Live Acoustic Music Near Princeton, 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 Princeton 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 Princeton 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 Princeton. Restaurants and cafes around town 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

Aug 17, 2019
Playing at Silo Series House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 17, 2019
Playing at The Newton Theatre (Concert Hall)
Aug 17, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 19, 2019
Playing at The Bitter End (Small Theater)
Aug 21, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Aug 22, 2019
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Aug 22, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 23, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Aug 23, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Mackenzie Shivers began writing music when she was four years old and started piano lessons when she was five. In her songwriting, she underpins her classical training with an emotional essence that blossom together like bright buds as they bloom atop a
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at Sellersville Theater (Small Theater)
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (Small Theater)
Aug 24, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 25, 2019
Playing at Northern Light House Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 26, 2019
Playing at The Bitter End (Small Theater)
Billboard Top 10 Roots artist who's played the Bluebird Cafe & Carnegie Hall. NO DEPRESSION raved about Grant, “ ... lyrics and music as potent as Woody Guthrie ... A reminder of the darker period of Bob Dylan, and it’s that good, that memorable...”
Aug 26, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Aug 28, 2019
Playing at Fox & Crow (Listening Room)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Fox & Crow (Listening Room)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at World Cafe Live (Small Theater)
Aug 29, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Princeton, NJ

House Concerts

Worldwind House Concerts (Lawrenceville)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Hobbit Hill House Concerts (Ottsville)
Mueller House Concerts (Warrington)
Northern Light House Concerts (Washington)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Rosie's Cafe Concerts (Brick Township)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Silo Series House Concerts (Belvidere)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Notes From Home House Concert Series (Montclair)
Musical Lairs House Concert Series (Villanova)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
House Show (New York)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
Monocacy Creek House Concerts (Nazareth)
Lansdowne Folk Club (Lansdowne)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)

Listening Rooms

Hopewell Theater (Hopewell)
1867 Sanctuary (Ewing)
The Birdhouse Center for the Arts (Lambertville)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
The Locks at Sona (Philadelphia)
Underground Arts (Philadelphia)
MilkBoy (Philadelphia)
Connie's Ric Rac (Philadelphia)
Boot and Saddle (Philadelphia)
The Living Room at 35 East (Ardmore)
ArtsQuest (Bethlehem)
Godfrey Daniels (Bethlehem)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
City Vineyard (New York)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
City Winery (New York)
Jamey's House of Music (Lansdowne)
SubCulture (New York)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Folk on Foul Rift (Mount Bethel)
The Cutting Room (New York)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Old Stone Coffeehouse (Baptistown)
Pottersville Acoustic Cafe (Pottersville)
The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme (Succasunna)
The Smith Road Coffee House (Parsippany)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Trinity Spotlight Concert Series (Berwyn)
Our Community Cup Coffeehouse (Springfield)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

John and Peter's (New Hope)
Triumph Brewing Company (New Hope)
The Mermaid Inn (Philadelphia)
Quakertown Farmers Market and Flea Market (Quakertown)
Bourbon & Branch (Philadelphia)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
The Twisted Tail (Philadelphia)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Burlap and Bean Coffee (Newtown Square)
Steel City Coffeehouse (Phoenixville)
Seven Stones Cafe (Media)

Vineyards & Breweries

Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington)
New Hope Winery (New Hope)
Beneduce Vineyards (Pittstown)
Rusty Rail Brewing Company (Mifflinburg)
Four Sisters Winery (Belvidere)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Sharrott Winery (Hammonton)
White Horse Winery (Hammonton)

Small Theaters

Avenel Performing Arts Center (Woodbridge Township)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
Keswick Theatre (Glenside)
Sellersville Theater (Sellersville)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
World Cafe Live (Philadelphia)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Nazareth Center For The Arts (Nazareth)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)
The Colonial Theatre (Phoenixville)

Outdoor Music Series

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts (Bryn Mawr)

Bars & Nightclubs

The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
Arlene's Grocery (New York)
118 North (Wayne)
Parkside Lounge (New York)
Old State Tavern (Media)