Live Acoustic Music Near New City, New York

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 New City area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around New City host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together. Local libraries also host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the New City area. Local 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

August 9
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 9
7:00 Arielle Silver 7:40 Eric Harrison 8:20 Sarah King On Your Radar is hosted by John Platt "Sunday Supper" host WFUV 90.7 FM/wfuv.org
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 10
NC-based writer with guitar, banjo, and harmonicas, Colin has played NC and City of York Folk Festivals, and had music played on the BBC. Rooted in oldtime, blues, and storytelling songs.
Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Brooklyn, NY
August 10
The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 12
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 12
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 13
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association (Outdoor Music Series)
Highland, NY
August 14
Wall Street Theater (Small Theater)
Norwalk, CT
August 15
Chris Berardo (Chris Berardo and The DesBerardos) joins Texas songwriting treasure, Walt Wilkins and Marc Douglas Berardo for the last show of The Cheap Northeast Summer Vacation Tour for an in-the-round style concert at Rockwood Hall Stage 3.
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 18
CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Ridgefield, CT
August 19
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 19
Grammy nominee & Berklee College Visiting Scholar Bruce Molsky brings the spirit and escape of live concerts of fiddle, banjo, guitar and songs streamed from his living room to yours.
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 19
The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
August 19
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 20
The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 20
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
August 20
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
August 20
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 20
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 21
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 23
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 24
The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
August 25
Wall Street Theater (Small Theater)
Norwalk, CT
August 25
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 26
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 26
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Morristown, NJ
August 26
Wall Street Theater (Small Theater)
Norwalk, CT
August 26
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 27
Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Pawling, NY
August 27
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
August 27
The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
New York, NY
August 27
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
August 28
City Winery Hudson Valley (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Montgomery, NY
September 2
One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, engaging audiences with joy, humor, and a personal touch. First woman to win the National Fingerstyle Championship.
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Morristown, NJ
September 2
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
September 6
White Eagle Hall (Small Theater)
Jersey City, NJ
September 7
Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Ridgefield, CT
September 8
“Bob Malone doesn't just accompany himself on piano. He supports his singing with pulsating, roaring keyboard work that grabs you and shakes you until you cry for mercy.” — Keyboard Magazine
The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
New York, NY
September 9
The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
September 9
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
September 9
The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
New York, NY
September 9
American Folk Art Museum (Listening Room)
New York, NY
September 9
“Bob Malone doesn't just accompany himself on piano. He supports his singing with pulsating, roaring keyboard work that grabs you and shakes you until you cry for mercy.” — Keyboard Magazine
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
September 11
Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Beacon, NY
September 14
The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
September 16
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
September 22
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
September 22
The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
September 23
Outpost in the Burbs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Montclair, NJ
September 23
The Bitter End (Small Theater)
New York, NY
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around New City, New York

House Concerts

Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
Brooklyn Music Shop (New York)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

American Folk Art Museum (New York)
City Vineyard (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Daryl's House (Pawling)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
The Cutting Room (New York)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Bedford Playhouse (Bedford)
Cedar Beans Coffee Joint (Cedar Grove)
City Winery Hudson Valley (Montgomery)
Crossroads (Garwood)
Dogwood Beacon (Beacon)
Noble Coffee Roasters (Campbell Hall)
Silvana (New York)
SoHo Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Falcon (Marlboro)
The Hangout Cafe (Carmel Hamlet)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)

Libraries

East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow)
Ossining Public Library (Ossining)
Ridgefield Library (Ridgefield)

Small Theaters

Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Fair Lawn)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The Bitter End (New York)
The River Spirit Music OnStage Concert Series at Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The Triad Theater NYC (New York)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Wall Street Theater (Norwalk)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Westport)
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association (Highland)

Bars & Nightclubs

Arlene's Grocery (New York)
Parkside Lounge (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)