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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    105 saves

    King Richard's Faire

    Carver

  • Hedge House Museum +
    21 saves

    Hedge House Museum

    Plymouth

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    Blanchard's Colonial Tavern

    Avon

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    South End Open Market

    Boston

  • New Bedford Folk Festival +
    4 saves

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    New Bedford

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    Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    New Bedford

  • Dedee Shattuck Gallery +
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    Dedee Shattuck Gallery

    Westport

  • South Shore Music Circus

    Cohasset

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

    + 6 saves
  • Xfinity Center

    Mansfield

    Musical concerts performed in 19,000-plus capacity amphitheater; covered and lawn seating. more

    + 5 saves
  • AHA! New Bedford

    New Bedford

    AHA! (art, history and architecture) Night is a FREE arts and culture event which takes place the 2nd Thursday of... more

    + 3 saves
  • Narrows Center for the Arts

    Fall River

    The Narrows Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 280-seat facility hosts high-quality, national and local performing... more

    + 1 saves
  • Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

    Plymouth

    The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional orchestral ensemble that presents a wide range of live music and educational programs... more

    + 1 saves
  • 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

    + 1 saves
  • Americana Theatre Company

    Plymouth

    Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company. more

    + 0 saves
  • Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

    Hingham

    Under the leadership by Music Director Jin Kim Atlantic Symphony has become one of the leading regional professional orchestras in... more

    + 0 saves
  • Buzzards Play Productions

    Wareham

    Buzzards Play Productions is a full working theatre and music venue located at 3065 Cranberry Highway in Wareham, MA. We offer... more

    + 0 saves
  • Hingham Civic Music Theatre

    Hingham

    Hingham Civic Music Theatre has been entertaining audiences since 1948 and serving as an outlet for the wonderfully talented people who... more

    + 0 saves
  • The James Library & Center for the Arts

    Norwell

    Literature and the arts are alive and well in Norwell. Stop by our library and pick up a current bestseller... more

    + 0 saves
  • PiNZ Kingston

    Kingston

    Bowling, Arcade, Bar & Grille, Concert Venue more

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  • Plymouth Memorial Hall

    Plymouth

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

    + 0 saves

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