Music Events In New York

Upcoming Music Events, Festivals And Concerts In New York

Music signifies the vibrant energy of the place! Such music events in New York make the city alive throughout the year. From live music shows and concerts to karaoke nights and gigs at bars and cafes, music fills the silence beautifully in New York. The city has a lot for you in store, and there isn’t any lack of music events in New York for classical lovers or concertgoers! Music is here to heal you and make you groove with festivals and heartfelt concerts in New York. Explore such music events happening near you with us and get in the groove to set the stage on fire.

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Date Event Venue
01 Jun 2024 ERIC DOLPHY FREEDOM OF SOUND New School Tishman Auditorium, New York
29 Aug 2024 829 Rep Where Ur From H A R B O R L I G H T S Y A C H T, New York
27 Jun 2024 0627 Reggae On Da Water Harbor Lights Yacht, New York
15 Jun 2024 EXCLUSIVE ON THE JEWEL FEATURING MIKKI AFFLICK AND POLYRHYTHM Skyport Marina, New York
07 Jun 2024 John Cooksey - Harlem Jazz Series Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, New York
14 Jun 2024 Harlem Jazz Series - Yayoi Ikawa Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, New York
14 Jun 2024 Yayoi Ikawa - Harlem Jazz Series Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, New York
01 Jun 2024 NAEEM JOHNSON DJ ZION STEVE HOWERTON JUSTheDJ AT Back2HOUSEBeats Bar13 Bar 13, New York
21 Jun 2024 Franz Hackl - Harlem Jazz Series Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, New York
28 Jun 2024 Kenny Davis - Harlem Jazz Series Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, New York

Music in New York

In the heart of The Big Apple lies a vibrant music community that defines the soul of New York City! From cozy cafe performances to electrifying concerts in iconic venues, the city offers melodious events in abundance. Annual music festivals illuminate the city, plus the enchanting tunes of live shows and concerts will always get you goosebumps. Take in the melodic streets of New York and feel the enchantment of a city that never sleeps!


Music Venues in New York

1) Madison Garden Square

Music is in the heart and soul of Madison Garden Square ! The most famous venue in NYC is home to world-renowned artists like Elon John, Elvis Presley, and Led Zeppelin, the ones who stepping stones on the stages of Madison Garden.


2) Carnegie Hall

Practically a holy place for musicians and artists, Carnegie Hall is a prestigious place for classical and pop music in the world. With more than 200 performances every year, the finest classical and jazz artists enter the doors and create a one-of-a-kind symphony, leaving everyone in awe!


3) Radio City Music Hall

The mighty Rockefeller Center is home to the Radio City Music Hall , which has been entertaining the crowd since the 1930s. The balcony-style seating, art deco style, and outside venue don’t leave room for bad seats for various concerts, comedy, and theatre shows!


4) Webster Hall

The go-to basic venue hosting some of the best musical events is Webster Hall , and it’s been doing that like a pro since 1886! The place has a massive disco ball, balcony seating, and a production crew that has won several awards! That's why musicians like Linkin Park, John Mayer, and Capital Cities loved to perform here in the past!


5) Cutting Room

A nightclub with an intimate atmosphere, Cutting Room is one of the most unique places to enjoy live music concerts. The stage has been marked by performances by David Bowie, Sting, Lady Gaga, and John Mayer, and it is undoubtedly worth visiting! The beautiful decor and amazing food and drinks add to the list of reasons to visit the Cutting Room!


Bars with Live Music in New York

1) The Mercury Lounge

The ideal indie venue, The Mercury Lounge, is known for its acoustics, fostering, and launching up-and-coming artists and bands! It has a capacity of more than 250 people. Founded in 1993, it has been on top ten lists numerous times, including Billboard Magazine!


2) The Red Lion NYC

Standing out from the chaotic pubs and bars, the large Greenwich Village pub, The Red Lion NYC, features three different bands each night. It is usually just bustling enough with a well-utilized dance floor and a lengthy bar. It is the ideal place to enjoy music and not die with loud noises!


3) The Bitter End

Once a hangout bar for Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, and Joni Mitchell, The Bitter End is an iconic place where local bluesy and folk singers perform in current times. I'm not giving you hope that you will find these stars here ever again, but despite that, it is a wholesome feeling to visit the bar for its amazing music!


4) Stitch Bar & Blues

Since 2004, a shoulder for the ones finding amazing live shows is Stitch Bar & Blues ! The baar has hosted over 2 million visitors, including big celebrities from film, theatre, music, media, and television! The unique point is that it also hosts lovely events for corporates and event partners!


5) Cellar Dog

The first impression of Cellar Dog is always that it is a Jazz Club rather than a pool Hall. It is situated underground and has eleven tables with open play where live jazz performances keep happening! You can enjoy board games and vintage video games in this tucked-away place, set to become your go-to place!


6) Cafe Wha?

Enter the OG live music bar, which has been flying since 1959! With a rich entertainment history of music legends like Jimi Hendrix and Allen Ginsberg, Cafe Who? has the city’s best sounds right now, including Soul, Classic, Modern Rock, R&B, Funk, Motown, Reggae, and so many more!


Music Festivals in New York

1) Electric Zoo

With the city’s skyline as a backdrop, Electric Zoo has become the IT electronic music festival of the Big Apple. It celebrates electronic music, from breakbeat to trance to UK rubbish, and draws over 80,000 revelers annually. Some of the world's best and most innovative DJs play on its four major stages. Dancing is appreciated, and so is screaming!


2) Summerstage New York

A free summer concert series, SummerStage combines 80 complementary and benefit concerts throughout Central Park. The diverse culture of New York is represented here from jazz, hip-hop, Latin, global, indie, and contemporary! Walking down the streets and finding a concert isn’t abnormal during SummerStage!


3) BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

The only festival that goes for the whole summer is BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival , the one which never fails to amaze people! Discover new genres, artists, and a whole new culture and community each night of the Festival! 250,000 attendees from across New York attend, which is quite literally bringing the city together!


4) Blue Note Jazz Festival

The excellence and efficiency of Blue Note Jazz Club in hosting the Blue Note Jazz Festival are epic! Encouraging dynamic, culturally rich experiences and top artistry, the festival features performances from famous jazz artists at different venues in the city, such as Blue Note New York, Sony Hall, The Town Hall, Beacon Theatre, Hammerstein Ballroom, SummerStage, and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!


5) Ithaca Reggae Fest

For those who enjoy reggae music, the Ithaca Reggae Festival is the ideal music festival. Starting in 2017, Stewart Park's atmosphere is filled with reggae music thanks to an incredible roster of international artists. The festival's first day is devoted to greeting visitors, while its second day is packed with fascinating activities, including yoga, food, art, water education, and reggae music.

Where Can I Listen To Live Music In New York?

From some of the top music venues hosting concerts and music events in New York, we have all that you need.
Enjoy musical nights, karaoke events and concerts at live music venues in New York:

  • Wicked Willy's
  • Parkside Lounge
  • La Pittura Art Studio
  • Rockwood Music Hall
  • Club Bonafide
  • Room 623
  • DROM
  • Pier 15 Hornblower Cruises & Events
  • Up&Down
  • Flute | Midtown
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Sound Of Brazil
  • Cantina Rooftop
  • Jimmy's
  • Cafe Bohemia
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