The Stone is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

1. The Stone

8.1
16 Avenue C (at 2nd St), New York, NY
Music Venue · Alphabet City · 20 tips and reviews

Marc U.Marc Urselli: Best place in NYC to see avantgarde experimental new and exciting music! 100% music, for music lovers by music lovers. No distractions. Just pure 100% music. I love this place!

Tim V.Tim Vetter: Tiny, elemental space where musicians' musicians play. John Zorn is the artistic director. Not a date spot unless your date knows who John Zorn is.

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Easy-to-miss venue with avant garde performers you won’t find anywhere else. No advance ticket sales, so be prepared to wait or even get turned away.

DROM is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

2. DROM

7.2
85 Avenue A (btwn E 5th & E 6th St), New York, NY
Music Venue · East Village · 39 tips and reviews

Jonathan L.Jonathan L.: Love the dark, underground, and intimate feels of this place for psy trance shows. They also have some unique beers in bottles on rotation throughout the year.

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Winner of Best New Dance Club in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! This is the go-to spot for worldwide dance acts.

Victor V.Victor Valentin: Here's my tip, don't normally leave one, weakest and most over priced drinks I have ever encountered in my 8 years of living in NYC. Order water and go around the corner to Cole Yard Bar.

Nublu is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

3. Nublu

8.6
62 Avenue C (btwn 4th & 5th), New York, NY
Nightclub · Alphabet City · 35 tips and reviews

jeremy w.jeremy whelchel: Amazing live music right in the middle of the bar, usually with some interesting projection setup. It's always a blast, but Wednesday is the night to go.

Betül Y.Betül YILDIZ 🌴: Music is great! Atmosphere is great! Memos is great!

Abhinav K.Abhinav Kapur: Awesome new music...sax + guitar sound is awesome

Flux Studios is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

4. Flux Studios

8.1
154 E 2nd St (Ave A), New York, NY
Office · Alphabet City · 5 tips and reviews

Steve P.Steve Pessah: the roof top was awesome, real nice and chill hang out spot.

Mickey S.Mickey Squeeze: Recording hip hip track "cookies" with Beatz and Spydyr

Glennis M.Glennis McCarthy: Hot room! Hot room! (Get it like hot mic because it's a recording studio ok I'll show myself out)

IATI Theater is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

5. IATI Theater

7.9
64 E 4th St (Bowery & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 5 tips and reviews

Rosalba R.Rosalba Rolon: DonDon't miss IATI's menu of great plays by Latin American playwrights, in Spanish with English translations and viceversa.

Pope J.Pope Jackson: Make sure to check out the PAM Festival every summer. www.iatitheater.org

Winston E.Winston Estevez: Artistic adventurers promoting our contemporary Latino heritage.

TAJ is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

6. TAJ

7.7
310 E 6th St (btw 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · East Village · 24 tips and reviews

Randall S.Randall Stempler: Great dinner special. Super homemade nan bread.

Cassie K.Cassie Ketrick: Very yummy! Try the garlic naan!!!

Sarah C.Sarah Chester: Get the Lamb Vindaloo!!

The Red Room at KGB Bar is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

7. The Red Room at KGB Bar

7.1
3rd Floor Above KGB 85 E 4th St (2nd Ave and Bowery), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 6 tips and reviews

Sam W.Sam Winnick: Jazz and burlesque nights!

Lori S.Lori Schwarz: Check out their write up on UrbanDaddy- "This building was where Lucky Luciano ran his brothel/speakeasy/casino, Palm Casino." Read more.

Bogdan S.Bogdan Seredyak: Michael Arenella LIVE at the Red Room Every Last Thursday of the Month, 9:00 – 11:30pm

Nuyorican Poets Cafe is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

8. Nuyorican Poets Cafe

8.5
236 E 3rd St (btwn Ave. B & C), New York, NY
Theater · Alphabet City · 37 tips and reviews

Brigitte P.Brigitte Perez: Makeshift bar. Water wine beer

NY WaterwayNY Waterway: If you have to wait awhile outside to get in...it is still worth it!

Akshay P.Akshay Patil: See a Moth StorySLAM

5C Cultural Center & Cafe is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

9. 5C Cultural Center & Cafe

8.0
68 Avenue C (at E. 5th St.), New York, NY
Jazz Club · Alphabet City · 3 tips and reviews

Andy P.Andy Phillips: This place is great if your in the area. Had a lovely evening with live music and wonderful food. Very friendly atmosphere. Try one of their smoothies, you won't regret it.

Chris M.Chris Menning: This place is really understated and low key with the surprise of lots of avant garde jazz musicians stopping in.

Demetrius B.Demetrius Bagley: Per Robyn M M, this place has multiple vegan items on their menu including vegan collards, and vegan quesadillas

Esperanto is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

10. Esperanto

8.8
145 Avenue C (at E 9th St.), New York, NY
Brazilian Restaurant · Alphabet City · 161 tips and reviews

Trevor S.Trevor Sumner: Perfect date meal: order the plaintain crusted goat cheese with roasted leeks, the moqueca (enough for 2) and the chocolate lava cake. Drink many coco punches. Girly but so good!

Katherine L.Katherine Lynn: Not to be confused with Esperanto Cafe (mediocre is euphemistic) this is the best brunch deal in Manhattan. $9.99: extra spicy Bloody Mary, unlimited coffee, huevos rancheros. Yum.

Bryan T.Bryan Thatcher: Monday is half price wine!

Rue B is one of The 11 Best Music Venues in the East Village, New York.

11. Rue B

8.6
188 Avenue B (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Jazz Club · Alphabet City · 72 tips and reviews

steph a.steph asor: Brunch deal is great . The Sicilian fruit French toast is delicious and their bacon is amazing. Coffee is delicious real coffee.

Anna F.Anna Frenkel: live jazz everyday! ladies, order the strawberry patch. muddled fruit is what summer is all about.

Steve I.Steve Isaacs: Wonderful place. Live music, and you can have a conversation. Great service and tasty food.