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

Summerfest

Online (https://www.ncmc.net/summerfest, Northampton, MA 1063)

The Northampton Community Music Center (NCMC) presents the 26th Anniversary of Springfest, …

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Millpond Live: House Parties to Save BARBES

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

INTERACTIVE ZOOM AUDIENCE BUY TICKETS HERE Barbès is a tiny bar in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with an …

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Millpond Live: Brown Rice Family | Returns

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

INTERACTIVE ZOOM AUDIENCE BUY TICKETS HERE We are thrilled to welcome 2017 Millpond alum, Brown Rice …

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Millpond Live: Glen David Andrews | Gumbo & Gimlets

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

INTERACTIVE ZOOM AUDIENCE BUY TICKETS HERE We cap off the 2020 season with the irrepressible Glen …

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The Art Blakey Centennial Celebration presented by Northampton Jazz Festival

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

The Art Blakey Centennial Celebration presented by the Northampton Jazz Festival. Anyone who even …

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Los Elk

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

Mixing Indie-Rock with flares of Funk and RnB, Los Elk’s razor sharp sound and high energy …

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City and Colour

Calvin Theater (19 King St, Northampton, MA 01060)

City and Colour has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support Crisis …

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The Mallett Brothers Band

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

The Mallett Brothers Band is an independent rock and roll / Americana / country band from Maine. …

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An Evening with Lisa Fischer

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

Lisa Fischer's performance at the Calvin Theatre in 2015 was a barn-burner and we knew we had to …

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An Evening with Jonathan Edwards

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

Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … …

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An Evening with Kat Edmonson

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

Rich in affection for the past but bracingly alive in the present, the 11 original songs on Old …

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David Cook

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

Platinum selling recording Artist and your 2008 American Idol! When David Cook moved to Nashville in …

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Jack Harlow at Pearl Street in Northampton

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

Iron Horse Entertainment presents: Jack Harlow plus Guap Dad 4000 Saturday, April 4th 8PM. Doors. …

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Jack Harlow

Pearl Street Nightclub (10 Pearl Street, Northampton MA 01060)

Hailed for his fresh style, unconventional sound, and rebellious spirit, Jack Harlow fell in love …

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An Evening with Jonatha Brooke

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

For more than two decades Jonatha Brooke has created shining musical gems - brilliant combinations …

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The Adam Ezra Group

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

Talk to any Adam Ezra Group fan around the country and they’ll tell you that each AEG performance is …

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An Evening with The Wailin' Jennys

Calvin Theatre (19 King St, Northampton MA 01060)

  The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse—three distinct voices that …

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Celtica: Pipes Rock!

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

CELTICA – The majestic sound of the Great Highland Bagpipe soars above a powerful rock band, the …

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Melissa Ferrick

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

Melissa Ferrick has released 17 albums over the last 24 years. Signed to Atlantic Records in 1992 at …

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Young@Heart Album Release Concert

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

Young@Heart celebrates the release of their new album in concert   Show Date/ Time:Saturday, …

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Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

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

Impeccably schooled in the 'T-Bone Walker Institute of Rhythm' and imbued with the passion and soul …

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Roomful of Blues

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

For nearly half a century, Roomful of Blues has been delivering its signature blend of swing, rock …

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The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

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

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams have been called  “the hillbilly Pink Floyd." Throw in elements …

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Cheryl Wheeler

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

It has always seemed as if there were two Cheryl Wheelers, with fans of the New England songwriter …

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Local Venues & Clubs

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. …

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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 …

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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

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

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

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

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

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!

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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 …

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The Tunnel Bar

A classic martini bar located in the heart of Northampton.

Food/Drink + 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

Electric Eye Records

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

Music + Shopping

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

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 …

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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 …

Art + Entertainment + 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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

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