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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  • Plymouth Memorial Hall

    Plymouth

    1400-seat performing arts center hosts concerts and lectures. more

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  • Quincy Symphony Orchestra

    Quincy

    The Quincy Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit organization consisting of amateur and professional musicians and a supportive group of volunteers... more

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  • Regent Theatre

    Arlington

    Built in 1916, the historic Regent Theatre remains true to its roots as a vibrant vaudeville house. An intimate 500-seat performing... more

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  • Richmond Performance Series

    Richmond

    Chamber music. more

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  • River's Edge Arts Alliance

    Hudson

    The River's Edge Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization which brings the full spectrum of the arts to the Hudson... more

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  • Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a mile-and-a-half of contemporary parks located in the heart of Boston. The Greenway, a roof... more

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  • Salem Arts Festival

    Salem

    For three days each summer, this free festival transforms downtown Salem into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase... more

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  • Salem State Center for Creative and Performing Art

    Salem

    The Center for the Arts provides diverse, high quality and affordable events in theatre, dance, music, creative writing and art... more

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  • Salem Theatre Company

    Salem

    STC's mission is to enrich the artistic, cultural, and economic life of the greater Salem region through the performance of... more

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  • Smith College Performing Arts

    Northampton

    Whether classical or cutting-edge, the arts at Smith never fail to inspire and engage audiences with vibrant and passionate performances... more

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  • Soule Homestead Education Center

    Middleboro

    Founded to provide environmental educational programs, to promote organic agriculture, traditional crafts and cultural events. The Homestead hosts a Harvest... more

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  • South Mountain Concerts

    Pittsfield

    Chamber music concerts. more

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  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

    Top names in music, variety, and comedy the tent and in the round. more

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  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    Springfield

    Classical and youth concerts. more

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  • Stambandet

    Malden

    Nordic Vocal Ensemble offering a taste of Scandinavia through authentic music of Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. Concerts and... more

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  • stART on the Street

    Worcester

    stART on the Street hosts its 10th annual September festival Sunday, 9/16. In addition to the 350+ artists and crafters selling their... more

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  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

    The Clark is a gem of a museum rarely found in a small town. The Clark is home to collections... more

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  • Thomas Crane Public Library

    Quincy

    Built in 1881 by noted architect Henry Hobson Richardson - who also designed Boston's famed Trinity Church - the Thomas Thomas... more

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  • Tri-County Symphonic Band

    Rochester

    The Tri-County Symphonic Band peforms five dynamic concerts a year in Marion and Mattapoisett. A community-based organization, we are proud... more

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  • Trinity Church in the City of Boston

    Boston

    Trinity Church is a masterpiece of American architecture. Dedicated in 1877, Trinity presented a bold, fresh new face and feeling for... more

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