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 Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 local vineyards and breweries in and around the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth, VA
|North Shore Point House Concerts (Norfolk)|
|Tidewater Friends Of Folk / Friends of Acoustic Music (Norfolk)|
|The Well Coffeehouse (Portsmouth)|
|Chicho's Backstage (Norfolk)|
|The Vanguard Bew Pub and Distillery (Hampton)|