Music & Nightlife

Photo By Lynne Graves

Northampton’s music and nightlife scene is always vibrant and exciting. Whether you’re in the mood for a tribute concert, burlesque show, poetry slam, or a night of karaoke and dancing, you’ll always find a good time in Western Massachusetts. Check out what’s happening below.

Upcoming Events

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

Salsa Con Cervezas - Free Bachata Lesson and Open Dance

Get ready for another awesome free Salsa con Cervezas Latin Dance event at Progression Brewing …

@St. John's Episcopal Church, Northampton

Learn to Play the Pipe Organ!

The Springfield Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is pleased to offer another of its …

@Hills Hills Chapel, 123 Elm Street, Northampton

House Music Annual Treble A Cappella Benefit for Friends of Hampshire County Homeless

Come enjoy our annual celebration of treble music organized by Smith College a cappella. This year's …


Itamar Zorman, violin & Ieva Jokūbavičiūte, piano

Classical chamber music performed by Intamar Zorman, internationally known violinist and winner of …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

LIVE MUSIC - Lefever @ Progression Brewing Co.

Lefever RETURNS! to Progression Brewing Company!- Filled with Dawn’s rich vocals and rhythm guitar, …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Revelry: Molly Bajgot Album Release Concert

Join for an inspiring evening of music as we gather to mark the much-anticipated release of Molly …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Young@Heart Up Close and Personal

Young@Heart performs for the first time in the performance space at Bombyx. As a resident theater …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Rebirth Brass Band

Hailed by the New York Times as “a New Orleans institution,” the Rebirth Brass Band has been at the …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

Speedquizzing Trivia @ Progression Brewing Co.

Every Wednesday Night! ==================== SpeedQuizzing Smart Phone Trivia - Hosted by DJ Jared …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

BONSAI BAR @ Progression Brewing Co.

Beginner workshops are perfect for you to grab your friends, grab a drink and come make tiny trees! …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Bill Frisell THREE featuring Gregory Tardy & Rudy Royston

Bill Frisell’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 40 years and many celebrated …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

LIVE MUSIC - Masala Jazz @ Progression Brewing Co.

We're stoked to have Masala Jazz grace the stage at Progression Brewing on Friday, March 1st, from …

@First Churches of Norhampton

Partylonga NOHO - Tango Party

Join us for a night of passion, rhythm, and fun at our Tango Fiesta! Partylonga NOHO is arriving to …

@Academy of Music Theatre


DSP presale begins Thursday, 11/9 at 10:00am with promo code distributed by their newsletter. Sign …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Karan Casey

Karan Casey has long been recognized as one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

LIVE MUSIC - The Donut Kings @ Progression Brewing Co.

Not your average bar band! But we couldn't be more excited! Come on out on Saturday, March 2nd, and …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters

Adult Content show: All Attendees must be 18 and up. You may be asked to show ID upon entering the …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Bombyx Brass Collective | 3/3/2024

The Bombyx Brass Collective is a resident ensemble of the Bombyx Center for Arts & Equity, inspired …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Bored Teachers: We Can’t Make This Stuff Up! Comedy Tour

Parental discretion advised. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Artist …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

A Quiet Moment With KAMAUU | 3/3/24

Our ninth Soundbath with KAMAUU. This experience is unlike any other at Bombyx, happening in the …

@9 Pearl St

SpeedQuizzing Trivia @ Progression Brewing Co.

Every Wednesday Night! ==================== SpeedQuizzing Smart Phone Trivia - Hosted by DJ Jared …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Jr.

Sponsored by Greenfield Savings and Keiter Construction Rebellion is nigh in Matilda JR., a …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

LIVE MUSIC - The Duplex Trio @ Progression Brewing Co.

The Duplex Trio will be setting the mood on Friday, March 8th, from 7-9:30! -No Cover!  

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

Melissa Ferrick

In late 2023, Ferrick released Black Dress, their first single in eight years, via the venerable …

Local Venues & Clubs

Art + Entertainment + Music

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

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.

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Online Gift Cards + Outdoor Dining

Iconica Social Club

A platform for the modern social animal. Curated coffee menu from rotating roasters; cold pressed juice via our brand Minim Juicery; a creative, healthy and seasonal breakfast and lunch menu; weekend …


Northampton Jazz Festival

The Northampton Jazz Festival returns with lots of live jazz music throughout downtown on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30! Now in it's 12th year, the fest brings internationally …

Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Florence

Our primary mission is serving Veterans and their families. The local community is our family as well.  We assist and sponsor many community fundraisers and events; Post Children's Christmas …

Art + Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

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 …

Entertainment + Music

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 + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

The Majestic Saloon

A craft beer & wine bar in downtown Northampton. Gluten free and non-alcoholic options. Offering live music & entertainment. Home of the pop-up gay bar.


Iron Horse Music Hall

The Iron Horse Music Hall is the longest running music club in Northampton, founded in 1979, the club has hosted everyone from Shawn Colvin to the Smashing Pumpkins to Wynton Marsalis.


Pearl Street Nightclub

Pearl Street is a live music venue with two performance rooms, the Ballroom and the Clubroom. Once a Polish Dance Hall in the mid-20th century, it reopened in 1985.

Music + Shopping

Joe's Albums

We strive to be the store you visit first when shopping for New & Used vinyl records.  In addition, our inventory of apparel and other music related items is always changing. Stop back …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 + Music

The Parlor Room Collective

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 …


Fiddle Orchestra of Western Massachusetts

The Fiddle Orchestra of Western Massachusetts is an amateur orchestra made up mostly of fiddle players but also players of other instruments. The orchestra gives fiddlers and others the opportunity to …

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

PanOpera, Inc.

Live, artist-led, professional opera in Western New England.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

The Dirty Truth

Local farm driven restaurant with a distinguished beverage program featuring craft beer, natural wine, small producer ciders and unique spirits. Open for Dinner Tuesday-Saturday 4-10P. Open for Lunch …

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 + Nightlife

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 + Food/Drink + Music

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 …

Art + Entertainment + 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

BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

BOMBYX is a non-profit organization established to steward the property at 130 Pine Street, in Florence, Massachusetts - a historic gathering place founded by abolitionists who championed …

Entertainment + Music

The Hampshire Music Club

The Hampshire Music Club was launched in 2012 by a local group of classical music lovers.  It’s an educational organization whose mission is to sponsor music appreciation classes for adults and …


Northampton Community Music Center

The mission of the Northampton Community Music Center is to foster the love and pursuit of music through quality education, performances and activities that are accessible to all. NCMC was founded in …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 …

Music + Shopping

Downtown Sounds Workers Co-op

Downtown Sounds Workers Co-op is a musical instrument retail store + music school + repair shop in the heart of Northampton, MA.  Founded in 1976 / Worker-owned since May 2019. We're here to …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining + Summer on Strong

Progression Brewing Co.

At Progression everything starts within our taproom walls. This special brewery that we call home is a place for our community to gather, and it is this community that keeps us constantly striving …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + 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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Young@Heart Chorus

What started out in 1982 at a Northampton elderly housing project to joyfully pass the time instead of passing before your time has developed into the stereotype-defying, generation-crossing musical …

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Signature Sounds

Signature Sounds was formed by Jim Olsen and Mark Thayer in 1995 to promote the burgeoning acoustic music scene in and around Northampton, MA. Since our inception, we've released over 150 albums of …

Entertainment + Music

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

Jon Berman Music

Jon Berman plays Beach Americana Music that takes you away. He has performed everywhere from stadiums to back decks. Jon has performed with acts such as Changes In Latitudes, Barefoot Truth, Jackson …

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Three County Fair

Incorporated in 1818, the Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden County Agricultural Society promotes agriculture, agricultural education, agricultural science and sustainability for the region through …

Entertainment + Music

Blind Moose Studios

A community based multimedia production studio in Northampton, MA // Production,Tracking, Mixing and Mastering // Sound Design

Food/Drink + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining

The Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.