Cafe : Music Venues
A "cafe"-style venue typically serves non-alcoholic drinks and food. Cafes may have a stage and sound reinforcement, or may not.
491 Brooktondale Road, Brooktondale, NY
An independent market focusing on local food, and local artists. Live music. Open-mic every other Friday.
The Busy Bee Market is a seasonal lakeside grocery and cafe. Open May through October. They have live music on Sundays.
CTB now features live music in the evenings at the East Hill Plaza and Triphammer Mall stores.
1 West Main Street, Dryden, NY
Coffee, conversation, live music and events. Open mic and karaoke nights shift around from month to month, so keep an eye on their Facebook page.
2nd Floor, 305 Stewart Ave., Ithaca NY
Located on the 2nd floor of the Carriage House Café brunch restaurant. Free live music throughout the summer.
222 W Main St. Montour Falls
A cozy, intimate venue with live music every Friday from 6pm-8pm, open-mic the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 5:30pm-8:00pm, and lounge piano every other Thursday.
139 West State Street
Music, Art, Community, Rooted in Love, Sacred in Spirit. Ithaca's NightLife Alternative. Live music, drumming, dancing, spirituality, and good vibes. There is a Tuesday night inter-generational Irish Session jam, and a Thursday night jam hosted by Spirit Speaks.
123 South Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY
Sunny Days is a gift shop and art gallery near the Ithaca Commons that also features live (mostly acoustic) music.
324 Broad St, Waverly, NY
The Waverly store front theater is open to any venue or show