Live Acoustic Music Near Brooklyn, New York

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in Brooklyn, New York, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants around town as well as at local vineyards, wineries and breweries as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jan 25, 2018
The Tin Man (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 26, 2018
Christine Lavin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)
Jan 27, 2018
Andrea Wittgens (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 27, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Outpost in the Burbs (Coffeehouse)
Jan 28, 2018
Amy Black (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 28, 2018
Loretta Hagen (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Heights House Concert Series (House Concert)
Jan 28, 2018
The Black Lillies (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 29, 2018
Justin Townes Earle (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 30, 2018
Justin Townes Earle (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jan 30, 2018
Anna and Elizabeth (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Brooklyn, NY

House Concerts

Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Banjo Lisa’s House Concerts (South Orange)
Peckman / Kraus House Concert (West Orange)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Cabin Concerts (Wayne)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Finch Mountain House Concerts (Babylon)
Custer's Last Stand House Concert Series (Ringwood)

Listening Rooms

The Way Station (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
The Firehouse Space (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
The Living Room (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Cornelia Street Cafe (New York)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Lagond's Live from the Haven (Elmsford)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Sanctuary Concerts (Chatham)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Morristown)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)

Cafes & Restaurants

Brooklyn Public House (Brooklyn)
Cafe Moto (Brooklyn)
Dinosaur BBQ Brooklyn (Brooklyn)
Spike Hill (Brooklyn)
Scratcher Cafe (New York)
SoHo Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Path Cafe (New York)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Cafe Carlyle (New York)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Trend Coffee (Montclair)
Van Gogh's Ear Cafe (Union)
Crossroads (Garwood)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)


Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Darress Theatre (Boonton)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)