Live Acoustic Music Near Garden City, 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 and around the Garden City area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area 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

Feb 23, 2018
The Kennedys (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 25, 2018
Mary Fahl (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2018
Emily Mure (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 1, 2018
Eliot Bronson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 2, 2018
Abbie Gardner (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 3, 2018
Jesse Terry (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Earth Room Concerts (Listening Room)
Mar 3, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 4, 2018
Paul Sforza (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mar 7, 2018
Ezra Furman (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 8, 2018
Brian Dunne (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Garden City, NY

House Concerts

Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Finch Mountain House Concerts (Babylon)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Peckman / Kraus House Concert (West Orange)
Banjo Lisa’s House Concerts (South Orange)
Homegrown Music Cafe (Port Jefferson Station)
Cabin Concerts (Wayne)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)

Listening Rooms

Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
The Firehouse Space (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
The Way Station (Brooklyn)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
The Living Room (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
Cornelia Street Cafe (New York)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
City Winery (New York)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
Lagond's Live from the Haven (Elmsford)
Live at Deepwells (St James)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Voices Cafe (Westport)

Cafes & Restaurants

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)


Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

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