Live Acoustic Music Near Richmond, Virginia

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 Richmond 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 Richmond 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 small theaters in Richmond. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

July 19
Scuffletown is a high-energy acoustic duo consisting of John Whitlow on harmonica, accordion & flute and Marc Carraway on guitar/vocals. Scuffletown has performed roots, blues, jazz and original music from Virginia to Ireland for the past 25 years.
Henrico Theater (Small Theater)
Highland Springs, VA
July 21
Scuffletown is a high-energy acoustic duo consisting of John Whitlow on harmonica, accordion & flute and Marc Carraway on guitar/vocals. Scuffletown has performed roots, blues, jazz and original music from Virginia to Ireland for the past 25 years.
53rd Winery & Vineyard (Vineyard)
Louisa, VA
July 21
“John Bullard is breaking ground and ushering the banjo into new territory as a legitimate instrument in the classical chamber setting.” Catherine and Mary Roth Concert Series, Washington DC
Singleton Center for the Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Richmond, VA
July 23
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
July 24
Get Tight Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Richmond, VA
July 26
Known for her unique gumbo of folk, blues, and gospel from her childhood in Harlan County, Kentucky infused with the eclectic grit of pre-gentrified Brooklyn.
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 11
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 14
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 15
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 22
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 30
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
August 31
The Broadberry (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
September 1
The National (Concert Hall)
Richmond, VA
September 6
The National (Concert Hall)
Richmond, VA
September 12
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
September 17
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
September 18
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
September 21
Scuffletown is a high-energy acoustic duo consisting of John Whitlow on harmonica, accordion & flute and Marc Carraway on guitar/vocals. Scuffletown has performed roots, blues, jazz and original music from Virginia to Ireland for the past 25 years.
53rd Winery & Vineyard (Vineyard)
Louisa, VA
September 23
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
October 13
“Captivating, unorthodox songwriting.” — PopMatters “Brilliant musicianship, a warm and welcoming stage presence and a voice as rich, matured and knowing as the finest thrice-distilled Irish malt whiskey.” — fRoots
The Tin Pan (Listening Room)
Richmond, VA
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Richmond, Virginia

House Concerts

Live in the Tractor Barn (Charles City)

Listening Rooms

Capital Ale House Music Hall (Richmond)
The Broadberry (Richmond)
The Tin Pan (Richmond)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Shady Grove Coffeehouse (Glen Allen)

Vineyards & Breweries

53rd Winery & Vineyard (Louisa)
Upper Shirley Vineyards (Charles City)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Get Tight Lounge (Richmond)

Small Theaters

Henrico Theater (Highland Springs)
Singleton Center for the Performing Arts (Richmond)
The Beacon Theatre Hopewell (Hopewell)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Camel (Richmond)