Updated October 11, 2018

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Live Music

Watch musicians perform live tunes near you.

Find free and low cost live music performances near you. Our live music listings feature coffee shops, bars and restaurants where emerging artists put on shows for free or minimal cost (usually $20 or less). If you're looking for open mic nights, that's a separate category! Some larger concert venues may be listed, but smaller venues are the focus. Use the filters or search function within the directory to find types of music like blues or country, nights of the week, cities and more.

FREE/LOW COST LIVE MUSIC DIRECTORY

 

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