Live Acoustic Music Near Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Lancaster area. Local vineyards 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

August 18
The ONE ALTERNATIVE sound is best described as an "acoustic fusion" blending the compositional precision of classical music with the spontaneous energy of rock & jazz. A pleasure for the ears!
Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center (Small Theater)
West Chester, PA
August 19
The Kennett Flash (Listening Room)
Kennett Square, PA
August 20
On Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 7:30 PM (driveway opens at 6:30 PM), Polly and I will be hosting our second front yard concert featuring the musical duo of Aj Swearingen & Jayne Kelli interpreting the legendary music of Simon & Garfunkel.
Private Mansion Concerts (Listening Room)
Harrisburg, PA
August 23
Tellus 360 (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Lancaster, PA
August 27
Fetish Brewing Company (Brewery)
Lititz, PA
September 9
Husband-and-wife folk/rock Americana duo The Kennedys have been writing, recording & touring for over twenty five years. Their energetic pop-influenced sound recalls Buddy Holly & The Everly Brothers.
Friends Folk Club (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oxford, PA
September 11
Jackyard House Concerts (House Concert)
West Chester, PA
October 7
Original heartfelt music from the streets of New Orleans to the hills of Appalachia.
Friends Folk Club (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oxford, PA
October 8
Join us for a great Night of Music from Dana Cooper. Dana is a Poetic & Powerful Indie Folk/Americana Songwriter from Nashville known for his storytelling & musicanship. He will be performing New Songs- from NEW CD- as well as Old Favorites.
Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Darlington, MD
October 21
Kable House Presents (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
York, PA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Lancaster, Pennsylvania

House Concerts

Jackyard House Concerts (West Chester)
West Chester House Concerts (West Chester)

Listening Rooms

King George Speakeasy (York)
Private Mansion Concerts (Harrisburg)
The Kennett Flash (Kennett Square)

Folk Music Societies

Susquehanna Folk Music Society (New Cumberland)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Deer Creek Coffeehouse (Darlington)
Friends Folk Club (Oxford)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hybridoma Organic Fruit Farm (Baldwin)
Manatawny Creek Winery (Douglassville)
The Vineyard at Hershey (Middletown)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Boneshire Brew Works (Harrisburg)
Kable House Presents (York)
Tellus 360 (Lancaster)

Small Theaters

Reading Phillies FirstEnergy Stadium (Reading)
Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center (West Chester)

Bars & Nightclubs

Pappy T's Pub & Lounge (Hamburg)
The Liberty Tap Room (Reading)