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 several house concerts being held in and around the Waukesha area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Waukesha 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 and small theaters in and around the Waukesha 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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Waukesha, WI
|Lake Country House Concerts (Hartland)|
|Magic Mansion (Oconomowoc)|
|Ivy House (Milwaukee)|
|Back Room at Colectivo Cafe (Milwaukee)|
|Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Series (Mequon)|
|Cafe Carpe (Fort Atkinson)|
|Lake County Folk Club (Grayslake)|
|The Coffee House (Milwaukee)|
|Off Square Music (Woodstock)|
|Mountain Top Coffee (Waukesha)|
|Mama D's (Wales)|
|Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company (Milwaukee)|
|Art Bar (Milwaukee)|
|The Coffee House at Chestnet and Pine (Burlington)|
|Pabst Theater (Milwaukee)|
|Ruth A. Knoll Theater at Schauer Arts & Activities Center (Hartford)|
|Janesville Performing Arts Center (Janesville)|
|Shank Hall (Milwaukee)|