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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 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.
Theater in Weston

Weston Playhouse

Vermont’s oldest professional theater, the Weston Playhouse occupies an old church on the town common and backs onto the West River. It enjoys a good reputation for musicals and drama. Before or after a show, head d…
Live Music in Burlington

Nectar's

Indie darlings Phish got their start here and the joint still rocks out with the help of aspiring acts. Grab a vinyl booth, chill at the bar or dance upstairs at Club Metronome (www.clubmetronome.com), which hosts a…
Cinema in Brattleboro

Latchis Theater

The nicely restored, art-deco Latchis Building houses this theater, where you can see mainstream and indie films on four screens nightly, listen to live music (such as a string quartet) or catch Metropolitan Opera p…
Theater in Dorset

Dorset Playhouse

This popular playhouse stages theater productions throughout the year. In summer the actors are professionals; at other times they’re community players.
Live Music in Burlington

Higher Ground

Two miles east of downtown, this beloved midsize live-music venue brings big-name acts to Burlington, along with plenty of local talent.
Live Music in Killington Mountain

McGrath's Irish Pub

Guinness on tap, Vermont's largest selection of Irish whiskies, and live Irish music on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Live Music in Stowe

Matterhorn Bar & Grill

Near the top of Mountain Rd, this place starts hopping at 5pm, when skiers start hobbling off the slopes. Top draws include brick-oven pizzas and the lower-level sushi bar, which has a view of the river out back. B…
Live Music in Burlington

Red Square

With a stylish SoHo-like ambience, this is where Vermonters in the know go to sip martini or wine, munch on good bar food (including sandwiches) and listen to Burlington's best roadhouse music.