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Caffe Lena

Music, Connection & Learning From a Legendary Venue
47 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 |
exterior of Caffe Lena
Photo of Sawyer Fredericks at Caffe LenaMore recently, Caffe Lena has launched current folk artists into stardom, such as Sawyer Fredericks.
Cookies & Coffee, a Caffe Lena classic
Enjoying a show
Band on stage with drums and guitar
A full house in our intimate listening room
Our kitchen is run by volunteers each and every night
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, July 2019
Judy Collins, August 2019
There's nothing like the magic of a live show
Picture of the Freedom Singers, a popular 1960's band.The coffeehouse dates back to the 1960's, and has hosted talented artists like the Freedom Singers and Bob Dylan.


An American Music treasure since 1960. Lena's diverse programming & award-winning listening room sets the stage for musical discovery year round. Concerts, music lessons for all ages, kids shows, open mics & more. Beer, wine, desserts, light fare.

Visit Caffe Lena for the most intimate music experience of your life. Committed to art over profit, Caffe Lena keeps the heart and soul of music alive.

A History of Good Music

Home of acoustic music since the 1960’s, Caffe Lena presents, folk, jazz, world music, singer-songwriters, legends and exciting newcomers.

An Intimate Venue

Enjoy state-of-the-art sound production in a world-renowned venue steeped in history. The intimate setting seats 110 at shared tables and couches. Every seat is within 30' of the stage. With a roomful of listeners gathering for great music, you’ll be able to catch every note. Most performers come out to greet the audience in the lobby after the show.

Food & Beverage Menu

Caffe Lena offers wines, regional beers, savory snacks, and desserts baked in our kitchen. Vegan and gluten-free options always available.

Enjoy CaffeLena.TV

Enjoy a front-row view of the show from the comfort of your home. Caffe Lena live streams concerts with five high-definition cameras and ProTools sound mixed for broadcast. Visit for the upcoming schedule and tickets to view.

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Upcoming Events

Caffe Lena Poetry Featuring Hajar Houssaini
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM at Caffe Lena47 Phila St  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Culomba at Caffe Lena
7:00 PM at Caffe Lena47 Phila Street  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Playwright's Jam at Caffe Lena
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Caffe Lena47 Phila Street  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Caffe Lena presents Mary Fahl, formerly of October Project
8:00 PM at Caffe Lena47 Phila St  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866

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