Live Acoustic Music Near New York, 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 New York 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 New York host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Several 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 New York. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

Mar 27, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 28, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 28, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 29, 2019
Playing at American Folk Art Museum (Listening Room)
Mar 30, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Mar 30, 2019
Playing at People's Voice Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Mar 30, 2019
Playing at Postcrypt Coffeehouse (College/University)
Mar 30, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 30, 2019
Playing at First Acoustics (House Concert)
Apr 1, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 2, 2019
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Apr 3, 2019
Playing at Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
Apr 3, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 4, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 5, 2019
Playing at Garden Stage Coffee House (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around New York, NY

House Concerts

Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House Show (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

City Vineyard (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Saint (Asbury Park)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
The Smith Road Coffee House (Parsippany)
The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Morristown)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme (Succasunna)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Pottersville Acoustic Cafe (Pottersville)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)

Vineyards & Breweries

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)
North Castle Public Library (Armonk)

Small Theaters

Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
Parkside Lounge (New York)
The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)