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

Oxbow Gallery reopens with "Evolving in Chaos" exhibition

The Oxbow Gallery (275 Pleasant Street, Northampton MA 01060)

WHAT: "Evolving in Chaos" Exhibition WHERE: Oxbow Gallery 273 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA 01060 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

VIRTUAL Valley Jazz Voices

via Zoom (Northampton, MA 01060)

VIRTUAL Valley Jazz Voices Fall SeasonThursdays: September 10 to December 17, 2020 from 7:30 to 8:45 …

Music

Summer Outdoor Comedy Starring Damon Williams

JJ's Tavern (99 Main Street, Florence, MA 01062)

Legendary Comedian Damon Williams (BET, HBO) comes to Florence Ma for one night only as the …

Entertainment + Nightlife
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Forbes Library Storytime for Grownups

Why should kids have all the fun? OnFriday, September 18, 10 am-12 pm,join Forbes Library staff, …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Christien Beeuwkes and Dana Maiben: Live from the Sanctuary

220 Main St, Northampton MA (Northampton, MA 01060)

Christien Beeuwkes and Dana Maiben: Live from the SanctuaryOn September 20 at 4 PM, soprano …

Music

A.P.E. @ Hawley & SCDT present:Practicing Presence

WHAT: A.P.E. @ Hawley & SCDT present:Practicing Presence WHEN: September 24-27, 2020 The 5th …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music
Photo By Lynne Graves

Northampton Neighbors LIVE! A Talent Show

Northampton Neighbors LIVE! A Talent Show During the pandemic doldrums, the Events Committee of …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Youth Hip Hop with Danielle Smith

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

HIP HOP WITH DANIELLE! ___ THURSDAYS 6-7PM ON ZOOM AGES 10+ (YOUNGER STUDENTS MAY JOIN WITH PARENT …

Entertainment + Music

Tom Rush and Leo Kottke

Calvin Theatre (19 King St, Northampton MA 01060)

Now celebrating 52+ years of touring, Tom has been thrilling audiences here and abroad with hits …

Music

Nada Surf

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

With their ninth studio album, Nada Surf—Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca, Ira Elliot, and their longtime …

Music

Local Venues & Clubs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 + Outdoor Dining

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Outdoor Dining

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

Three County Fairgrounds

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

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

The Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

Progression Brewing Co.

While creating an artisanal craft brewery that facilitates the balanced values of business, family, community and humankind, we at Progression Brewing are always brewing towards “A Higher State of …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 + Nightlife

Click Workspace

CLICK Workspace offers a comfortable office environment in which creative professionals can work, create, collaborate, and share resources. We provide an atmosphere that values diversity and growth. …

Art + Entertainment + Music + Nightlife + Other + Places to Stay

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

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