This LES haunt started as a tiny, cramped storefront space and has expanded into a multistage downtown fixture. Rockwood books an endless parade of aspirants, some of whom (such Chris Thile, Gabriel Kahane) have gone on to become stars of the singer-songwriter and Americana realms.
|Venue name:||Rockwood Music Hall||Contact:|
196 Allen St
|Cross street:||between E Houston and Stanton Sts|
|Transport:||Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave|
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Average User Rating
4.8 / 5
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I frequent Rockwood Music Hall quite a bit and I dig the laid back vibe. There are three stages and I can say that I have been to all three, each one a bit different than the last. There is a bar attached to all three of them which suits your drinking needs. This only gets annoying when I go to a free show but then am forced to pay for a drink. Call it whatever you want but it was not said up front! Sigh, I'll have a shirley temple please. On any given day, you can find a variety of genres, even within one stage. You could've just watched a country set, then the next set is jazz and the next a pop band. It's crazy! But I like exposing myself to all sorts of new music so I dig it. Plus the people are nice too so it's all around a good experience every time.