Live Acoustic Music Near New York, 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 New York, 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

Feb 21, 2018
Ryan Tennis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 21, 2018
Tyler Childers (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 22, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 22, 2018
Rachael Yamagata (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
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 4, 2018
Paul Sforza (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around New York, NY

House Concerts

Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Banjo Lisa’s House Concerts (South Orange)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Peckman / Kraus House Concert (West Orange)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Cabin Concerts (Wayne)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Custer's Last Stand House Concert Series (Ringwood)
Finch Mountain House Concerts (Babylon)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Sanctuary Concerts (Chatham)
The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Morristown)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Pottersville Acoustic Cafe (Pottersville)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)

Cafes & Restaurants

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)


Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

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

Bars & Nightclubs

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