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. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in Brooklyn, New York, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants around town as well as at local vineyards, wineries and breweries as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jul 17, 2018
Kaia Kater (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Jul 18, 2018
Fireside Collective (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 18, 2018
Dan Layus (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Jul 19, 2018
Jackie Greene (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Jul 19, 2018
Carolina Story (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 20, 2018
Christine Lavin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)
Jul 20, 2018
Shawna Caspi (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at American Folk Art Museum (Listening Room)
Jul 20, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 20, 2018
Lori McKenna (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jul 21, 2018
Jen Lowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 22, 2018
Robinson Treacher (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 24, 2018
Town Mountain (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 25, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 27, 2018
Jerry Joseph (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 29, 2018
Dan Emino (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 31, 2018
Sean Rowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 31, 2018
Mackenzie Shivers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 31, 2018
Joe Purdy (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 3, 2018
Cliff Eberhardt (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)
Aug 3, 2018
Steve Forbert (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Wonder Bar (Bar/Nightclub)

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)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Banjo Lisa's House Concerts (South Orange)
Peckman / Kraus House Concert (West Orange)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Finch Mountain House Concerts (Babylon)

Listening Rooms

The Way Station (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
The Firehouse Space (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
The Living Room (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Cornelia Street Cafe (New York)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Lagond's Live from the Haven (Elmsford)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Cafes & Restaurants

Brooklyn Public House (Brooklyn)
Cafe Moto (Brooklyn)
Dinosaur BBQ Brooklyn (Brooklyn)
Spike Hill (Brooklyn)
Scratcher Cafe (New York)
SoHo Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Path Cafe (New York)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Cafe Carlyle (New York)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Trend Coffee (Montclair)
Van Gogh's Ear Cafe (Union)
Crossroads (Garwood)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)

Libraries

North Castle Public Library (Armonk)
Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Darress Theatre (Boonton)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)