New York City Folk Acoustic Guitarists

Looking to book a Folk Acoustic Guitarist like Paul Simon? Then take a look through our selection of top-rated folk musicians out of the New York City, NY area. Their soothing sounds will add to the ambiance of any event: weddings, birthdays, bar shows, and more.


Top Folk Acoustic Guitarists near New York City, NY (38 results)
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Glen Roethel

75 reviews
135 verified bookings
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Top 40 Acoustic Guitar from Tarrytown, NY (23 miles from New York City, NY)

Award-winning guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, entertainer. ALWAYS takes requests. THOUSANDS of songs, all played and sung perfectly. Beautiful sound with a touch of style and class. *** "A great voice!" - John Platt, W...

Starting at
$400 per event
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Frank Persico

63 reviews
91 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from New York City, NY

Resident singer of Resorts World Casino; Leadoff artist for JetBlue Jams 2018 Summer concert series at JFK's T5 performance venue; Performer on the FOX 5 TV show "New York's Star of the Day" Frank Persico is truly in a...

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$275 per event
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Ed Wright

16 reviews
28 verified bookings
Ambient Acoustic Guitar from Norwalk, CT (35 miles from New York City, NY)

Award winning solo guitarist (second place and finalist in successive American Fingerstyle Guitar Competitions, Milwaukee WI) "Deft phrasing, chiming tone and muti-faceted melodic sensibility", Guitar Player Magazine...

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$300 per event

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Bobby Morrill

47 reviews
83 verified bookings
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Acoustic Guitar from Shelton, CT (58 miles from New York City, NY)

Bobby Morrill is a solo acoustic performer covering music from palm trees to shamrocks, and everything in between. He performs folk to soft rock, rowdy Irish pub songs, and summertime beach favorites. He performs playin...

Starting at
$200 per event

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Lawrence Trailer

2 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from Brooklyn, NY (7 miles from New York City, NY)

Thank you for visiting me here on The Bash! My interactive acoustic performance will keep your guests inspired from start to finish and is the perfect accompaniment to any event, party, or cocktail hour. I play an array...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Glenn Roth - Solo Instrumental Guitarist

35 reviews
52 verified bookings
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Guitar from Norwalk, CT (37 miles from New York City, NY)

"A gifted player on the rise..." (20th Century Guitar)… "Delicate, accomplished solo acoustic guitar work (Play, New Haven)… Fingerstyle acoustic guitarist Glenn Roth makes his guitar sing, with exquisite arrangements of...

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$200 per event

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Ted Lyons

3 reviews
4 verified bookings
Acoustic Guitar from Phillipsburg, NJ (60 miles from New York City, NY)

Variety within the folk/folk rock/60's/country rock genres. Ted Lyons has been a performer on the NJ/NY/PA scene for over thirty years as a bass player and guitarist/singer/harmonica player. Top of the line equipment len...

Starting at
$250 per event

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Michael Blakey

1 verified booking
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Acoustic Guitar from Nyack, NY (23 miles from New York City, NY)

Few singer songwriters are quite as capable in the studio and on stage as the self-proclaimed goofball and one-man-band Michael Blakey. Whether he’s creating an original voice character along with a masterfully written s...

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$300 per event

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Matt Hartke Music

45 reviews
84 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from Jersey City, NJ (4 miles from New York City, NY)

"Refreshing Heart & Soul Music, 10 out of 10!!" Matt is a award-winning singer/songwriter located in New York City. You can currently hear his music as millions have, spinning on SiriusXM The Coffeehouse and coffeesho...

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Acoustic guitarist/singer Kenny Cunningham

9 reviews
13 verified bookings
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Acoustic Guitar from New York City, NY

Kenny is a solo acoustic guitarist and singer/songwriter from Liverpool, England. Kenny has played music all over the world - from parties/restaurants in Liverpool and London to the South of France to the Caribbean where...

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$300 per event

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Marie Mazziotti

5 reviews
7 verified bookings
Pop Singer from New York City, NY

Marie's cover version of David Bowie's Modern Love debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in Jean Claude Van Damme's 2008 movie "JCVD". Marie Mazziotti: Born to Perform. With her smoky voice and sparkling showmanship,...

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$50 per event

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Michael Patrick

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Singer Guitarist from Flemington, NJ (48 miles from New York City, NY)

Michael Patrick prides himself on his live energetic shows which encourage audience participation with lots of spontaneous interaction including sing-a-longs. He feels a sense of obligation to connect with patrons/guests...

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$250 per event

Damarisong

Folk Acoustic Guitar from New York City, NY

Current covers as well as originals. Song list coming soon. Through her soulful guitar riffs and introspective lyrics. Damaris is as much musical storyteller as passionate entertainer. Her playing has been compared...

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$300 per event

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Ryan Cook

56 reviews
77 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from Philadelphia, PA (83 miles from New York City, NY)

Ryan Cook is a Musician, Band Leader and a DJ. Ryan is perfect for you if are looking to hire one person to perform live music as well as DJ later for dancing. Have you checked out my videos? Check them out & let me know...

Starting at
$650 per event

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Anders Hyatt

163 reviews
252 verified bookings
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Acoustic Guitar from Philadelphia, PA (70 miles from New York City, NY)

Quality Sound. Expansive Song List. Pleasing Live Entertainment. A Hard-working & Honest Professional. As an experienced solo artist, Anders brings a friendly and inviting energy to every event, and is capable of captiva...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Kenny Cunningham/Acoustic English Guitarist/Singer

59 reviews
94 verified bookings
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Acoustic Guitar from Philadelphia, PA (70 miles from New York City, NY)

Kenny is a solo acoustic guitarist and singer/songwriter from Liverpool, England. Kenny has played music all over the world - from parties/restaurants in Liverpool and London to the South of France to the Caribbean wher...

Starting at
$250 per event

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Oliver Dagum or DAGZ333

7 reviews
8 verified bookings
Singer Guitarist from Mount Holly, NJ (68 miles from New York City, NY)

Oliver Dagum is an Air Force Veteran and a Singer-Songwriter with a mission. He is now pursuing what he always wanted to do after separating from the military. Share his gift of singing to the world. Oliver was selecte...

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$300 per event

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Jackson Howard

2 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from Philadelphia, PA (70 miles from New York City, NY)

Relaxed, raw, and engaging, Jackson Howard will make you believe that James Taylor is in the room with you. Set apart by brilliant fingerstyle acoustic guitar, he nails the classics and brings a nuanced take to today to...

Starting at
$500 per event

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Nate Jones GRAMMY Ballot Artist

10 reviews
17 verified bookings
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Singer Guitarist from Providence, RI (152 miles from New York City, NY)

***BREAKING NEWS*** - On September 25th, Nate Jones was placed on this year's Official GRAMMY ballot for best rock performance with his new single "Safe as We Can", which is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple, Mus...

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$500 per event

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Matt Browne

16 reviews
27 verified bookings
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One Man Band from Boston, MA (187 miles from New York City, NY)

A grand master of the acoustic guitar and vocals, Matt Browne covers a complete range of genres dating from the 50's to today. Having played from New York City to Cape Cod to Maine and back, he will undoubtedly become a...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Ross Mcginnes

22 reviews
30 verified bookings
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Rock Acoustic Guitar from Hampton, NH (221 miles from New York City, NY)

Hello... I have been singing, playing, writing and performing music for 40+ years. My parents, both Scottish immigrants, were influential in my musical development. My mother was a professional singer and my fath...

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$200 per event

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Giles Ponticello

98 reviews
176 verified bookings
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Acoustic Guitar from Powell, OH (480 miles from New York City, NY)

Giles Ponticello - a well polished performer- guitarist and vocalist who has a lengthy and diverse repertoire of folk, jazz, blues, originals, country rock, rock and roll-- performs solo or with band at colleges, festiva...

Starting at
$150 per event

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Bill Foley

59 reviews
98 verified bookings
Singer Guitarist from Reynoldsburg, OH (466 miles from New York City, NY)

EXPERIENCED FULL TIME PROFESSIONAL: Nationally Touring Singer/Acoustic Guitarist. SOLO, TRIO or 4 PIECE BAND. Specializing in the music of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Early Rock & Roll Classics, 'One Hit Wonders', Folk, Countr...

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$150 per event

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Alan Lee Wilson

97 reviews
159 verified bookings
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Classical Guitar from Portland, ME (276 miles from New York City, NY)

MAINE'S NO.1 CLASSICAL/ACOUSTIC GUITARIST!! WITH OVER 100 GIGMASTER'S VERIFIED BOOKINGS! ONE OF THE MOST REVIEWED GUITARISTS IN NEW ENGLAND!! EARNED GIGMASTER'S"BEST OF" AWARD EIGHT YEARS IN A ROW! ONE OF THE MOST SOUG...

Starting at
$250 per event

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Jeff Tucker

43 reviews
83 verified bookings
Singer Guitarist from Columbus, OH (477 miles from New York City, NY)

Itinerary as of October 1, 2021 Sat Oct 2......The Tavern at Camp Golden Valley, Bostic, NC Sun Oct 3.....Fast Casual Executive Summit, The Westin, Charlotte, NC Fri Oct 8.......Seats Party, The Esmeralda, Chimney Rock,...

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$200 per event
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