Live Acoustic Music Near Bay Shore, 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 Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore. 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

Oct 22, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 25, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 27, 2020
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 27, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Oct 31, 2020
Streaming in partnership with The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Listening Room)
From harmony in voice to harmony for humanity, husband and wife duo The Levins seek to uplift and unite with unflinchingly feel-good folk-pop. With its singular sunny-side-of-the-street sensibility, t
Nov 10, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Dec 3, 2020
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Bay Shore, NY

House Concerts

Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings-on-Hudson)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
New Haven Folk Consortium (New Haven)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Chestnut Tree Concerts (Oxford)

Listening Rooms

Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Old South Haven Presbyterian Church (Brookhaven)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
The Way Station (Brooklyn)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
The Cutting Room (New York)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
SubCulture (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
City Vineyard (New York)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity (New Haven)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Branford Folk Coffeehouse (Branford)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Drip Beverage Lounge (Brooklyn)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Cave A Vin (New Haven)

Vineyards & Breweries

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
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)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)

Outdoor Music Series

Southampton Arts Center (Southampton)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mercury Lounge (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
Cafe Bohemia (New York)
Space Ballroom (Hamden)