Live Acoustic Music Near Lansing, Michigan

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 Lansing 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 Lansing host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Lansing 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Jul 21, 2020
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
With palpable chemistry and warmth, Chatham Rabbits -- Sarah Osborne McCombie (vocals, banjo) and Austin McCombie (vocals, guitar, fiddle) -- fill each space they enter with brightness and sincerity. They are the stuff duo dreams are made of.
Aug 5, 2020
Playing at Bells Eccentric Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 8, 2020
Playing at Maplewood Concert Series (House Concert)
Ex-Park Ranger Dan Weber is a gifted storyteller & performer who’s received accolades from the prestigious Woody Guthrie & Kerrville contests. "Insightful, engaging and awfully funny" and “reminiscent of early John Prine"
Aug 23, 2020
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 26, 2020
Playing at The Ark (Small Theater)
Aug 27, 2020
Playing at Royal Oak Music Theatre (Concert Hall)
Sep 18, 2020
Playing at The White Crow Conservatory of Music (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Lansing, MI

House Concerts

Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)
Manchester Underground (Manchester)
Wabash Hollow Listening Parties (Grand Rapids)
Garfield House Concerts (Northville)
Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)

Listening Rooms

Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)
Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)
The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)
The White Crow Conservatory of Music (Saginaw)
Listening Room Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids)
The Sandbox (Kalamazoo)
Trinity House Theatre (Redford)
20 Front Street (Lake Orion)
Otus Supply (Ferndale)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)
Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)
MAMA's Coffeehouse (Bloomfield Hills)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)
Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)
One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom (Grand Rapids)
Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)
Bells Eccentric Cafe (Kalamazoo)
The Loving Touch (Ferndale)

Vineyards & Breweries

Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)
Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)
Founders Brewing (Grand Rapids)
Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)

Libraries

Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)

Small Theaters

The Robin Theatre (Lansing)
Franke Center For the Arts (Marshall)
The Ark (Ann Arbor)
Wealthy Theatre (Grand Rapids)
The Intersection (Grand Rapids)
Fayette Opera House (Fayette)

Outdoor Music Series

Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization (Manchester)

Bars & Nightclubs

Mash (Ann Arbor)
The Pyramid Scheme (Grand Rapids)