Massachusetts features music for all tastes: classical, jazz, early music, even a rich history of rock and roll.

The cornerstone is one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It performs in Symphony Hall, celebrated worldwide for its magnificent acoustics and historic location, conveniently just steps from the T.

For opera buffs, the Boston Lyric Opera features lavish productions. Of course, no Fourth of July would be complete without the Boston Pops concert at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade. Two popular venues for contemporary music: the dramatic Bank of America Pavilion on Boston Harbor and the Comcast Center, a 19,000-seat amphitheater in Mansfield.

Be sure to check out the MassJazz website for jazz venues and upcoming concerts.

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston

  • Symphony Hall, Springfield

  • Fort Point Channel, Boston

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    16 saves

    Blanchard's Colonial Tavern

    Avon

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    HyArts Cultural District

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    Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

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    13 saves

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

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    MassJazz

    Boston

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    11 saves

    Citi Performing Arts Center

    Boston

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    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

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    South End Open Market

    Boston

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    The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture

    Boston

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    ArtsBoston BosTix Booths

    Boston

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    Cape Cod Melody Tent

    Hyannis

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    Patriot Place

    Foxborough

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    Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel

    Hyannis

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    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

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    Firehouse Center for the Arts

    Newburyport

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    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

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    Adolphus Busch Hall

    Cambridge

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    Lawn On D

    Boston

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    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

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    Sculler's Jazz Club

    Boston

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