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, August 24, 2023

Bands on Brewster 2023 Schedule

Assets designed by James Hindle

A new summer outdoor live music destination in downtown Northampton. Enjoy free live performances in the Brewster Court walkway in downtown Northampton (google map link) this summer. The City of Northampton and Northampton Brewery will present local artists on stage at Brewster Court, between the E.J. Gare Parking Garage and the back entrance of the Northampton Brewery. The concert series starts this week with Topsy and Mal Devisa on Thursday, June 1, 2023.

There are free live shows every Thursday night in June, July, and August.

Bands on Brewster Dates:

Thursday, June 1 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Topsy, Mal Devisa

Thursday, June 8 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Ruby Lou - (canceled)

Thursday, June 15 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Stella Kola, Karlo Rueby

Thursday, June 22 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Vimana

Thursday, June 29 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Thrasher Wheat

Thursday, July 6 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Simple Friend, King Radio (acoustic)

Thursday, July 13 - 6 PM - 8 PM: The Fawns

Thursday, July 20 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Lonesome Brothers

Thursday, July 27 - 7 PM - 9 PM: Jose Ayerve & friends

Thursday, August 3 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Sandy Bailey

Thursday, August 10 - 6 PM - 8 PM: The Greys (canceled)

Thursday, August 17 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Gentle Hen

Thursday, August 24 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Wallace Field, Hoonah

Thursday, August 31 - 6 PM - 8 PM: Zikina

The performances are weather-dependent. If the weather is questionable, we will inform the public at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the show through @nohoarts on instagram.

Bands on Brewster is part of a host of efforts by the City of Northampton’s Economic Development Department to make downtown the destination of choice for the 2023 warmer season. We invite you to come and enjoy all the amenities of downtown Northampton and catch a free show!

Bands on Brewster is made possible by The City of Northampton and The Northampton Brewery with organizational support provided by The City of Northampton, Northampton Arts Inc., and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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