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

The Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble Plays the music of The New Immigrant Experience

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

The Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble Plays the music of The New Immigrant Experience: A …

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An Evening with David Sedaris (10/17)

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

All tickets for the original date will be honored for this show. NEPR Presents: Join best-selling …

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Gregory Alan Isakov & Patty Griffin

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

The DSP Presale starts Thursday, June 3rd at 11 AM. Sign up here for the DSP Newsletter before …

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City and Colour

Calvin Theatre (19 King St, Northampton MA 01060)

Click Below For Tickets City and Colour has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold …

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Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Tickets on sale to the general public on 6/25 at 10 am. DSP Presale begins on 6/24 at 10 am. Sign up …

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Pints and Pumpkins - Pumpkin Painting Night!

Progression Brewing Co. (9 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060)

Join us for a spooky night of pints and pumpkin painting!   We provide everything you need …

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Robyn Hitchcock

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary …

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Valley Voices Story Slam: Let Me Explain…

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Due to the ongoing global health crisis and the high risk of the COVID-19 Delta variant, the Academy …

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Kyle Kinane

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who has appeared …

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Rosie Porter & the Neon Moons

Progression Brewing Co. (9 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060)

Join us for some fun with Rosie Porter & the Neon Moons!   "classic country & old-fashioned …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Rice

9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060 (Northampton, MA 01060)

We miss you! Come see the first local appearance by Rice: An American Band in over a year!   …

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Misty Blues

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm 2019 International Blues Challenge finalist, Misty Blues, is led by …

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Catie Curtis

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm Catie Curtis is a veteran on the singer/songwriter folk scene, …

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Cat & Nat Reunion Tour

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

What do you do when a global pandemic rocks the entire world and forces you into lockdown for over a …

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Jamie Kent

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm   Jamie Kent returns home to Northampton for a special acoustic …

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Weege & The Wondertwins

Progression Brewing Co. (9 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060)

Join Weege & The Wondertwins for a very spooky evening of libations and dancing! With their wild …

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Eilen Jewell

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm American Songwriterdescribes EilenJewell as“one of America’s most …

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RETURN of The SCARY Jane Jones

Progression Brewing Co. (9 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060)

It's the RETURN of The SCARY Jane Jones!!!   Progression Brewery is TERRIFIED to once again …

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Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers

Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. Peter Wolf has been known for decades as …

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Bad Bad Hats

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 7pm // Show: | 7pm   Bad Bad Hats are an indie rock trio from Minneapolis, Minnesota. …

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Beat Stress, Build Community: Drumming with Ellen Clegg

St. John's Episcopal Church (48 Elm St, Northampton, MA 01060)

Ellen Clegg invites you to join weekly to discover the impressive and inspiring healing power of …

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The Airplane Family & Live Dead ’69 performing ‘Blows Against The Empire’ 50th Anniversary

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm THE AIRPLANE FAMILY reunites Jefferson Starship, Grateful Dead, Hot …

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The Mallett Brothers Band

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm The Mallett Brothers Band is an independent rock and roll / Americana …

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Nada Surf

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Doors: | 5:30pm // Show: | 7pm With their ninth studio album, Nada Surf—Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca, …

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Local Venues & Clubs

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 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.

Art + Entertainment + Music

Progression Brewing Co.

Taproom is open for dine in and patios! ALSO: We're so happy to have seats back at the bar!⠀

If you're ready, we're pouring pints 3-9.


We are ...

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Calvin Theatre

Store Open

Reopening in September. We look forward to seeing you soon, and as always, thank you for supporting live music and taking these steps to keep each other safe.

 

Entertainment + Music

Iconica Social Club

Store Open
Takeout
Delivery
Online Store

We are back!!! Wed thru Sunday, 10AM to 5PM!

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

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 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.

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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 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.

Music

The Tunnel Bar

Store Open

Hours
Monday - Sunday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Due to Covid we are operating at a limited capacity. Please make reservations.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

Signature Sounds

Closed

We will be closed for business until at least March 31.

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Ye Ol' Watering Hole

Store Open

We have resumed our pre-covid operating hours. That is; 3pm-1am Sunday through Thursday, 3pm-2am Friday and Saturday. Thank you all for your support over the last month during our re-opening ...

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Downtown Sounds Workers Co-op

Store Open
Curbside
Online Store
Online Classes

We are open Monday-Saturday 11-6pm,
Sun 12-5pm. Come on by!

And more information:

GEAR
Much of our merchandise is now for sale on REVERB.com, via our web site. UPDATED DAILY. Are you local ...

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A.P.E. Flex Space

The A.P.E. gallery at 126 Main Street is open with new exhibitions & projects for 2021 spring and summer.

​PLEASE NOTE:  NEW GALLERY HOURS:
Wednesday - Sunday, 12-5, Friday, 12-8,
Closed Monday & ...

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Art + Entertainment + Music

The Dirty Truth

Store Open
Takeout

You know the drill, open at 4P Tuesday and 12P Wednesday to Saturday. Reservations welcome, Take Out food and drinks available. As we anticipated over our break, the city brought ...

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Food/Drink + Nightlife + Online Gift Cards + Outdoor Dining

Iron Horse Music Hall

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.  ...

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Music

Northampton Jazz Festival

We will follow the health and safety protocols of the venues that are hosting the live performances. Most performances are indoors and masks are encouraged. Be ready to wear a ...

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Music

Three County Fairgrounds

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

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Look Park

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 ...

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Pearl Street Nightclub

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.  ...

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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

Academy of Music Theatre

Closed

Box Office Phone Hours: Noon-3pm Daily. Online sales open 24/7. Our Box Office is closed for in-person sales.
NOTE: Beginning on September 8, 2021, The Academy will hold all shows at ...

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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 play together as amateurs under the guidance of a professional musician in order to improve our skills, more deeply enjoy our hobby, nourish camaraderie, and share our enjoyment of music with the community.

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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 also features a robust local selection of craft and micro brews, along with an endless cocktail and drink menu that will satisfy .

Located within walking distance of Northampton's many restaurants, and the vibrant retail center, Bishops Lounge is the entertainment "place to be" after a great evening dining out with friends or shopping.

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

The Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

We've missed you! 🔐 The Parlor Room is welcoming back live music this October!

🎶More information to come, stay tuned!

Entertainment + Music

The Majestic Saloon

Store Open

𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗪𝗲𝗱𝗻𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆-𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝟳-𝟭𝟮
𝘉𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘯𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘋𝘔 𝘰𝘳 𝘌𝘮𝘢𝘪𝘭 𝘮𝘢𝘫𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘴𝘢𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘩𝘰@𝘨𝘮𝘢𝘪𝘭.𝘤𝘰𝘮

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13th Floor Music Lounge

Store Open

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

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 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.

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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

The A.P.E. gallery at 126 Main Street is closed for now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Summer projects include "normal pop-up",  two week art installations in the window space on ...

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Art + Entertainment + Music

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Florence

OPENING HOURS
MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 2:00PM-1:00AM
THURSDAY TO SUNDAY 12:00PM-1:00AM


Keep up to date with upcoming VFW events with our Facebook page!

Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

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 Teacher Organizations of the Northampton Public Schools. Famous artists to perform at the venue include Bob Dylan and Crosby, Stills and Nash.

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