Live Acoustic Music Near Green Brook, New Jersey

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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 Green Brook area. You just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Green Brook host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many small listening rooms, theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Green Brook area. Restaurants and cafes in the area 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 Live Acoustic Shows

Aug 18, 2018
Seth Adam (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at 1867 Sanctuary (Listening Room)
Aug 19, 2018
Bonnie Bishop (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bitter End (Small Theater)
Aug 20, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 21, 2018
Caleb Hawley (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 22, 2018
Danny Barnes (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 22, 2018
Emily Mure (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 23, 2018
Peter Bradley Adams (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 23, 2018
Girls Guns and Glory (Country)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Aug 24, 2018
Anna Tivel (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 28, 2018
Mackenzie Shivers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 30, 2018
Carolann Solebello (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 31, 2018
No Fuss and Feathers (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)
Sep 1, 2018
Annika Bennett (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 6, 2018
Red Molly (Americana)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 7, 2018
Caroline Cotter (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at American Folk Art Museum (Listening Room)
Sep 7, 2018
Jonah Smith (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2018
Alice Howe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Small Theater)
Sep 8, 2018
Jill Sobule (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 9, 2018
Mark Stuart (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Folk on Foul Rift (Listening Room)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Green Brook, NJ

House Concerts

Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Banjo Lisa's House Concerts (South Orange)
Peckman / Kraus House Concert (West Orange)
Austin East House Concerts (Hopewell)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Music at Maltby's (Princeton)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Worldwind House Concerts (Lawrenceville)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
Silo Series House Concerts (Belvidere)
Hobbit Hill House Concerts (Ottsville)
Got Music (Newtown)

Listening Rooms

Stangl Factory Stage (Flemington)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
City Winery (New York)
Cornelia Street Cafe (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
The Living Room (New York)
The Way Station (Brooklyn)
The Cutting Room (New York)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Lambertville)
The Firehouse Space (Brooklyn)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Folk on Foul Rift (Mount Bethel)
Puck (Doylestown)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Morristown)
Pottersville Acoustic Cafe (Pottersville)
The Smith Road Coffee House (Parsippany)
Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme (Succasunna)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
Dreaming Tree Coffeehouse (Baptistown)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Daniel's Den Cafe (Pipersville)

Cafes & Restaurants

Crossroads (Garwood)
Van Gogh's Ear Cafe (Union)
Trend Coffee (Montclair)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)
SoHo Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Path Cafe (New York)
Dinosaur BBQ Brooklyn (Brooklyn)
Scratcher Cafe (New York)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Brooklyn Public House (Brooklyn)
Cafe Moto (Brooklyn)
Spike Hill (Brooklyn)
Triumph Brewing Co (New Hope)
Havana New Hope (New Hope)
Triumph Brewing Company (New Hope)
Cafe Carlyle (New York)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
The Riegelsville Inn (Riegelsville)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)
Joseph's Grille (Langhorne)

Vineyards & Breweries

Old York Cellars (Ringoes)
Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)
Four Sisters Winery (Belvidere)

Small Theaters

Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Darress Theatre (Boonton)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
The Bitter End (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Concerts at the Crossing (Titusville)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)

Bars & Nightclubs

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