Live Acoustic Music Near Port Washington, 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 Port Washington 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 Port Washington 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 Port Washington 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

Featured

Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Glenwood Life Center - Memory Lane Music Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Recalling Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, and Cat Stevens, Joe's music is rooted in classic folk: honest and raw.
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 5, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Electric (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 8, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Apr 8, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Fox & Crow (Listening Room)
Apr 10, 2020
Playing at Live at the Upstream (Listening Room)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Voices Cafe (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
Apr 11, 2020
Playing at Gramercy Theatre (Concert Hall)
Apr 13, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 14, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 14, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with. NPR calls Alisa, “a pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams.”
Apr 14, 2020
Playing at The Saint (Listening Room)
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 15, 2020
Playing at The Mercury Lounge (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 16, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Spiral Sounds Concerts (House Concert)
Rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with. NPR calls Alisa, “a pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams.”
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Apr 17, 2020
Playing at Old South Haven Presbyterian Church (Listening Room)
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
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Voices in the Heights (Listening Room)
Shawna Caspi is a mighty singer, a fingerstyle guitarist, a story sculptor, and a truth teller.
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2020
Playing at Ethical Brew at The Ethical Culture Society (Listening Room)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Concerts in the Studio (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Evergreen House Concerts (House Concert)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at White Eagle Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at Earth Room Concerts (Listening Room)
“Seek this one out.” -Billboard Magazine. Known for her raw honesty and ability to connect with audiences, Cary brings fans to their feet and at times to tears with high-energy tunes, masterful storytelling, and deeply personal yet universal lyrics.
Apr 19, 2020
Playing at The Acoustic Cafe Music Series (Listening Room)
Apr 22, 2020
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 22, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 23, 2020
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 23, 2020
Playing at Rough Trade (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Cafe Bohemia (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 24, 2020
Playing at Crossroads (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 25, 2020
Playing at The Cutting Room (Listening Room)
Apr 30, 2020
Playing at Tarrytown Music Hall (Small Theater)
May 1, 2020
Playing at Outpost in the Burbs (Folk Music Coffeehouse)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music
in and around Port Washington, NY

House Concerts

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

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

Folk Music Societies

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

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

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

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)
Montclair Brew (Montclair)

Libraries

Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

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

Outdoor Music Series

Frank Melville Memorial Park (Setauket- East Setauket)
CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

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