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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  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

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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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  • Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

    Worcester

    Performances in neo-classical concert hall. more

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  • Charlton Arts & Activities Center

    Charlton

    The CAAC is a volunteer run arts & activities center that provides music (instrument & voice) lessons, art lessons, Irish... more

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  • Chelsea Art Walk

    Chelsea

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  • Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra

    Milford,

    At Claflin Hill we know that gathering with your friends and family is an ancient ritual that builds profound relationships... more

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  • Club Passim

    Cambridge

    Established as Club 47 in 1958 and incorporated as a nonprofit in 1994, Passim has been a cornerstone of the arts community of... more

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  • College Light Opera Company

    Falmouth

    The College Light Opera Company has been performing to sold-out audiences at Highfield Theatre since 1969 and is among the very... more

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  • Cornerstone Performing Arts Center

    Fitchburg

    Cornerstone Performing Arts Center bring an unparalleled theatrical experience through its annual season of theatre and modern dance productions. Cornerstone... more

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  • Cotuit Center for the Arts

    Cotuit

    Cotuit Center for the Arts, founded in 1993 has established itself as a great place to celebrate the arts. Cotuit Center... more

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  • Decades Rewind

    Worcester

    Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show! Come... more

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  • Dunstable Summer Concerts

    Dunstable

    13th Annual Dunstable Summer Concerts Every Wednesday night 6:30 - 8:30p.m. on the Dunstable town common rte.113 Rain Date, next... more

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  • Emmanuel Music, Inc.

    Boston

    Emmanuel Music is dedicated to enriching the life of the community through the transformative power of music. Expanding on a 40... more

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  • Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers

    Boston

    Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers Inspirations: North American Debut TourAnnouncing the debut US tour of Eric Whitacre... more

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  • Exsultemus

    Cambridge

    Professional vocal ensemble specializing in music of the Renaissance and Baroque more

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  • Featherstone Meeting House for the Arts

    Oak Bluffs

    Year-round performances and gallery shows. more

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  • Firebird Ensemble

    Cambridge

    Firebird Ensemble is a group of adventurous, young musicians who strive for artistic excellence and seek to attract and engage... more

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  • From the Top

    Boston

    Based in Boston, From the Top is an independent non-profit organization that celebrates the power of music in the hands... more

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  • gimmeLIVE

    Gloucester

    Headquartered in Gloucester, MA, gimmeLIVE presents critically acclaimed concerts at premier intimate venues featuring top local talent on stage with... more

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  • Gordon College Music Guild

    Wenham

    Hear great music ensembles performed in a variety of genres and styles. Special Music events throughout the year. more

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