Music and Entertainment - Live Music in the Lakes Region


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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. 

1072 Watson Road
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
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Capitol Center for the Arts - Concord

The largest and most eclectic performing arts center in Central New Hampshire.  Music, Theater, Comedy, Dance, Opera, Family and More.  EXPERIENCE IT LIVE!


44 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
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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 for event listings and tickets.

39 South Main Street
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.

Mill Falls Marketplace
Meredith, NH 03253
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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!

78 Wakefield Street
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.

15 Varney Road
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
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Interlakes Summer Theatre - Meredith

Beautiful air-conditioned 420 seat proscenium theatre located on Lake Winnipesaukee. Interlakes Auditorium  Performances

For over 10 yrs ILST has served as a springboard for many young performers now appearing on Broadway and across the country in National tours.  Come and see if you can spot a future star.  2017 beginning July 5th. Joseph; South Pacific; Cats and Gypsy.


1 Laker Lane
Meredith, NH 03253
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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.

Join us July 5-August 5, 2017 in Plymouth & Wolfeboro

7 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
Box office 603-238-9007/ 800-779-3869
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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.

322 Lakeside Avenue
Weirs Beach, NH 03246

Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival - Campton

August 2-5, 2017 – 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.

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. 

94 New Salem Street
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
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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.

31 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH 03867

The SoulFest (Music Festival) - Gilford

August 3-5, 2017

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Music, Love & Action! New England’s premier three-day Christian music festival and family retreat at Gunstock Mt. Resort, featuring 100+ world-renowned artists and speakers on 5 stages. 2017 performers include: For King & Country, Tenth Avenue North, Jars of Clay, Matthew West, Rend Collective, Matt Maher, Crowder, TobyMac, Sidewalk Prophets and many more! Three days of great music, food, mountain activities, and workshops. KIDS 10 & UNDER GO FREE!



719 Cherry Valley Road
Gilford, NH 03249
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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



50 Reservoir Road
Meredith, NH 03253
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    Handicap Friendly
    Internet Access
    Meeting Space Available
    Onsite Restaurant
    Open Year Round
    Pet Friendly

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