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 Occidental 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 Occidental 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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Occidental 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 Occidental, CA
|Lehman House Concert (Forestville)|
|Frogsong Cohousing Concerts (Cotati)|
|Sunny Hill Concerts (Petaluma)|
|Treehouse Concerts (San Anselmo)|
|Wine Country Concerts Uncorked (Napa)|
|Occidental Center for the Arts (Occidental)|
|Players On The Stage (Sebastopol)|
|Sebastopol Community Cultural Center (Sebastopol)|
|Blue Note Napa (Napa)|
|Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael)|
|Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)|
|Coffee House Concert Series (Kelseyville)|
|Point Richmond Acoustic (Point Richmond)|
|Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery (Duncans Mills)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol (Sebastopol)|
|Redwood Cafe (Cotati)|
|Hopmonk Tavern Novato (Novato)|
|First St. Cafe (Benicia)|
|Rodney Strong Vineyards (Healdsburg)|
|Hudson Street Wineries (Healdsburg)|
|McNear's Mystic Theatre (Petaluma)|
|Sebastiani Theatre (Sonoma)|
|Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley)|