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.

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 Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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

Feb 25, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Mar 9, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Mar 12, 2021
Playing at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 16, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Mar 23, 2021
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Mar 25, 2021
Playing at Outpost in the Burbs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 26, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 7, 2021
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 11, 2021
Playing at Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 17, 2021
Playing at Murmrr (Small Theater)
May 1, 2021
Playing at Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
May 14, 2021
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Brooklyn, NY

House Concerts

First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Evergreen House Concerts (Plainfield)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Concerts in the Studio (Freehold)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
Rosie's Cafe Concerts (Brick Township)
Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)

Listening Rooms

The Way Station (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
City Winery (New York)
City Vineyard (New York)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
The Folk Project (Morristown)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Voices Cafe (Westport)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)
Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Crossroads (Garwood)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)

Vineyards & Breweries

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Montclair Brew (Montclair)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
The River Spirit Music OnStage Concert Series at Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mercury Lounge (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
Cafe Bohemia (New York)