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Caffè Lena

Music, Connection & Learning From a Legendary Venue
47 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 | caffelena.org
exterior of Caffe Lena
Photo of Sawyer Fredericks at Caffe Lena More 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.

Overview

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

A History of Good Music

From legends to exciting newcomers, Caffè Lena is the home of acoustic music since the 1960s. Caffè Lena presents folk, blues, rock, Americana, bluegrass, jazz, global, instrumental, classical, Irish/Celtic, singer-songwriters, and American roots music.

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 www.CaffeLena.tv for the upcoming schedule and tickets to view.

View their upcoming events!

Upcoming Events

Feb
29
Thu
Larry & Joe
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
2
Sat
Little Folks Series: Deb Cavanaugh & Dandelion Wine
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
2
Sat
Folk Heritage Series: Richard Shindell
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
3
Sun
Garnet Rogers
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
5
Tue
Storytelling Open Mic featuring Alden (Joe) Doolittle
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
6
Wed
Poetry Open Mic Night featuring Jay Rogoff
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
7
Thu
Momentum Series: Missy Raines & Allegheny
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
8
Fri
Ryan Montbleau with opener Brooks Forsyth
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
9
Sat
Ryan Montbleau with opener Brooks Forsyth
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
10
Sun
Paul Thorn & Steve Poltz
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
12
Tue
Jazz at Caffe Lena with the Chuck Lamb Trio featuring Ali Ryerson
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
13
Wed
Michael Mills
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
14
Thu
The Ruta Beggars
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
15
Fri
Wild Adriatic
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
16
Sat
Wild Adriatic
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
16
Sat
Lucy Wainwright Roche
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
17
Sun
Kevin McKrell
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
19
Tue
Rochmon Record Club Listening Party: Tracy Chapman's Self-Titled Debut LP
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
20
Wed
Bluegrass Jam Hosted by Red Spruce
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
21
Thu
The Rough & Tumble
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
22
Fri
Adam Ezra Group
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
23
Sat
Hot Club of Cowtown
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
24
Sun
Kids Open Mic with host Rick Bolton
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
24
Sun
Nordlys Global Voices: Lena Jonsson Trio
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
28
Thu
Lizzie No with opener Eliza Edens
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
29
Fri
The Sea The Sea
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Mar
30
Sat
William Fitzsimmons - The Sparrow & The Crow 15th Anniversary Tour w/Baerd
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
2
Tue
Storytelling Open Mic featuring Julia Biaculli
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
3
Wed
Poetry Open Mic Night featuring Susan Jefts
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
4
Thu
Ruthie Foster
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
5
Fri
The Special Consensus
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
6
Sat
Little Folks Series with Peter Mulvey
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
6
Sat
Peter Mulvey with opener Zachary Lucky
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
7
Sun
Opera Saratoga's America Sings presents César Andrés Parreño, Tenor
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
7
Sun
House of Hamill
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
9
Tue
Chatham County Line
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
11
Thu
Momentum Series: Tophouse with opener Elias Hix
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
12
Fri
Cosy Sheridan & Susan Cattaneo: An Evening of Women Songwriters
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
13
Sat
JIJI
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
14
Sun
An Evening with Nite Train and The Winslow Brothers
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
16
Tue
Rochmon Record Club Listening Party: Harry Nilsson "Nilsson Schmilsson"
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
18
Thu
Folk Heritage Series: John Gorka
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
19
Fri
Michael Eck and Friends
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
20
Sat
Kat Wright Trio
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
20
Sat
Kat Wright Trio
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
21
Sun
Joe Louis Walker
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
23
Tue
Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles Community Concert
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
25
Thu
Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
26
Fri
Vanessa Collier
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866
Apr
27
Sat
Skidmore Songwriters
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Caffè Lena 47 Phila St.  Saratoga SpringsNY  12866

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