Live Acoustic Music Near West Orange, 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 West Orange 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 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 West Orange, NJ

House Concerts

Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Evergreen House Concerts (Plainfield)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
Concerts in the Studio (Freehold)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
Northern Light House Concerts (Washington)
Silo Series House Concerts (Belvidere)
Camp Marshall House Concerts (Robbinsville Township)
Folk on Foul Rift (Mount Bethel)
Pete and Lisa's Ewing House Concerts (Ewing)

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

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

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)
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)

Bars & Nightclubs

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