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

Jul 17, 2018
Kaia Kater (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Jul 18, 2018
Fireside Collective (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 18, 2018
Dan Layus (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Jul 19, 2018
Jackie Greene (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Small Theater)
Jul 19, 2018
Carolina Story (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 20, 2018
Christine Lavin (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)
Jul 20, 2018
Lori McKenna (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jul 20, 2018
Kirsten Maxwell (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 20, 2018
Shawna Caspi (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at American Folk Art Museum (Listening Room)
Jul 21, 2018
Jen Lowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 22, 2018
Robinson Treacher (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 24, 2018
Town Mountain (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 25, 2018
The Bumper Jacksons (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 27, 2018
Jerry Joseph (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 29, 2018
Dan Emino (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jul 31, 2018
Joe Purdy (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jul 31, 2018
Sean Rowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Jul 31, 2018
Mackenzie Shivers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 3, 2018
Steve Forbert (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Wonder Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
Aug 3, 2018
Cliff Eberhardt (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Coffeehouse)

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

House Concerts

Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (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)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Court House Concerts (Merrick)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
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)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
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)

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)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
The Smith Road Coffee House (Parsippany)
The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series hosted by The Folk Project (Morristown)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme (Succasunna)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
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)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brix City Brewery (Little Ferry)

Libraries

North Castle Public Library (Armonk)
Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
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)