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

May 20, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
May 24, 2018
Chris Smither (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
May 25, 2018
The Howlin' Brothers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at 10th Ave Burrito Company (Cafe/Restaurant)
May 25, 2018
Roy Book Binder (Folk)
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
May 26, 2018
Dan Layus (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
May 27, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
May 28, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
May 30, 2018
Chuck Hawthorne (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
May 31, 2018
Greyhounds (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
May 31, 2018
Robby Hecht (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 1, 2018
Kris Delmhorst (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 2, 2018
Ryan Harris Brown (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 3, 2018
Kylie Odetta (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 8, 2018
Malcolm Holcombe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (House Concert)
Jun 9, 2018
Bridget Davis and the Viking Kings (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Empty Nest Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 10, 2018
Paul Sforza (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 11, 2018
Chrissi Poland (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 14, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jun 15, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Our Times Coffeehouse (House Concert)
Jun 15, 2018
Brian Dolzani (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)

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)