Live Acoustic Music Near Stony Brook, 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 Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook 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 and small theaters in and around the Stony Brook 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

Jun 18, 2021
Playing at Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Jun 19, 2021
Playing at Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jun 24, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jun 24, 2021
Playing at Blue Spruce Concerts (House Concert)
Jun 25, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jun 25, 2021
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Jun 26, 2021
Playing at Porch Stomp (Festival)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Jun 26, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jun 29, 2021
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Jul 7, 2021
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jul 11, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Jul 11, 2021
Playing at Down By The Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
Cliff Eberhardt is an American folk singer-songwriter. He is a founding member of the Fast Folk Music Cooperative in New York City.
Jul 16, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Jul 22, 2021
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
“When you combine the transcendent poetry of Bob Dylan with the gritty, real-world rock-n-roll storytelling that Bruce Springsteen made so famous, and then add a dash of the political activism embod
Jul 22, 2021
Playing at The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Small Theater)
Jul 25, 2021
Playing at Ridgefield Playhouse (Small Theater)
Jul 29, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 1, 2021
Playing at ConnArtists (House Concert)
Aug 3, 2021
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 5, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 6, 2021
Playing at Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Outdoor Music Series)
Aug 6, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 8, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Aug 15, 2021
Playing at Bruces Blues Cafe (Listening Room)
Aug 19, 2021
Playing at CHIRP Concerts (Outdoor Music Series)
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 20, 2021
Playing at Bellport Bandshell (Outdoor Music Series)
The New Students perform in an eclectic blend of folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana traditions, with tight harmonies, skilled instrumentation, and thoughtful lyrics delighting audiences for a decade
Aug 21, 2021
Playing at Murmrr (Small Theater)
Aug 21, 2021
Playing at Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Sep 5, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Sep 8, 2021
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Sep 10, 2021
Playing at Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Stony Brook, NY

House Concerts

Down By The Creek House Concerts (Patchogue)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
ConnArtists (Southbury)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)

Listening Rooms

Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Cafe Nine (New Haven)
Bruces Blues Cafe (Southbury)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
City Winery (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Daryl's House (Pawling)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
The Folk Fridays Concert Series (New Haven)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)

Libraries

Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)
Milford Center for the Arts (Milford)
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (Westhampton Beach)
College Street Music Hall (New Haven)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The River Spirit Music OnStage Concert Series at Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
The Kate Theater - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)

Outdoor Music Series

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

Bars & Nightclubs

Space Ballroom (Hamden)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)