Live Acoustic Music Near Galway, New York

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

Live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the Galway area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

February 28
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
February 29
Venezuelan-Appalachian fusion by Llanera master and asylum-seeking migrant Larry Bellorín & GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass superstar Joe Troop (Che Apalache). Latingrass: Banjo, cuatro, fiddle, guitar, maracas, upright bass, vocals.
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 1
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 1
Artisanal Brew Works (Brewery)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 2
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 7
The Cock 'n Bull Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Galway, NY
March 7
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 10
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 10
March 13
The Cock 'n Bull Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Galway, NY
March 14
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 16
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 20
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Concert Hall)
Troy, NY
March 21
The Rough & Tumble is a thrift store Americana two person, two dogged, multi instrumental duo who live in a 16' camper around the country. Math isn't their strong suit, but the music is pretty good.
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 23
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 23
The Linda (Listening Room)
Albany, NY
March 23
March 23
Dorn Space (Listening Room)
Gloversville, NY
March 28
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
March 28
Lark Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Albany, NY
March 30
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 3
Born in a New England country town and into a musical family, Grammy-nominated artist Reed Foehl crafts stories with a lyric and voice which push boundaries, while also paying homage to tradition. Dusty and patient, his music is genuine.
The Cock 'n Bull Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Galway, NY
April 4
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 5
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 6
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 6
"I think of Carolann Solebello as a painter with words. An illustrator could have a field day with the imaginative storytelling [in this] book of tales... she shows off some major chops." ~ Richard Cuccaro, Acoustic Live in NYC
Dorn Space (Listening Room)
Gloversville, NY
April 7
Whether they’re ripping through a set of original jigs and reels, adding lush harmonies into traditional folk ballads, or cracking up an audience with stories from the road, House of Hamill puts on a show that captivates audiences.
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 12
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 13
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
April 13
April 17
The Cock 'n Bull Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Galway, NY
April 19
Eighth Step (Small Theater)
Schenectady, NY
April 20
April 20
Lark Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Albany, NY
April 20
Appalachian Folk Trio from Floyd, Virginia.
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
May 3
Caffe Lena (Listening Room)
Saratoga Springs, NY
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Galway, New York

Listening Rooms

Caffe Lena (Saratoga Springs)
Dorn Space (Gloversville)
The Linda (Albany)

Folk Music Societies

Old Songs (Voorheesville)

Vineyards & Breweries

Argyle Brewing (Cambridge)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Emack and Bolios (Albany)
The Cock 'n Bull Restaurant (Galway)

Small Theaters

Eighth Step (Schenectady)
The Park Theater (Glens Falls)

Bars & Nightclubs

Lark Hall (Albany)