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Your Guide to Boston’s Music & Concert Scene

August 10, 2021

Live music in Boston is back and better than ever! Our dynamic city is home to many bars, clubs and venues that host world-famous acts, up-and-coming artists and talented local bands. The best part? A lot of the city’s top venues happen to be located in our vibrant Brighton backyard. We’re sharing our guide to Boston’s best music and concert scenes right near your home at The Overlook at St. Gabriels.


Brighton Music Hall

Located just over 1 mile from The Overlook, Brighton Music Hall is a popular standing-room-only venue in the heart of Brighton/Allston. This neighborhood stomping ground throws themed dance parties and books both local and up-and-coming indie and alternative rock bands. This fall, you can expect to see acts like Mod Sun, Jake Miller, and more. View their impressive calendar of events here.


Plainridge Park Casino Fenway Concert Series

Every summer America’s most beloved ballpark hosts a unique music experience that you won’t want to miss! We can look forward to Fenway Park hosting an impressive lineup of well-known artists, including Guns N’ Roses, Billy Joel, Jonas Brothers, Lady Gaga, and more! Located just over 3 miles from The Overlook. Grab your tickets here.


Paradise Rock Club

Hosting rock legends like U2 and Kings of Leon, Paradise Rock Club is a staple in the Boston rock scene, located less than 2 miles away from The Overlook. While local bands make up most of the bill, they occasionally surprise you with major up-and-coming bands and world-renowned artists. View their calendar of shows and buy your tickets here.


Scullers Jazz Club

Opened in 1989, Scullers Jazz Club began as a local Allston/Brighton favorite and quickly turned into a world-class jazz venue. They highlight everything from Latin and contemporary jazz to blues, soul, R&B, and more. This Boston landmark has hosted jazz icons such as Brad Mehldau, Harry Connick Jr. and Michael Bublé. Located just over 2 miles from The Overlook at St. Gabriels.


Club Passim

Just three miles from The Overlook, Club Passim is an iconic folk-music club where big names like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez got their start. The venue now offers an educational music program, and their basement club remains Boston’s premier venue for folk and world music performances. Check out their calendar of upcoming live shows here.


O’Brien’s Pub

Offering an eclectic lineup of both local bands and out-of-towners, O’Brien’s Pub is a small bar and club located just over 1 mile from The Overlook. This local favorite is known for their punk, metal and indie rock scene. Their calendar is packed with exciting events for 2021. View their upcoming shows here.


There’s nothing better than letting go and getting lost in some good tunes. Live close to some of Boston’s best live music destinations when you schedule your tour of our astonishingly unique Brighton apartment community today.

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