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 Rockford 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 Rockford 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 Rockford.
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 Rockford, IL
|Rockford Listening Room (Rockford)|
|The House Cafe (Dekalb)|
|Lakeside Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Crystal Lake)|
|Cafe Carpe (Fort Atkinson)|
|Hootenanny House (Geneva)|
|Concerts on The Creek (Rockford)|
|Bullquarian Brewhouse (Monroe)|
|Stoughton Opera House (Stoughton)|