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

Green Street Trio - Jazz KICKOFF EVENT and SPONSOR THANK YOU!

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

Tony Silva - Spanish Guitar

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity: 130 Pine St, Florence, MA 01062

Florence Summer Jazz Night

$5 suggested donation - sliding scale   7pm; 6:30 doors   Join us for the first Florence …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Starlight’s Musical Spectacular

All patrons MUST present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test (within 72 hours …

@Progression Brewing Co.

Padded Waltz

Padded Waltz will be playing at Progression Brewing on Saturday, May 28th from 7-9:30pm!   No …

@Northampton Center for the Arts at 33 Hawley

My Evil Twin, a new cabaret musical

A genre-bending new theater work comes to Northampton Center for the Arts at 33 Hawley. *My Evil …

Reed Sutherland Trio - Jazz

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Bach at New Year’s Live!

The Academy will hold all shows at full capacity. Click here to read our health and safety policy. …

Green Street Trio - Jazz

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

@BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity: 130 Pine St, Florence, MA 01062

Bombyx Brass Collective

6pm doors, 7pm music   The Bombyx Brass Collective is a new project, inspired by the passion …

@The Pines Theater at Look Park

The Head And The Heart & Jade Bird

DSP Shows Presents: The Head And The Heart – Every Shade of Blue Tour 2022With special guest Jade …

Rosie Porter - Country

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

@JJ's Tavern

Beni Brosh

Beni Brosh is an Americana Singer-Songwriter based out of Boston, MA. His songs are honest and …

@54 Old Ferry Rd. Northampton MA

Ireland Forever Festival

Inaugural Irish festival featuring Irish dance from the Duffy Academy. Featured bands are Banish …

@Calvin Theatre

Jonathan Edwards

Doors: 5:30pm Show: 7pm   Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long …

@9 Pearl St, Northampton, MA 01060

Muscle Tough

Muscle Tough will be playing at Progression Brewing on Saturday, June 4th, from 7pm-9:30pm!   …

Zack Bartolomei Quartet - Jazz

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

@Academy of Music Theatre

Nate Bargatze: The Raincheck Tour (5PM Show)

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

@Academy of Music Theatre

Nate Bargatze: The Raincheck Tour (7:30PM Show)

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

Green Street Trio - Jazz

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

The Hendersons - Blues

Summer on Strong is a summer-long party here on Strong Avenue in Northampton, MA. When the weather …

Photo By Lynne Graves

@Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St.

Downtown Getdown

Human In Common is excited to partner with the Northampton Chamber of Commerce to host the 2nd …

@Edwards Church 297 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060

Music at The Crossroads presents: "Les Boulevardiers"

Les Boulevardiers is a group of friends with diverse musical backgrounds, united by a shared love of …

@Northampton/Florence area

Northampton Garden Tour

Forbes Library sponsors 28th annual self-guided tour of gardens in the Northampton/Florence area. …

Local Venues & Clubs

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.

Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

Three County Fair

Incorporated in 1818, the Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden County Agricultural Society promotes agriculture, agricultural education, agricultural science and sustainability for the region through …

Entertainment + Music + 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 …

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 …

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 + 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 + Food/Drink + Music + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining + Summer on Strong

Progression Brewing Co.

At Progression everything starts within our taproom walls. This special brewery that we call home is a place for our community to gather, and it is this community that keeps us constantly striving …

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 + Nightlife

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

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 …

Art + Entertainment + Music

BOMBYX Center for Arts & Equity

BOMBYX is a non-profit organization established to steward the property at 130 Pine Street, in Florence, Massachusetts - a historic gathering place founded by abolitionists who championed …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + Music + 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.

Art + 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 …

Entertainment + Food/Drink + 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!

Music + Shopping

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

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 + Shopping

Joe's Albums

We strive to be the store you visit first when shopping for New & Used vinyl records.  In addition, our inventory of apparel and other music related items is always changing.  Stop back …

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 + 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 …

Music

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 …

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 …

Music

Northampton Jazz Festival

The Northampton Jazz Festival returns with lots of live jazz music throughout downtown on Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2! Now in it's 10th year, the fest brings internationally renowned …

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 …

Food/Drink + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining

The Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.

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 …

Food/Drink + Nightlife + Outdoor Dining

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.

Art + Entertainment + Music + Nightlife

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 …

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.

Art + 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 …

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

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 …