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Cafe Wha?, New York City, NYC, Live Music, Restaurant Near Me With Live Music, Live Music Near Me

LIVE MUSIC IN NYC

SINCE 1959

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The Cafe Wha? Cruise  Thurs 6/6

featuring The Cafe Wha? House Band

*tickets going fast*

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UPCOMING SHOWS

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The Cafe Wha? House Band

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WED

SUN

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MAY

24

Forever Young: A Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration

Evangeline Young, Dustin Lowman, Beatrice Gorsuch

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MAY

25

Damn Tall Buildings

Cole Quest and The City Pickers

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MAY

26

The Soulful Sounds of Neo Soul

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MAY

30

Candida

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MAY

31

OkCello

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JUN

6

Abigail Lapell

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JUN

6

Cafe Wha? Cruise

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JUN

7

Chelsey Green & The Green Project

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JUN

9

Crystal Ship

A Tribute to The Doors

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JUN

16

Tribute to The Allman Brothers Band

Father's Day Tribute

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JUN

19

Marcus Machado w/ DJ Williams

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JUN

20

Brooklyn Reggae

Cruise

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JUN

20

Thunderstorm Artis

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JUN

23

Malina Moye

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JUL

5

Grace Pettis &

Robby Hecht

View All Upcoming Shows at Cafe Wha? 

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OUR HISTORY

“Just got here from the West,” the gangly 19-year-old told Manny Roth, owner of the Greenwich Village nightclub “Cafe Wha?” “Name’s Bob Dylan. I’d like to do a few songs? Can I?” Sure, Mr. Roth said; on “hootenanny” nights, as he called them, anybody could sing a song or two, and this was a hootenanny night, a bitterly cold one, Jan. 24, 1961. And so Mr. Dylan took out his guitar and sang a handful of Woody Guthrie songs. The crowd “flipped” in excitement, Mr. Dylan later said. He had hitchhiked to New York from Minnesota, and after showing up at the Cafe Wha?, he mentioned to Mr. Roth that he had no place to sleep. So Mr. Roth later asked the audience “if anybody has a couch he can crash on” — and somebody did.
 

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GALLERY

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