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

Expressions in Fiber: Three Voices

Forbes Library (20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

Tamar Shadur: Tapestries Amy Putnam: Quilts Katherine McClelland: Felt images Artists' Reception: …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Thursday Open Mic at The Haymarket

The Haymarket (185 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060)

**Open Mic at The Haymarket is here !!** ** Every Thursday from 6:00pm - 8:30pm** **Songwriters and …

Entertainment + Nightlife

ARC Project 4: Tristatic: Jacqueline Dougherty, Julia Handschuh & Haley Morgan

A.P.E Gallery (126 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060)

WHAT: ARC Project 4 -Tristatic: Jacqueline Dougherty, Julia Handschuh & Haley Morgan WHEN: …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Monday Open Mic at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 main st, Northampton, MA 01060)

**Every Monday Open Mic at The Majestic Saloon** ** From 7:00pm to 11:00pm  **** Full P.A. , …

Entertainment + Music

Wild Bill & The Flying Sparks

The Deck Bar (125A Pleasant St. Northampton)

Live music by Wild Bill & The Flying Sparks from 4-7pm on The Deck at Union Station.

Music

Banish Misfortune, Traditional Irish Music

Northampton Brewery (11 Brewster Court, Northampton, MA 01060)

Traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs, and songs played on fiddle, …

Entertainment + Music

John Doyle & Mick McAuley

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

"No one in Irish traditional music is a better guitarist than John Doyle right now," said the Wall …

Music

Industry Dance Nights @ Bishop's Lounge

Bishop's Lounge (41 Strong Avenue, Northampton, MA 01060)

Bishop's Lounge Industry Dance Night Every Monday Night from 11pm-2am, featuring different Dj's …

Nightlife

Mutlu

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

Mutlu is a soulful, singer-songwriter. A Philadelphia native and first-generation American of …

Music

Northampton Jazz Workshop

City Sports Grille (525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA 01060)

NYC based trumpeter Josh Bruneau will be the guest soloist with the Green Street Trio followed by an …

Entertainment + Music

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

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

Latin Dance Night

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

Cinema Northampton Presents - Citizen Kane

Forbes Library (20 West St, Northampton MA 01060)

Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Karaoke at Fitzwilly's!

Fitzwilly's Restaurant (23 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Cloud 9 Productions presents Karaoke Night at Fitzwilly's! Every Wednesday starting at 10:00PM until …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Bishop's Lounge Comedy Open Mic

Bishop's Lounge (41 Strong Ave, 3rd floor, Northampton, MA 01060)

Bishop's Lounge Comedy Open Mic hosted by Timothy Lovett. No cover, free popcorn! The longest …

Entertainment + Nightlife

Bunnies - Pyromancer - Geph

sierra grille (41 Strong Ave., Northampton MA 01060)

Join us for a great night of heavy music. Three really good bands. 9:30 pm, 3 bucks!

Music + Nightlife

Big Freedia at Pearl Street

Pearl Street Nightclub (10 Pearl St, Northampton MA 01060-3907)

Big Freedia + Sweet Crude Pearl Street Ballroom 10 Pearl Street, Northampton MA 01060 Thursday, …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Ona Canoa at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Live Music 7pm-9pm Ona Canoa is a new Western Massachusetts folk trio with a timeless sound. The …

Art + Entertainment + Music
Photo By Lynne Graves

Eli Catlin & Anders Griffin at Progression Brewing Co

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

A stellar night of music featuring Eli Catlin and Anders Griffin.FREE SHOWEli Catlin::: country …

Music

Around the World with DJ Quils ~ Vinyl Party

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

DJ QUILS presents Around The World a vinyl party featuring: eclectic dancefloor classics …

Art + Entertainment + Music

Thursday Open Mic at The Haymarket

The Haymarket (185 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060)

**Open Mic at The Haymarket is here !!** ** Every Thursday from 6:00pm - 8:30pm** **Songwriters and …

Entertainment + Nightlife

2019 Three County Fair

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

The Three County Fair is America's Oldest Continuously Operated Fair! The Fair takes place annually …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Shopping

Savoy Trio

125A Pleasant St. Northampton (125A Pleasant St, Northampton MA 01060)

Live music by the Savoy Trio from 6-9pm on The Deck at Union Station.

Music

Eli Elkus Nonsemble at The Majestic Saloon

The Majestic Saloon (24 Main St, Northampton MA 01060)

Live Music 7pm-Midnight Eli Elkus Nonsemble Suggested Donation $7

Art + Entertainment + Music

Local Venues & Clubs

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

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

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

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

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. 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

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

Toasted Owl Tavern

Local tavern with extensive beer menu and delicious food.

Food/Drink + Nightlife

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

Three County Fairgrounds

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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