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

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, …

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Brew Practitioners Monstah' Football!

36 Main Street, Florence, MA. 01062 (36 Main St, Florence MA 01062)

Every Sunday - Get a Monstah' Flight of beer for $20 (order Wings from our Food Phone) and watch the …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Brew Practitioners Open Mic Night

Brew Practitioners (36 Main Street, Florence, MA 01062)

Open Mic Night with Gundy every Wednesday from 6:30 til 10 PM. Come early to sign up the roster …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Brew Practitioners $10 - "2 Tasters 2 Cans and a Band" every Thursday!

Brew Practitioners (36 Main Street, Florence)

Every Thursday - Get 2 - 5oz Tasters of Beer to enjoy while listening to live music then choose 2 - …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Other

Fall Sessions of HooteNanny

Studio Helix, 3rd Floor Thornes Market (150 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01035)

The fall session of HooteNanny will begin September 18/19, 2019 and will run for 10 weeks through …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Creative Dance Classes

Northampton Center for the Arts (25 Main St, Suite 444, Northampton Ma 01060)

Classes begin September 9th and run through December 21st, with no class the week of November 25th. …

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Soul Saturdays Vinyl Dance Party: Motown, Funk, Garage, Soul

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

Wooly Bully is DJ Cashman & Snack Attack spinning Soul, Funk, R&B, Girl Groups, Garage, Motown …

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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 …

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A Dust Bowl of Dog Soup: Picturing the Great Depression

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

Exhibition open September 19th through May 24th 2020. In 1935, in the midst of the Great Depression, …


Winter Wonderland Light Display

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

Come enjoy the magic of the season by taking a trip around Look Park for our Winter Wonderland Light …


December in the Hosmer Gallery: Paintings by Alice Thomas, Tisha Ferguson, and Cin Kunz

Hosmer Gallery (Forbes Library, 20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

December in the Hosmer Gallery Paintings by Alice Thomas, Tisha Ferguson, and Cin Kunz December …

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Little Roots Music Class

Little Roots Studio (46 Maple St., Florence, MA 01027)

Join Maggie Thursdays 4:30-5:!5pm at Little Roots Studio in Florence. Little Roots is a hands-on …

Entertainment + Music

Hu: Sound of Soul

Northampton Senior Center (67 Conz St, Northampton, MA 01060)

HU (pronounced "hue") is a sacred sound and age-old mantra, as well as an ancient name for God. HU …

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Chris Smither at The Parlor Room (Thursday 12/12)

The Parlor Room (32 Masonic St, Northampton MA 01060)

Signature Sounds Presents: Chris Smither at The Parlor Room Thursday December 12, 2019 Doors 6:30pm …

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MA - Thursday Tango Intermediate & Practica

Northampton Center for the Arts (33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060)

Weekly Argentine TANGO classes ___ 6pm Fundamentals group class 7pm Intermediate group class 8-10pm …

Entertainment + Music

Wailing Banshees Fall Concert

Earle Recital Hall (144 Green St, Northampton MA 01063)

Celebrate the end of term with the Wailing Banshees as we go around the world playing tunes like The …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Pashiche | Makers Market

Click Workspace (9 1/2 MARKET STREET, NORTHAMPTON, MA, 01060)

December 13th from 5pm-8pm and Saturday December 14th, 1-5pm Join us for our fourth annual Makers …

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Santa's Train

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

SANTA’S TRAIN AT LOOK PARKDecember 13-23, 20194:00-8:00 PMThe Garden House at Look ParkFree to …


December Second Friday

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

December 13 4–8 pmHANDS-ON!4 to 7pm Art making for all ages, inspired by works on viewLight up the …


Hatchery Fall Performances

School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (25 Main St, 4th floor, Northampton, MA 01060)


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Tracy Grammer & The Tracy Grammer Band at The Parlor Room

The Parlor Room (32 Masonic St, Northampton MA 01060)

Signature Sounds Presents: Tracy Grammer and The Tracy Grammer Band at The Parlor Room Friday …

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Fire In The Field, P(X3), Organ Transplant

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

The Buzz, A Honey Pot Production is having a take-over weekend at Bishop's Lounge ! The theme of …

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Arts Night Out in Northampton

Downtown Northampton (Northampton, MA 01060)

About Arts Night Out Northampton Arts Night Out, the second Friday of every month, is an event …

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Arts Night Out // Serena Kabat-Zinn // The Dirty Truth

The Dirty Truth (29 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Join us for Arts Night Out Northampton in December as we host Serena Kabat-Zinn!Serena Kabat-Zinn is …

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Local Entertainment & Arts Organizations

Northampton Radio Group

Northampton Radio Group, a Broadcasting & Media Production Company.  


Forest Flowers

Forest Flowers is a floral design shop born from the mystique and beauty existing within the world around us. Designs inspired by the seasonal, ethereal nature of flowers enhance our daily lives, …

Art + Shopping

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

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 …


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 …

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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 …

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Edwards Church of Northampton

Situated at the crossroads of State, Main, and South Streets in downtown Northampton, Edwards Church serves as a home for all who seek the Holy Spirit in the midst of a too busy, often glorious, and …

Entertainment + Other

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 …


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

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

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!

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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

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 …


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

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

Sutter Meats

Sutter Meats’ mission is to bring back the neighborhood butcher with an emphasis on whole animal butchery, education, and the creation of community.

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Other


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


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

William Baczek Fine Arts

Fine arts studio in downtown Northampton.


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.

Art + Entertainment


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 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 …


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 …

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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, …


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

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 …

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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

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.

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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 + Other + Shopping

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 …


East Heaven Hot Tubs

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

Entertainment + Beauty/Wellness

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

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

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

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

Pioneer Valley Ballet

At Pioneer Valley Ballet, we are cultivating an appreciation of dance on a regional level, and supporting our local arts community by training and educating the next generation of dancers and future …


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 …


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

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

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 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

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

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.


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

Lucky's Tattoo and Piercing

Tattoo and piercing shop in Northampton, Massachusetts

Art + Beauty/Wellness

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

Three County Fairgrounds

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

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

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

Valley Advocate

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


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, …

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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

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 …


Aligned Events LLC

Aligned Events is a full service wedding and event planning company based out of Northampton, MA.  Our services include customized event planning, management and design services and we serve New …

Entertainment + Other

Cycle Pottery

A warm and welcoming pottery studio and gallery where you can create, collaborate and find community and inspiration! One of a kind handmade pottery for sale by master potters working at …

Art + Shopping

Valley Ghost Tours

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


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

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!


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

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

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

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 …


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 …


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 …


Brushworks Arts & Industry

The Brushworks Art & Industry Building is a unique multi-use Light Industrial complex, that has become the area’s premier location for local artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and the greater …


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 …

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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, …

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