Music and Entertainment - Live Music in the Lakes Region
Entertainment and live music in the Lakes Region of NH
If live music in the Lakes Region is your thing, we have plenty of it! From live bands putting on a concert in Gilford to a full musical performance in Meredith, from theater in Concord to comedy in Laconia, it all can be found just minutes away. Plan to attend a performance at one of the many entertainment venues throughout New Hampshire’s Lakes Region whether on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee or a local bar. Musicals, concerts, theater at Meadowbrook, Winni Playhouse and more. Get your tickets today!
Broken Spoke Saloon & Museum - Laconia
NOW OPEN YEAR ROUND! We have everything from live music and friendly staff to GREAT FOOD and GREAT DRINKS! Specials every day. Swing in and check us out. Open for Lunch and Dinner daily.
Capitol Center for the Arts - Concord
Presenting Broadway shows, dance performances, pop and country stars, family shows, international performances, school-time shows, and more. Conference and event space available. Just minutes off I-93.
Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center - Plymouth
Join us in our renovated vaudeville-era Main Street theater for performances by Grammy award-winning musicians, comedy shows, local theatrical events and more. Don’t miss our Silent Film series and independent film premieres. Visit www.flyingmonkeynh.com for event listings and tickets.
Plymouth, NH 03264
Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Ristorante - Meredith
Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Ristorante is a full-service restaurant with a festive Italian atmosphere. Serving our gourmet pizza, pasta, seafood, steak,veal, chicken & vegetarian. Very Musical, Very Italian, & Very Good! Live musical entertainment.
Governors Inn - Rochester
LIVE at The Governor’s Inn! Bored of watching the box in your living room? Then come to where it’s happening … LIVE at The Governor’s Inn! All events feature great food & drink for memorable one-stop evenings!
Rochester, NH 03867
Great Waters Music Festival - Wolfeboro
Presenting an annual summer concert series of outstanding performers of jazz, folk, classical, popular and Broadway. Concerts are held in an acoustical pavilion on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee at Brewster Academy. Mailing Address: PO Box 488 Wolfeboro, NH.
Interlakes Summer Theatre - Meredith
Beautiful air-conditioned 420 seat proscenium theatre located on Lake Winnipesaukee. Interlakes Auditorium Performances Tuesday- Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 5:00pm. Matinees Wednesdays & Thursdays at 2:00pm.
2016 Season: Always Patsy Cline -June 21-26; Nine to Five- June 28 – July 10; The Producers -July 12 – July 24; My Fair lady – July 26 – August 7; Footloose- August 9 – August 14. Children’s Theater Series. Mailing Address : PO Box 857 Meredith, NH 03253.
Little Church Theater - Holderness
Big performances! Little Church Theater! Located on the shores of Squam Lake the LIttle Church Theater is a Center for Creativity offering original and classic plays, theater and art workshops, Cabaret and more! An intimate performance space providing creative and performing opportunities for all!
M/S Mount Washington Cruises - Weirs Beach
Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the historic M/S Mount Washington, the most beautiful scenic cruise in New England. Narrated scenic cruises from Weirs Beach Daily. Also serving Wolfeboro, Meredith, Alton Bay and Center Harbor. Summer evenings the ship turns into a floating restaurant and nightclub offering buffet dinner and dancing to live music. See schedule on line at cruiseNH.com. Season late May through late October. US Mailboat, Sophie C. and Doris E. also from Weirs Beach. GPS coordinates: N43° 36.445′ – W71° 27.549′
New Hampshire Music Festival - Plymouth
Since their beginnings as a small chamber orchestra on Melody Island in Lake Winnipesaukee in 1952, the New Hampshire Music Festival has grown to be an important part of the cultural life of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Top musicians from America’s best orchestras come to perform a six week season every summer in the Silver Center at Plymouth State University.
Paradise Beach Club - Weirs Beach
Nightclub & restaurant specializing in top quality rock & roll dance bands and DJ top 40 dance. NE largest dance floor. Outdoor TIki bar.
Weirs Beach, NH 03246
Patrick’s Pub & Eatery - Gilford
Patrick’s Pub & Eatery – where Great Food and Entertainment Come Together! Award-winning chowder, freshly made appetizers, sandwiches and a wide variety of entrees. Lunch & Dinner seven days, year round! Great kids menu.
Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival - Campton
August 4-7, 2016 Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival – Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton There’s lots of great music coming down the pike for every Bluegrass flavor and plenty of Festival improvements in store for you. Past bands include: The Gibson Brothers Lonesome River Band Balsam Range Flatt Lonesome Nothin’ Fancy Jonathan Edwards Zink & Company Crunchy Western Boys NewFound Grass Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing Seth Sawyer Band Washington County Line The Lonely Heartstring Band Hot Mustard CrabGrass Smokey Green Robinson Gospel Sing
Pitman’s Freight Room - Laconia
Unique function hall for all occasions located in the center of the Lakes Region in downtown Laconia, NH. This former freight depot in view of many historical landmarks has been completely renovated with modern amenities and a large dance floor. Any occasion: weddings, banquets or musical events will be enhanced by its rustic charm and antique furniture creating a warm comfortable atmosphere. Pitman’s is also becoming the premiere location for arts and entertainment in the Lakes Region with live music hosted every week with musicians from all around the country. Seating is general admission and BYOB.
Rochester Opera House - Rochester
It’s THE PLACE to be! Rochester Opera House presents a full performance season of shows for adults, families, students and teens as well as four sessions of Summer Theatre Camp. With the floor leveled, the theatre transforms into a dance club or a nightclub with cocktail seating for a series of Broadway musicals. Since 1998, thousands of theatre patrons have traveled to this historic theatre from over six-hundred cities and towns in New England and beyond.
Rochester, NH 03867
Smitty’s Cinema - Tilton
Smitty’s Cinema removes the stress of planning two events-dinner and a movie-in one night by combining them into one fun and highly entertaining event! And if you’re a traditionalist, of course we have popcorn, candy, and soda, too! Theaters open one hour before show time, so you can plan your day or night just the way you like.
Tilton, NH 03276
The SoulFest Music Festival - Gilford
August 4 – 6, 2016
Celebrating 19 years of Music, Love & Action! New England’s premier three-day Christian music festival and family retreat at Gunstock Mt. Resort, featuring 125+ world-renowned artists and speakers on 5 stages.
2016 performers include: Building 429, Skillet, Colton Dixon, Lacey Sturm, Aaron Gillespie, The City Harmonic Switchfoot, Matthew West, Jon Foreman, Brad Corrigan, Manafest, Propaganda, Beautiful Eulogy, Brady Toops, Michael W. Smith, Big Daddy Weave, Manic Drive, P.O.D., Project 86, Cross The Divide and many more!
Three days of great music, food, mountain activities, and workshops. Purchase tickets NOW http://www.thesoulfest.com/prices/
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse - Meredith
This award winning theater located on 11 beautiful acres provides entertainment and education all year long including professional productions, summer camp, after-school classes, community, and youth theater.
2016 Professional Theater Productions
- Peter and the Starcatcher -June 15-July 2
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 6 – July 16
- Living Together July 20 – July 30
- The Almost True and Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter, American Patriot August 3 – August 13
- Cabaret- August 17- Sepember 3
- The Waltz- Sept 7 – 10
- The Ghost in the Meadow – Oct 5 – Oct 9
Winnipesaukee Belle - Wolfeboro
70-Foot replica turn-of-the-century paddle boat. Morning & Afternoon and evening cruises available call for details. Offered also for private charter, the ‘Belle’ accommodates up to 150 people.