This Week's Performers


    Postcrypt's back up and running this weekend! We've got a great show tonight, so grab and friend and chill out in the crypt as you listen to some foot-stompin', finger-snappin' folk tunes! Then on Saturday join us for our NOVEMBER OPEN STAGE! As always, Postcrypt is FREE, ALL AGES, AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Shoot us an e-mail at if you have any questions or comments!

    *Sign-ups start at 8:00 in the crypt! Sets are limited to two song each! Space is limited so come early!

    FRIDAY 11/8

    8:30 pm TBA

    9:30 pm Adam Hajari

    10:30 pm Sean McMahon and Band


  • FOLKTOBER FEST 2013 - October 25th in Carman Lounge OPEN STAGE featuring MORNINGSIDERS


    And Postcrypt is celebrating the season in folkin' style! We'll be hosting an open mic from 8:00-9:30 pm on Friday, October 25th in Carman Lounge, followed by our headliners—MORNINGSIDERS from 9:30-10:30 pm! There will be pumpkin pie and apple cider, so bundle up and cozy down with Postcrypt for an evening of good folk with good folks! 


    Interested in playing?

    *If you're interested in playing the open stage from 8:00-9:30, you can reserve a spot now by signing up HERE ( Day of sign-ups will start at 7:30 pm in Carman lounge.

    Don't have dorm access?

    *If you don't have swipe access to Columbia dorms, please e-mail with "RSVP Folktober" in the subject line and your name so we can put you on the guest list!

  • POSTCRYPT PRESENTS: Robinson Treacher, Austin Miller & Two Tree + Saturday OPEN STAGE

    The federal government may have shut down but Postcrypt is up and running this weekend with an awesome line-up on Friday and our November OPEN STAGE on Saturday! Come be inspired by Robinson Treacher, Austin Miller, and Two Tree, then grab your guitar/uke/banjo and sing a song or two the next night! 

    Friday 10/4

    8:30 pm Robinson Treacher (
    "Recently nominated for a CMT People's Choice Award, listening to Porches, his sophomore effort, you get the feeling Robinson, a NY native, could be destined for great things." -

    9:30 pm Austin Miller (
    "...Also on the bill is Orlando neo-folkie Austin Miller, whose unvarnished ballads scratch that Dylan itch, especially if you have a weakness for the 'Blood on the Tracks' phase." - Jim Abbott 

    10:30 pm Two Tree (
    "The Northampton-based twosome has a minimalist sound that blooms. The simple elements — Granda’s spacious acoustic guitar playing, Florence’s full-throated voice, the odd low bass note or electric swell — are all swaddled in gentle reverb, evoking big skies and open fields." - Hampshire Gazette


    Saturday 10/5

    Sign-ups are first come-first served, and begin at 8:00 pm in the crypt! Spots are limited to two songs each or 10 minutes for non-musical acts.

    Postcrypt is always FREE, ACOUSTIC, and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! All ages welcome. Check out our website at for more info and shoot us an e-mail with questions or comments at!

  • And we're back!!! Friday and Saturday September 13th/14th!

    We've got lots to look forward to this opening weekend! 

    Three great acts on Friday 830pm-1130, including Feral Foster, and Morgan O'Kane!

    Then we'll be having our first open stage of the season Saturday - get there at 8pm to sign up for a spot!

    Everything is free and all-ages, we'll have hot coffee and homemade baked goods for you , just come on down those stairs!

  • Closed for the summer!

    Postcrypt Coffeehouse won't be hosting shows over the summer, but we'll be back up and running once the semester starts in early September 2013! Thank you all for a great semester (and a special shout out to our graduating managers--Annika Christensen, Rose Donlon, and Anthony da Costa)!

    If you have any questions regarding booking, please direct your inquiries to our booking managers at

    If you are interested in volunteering with Postcrypt next semester, donating to Postcrypt, or becoming a Postcrypt manager, please contact us as! We are always looking for people to help run Postcrypt so if you love music and have an interest in social media, publicity, artist booking, catering, event planning, or just managing an awesome music venue, then get in touch with us!

    Happy summer!

  • It's our last weekend of the season!

    It's our last weekend of the season!

    So we'll be ending with a bang! We've got two amazing nights of musicians for you, we'll be stocked with homemade baked goods and all the love and folk we can muster for this last weekend before September rolls around!

    Friday 5/3

    8:30 Willy Gantrim

    9:30 Feral Foster

    10:30 Sean W Spellman and Thor Robert Jensen (of Quiet Life)

    Saturday 5/4
    Laura Dunn's Farewell to NYC for a while concert! - We'll be starting early to cram in as much amazing music as possible to end our season and give Laura the best farewell!

    8:15 Kendy Gable

    9:00 Frank Tedesso


    10:00 Laura Dunn

    10:45 Plume Giant
  • FINALLY, FOLK FEST! Sunday April 14th, 1pm-9pm!

    FINALLY, FOLK FEST! Sunday April 14th, 1pm-9pm!

    It's finally that day we've all been waiting for- Postcrypt's annual Folk Fest on the Van Am Quad on the Columbia Campus. An entire day of free music and food out in the sun, and we've got an amazing line up for you to boot!

    1:00 ✪ Brittany Ann Tranbaugh

    2:00 ✪ Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues

    3:00 ✪ Joe Fletcher (of Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons)

    4:00 ✪ Mountain Animation

    5:00 ✪ The Fine Machines

    6:00 ✪ Anthony da Costa

    7:00 ✪ Mike Savino (Tall Tall Trees)

    8:00 ✪ Bird Courage

  • Come on down Friday for a special night...

    Come on down Friday for a special night...

    March 29th, we will have a performance from New York City songwriter and comic-book artist Jeffrey Lewis at 9:30. Rachel Laitman starts off the night at 8:30 and Dewey and the Decimals closes at 10:30. This one will definitely fill up fast so come early to get a seat!


    On Saturday we've got another special treat--Aaron Lee Tasjan and Anthony da Costa playing in the round from 9:30 to 11:30 (8:30 set TBA). Stage banter and folk jokes are sure to be present, so don't miss out on the fun!