Live Acoustic Music Near Bronx, 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 many house concerts being held in and around the Bronx 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 Bronx 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 Bronx 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

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Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Jan 17, 2020
Playing at Live at the Upstream (Listening Room)
Jan 18, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Jan 19, 2020
Playing at Heights House Concert Series (House Concert)
Jan 19, 2020
Playing at White Eagle Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 20, 2020
Playing at Barbes (Listening Room)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Outpost in the Burbs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2020
Playing at Barbes (Listening Room)
Jan 27, 2020
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Janie grew up in the seat of Americana's American Folklife Festivals, where her exposure to the likes of the Seldom Scene and John Hartford stayed with her through many years of session singing.
Jan 27, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
Jan 29, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Community Coffeehouse (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Ithaca, NY based singer-songwriter Jen Cork has a passion for dirt, rubble, and the intersection of nature and mechanical objects, and her emotional songwriting grows out of these timeworn landscapes.
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at First Acoustics (House Concert)
Feb 2, 2020
Playing at Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Winner of seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist.
Feb 4, 2020
Playing at Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at The Stanhope House (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at Knitting Factory (Small Theater)
Wayne has been called "The King of Juke Joint swing, with a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Feb 6, 2020
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Crossroads (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (Small Theater)
Feb 9, 2020
Playing at Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
Feb 9, 2020
Playing at The Stanhope House (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Wayne has been called "The King of Juke Joint swing, with a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Feb 11, 2020
Playing at Arlene's Grocery (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 11, 2020
Playing at The Wonder Bar (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Bronx, NY

House Concerts

River Spirit Music House Concerts (Hastings On Hudson)
Jenkins House Concerts (New York)
House Show (New York)
Kathryn’s House Concerts Series (New York)
Heights House Concert Series (Jersey City)
Paul's Brooklyn House Concerts (Brooklyn)
First Acoustics (Brooklyn)
Our Times Coffeehouse (Garden City)
AJ Mahal House Concerts (Jersey City)
Spiral Sounds Concerts (Jersey City)
House of Love Concerts (Brooklyn)
The Funkhouse (Westbury)
Hamilton Park House Concerts (Staten Island)
Empty Nest Concerts (Maplewood)
Songbox House Concerts (Seaford)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)
Acoustic Celebration (Ridgefield)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Long Island HC (Lake Ronkonkoma)
Concerts in the Studio (Freehold)

Listening Rooms

American Folk Art Museum (New York)
Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Teaneck)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Rough Trade (Brooklyn)
Live at the Upstream (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
SubCulture (New York)
The Living Stage at Hotel RL New York (Brooklyn)
City Winery (New York)
Fox & Crow (Jersey City)
City Vineyard (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
The Owl Music Parlor (Brooklyn)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
Borderline Folk Music Club (New City)
Hard Luck Cafe (Huntington)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Grounds and Sounds Cafe (Stony Brook)
Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport)
The Saint (Asbury Park)
Towne Crier Cafe (Beacon)
Daryl's House (Pawling)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Good News Christian Coffee House (Bronxville)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Common Ground Coffeehouse (Hastings-on-Hudson)
Christopher Street Coffee House (New York)
Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Glenwood Landing)
Garden Stage Coffee House (Garden City)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)
Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
Good Folk Coffeehouse (Rowayton)
StarLight Coffeehouse (Northport)
The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Voices Cafe (Westport)
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (Putnam Valley)
Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme (Succasunna)
Community Coffeehouse (Danbury)

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

An Beal Bocht Cafe (Bronx)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Drip Beverage Lounge (Brooklyn)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
Crossroads (Garwood)
BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
The Bitter End (New York)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Common Ground Community Concerts at Irvington Town Hall (Irvington)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
Madison Theatre at Molloy College (Rockville Centre)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
Avenel Performing Arts Center (Woodbridge Township)
Boulton Center for the Performing Arts (Bay Shore)
Ridgefield Playhouse (Ridgefield)
The Schoolhouse Theater (North Salem)
Fairfield Theatre (Fairfield)

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

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