Live Acoustic Music Near Silver Spring, Maryland

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 Silver Spring area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Silver Spring host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Silver Spring 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.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Soup and Song House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Weinberg Center for the Arts (Concert Hall)
Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic, and traditional country sounds to her music.
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Big Cork Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Barley & Hops (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Cafe Montmartre (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Shawna Caspi is a mighty singer, a fingerstyle guitarist, a story sculptor, and a truth teller.
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2019
Playing at Rocklands Farm (Vineyard/Brewery)
Michelle is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Maryland. If you like acoustic music in the Indie/Alternative Folk genre, then Michelle's show is a MUST attend!
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Lucky Penny House Concert Series (House Concert)
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Notaviva Vineyards (Vineyard/Brewery)
Doug Alan Wilcox brings singer/songwriter perspective to a seamless marriage of bluesy folk and soul. Intimate, thought-provoking and on occasion, wryly humorous, Wilcox delivers music that will stick in your head - as well as your heart.
Oct 26, 2019
Playing at Beck's House Concert (House Concert)
The journey is much more magical when shared with a companion, don't you agree? This solo, two-act, acoustic musical about a guitar (Miss Rainsong) who helps a lost Traveler find his humanity while riding Amtrak across America. www.MissRainsong.com
Oct 27, 2019
Playing at Stone Room Concerts (House Concert)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Silver Spring, MD

House Concerts

Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Moore Music (Rockville)
Folk 'N Great Music House Concerts (Rockville)
Sleepy Hollow Folk Club (Falls Church)
Stone Room Concerts (Falls Church)
Concerts at the Sevareid House (Alexandria)
Great Falls Theatrics House Concert (Great Falls)
Panzer House Concert (Columbia)
Coopers House Concerts (Oakland Mills)
Susies House Concerts (Gambrills)
Beck's House Concert (Woodstock)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
House Concerts at Ginny and Don's (Lutherville)
Macum Creek Concerts (Chester)

Listening Rooms

Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
City Winery (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Jammin Java (Vienna)
The Soundry (Columbia)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Baltimore (Baltimore)
An Die Musik (Baltimore)
Germano's Cabaret (Baltimore)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson (Baltimore)
Function Black Box Theater and Coworking Space (Baltimore)
The Mainstay (Rock Hall)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Columbia)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Itzall Goode Concert Series (Annapolis)
Unity Coffeehouse ~ Acoustic Cafe (Annapolis)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)
Perry Hall Folk Music Night (Nottingham)

Folk Music Societies

Focus Music (Alexandria)
World Folk Music Association (WFMA) @ Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

MilkBoy ArtHouse (College Park)
Seasons & Sessions (Washington)
Black Cat (Washington)
Ebenezer's Coffeehouse (Washington)
Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Washington)
New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt)
Cafe Sazon (Arlington)
Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood)
Hershey's Restaurant and Bar (Gaithersburg)
Mad City Coffee (Columbia)
Cafe Montmartre (Reston)
Gumbo Ya Ya (Germantown)
Epicure Cafe (Fairfax)
The Music Cafe (Damascus)
Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar (Broadlands)
Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge (Annapolis)
49 West Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Field Fresh Farmers Market (Frederick)
Frederick Coffee Company (Frederick)
Brewer's Alley Restaurant and Brewery (Frederick)
Beans in the Belfry (Brunswick)

Vineyards & Breweries

Rocklands Farm (Poolesville)
Bike TrAle Brewing (Leesburg)
Black Ankle Vineyards (Mt Airy)
Elk Run Vineyards and Winery (Mt Airy)
Casanel Vineyards and Winery (Leesburg)
Barley & Hops (Frederick)
Terra Nebulo Vineyards (Waterford)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Notaviva Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Big Cork Vineyards (Rohrersville)

Libraries

Fauquier County Public Library (Warrenton)

Small Theaters

The Hamilton (Washington)
The Miracle Theatre (Washington)
The Birchmere (Alexandria)
Arts Barn (Gaithersburg)
Blackrock Center for the Arts (Germantown)
Rams Head On Stage (Annapolis)
Tally Ho Theater (Leesburg)
Franklin Park Arts Center (Purcellville)
Gloria's Center for the Arts (Warrenton)

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)