NYC music venues that offer an intimate space to discover artists

Smaller music venues can offer unforgettable, intimate experiences that places like Madison Square Garden and larger theaters just cannot match.

From the legendary The Bitter End to Lower East Side staple Arlene’s Grocery, the city has a wealth of close-up entertainment spaces you can enjoy at a low cost.

We’ve gathered a list of some of the city’s great small venues that’ll both help you discover new music and enjoy the artists you love.