Live Acoustic Music Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia. 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

May 24, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
May 25, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
May 27, 2019
Playing at ArtsQuest (Listening Room)
May 31, 2019
Playing at Godfrey Daniels (Listening Room)
Original and evocative of a rich folk tradition - blending distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment
May 31, 2019
Playing at The Locks at Sona (Listening Room)
Jun 1, 2019
Playing at The Locks at Sona (Listening Room)
Jun 2, 2019
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Jun 5, 2019
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Jun 6, 2019
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
CHRISTINE HAVRILLA & Gypsy Fuzz:
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Jun 7, 2019
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Boot and Saddle (Listening Room)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at The Kennett Flash (Listening Room)
Jun 8, 2019
Playing at Beneduce Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Jun 9, 2019
Playing at The Kennett Flash (Listening Room)
Jun 12, 2019
Playing at 1867 Sanctuary (Listening Room)
one of the most highly acclaimed solo guitarists of our time: boundary-free, horizon-expanding, genre-bending, transcendent, soulful, kickass, mind-opening, exquisitely gorgeous instrumental solo acoustic guitar music.
Jun 14, 2019
Playing at Philadelphia Folksong Society (Folk Music Society)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Philadelphia, PA

House Concerts

Concerts at the Beach House (Lansdowne)
Lansdowne Folk Club (Lansdowne)
Musical Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova)
Mueller House Concerts (Warrington)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)
Worldwind House Concerts (Lawrenceville)
Hobbit Hill House Concerts (Ottsville)
Graffiti Dog Music Series (Galloway)

Listening Rooms

MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
Underground Arts (Philadelphia)
Boot and Saddle (Philadelphia)
Connie's Ric Rac (Philadelphia)
Jamey's House of Music (Lansdowne)
The Locks at Sona (Philadelphia)
The Living Room at 35 East (Ardmore)
1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
The Kennett Flash (Kennett Square)
The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Lambertville)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
Concerts at Landhaven Bed and Breakfast (Barto)
Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem)
ArtsQuest (Bethlehem)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Our Community Cup Coffeehouse (Springfield)
Trinity Spotlight Concert Series (Berwyn)
North Elk Coffee House (North East)

Folk Music Societies

Philadelphia Folksong Society (Philadelphia)
Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

The Twisted Tail (Philadelphia)
Bourbon & Branch (Philadelphia)
The Mermaid Inn (Philadelphia)
Burlap and Bean Coffee (Newtown Square)
Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville)
Ron's Original Bar and Grille (Exton)
Havana New Hope (New Hope)
John and Peter's (New Hope)
Triumph Brewing Company (New Hope)
Quakertown Farmers Market and Flea Market (Quakertown)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rusty Rail Brewing Company (Mifflinburg)
Sharrott Winery (Hammonton)
White Horse Winery (Hammonton)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)
Kennett Brewing Company (Kennett Square)
Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
Beneduce Vineyards (Pittstown)

Small Theaters

World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)
Keswick Theatre (Glenside)
The Colonial Theatre (Phoenixville)
The Grand Opera House - Copeland Hall (Wilmington)
Sellersville Theater (Sellersville)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Electric Factory (Philadelphia)
118 North (Wayne)