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

PANOPERA

virtual (101 virtual, Northampton, MA 1063)

PANOPERA presents a virtual concert of ten singers performing of an exciting and eclectic mix of Art …

Entertainment + Music

PANOPERA

virtual (101 virtual, Northampton, MA 1063)

PANOPERA presents a virtual concert of ten singers performing of an exciting and eclectic mix of Art …

Entertainment + Music

Chris Smither: The Leave the Light On Set

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

Chris Smither The Streaming Global Tour Live From The Parlor Room Presented on Mandolin March 13th / …

Entertainment + Music

PANOPERA

virtual (101 virtual, Northampton, MA 1063)

PANOPERA presents a virtual concert of ten singers performing of an exciting and eclectic mix of Art …

Entertainment + Music
Photo By Lynne Graves

Exile: Homelessness and Northampton State Hospital

Exile: Homelessness and Northampton State Hospital Christopher J. Sparks, historian and writer …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Chris Smither: Master Class

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

Chris Smither The Streaming Global Tour Live From The Parlor Room Presented on Mandolin March 13th / …

Entertainment + Music

Regional Voices: Musical Traditions of the American South

Online (Online, Northampton, MA 1063)

3/25- Piedmont Bluz, 4/8-Elizabeth Laprelle, 4/22-Dennis Stroughmatt - 45 min performances, followed …

Entertainment + Music
Photo By Lynne Graves

Braiding Sweetgrass:Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plantsby Robin Wall Kimmerer

Braiding Sweetgrass:Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants Thursday, …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Magos Herrera : Afternoon Concert

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

Magos Herrera celebrates women though a repertoire of Latin-American classics and originals …

Music

Magos Herrera Evening Concert

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

Join us for an evening concert with Magos Herrera streaming live from the historic Academy of Music …

Music

Regional Voices: Musical Traditions of the American South

Online (Online, Northampton, MA 1063)

3/25- Piedmont Bluz, 4/8-Elizabeth Laprelle, 4/22-Dennis Stroughmatt - 45 min performances, followed …

Entertainment + Music

The Timeless Genius of Chopin with Jiayan Sun, piano

Smith College (10 Elm St, Northampton, MA 01063)

The Sage Chamber Music Society presents **The Timeless Genius of Chopin**, a series of four …

Entertainment + Music

Selected Shorts

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

This is a virtual performance. Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space in New York City and …

Music

CarniRoll Festival

Three County Fair (54 Fair Street, Northampton, MA 01060)

CarniRoll Festival is a 3 day Festival which includes live Entertainment, Rides, Games, Fireworks, …

Entertainment + Music

Regional Voices: Musical Traditions of the American South

Online (Online, Northampton, MA 1063)

3/25- Piedmont Bluz, 4/8-Elizabeth Laprelle, 4/22-Dennis Stroughmatt - 45 min performances, followed …

Entertainment + Music

Felipe Salles Interconnection Ensemble: The New Immigrant Experience

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

The New Immigrant Experience, the remarkable eighth release by renowned composer Felipe Salles, is a …

Music

Spring Instrumental Music Performances

John M. Greene Hall (Northampton, MA 01060)

Entertainment + Music

Local Venues & Clubs

Bishop's Lounge

Closed

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.

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13th Floor Music Lounge

Closed

Until we’re able to starting hosting shows again, you can support the the 13th Floor by buying JJ’s tavern gift cards!
Link below!
https://jjstavern.net/

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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 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!

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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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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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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.

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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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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.
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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.

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Music

Three County Fairgrounds

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

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The Dirty Truth

Store Open
Takeout

CRAFT BEER, NATURAL CIDER & WINE, SCRATCH FOOD
BEER GARDEN, INDOOR DINING & TAKE OUT
TAPAS TUESDAY 4-9P
Tuesday-Saturday, 12-9P
Make reservations here: https://www.dirtytruthbeerhall.com/new-page-4
Check out our online Bottle Shop!
We've got your food and drink ...

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

Ye Ol' Watering Hole

Closed

Closed until April 5 per Mass emergency declaration.

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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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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!

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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.

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Signature Sounds

Closed

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

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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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Academy of Music Theatre

Closed

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 ...

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Downtown Sounds Workers Co-op

Store Open
Curbside
Online Store
Online Classes

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 ...

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Music + Shopping

Spare Time Northampton and City Sports Grille

Store Open

We are open for business!

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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 work.

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Iconica Social Club

Store Open
Takeout
Delivery
Online Store

The Café is Open Wed - Sun, 10am - 5pm!

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Calvin Theatre

Closed

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.

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The Parlor Room at Signature Sounds

Closed

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 ...

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Progression Brewing Co.

Store Open
Takeout
Delivery

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 ...

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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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