Live Acoustic Music Near Vienna, 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 many house concerts being held in and around the Vienna 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 Vienna 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 Vienna 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 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 19, 2019
Playing at CommuniTea House Concert (House Concert)
Sep 19, 2019
Playing at The Soundry (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 20, 2019
Playing at Outta the Way Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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 UUCC One World Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Jammin Java (Listening Room)
Sep 21, 2019
Playing at Pearl Street Warehouse (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at MilkBoy ArtHouse (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
If American old-time music is about taking earlier, simpler ways of life and music-making as one's model, Abigail Washburn has proven herself to be a bracing revelation to that tradition.
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Gypsy Sally's (Listening Room)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Rams Head On Stage (Small Theater)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbeque (DC) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at Cafe Sazon (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Smith tells elongated and elliptical stories about the songs, and how they are to his life. Smith says “on a good night the stories and songs ride on top of a funky kind of country blues pop stomp”. 
Sep 26, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Vienna, VA

House Concerts

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

Listening Rooms

Jammin Java (Vienna)
Gypsy Sally's (Washington)
The Mansion on O (Washington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL Washington (Washington)
Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House (Washington)
Union Stage (Washington)
Pearl Street Warehouse (Washington)
Corner Store Arts (Washington)
Institute of Musical Traditions (Takoma Park)
City Winery (Washington)
The Soundry (Columbia)
Horseshoe Curve Restaurant (Bluemont)
Barns of Rose Hill (Berryville)
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)

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)
First Friday Coffeehouse (Shepherdstown)
Common Ground on the Hill - Westminster (Westminster)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

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

Libraries

Fauquier County Public Library (Warrenton)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Villain and Saint (Bethesda)