The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Silver Chord Bowl 2023 Collegiate A cappella Showcase

The Silver Chord Bowl is brought to you in part by Lathrop Communities

On Sunday, March 12th the Northampton Arts Council welcomes you back to The Silver Chord Bowl. In its 39th year, the Silver Chord Bowl is the oldest and most respected collegiate a cappella showcase in the region. The Silver Chord Bowl has worked to highlight the unique styling of a cappella, and has been a staple of the Four Sundays series for years. The Academy of Music Theatre in Downtown Northampton will host this year’s event for the second year in a row. This year’s event will feature Berklee Upper Structure, MIT Ohms, UMass Dynamics, Tufts’ sQ!, The Vassar Devils and The Bates College Crosstones. These a cappella groups bring their A-Game to showcase new musical talent at the collegiate level every year. Northampton High School’s Northamptones open the show.

Show Date/Time:

Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 2:00 pm; Doors open at 1:30 pm, Box office opens at 1:00 pm.

Ticket Prices:

$15.00 - $35.00 (+ Fees)

Where/ How Tickets Can be Purchased:

Purchase online by clicking here, or you may visit or call the Academy of Music Theatre box office, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060, at 413-584-9032 ext.105. Box Office Hours are 3pm - 6pm, Tuesday - Friday. Service fees always apply with purchases.

The Academy will hold all shows at total capacity and require no additional COVID precautions or requirements. Click here to read our health and safety policy. Tickets can be purchased in person or over the phone Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm. Tickets can also be purchased online anytime for no additional cost/fee. If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact the box office at or (413) 584-9032 X105.

This event is participating in the Card to Culture Program! They will offer 10 seats at a discounted price of $10 to patrons with a valid EBT, WIC, or ConnectorCare card. Please visit or call the box office Tuesday through Friday between 3:00pm and 6:00pm to purchase these tickets. Limit 4 tickets per cardholder per show. Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. Find out more at:

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