Live Acoustic Music Near Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park 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

Sep 16, 2019
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Sep 18, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Outta the Way Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Union Stage (Listening Room)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 22, 2019
Playing at Macum Creek Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Villain and Saint (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at MilkBoy ArtHouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Takoma Park, MD

House Concerts

Square in a Circle House Concert (Takoma Park)
Lucky Penny House Concert Series (Washington)
Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Springs)
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)
CommuniTea House Concert (Glen Burnie)
Soup and Song House Concert (Marriottsville)
Garys House Concert Series (Woodbine)
Music on the Heights (Broadlands)
Awkward Pause House Concerts (Baltimore)
Music at Chateau Belvedere (Leesburg)
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)
333 Coffeehouse (Annapolis)
Uptown Concerts at Baldwin's Station (Sykesville)
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)
Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and A Cup of Joe (Baltimore)
Jirani Coffeehouse (Manassas)
Teavolve (Baltimore)
Trinity House Cafe (Leesburg)
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)
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Bogati Winery (Round Hill)
Bluemont Vineyard (Bluemont)
Hereford Farm Market (Parkton)
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)