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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  • Boston Baroque

    Belmont

    Three-time Grammy Nominee Boston Baroque--the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America--is now widely regarded as one of the... more

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  • The Boston Camerata

    Cambridge

    The Boston Camerata is delighted to announce its upcoming season, the 59th since its founding. The expanded season includes four... more

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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra

    Boston

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  • Boston Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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  • Boston Music Vox

    Jamaica Plain

    Boston Music Vox presents some of Boston's leading singers in concert performances of vocal music by great composers as well... more

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  • The Cannon Theatre

    Littleton

    The mission of The Cannon Theatre is to serve the community through the presentation of family-friendly comedies. We are also... more

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  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

    Chamber opera for everyone. more

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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival

    North Eastham

    Summer Festival of World Class Chamber Music Concerts in Venues from Provincetown to Cotuit. more

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  • Cape Cod Melody Tent

    Hyannis

    For nearly 60 years, presenting world-class entertainment featuring stars of music, comedy and variety under a tent and in the round,... more

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  • Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra

    Yarmouthport

    Classical and Pops symphony performaces led by renowned conductor Jung-Ho Pak. more

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  • Cape Cod Theater Coalition

    Dennis

    17 live theater venues across Cape Cod from Woods Hole to Provincetown. Comedy, drama, music and more. Year-round and summer theater. more

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  • Cape Playhouse

    Dennis

    Celebrating its 85th season, the Cape Playhouse is proud to be America's Oldest Professional Summer Theatre - celebrating today's theater... more

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  • Celebrity Series of Boston

    Boston

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  • Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

    Worcester

    Performances in neo-classical concert hall. more

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  • Central Square Theater

    Cambridge

    Central Square Theater is a unique collaboration between two professional theater companies - The Nora Theatre Company and Underground Railway... more

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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston

    Jamaica Plain

    In a city immersed in music, the Chameleon Arts Ensemble is distinguished by superb artistry, luminous performances, and dynamic musical... more

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  • Charlton Woods

    Charlton

    Charlton Woods is a recreation and conference center located on 380 acres of beautiful woodland, including a 35 acre pond. Activities include... more

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  • Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

    This years Art Walk is June 14th and 15th from 12:00 - 6:00 pm in Chelsea, MA. The Chelsea Art Walk is... more

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  • Civic Symphony Orchestra of Boston

    Brooklin

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  • Close Encounters With Music

    Great Barrington

    The mission of Close Encounters With Music is to engage the imagination of diverse concert audiences in a welcoming setting,... more

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