Live Acoustic Music Near Teaneck, 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 Teaneck 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 Teaneck 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 Teaneck 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 18, 2019
Playing at Emelin Theatre (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Our Times Coffeehouse (House Concert)
Oct 18, 2019
Playing at Postcrypt Coffeehouse (College/University)
“Lisa Brigantino is what you’d call a complete musician—a superb multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. Brigantino brings to her songwriting that real sense of melody that so many putative writers lack.” – Jon Sobel, Blog Critics
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Earth Room Concerts (Listening Room)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Long Island HC (House Concert)
Oct 19, 2019
Playing at Voices in the Heights (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Towne Crier Cafe (Listening Room)
Oct 20, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Celebration (House Concert)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at City Vineyard (Listening Room)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 22, 2019
Playing at The Saint (Listening Room)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Oct 23, 2019
Playing at Daryl's House (Listening Room)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Rockwood Music Hall (Small Theater)
Just a nice Jewish boy with a suitcase full of songs and stories and self deprecating humor.
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Murmrr (Small Theater)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Barbes (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.
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at The Bowery Ballroom (Bar/Nightclub)
Oct 24, 2019
Playing at Acoustic Cafe (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Teaneck, NJ

House Concerts

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

Listening Rooms

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

Folk Music Coffeehouses

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

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)
Crossroads (Garwood)
BeanRunner Cafe (Peekskill)
Bellmore Bean Cafe (Bellmore)
The Stanhope House (Stanhope)
Salt GastroPub (Stanhope)
Noble Coffee Roasters (Campbell Hall)
The Falcon (Marlboro)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brooklyn Cider House (Brooklyn)
Threes Brewing (Brooklyn)


Port Washington Library (Port Washington)

Small Theaters

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

Outdoor Music Series

CHIRP Concerts (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

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