9 Best Music Venues in New Hampshire


Sway to the rhythm and dance to the beat at an unforgettable show in one of New Hampshire’s historic theaters, intimate halls, or large-scale arenas. Listen to music’s top-selling artists, belly-laugh while attending a comedy show, and watch Broadway performers grace the stage of your favorite  music venue hot spot on our list.

9 Best Music Venues in New Hampshire

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom | 169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, NH 03842

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom’s history dates back to 1899 and remains a New England attraction to this day. During its eight month season (April-November) music’s brightest stars can be found hitting the stage. From country musicians to comedians, unforgettable performances happen upon the stage of the Casino Ballroom.

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The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center | 39 South Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

An intimate performance hall and member of The Common Man Family, The Flying Monkey attracts music-lovers from across New England. From live music to local community theater, The Flying Monkey sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. Book a premium table for in-theater dining and beverage service that brings the grub right to you.

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Rochester Opera House | 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867

Originally built inside Rochester’s City Hall in 1908, the Rochester Opera House is “only remaining theater in the world with a unique mechanism that raises the orchestra floor at an incline for amphitheater seating and levels the floor for dancing”. Critically acclaimed artists, Broadway musicals, and summer theater camps continue to grace the stage today.

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Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion | 72 Meadowbrook Lane, Gilford, NH, 03249

The Bank of New Hampshire Pavillion (often referred to as Meadowbrook) is one of that largest venues in the state with 9,000 seats, and was named “USA Today’s 10 Best Concert Venues Across the USA” . Summer is ideal for concert at the Pavilion with it’s lawn seating and overnight camping available at Kittery Trading Post Campground.

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The Music Hall  | 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

A robust Portsmouth venue, The Music Hall is the hub for culture and impressive performances by visiting acts.  The Music Hall welcomes literary artists from Dan Brown and Margaret Atwood, to pop culture comedians like Lily Tomlin and Trevor Noah. Plan your visit during the holiday season to catch spectacular shows like Elf The Musical playing from November through December 2018.

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Tupelo Music Hall | 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038

With the motto “It’s All About The Music”, it makes sense that Tupelo Music Hall delivers incredible musical acts. The music hall recently relocated to a renovated space in Derry that increased it’s capacity size from 240 to 700. More room means more opportunity. Rent Tupelo Hall for a private pre-show event of your own.

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The Palace Theater | 80 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH 03101

The Palace Theater has been in its prime since 1915. Touring vaudeville companies brought Harry Houdini, The Marx Brothers, and more to the bright lights of Manchester.  The theater continues to host Broadway shows such as Mama Mia and A Christmas Story, and bring Disney classics to life with Aladdin and Cinderella.

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SNHU Arena | 555 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03101

Formerly known as the Verizon Wireless Arena, the SNHU Arena is home to the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL, and the stage today’s biggest industry artists. The arena seats almost 12,000 concert-goers who can purchase party suites and club seats for events. Close proximity to Elm Street’s restaurants is ideal for post-show food and drinks.

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Capitol Center for the Arts | 44 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03301

Capitol Center for the Arts’ mission is to “inspire, educate and entertain audiences”, and it delivers on their promise. Watch a large production in the Chubb Theater or discover rising musicians in the Spotlight Café. The wide variety of shows creates a welcoming atmosphere for all ages.

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