Live Acoustic Music Near Plainfield, 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 Plainfield area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Many churches and non-profit community groups around Plainfield 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 many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Plainfield 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

Oct 22, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2020
Playing at Earth Room Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 25, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 27, 2020
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Oct 31, 2020
Streaming in partnership with The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Listening Room)
From harmony in voice to harmony for humanity, husband and wife duo The Levins seek to uplift and unite with unflinchingly feel-good folk-pop. With its singular sunny-side-of-the-street sensibility, t
Dec 3, 2020
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Plainfield, NJ

House Concerts

Evergreen House Concerts (Plainfield)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
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)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
Concerts in the Studio (Freehold)
Camp Marshall House Concerts (Robbinsville Township)
Northern Light House Concerts (Washington)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)
Silo Series House Concerts (Belvidere)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Folk on Foul Rift (Mount Bethel)
Rosie's Cafe Concerts (Brick Township)
Monocacy Creek House Concerts (Nazareth)

Listening Rooms

Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
City Vineyard (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
The Way Station (Brooklyn)
The Cutting Room (New York)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
More Barn Studios (Stockton)
1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Lambertville)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

The Folk Project (Morristown)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Old Stone Coffeehouse (Baptistown)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

Folk Music Societies

Princeton Folk Music Society (Princeton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Crossroads (Garwood)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Drip Beverage Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
John and Peter's (New Hope)
10th Ave Burrito Company (Belmar)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)

Vineyards & Breweries

Montclair Brew (Montclair)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Working Dog Winery (East Windsor)
Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Sherman Theater (Stroudsburg)
Nazareth Center For The Arts (Nazareth)

Bars & Nightclubs

Cafe Bohemia (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)
The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park)