Top Choice Baseball in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Fenway Park

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 scoop…
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 Jazz in South End & Chinatown

Wally’s Café

When Wally's opened in 1947, Barbadian immigrant Joseph Walcott became the first African American to own a nightclub in New England. Old-school, gritty and small, it still attracts a racially diverse crowd to hear j…
Top Choice Live Music in Cambridge

Club Passim

Folk music in Boston seems to be endangered outside of Irish bars, but the legendary Club Passim does such a great job booking top-notch acts that it practically fills in the vacuum by itself. The colorful, intimate…
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 Live Music in Cambridge

Lizard Lounge

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


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 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…