Music

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 festivalcurated by Wilco 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.

PERFORMING ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

March 23, 2019 3:00 PM - March 23, 2019 4:30 PM

Presented in The Clark Auditorium. Co-artistic directors Jeewon Park (piano) and Edward Arron (cello) join violinist Soovin Kim for a piano trio program. The award-winning chamber musicians present masterworks by Beethoven and Dvork. A reception for the artists follows the program. All ticket sales are non-refundable. This performance is presented through the generous support of […]

Spanglish Fly at MASS MoCA

March 23, 2019 8:00 PM - March 23, 2019 11:00 PM

Blending Afro-Caribbean rhythms with classic R&B and soul, the 12-piece-strong Spanglish Fly is NYC’s finest boogaloo band, updating the sounds of 1960s Spanish Harlem. Expect a night of deep grooves with wild covers and horn-heavy originals — wear your dancing shoes.

Lowland Hum with Anna Tivel and House Sparrow

late night at the lab

March 30, 2019 7:00 PM - March 30, 2019 10:30 PM

  Doors 7:00 | Music starts at 7:30 LOWLAND HUM It’s 5:15 in the morning in a historic apartment building in downtown Charlottesville called The Pink Warehouse. Lauren and Daniel Goans, who you will know as the married, world-traveling, singer/songwriting folk duo Lowland Hum, are making their fourth full-length record, Glyphonic, in their studio apartment […]

Concert at St. Stanislaus

Adams Lions Club

March 31, 2019 1:00 AM - March 31, 2019 1:00 PM

Free chamber concert with historical commentary about local events at the time the music was composed.

THE LAO TIZER QUARTET

The Clark

April 5, 2019 7:30 PM - April 5, 2019 9:00 PM

Jazz Group of the Year nominee The Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Eric Marienthal make their debut at the Clark in support of their new Billboard Jazz Top 10 CD/DVD release, Songs from the Swinghouse! Led by pianist, keyboardist, composer, and former Best New Jazz Artist nominee Lao Tizer (Special EFX, Down to the Bone), the quartet also features […]

Chamber Orchestra of Williams

April 6, 2019 6:00 PM - April 6, 2019 7:30 PM

The Chamber Orchestra of Williams, an all-student, flexible instrumentation chamber ensemble dedicated to innovative programming, presents a multidimensional performance experience featuring music by Williams College Professor Zachary Wadsworth alongside Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Combining this music with poetry and art to create an immersive experience, this concert is dedicated to fostering of community by engagement […]

Sammus

April 13, 2019 8:00 PM - April 13, 2019 11:00 PM

Philly-based MC and beat-maker Sammus combines an explosive stage presence with head-spinning verbal pyrotechnics and an omnivorous curiosity — she’s as likely to geek out on gaming as to throw down on identity politics, making her performance a perfect companion to “Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass” in the big gallery. Whatever she’s rapping about, […]

Mitski at MASS MoCA

April 20, 2019 8:00 PM - April 20, 2019 10:00 PM

SOLD OUT Please contact the box office at (413) 662-2111 to be added to the waitlist With her breakout 2016 record Puberty 2 — all raw honesty and stripped down intensity — Mitski seemed to emerge into the indie limelight as a fully formed artist, immediately landing on every critic’s year’s best list. Her brilliant 2018 follow-up, Be the Cowboy, veers sonically […]

Les Nubians

Mass MoCA

May 11, 2019 8:00 PM - May 11, 2019 10:00 PM

Les Nubians is the French-Cameroonian duo whose 1998 debut earned a Grammy nom for its singular blend of warm R&B and francophone hip-hop. Two decades later, the grooves are as strong and danceable as ever — and the perfect party to close out North Adams’ first-ever O+ Festival. Co-Presented with O+ North Adams.

Jonathan Dely Concert

The Clark

May 18, 2019 7:00 PM - May 18, 2019 9:00 PM

Jazz trumpeter Jonathan Dely performs in concert with his swinging band featuring an exciting program of jazz, pop, and selections from the American Songbook. Dely’s live show is as dynamic and energetic as it is cool and romantic, as he delivers a cross-genre performance sure to delight audiences of all ages and musical tastes. Jonathan […]

Soul Science Lab

MASS MoCA

May 18, 2019 8:00 PM - May 18, 2019 10:00 PM

Trenton Doyle Hancock recently introduced us to Soul Science Lab, the music and multimedia duo Chen Lo and Asante Amin. Backed by a smoking-hot live band, they transport us on an inspiring journey of cross-cultural exploration via words and video, all wrapped in an irresistible soundtrack of hip-hop, funk, soul, and Afrobeat.

An Afternoon of Conversation and Song with Annie Lennox

May 25, 2019 4:00 PM - May 25, 2019 6:00 PM

To launch her exhibition, Annie Lennox: ‘Now I Let You Go…’, and to kick off a day-long celebration of MASS MoCA’s 20-year anniversary on May 25th, Lennox will share stories and perform songs in an afternoon solo performance to benefit The Annie Lennox Foundation (supporting social justice work around the issue of global feminism) and […]

Solid Sound Festival 2019

June 28 10:00 AM - June 30, 2019 11:00 PM

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival returns to MASS MoCA this summer on June 28-30, 2019. Join us for a weekend of music, comedy, art and more at the largest contemporary art museum in the US. Full lineup TBA. 3 day passes are available now and include $20 museum fee that allows guests access to the entire […]

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.

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