New York city is known for many of its monuments including the skyscrapers, hectic ambiance, grittiness and most importantly the amount of art the city has to offer. The Big Apple is also known for its important musical history and scene that has seen many of the greats come from or go to in order to get better and be the best versions of themselves, because it’s known that if you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere. However, it’s not the easiest city to book gigs, especially for starting musicians. So here are the top places you can reach out to in New York to book gigs as a regular performer.

  1. Pete’s Candy Store – Brooklyn

Most genres are accepted by the venue. Here you can fill out your submission to the booking form

  1. Pianos – Lower East Side

Pianos hosts an eclectic variety of live acts and DJ sets all week long. [email protected].

  1. The Bowery Electric – East Village

Another phenomenal venue with a lot of musical history and to book a spot you can go to the link on their website.

  1. Trans Pecos – Queens

A hotspot for starting bands and experimental artists. You can fill out the form on their website.