Live Acoustic Music Near Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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 house concerts being held in and around the Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee. Local 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

May 29
Back Room at Colectivo Cafe (Listening Room)
Milwaukee, WI
June 4
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
June 11
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
June 12
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
June 26
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
June 30
Back Room at Colectivo Cafe (Listening Room)
Milwaukee, WI
July 12
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
July 15
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
July 21
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
July 22
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
August 19
Shank Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Milwaukee, WI
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Milwaukee, Wisconsin

House Concerts

Magic Mansion (Oconomowoc)

Listening Rooms

Back Room at Colectivo Cafe (Milwaukee)
The Guitar For Life Cafe (Waukesha)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Coffee House (Milwaukee)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company (Milwaukee)
Art Bar (Milwaukee)
Urban Beets Cafe (Wauwatosa)

Small Theaters

Pabst Theater (Milwaukee)
Ruth A. Knoll Theater at Schauer Arts & Activities Center (Hartford)

Bars & Nightclubs

Shank Hall (Milwaukee)