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

Photo By Lynne Graves

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

Latin Night Hosted by DJ Alexavier & DJ Chico (21+)

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

Latin Night Hosted by DJ Alexavier & DJ Chico (21+).

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. …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 …

Art + 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

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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 …

Entertainment + Music

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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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

Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Co. Holiday Spectacular

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

Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Co. has been hailed by Take magazine as making “burlesque cool again," but …

Music

Rockapella Holiday Show

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

“ROCKAPELLA CHRISTMAS” is a “must see” event!  With their completely original interpretations …

Music

Rockapella Holiday Show

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

“ROCKAPELLA CHRISTMAS” is a “must see” event!  With their completely original interpretations …

Music

Hatchery Fall Performances

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13 AT 7PM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 AT 2PM & 7PM $12 ADULT // $10 STUDENT STUDIO4: 25 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Sawyer Fredericks

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

Teenaged singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks's deep beyond-his-years lyrics and melodies, raw, …

Music

Wild Bill and the Flying Sparks at Progression Brewing Co.

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

Give the gift of dance and music...drag the people you love to Progression and Dance your blues away …

Music

7th Holiday Sing-Along and Open Jam

Forbes Library (20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

AEIOUkes, Northampton's ukulele club, hosts the annual sing-along at Forbes Library to raise money …

Music + Other

Blue Honey Drops

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

Melding guitar, harmonica, fiddle, bass & tight vocal harmonies, Blue Honey Drops take you on a …

Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

Local Venues & Clubs

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

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

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

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

The Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

Toasted Owl Tavern

Local tavern with extensive beer menu and delicious food.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

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

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.

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 …

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

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 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.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

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

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 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

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

Electric Eye Records

Specializing in Used Vinyl LPs. New and used records, bought, sold, traded. Closed Mondays

Music + Shopping

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

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

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

Three County Fairgrounds

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

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

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

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

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

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 …

Music + Shopping

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

Northampton Jazz Festival

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 …

Music

The Dirty Truth

Craft beer bar focusing on responsibly sourced, ingredient driven food. 40 drafts and 50+ bottles of beer, wine, and cider. Open at 4PM Daily.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

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 …

Music

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 …

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

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 …

Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife

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