October 7 - 9, 2022 / Metropolitan Pavilion
Coffee Music Project

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

You’ve watched Latte Art Live, indulged in a couple of Cold Brew Cocktails and checked out all of our amazing vendors... now it’s time to chill out and enjoy some live music.

The best acts from NYC and beyond, spanning a variety of musical genres, will take to the main stage, courtesy of The Coffee Music Project, an international platform for emerging talent. 

2022 line-up coming soon.

Check out our 2019 headliners below, including the finalists from the Coffee Music Project New York competition!

2019 coffee music project performers

Richard James


Winner of The Coffee Music Project London 2019, UK's Richard James is a solo act with fresh sounds that will completely captivate the audience. See for yourself and catch him perform his hit song, "Fumes,"  at The New York Coffee Festival.


Hollie Rogers


Hollie Rogers is a sensational singer-songwriter with an incredibly powerful voice. Having opened for the likes of Ralph McTell, Suzanne Vega, Midge Ure and Paolo Nutini — Hollie Rogers's introduction speaks for itself!

Scott Krokoff


Hailing from New York, Scott Krokoff weaves elements of folk rock and country pop into confessional and compelling Americana.  Scott has opened for Elle King and his 2019 single, "Cubicle", has been praised by Medium as "one of the best songs so far this year." He's a must-listen!

Natalie Oliveri


Chicago-born Natalie Oliveri is a vocalist, recording artist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her music career has led her on stages across the globe and she's been a featured vocalist and songwriter on several hip-hop/soul/international albums. You can currently catch her performing throughout New York and listen to her latest EP titled "California Dreamin'", which was released this past summer . 

Dudley Music
Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

Dudley Music is a Long Island-based hip-hop artist, producer and jazz musician, playing an array of instruments from ranging from saxophone to keys to drums. He performs, curates and hosts events around Long Island, NYC and neighboring east coast cities.

Troy Ramey 
Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

From the smooth stylings of Sam Cooke to the lyrical beauty of Curtis Mayfield, soul music is rich in tradition, highlighted by an authenticity that few artists possess today; Troy, on the other hand, is that exception! 


Abrielle Scharff


Singer-songwriter Abrielle Scharff was named runner-up at The Coffee Music Project New York 2017 and is stoked to be back! Her relatable lyrical content and her unique sound — which may remind you of Kacey Musgraves, Phoebe Bridgers, and Fleetwood Mac all at once — will definitely be a crowd-pleaser.

Matt Kent


You might remember Matt Kent's name -- the NYC-based artist was a finalist of The Coffee Music Project New York 2018. We can't wait to welcome him back on stage with his spell-bounding songs and crisp performance.

Auguste & Alden

Coffee Music Project NY 2019 Finalist

This indie-rock power trio is known for lighting up the room with their unique sibling harmonies and electrifying stage presence. Growing up playing across the country, Auguste & Alden is composed of Auguste on lead vocal and bass, Alden on lead vocal and guitar, and Tyler Levander on drums.


Coffee Music Project NY 2019 Finalist

Jay Miners is a NYC-based folk/pop singer and songwriter. Her music has been described as dreamlike and serene. Her debut EP "This Is How You Fight" (2016) is an acoustic & earnest recollection of drifting relationships and the love/hate bustle of New York. Since then, she is a regular performer at venues across the city, including The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, and The Museum of Chinese in America. Her newest EP "The Art We Make" has been described to have "captured emotional beauty", as it explores her journey as a songwriter and themes of identity & coming-of-age.

Cold Water Company

Steadily building their artistic style and audience, this NJ-based alternative folk carries a diverse sound, rich with harmonies and instrumental builds. The band has earned 5M+ streams!


At 19-years-old, Brooklyn-based Maris writes about hurt feelings, complex concepts and characters made inside her own brain – and occasionally from other people’s brains as well. She has performed everywhere from coffee houses to Carnegie Hall and now, The New York Coffee Festival.


Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

NY based singer-songwriter & actress, Shira, recently released her music video, Am I Beautiful, dedicated to her friend's battle with breast cancer. It's successes launched a 12 city Spring 2019 US Tour & a 10 date European 2019 Summer Tour. Shira is endorsed by Kala Ukuleles and is currently recording her second album.

Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

An American Idol finalist and front person for her band The Wildings, but when you catch Kaylyn solo, you can expect echoes of 60s Greenwich Village to 70s Laurel Canyon paired with something entirely her own. A dynamic force to be reckoned with! 


Cassandra Nunez

New York singer-songwriter, Cassandra Nunez, soulfully cultivates folkloric sounds from the Caribbean and Latin America into one exciting musical experience. Watch her perform at NYCF during the late session on October 12th.



It wouldn't be NYCF without a little bit of hip-hop! Enter Lemzi, a London-based artist who's big energy and crowd-pleasing sounds earned him runner-up status at The Coffee Music Project London 2019. This act is on fire!


Amanda McCarthy's original music infuses pop, country and rock, sprinkled with millennial snark and the heart of an old soul. Watch her perform her single "I Love Who You Are" off her latest album, "Road Trip", at The New York Coffee Festival. 

Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

Frank Bell, Hatch Groundbreaking musician, classically trained cellist, singer-songwriter. His heartfelt voice gained 800,000 views on Youtube in 4 days. He’s been working closely with global charitable organizations using his folky, neo-soul, acoustic rock sounds to connect with people and the world we are living in today.

Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist

A dynamic singer-songwriter born and raised in the Bronx. Her music is infused with various aspects of her upbringing, including but not limited to her Afro-Dominican background, the many years she spent in church, and her love of jazz and musical theater. 


Jeanne Marie Boes

Hailing from Astoria, New York, singer-songwriter Jeanne Marie Boes has been performing since she was just nine years old. Her soothing sound and powerful voice will make for an unforgettable experience.

Coffee music Project NY 2019 Finalist


The music of multi-instrumentalist Jenna Nicholls has been turning head since she arrived on the doorstep of the Lower East Side of NY. Whether she's crooning a jazz standard, belting out a New Orleans dirge or plucking her 1920's style original ballads on her ukulele, she's giving a vintage genre a new spin with her own lush nostalgic style.

visit coffeemusicproject.com to find out how you can perform at the new york coffee festival 2022!

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