Rockwood Music Hall

Rockwood Music Hall

Rock Club, Music Venue, and Concert Hall
196 Allen St (btwn Stanton & E Houston St.), New York, NY 10002, United States
Hours:
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Mon–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 6:00 PM–2:00 AM
Reservations:
Yes
Credit Cards:
Yes
9.3/10

Based on 498 votes

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  • Sonja

    This place is one of the reasons I love New York!! Amazing free live music every single night of the week!! #love

    Sonja · 2 days ago
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  • Tom J.

    Good place to hear some free live music

    Tom Joseph · 6 days ago
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  • Daniele C.

    Never been disappointed with the music selection here.

    Daniele Codega · 6 days ago
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  • Jackson I.

    Very cool little venue for smaller artists.

    Jackson Isaacson · 1 week ago
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  • Asuka T.

    Great place to hang w/ good music. Sometimes you need to pay $10-15 for the admission but mostly it's FREE. Highly recommend stage 2 rather than stage 1.

    Asuka Tsuji · March 15
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  • Lindsay T.

    There's always a great show any night of the week. And so many amazing free shows too.

    Lindsay Toussaint · February 1
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  • David G.

    Consistently best indie shows in LES

    David Greenberger · January 25
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  • Destiny C.

    Too much, too much, too much, too muuuuuuuuch.

    Destiny Chambers · November 15, 2014
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  • Gonzalo F.

    If you're looking to listen to live music, you can't go wrong here

    Gonzalo Fiorina · November 14, 2014
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  • Caroline G.

    If you can snag a VIP seat upstairs, you'll get primo views of the stage below. Free music pretty much every hour. Lots of talent.

    Caroline Gartshore · November 9, 2014
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  • Arnaud R.

    Cosy place to enjoy the music. Simple bar but you can be close to the musicians and chat.

    Arnaud Réauté · October 7, 2014
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  • Edd M.

    Execlent rock place! I went to to see some friends playing and the sound is perfect and the nice small room has just enough to have great time!

    Edd Martinez · September 30, 2014
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  • Christina S.

    one of the best places for live music. I dare you to go to a show right now. Pick an artist, any artist. They'll all impress.

    Christina Sees · September 15, 2014
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  • Jesper B.

    Great little intimate place, had some good music and some bad, then ended with good stuff again!

    Jesper Bröring · August 19, 2014
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  • Frank V.

    Cozy atmosphere, where you can here some great live music.

    Frank Vidal · August 17, 2014
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  • AFAR Media

    The venue’s soft lighting and its bar, that offers a nice selection of wine, create an intimate and enjoyable experience to listen to live music. Read more

    AFAR Media · August 12, 2014
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  • Vic C.

    Cool music venue with a typically ridiculous minimum

    Vic C. · August 11, 2014
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  • JoEllen L.

    You must buy one drink per set.

    JoEllen Lynn · August 3, 2014
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  • Steve

    Jeremy Bass Rocked the house!

    Steve · July 1, 2014
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  • Elvis R.

    One of a kind music acts at this les joint. An intimate atmosphere. Weekends are cover and weekdays like a Thursday have good acts for free.

    Elvis Rodricks · June 20, 2014
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  • Felipe S.

    In between sessions, step outside, ask someone for a cigarette and meet an amazing random person

    Felipe Simões · June 5, 2014
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  • David T.

    Shut up and listen to the show - plenty of other bars where you can shout about work with your friends.

    David Taylor · June 1, 2014
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  • The Infinite Zoo

    Communion showcases every month are always great fun.

    The Infinite Zoo · April 19, 2014
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  • Stefano G.

    Best place for live music in the lower east side!! 3 stages and awesome musician every night! Check the website if you are looking for a particular sound or just go there and prepare to get surprised!

    Stefano Guidolin · March 19, 2014
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  • Viviana E.

    Always something interesting.

    Viviana E · February 2, 2014
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  • J.R.Suso

    Really nice place, live music.

    J.R.Suso · January 24, 2014
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  • Cate M.

    Intimate venue and so much fun!

    Cate Moore · January 8, 2014
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  • Rishe G.

    One of the best spots in the city for live music. Intimate experiences with soon-to-be-famous bands. Great place to stop off for a chilled out vibe on a weeknight.

    Rishe G · December 5, 2013
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  •  Deon P.

    Great Acoustic venue ever!

     Deon Parcon · November 8, 2013
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  • Terri O.

    Always amazing staff love all you guy

    Terri O'rourke · November 3, 2013
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  • Maja M.

    Mikaela Davis angel's voice! Wonderful!

    Maja Micunovic · October 6, 2013
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  • Sass Conf

    Free shows every night.

    Sass Conf · October 5, 2013
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  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals

    If you’re lucky you’ll get to see one or maybe even two amazing shows for the price of a beer. Read more

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  • Songza Music

    This institution for NYC singer-songwriters is intimate, inclusive, and free. You might even see local resident Norah Jones play an impromptu set here on occasion.

    Songza Music · September 27, 2013
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  • Patrick F.

    Don't want to pay cover at the mainstage? Head around back where it's always free

    Patrick Frank · August 26, 2013
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  • Joe F.

    Terrific intimate space to hear live music. Saw Glen David Andrews here and he melted the place like butter...

    Joe Froh · August 17, 2013
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  • Kathryn S.

    Great Spot, cute & quaint...

    Kathryn Serrano · August 4, 2013
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  • Stacks

    No ac in this heat wave? No good!

    Stacks · July 19, 2013
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  • Stacy P.

    The Neighborhood

    Stacy Pitt · July 9, 2013
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  • Ace A.

    Cool place. Pretty small though so get there early if you expect a crowd coming to see your band

    Ace Atienza · June 30, 2013
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  • amNewYork

    This venue has given the stage to local NYC bands since the ’90s. Every day, a few indie, bluegrass and Americana bands take to either one of the two stages to showcase their talent.

    amNewYork · June 27, 2013
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  • Jessica B.

    Wander in on Sunday night for an intimate performance of great jazz, blues, or acoustic singer/songwriter. And enjoy with a glass of Malbec...or 2. Show is free so make sure to tip the musicians!

    Jessica Bailis · June 24, 2013
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  • lauren

    No cover shows featuring some amazing up and coming artists!

    lauren · May 30, 2013
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  • King Tommy

    If your bartender is a brunette named Ann, check out her band Mother Feather and tip her very well. She rocks and is a sweetie.

    King Tommy · May 29, 2013
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  • Alexandra I.

    The music scene here is amazing! I remember seeing rachael yamagata here about a year and a half ago and it just keeps getting better and better. Great vibe, cool bar staff!

    Alexandra I. · April 29, 2013
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  • Justin K.

    Main attractions are obviously the two stages with their entrances on Allen Street. in addition, there is a large bar space that has its entrance on Orchard. lovely spot for a drink before a show.

    Justin Killian · February 20, 2013
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  • BaxterTheBoss

    Rock solid hidden music gem of the lower east side that still manages to hold its ground dispite all the bullshit popping around the neighborhood

    BaxterTheBoss · February 19, 2013
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  • Jesse H.

    Love in Stockholm at 10pm!!!

    Jesse Humphrey · February 2, 2013
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  • Shawn C.

    If you're lucky grab the nook on the balcony right above the stage!

    Shawn Cheng · January 26, 2013
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  • Gretchen S.

    Amazing, a most go to....Voices LO Amanda Brown can walk in any moment!http://rol.st/VbZEXM

    Gretchen Schauffler · January 18, 2013
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