Live Acoustic Music Near Greensboro, North Carolina

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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro. 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

Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
A multiplatinum songwriter and producer, Wyatt Easterling is a master storyteller and nowhere is this more apparent than on his latest record, Divining Rod, the top #5 Folk album in the month following its release in 2017. Divining Rod has also been re
Aug 30, 2019
Playing at The Station Carrboro (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 1, 2019
Playing at Steel String Brewery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Joyful Jewel (Listening Room)
Sep 7, 2019
Playing at Rives Theatre (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 10, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 15, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Fiddle and Bow Society (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2019
Playing at Cat's Cradle (Bar/Nightclub)
"I've always done things a little bit differently," says singer/songwriter Michael McArthur, who wrote the most vibrant album of his career, Ever Green, Ever Rain, during the darkest season of his life.
Sep 28, 2019
Playing at Local 506 (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 4, 2019
Playing at Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall (Listening Room)
Oct 6, 2019
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 11, 2019
Playing at Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall (Listening Room)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Carolina Theatre (Small Theater)
Billboard Top 10 Roots artist who's played the Bluebird Cafe & Carnegie Hall. NO DEPRESSION raved about Grant, “ ... lyrics and music as potent as Woody Guthrie ... A reminder of the darker period of Bob Dylan, and it’s that good, that memorable...”
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Fiddle and Bow Society (Listening Room)
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at The Blue Note Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Nov 2, 2019
Playing at Joyful Jewel (Listening Room)
Nov 3, 2019
Playing at Big Porch House Concerts (House Concert)
Nov 8, 2019
Playing at Community Church Concerts (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Highly esteemed bluegrass band Blue Highway has earned a collective 28 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations as a band, in addition to two prestigious Grammy Awards among its current members.
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Greensboro, NC

House Concerts

Music at Big Purple (Greensboro)
Doodad Farm (Greensboro)
Brad and Tammy's Listening Loft (Reidsville)
Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)
Big Porch House Concerts (Durham)

Listening Rooms

Fiddle and Bow Society (Greensboro)
Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall (Winston Salem)
Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)
Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)
Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)
The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)
The Blue Note Grill (Durham)
Mean Mug Coffee Co. (Salisbury)

Vineyards & Breweries

Joymongers Brewing (Greensboro)
Stonefield Cellars Winery (Stokesdale)
Grove Winery (Gibsonville)
Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)
Hamlet Vineyards (Bassett)

Small Theaters

Carolina Theatre (Greensboro)
The Ramkat (Winston Salem)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Blind Tiger (Greensboro)
Bottle and Can (Asheboro, NC) (Asheboro)
Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)
2nd Wind (Carrboro)
Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)
Local 506 (Chapel Hill)
Rives Theatre (Martinsville)