Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Burlington

Light Club Lamp Shop

One of Burlington's coolest and quirkiest venues, this place doubles – well, OK, triples – as a lamp shop (witness the amazing collection hanging from the walls and ceiling), a wine bar and a performance space. Show…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Portsmouth

Music Hall

For a small-town theater, this venue hosts a surprising array of performances, including dance, theater, opera and other music. Musicians, comedians and theater companies from around the country make appearances her…
Top Choice Theater in Franconia

Colonial Theater

This classic theater in downtown Bethlehem is a historic place to hear the jazz, blues and folk musicians that pass through this little town. The venue also serves as a cinema, showing independent and foreign films.
Top Choice Performing Arts in Burlington

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Broadway hits, music, dance and theater grace the stage at this art-deco masterpiece. Expect anything from the Khmer Arts Ensemble to Liza Minnelli.
Top Choice Baseball in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Boston Red Sox

From April to September you can watch the Red Sox play at Fenway Park, the nation’s oldest and most storied ballpark. Unfortunately it is also the most expensive – not that this stops the Fenway faithful from scoopi…
Top Choice Live Music in Cambridge

Lizard Lounge

The underground Lizard Lounge doubles as a rock and jazz venue. The big drawcard is the Sunday-night poetry slam, featuring music by the jazzy Jeff Robinson Trio. Also popular are the Monday open-mike challenge and …
Top Choice Blues in Springfield

Theodore's

Offering 'booze, blues and BBQ,' this joint is a gem. Truly great blues and jazz acts get booked in the lively bar, and the barbecue is finger-lickin' good. There's music from Tuesday to Saturday: Wednesday is open-…
Top Choice Classical Music in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Flawless acoustics match the ambitious programs of the world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra. From September to April, the BSO performs in the beauteous Symphony Hall, featuring an ornamental high-relief ceiling …
Top Choice Live Music in Back Bay

Red Room @ Café 939

Run by Berklee students, the Red Room @ 939 has emerged as one of Boston's least predictable and most enjoyable music venues. It has an excellent sound system and a baby grand piano; most importantly, it books inter…
Top Choice Comedy in Cambridge

Comedy Studio

The 3rd floor of the Hong Kong noodle house contains a low-budget comedy house with a reputation for hosting cutting-edge acts. This is where talented future stars (such as Brian Kiley, who became a writer for Conan…