Music

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

With a permanent collection of Impressionist art, 19th-century artists and decorative arts across more than five centuries, the Clark Art Institute has become respected across the world.

MASS MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Solid Sound Festival

MASS MoCA

Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

Mass MoCA jam

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.

Williams College music

Williams College

The college music department hosts a series of free concerts in the spring and fall semesters with faculty and visiting performers from across the country and across the world.

Tanglewood

Lenox

Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics plus family-friendly events.

Ian Chang 属

MASS MoCA

January 18, 2020 8:00 PM - January 18, 2020 11:00 PM

Electronic artist/drummer Ian Chang’s debut album 属 comes to life in this work-in-progress performance. Preferred ticket buyers get the best seats!

The O-Tones

HiLo North Adams

January 18, 2020 8:00 PM - January 18, 2020 11:00 PM

From Ella Fitzgerald to The Temptations, Aretha Franklin to Frank Sinatra, Marvin Gaye to Bonnie Raitt, The O-Tones mix it up for dancing and listening.

I/O Out Loud: Family Concert

The Clark

January 19, 2020 1:00 PM - January 19, 2020 2:00 PM

CONSTRUCTION ZONE is a free one-hour performance in which kids and their families help construct a musical world from just a few small sounds. Be prepared to make some noise!

I/O Ensemble and Chorus

The Clark

January 19, 2020 4:00 PM - January 19, 2020 5:00 PM

The Williams College Department of Music’s I/O Fest 2020 presents a concert of immersive music in The Clark’s Michael Conforti Pavilion, featuring Julius Eastman’s The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc

M A K U Soundsystem

MASS MoCA

January 25, 2020 8:00 PM - January 25, 2020 11:00 PM

This band formed in NYC mashes Colombian folklore, psychedelic rock, and Caribbean grooves using traditional percussion, drums, synths, base, guitar, and sizzling horns.

StompBoxTrio

HiLo North Adams

January 25, 2020 8:00 PM - January 25, 2020 11:00 PM

StompBoxTrio is a Western MA-based band that blends classic 20th-century American music with 21st-century mojo to create a sonic, soulful, hip-shakin’ sound all their own.

Half Waif in Concert

Mt. Greylock Regional High School

January 27, 2020 7:00 PM - January 27, 2020 8:30 PM

Mt. Greylock High School alum (2007) Nandi Plunkett of the acclaimed synth-pop group Half Waif will be performing at her alma mater!

Benning-Tones Pop-Up Choir

Oldcastle Theatre Company

January 28, 2020 7:00 PM - January 28, 2020 9:00 PM

Join the Benning-tones for a pop-up choir experience! Learn, rehearse, and perform a song all in one night! This month’s song is “Our House” by Madness.

Williams Opera Workshop

Williams College Department of Music

January 28, 2020 7:30 PM - January 28, 2020 10:00 PM

WOW presents Act IV of The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Harvest and Rust– Neil Young Tribute Band

HiLo North Adams

February 1, 2020 8:00 PM - February 1, 2020 11:00 PM

It’s hard to represent the wide-array of Neil Young’s influential material in one show, but that’s exactly what the band HARVEST & RUST does.

Jaleel Shaw

MASS MoCA

February 15, 2020 8:00 PM - February 15, 2020 11:00 PM

Saxophonist and bandleader Jaleel Shaw’s seductive set makes for a perfect post-Valentines night out.

Performing Artists in Residence Concert

The Clark

February 23, 2020 2:00 PM - February 23, 2020 4:00 PM

Co-artistic directors Jeewon Park (piano) and Edward Arron (cello) present a special program of chamber music featuring Jennifer Frautschi (violin).

Sam Evian

MASS MoCA

February 29, 2020 8:00 PM - February 29, 2020 11:00 PM

Evian brings a sunshiny vibe, 60s psychedelic sound to North Adams in the depths of winter.

Treya Lam

MASS MoCA

March 14, 2020 8:00 PM - March 14, 2020 11:00 PM

The classically trained multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Treya Lam’s cinematic songs and ethereal vocals are built on Nina Simone-inspired piano, meditative guitar, and lush chamber arrangements.

Roger C. Miller and Ludovico

MASS MoCA

March 28, 2020 8:00 PM - March 28, 2020 11:00 PM

Roger Miller, a MASS MoCA regular between appearances with Alloy Orchestra and Mission of Burma, blends elements of classical and rock with looped electric guitar.

Bell Orchestre

MASS MoCA

April 4, 2020 8:00 PM - April 4, 2020 11:00 PM

A Montreal-based collective that includes Arcade Fire members Richard Reed Parry and Sarah Neufeld. Catch this group on its first U.S. tour in ten years.

Car Seat Headrest

MASS MoCA

April 25, 2020 8:00 PM - April 25, 2020 11:00 PM

On the heels of a blowout 2019 Hunter Center appearance, Car Seat Headrest returns to a favorite venue for a residency followed by a one-of-a-kind preview concert.

Party in the Park

North Adams

Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.

BarN

Concert Venue

An intimate setting for acoustic music.

HiLo North Adams

HiLo North Adams is a music and comedy venue with a bar located in a revitalized building in downtown North Adams.

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