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

Dec 3, 2020
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Dec 13, 2020
Streaming in partnership with Music My Mother Would Not Like (Online Concert Stream)
Jan 1, 2021
Playing at Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
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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)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
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 Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
City Winery (New York)
City Vineyard (New York)
The Cutting Room (New York)
American Folk Art Museum (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)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Voices Cafe (Westport)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Montclair Brew (Montclair)
Working Dog Winery (East Windsor)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Mercury Lounge (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
Cafe Bohemia (New York)
The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)