Live Acoustic Music Near Garden City, 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 Garden City 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 Garden City 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 Garden City 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

Oct 15, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 16, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Brooklyn Cider House (Vineyard/Brewery)
Oct 17, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Our Times Coffeehouse (House Concert)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Postcrypt Coffeehouse (College/University)
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Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Earth Room Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Long Island HC (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Voices in the Heights (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Celebration (House Concert)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at The Saint (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Cafe (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Garden City, NY

House Concerts

Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House Show (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)

Listening Rooms

Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
The Cutting Room (New York)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
City Winery (New York)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
City Vineyard (New York)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
The Saint (Asbury Park)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Crossroads (Garwood)
BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Avenel Performing Arts Center (Woodbridge Township)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

Parkside Lounge (New York)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)