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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  • New Bedford Folk Festival +
    4 saves

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

  • The Nines festival +
    1 saves

    The Nines festival

    Devens

  • Northampton Center for the Arts +
    3 saves

    Northampton Center for the Arts

    Northampton

  • Old Sloop Coffeehouse +
    1 saves

    Old Sloop Coffeehouse

    Rockport

  • Paradise City, Inc. +
    1 saves

    Paradise City, Inc.

    Northampton

  • Pioneer Valley Symphony +
    0 saves

    Pioneer Valley Symphony

    Greenfield

  • Provincetown Jazz Festival +
    2 saves

    Provincetown Jazz Festival

    Provincetown

  • Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston +
    0 saves

    Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston

    Waltham

  • Rockport Music +
    22 saves

    Rockport Music

    Rockport

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway +
    12 saves

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Salisbury Beach Partnership +
    36 saves

    Salisbury Beach Partnership

    Salisbury

  • Salsa Y Control Dance Company +
    4 saves

    Salsa Y Control Dance Company

    Allston

  • Sculler's Jazz Club +
    6 saves

    Sculler's Jazz Club

    Boston

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center +
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    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    Rockport

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    53 saves

    Tanglewood

    Lenox

  • UMass Fine Arts Center +
    7 saves

    UMass Fine Arts Center

    Amherst

  • The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture +
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    The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture

    Boston

  • Voice Movement Therapy +
    0 saves

    Voice Movement Therapy

    Oak Bluffs

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    0 saves

    Voices Rising Women's Chorus

    Boston

  • Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel +
    0 saves

    Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel

    Hyannis

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