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JC Fenwick's -
37 Mechanic Street, Leominster - 978/840-4845
Northern Worcester County country bar showcasing a country band every Saturday night 9pm-1am, and a "Country Jamboree" hosted by a band every Sunday 3pm-7pm.


Scupper Jack's - (508) 263-8327
Jazz bands featured on certain days.

Willow's Books and Cafe - 508) 266-0066
Jazz bands featured on certain days.




Harper's Ferry
Features rhythm and blues bands. Site has a schedule of upcoming shows and events, information about bands, billiards and pool leagues.

The Kells -
161 Brighton Avenue, Allston - 617/782-9082
Features a variety of great Irish music, DJs, hip hop, house and top 40 music seven nights a week. Giant TV screens featuring Irish and American sporting events held worldwide. Has a function room for 200 people.  Menu features authentic Irish cuisine and a fully stocked bar.

The Wonder Bar
186 Harvard Avenue, Allston - 617.351.2665
Jazz, rock & pop music performed.


Imagine Studios -
Open Mic / Song Swap Series on the second Saturday of each month at 7:30pm


Black Sheep Deli and Bakery -
Jazz on Sundays 11am to 1pm.


18 Elm Street


J.P. O'Hanlon's Irish Pub -
9 Main Street - 978/772-9282


Rosie's - (508) 990-3700
Jazz venue.




251 Music Bar (formerly Edible Rex)



Anago Restaurant - The Lenox Hotel -
710 Boylston Street, Boston - 617.536.5300
Jazz musicians perform. Call for schedule.

13 Lansdowne Street - 617/262-2437
Fashionable dance club with a punk-industrial theme featuring bands performing Alternative Rock, Rock & Pop and Electronica.
Schedule at:

15 Lansdowne Street - 617/262-2424
Long-running Lansdowne Street nightclub is still one of Boston's favorite dance spots featuring bands performing Alternative Rock and Electronica music.
Schedule at:

Back Bay Hilton
40 Dalton Street - 617/236-1100
Jazz musicians perform.

The Black Rose -
Boston's Legendary Irish restaurant and pub, is a reminder of the old country. With flags, a display of family coat of arms and historical memorabilia, you're sure to feel a little Irish yourself. Sing along nightly with live Irish bands, while the wait staff tells you of their homeland. Great food! Located in the Faneuil Hall area. Check out the calendar for the entertainment schedule.

Bishop's Pub
21 Boylston Place - 617/351-2583
A friendly spot for acoustic music, it's one of the more comfortable Boylston alley locations.

Bristol Lounge - Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston Street, Boston - 617.338.4400
Jazz musicians perform.

The Choppin Block Pub
724 Huntington Avenue - 617 734-4177
Located in Brigham Circle Directly across from the Brigham Circle T stop. Cheap drinks, beers, and a fun setting provides a great place for bands and live entertainment. All genres welcomed.

Coogan's -
173 Milk Street - 17/451-7415
Live Irish entertainment every Thursday through Saturday. Located near Boston's Faneuil Hall.

The Green Dragon Tavern
11 Marshall Street - 617/367-0055
Featuring Irish bands and musicians Wednesdays through Sundays and Saturday afternoons. Irish and American cuisine. "Headquarters of the American Revolution"

355 Congress Street, Boston

Maison Robert Restaurant (Ben's Cafe) -
45 School Street, Boston (Old City Hall) - 617.227.3370
Live jazz on selected nights. Call for more information.

Jose McIntyre's -
160 Milk Street, Boston - 617/451-9460
An Irish Mexican cantina featuring a variety of Irish, Jazz and other live entertainment Thursday through Sunday. Serves lunch and dinner. Pool tables and 60 oz. Margaritas.

Odyssey Cruises -
60 Rowes Wharf - (617) 654-9733
Dining cruise ship on the Boston Harbor. Step aboard Odyssey and enjoy a two- or three-hour escape to the signature elegance and total entertainment experience only a true luxury cruising vessel can provide. Creative appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared fresh onboard, daily. Award-winning wines. Dancing to live music. And unmatched views of historic Boston harbor drifting past your table.

The Original Tremont Tearoom -
. Open Mic first Friday of each month at 7pm

Porter's Bar and Grill (near the Fleet Center)

The Purple Shamrock
Another one of the Boston Faneuil Hall area's popular Irish restaurant and pub offering a lively atmosphere with street-side dining and nightly entertainment featuring Irish musicians and bands and a variety of other bands, too.

The Roxy -
279 Tremont Street - 617-338-7699 x205
A historically elegant ballroom of red plush velvet and gold trimmings, large enough for 1500 people.
Closest thing to a New York club in Boston. Grand Balcony overlooks art deco room of red plush velvet and gold trimmings. Part of a hotel. The band can lodge for discounted rate.

Ryles Jazz Club -

Scullers Jazz Club -
Double Tree Guest Suites Hotel
400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston - 617.562.4111
Voted the #1 JAZZ CLUB in the Boston area by the TAB Readers' Choice Awards!

Tiernan's Restaurant and Pub -
99 Broad Street (financial district), Boston - 617/350-7077
Features a mix of mix of dance music, alternative rock and Top 40 every Thursday through Saturday. Susan and Liam Tiernan offer an outstanding cuisine of traditional Irish family recipes.

Top of the Hub
800 Boylston St. Boston, MA, 02199 - 617-536-1775
Jazz brunch Sunday 11am to 3pm.


Stockyard Restaurant -
135 Market Street - 617-782-4700
40 years young, in addition to being a full service restaurant with a capacity of over 400, we also have private rooms for special events and NEW offering live entertainment.


Matt Murphy's Pub -
14 Harvard Street - 617)/232-0188
Restaurant and club serving as a breeding ground for popular to cutting edge local and national talent with a bold music policy.


Cantab Lounge
738 Massachusetts Avenue - 617-803-7631
Neighborhood bar and grill with nightly entertainment - Acoustic open mike, Bluegrass, Blues & more.

Club Passim -
Open Mic every Tuesday at 7pm

The Good Life - Central Square
720 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA - 617/868-8800
Jazz musicians perform.

The Hideaway Lounge
20 Concord Lane - (617)661-8828
Four turntables tag-team (Jungle/Reggae/Hip-Hop). Open Mic from 10-11pm.

The Lizard Lounge - 617/547-0759
1667 Mass Ave (under the Cambridge Common restaurant), between Harvard and Porter Squares. Local musicians and artists perform without a stage to an avant-garde amphitheater of scattered chairs, tables, and people. Sundays features a poetry jam. Mondays the local jazz trio the Fringe is in residence at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday features local and national bands. No food. Casual dress. Open daily from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Cover varies. 21-plus.

Out of the Blue Art Gallery -
Open Mic / Mike every Wednesday at 7:30pm

Plough & Stars
Features bands performing country music.

Regatta Bar -
Concertix 617-876-7777
Located at Harvard Square at the Charles Hotel, the Regattabar has become the leading jazz club not only of the city but the region, winning accolades as "the hub of jazz in Boston," from The Boston Globe, "best jazz bar" in Rolling Stone, "best jazz club" in Boston Magazine and "some of the best jazz in America" in Esquire.

Sydney's Grille
University Park Hotel @ MIT
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge - 617.577.0200

Chestnut Hill

11 Boylston Street - Chestnut Hill, MA - 603-595-9334
Live jazz performances.


Colonial Inn -
Jazz bands featured on certain days. Open Mic on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7pm.


TGI Friday's -
978-777-2420 - 49 Newbury Street
You've known Friday's for years, now we've added live music on Wednesday and Sunday nights!


Lakeview Lounge



Fall River

Barrett's Alehouse -
4171 North Main Street - 508-674-3600

Blondie's Country Lounge
Features bands performing country music.

Cafe Arpeggio
139 South Main Street - 508-679-3333
Live folk music Friday and Saturday nights. Open mic Sundays with Jay Cunningham. Great fare in a nice coffee house ambiance and home made ice cream all day every day.

The Narrow's Center for the Arts -
Open Mic every Thursday at 7:30pm

Falmouth - Cape Cod

British Beer Company
A traditional British Pub and Restaurant featuring 18 beers on tap and the finest selection of spirits available. Some locations feature seaside views. Live music at all locations.

Liam McGuire's
Jazz bands featured on certain days.


End Zone -
105 Washington Street - 508/543-4045
End Zone features live blues/rock music on Friday and Saturday nights and an open mic blues jam on Sunday night. Full menu for lunch and dinner. Open 11:00am to 1:00am 7 days.


Dante's at Firefly's BBQ -
235 Old Connecticut Path - 508-820-3333
Where the music sticks to your ribs! Rock to the region’s best live music acts Friday and Saturday nights.  Bruce Marshall’s Acoustic Jam, every Wednesday from 8:00-11:00 pm. Bruce invites y'all to come jam and get yer blues on!

Samba Steak and Shushi House -
1138 Worcester Road - 508-628-0288
Enjoy listening to jazz while enjoying some unique Hibachi (Teppanyaki), Sushi and entrées that fuse traditional Japanese cuisine with South American spices and culinary techniques.


Alumni -
319 East Center Street - 508-528-8804


McT's Lobster House - (978) 282-0950
Jazz bands featured on certain days.


ChitChat Lounge -
Open Mic every Tuesday at 8pm

The Tap
100 Washington Street - 978-374-1117 
Looking to have blues and country groups perform at our 100-seat restaurant / brew pub.


The Red Parrot

Hyannis - Cape Cod

British Beer Company
A traditional British Pub and Restaurant featuring 18 beers on tap and the finest selection of spirits available. Some locations feature seaside views. Live music at all locations.

Cape Codder

Prodigal Son - 508-771-1337
Open Mike every Wednesday at 8pm.

Roadhouse Cafe - (508) 775-2386
Jazz bands featured on certain days.

The Rhumb Line -
Open Mike every Wednesday at 7pm


Camp Joe Hooker Lounge -
Staples Shore Road - 508/947-9862
A neat little get-away lounge with 2 pool tables, large bar, serving food, music lounge and 175 capacity hall for rentals. Friday night hosting classic rock entertainment.


JC Fenwick's -
37 Mechanic Street - 978/840-4845
Northern Worcester County's source for country music. Site includes directions, live band and entertainment schedule, lottery, and beer list.


The Olympia Restaurant -
Live Greek Entertainment Every Saturday Night With Erieta Ioulianou, Phani Iouanou and Nikos Savvas.

Sports Page


JT Shawmut


Mundo's Bar & Grill - 781-324-3418
35 Lebanon Street
Club / bar. No food served. Local bar looking for small bands to play. Celtic, Jazz, Rock, cover bands and most styles of music will be considered. If interest send press Kit to: Mundo's Bar and Grill, 36-40 Lebanon Street, Malden, MA 02148-3114


Dante's at Firefly's BBQ -
350 East Main Street - 508-357-8883
Rock to the region’s best live music acts Friday and Saturday nights. Where the music sticks to your ribs!


Bridgeway - 781-834-6505
Jazz venue.

Jamie's Grille & Pub
Sunday Jazz brunch.

The Ranch House
Features live bands performing country music.


Maynard Rod & Gun Club -
45 Old Mill Road - 978-897-3309
Outdoor pavillion area and field. Great for small to mid size (1000 people+). Daytime/early evening festivals. Venue has food/liquor if desired.

Peyton's Rivers Edge -
86 Powder Mill Road - 978-637-2154
Live music entertainment Wednesday's thru Saturday from jazz, dance music to easy listening.

Sit 'n Bull Pub -
Open Mic / Mike every Wednesday at 7pm


Bean Sprout
270 Medford St., Medford - 781.397.0800


The Fireside Restaurant -
Bands play Thursday - Saturday night. Karaoke on Wednesday night.


Angelica's - (978) 750-4900
Cover bands. Jazz bands featured on certain days.


Manhattan's - (508) 482-9800
Jazz bands featured on certain days.

Nantasket Beach

Daddy's Beach Club -
280 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA - 781/925-3600

The Red Parrot -
1 Hull Shore Drive, Hull, MA - 781/925-1115
Check out the beach cam!

Natick Center

Dolphin Restaurant - (508) 655-0669
Jazz bands featured on certain days.

The Natick Center for Arts -
14 Summer Street - 508-647-0097
Folk Acoustic Open Mike every Thursday at 8pm. The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN) defines the ideal performance space for music concerts, theatrical and dance presentations in the MetroWest area.

New Bedford

New Wave Cafe -
The Legendary Open Mic every Tuesday at 7pm

Jazz on Sundays 6pm to 9:30pm


The Iron Horse Music Hall -
Open Stage on selected Tuesdays at 6:30pm


Mount Blue


Country line dance club featuring live bands.

Boston Rox - 978-535-1700
PainkillerX Open Mic every Wednesday at 9pm

Cover Pop and Top 40 bands perform Friday and Saturday nights. Italian food.


British Beer Company
A traditional British Pub and Restaurant featuring 18 beers on tap and the finest selection of spirits available. Some locations feature seaside views. Live music at all locations.

Isaac's - 508-830-0001
Mon & Tue, Diamond Jim Brady night, with Lee Child's reeds, and Michel Lavigniac banjo.

Ricky T'S Blues Club
36 Cordage Park, Plymouth, MA - 508.732.9700


Club 58 / Shooters
58 Ross Way (Behind 1515 Hancock Street) - 617-471-7788
Club/bar - no food. "The Best Blues Jam In Town" Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by Shovelhead every Wednesday Night from 8pm-Midnight

Quincy Moose Lodge
Featuring bands performing country music.

The Beachcomber

The Holy Ground

Presidents Rock Club -
1546 Rear Hancock Street - 617-770-7900
An edgy rock venue with a great sound and loads of beer on tap.

Raffael's -
Restaurant features bands and musicians performing jazz, contemporary and a variety of music.


Peddler's Loft
Corner of Judson and South Street - 508-823-1255
Restaurant and Club with a variety of bands performing.


Kitty's Restaurant & Lounge - (978) 664-4541


Salisbury Beach

Blue Ocean Music Hall -
4 Ocean Front N - 978-462-5888
Presents musicians in a wide range of genres, performers to date have included Peter Wolf, The Little River Band, Todd Rundgren, Blues Traveler, Paula Cole, Eddie Money.

Carousel Lounge
27 Ocean Front Street - 978-465-9045
Club / bar. No food.

Splash Salisbury -
2 Broadway - 978-465-SPLASH
Salisbury Beach's newest nightclub and dance club featuring music from the 60's and 70's.

Sandwich - Cape Cod

British Beer Company
A traditional British Pub and Restaurant featuring 18 beers on tap and the finest selection of spirits available. Some locations feature seaside views. Live music at all locations.


Country line dance club featuring live bands.

Cover Pop and Top 40 bands perform Friday and Saturday nights. Italian food.


Featuring cover rock and top 40 bands.

Dodge Street Bar and Grill -
Open Mic Night every Monday at 7pm

Finz Seafood Restaurant
76 Wharf Street, Pickering Wharf, Salem, MA - 978.744.8485
Jazz venue.

Green Land Cafe -
87 Washington Street - 978-744-7766
Enjoy Monday and Thursday "Music Nites" at Green Land Cafe. Featuring dinner, drinks, and live local entertainment.

Hawthorne Hotel -
18 Washington Square West, Salem, MA - 978.744.4080

Salisbury Beach

Boots & Saddles
Features bands performing country music.

Uncle Eddie's


Sherborn Inn - (508) 655-9521
Jazz venue.


Bull Run Restaurant 
978-425-4311  877-536-7190 Toll Free email:
Jazz bands featured on certain days.

Phoenix Club


The Burren -
247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville - 617/776-6896
Features Irish bands and musician seven days a week, 365 days a year. Lunch and dinner served. Irish Breakfast served Saturdays and Sundays.

Good Times Emporium

P.A.'s Lounge -
345 Somerville Avenue - 617-776-1557
We have a capacity or 175 in a well developed area of live music. No food served.


Bullfinch's - (978) 443-4094
Jazz Brunch on Sundays 11am to 2:30pm.


Red Rock Bistro
141 Humphrey St., Swampscott, MA 01907 - 781.595.1414
Solo and band performances of a variety of music genres.


The Grove Tavern
378 Ocean Grove Avenue - 508/672-9424
Bands perform a variety of cover rock and oldies.


Raffael's -
Banquet facility. Restaurant in Quincy (see above).


The Skellig - 781-647-0679
Open Mike every Monday at 7pm

Wave Sports Pub -
411 Waverly Oaks - 781-894-7011
Great location for bands. Available select Saturday Nights. Contact us for details. Large room available.



Harry's Too Restaurant - (508) 898-2200
Jazz venue.


Jester's Cafe - 413-639-7008
Open Jazz Jam every Thursday at 7pm


Center Bistro
59 Putnam Street, Winthrop, MA - 617.539.4484
Jazz venue.


Summertime jazz at sunset on Friday nights.

Lucky Dog Music Hall

Zara - 508/799-4797
Jazz bands featured on certain days.


Luciano's - (508) 384-3050
Jazz bands featured on certain days.


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