Entertainment Arts & Music

Button Factory Stage (WSCA)      909 Islington Street                       Portsmouth
An intimate nonprofit performance space located in the WSCA studio for the local music community and visiting artists. Free parking and wheelchair accessible.
Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club          135 Congress Street                     Portsmouth
The owners, Michael and Peter Labrie have put together music, culture, and fine dining, under one roof.  The world-class “listening room” brings great acts to perform as one of the top clubs in the country.
The Music Hall                   28 Chestnut Street                                      Portsmouth
Since 1878, opening as a vaudeville theatre, the Music Hall has been entertaining the seacoast area ever since with extraordinary performances.   They also host the annual NH Film Festival in October.
The Book and Bar                  40 Pleasant Street                                     Portsmouth
Restaurant, bar, and regional live entertainment inside a bookstore!   Music, comedy, open mic nights in a 150-year-old customs house.
The Press  Room                          77 Daniel St                                      Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-5186
For over 45 years a three-level bar, restaurant, and live music venue. This is a jazz-themed cocktail bar, a great place to hang out downtown.
Portsmouth Gaslight Co.                   64 Market St                            Portsmouth, NH
(603) 430-8582
Pizza, nightclub, outside deck, and live entertainment
Slow Burn Lounge
 (603) 319-6920                    36 Market St                                       Portsmouth, NH
(603) 742-4427                     505 Central Ave                                            Dover, NH
Built in the 1700’s, our modern speakeasy where patrons are permitted to smoke cigars refreshing the air every 2-3 minutes.

The Word Barn & MEADOW                 66 Newfield Road                                Exeter
The Barn is an entertainment venue housed in a horse stable of Raynes Farm (circa 1695) offering unique acoustics and ambiance.   The Meadow is an outdoor space for performance events in the backfield.
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom           169 Ocean Blvd      Hampton Beach
 (April - November)     603-929-4100          
On the boardwalk, overlooking Hampton Beach, the casino has been host to some of the biggest performance acts since 1899.    Check the list of entertainers from Louis Armstrong, Led Zepplin, George Carlin, The Who, Buddy Guy and many more.   The 1800-seat venue must be experienced.
The Dance Hall                     7 Walker Street                                                Kittery
This is a music and dance hall.  The entertainment on the weekends is intimate and encourages you to hit the dance floor! Dance classes are held mid-week.
The Rockin(gham) Ballroom       22 Ash Swamp Road                         Newmarket
Historic 1934 dance hall and event center. Live shows, dance lessons, and comedy
The Stone Church                  5 Granite Street                                     Newmarket
A historic stone church turned into a “Woodstock” flavored rock entertainment venue with 15,000+ shows behind them. Ritchie Havens, J Geils Band, Carlos Santana, and Adam Ezra Group graced this stage.  Be a part of history and visit the Stone Church
SNHU Arena          555 Elm Street                                                           Manchester
Since 2001, NH’s largest center stage concert venue has nearly 12000 seats.  Sporting events, music concerts and family show
Tupelo Music Hall                             10 A Street                                               Derry
Tupelo Music Hall performing arts specializes in mainly music and comedy events. The capacity of 700 gives a local view of many national artists. Their moto is “It’s all about the music”