Live Acoustic Music Near St James, New York

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 several house concerts being held in and around the St James area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Churches and non-profit community groups around St James 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 several listening rooms and small theaters in and around the St James area. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

September 30
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Port Washington, NY
October 2
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
October 5
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
October 8
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
October 16
If American old-time music is about taking earlier, simpler ways of life and music-making as one's model, Abigail Washburn has proven herself to be a bracing revelation to that tradition.
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Small Theater)
Port Washington, NY
October 23
Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Southbury, CT
November 2
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
November 10
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
November 10
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
November 10
A guitarists’ guitarist, Brooks’ wide smile and gentle grace immediately puts his audience at ease. He has a highly sophisticated, versatile, fingerstyle expertise, and he has a mean bottleneck sl
Lagond's Live from the Haven (Listening Room)
Elmsford, NY
November 13
A guitarists’ guitarist, Brooks’ wide smile and gentle grace immediately puts his audience at ease. He has a highly sophisticated, versatile, fingerstyle expertise, and he has a mean bottleneck sl
Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Southbury, CT
November 30
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
November 30
Wall Street Theater (Small Theater)
Norwalk, CT
December 1
Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Tarrytown, NY
December 3
Space Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Hamden, CT
December 8
Cafe Nine (Listening Room)
New Haven, CT
December 9
Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Mamaroneck, NY
December 10
Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Mamaroneck, NY
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around St James, New York

House Concerts

Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)
Shine Sessions House Concerts (Commack)

Listening Rooms

Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Lagond's Live from the Haven (Elmsford)
Moriches Community Center (Center Moriches)

Folk Music Societies

Folk Music Society of Huntington 1st Saturday Concerts (Centerport)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Voices Cafe (Westport)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

Vineyards & Breweries

Jones Family Farms (Shelton)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Bedford Playhouse (Bedford)

Libraries

East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow)
Longwood Public Library (Middle Island)
Ridgefield Library (Ridgefield)

Small Theaters

College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The River Spirit Music OnStage Concert Series at Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Wall Street Theater (Norwalk)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Westport)
Bellport Bandshell (Bellport)

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)
Toad's Place (New Haven)