Music & Nightlife
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.
Local Venues & Clubs
Mar 13: Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, Bishop’s Lounge will be closed this weekend for the safety of our staff, bands, patrons, and local community.
We recognize that this situation ...read more
The Northampton Jazz Festival is thrilled to present The Kurt Elling Quintet at the Academy of Music Theatre on Saturday, October 5! A Grammy Award-winner, Kurt Elling has secured his place among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Declared “the standout male vocalist of our time” by The New York Times, Elling has garnered unprecedented accolades by jazz publications and music organizations alike. Join us on October 4, 5 and 6 when we stage some 20 jazz performances by local and visiting artists at over a dozen different venues around downtown Northampton! Stay tuned for more news on the lineup!
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 diverse range of performances, from solo recitals to large choral and orchestral ensembles. Sweeney's excellent acoustics are suitable for both vocal and instrumental performances. For information about reserving this space, please contact the department office staff.
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 arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton, Northampton Summer Park Series, Transperformance and Silver Chord Bowl, and advocating on behalf of the arts community.
We're pleased to announce that the water spray park, tennis and pickleball courts, picnic tables, and playgrounds are all ready for use! We continue to monitor state and local guidelines ...read more
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 1986 by Bill Feinstein in cooperation with a small group of parents concerned by the passage of Proposition 2 1⁄2 which dismantled many of the music education programs in Northampton’s public schools.
CRAFT BEER, NATURAL CIDER & WINE, SCRATCH FOOD
BEER GARDEN, INDOOR DINING & TAKE OUT
TAPAS TUESDAY 4-9P
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We will be closed for business until at least March 31.
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- All gift certificates purchased expire on 12.31.2021
- When you use the gift certificate, you must use the entire amount in one purchase, unless the store or restaurant advises you otherwise.
- You will receive an email from the Downtown Northampton Association confirming your purchase, along with an electronic gift certificate, within 24 hours of purchase.
- If you lose your gift certificate, it CANNOT be replaced.
- If the store or restaurant from whom you purchased a gift certificate goes out of business, you will not be able to obtain a refund.
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 concerned and committed to the communities that we reach. It is also a top priority to give our corporate clients as well as sole proprietors and start-up businesses the same excellent service we believe they deserve. Our station's owner takes a hands-on approach and our entire staff is readily available to provide the personal attention, business flexibility, and overall efficiency expected from an independently owned station.
As we move forward, we are attending webinars and Zoom meetings to prepare for when we can safely reopen by meeting state and local safety guidelines. We are working with ...read more
We are open seven days a week for instrument sales and repairs. Masks are required for in-store shopping, hand sanitizer is provided at all stations, and we can allow up ...read more
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 work.
All shows are postponed or canceled through 4/7. In the case of a cancelled or rescheduled show, ticket buyers will be notified via email regarding postponement and/or refunding of tickets. ...read more
In light of COVID-19, Signature Sounds Presents is cancelling all shows from March 13th to April 9th. We are working on rescheduling some of these shows, in which case tix ...read more
Taproom is open for dine in and curbside pick up!
Want beer delivered? We are launching “Progression Direct”, with beer shipping right to your door. Our site ...read more
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 Teacher Organizations of the Northampton Public Schools. Famous artists to perform at the venue include Bob Dylan and Crosby, Stills and Nash.