Live Acoustic Music Near Nashville, Tennessee

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 Nashville 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 Nashville host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several 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 Nashville. 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

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May 9, 2020
Playing at The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Caitlin Cannon's "Countrypolitan" set is as fun as it is heartbreaking. She wrangles lyrics that shout loneliness and defiance inside beautifully crafted stories that make you laugh, cry, and think.
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at Analog at Hutton Hotel (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 26, 2020
Playing at The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 27, 2020
Playing at Douglas Corner Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2020
Playing at The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at Belcourt Taps (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 1, 2020
Playing at City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Mar 2, 2020
Playing at Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Mar 3, 2020
Playing at The Basement (Listening Room)
Mar 3, 2020
Playing at The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 4, 2020
Playing at The High Watt (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at The Station Inn (Listening Room)
Mar 5, 2020
Playing at Commodore Grill (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 6, 2020
Playing at Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Mar 8, 2020
Playing at City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Mar 11, 2020
Playing at The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 14, 2020
Playing at Garden Party Concerts (House Concert)
Mar 16, 2020
Playing at The High Watt (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 18, 2020
Playing at Ryman Auditorium (Concert Hall)
Mar 19, 2020
Playing at The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Cheley Tackett is an Americana/Country artist "Music News Nashville" describes as “an exceptional live performer, outstanding lyricist, & phenomenal singer."
Mar 22, 2020
Playing at The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 31, 2020
Playing at The Basement (Listening Room)
Gathering raw energy like lightning rods in an electrical storm, the music of Willow & Wood is a kind of folk-noir that's as eerie as it is soothing. Willow and Wood’s music is transcendent: both a
Apr 1, 2020
Playing at The High Watt (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at City Winery Nashville (Listening Room)
Apr 2, 2020
Playing at The Cannery Ballroom and Mercy Lounge (Small Theater)
Apr 4, 2020
Playing at Douglas Corner Cafe (Listening Room)
Cheley Tackett is an Americana/Country artist "Music News Nashville" describes as “an exceptional live performer, outstanding lyricist, & phenomenal singer."
Apr 14, 2020
Playing at The 5 Spot (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 16, 2020
Playing at Douglas Corner Cafe (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at The High Watt (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Douglas Corner Cafe (Listening Room)
Meet Claire Kelly- the singer/songwriter/optimist based in Nashville, crafting stories & songs with layers of hope and rays of sun.
May 12, 2020
Playing at The Cannery Ballroom and Mercy Lounge (Small Theater)
May 22, 2020
Playing at Lipstick Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Nashville, TN

House Concerts

Garden Party Concerts (Nashville)
Its All About Z Music (Franklin)

Listening Rooms

The Listening Room Cafe (Nashville)
The Station Inn (Nashville)
Two Old Hippies (Nashville)
City Winery Nashville (Nashville)
The Basement (Nashville)
The Local (Nashville)
Douglas Corner Cafe (Nashville)
The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville)
Radio Cafe (Nashville)
Hidden Creek Music (Nashville)
The Whiskey Room Live (Franklin)
Kimbro's Pickin Parlor (Franklin)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Carpe Cafe (Smyrna)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Pucket's Grocery (Nashville)
The High Watt (Nashville)
3rd and Lindsley (Nashville)
Cafe Coco (Nashville)
The Crying Wolf (Nashville)
Springwater Supper Club and Lounge (Nashville)
Commodore Grill (Nashville)
The 5 Spot (Nashville)
Belcourt Taps (Nashville)
Flatrock Coffee, Tea and More (Nashville)
Richard's Cafe (Nashville)
The Old School Nashville (Nashville)
Bar louie (belmont) (Nashville)

Vineyards & Breweries

Pickers Creek Winery (Lewisburg)

Libraries

Courtyard Concerts at Nashville Public Library (Nashville)
John P. Holt Brentwood Library (Brentwood)

Small Theaters

The Cannery Ballroom and Mercy Lounge (Nashville)
Franklin Theatre (Franklin)

Bars & Nightclubs

Analog at Hutton Hotel (Nashville)
SPRINGWATER SUPPER CLUB (Nashville)
Lipstick Lounge (Nashville)