Well this ain't Nashville, honey, but Boston has got some incredible spots to enjoy some tunes. If you're like us, your ears love hearing someone tickle those sweet ivories and live music is your jam from small to large venues. Well, we've done our research for you -- over decades, we've enjoyed so many spots, and here are some that we recommend for you.
Our Favorite Music Venues in Boston and Greater Massachusetts (in no order):
1.) Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA
2.) Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA
3.) The Middle East in Central Square, Cambridge
Visit this hot spot on our Central Square Food & Mural Arts Tour. If you're lucky, you'll get a special back stage tour.
4.) Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts
We are frequent BSO and Boston Pops listeners. Enjoy some delicious Ethiopian food across the street at Lucy Ethiopian Cafe beforehand -- it's divine!
5.) Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Massachusetts
The nearby Red Room @ Cafe 939 is a sister venue and oh-so-fun!
6.) Club Passim in Harvard Square, Cambridge
We visit here on our Sunday morning Harvard Square Food Tour -- they have a killer brunch with music every Sunday!
7.) City Winery in Boston, Massachusetts
8.) Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts
9.) The Gah-den in Bahstahn, Massachusetts
10.) The Backyard (private home in Brighton, Massachusetts)
11.) The Lilypad in Inman Square, Cambridge
12.) The House of Blues in Fenway Park, Massachusetts
13.) Once Somerville in Somerville, Massachusetts
14.) Paradise Rock Club in Boston, Massachusetts
15.) Loretta's Last Call in Fenway Park, Massachusetts
16.) Atwood's Tavern in Cambridge, Massachusetts
17.) Toad in Cambridge, Massachusetts
18.) The Burren in Somerville, Massachusetts
19.) The Somerville Theater in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts
20.) The Hearing Room and Warp and Weft in Lowell, Massachusetts
We have an awesome Lowell Food Tour, and we discovered these cool venues on our way up north.
21.) Cantab Lounge in Central Square, Cambridge
22.) Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain, Boston
This is by no means an exhaustive list, and we'll keep adding to it as we try new venues!
Check out our Boston Neighborhood Food Tours and Chocolate Tours which run every weekend year-round. We look forward to meeting you soon!