Arts & Entertainment

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Northampton has always been synonymous with arts & entertainment here in western Massachusetts. It is a cultural hub where artists, musicians, and entertainers of all kinds have gathered and collaborated to create one-of-a-kind experiences. Check out what's happening below.

Upcoming Events

Movies Under the Stars

Look Memorial Park (300 N Main St., Florence MA 01062)

Join us in the Pines Theater for another summer of night time movies. This year we're featuring some …

Entertainment

Summer 2019 Exhibition

36 Main Street

The Summer 2019 exhibition at William Baczek fine arts features gallery artists working in painting, …

Art

Expressions in Fiber: Three Voices

Forbes Library (20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

Tamar Shadur: Tapestries Amy Putnam: Quilts Katherine McClelland: Felt images Artists' Reception: …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Thursday Open Mic at The Haymarket

The Haymarket (185 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060)

**Open Mic at The Haymarket is here !!** ** Every Thursday from 6:00pm - 8:30pm** **Songwriters and …

Entertainment + Nightlife

ARC Project 4: Tristatic: Jacqueline Dougherty, Julia Handschuh & Haley Morgan

A.P.E Gallery (126 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

WHAT: ARC Project 4 -Tristatic: Jacqueline Dougherty, Julia Handschuh & Haley Morgan WHEN: …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Monday Open Mic at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 main st, Northampton, MA 01060)

**Every Monday Open Mic at The Majestic Saloon** ** From 7:00pm to 11:00pm  **** Full P.A. , …

Entertainment + Music

EXHIBITION: Green Room

Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm Street, Northampton MA, 01063 (20 Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton MA 01063)

EXHIBITION: Green RoomAugust 16–September 8, 2019With wit and humor, Kyung Woo Han challenges the …

Art

Packard's Comedy Open Mic

Packard's (14 Masonic St, Northampton, MA 01060)

The Packard's Comedy Open Mic is the number 1 spot in town for live local comedy! Every Wednesday, …

Entertainment

Defiant Vision: Prints & Poetry by Munio Makuuchi

Smith College Museum of Art (20 Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton MA 01063)

Featuring more than 50 prints and examples of his poetry, this museum exhibition is the first to …

Art

Banish Misfortune, Traditional Irish Music

Northampton Brewery (11 Brewster Court, Northampton, MA 01060)

Traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs, and songs played on fiddle, …

Entertainment + Music

Northampton Jazz Workshop

City Sports Grille (525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA 01060)

NYC based trumpeter Josh Bruneau will be the guest soloist with the Green Street Trio followed by an …

Entertainment + Music

Hip Hop Tuesdays

The Basement (21 Center St, Northampton MA 01060-3004)

Old and New School Hip Hop with some Dancehall and Reggaeton mixed in featuring DJ Trends and Snack …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Cinema Northampton Presents - Citizen Kane

Forbes Library (20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Karaoke at Fitzwilly's!

Fitzwilly's Restaurant (23 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Cloud 9 Productions presents Karaoke Night at Fitzwilly's! Every Wednesday starting at 10:00PM until …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Bishop's Lounge Comedy Open Mic

Bishop's Lounge (41 Strong Ave, 3rd floor, Northampton, MA 01060)

Bishop's Lounge Comedy Open Mic hosted by Timothy Lovett. No cover, free popcorn! The longest …

Entertainment + Nightlife

Ona Canoa at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Live Music 7pm-9pm Ona Canoa is a new Western Massachusetts folk trio with a timeless sound. The …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Around the World with DJ Quils ~ Vinyl Party

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

DJ QUILS presents Around The World a vinyl party featuring: eclectic dancefloor classics …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Big Freedia at Pearl Street

Pearl Street Nightclub (10 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060-3907)

Big Freedia + Sweet Crude Pearl Street Ballroom 10 Pearl Street, Northampton MA 01060 Thursday, …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Thursday Open Mic at The Haymarket

The Haymarket (185 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060)

**Open Mic at The Haymarket is here !!** ** Every Thursday from 6:00pm - 8:30pm** **Songwriters and …

Entertainment + Nightlife

2019 Three County Fair

Three County Fairgrounds (54 Fair Street, Northampton MA 01060)

The Three County Fair is America's Oldest Continuously Operated Fair! The Fair takes place annually …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Shopping

Eli Elkus Nonsemble at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Live Music 7pm-Midnight Eli Elkus Nonsemble Suggested Donation $7

Art + Entertainment + Music

From the Woods at Progression Brewing Co.

Progression Brewing Company (9 Pearl St., Northampton, MA 1063)

From the Woods plays their first gig at Progression Brewing in Downtown Northampton MA, which is …

Entertainment + Music

From the Woods

Progression Brewing Company (9 Pearl Street, Northampton MA 01060)

We'll be playing our first gig at Progression Brewery in Northampton, which is quickly becoming the …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Local Beer and Brewery Tour by Bike

240 Main Street, Pulaski Park (, Northampton MA )

This easy cycling tour of local breweries and food will pedal a short distance to 4 brewery stops in …

Entertainment + Food/Drink

Local Entertainment & Arts Organizations

Spare Time Northampton and City Sports Grille

Spare Time Entertainment is the Northeast’s largest private, family-owned bowling enterprise. We pride ourselves on customer service and on providing our bowlers with the latest state-of-the-art …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music

Northampton Arts Council

The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice (as well as other grants on a rolling basis) each year to artists and …

Art + Entertainment + Music

NiteOwl Tattoo

NiteOwl Tattoo is dedicated to bringing you award winning tattoos at a first class experience. Our resident team of tattoo artists are extremely passionate about all things art and are available to …

Art + Beauty/Wellness + Shopping

Downtown Northampton Association

We are a group of business owners, property owners, local residents and fans of Downtown Northampton, who have joined forces to keep downtown vibrant, engaging, eclectic and inclusive.  We love …

Art + Entertainment

Bang Bang Body Arts

Offering body piercing, tooth gems, & tattooing- including cosmetic & medical tattooing. The studio will be ever full of incredible fine art from local, national and international …

Art + Beauty/Wellness + Other + Shopping

R. Michelson Galleries

R. Michelson Galleries is the largest commercial art gallery in western Massachusetts. Art originally exhibited at R. Michelson Galleries now hangs in many of the most prestigious museums in America, …

Art + Entertainment + Shopping

Haven Body Arts

Haven Body Arts located in Northampton, MA brings you the most progressive body art, tattoos, and piercings in the valley and we carry body jewelry.

Art + Shopping

A.P.E. Gallery

Available Potential Enterprises, Ltd. supports contemporary artists working in all disciplines, by preserving and supporting the spaces in which they create, perform and exhibit their work.

Art + Entertainment + Music

Iconica Social Club

Plenty of space for reading, meeting with friends or playing board games, the cafe offers coffee, tea and house-made pastries and cold-pressed juice.

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music

Anchor House of Artists

The Anchor House of Artists was founded in 1997 with the mission to support and expand the creative careers of artists living with mental illness, fight the social stigma that they face, and …

Art

United Way of Hampshire County

United Way of Hampshire County engages and inspires the people, employers, and organizations of Hampshire County to give, advocate, and volunteer on behalf of our community. Our vision is that all …

Art

East Heaven Hot Tubs

Relax and unwind with a hot tub and/or massage appointment!

Entertainment + Beauty/Wellness

Thornes Marketplace

Today Thornes, under its familiar green awning, teems with traffic exploring the sights, sounds and smells of a contemporary bazaar. Locals and visitors alike are attracted to the vibrant colors and …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Shopping

Helen Hills Chapel

The Center for Religious & Spiritual Life has offices at the Helen Hills Hills Chapel, located on Elm Street across from the Office of Admission. The chapel has a large space on the main floor for …

Entertainment

Grow Food Northampton Organic Community Garden

Grow Food Northampton’s mission is to promote food security by advancing sustainable agriculture in the Northampton, Massachusetts area. We own a 120-acre community farm that provides access to land …

Entertainment

The Living Art Studio

Established in 1989, Living Art Studio has been an artist owned business for 25 years and at the forefront of the tattoo scene in New England. Located in beautiful downtown Northampton Massachusetts, …

Art + Beauty/Wellness

Northampton Community Arts Trust

The Northampton Community Arts Trust’s mission is to protect and ensure the long-term vitality of the Northampton community through the acquisition and preservation of affordable and accessible space …

Art

Valley Ghost Tours

A fun and creepy way to explore the dark side of Northampton!

Entertainment

The Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

The Parlor Room is right in downtown Northampton at 32 Masonic Street, next door to the Woodstar Cafe. You can’t miss it; it looks like an old brick one-room schoolhouse, but, like a clown car, holds …

Entertainment + Music

Progression Brewing Co.

Progression Brewing Company, located on Pearl street in downtown Northampton, features a full kitchen and offers great IPA's, Ale's, Saison, and Stouts. All brewed in-house and featuring four New …

Art + Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Pulaski Park

Pulaski Park is centrally located on Main Street in downtown Northampton. The one acre municipal park provides a natural space for all to enjoy including shade trees, walkways, benches and a play …

Art + Entertainment

Calvin Theatre

The historic Calvin Theatre in downtown Northampton, Mass. operates as a concert venue hosting national acts from all genres including Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, Alice Cooper, Mavis Staples, Ani …

Entertainment + Music

Paradise City

Paradise City, founded in 1995, produces award-winning shows of contemporary craft and fine art. Welcome to a world overflowing with fresh ideas for home decorating, personal adornment, one-of-a-kind …

Art

Artisan Gallery

If you're headed out on the road we can help inspire your travel with the perfect ensemble, meaningful host gifts and lovely reminders of your adventure. We have the joie de vivre to enliven your …

Art + Shopping

Ye Ol' Watering Hole

In 1975, former owner and collector Al Drew decided to  put on display his sizeable beer can collection within the bar, and his original setup of the can shelves, (especially the ones suspended …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Nightlife

Lucky's Tattoo and Piercing

Tattoo and piercing shop in Northampton, Massachusetts

Art + Beauty/Wellness

Bishop's Lounge

Bishop’s Lounge offers nightly music with a relaxed atmosphere. Music genres range from reggae to dance, and rock to funk; with open mic takeover and DJ on site you will not be disappointed. Bishop’s …

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

93.9 The River

WRSI, the River, is a radio station playing a genuine mix of roots, rock, folk, soul and everything in between. Different is Good!

Entertainment

Northampton Radio Group

Northampton Radio Group, a Broadcasting & Media Production Company.  

Entertainment

Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a new little shop right next to the Roost on Market street. Pop in for a visit and check out our unique collection of goods - from fine art to photocopied zines, small batch perfume …

Art + Shopping

The Deuce (WWII Club)

The Deuce is far from just a Veteran’s Club, offering catering services, banquet hall rentals, pool leagues, trivia night, special events and our awesome Friday and Saturday night Karaoke/Dance …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Nightlife

Valley Advocate

Your alternative source for news, arts and entertainment in the Pioneer Valley for over 40 years.

Entertainment

A.P.E. Flex Space

A.P.E. AT HAWLEY STREET continues its core mission to support contemporary artists working in all disciplines, by preserving and supporting the spaces in which they create, perform and exhibit their …

Art + Entertainment + Music

The Pines Theater

The Pines Theater is an outdoor amphitheater located within the park. The theater holds the annual "Transperformance" concert, a music festival hosted by The Northampton Arts Council and the Parent …

Entertainment + Music

Smith College

Founded in 1871, Smith College opened in 1875 with 14 students. Today, Smith is among the largest women’s colleges in the United States, with students from 48 states and 68 countries. An independent, …

Art

Historic Northampton

Historic Northampton focuses on local history and the local community. We preserve objects and documents that illuminate the lives of past residents while creating structures through which …

Art

Three County Fairgrounds

Location for the yearly fair as well as other cultural and music events.

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Northampton Country Club

Founded in 1898, The Northampton Country Club combines a challenging golf course with a pleasing array of modern amenities – including a custom designed pool, updated clubhouse with a full restaurant, …

Entertainment + Food/Drink

Sweeney Concert Hall

Sweeney Concert Hall is one of the most sought–after concert halls in the northeast. This beautiful performance space seats more than 600, and its broad stage can readily accommodate the needs of a …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Brew Practitioners

Brew Practitioners is the stuff of the American dream. It is a majority women-owned entity and all of the practitioners come from diverse walks of life, culturally and geographically. We are a group …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA)

From its beginnings in the 1870s, the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) has been guided by the understanding that original works of art can be a powerful component of the liberal arts education, …

Art + Entertainment + Shopping

Look Park

Come play at Look Park! With over 150 acres of land you're sure to find something to do. Take a walk, stop by the grill or sweet shoppe for a snack or go for a ride on our steamer train. Look Park is …

Entertainment + Music

WHMP

WHMP is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format. Licensed to Northampton, Massachusetts, it serves the Pioneer Valley.

Entertainment

Forbes Library

Forbes Library, the public library for Northampton, Massachusetts, provides a wide range of information, materials and services to all of the people of Northampton and Massachusetts. The library’s …

Entertainment

Florence Civic Center

Our Hall & Kitchen are always available for rent at a very reasonable rate. Please Contact Mike Flynn for availability at 413-584-5048 or stop in at the Barber Shop at 9 N. Maple St.  

Entertainment

The Basement

Across from the Iron Horse between the police station parking garage and the First Church in Northampton. Live music. Dance nights. See schedule.

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Ascendance Inner World Arts

Ascendance is a studio where the individual expressive voice can be explored, where the art of dance is practiced and trained, and where we celebrate the confluence of individuality and community.

Entertainment

William Baczek Fine Arts

Fine arts studio in downtown Northampton.

Art

John M. Greene Hall

John M. Greene Hall is an event venue located at Smith College in Northampton. It has hosted many prominent performers such as Bob Weir, Indigo Girls, The Pixies, Ani DiFranco, Bob Dylan, and more.

Entertainment + Music

WEIB-106.3 Smooth FM, Cutting Edge Broadcasting, Inc.

We are the only locally owned commercial FM radio station in the Greater Springfield, MA Metro Market. Broadcasting for more than sixteen years, we have built a reputation as a station that is …

Entertainment + Music

Don Muller Gallery Inc.

dmg features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and fine jewelry, including a diverse selection of wedding bands and engagement rings.

Art + Entertainment + Shopping

13th Floor Music Lounge

Intimate, laid-back atmosphere. Full bar. Full PA. Stage/lights/walk-out deck. Hosting music, arts, theater, comedy, and more.   Local music nightly!

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music

The Oxbow Gallery

The Oxbow Gallery is a collective gallery owned and operated by 35 artist-members. The Oxbow showcases a variety of artistic styles and mediums including painting, sculpture, photography and …

Art

CopyCat

We bring the best service and quality to Northampton! CopyCat specializes in printing, promotional items, graphic design, web development, & more! Located in Northampton Massachusetts, family-owned …

Art + Shopping

Academy of Music Theatre

In the late 19th century, Edward H.R. Lyman, a philanthropist and Northampton native, had a vision for a new venue for culture and theater in his hometown.  On May 23, 1891, the then 1000-seat …

Art + Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Click Workspace

CLICK Workspace offers a comfortable office environment in which creative professionals can work, create, collaborate, and share resources. We provide an atmosphere that values diversity and growth. …

Art + Entertainment

Northampton Center for the Arts

The Northampton Center for the Arts (NCFA) provides affordable space for artists, performers, and educators while developing programming dedicated to arts education, multidisciplinary collaborations, …

Art + Entertainment

American Legion Post 28

American Legion Post 28 is located at 63 Riverside Drive, Florence MA. We are a nonprofit organization and bar, and have space to hold events for your special occasions.

Food/Drink + Entertainment

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (SCDT)

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (SCDT) is comprised of independent and internationally experienced performance artists/movement practitioners who are also innovative teachers. The goal …

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