Live Acoustic Music Near Cedar Grove, 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 Cedar Grove 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 Cedar Grove 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 Cedar Grove area. Local 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

May 21
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
May 21
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
May 22
Original heartfelt music from the streets of New Orleans to the hills of Appalachia.
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Morristown, NJ
May 23
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
May 24
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
May 24
Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Brooklyn, NY
May 25
Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
New York, NY
May 25
Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
New York, NY
May 25
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
May 26
White Eagle Hall (Small Theater)
Jersey City, NJ
May 26
Joe's Pub at the Public (Listening Room)
New York, NY
May 29
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (Small Theater)
South Orange, NJ
June 1
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 2
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 3
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
June 3
The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
June 4
Union County Performing Arts Center (Small Theater)
Rahway, NJ
June 4
Count Basie Theatre (Concert Hall)
Red Bank, NJ
June 4
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 5
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 5
Idlewheel featuring Jack Sundrud & Craig Bickhartdt Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 4pm, doors at 3:15pm Cozy Cabin Concerts Green Brook, NJ 08812 https://www.cozycabinconcerts.com/ Suggested Donation $25.00 Reservations & Directions: didab2@aol.com
Cozy Cabin Concerts (House Concert)
Green Brook, NJ
June 7
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 8
The Triad Theater NYC (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 8
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
June 9
The Triad Theater NYC (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 10
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
June 11
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Small Theater)
Bloomfield, NJ
June 11
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 12
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
June 13
Leigh is best known as the lead singer for the band Six Pence None the Richer. But she mixes in those memorable hits with more recent work that hark back to her days growing up in Texas Hill Country - songs with a Texas twang & heatbroken lyrics.
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 14
City Winery (Listening Room)
New York, NY
June 14
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 15
Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Brooklyn, NY
June 17
Cliff Eberhardt is an American folk singer-songwriter. He is a founding member of the Fast Folk Music Cooperative in New York City.
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
June 17
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 17
Le Poisson Rouge (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 17
One night with Brad will run the gamut of all human emotions from humour, hedonism, activism and heartbreaking sadness. From Folk-rock anthems, to indie folk, flares of psychedelic, alt-country, to straight up storytelling you get it all in one song. Inf
Pete's Candy Store (Listening Room)
Brooklyn, NY
June 17
The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
New York, NY
June 21
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
June 22
Jalopy Theater (Listening Room)
Brooklyn, NY
June 24
Silvana (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
New York, NY
July 1
Join us for a great night of music from Dana Cooper. Poetic & Powerful Indie Folk/Americana Songwriter from Nashville. Celebrating his New CD "I Can Face The Truth", Dana will be performing new songs as well as old favorites.
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Morristown, NJ
July 8
Red Tank Brewing (Brewery)
Red Bank, NJ
July 9
Austin-born, NYC-based singer, guitarist, and writer of songs such as "I'm a Stone," "Night Shines On," and "American Dreaming."
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
July 10
Turning Point Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Piermont, NY
July 12
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
July 13
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
July 15
Red Tank Brewing (Brewery)
Red Bank, NJ
July 17
Count Basie Theatre (Concert Hall)
Red Bank, NJ
July 18
Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
New York, NY
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Cedar Grove, New Jersey

House Concerts

Blue Spruce Concerts (Yorktown Heights)
Brooklyn Music Shop (New York)
Cozy Cabin Concerts (Green Brook)
Live @ Drew's (Ringwood)
Northern Light House Concerts (Washington)
Silo Series House Concerts (Belvidere)
The Music Room (Cortlandt Manor)

Listening Rooms

City Vineyard (New York)
City Winery (New York)
Earth Room Concerts (Lincroft)
Jalopy Theater (Brooklyn)
Joe's Pub at the Public (New York)
Pete's Candy Store (Brooklyn)
Tavern Concerts in Old Richmond Town (Staten Island)
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Park Ridge)
The Cutting Room (New York)
Voices in the Heights (Brooklyn)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Outpost in the Burbs (Montclair)
People's Voice Cafe (New York)
Pottersville Acoustic Cafe (Pottersville)
The Folk Project - The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (Morristown)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Cedar Beans Coffee Joint (Cedar Grove)
Crossroads (Garwood)
Hill Country Barbecue (NY) (New York)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)
Silvana (New York)
SoHo Lounge (Brooklyn)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)

Libraries

East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow)
Ossining Public Library (Ossining)

Small Theaters

Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York)
Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck)
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club (Bloomfield)
Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street (Port Washington)
Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)
Le Poisson Rouge (New York)
Murmrr (Brooklyn)
Rockwood Music Hall (New York)
Roy's Hall (Blairstown)
South Orange Performing Arts Center SOPAC (South Orange)
Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The Bitter End (New York)
The River Spirit Music OnStage Concert Series at Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)
The Triad Theater NYC (New York)
Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway)
White Eagle Hall (Jersey City)

Bars & Nightclubs

Arlene's Grocery (New York)
Parkside Lounge (New York)
The Bowery Ballroom (New York)
The Bowery Electric (New York)
The Mercury Lounge (New York)