Updated: December 5, 2017

The Abrons Arts Center

466 Grand Street, NYC 10002 (Lower East Side)     212.352.3101

The American Folk Art Museum


2 Lincoln Square (Columbus Ave. & 66th St.)      212-265-1040 

Free music Fridays:

Arlene's Grocery

95 Stanton St. (between Ludlow & Orchard)

one block south of Houston    212-358-1633

BB King Blues Club & Grill

237 W 42nd St. (betw 7th/8th Ave.)

Dec 2  7:30pm Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes  $39.50 Adv / $45 Door

3      8pm Larry Carlton $39.50 Adv / $45 Door

8      7:30pm Sister Hazel $30 Adv / $35 Door

15    8pm Aaron Neville  $69.50 Adv / $75 Door

16    7:30pm The Marshall Tucker Band  $37.50 Adv / $45 Door

21, 22,23   8pm A Darlene Love Christmas “Love For The Holidays”  $45 Adv / $50 Door

26    8pm An Evening with Petula Clark  $52.50 Adv / $60 Door

Jan 2   7:30pm Popa Chubby  $15 Adv / $20 Door

6      7pm Herman’s Hermits w/ Peter Noone  $49.50 Adv / $55 Door

9      8pm Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings)  $25 Adv / $30 Door

12    7:30 & 10pm David Sanborn  $55 Adv / $60 Door

18    8pm Cowboy Mouth  $22.50 Adv / $30 Door

19, 20   8pm Tower Of Power  $49.50 Adv / $55 Door

Beacon Theatre

74th Street & Broadway

Call: (212) 307-7171 / (914) 454-3388   (201) 507-8900

Dec 9   8pm Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays $62-$495

15   8pm Holiday Cheer for FUV w/ Lo Moon, Jeff Tweedy, Randy Newman and Aimee

        Mann $80.50 - $301

30    8pm Gov’t Mule $50-$80

31    9pm Gov’t Mule $50-$80

Bitter End

147 Bleecker   212-673-7030  

$5 Cover/2 drink min. per set

$5 Cover/2 drink min. per set

Dec 1  Big Chief Experience (7pm), Shark Hat, Michelle Wake, French Inventory, Better

        Weather, Lov Dot Gov

2     Acoustic Open Mic (1-6) Hosted By Evan Kremin; Doors at 1pm (sign up begins at

        12:30), Dean Friedman ($25) (7pm), Lauren Ancona ($10)(9pm), Zestrove,

        The Sugar Bush, Big Sweater, Giant Flying Turtles

3     Kat Vocal Academy (2-6) ---plus--- Singer/Songwriter Sessions  (7pm) w/ Robert

        Brashear, Lyda, Eric Alan Mack, Jess Chloe, Kat Mcdowell, Courtney Emery, Sarah

        Kang ---plus--- Morgan Adam Band (DCM)(10pm)

4     “Leave A Lasting Mark” concert series presents “A Night Of Holiday Music”

        (6:30-9pm) All Proceeds Go To Food For Life- Thompson Square Park Sanctuary

        NYC ---plus--- Kit Benz ($7), Oz Noy Trio ($15, Richie Cannata’s Monday Night Jam


5     Jerry Adams presents “The Annual Toyz For Totz Holiday / Christmas Party” w/ The

        Heartless Devils, Snorts Of Derision, The Dive Bar Romeos, Bob Dee With Petro,

        Gotham City Riot, Late Jam With Mike Lawler

6     Swang Presents RSP Experiment  w/ CC Eve, Gene Taylor, Jason Gill, K Sloan &

        The Melodics, Plus A Late Jam

7     Ondine (DCM)(7pm), Greg Osei, Sirsy ($10), Pretend Collective Hosts, “Phycedelic

        Soul Sessions: The Official Red Roses,Green Gold AfterPar

See venue web site for updates

Blarney Star Productions

with Glucksman Ireland House present

a monthly Irish traditional music concert series at

Washington Square United Methodist Church

135 West 4th Street (6th Ave - MacDougal St)

Info: Ireland House  (212) 998-3950 or:   

All shows 8pm   Concert Adm $15

Dec 1   Joey Abarta, Nathan Gourley & Owen Marshall

Blender Theater at Gramercy

127 East 23rd Street

The Blue Note

131 3rd St    212-475-8592    www.bluenotejazz.comSep 8-11   8 & 10:30pm Rebirth Brass Band  Bar $20 Table $35

Dec 1-3   8 & 10:30pm Fourplay  Bar $30 / Table $45

5, 6   8 & 10:30pm Rebirth Brass Band   Bar $20 / Table $35

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

199 Chambers Street

The Bowery Ballroom

6 Delancy St (at The Bowery) 212-533-2111


Tix @ Mercury Lounge,  866-468-7619,

The Bowery Poetry Club   

308 Bowery @ Bleecker    212-614-0505

Cafe Vivaldi

32 Jones St.

Open Mic Night    Mondays: 7-11pm    Sign up: 6:30pm

Dec 1   9:30pm Rob Holzer

3      8pm Jazz Cats Jam Sesh

7      7:30pm Pete Muller & Friends

9      8pm Cynthia Farrell

20    7:30pm Richard Russo Trio

22   7pm Greenwich Village Showcase Holiday Party featuring Rupert Wates and more

24    Jess McAvoy

Jan 18   9pm Rob Holzer

Feb 15   9pm Rob Holzer

Canal Room 

285 West Broadway and Canal Street   212-941-8100     Adv Tix:

Caravan of Dreams 

405 East 6th St. NYC

Carnegie Hall

57th St & 7th Ave. 212-477-0622

Ticket info: CarnegieCharge - 212-247-7800.

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage 

Dec 20  8pm Sing! An Irish Christmas with Keith & Kristyn Getty and Friends $15-$130

Weill Recital Hall ---

Zankel Hall

Dec 2   9pm Parker Millsap / Sara Watkins $69 to $82

Resnick Education Wing --No roots shows scheduled

Central Park SummerStage

Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

Concerts free except where noted

Christopher Street Coffee House

St. John’s Lutheran Church    81 Christopher Street

Open Mic 2nd Thursday ea. month, w/ featured performer

Sign up @ 6:30   Music @ 7pm

No Cover Charge

Nov 9   Featured artist: Lara Herscovitch

City Vineyard in Hudson River Park

Voices on the Hudson  at Pier 26  233 West St.


All shows: 8:30pm $20  except**   100 seats only

Dec 4   Josh Kelley

12, 13   John Doe

18    Dan Bern $25**

19    Nellie Mckay

Jan 8, 9   Peter Yarrow $35**

22    Charlie Mars

Feb 5   Ryan Montbleau

7, 8    Mary Gauthier

12    Michelle Shocked w/ Todd Almond

13    Michelle Shocked

Mar 19   Maya Isacowitz

City Winery

143 Varick Street (between Spring and Vandam Streets)

Sundays 11am - 2pm  Klezmer Brunch

(212) 608-0555

Dec 3  8pm Jane Lynch’s “Swingin’ Little Christmas” featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis,

        and the Tony Guerrero Quintet  $55, $60, $65, $70 

        8pm City Winery Presents: Steve Earle & The Dukes w/ Lucinda Williams &

        Emmylou Harris - 3rd annual Autism benefit @ Town Hall plus admission to

        After Party  $225

        Pair of tickets to an intimate dinner & rehearsal show with Steve Earle at City Winery

        Dec 2  $750

4     8pm Jane Lynch’s “Swingin’ Little Christmas” featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis,

        and the Tony Guerrero Quintet  $55, $60, $65, $70

10   8pm A John Waters Christmas; Meet and Greet included $110 

        Sold out, wait list available

11   7pm BETTY Annual Holiday Concert with Extra Special Guest Gloria Steinem

        (and other holiday surprise guests) $35, $40, $45, $50

17, 18   8pm Los Lobos $75, $85, $90, $95

20, 21  8pm Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Party Ever! $55, $60, $65, $75  (SRO $35)

22    8pm Bebel Gilberto $55, $60, $65

23   8pm Rhett Miller’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza feat. Jen Kirkman, Janeane

        Garofalo & Other Special Guests $25, $28, $32, $35

24   8pm City Winery & Joel Chasnoff Present: Christmas Eve for the Jews w/ Special

        Guests Jessica Kirson, Phil Hanley & more (TBA)  $25, $60 VIP

Jan 2, 16  8pm Steve Earle’s Annual Winter Residency w/ Special Guests (TBA) 

        $45, $55, $65

5      8pm Steve Forbert  $22, $25, $28

10    8pm The Washington Squares $25, $28, $32, $35

The Concert Hall

at the New York Society for Ethical Culture

2 West 64th Street at Central Park West

Dec 4   7:30pm Broadway Sings The Beatles $30-$65

Mar 23   8pm Robin Trower $45-$95

Cornelia St. Cafe

29 Cornelia St. (bet. w 4th St. & Bleecker, just off of 6th Ave.)


Dec 3  8:30 & 10pm  Django at Cornelia Street, Luke Hendon, Koran Agan, host w/ Luke

        Hendon, guitar;  Josh Kaye, guitar;  Scott Tixier, violin;  Tony Jarvis, bass clarinet; 

        Ben Rubens, bass

4     8:30pm Amram & Co w/David Amram, piano, french horn, flutes, composition &

        surprises;  Kevin Twigg, drums, glockenspiel;  Rene Hart, bass;  Elliot Peper,


Country Dance New York

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church,

201 W. 13th Street, Manhattan (northwest corner of 13th Street & 7th Avenue)

Weekly dances are held from September to mid-June

American Contra Dances -- Saturdays  8-10:45pm

7:30 Beginner’s Workshop -- at Chinatown Y’s Houston Street Center, 273 Bowery, unless otherwise stated

English Country Dances -- Tuesdays 7-10:15pm -at Philip Coltoff Center, 219 Sullivan Street, unless otherwise stated.

The Cutting Room

44 E. 32nd Street  212-691-1900

Dec 1   7:30pm Lloyd Price $60

10    2pm Jim Dawson $30

16    9:30pm Samantha Fish $25 - $45

23    7pm Sean Altman’s Jewmongous  $20 Adv / $25 Door

Jan 16  7:30pm Nashville To New York: An Intimate Evening with Hit Songwriters

        w/ Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Laura Veltz, Paul Overstreet $25 Adv / $30 Door

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street


85 Avenue A (212)777-1157

The Duplex

61 Christopher St. @ 7th Ave    212.255.5438

The Ear Inn

326 Spring St 212-226-9060    Music Mon, Weds.  No Cover

The 55 Bar

55 Christopher St     (212) 929-9883

Dec 2   10pm KJ Denhert & Band

6      7pm KJ Denhert’s Jazz Project

10    6pm Jim Campilongo Trio

12    10pm Leni Stern Band

15    10pm Tangiers Blues Band

16    10pm KJ Denhert & Band

30    10pm KJ Denhert

See venue web site for updates

Folk Music Society of NY

(AKA NY Pinewoods Folk Music Club)

Folk Music Club  Office:  444 W. 54 St, #7

Folk-Fone: 718-651-1115  Shows at various times/locations   

Shows at various times/locations

Folk Open Sing; First Wednesday of each month; 7-10pm; Ethical Culture Society

        53 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn (near 2nd St.). Info: Frank, 212-636-6341, or

        Laura, 718-788-7563.

Old-Time Music Jam every other Tuesday, 7:30-9:30pm in Brooklyn

Irish Traditional Music Session, 8-11pm Mondays. At the Landmark Tavern, 626 11th

        Avenue (on 46th St); co-sponsored with and led by Don Meade;

        for info 212-247-2562 or

Monthly Shanty Sing on Staten Island, usually on the third Sunday. at the Noble

        Maritime Collection (to give the official title) on the 3rd Sunday of every month

        from 2-5pm at the Noble Gallery, Building D, Snug Harbor Cultural Center,

        1000 Richmond Terrace

Sunnyside Singers Club; 8-11pm: Wednesdays; A pub-style sing-around.

         @ Aubergine Cafe, 49-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside, Queens

Dec 3  4pm: Fifth Annual Woody Guthrie Brooklyn Hoot; Round robin songfest featuring

        songs that former Brooklynite Woody Guthrie sang; With Vincent Cross, Beth Kotkin,

        Joel Landy, Nancy Moccaldi, Anne Price, and Steve Suffet; Co-sponsored with and

        at the Good Coffeehouse at the Old Stone House, 336 Third Street, in J.J. Byrne

        Park, between 4th and 5th Avenues, Brooklyn. $10 contribution.


8     7:30pm: FMSNY 52nd Anniversary Party w/ potluck dinner and two sings.

        (1) Bluegrass/Old-timey jam and sing, led by Phyllis Elkind

        (2) accompanied or unaccompanied singing, led by Jan Christensen;

        Bring potluck dish to share (check with Evy, president[at],

        so we don’t drown in onion dip)  @ OSA Hall, 220 East 23rd St, Suite 707 FREE

10   5-8pm Upper West Side Song Swap - new series on 2nd Sunday of the month;

        sponsored by FMSNY and People’s Music Network @ Hostel International ­New York

        (HI­NY), 891 Amsterdam Avenue at 103rd St.

13    8pm: Sunnyside Singers Club featuring Bob Malenky.

16   8pm Gloria Matlock & Michael Nix + Jeremy Aaron Co-sponsored with and @ the

        Peoples’ Voice Cafe. Community Church of NY. 40 East 35th St. Sugg. don. $20.

        PVC subscribers and FMSNY members $12. Doors open 7:30 pm. Info: Peoples’

        Voice Cafe.

22   7:30pm Triboro House Concert @ the Old Piano Factory (West Side Manhattan

        location.) Contribution: $12 for FMSNY memb., $15 for non-memb. Advance

        registration required. (Location provided when you register.) Contact Evy at

        718-549-1344 (after 11am) or

Greenwich Village Bistro

13 Carmine St.  212-206-9777

Music Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9,  Sundays at 7:30

Highline Ballroom

431 W. 16th Street  (between 9-10 Ave.)

Seated Shows - Gen Adm / First come, first seated

$10 per person minimum at tables at seated shows

Dec 15   8pm An Acoustic Christmas w/ Over the Rhine $29.50-$5

Hill Country NY

30 West 26th St #1

(212) 255-4544

Tuesdays @ 8:30pm  Rock ‘n Twang Live Band Karaoke  FREE

No Cover except where noted

Dec 1   10pm Kaylor Otwell & The Tin Cans

2      9pm The Lustre Kings

6      9pm Western Caravan

9      9:30pm Megg Farrell + Friends

14    9:30pm Sunny Sweeney $15-$20

15    9:30pm Three Bad Jacks

16    9:30pm Eugene Chrysler

20    9pm Marah $20-$25

21    9pm Ben Clark and The Long Shadows

22    9:30pm Jeff Slate & Friends: Rockin’ Holiday Dance Party

27    9pm Orville Davis

28    9pm The Nashville Attitude

29    9pm Wyndham Baird

30    9pm Jamie McLeanr

Jan 3   9pm Western Caravan

4      8pm Rusty Truck

5      9:30pm The Lustre Kings

12    10pm Zephaniah OHora & His Last Roundup Boys

14    7:30pm Carolyn Wonderland $16 - $20

Feb 9   9:30pm Little Lesley & The Bloodshots

10    9:30pm Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons

Mar 9   9:30pm Say Darling

23    9:30pm Cory Morrow $20 - $25

Housing Works Used Book Cafe

126 Crosby Street  (212-334-3324)

The Iridium

1650 Broadway   (212) 582-2121

Dec 1, 2  8:30pm Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown) $35 / $45

13    8:30pm Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band  $25 / $35

14, 15   8pm Shemekia Copeland  $30 / $40

19   8:30pm Mike Stern Band Featuring Randy Brecker, Tom Kennedy and Dennis

        Chambers  $40 / $55

19, 20  8:30pm Mike Stern Band Featuring Randy Brecker, Tom Kennedy and Dennis

        Chambers  $40 / $55

21-23  8:30 & 10:30pm Mike Stern Band Featuring Randy Brecker, Tom Kennedy and

        Dennis Chambers  $40 / $55

30    8:30 & 10:30pm Macy Gray  $65 / $95

31   7pm New Years Eve with Macy Gray (early show)  $85 / $105

        10pm (ball drop show) - $550 / $750 / $1500

Irish Arts Center

553 West 51 Street  212.757.3318

Nov 12   8pm Liam Ó Maonlaí and Cassandra Wilson $75

Irving Plaza

17 Irving Place (cor. 15th St.)

Jazz Standard @ Blue Smoke Restaurant

116 E 27th St     212) 576-2232

Sets Nightly at 7:30 & 9:30    Fri-Sat, Add’l set at 11:30

Joe’s Pub

At the Public Theater 425 Lafayette St.  212-239-6200

Dec 14   7pm Morley $15 Adv / $20 Door

19    7pm Shaina Taub $20

31    7pm Garland Jeffreys $50

Kathryn’s Space House Concerts

Lower East Side/East Village

Doors at 7pm music at 8 pm except where noted

refreshments served

rsvp essential to:

Oct 14   Blackie Farrell

Lets Zydeco

La Nacional:  239 West 14th  St.  (between 7th & 8th Ave)

Casual Zydeco Dance Workshop prior to the music

Admission: $22 — Advance tickets not necessary  

Dec 17   6pm Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble $22  Holiday Party  $22

Jan 12   Li'l Mo & the Monicats

26    Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas  25th Year Anniversary Party

Feb 11   Mardi Gras Party with C.J. Chenier

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Summer only

Madison Square Garden

7th Ave. & 33rd St

Manhattan Center

311 W. 34th St.

Mercury Lounge

217 E. Houston St.  212-260-4700

Dec 1  Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton (of The Be Good Tanyas)  $18    Doors: 7pm

12    Ryan Kinder $12 Doors: 6:30pm

The Metropolitan Room

34 West 22nd St.    212-206-0440

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)

New York City Center Studios

130 West 56th Street, Studio 5


213 Second Avenue   (corner of 13th Street)

Artists Lounge 1st & 3rd Wed ea. mo. Open mic & feature

performance 8pm sign-up One or two songs per person/group   Hosted by Su Polo 

1 Drink minimum  $3 suggested donation

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

236 E 3rd St, (betw Ave B & C)   212-780-9386

92Y Tribeca Mainstage

200 Hudson Street

Live at Cafe 92YTribeca

92nd St. Y

1395 Lexington Ave.   212.415.5500

NYC Rockin' the River Cruises

42nd St. & the Hudson River at Circle Line Pier 83


Summer only

The Orchard House Cafe

1064 1st Avenue - corner of 58th & 1st Ave


Parkside Lounge 

317 E Houston St (bet Aves B & C)     212-673-6270

Every Monday 9pm-12 Mid. is bluegrass night

The People’s Voice

The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist

40 E. 35th Street (betw Madison & Park Aves)  212-787-3903

Shows at 8:00 unless*  Admission: $12, $9 memb. $5 Seniors, unemployed

Dec 2   Charlie King & Rick Burkhardt

9      Thea Hopkins + The Peace Poets

16    Gloria Matlock & Michael Nix + Jeremy Aaron

23   Tribes Hill Holiday Showcase with George Gierer, Fred Gillen Jr, Karen Hudson,

        Susan Kane, Judy Kass and Larry Kolker

Jan 6   Reggie Harris; Pat Wictor

13    John O’Connor; Lindsey Wilson & the Human Hearts Trio

20    Martin Swinger; The Raging Grannies

27    Closed for People’s Music Network Winter Gathering in Brookline, MA

Feb 3   Gerry Segal; Lois Morton

10    Rod MacDonald

17    Jerry Epstein Memorial Concert

24    Generations; Steve Schalchlin

Mar 3   TBA

10   International Women’s Day: Pat Lamanna; Sharleen Leahey; Lydia Adams Davis

17   Irish Women’s Voices for Peace & Equality: Dian Killian; Alice Farrell; Alison Kelley

24    Colleen Kattau & Dos XX; John Ziv & Tom Weir

31    Closed for Easter Weekend and Passover

Apr 7    Emma’s Revolution

14    An Evening with Holly Near: A Talk with Song

21    Ray Korona Song Night

28    David Dodson & Mary Kate Small; Ben Tousley

May 5   Jean Rohe; Luci Murphy

12   Eric Levine 10th Anniv. Memorial Concert/Peoples’ Voice Cafe Benefit

19    Gathering Sparks; Walkabout Clearwater Chorus

Paddy Reilly’s

519 2nd Ave. (29th St.) 212-686-1210

Sunday:  5:30pm Bluegrass Jam Session

Mondays: 7:30pm Bluegrass Jam

Wednesday: 7pm Open Mic Nite

Thursdays:  10:30pm  Irish Culture Nite 

Fridays:  11pm - 1am  The Prodigals

Saturdays: 6, 9pm Songwriters Open Mic and Showcase

11pm Irish Rock/Traditional

PlayStation Theater

(formerly Best Buy Theater)

1515 Broadway  @44th St.

Postcrypt Coffeehouse

2980 Broadway Basement of St. Paul’s chapel,

Columbia  University (212) 854-1953

Shows: 8:30 / 9:30 / 10:30 in order listed

For current week’s listings see website

Radio City Music Hall

1260 Avenue of the Americas

The Red Lion

151 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.)

  1. (212)260-9797    Mondays @ 7pm Songwriters / 9pm Big Ed Blues Jam

River & Blues

Robert F Wagner Junior Park, 20 Battery Place

Rockwood Music Hall

196 Allen St. (bet Houston & Stanton)      212-477-4155

($) check website for link to admission price

Stage 1

Dec 1  6-Foushe Melanie Penn é, 7-Henry Black, 8-Barton Stanley David, 9-Fio,

        10-Kevin Harrison & True North, 11-Valipala, 12-Skyfoot, 1-Arjun

2     3-Melanie Scholtz, 4-City of Decades, 5-The Steady Quakes, 6-Joel Streeter,

        7-Anna Coogan, 8-Pete Francis, 9-Mieka Pauley, 10-Mosa, 11-Earthquake Lights

3     3-Mary Edwards, 4-Townes Cosentino, 5-JM Lansdowne, 6-Bluegrass Collusion,

        7-Jess McAvoy, 8-Amelia Robinson & Rebecka Larsdotter, 9-Emma Fox,

        10-Devon Rae, 11-Zvada, 12-John Taylor

4     6-Martina Fiserova, 7-Andrea Wood, 8-Dana Herz, 9-Ryan Scott, 10-Aaron Comess,

        11-Kadawa, 12-Half/Brother

5     Communion Residency, New York: 7:30-COTE, 10:30-Plastic Picnic, 11:30-Pearla


6     6-Paige Howell, 7-Seth Newton, 8-Martin Rivas, 9-Bird Streets, 10-Butch Phelps, 1

        1-City Billies, 12-Charlie Phllps

7     7-Rad and Kell, 8-Sarah Kervin, 9-Jen Fischer & HaleyJane Rose (of Boy Band),

        10-Civilians, 11-Hardworker, 12-Littlehat.Bighat

8     7-Ronald Reggae, 8-Copilot, 9-The Empty Pockets, 10-Goodbye Picasso,

        11-Brother Valiant, 12-The Break Lights, 1-Hank Born

9     3-Sarah Cabral, 4-Jared Weintraub, 5-Duchess & the Disco, 6-Ben Cosgrove &

        Stephanie Jenkins, 7-Huxley Rittman and the Rusty Hitmen, 8-Fort Vine, 9-Miss

        Caitlin Bell, 10-The Morning Sea, 11-The Haveners, 12-Dave Mooney and

        The Aztec Gypsy, 1-Mr. Hip

10   3-Cat London, 4-Rosie Upton, 5-Jay Miners, 6-New Holland, 7-Jack Schneider,

        8-Kelsey Hughen, 9-Trisha Ivy, 10-Ess See, 11-Shir

11   6-Harriet Manice, 7-Chris Blacker, 8-Adam Narimatsu, 9-Ryan Scott, 10-Progger,

        11-Nicky Barbato, 12-Michael Sarian & The Chabones

12   6-Hannah Cranton, 7-Scott Slay & the Rail, 8-BMI Acoustic Lounge, 9-Jason Shand,

        10-Michael Daves, 11-Alex Hargreaves, 12-Mark Kilianski

13   6-Tyler. V, 7-Bill Steely, 8-Caitlin Mahoney, 9-Maelyn, 10-Sarah Wise, 11-Sterling

        Rhyne, 12-Oldsport

14   6-Chloe Lilac, 7-Marcellus Hall, 8-Eugene Tyler Band, 9-Raye Zaragoza, 10-Rachel

        Madison, 11-Misha, 12-Sirintip

15   6-Air for Ants, 7-Melinda May, 8-Luke Wesley, 9-Dirty Bird, 10-The Living Strange,

        11-The Vibe Theory, 12-Monkeybite

16   3-Pete and the Stray Dogs, 4-Tim Barnicle, 5-Kristopher James, 6-Leo,

        7-Robin Mitch Mitchell, 8-Luke Buck, 9-Stephen Babcock, 10-Micky,

        11-Quinn Devlin & The Bridge Street Kings, 12-TheDye, 1-Gabriel Morales

17   3-Echo Bloom, 4-Originire, 5-Lukka, 6-Courtney Swain, 7-Big Brutus, 8-Jason Myles

        Goss, 9-WYATT, 10-Michael Wagner, 11-Casimir & Shaken Child

18   6-Turnpike, 7-ZapOte, 8-Brad Standley, 9-Ryan Scott, 10-Michelle Willis,


19   6-Danny Fishman, 7-Sarah Factor, 8-JCAM Country Band, 9-Sam Reider and Jorge

        Glem, 10-Michael Daves, 11-Blues on Tues: Hosted by Fife & Drom

20   6-Wind & the Why, 7-Owen Ross, 8-Liah Alonso, 9-Jeremy Beck, 10-Jenna Glick,

        11-Lizzie and The Makers, 12-King Daniel

21   6-Blue Iris, 7-Jenna Scott & The Tumbleweeds, 8-Abby Payne, 9-Skye Claire,

        10-Shenzi and From Earth, 11-Mel Bryant, 12-Christopher Watson

22   6-Emma Shackelford, 7-Tom Wardle, 8-Paul Sforza, 9-Ben Grace, 11-The Drew

        Torres Trio, 12-Great Blue, 1-Robert Taylor Jr.

23   4-Rachel Eckroth, 5-Kojo Stone, 6-Chickabiddy, 7-Rachel Levitin, 8-Nicholas and

        Angelina, 9-Myra Flynn, 10-Phil Gammage


27    7-Chris Wills, 8-Alex Mendes, 11-Brooks Hubbard

28    6-Tina and the Balance, 7-The Sturdy Souls, 11-Noelle Tannen

29   6-Morgan Treni & The Landscapes, 7-Bonomo, 9-Zach Jones & the Tricky Bits

30   3-Karlee DeVito, 4-Courtney Preis, 5-Gabrielle Marlena, 6-The Britts - Brittany Brook

        & Brittany Proia, 7-John Black & Band, 12-Folk is People

31   6-Lucite Tokki, 7-The Science of the Lamps, 8-Emergency Tiara, 9-Shlomo Franklin,

        10-Stains of a Sunflower

Stage 2

Dec 1   7-Patterson Hood ($25, Sold Out), 9-John Craigie ($10-$15)

2     7-Margot B. ($10), 8-Zerobridge ($10), 9-SkyDaddy ($10), 10-Raycee Jones ($10),

        11-Roots of A Rebellion (11pm), Kuf Knotz (12:15am) ($10)

3     7-Marcus Goldhaber; A concert to #BridgeTheGap between civilians & veterans

        ($10-$15), 8-DD White ($10), 9-Tom Freund ($12-$15)

4     7-Private Event, 8:45-Whose Hat Is This? ($15), 10-Campilongo After Dark w/ Jim

        Campilongo, Luca Benedetti, David Speranza, Tony Mason ($10)

5     Communion Residency, New York: 8-Terence Ryan, 10-Prelow, 11-Micky ($10-$12)

6      7-Private Event, 8:30-Takuya Kuroda ($15), 10-The Artisanals($12)

7     7:30-Anewal (Etran Finatawa) presented by WMI and LPR w/ DJ Henri (6pm) ($10),

        9:30-Birds of Bellwoods, 10:30-M.A.K.U Soundsystem ($10)

8     7-Joe Benjamin & a Mighty Handful w/ Matt Krenz & the Divine ($10), 9-Robbie Gil

        ($15-$20), 10:45-Greg Mayo Band Holiday Show

9     3-NYC Holiday Benefit for Toys for Tots w/ Julian Velard, Nalani & Sarina, Drew

        Yowell, and Bluebirds of Paradise (Register here), 7-Jocelyn & Chris Arndt ($10),

        8:15-Amy Vachal (9:15) w/ Josh Ward Taylor (8:15) ($12 Adv / $15 Door / GA Seated

         $20), 12-Arlene Gould

10   2-Private Event, 8-Brother Roy & Friends, Sam Reider & the Human Hands (8pm),

        Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers (9pm), Brother Roy (10pm), Zephaniah O’Hora

        (11pm) ($10)

11   7-Tamika & The Slay ($10), 8-J.Antonette ($12), 9-Victory Boyd ($10), 10-Jonathan

        Maron, 11-Dadalon

12   7-Hayley Coupon w/ Special Guest David Garza ($10), 8-DR King ($10), 9-Kaylyn

        Marie & the Wildlings ($10)

13   7-Scott Sharrard & Friends: 2nd Annual Festivus Jam ($15-$20), 9-Talay ($10),

        10:30-Vera Sola

14   8:15-Amy Lynn & The Honey Men ($10), 9:30-Emily Jackson ($10), 11:30-Escaper

15   8:30-Mike Errico Holiday Show ($15), 10-Robbing Johnny ($10), 11:15-Big Hands

        Rhythm & Blues Band

16   11-Private Event, 7-Chris Pureka w/ The Harmaleighs ($15), 9:15-Nick DeLeo ($10),

        10:15-Curtis & Reinhard ($12), 11:30-The Gold Magnolias ($10)

17   1-Private Event, 7-The Gregory Brothers Annual Christmas Show w/ Melanie Penn,

        Welcome Wagon, Dusty Brown ($12-$15)

18   6-Private Event, 8:15-The Ventures Xmas Show ($10), 9:15-Super Hi-Fi Christmas

        Show ($10), 10:30-Campilongo After Dark w/ Jim Campilongo Trio w/ Chris

        Morrissey, Josh Dion ($10)

19    6-Private Event

20   7-Cowboy Bob ($15), 9-Red Wanting Blue and The Alternate Routes Quartet ($20,

        $65 VIP)

21    7-Erin Bowman ($12-$15), 9-Brian Dunne ($10)

22   7-Rini Album Release ($10), 8-Ross Livermore Band Album Release ($10),

        10-Karma Darwin ($10)

23   7-Amanda Higgins and Friends perform the music of “Through a Class Darkly,”

        a new musical feature film with Eric Roberts ($10)


27    10-The Gray Vines ($10)

28    11-G.Smith

29   7-An Evening of Louis Prima Hosted by Paul Loren & Steven Salcedo ($15),

        8-Macabre Americana ($10 -$15), 12-Barika

30    7-The Oshy Annas ($10)

31   8:30-Lawrence’s “A Night of Throwback Covers” w/ Special Guests TBA ($50)

Stage 3

Dec 1  7-Emily Cavanagh ($15, Sold Out), 8:30-Jenni Lyn (Della Mae) ($12-$15),

        10-John Splithoff ($15, Sold Out), 11:30-Mariko ($10)

2     7-Yaniza Dore ($10), 8:30-Olivia Millerschin ($10-$12), 10-Dwayne Shivers ($10),

        11:30-Parker Gispert (of The Whigs) ($12)

3     7-Miwa Gemini ($10), 8:30-“Reason to Believe”: songs of Bruce Springsteen’s

        Nebraska by Seventh Seal Productions ($20), 10:30-Jackie Venson ($10)

4     7-Melanie Penn - Immanuel Residency ($20), 8:45-Michael Daves & Brittany Haas

        ($15), 10-First Monday Bluegrass Jam hosted by Michael Daves ($5 Suggested


5     Communion Residency, New York: 7:15-Aisha Badru, 8:15-Common Holly,

        9:15-Girl Blue, 10:15-Michael Daves ($10-$12)

6     7-David Jacobs-Strain w/ Bob Beach ($12), 8:30-Paulo Coelho ($10), 10-I Am Snow

        Angel: De-Coded + Unplugged ($10)

7     6:30-Minton Sparks w/ Kurt Peloquin ($12-$15), 8:30-Ransom Pier w/ Josey Blue

        ($10), 10:30-Gregoire Maret + Romain Collin Duo ($10)

8     7-Jeff Campbell ($12), 8:30-Niall Connolly ($12), 10-Lukas Papenfusscline ($10),

        11:30-The Academy Blues Project (Acoustic) ($10-$15)

9     5-The Dartmouth Aires ($20), 7-PROJECT Trio: The Studio ($12), 8:30-Sam

        Bisbee ($15), 10-The Sweeplings ($12), 11:30-Abby Feldman & Camille Theobald

        Present Joyelle Johnson, Drew Michael, Nore Davis, Lance Weiss, Kenny Garcia,


10   7-Philippe Lemm Trio + Malnoia ($15), 9-Elsa Nilsson ($10), 10:30-Zac Clark ($10)

11   7-Melanie Penn - Immanuel Residency ($20), 8:30-The Showdown Kids feat. Scott

        Metzger, Katie Jacoby and Simon Kafka ($15 - Sold Out), 10:15-Jim & Otis ($10)

12   7-On Your Radar w/. Heathcote Hill, Pete Mancini, Mary Scholz - Hosted by John

        Platt from WFUV ($10), 10-Brendan Hines ($10)

13   7-Rachael Sage ($10-$15), 8:30-The New York Artists Collective Writers Round

        w/ Atarah Valentine (Sony/ATV), Jessica Carvo (also of Satellite Mode), Tanis ($10),

        10:30-Charlotte Rose Benjamin ($10)

14    7-Maris ($10), 8:30-Lucy Isabel ($10), 10-Wakey Wakey ($15)

15   7-Creative Apocalypse ($10), 8:30-Dan Mills ($15), 10-Tom Hamilton Acoustic Duo


16    7-Michelle Ross ($10), 8:30-Tacoma Narrows ($12)

17   7-This Is Not the Radio feat. Ari Folman-Cohen, Debuting the Short Film: Day Drink,

        w/ performances by: Melissa Czarnik, Fife & Drom, Blue Steel ($10), 8:30-The

        Emergence Collective ft. Mara, Matthew Marsh, RAINA & Sylver Wallace ($10)

18   7-Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass || Singer/writer of “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” ($10),

        8:30-Dear John: Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman Perform The Songs of John

        Hartford  ($10 - Night 1 of 2)

19   7-Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass || Singer/writer of “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” ($15),

        8:30-Dear John: Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman Perform The Songs of John

        Hartford ($15)

20   7-Melanie Penn - Immanuel Residency ($20), 8:45-Ray McGale ($10)

21   7-The Inspire Project ($10), 8:30-Jeff Kazee “One Piano & A Microphone” ($15-$20)

22   7-Spooky Ghost ($10), 8:30-Jeff Kazee “One Piano & A Microphone” ($15-$20)

23    10-Seb Isaac Band ($10)


27   7-Jessica Malone($15), 8:30-The Backscratch Sessions feat. Akie Bermiss,

        Rebecca Haviland, Wes Hutchinson, & Martin Rivas ($10)

28   7-Sebastian Janoski ($10), 8:30-Nia from Orange Pekoe ($20), 10-Billy Galewood

        (Bushwalla) ($12-$15)

29   7-Angel Ram ($10), 8:30-Owen Danoff ($12), 10-The Ladybugs ($15)

30    8:30-Paul Weinfield & Friends ($10)

See venue web site for updates

Rocky Sullivan’s

129 Lexington Avenue   212-725-3871

Mondays from 9 ‘til midnight-Informal seisiun of

Irish traditional music with Marie Reilly

Roseland Ballroom

239 W 52nd St      (212) 247-0200

The Rubin Museum of Art

150 W 17th Street

212.620.5000 ext 344

Music Without Borders presents the “Naked Soul” Series

The Schimmel Center

at Pace University

3 Spruce St, New York (Between Park Row and Gold Street)

866-811-4111    Box Office: 212-346-1715

Apr 20   7:30pm Tom Chapin and the Chapin Sisters $87-up

May 5  7:30pm Lonesome Traveler: The Concert w/ special guest Peter Yarrow from

        Peter, Paul & Mary $87-up

The Scratcher Bar

207 east 5th street- between 2nd & 3rd avenue -

no cover one drink minumum

Acts at 7:15 and 8:15pm except*

Shading Time Productions

Huge Nights of Music and More

Singer/songwriter song swap; many alumni of Jimmie Dale Gilmore songwriting class


356 W 40th Street (@ 9th Ave)  212-333-4141

Sidewalk Cafe

94 Avenue A (6 St.) 212-473-7373 No Cover/Donations

Singers Forum

49 West 24th Street, 4th Floor between Broadway & 6th



204 Varick St.    (212) 243-4940

Sugar Bar

254 W. 72nd St.   212.579.0222

The Stone

NW corner - Second Street & Avenue C.    Adm: $10 /set

Tuesday thru Sunday 8 & 10pm   Artistic Director: John Zorn


45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs    (212) 533-5470

Symphony Space

2537 Broadway (95th St)   212.864.1414

Dec 13   7:30pm Big Easy on the Hudson w/ The Hot Sardines, Henry Butler, Evan

        Christopher’s Clarinet Road | Special vocalist: Sasha Makowski ) $40-$65 / $34-$55

        / $25 @ Peter J Sharp Theater

14    7:30pm David L. Harris: Blues I Felt $30 / $26 / $20 @ Leonard Nimoy Thalia

16    7:30pm Storyville Stomp: Last Night in Storyville w/Jon-Erik Kellso’s Mahogany Hall

        Pleasure Society Jazz Band, The Gotham Kings w/ Queen Esther and Dennis

        Lichen’s Hotter; plus DeWitt Fleming Jr., Gaby Galore & Her Sugar Shakers,

        Delysia La Chatte  $50 / $42 / $25 @ Downstairs Level of Symphony Space

Mar 8   8pm Ladysmith Black Mambazo $40-$65 / $34-$55 / $25 @ Peter J Sharp


Summer on the Oval

Stuyvesant Town    Roots & Rock Sessions    3pm-7pm

Free to all residents and their guests

The Tank

151 west 46th street   8th floor  212-563-6269

Terminal 5

610 W 56th St    (212) 665-3832

Terra Blues

149 Bleecker St     212-777-7776

7pm Acoustic / 10pm Electric

The Town Hall

123 W.43rd St.    212-398-6447

Dec 2, 9, 16  5:45pm A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile $58 / $64

3     8pm Steve Earle & The Dukes with Emmylou Harris and Lucinda Williams; The 3rd

         Annual Concert benefitting The Keswell School $45 / $60 / $70 / $100

6     8pm Robert Earl Keen; “Merry Christmas From the Fam-O-Lee” Show $35 / $40 /


7      8pm Jake Bugg $35 / $37.50 / $50

Jan 20   8pm The Klezmatics 

UMO Music Events

UMO Weekly Sunday Afternoon Free Winter Music Event

Check location at:

Performers welcome: Folk / Rock / R&B 2010 back to 1960’s

More info “Underground Music Online”

(Note - Spring, Summer & Fall Music is in Washington Square Park)

United Palace Theatre

4140 Broadway (@ 175th St)   212-307-7171    Tix:

Webster Hall

125 E. 11th St.

West Park Center

West Park Church, W. 86th St. & Amsterdam Ave.

Whitman Hall

Brooklyn College   2900 Bedford Avenue


An Beal Bocht Cafe

445 W 238th St, Riverdale     718-884-7127

Shows at 9:30

Sundays: 4-7pm Trad Irish Session

Tuesdays: Open Mic Night

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture

Hostos Community College / CUNY

450 Grand Concourse

(718) 518-6539

The Punch Bowl Bar

5820 Broadway @ 238 St., Riverdale

Starving Artist Cafe & Gallery

City Island      249 City Island Avenue



Bar LunÀtico

486 Halsey St.   718.513.0339

Hours: Mon-Wed 6pm-12:30am / Thur-Sat 6pm-1:30am

Performances from 8:30ish – 11 pm nightly.

Recommended donation of $10 per person goes to musicians

Gospel Brunch on Sundays   Live gospel music from 2pm

Dec 1  Spirits Rebellious - The Music of Thomas Chapin W/Saul Rubin & Arthur Kell

2      Ethan Eubanks’ Blues Bangers Feat. Noè Socha

4      Matt Darriau’s Yo Lateef: The Music Of Yusef Lateef

5      X-Ray Specs

6, 7   7:30 & 10pm The Little Willies  Adv. Tix pre-sale SOLD OUT

8      Àlvaro Benavides Group

9      Tiga Jean Baptiste

11    The Deel: Marta Sanchez W/Michael Formanek, Vinnie Sperazza, Oscar Noriega

12    Rachael & Vilray (feat. Rachael Price Of Lake Street Dive)

13    Sarah Cabral

14    Armo

15    Flamenco Night (W/Flamenco Inside Out)

16    Smokey’s Secret Family

18    Jerome Sabbagh/Greg Tuohey Group

19    Joan As Police Woman

20    Arthur Kell And Friends

21    Yacouba Sissoko (Kora Music From Mali)

22    Craig Dreyer & Clark Gayton Play The Crusaders

23    Christmas Forro With Trio Catarina (Featuring Mauro Refosco)

26    The Shivers (W/Kenny Wollesen & Dalius Naujo)

27    Anything Mose! (The Music Of Mose Allison)

28    Sexmob

29    Itai Kriss & Telavana

30    Tyler Blanton’s Hornê Electric Band


376 9th St at 6th Ave    Park Slope     718-965-9177

All events $10 suggested donation, unless otherwise noted.

Sundays @ 5pm Joel Forrester

Sundays @ 9pm Stephane Wrembel

Mondays @ 7pm Brain Cloud

Mondays @ 9:30pm Tropical Vortex Mondays

Tuesdays @ 9pm  Slavic Soul Party

Wednesdays @ 10pm The Mandingo Ambassadors

Fridays@ 5pm The Crooked Trio

Saturdays @ midnight DJ Set

(Note: See above for recurring residency performers)

Additional acts listed below:

Dec 1   8pm Opera On Tap, 10pm Big Lazy

2     4pm Michael Hearst Presents Curious, Unusual & Extraordiary, 8pm Naked Lore,

        10pm Banda De Los Muertos, Midnight DJ Set. This Week: Dj Disreputable Shaman

3     7pm Dirty Waltz Band

4     9:30pm Tropical Vortex Mondays This Week: Dilemastronauta Y Los Sabrosos

        Cosmicos + Greenwood Rhythm Coalition

5      7pm Lyubtshe: Yiddish Folsksongs Of Women

6      8pm Andy Statman

7      8pm Brandon Seabrook Trio. Brandon Seabrook, 10pm Gato Loco.

8      8pm Bill Carney’s Jug Addicts, 10pm Life In A Blender

9     4pm The Erik Satie Quartet, 8pm Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet, 10pm Nikhil P.

        Yerawadekar & Low Mentality

10   7pm Guillaume Pirard’s Salon, 8pm Classical Smackdown; Jack Petruzzelli and

        Cameron Greider take on the Great Composers, with electric guitar arrangements

        of Ravel and Bartok, mixed with originals and improvisation

11    9:30pm Tropical Vortex Mondays This Week: Los Cumpleaños

12    7pm Matt Pavolka’s Horns Band

13    8pm Damian Quinones & His Conjunto.

14    8pm The Pre-War Ponies, 10pm Miramar $10

15    8pm Nashaz, 10pm Bombay Rickey

16   4pm New Klezmer music by Winograd and Holmes, 8pm Dolunay, 10pm Rana


17    7pm Accord Treble Choir

18    9:30pm Tropical Vortex Mondays This Week: Locobeach

19    7pm Zeke Healy and Karen Waltuch

20    8pm Tim Vaughn

21   8pm Luba Mason: Triangle. Vocalist Luba Mason $15,

        10pm Hearing Things

22   8pm Regional de NY, 10pm Supermambo. A Vibes Tribute To Tito Puente

23    8pm Jack Grace, 10pm Zemog El Gallo Bueno

24    8pm The Mandingo Ambassadors.

26   7pm Michael Attias Presents An Ongoing Residency. This Month: In Praise of


27    8pm Way North

29    8pm Endangered Blood, 10pm Smokey’s Secret Family

30    8pm Mike Neer and friends, 10pm Miramar $10

31   10pm ‘til late New Years’s Eve with Anbessa Orchestra; no tv, no warm champagne

        toast. $20

The Bell House

149 7th Street

Brooklyn Bowl

61 Wythe Ave   (718) 963-3369

The Brooklyn Music Shop presents

@ the Brooklyn Music Shop Homestead

Reservations recommended via email:

Location given with reservation

All shows: 8pm   Tickets:

Jan 20   Scott Wolfson and Other Heros

Feb 10    A Very Special Valentines Day Concert - Nothing but Love Songs

        Starring the Levins

Mar 10   Stefan Bauer Jazz Trio

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

53 Prospect Park W.   (718) 768-2972   


Celebrate Brooklyn!

Prospect Park Bandshell    9th St. & Prospect Park West     

Free / $3 suggested    except*

Summer only

First Acoustics Coffeehouse

House Concerts plus

First Unitarian Congregational Society

Brooklyn Heights    50 Monroe Place at Pierrepont St.


Shows at 8pm except where noted

Jan 20   7:30pm Robinson Treacher and Kirsten Maxwell $25 Adv

Feb 11   7:30pm House Concert: The End Of America $25 Adv

Mar 10   7:30pm House Concert: Joe Crookston $25 Adv

Apr 14   7:30pm House Concert: ILYAIMY $25 Adv

May 19   8pm Season Finale TBA @ First Unitarian

Freddy's Bar and Backroom

627 5th Ave.   718.768.0131

The Glasslands 

289 Kent Ave. (btwn.  S.1st & 2nd)    Williamsburg

L train to Bedford Ave.

The Good Coffeehouse

The Old Stone House, 36 Third Street, bet. 4th/5th Avenues


Admission: $10

Dec 3  4pm: Fifth Annual Woody Guthrie Brooklyn Hoot; Round robin songfest

        featuring songs that Woody Guthrie sang; with Vincent Cross, Beth Kotkin, Joel

        Landy, Nancy Moccaldi, Anne Price, and Steve Suffet; Co-sponsored with the

        Folk Music Society of New York $10


315 Columbia St   718.395.3214

Wed: Roots N Ruckus  Thur: Country Blues Jam (both 9:30pm)

Dec 1  9pm Hannah Thompson // Dylan Jones // Goodmorning Valentine // Turner Cody $10

2      9pm First Saturday of the Month Residency Show: M Shanghai $10

3     11am Little Laffs $5 Kids, $10 Adults, $25 family of 4

        12:30pm Yiddish and Sephardic Jewish Singing $40

        7:30pm Danny Barnes Trio $18

5      9pm @ Jalopy Tavern: Richard Bennett NO COVER

6     The 3rd Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest

        Stage 1 Jalopy Theatre: 9-Wyndham Baird, 9:30-Belle Skinner, 10-Miriam Elhajli,

        10:30-Lord Youth, 11-Taylor & Rashad

        Stage 2 Jalopy Tavern: 7-Jackson Lynch, 8-Billy Woodward, 9-Fatboy Wilson & Old

        Viejo Bones, 10-Isto, 11-Hannah Thompson

7     The 3rd Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest

        Stage 1 Jalopy Theatre: 8:30-Jalopy Chorus, 9-Jan Bell, 9:30-Queen Esther,

        10-Eva Salina & Peter Stan, 10:30-Morgan O’Kane, 11-Mara Kaye,

        Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern: 8-Dime Store Romeos, 10-Skalopy $10 Suggested


8      The 3rd Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest

        Stage 1 Jalopy Theatre: 8-Eli Smith, 8:30-Joanna Sternberg, 9-Brother Roy,

        9:30-King Isto’s Tropical String Band, 10-4:00 Flowers, 10:30-Tamar Korn,

        11-Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, 11:30-Nat Myers

        Stage 2 Jalopy Tavern: 9-Joanna Sternberg’s Weekly Jazz Jam

9     The 3rd Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest

        Stage 1 Jalopy Theatre: 7-Pete Lanctot and Ginger Dolden of Pete and the Stray

        Dogs, 7:30-Ukrainian Village Voices, 8-Aaron Frazer, 8:30-Radio Jarocho, 9-Ali

        Dineen, 9:30-Litvakus, 10-Feral Foster, 10:30-Spirit Family Reunion, 11-Seyyah,

        11:30-Karen Poliski

        Stage 2 Jalopy Tavern: 8-The Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues, 9-The Horse

        Eyed Men, 10-Crisco Dreams, 11-Dr. Hop, No Cover!

10   3:30-6- Oldtime and Folk Slow Jam with Hilary Hawke NO COVER

15    9:30pm Fred Thomas Band $10

16    9pm Filthy Song Night 2017 $15

17   11-Family Fun with Suzi Shelton $5 Kids, $10 Adults, $25 family of 4

        6pm Exceedingly Good Song Night NO COVER  

21    9pm @ Jalopy Tavern: “The Countess” Courtney Hans NO COVER

Kings Theater

1027 Flatbush Ave.    718.856.2220

Dec 2, 3   8pm St. Vincent Fear The Future Tour $44-$54

Feb 3   8pm Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit $35-$70


622 Degraw Street (bet 3 - 4th Ave)

Paper Swan Loft

260 Moore St #301 - off the L-train Morgan stop

Paul’s Brooklyn House Concerts

Reservations must be made through the website

Directions provided w/ reservation

Music Hall of Williamsburg

66 North Sixth Street

Dec 30   9pm They Might Be Giants $30

31    9:30pm They Might Be Giants $40

National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street

Pete’s Candy Store

709 Lorimer Street, Williamsburg  (718) 302 - 3770

Dec 1  6-BPU presents Live Music Life Drawing curated by Amy Garapic w/ Nina

        Dante (vocals), Brandon Lopez (bass), Dennis Sullivan (percussion), & Erin Rogers

        (saxophone) 9-Canet, 10-Lee Godleski, 11-The Library Band

2     4-Dreadnot Funtime Brunch Bunch, 9-Anna/Kate Band, 10-Unreasonable Hours,

        11-The Buck And A Quarter Quartet

3     3:30-Belle Skinner, 5-Open Mic; host Bruce Martin  Sign up - 430pm, 8:30-Mikey

        Ambrosino (MyKey), 9:30-Sabrina Chap, 10:30-Hawthorn, 11:15-Pinkie Promise

4     6:30-The Girls Room: A Co-Ed Comedy Show For Popular People, Carly Ann Filbin

        and Mary Beth Barone, 8:30-Emma Blackman, 9:30- Juana Luna & Benjamín


5      8:30-Goodwolf, 9:30-Noah Wilson, 10:30-Austin Blair Campbell

7      9-Rob Hecht, 10-Von Kraut, 11-Belle Skinner

8     7-Pete’s Big Salmon, 9-Jason Howell, 10-Ole Kirkeng, 10:30-Pom Pom Squad,

        11-Hollywood Caterpillar, 11:30-Pueblo

9     4-Serena Jost, 5-Chris Moore, 8-Good Luck Mountain, 9-Julie Hanse, 10-Ada Belle,

        11-Hunter And Wolfe

10    5-Open Mic; host Bruce Martin  Sign up - 430pm, 8:30-Pete’s Candy Jam,

        10:30-Ryan Slatko Quartet

11    9-John Mapel, 10-Leonor Falcon

12    7-Words and Guitars, 8:30-Levana, 9:30-Rob Europe, 10:30-Benjamin Teters

14    9:30-Kylie Conibear, 10:30-Gold, 11-Kalin

15    7-Kweendom, 9-pm Pastel Hell, 10-Halle Petro, 11-Cartagena

16    8-Bad Galaxy, 9-The Dream Eaters, 10-DCNN, 11-Damn Tall Buildings

17    4-Mary Elaine Jenkins, 5-Open Mic; host Bruce Martin  Sign up - 430pm,

        8:30-Greg Connors, 10:30-Tim Kuhl

18    9:30-Mark Marshall

19    8:30-Thaddeus Strauss, 10:30-Sarah Bernstein Ensemble, 11:15-Aron Namenwirth,

        Eric Plaks, And Kevin Shea

21    9-Silver Mac, 10-Five Star Motel

22   7-Em’s Damn Good Rogering, 9-Dharmasoul, 10-Littlebuh, 11-Rue Snider

23    8:30-Suzanne Friedman, 10:30-Desert Flower

28    9:30-Andy Prasa

29    8:30-Evan Werdal, 9:30-Jake Lewis

30    8:30-Jeff London, 9:30-The Other Favorites


509 Atlantic Avenue (at 3rd Ave)

Union Hall

702 Union St.   (718) 638-4400


Polish National Home    261 Driggs Avenue

The Way Station

683 Washington Ave.  Prospect Heights


The Irish Cottage

108-07 72nd Avenue, Forest Hills (between Austin Street and Queens Boulevard,  two blocks south of the 71st/Continental stop of the E, F, R, and V trains)  718-520-8530

Woodside Library

54-22 Skillman Avenue     (718) 429-4700

Staten Island

Every Thing Goes Book Cafe

& Neighborhood Stage     208 Bay Street  718-447-8256

Hamilton Park House Concerts

29 Harvard Ave.


All shows: 3pm except**

Historic Richmond Town

Tavern Concerts  441 Clarke Avenue  (718) 351-1611

Reservations: (718) 351-1611, Ext. 281

2 shows ea. Sat. 7:30 & 9pm, $15, $12/SIHS Memb. 

Long Island

For a more exhaustive search of the Long Island music scene, click here:

Babylon Village Arts Council

2nd Thursday Concert Series

Astoria Fed Savings Bank    180 W Main St     Babylon Village

Free Admission     Info: 631-669-1810

BACCA Performing Arts Center

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts  4th Friday Concert Series

149 N Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst    631-587-3696

Shows at 8pm    Adm: $10

Benner’s Farm

56 Gnarled Hollow Road, E. Setauket    631-689-8172

Friday Night Concert Series  6-10pm

Boulton Center for the Performing Arts

37 W. Main Street   Bay Shore  (631)969-1101

All shows 8pm   Reserved Seating - Adm: Member / Non-MembMar  

Dec 1   8pm Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams $35

2     8pm Aztec Two Step -“Naked” CD Release and Holiday Show $45 / $40 (memb)

8      8pm Eileen Ivers Joyful Christmas $50 / $45 (memb)

9      8pm Samantha Fish $35

15    8pm Brother Joscephus $25

21    8pm Alex Skolnick Trio $55

29    8pm Steve Forbert and The Renditions $40

Court House Concerts

Pre-show gathering 7pm, Showtime 7:30pm

Suggested Donation $15

Reservations required e-mail:

Dec 3   Kirsten Maxwell w/ special guest Seth Morgan

Eclectic Café

Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk

28 Brentwood Rd    Bay Shore    631 661-1278

2nd Sat/month  7:30 1-hr open mic, then feature act(s)

$13 Adv / $18 Door

Dec 9   Pete & L.A.; Emcee Todd Evans

Finch Mountain House Concerts 

Babylon  631) 661-1278 or

7pm Pot Luck supper before each show

$20 suggested donation    Reservations required

Folk-Groovin’ Café

Conklin Barn (NY Avenue @ High Street), Huntington

“Add a Little GROOVE To Your Coffee!”   631-368-1920

Performances: 8pm    Adm $10   Refreshments included

Folk Music Society of Huntington

Congregational Church of Huntington, LI

30 Washington Drive, Centerport,  (631) 425-2925

First Saturday Series Concerts begin at 8:30 Open Mic 7:30

Admissions vary: advance tix on website

Dec 2   Steady On: Celebrating Lilith Fair at 20 w/ Sharon Goldman, Lara Herscovitch,

        Sloan Wainwright, Trina Hamlin, Amy Soucy, Ronda Dale & Lisa Redfern

        $25 / $20 Memb

Feb 3   TBA

Mar 3   Tom Paxton and The Don Juans  $35 / $30 memb

Apr 7   The Boxcar Lilies + Low Lily $25 / $20 Memb

Hard Luck Café at the Cinema Arts Centre   423 Park Ave, Huntington

Third Thursday Concerts begin at 8:30 pm w/ Open Mic at 7:30 pm 

Admission $15 / $10 FMSH & CAC members - No advance tickets

Dec  21   Carolann Solebello + Rich Lanahan & Gerry McKeveney

Mar 15   Emily Barnes

May 17   Alice Howe

Folk Jams at the South Huntington Public Library

One Sunday each month, Sep-June, 1-4pm  Free  

Dec 10, Jan TBA

Garden Stage

(Formerly UUCCN Coffee House Concerts)

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau   

223 Stewart Avenue   Garden City

Concerts scheduled one Friday of the month (mostly on the first Friday Sep thru May)  $15 Admission

All shows: 8:30pm; Open mic at 7:30pm (signups at 7pm)

Dec 1   Steven Pelland

Jan 5   Nancy Beaudette

Feb 2   Heather Pierson Trio

Mar 2   Cole, Nakoa and Treacher

May 4   Sloan Wainwright and Glen Roethel

Jun 1   Jim Trick

Grounds and Sounds Cafe

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

380 Nicholls Road (just north of Rt. 347)   Stony Brook

Open Mic at 8pm   Feature Act at 8:45pm

Dec 8   Miles to Dayton

Jan 12   He Bird, She Bird

Landmark on Main Street

232 Main Street    Port Washington    516-767-6444

Prices: Premium Seats / Memb -- Standard Seats / Memb

Dec 10   *7pm Cherish the Ladies $35, $40, $45

15   Suzanne Vega performing Solitude Standing & 99.9F In Full $35, $45, $55

16    Bettye LaVette Duo $30, $35, $40

Apr 8   *7pm Red Molly with special guest Ellis Paul $28, $33, $38

24    *7:30pm Bruce Cockburn $35, $40, $45

May 19  Aztec Two Step: The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook $30, $34, $405

Live @ Deepwell’s

Deepwell Mansion  497 Route 25a

Saint James (Long Island)

Live shows and audio and video podcasts

First Wednesday ea. month: 8-10pm, 3 artists - FREE

No concerts from October through March

Our Times Coffeehouse

Long Island Ethical Humanist Society  38 Old Country Road,  Garden City  516-541-1006

Shows: 8pm (generally on the 3rd Friday of each month)

Donations: Adults  $15, Seniors & Students (w/Schl I.D) $12

Children (under 12)  $6 (very young children are free)

Jan 19   Bill Staines

Feb 16   Little Toby Walker

The Song Box House Concerts

Held in recording studio at private residence

Every 4th Sat. in Seaford (south shore Nassau County) 

Suggested Donation: $15   Reservations 516-579-5365  or

(confirmation and directions via return email

Soulful Sundown Coffeehouse Series

The Unitarian Universalist Church at Shelter Rock

48 Shelter Rock Road. Manhasset

7:30 Uplifting message, then music - Chris Marshak & band

8:30 Feature act    FREE

Dec 8   Liz Longley

The Stephen Talkhouse

161 Main Street, Amagansett, NY

Dec 2   8pm Black & Sparrow $10

9      8pm Inda Eaton $15

30    7pm The Potter-Tekulsky Band $10

31    8pm GE Smith, Fred Cash Jr. & Abe Fogle $40

The Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum

Sunday Street Acoustic Concert series at The Gillespie Room

at the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, in Stony Brook Village

Dec 10   3pm Ellis Paul $25 Adv / $30 Door

Jan 7  3pm The Kennedys (Caroline Doctorow 0pening)  $25 Adv / $30 Door

21    3pm Sloan Wainwright  $25 Adv / $30 Door

Feb 25   3pm The End of America  $18 Adv / $23 Door

Mar 24  7pm The Word From Mose: A celebration of the music of Mose Allison w/ Pete

        Kennedy, Abbie Gardner, Jack Licitra and Pat Wictor $25 Adv / $30 Door


The Capitol Theatre

149 Westchester Avenue  (914) 934-9362

Adm: Memb // Gen

Dec 8  8pm Hot Tuna Electric w/ Steve Kimock $45 / $55 / $65 (Adv) $50 / $60 / $70


9     8pm Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / The Budos Band $49.50 / $65 (Adv)

        $54.50 / 70 (Door) SOLD OUT

10   8pm Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / Anders Osborne (Solo)  $49.50 / $65

        (Adv) $54.50 / 70 (Door)


149 Girdle Ridge Road,  Katonah

Info: 914.232.5035  Tickets: 914.232.1252

Dec 2   8pm Richard Thompson; Solo Acoustic; Fall Benefit Concert; Music Room $500

Common Ground Community Concerts

info: 914-478-2710 or


The First Unitarian Society, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings on Hudson

Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main Street Irvington

Shows @ 7:30pm except*

Dec 9   8pm Darlingside @ Irvington Town Hall Theater  $30-$35

Jan 20   7:30pm The Brother Brothers / The Sea The Sea  $20-$25

        @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester

Feb 3   8pm Birds of Chicago @ Irvington Town Hall Theater  $20 / $25 / $30

24    8pm The Ana Egge Trio w/ special guest Steve Addabbo  $20-$25

       @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester

Mar 24  7:30pm Peter Mulvey  $20-$25

        @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester

Apr 21   7:30pm Mary Gauthier  $20-$25

       @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester

May 19   7:30pm Gaelynn Lea  $18-$22

      @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester

Emelin Theater

Library Lane, Mamaroneck   914-698-0098

All shows @ 8pm 


Dec 8   Mile Twelve $35.70-$49

Feb 16   Red Wine $15-$49

Mar 16   Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper $15-$49

Apr 13   Jeff Scroggins & Colorado $15-$49


Feb 10   C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band $32 | $39

Mar 24   Livingston Taylor $38 | $45

Apr 27   Suzanne Vega $45 | $55 | $70

May 5   Tramps Like Us $25 | $30

Jazz & World

Jan 26   Sammy Miller And The Congregation $25 | $32

Greenburgh Nature Center

44 Dromore Road   Scarsdale

Hammond House

111 Grasslands Rd. Valhalla     914-347-8209

Kindred Folk monthly concert series

Division St. Guitars performance space

36 N Division St., Peekskill  924-737-2630

Dec 10  Tribes Hill Presents the 12th Annual Hope Machine Hootenanny  at Division

        Street Guitars Hope Machine’s Steve Kirkman and Fred Gillen: “It’s the End of the

        World as We Know It” Hootenanny w/ special guests TBA  $15 Suggested donation

17   4pm Tribes Hill’s Annual Winter Solstice Show; Lineup TBA @ Lucy’s Lounge,

        446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY $10

23   8pm Tribes Hill Holiday Showcase with George Gierer, Fred Gillen Jr, Karen Hudson,

        Susan Kane, Judy Kass and Larry Kolker @ The People’s Voice Cafe, The

        Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, 40 E. 35th Street, NYC $20

Irvington Town Hall Theater

85 Main Street   Irvington

Dec 9   8pm Darlingside $30-$35

Music at the Mansion

Crawford Mansion, Crawford Park

122 North Ridge St., Rye Brook


Jan 20    Comedy at the Mansion featuring LoHud Comedy w/ Andy Pitz and Adam Oliensis

The Peekskill Coffeehouse

101 South Division St.    Peekskill      914-739-1287

Dec 2,    Austin Charnis (Classical Guitar)

3, 23   Joe Duraes & The Skills acoustic (Rock)

9      The Bump (Horror Folk)

10    Ed Horan (Flamenco Guitar)

22    J Kaine (R&B/Blues)

River Spirit Music House Concert Series

Held in private residence in Hastings-on-Hudson

(confirmation and directions after reservations made)

Reservations required. Go to

All shows (unless otherwise noted) are on Sundays

Pre-show gathering/potluck dinner starting at 4:00 PM

Bring a dish! Refreshments provided.

Music starts at 5:00 PM

Donation: $20 in advance, $22 at door (subject to availability)

Also: Live@Theupstream: Upstream Gallery, 8 Main Street, Hastings-On-Hudson 

Dec 3   Jaimee Harris

Jan 14   Daisycutter

Feb 11   Cole Nakoa & Treacher

Mar 11   The Young Novelists

Apr 15   Itamar Erez

RAC LIVE! Coffeehouse

The Rye Arts Center

51 Milton Road, Rye

Tarrytown Music Hall

13 Main St   Tarrytown    (914) 631-3390

presented by Music Without Borders**

Towne Crier Cafe

379 Main Street   Beacon, NY   845-855-1300 

Dec 1  7pm Friday Salon on the Salon Stage: Chris Raabe Free

        8:30pm Bruce Katz; With Special Guest Tad Robinson $20

2     6pm Saturday Salon on the Salon Stage: The Cleverly Brothers Free

        8:30pm The Electric Gypsies: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix $15

7      7:30pm Tony Trischka Band Plays Bob Dylan $20

8      7pm Friday Salon on the Salon Stage: Lucky Luna Free

        8:30pm The Mckrells Christmas Show $20

9     6pm Saturday Salon on the Salon Stage: Jerry Kitzrow & Friends Free

        8:30pm Joe Louis Walker Band $25

10   Noon Music Cottage Holiday Showcase $20

        7:30pm Breakneck Ridge Revue $20

13   7:30pm Victor Wooten Trio: Featuring Dennis Chambers (Drums) &

        Bob Franceschini (Sax) $50

14    7:30pm Bosco & The Storm $7

15   7pm Friday Salon on the Salon Stage: Christopher Brown Free

        8:30pm Carpenter & King: A Tribute To Karen Carpenter & Carole King $25

16   8:30pm Lunasa: Christmas From Ireland; with Special Guest Ashley Davis $35

17   11:30am Acoustic Brunch: The Edukated Fleas Free

        7:30pm The Costellos Christmas Show; with special guests Boomkat;

        also Carla Springer $15

21    6pm Youth Open Mic No Cover

22   7pm Friday Salon on the Salon Stage: Open Book Free

        8:30pm Upstate Rubdown $15

23   8:30pm Slambovian Circus Of Dreams: “A Very Slambovian Christmas” $30

29    7pm Friday Salon on the Salon Stage: Mike Heaphy Free

        8:30pm Rick Danko Tribute: Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, with the Woodstock

        Horns; Special Guest Larry Packer $25

30   6pm Saturday Salon on the Salon Stage: Peter Calo Free

        8:30pm Garland Jeffreys Band $30

31   6pm New Year’s Eve Salon: Nellybombs on the Salon Stage Free

        9:30pm New Year’s Eve Celebration, Featuring Slam Allen Band And Willa &

        Company Show only w/ champagne toast (separate menu available)

        $45 Dinner & show $100

Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse

Memorial United Methodist Church 

250 Bryant Ave,   White Plains  (914) 242-0374

Shows start at 7:30pm  except*   

Rockland County

Borderline Folk Music Club

Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St., Nanuet, NY

$20; Members $15  

Reservations  strongly suggested

contact Kathleen Sturgis at

Dec 10  1pm Annual Acoustic Music Jam with the Mountain Oysters Band

        $15 / Memb $10

Riverspace Arts in Nyack

119 Main Street   Nyack   845-348-1880

Turning Point

468 Piermont Ave, Piermont   845-359-1089

Dec 1   8:30pm  Milton (w/ Band) $20

2      9pm Bruce Katz Band w/ Special Guest Tad Robinson $20

3      4pm Loren Korevec plays Tom Waits $15

7      8pm Chris Smither $30

8      8pm Duke Robillard Band $27.50

9      8pm Finn and the Sharks $30

10   4pm The Levins and The Lords of Leichtenstein $15

        7:30pm Dennis Gruenling, Steve Guyger and Nick Moss $25

16    8:30pm Professor Louie and the Crowmatix $20

17    Steve Forbert  Cancelled

22    8:30pm Joe Delia and and Thieves $20

27, 28  7:30pm Annual Home for Holidays Shows w/ Tom Chapin and Friends $35

29, 30   8pm The The Band Band $35

31   19th Annual New Years Eve with Popa Chubby and His Band featuring Dave Keyes 7:30pm $30, 10:30pm (Hats,Tiaras and a Champagne Toast at Midnight) $55

Feb 11   3pm Rod MacDonald

Upstate New York

Caffe Lena

47 Phila Street,, Saratoga Springs  (518) 583-0022

List of Shows:

Colony Café

22 Rock City Road   Woodstock  

845 679-5342  Weekdays 6-11   Sat & Sun12-11  closed Wed

Daryl’s House Club

130 Route 22, Pawling   (845) 289-0185

Dec 1   8pm Zoso $30-$45

2     Noon The Music Cottage Holiday Showcase $15-$20

        8pm Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience $30-$45 Sold Out

3     Noon Bluegrass Brunch: Union Rail Free

        7pm  Max Weinberg’s Jukebox $45-$60 Sold Out

6      7pm China Crisis $20-$25

7      8pm The Alternate Routes $15-$20

8      8pm Everett Bradley’s Holidelic w/ Special Guest Dr. Elmo $20-$30

9      Noon Bluegrass Brunch: The Shovel Ready String Band Free

        8pm Aztec Two-Step $25-$40

10    Noon Blues Brunch: Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers Free

        7pm An Evening with Jerry Douglas $25-$40

13    7pm Rock This Town Orchestra Christmas Spectacular $10-$15

14    8pm Sawyer Fredericks plus Sydney Worthley $20-$30

15    8pm Los Lobos $60

16    Noon Bluegrass Brunch: Deadgrass Free

        8pm Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown $20-$30

17   Noon Gospel Brunch: Alexis P Suter & The Ministers Of Sound Free

        7pm Tyler Hilton & Kate Voegele $20-$30

29    8pm Popa Chubby $20-$35

30    Noon Bluegrass Brunch: Hubby Jenkins Of Carolina Chocolate Drops Free

        8pm Willie Nile $20-$35

31    Noon Bluegrass Brunch: Oxford Depot Free

        9pm New Year’s Eve: Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams w/ special guest Tony

        Trischka $50-$75


52 Mill Hill Road   Woodstock, NY

Mondays: Open Mic: Poetry

Tuesdays: Singles, Duos

Weds. Open Mic: Music (Sign up 7pm, music 8-11pm)

Thursdays: Bluegrass Clubhouse with Bill Keith & guests

Fridays & Saturdays: Bands

Sundays: Singles, Duos

Kleinert-James Arts Center

On the Village Green in Woodstock, NY

Hyde Park Library

2 Main St, Hyde Park   845-227-7791

Living Room Acoustic Series

In The Center

Belle Levine Arts Center   521 Kennicut Hill Road   Mahopac

Lakeview Concert Series

2281 Lakeshore Dr. Sylvan Beach (for GPS - Blossvale, NY)

Reservations: 315.761.1138 or

Rosendale Cafe

434 Main St., Rosendale       (914) 658-9048

Dec 2   8pm Peter Karp Band $15

8      8pm Blind Crow $10

12    8pm Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays w/ Jerry Mitnick, Trudy Poux, Daniel Villegas,

        Rob Darnell, Lynn Margileth, and John Hughes Free

16    8pm Frank Vignola Trio $20

18    4:30pm Celtic Cafe Free

23    8pm Bunkhouse Boys $10

26    8pm Singer-Songwriter Tuesdays w/ Band of Angels, Patrick Collins, Kelsey

        Kroemer, Rick Snyder, Bill Buttner, and Janelle Jarvis.

Jan 6   8pm Michael Francis McCarthy $10

27    8pm Richie & Rosie $12

Singer-Songwriter Heaven

House Concerts in Beekman, N.Y.

Potluck @ 2pm; all are welcome!

Limited seating; reservations requested

Tel: John Hamilton, 917-734-8851

or email

Dec 3   Eric Lee - Don Lowe opens

Warwick Valley Winery, Distillery & Orchards

114 Little York Road, Warwick, NY, 845-258-4858

Special Events

One-Day Music Festivals

See venue website for updates

Uncorked & Unplugged  Afternoon Series 2 - 5pm   No Cover

Whistling Willie's

184 Main St.,  Cold Spring  845-265-2017

New Jersey

AJ Mahal Houseconcerts

Downtown Jersey City, NJ Suggested Donation $20

Hostess: Angel Jain 


Banjo Lisa’s House Concerts

269 Vose Ave    South Orange

7pm doors   8pm music

Cabin Concerts at Tim & Lori Blixt’s

60 Hawthorne Road   Wayne   (973) 616-0853

Your hosts: Tim and Lori Blixt

Acoustic Vacations in the Mountains Inclusive retreats at the West Mountain Inn, Arlington Vt. An all new show each night!!

info: /

Cathedral Arts Live!

Grace Church Van Vorst   39 Erie St.  Jersey City

All shows: 7pm   $15 Adv / $20 Door

Jan 26   Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes

Feb 23   Amuse Singers presents: Weather Reports

Apr 20   Between Jersey and Erie: Intersections of Grace

May 18   Abbie Gardner and Roosevelt Dime

Coffee With Conscience

Concert Series of Westfield

Westfield First United Methodist Church

1 East Broad Street (corner of North Ave) Westfield

Concerts at the Crossing

Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing

268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road  Titusville

Series concluded Nov 21

Count Basie Theatre

99 Monmouth St, Red Bank

Cozy Cabin Concerts

Green Brook, New Jersey    732.752.5294

Saturday evening shows doors at 7 p.m./music at 8

Sunday afternoon shows doors at 3 p.m./music at 4

Most shows suggested donation $20/person

Dec 10   Teddy Kumpel

17    Elliot Lurie

Jan 1   Jesse Terry and Rupert Wates

Darress Theatre

615 Main Street, Boonton, NJ

Open Mic every third wed ea/month     Sign-up: 7:30pm

More info:


78 North Ave     Garwood     908-232-5666

Earth Room Concerts

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County

1475 W. Front St., Lincroft, NJ


Shows: 7:30pm  ||  Adm: $20 Adv / $25 Door

Dec 2  An Evening with Richard Shindell

Mar 3  Jesse Terry

May 19  Susan Werner


Ethical Brew

The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck    info:

All shows 8pm       $20 Adv / $25 Door

Jan 13   Trina Hamlin / Peter Calo

Feb 17   The Kennedys with special guest Frank Lombardi

Mar 10   Seth Glier with special guest Davey O

Apr 21   Matt Nakoa / Kirsten Maxwell

May 19   Amy Speace

Heights House Concert Series

Jersey City Heights, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Reservations required. Seating Limited    Suggested artist donation $15

Hostess: Laura Foord   email to:

All shows Sundays  2:30pm except ***

Dec 10   3:30pm Joe Crookston 

Hudson West Folk Festival

380 Montgomery Street, Jersey City

Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Coffeehouse

Fair Lawn Community Center,  10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn Shows at 8:00    201 384-1325

Dec 2   Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

Jan 6   NERFA Showcase Artists

21   2nd Annual Traditionsfest

Feb 3   Lara Herscovitch and The Levins

Mar 3   Joe Jencks & Si Kahn

Apr 7   Tom Chapin

May 12   TBA

Jun 2   Guy Davis

Mexicali Live

1409 Queen Anne Road   Teaneck

Cash only at the door on the night of the show

The Minstrel

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Hts. Rd.

Shows at 7:30pm    973-335-9489  $10 Cover  12 and under free

Wheelchair accessible; free parking

Dec 1   Chorus Song Night

8      Open Stage

15    Holiday Benefit Concert for the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship w/ Carolyn Messina,

        Gordon Thomas Ward, Sharon Goldman, Kevin Coughlin & Friends, and a Frosty

        Morning reunion. Suggested Donation $15

29    Bob Malone w/ George Wurzbach

Jan 5   Split Bill: Pat Wictor and Reggie Harris

Montvale Public Library

12 Mercedes Dr   Montvale  201-391-5090

Music on Main Street

United Methodist Church   69 Main St.   Woodbridge

732-634-4500 X6058

All shows 7:30pm - $22 Adv / $25 Door

Woodbridge Wednesdays Free Concerts

Country Sundays Free Concerts @ Parker Press Park

Dec 8   7:30pm Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams @ Theatre at Woodbridge High School,

        1 Samuel Lupo Place, Woodbridge

        908) 510-0526

Notes From Home

(house concert series)

Montclair  201-214-1138  

Sat. shows, doors at 6 pm, potluck from 6 to 7, music at 7pm.

Sun. shows, doors at 3 pm, potluck from 3 to 4, music at 4pm

Reservations:  RSVP for location

$20 suggested donation

Dec 17   3pm Abbie Gardner


1 Center Street  Newark   (973) 642-8989

Outpost in the “Burbs” Coffeehouse

Unitarian Church of Montclair, 67 Church Street, Montclair

(Larger shows* held at First Congregational Church of Montclair 

40 South Fullerton Ave)

973-744-6560  Shows at 8:00

Dec 1   8pm John Gorka Gen. Adm. $32 @ First Congregational Church

16    8pm Laura Cantrell @ Guild Room, First Congregational Church $25

22    8pm An Intimate Evening with Bettye LaVette  Gen. Adm. $40

PNC Bank Arts Center

Garden State Parkway Exit 116  Holmdel 732-203-2500

Pollak Theatre

Monmouth University  400 Cedar Ave    West Long Branch 


Princeton Folk Music Society

Concerts at Christ Congregation Church

50 Walnut Lane in Princeton

3rd Friday of the month - 8:15  or: (609) 799-0944

Dec 15   Michael Smith

Jan 19   Mary Courtney

Feb 16   Tony Trischka

Mar 16   Locust Honey

Apr 20   Garnet Rogers

May 18   Roy Book Binder

Sanctuary Concerts


Short Stories Community Book Hub

23 Main Street, Madison 


The Society Cafe Concert Series

Unitarian Universalist Society of Ridgewood,113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood

Dec 17   7pm Tony Trischka Holiday Show (Americana, bluegrass)

South Orange Performing Arts Center

1 Sopac Way, South Orange, NY

Dec 2   8pm Sweet Honey in The Rock: Celebrating the Holidays  $TBA

Spiral Sounds House Concerts

Paulus Hook, Jersey City

Reservations may be made on website

Dec 8   Hiroya Tsukamoto

Apr 6   Mari Black

May 18   Lipbone Redding

The Society Cafe Concert Series

Anderson Hall  Unitarian Universalist Society of Ridgewood

113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood    Doors 7pm  Show 8pm

Oct 5    Coco Montoya $25, $40

12    Ted Yoder $15, $25

20    Mike Zito w/ Gina Sicilia $20, $30

21    Fountainhead w/ the Random Concept $15, $25

22    Liz Longley w/ Michael Logen $15, $25

Splatter Concerts

Ukrainian American Cultural Center

60 North Jefferson Rd., Whippany  and

St. Ann’s Social Hall, 2013 Gilpin Ave.,Wilmington, DE

Shows @ 7pm    973-585-7175

Adm $ as listed Ages 13-17: $5  12 & under free

To order tickets, e-mail name & no. of tickets desired to:

Pick up and pay at door (Cash only - no credit cards)

The Stone Pony

913 Ocean Ave   Asbury Park   732-502-0600

Wellmont Theater

5 Seymour St,  Montclair  (973) 783-9500

Dec 8   8pm Todd Rundgren  $20-$137

Westfall Winery

141 Clove Road   Montague   973-293-3428

William Carlos Williams Center for the Arts


Pre-advertising website promotion (short time only) – tickets - $15 to $35

Tickets at    in the “Our Store” menu

William Paterson University

Shea Center for Performing Arts

300 Pompton Road, Wayne


The Abbey

132 Danbury Road, New Milford     860-799-6464

Nov 12, 19, 26   5-7:30pm Irish happy hour with Bill Wisnowski

Dec 3, 10, 17   5-7:30pm Irish happy hour with Bill Wisnowski

Acoustic Cafe

2926 Fairfield Ave.  Black Rock   203-335-FOLK (3655)

Tues: Open Mic  7pm sign up - begin at 9pm  $3

Acoustic Celebration

Temple Shearith Israel    46 Peaceable St     Ridgefield

  1. (203)431-6501    Shows: 7pm

Nov 5   Tret Fure $20

19    Amy Speace $20

Branford Folk Coffeehouse

First Congregational Church of Branford

1009 Main Street, Branford 

Shows: 8pm  nonmemb $15, memb $12, children 12 - under, $5

Dec 9   Rosa Tatuata-Celebration of Sicily

Jan 13   Debra Cowan & John Roberts

Feb 10   Toby Walker

Mar 10   Bob Bovee

Apr 14   Matthew Byrne

May 12   Ken & Brad Kolodner

Bridge Street Live

41 Bridge Street, Collinsvile

Dec 23   8pm Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band  $25, $35


Concert Happenings in Ridgefield Parks

Ballard Park   Main St.  Ridgefield


Summer only

CT Folk

First Presbyterian Church  704 Whitney Ave, New Haven

“First Friday” Concert Series   more info:

Gen Adm / $10 Students  Door: $20 Gen Adm / $15 Students

First Fridays Concerts

Dec 1   7:30pm The Nields

Danbury Arts In Action Coffeehouse

A Common Ground community arts center

33 Crosby St., Danbury

Doors 7:30pm, open mic 8pm, featured artist 9pm       203-791-9850

Free-will donations benefit DAIA arts programs for at-risk youth

Fairfield Theater Company

FTC @ The Klein    Klein Memorial Auditorium  910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport

No roots / acoustic acts currently scheduled

FTC on StageOne or Warehouse where noted   70 Sanford St., Fairfield

Fire In The Kitchen

North Madison Congregational Church, 1271 Durham Rd, Madison

All shows 7pm    kids: high school and under, always $5.

Nov 18   Molly Tuttle  $25

Dec 2   Jeremy Kittel Band $25

Jan 13   The Mammals $25

Feb 17   The Seamus Egan Project $25

April 14 or 21  Low Lily $25

May 5   The Nordic Fiddler’s Bloc   $20

Friday Night Folk at All Souls

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation

19 Jay Street, New London

All shows: 7:30pm

Dec 8   Maggie’s Guitar Presents “The Crossing - A Musical”

Jan 19   Geoff Kaufman and Larry Kaplan

Feb 23   Pete Seeger Tribute Concert

Mar 16   Celticity

Apr 20   Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

May 11   Kate Callahan and Kristen Graves

The Georgetown Saloon

8 Main Street  Georgetown  (203-544-8003)

Tuesdays: Acoustic Open Mic

Sign up at 5pm by phone, email or in person.

Music begins at 7:30pm

Gerosa Records

Brookfield Common, 246 Federal Rd., Brookfield

203-775-7074   e-mail:   In-store concerts Call for info

Infinity Hall 

2 locations:

32 Front St., Hartford  860.560.7757

20 Greenwoods Rd W., Norfolk  860.542.5531

Dec 1   8pm Rusted Root (Norfolk) $49 - $69

2     8pm Rusted Root (Hartford) $49 - $69

        8pm Zac Brown Tribute Band (Norfolk) $24 - $34

3      1:30pm Christmas With The Celts (Hartford) $39 - $64

8     8pm Tribute to John Denver: Rocky Mountain Christmas w/ Chris Collins and

        Boulder Canyon (Norfolk) $29 - $44

        8:30pm Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals (Hartford) $49 - $89

9      8pm Blood Sweat & Tears  $64 - $89

14    8pm Rockapella (Hartford) $34 - $54

15   8pm Parsonsfield - Holiday Acoustic Tour (Norfolk) $25 - $39

16    8pm Los Lobos (Norfolk) $79 - $99

17   1:30pm Jay Ungar, Molly Mason & The Family Band (Norfolk) $24 - $39

29    8:30pm Roomful Of Blues (Hartford) $34 - $49

30   8pm Stephen Kellogg and The South, West, North, East  (Norfolk)  $29 - $39

31   7 & 9pm Tower Of Power - New Year’s Eve Party (Hartford) $74 - $195

        9pm Adam Ezra Group with special guests Atlas Gray New Year’s Eve Party

        (Norfolk) $49 - $169

The Kate

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center  300 Main St., Old Saybrook

Dec 7   7:30pm Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams $30

8      8pm Broken Arrow:The Music of Neil Young $40

15    8pm Samantha Fish $34-$38

22    8pm Judy Collins $75-$78

23    3 & 8pm Judy Collins $75-$78

Jan 5   8pm Martha Redbone Roots Project $35

6      8pm John Sebastian $62-$65

12    8pm Steady On: Celebrating Lilith Fair w/ Sloan Wainwright, Lara Herscovitch,

        Sharon Goldman & Amy Soucy $26-$28

Molten Java Coffee

102 Greenwood Ave   Bethel

2 to 5pm - The first Sunday of every month

Bill Wisnowski, of My Dad’s Truck, runs a “song circle jam”

Every Thursday   Open Mic with J.D. and guests!

Newtown Summer Concert Series

Dickinson Park bandshell, 50 Elm Drive, Newtown

6:30pm   Free, bring picnic dinner, blanket and chairs

Note Kitchen & Bar

227 Greenwood Ave., Bethel  (203) 917-3127

Dec 1   Elle Sera

2      Bone Dry Duo

3      Brunch with Tony Legg

4      Open Mic Night with Fred Ball

5      Rio Soren

6      Dave King

7      Bob Mcglaughlin Trio

8      Nick Depuy

9      The Resounders

10    Brunch with Missy And Bill

11    Open Mic Night with Fred Ball

12    Don Lowe

13    Leslie Costa W/ Mary O’hare

14    Dave Oberacker

15    Phoenix Tree

16    2Jam Acoustic

17    Brunch with Emma Kiera & Friends

18    Open Mic Night with Fred Ball

19    Ted Hartlett

20    Marc Delgado

21    Ramblin’ Dan Stevens

22    Ace Lavida

23    Man Made Blues

26    Kenny Z

27    Ethan James

28    Dean & Bluesy Land

29    Bobby Morrill

30    Geezers Of Rock

31    New Years Eve with Lucinda And Michael

Quick Center for the Arts

Fairfield University  1073 North Benson Road   Fairfield


Ridgefield  Folk Series

Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St, Ridgefield  203-438-2282

Shows @ 2pm

free Tickets - 1pm pickup at the door

The Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge    Ridgefield    203-438-5795

Dec 6   8pm Melissa Etheridge: Merry Christmas, Baby $125

10    7:30 Christmas with The Celts $47.50

17    8pm Rockapella Holiday $47

20    7:30 The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration $85

The Sounding Board

The Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford    860-635-7685

Doors 7pm Music 8pm   Adv tix:

reservations or more info:

Adm: gen. / mem.   Children 12 and under $8

Jan 6   Caravan of Thieves

20    Susan Werner

Feb 3   Grass Routes

17    RPR

Mar 3   Larry Kaplan with David Paton & Tom White

10    John Gorka

17    Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem

Stamford Center for the Arts

Rich Forum   307 Atlantic St.,  Stamford  203-325-4466

Thataway Cafe

409 Greenwich Avenue    Greenwich    203 622 0947

Every Thursday Night  8:30pm - The Songwriter’s Den

Unitarian Universalist Society of Danbury

24 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury

6:30 potluck, 7:30 concert

$15 tickets available at the door, cash or check

Info: Nancy H. at 203-743-0453

The Vanilla Bean Cafe

Corner of Rts 44, 169 & 97   Pomfret    (860)928-1562

Dec 1   7:30pm Open Mic – Lisa Marie Ellingsen $5

2      8pm Redwood Hill Bluegrass Band $15

8      8pm Garnet Rogers $20

9      8pm A Quiet Corner Christmas $10

15    7pm Quiet Corner Song Swap FREE

16    8pm Antje Duvekot $15

23    8pm Atwater~Donnelly $15

Mar 3   8pm Peter Mulvey  $20

Voices Café

The Unitarian Church  10 Lyons Plains Road   Westport   203-227-7205 x14

All Shows 8pm;  Reserved seating for groups of 4+  Adm: Adv / Door

Dec 9   Suzanne Sheridan & Band – The Music of Bob Dylan $25

Jan 27   Lara Herscovitch $25

Wire Mill Saloon and Barbecue

12 Old Mill Road, Redding 203-544-9988

(Corner of routes 107 and 57 in Georgetown)


Bull Run Concert Series  

Rt. 2A     Shirley    978-425-4311

Club Helsinki    

405 Columbia Street, Hudson    518.828.4800


Club Passim 

47 Palmer Street,  Harvard Square,  Cambridge

Reservations: (617) 492-7679     Office: (617) 492-5300

The Green River Festival  

Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

The Guthrie Center 

4 Van Deusenville Road    Great Barrington   (413) 528-1955

House of Blues® Boston

15 Lansdowne Street  Boston,   (888) 693–BLUE (2583)

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center Street, Northampton

The Lowell Folk Festival

Downtown Lowell, MA | 978-275-1764

New Bedford Folk Festival

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park,

New Bedford, MA

Me and Thee Coffeehouse

28 Mugford Street, Marblehead

Steeple Coffeehouse

Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St.  Southborough  508-599-3339

Rhode Island

Newport Folk Festival

Fort Adams State Park,  Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI

Rhythm & Roots Festival

Ninigret Park, 4813 Old Post Road, Route 1  Charlestown, RI 


Labor Day weekend annually

Stone Soup Coffeehouse

50 Park Pl  Pawtucket, RI 02860  (401) 921-5115


Godfrey Daniels    

7 E. 4th St.     Bethlehem     610-867-2390

J.T. Croc N Berry's  

3523 Union Deposit Rd   Harrisburg  717-561-1010

The Peach Music Festival

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain & Montage Mountain,

Scranton, PA

Philadelphia Folk Festival

Look for 2016 date here

Old Poole Farm  Schwenksville, PA

Held annually in August

Plowshares Coffee House

Schuylkill Friends Meeting House  Whitehorse Road & Route 23

Phoenixville, PA 19460   Phone/Fax: (610)933-7630   Email:


"Hear 'em at the Comm" Series  at the Waverly Community House 

1115 North Abington Rd, Waverly   (570) 586-8191

The Point

880 W. Lancaster Avenue       Bryn Mawr

RiverFolk Concerts

at the Cooperage

Ten Thirty Main St. Honesdale, Pa

All tickets are suggested donation

Reservations or Information 845-252-6783

The Smithbridge Winery 

159 Beaver Valley Rd, Chadds Ford Pa.  610.558.4703

Spring Gulch Folk Festival

Spring Gulch Resort Campground, 475 Lynch Road,

New Holland, PA

Held annually in May

The Tin Angel    

20 South 2nd St.     Philadelphia   215-928-0978


Roots on the River

Bellows Falls, VT     I-91, Exit 6      866.484.3669

West Mountain Inn

144 West Mountain Inn Road   Arlington


Aug 14-16   Slaid Cleaves @ West Mt. Inn; E-Mail for info.


The Birchmere Music Hall

701 Mt. Vernon Ave   Alexandria  703-549-7500