Live Acoustic Music Near Pennington, New Jersey

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

Several churches and non-profit community groups around Pennington 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 listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Pennington area. Restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes 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 Acoustic Shows

Sep 19, 2021
Playing at Keswick Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 21, 2021
Streaming in partnership with The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Music Connection: "Silver is a born communicator, an artist whose... songwriting exudes intelligence and humanity." Top Prospect / Hot 100 Unsigned Artist.
Sep 22, 2021
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Sara Ullrika Watkins is an American singer-songwriter and fiddler. Watkins debuted in 1989 as fiddler and founding member of the progressive bluegrass group Nickel Creek
Sep 22, 2021
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
An American singer-songwriter and actress, who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol
Sep 24, 2021
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 24, 2021
Playing at The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at New Hope Winery (Vineyard/Brewery)
Sep 25, 2021
Playing at Musical Lairs House Concert Series (House Concert)
Healing, inspiring and outrageously joyful. “If you can get to a Meghan Cary show, run, don't walk.”
 (Time Out NYC)
Sep 26, 2021
Playing at Jackyard House Concerts (House Concert)
Sep 26, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 27, 2021
Playing at Union Transfer (Bar/Nightclub)
Sep 28, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
An American singer-songwriter and actress, who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol
Sep 29, 2021
Playing at MilkBoy (Listening Room)
Sep 29, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Sep 29, 2021
Playing at Keswick Theatre (Small Theater)
Sep 30, 2021
Playing at Count Basie Theatre (Concert Hall)
Oct 1, 2021
Playing at Keswick Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 2, 2021
Playing at Keswick Theatre (Small Theater)
Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation.
Oct 2, 2021
Playing at Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Small Theater)
released 34 cd's including duet cd's with peter tork, john batdorf, cliff eberhardt and dan navarro. toured with everyone from steven wright to bonnie raitt. read two books a week, practice guita
Oct 2, 2021
Playing at Musical Lairs House Concert Series (House Concert)
Oct 2, 2021
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
CHRISTINE HAVRILLA & Gypsy Fuzz:
Oct 3, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 4, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 5, 2021
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 5, 2021
Playing at MilkBoy (Listening Room)
Oct 5, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 7, 2021
Playing at Ardmore Music Hall (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 7, 2021
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at Outpost in the Burbs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at MilkBoy (Listening Room)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 8, 2021
Playing at Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
Oct 9, 2021
Playing at The Locks at Sona (Listening Room)
Oct 9, 2021
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Oct 9, 2021
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 9, 2021
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Pennington, NJ

House Concerts

Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Krobath Concert Series (Hatfield)
Northern Light House Concerts (Washington)
Musical Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova)
Rosie's Cafe Concerts (Brick Township)
Folk on Foul Rift (Mount Bethel)
Jackyard House Concerts (West Chester)

Listening Rooms

1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
More Barn Studios (Stockton)
Randy's Man Cave (Bordentown)
The Locks at Sona (Philadelphia)
Underground Arts (Philadelphia)
City Winery (Philadelphia)
MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
The Living Room at 35 East (Ardmore)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem)
Lansdowne Folk Club (Lansdowne)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
City Vineyard (New York)
City Winery (New York)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)

Folk Music Societies

Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)
Philadelphia Folksong Society (Philadelphia)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

New Avenue Cafe (Havertown)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)
Rusty Rail Brewing Company (Mifflinburg)
Black River Farms (Bethlehem)
Sharrott Winery (Hammonton)

Small Theaters

Keswick Theatre (Glenside)
Sellersville Theater (Sellersville)
World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)
Nazareth Center For The Arts (Nazareth)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
The Colonial Theatre (Phoenixville)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)

Outdoor Music Series

Acoustic Kitchen (Easton)
Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts (Bryn Mawr)

Bars & Nightclubs

Union Transfer (Philadelphia)
Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore)
118 North (Wayne)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)