Whether you prefer a small lounge or a large arena, New York City is a great place to see live music. We've put together a list of great venues to explore representing a wide variety of genres and sizes, as well as neighborhoods around New York City. When the theatre first opened in , it hosted vaudeville acts, musical productions, drama, opera, and movies and was renowned for having excellent acoustics.
32 great options when you want to listen to live music without buying a ticket.
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New York City has one of the most vibrant live music scenes in the world. Every night, you can find scores of bands playing all kinds of music in dozens of live music venues: from local garage bands playing in neighborhood dive bars to national and international touring acts playing at the cities biggest and most prestigious concert halls… and everything in between! Fraunces Tavern 54 Pearl St. Broad St.