Chicago)|
|Uncommon Ground Lakeview (Chicago)|
|Uncommon Ground Edgewater (Chicago)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|Maple Street Concerts (Lombard)|
|Acoustic Renaissance Concerts at Hinsdale Unitarian Church (Hinsdale)|
|Off Square Music (Woodstock)|
|Route One House Concerts (Park Forest)|
|Concerts on The Creek (Rockford)|
|Durty Nellie's (Palatine)|
|Beat Kitchen (Chicago)|
|Lisle Public Library (Lisle)|
|Oak Park Library (Oak Park)|
|Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)|
|Thalia Hall (Chicago)|
|Beatniks on Conkey (Hammond)|
|FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn)|
|The Hideout (Chicago)|
|Schubas Tavern (Chicago)|
|The Elbo Room (Chicago)|
|Tonic Room (Chicago)|