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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester, MI
|Manchester Underground (Manchester)|
|Teutone Music (Ann Arbor)|
|Sunset Sounds (Ann Arbor)|
|Canterbury House (Ann Arbor)|
|Garfield House Concerts (Northville)|
|Maplewood Concert Series (Livonia)|
|Over Yonder Concert House (Toledo)|
|Lakehouse Music (East Lansing)|
|On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase (Chelsea)|
|Acoustic Routes Concerts (Saline)|
|The Black Crystal Cafe (Ann Arbor)|
|Johnny's Speakeasy (Ann Arbor)|
|Crazy Wisdom Tea Room (Ann Arbor)|
|Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor)|
|Trinity House Theatre (Redford)|
|Pump House Concerts (East Lansing)|
|Green Wood Coffee House Series (Ann Arbor)|
|Ten Pound Fiddle (East Lansing)|
|Zou Zou's Cafe (Chelsea)|
|Cultivate Coffee and Tap House (Ypsilanti)|
|Brighton Bar and Grill (Brighton)|
|Brighton Coffeehouse & Theater (Brighton)|
|The Village Idiot (Maumee)|
|Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)|
|Flying Otter Vineyard & Winery (Adrian)|
|Ann Arbor Distilling Company (Ann Arbor)|
|Farmington Hills Community Library (Farmington Hills)|
|The Ark (Ann Arbor)|
|Fayette Opera House (Fayette)|
|The Robin Theatre (Lansing)|
|Franke Center For the Arts (Marshall)|
|The Blind Pig (Ann Arbor)|
|Mash (Ann Arbor)|