Play at the Cafe

The New Deal Cafe is a multiple award-winning, not-for-profit, community-owned cooperative in the heart Old Greenbelt, Maryland. We have live performances six nights a week.

Recent Awards:

2012 –  Voted Best Local Music Venue in The D.C. Area by WTOP listeners

2017 –  Selected as one of The Best 35 Folk Music Venues in the U.S.

2019 – Voted Runner Up in The Washington City Paper’s  “Reader’s Choice – Best Place To Experience Local Music”

2020 – Voted 1st Place in The Washington City Paper’s “Reader’s Choice – Best Place to Experience Local Music”; Runner Up in “Reader’s Choice – Best Music Venue”; Runner Up in “Reader’s Choice – Best Place to Have Dinner With Live Music”.

We’re always on the lookout for great performers! To inquire about performing or having an event at the cafe, please read this FAQ for performers and fill out the form below.