Join us out on Chestnut Street for live performances—we’re bringing in local and regional artists and authors, so these shows are more like your home away from home, just like The Music Hall is!

Live Under the Arch

Upcoming and Here!

Thursday, August 6, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Two shows and four tenacious musicians, ranging in styles from indie, folk, rock, vintage western, and soulful country.

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Ryan Montbleau

Saturday, August 8, 2020

• Chestnut Street

A Massachusetts-based singer/songwriter and guitarist whose soulful mix of rock, folk, R&B, Americana, and funk has drawn comparisons to John Mayer and Martin Sexton.

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Zero Gravity

Thursday, August 13, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Members of the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra are ready to heat up your evening with hot tangos and jazz favorites.

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Dreadnaught

Saturday, August 15, 2020

• Chestnut Street

You may know Dreadnaught as the funky fun house band for Writers on a New England Stage or from the countless shows and records they've made since their formation in 1996.

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Meg Mitchell Moore

Thursday, August 20, 2020

• Chestnut Street

From the author of The Islanders comes a warm, witty, and suspenseful novel filled with small-town secrets, summer romance, big time lies, and spiked seltzer, in the vein of Liane Moriarty and set in Newburyport, MA.

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The Big Note Trio

Saturday, August 22, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Join this soulful trio down the street, under The Music Hall Arch, and under the stars.

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Acadia Tucker

Thursday, August 27, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Answer the call to action to citizen gardeners everywhere, and lay the groundwork for planting a victory garden with Acadia Tucker.

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Sojoy Trio

Saturday, August 29, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Sojoy Trio packs the seven-piece Sojoy orchestra sound into neat, pocket-size band.

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Juston McKinney

Thursday, September 3, 2020

• Chestnut Street

The Seacoast’s favorite, Juston McKinney, joins us for a hilarious evening!

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Kat Edmonson

Thursday, September 17, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Evocative songwriting and a lighter-than-air vocal approach makes Kat Edmonson a rare artist who has garnered attention on NPR Tiny Desk Concerts, Austin City Limits, and A Prairie Home Companion.

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Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy

Thursday, September 24, 2020

• Chestnut Street

With sweet harmonies and a catchy concoction of melodies, Massachusetts natives and country duo, Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy, first began writing songs together after meeting over a 1000 miles away in Nashville.