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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 and small theaters in Minneapolis. 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Minneapolis, MN
|Folk House (Golden Valley)|
|Creek House Concerts (St Paul)|
|Musicians Corner House Concerts (Woodbury)|
|Sun Dog Farm Concerts (Maple Plain)|
|Rieder Homestead Concerts (Deleno)|
|Fine Line Music Cafe (Minneapolis)|
|The Warming House (Minneapolis)|
|Ginko Coffeehouse (St Paul)|
|Underground Music Cafe (Falcon Heights)|
|Roots Cellar Music Series (Minneapolis)|
|Aster Cafe (Minneapolis)|
|Riverview Cafe and Wine Bar (Minneapolis)|
|Black Dog Cafe (Saint Paul)|
|318 Cafe (Excelsior)|
|Ziggy's Street Food (Stillwater)|
|Cedar Cultural Center (Minneapolis)|
|The Hook and Ladder Theater (Minneapolis)|
|The Parkway Theater (Minneapolis)|
|Hopkins Center for the Arts (Hopkins)|
|First Avenue and the 7th St Entry (Minneapolis)|
|331 Club (Minneapolis)|
|Turf Club (St Paul)|
|The Contented Cow (Northfield)|