Lysten Boston

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local resources

The Boston area is packed with venues, recording studios, designers, photographers, and media outlets. Here are Lysten Boston's recommended resources:


The Middle East

Located in Cambridge, MA, The Middle East has 5 rooms for live music. Downstairs (575 cap), Upstairs (194 cap), Corner (60 cap), ZuZu (100 cap), and Sonia (350 cap).


Located in Somerville, MA, ONCE has 2 rooms for live music. The Ballroom (370 cap) and Lounge (100 cap).

Club Bohemia

Located in Cambridge, MA, Club Bohemia is a 100 capacity room, downstairs at the Cantab Lounge.

Out of the Blue Gallery

Located in Cambridge, MA, Out of the Blue Gallery is a art space that also operates as a 100 capacity venue. 

The Lilypad

Located in Cambridge, MA, The Lilypad is a 70 capacity art space and venue.

The Plough and Stars

Located in Cambridge, MA, The Plough and Stars is a 60 capacity room

The Sinclair

Located in Cambridge, MA, The Sinclair is a 525 capacity room.

Thunder Road

Located in Somerville, MA, Thunder Road is a 280 capacity room.

Lizard Lounge

Located in Cambridge, MA, Lizard Lounge is a 105 capacity room.

Milky Way

Located in Jamaica Plain, MA, Milky Way is a restaurant and bar that which also hosts live music, with a capacity of about 100.

O'Brien's Pub

Located in Allston, MA, O'Brien's Pub is a 70 capacity room.

Charlie's Kitchen

Located in Cambridge, MA, Charlie's Kitchen is a 60 capacity room.

Brighton Music Hall

Located in Allston, MA, Brighton Music Hall is a 476 capacity room, operated by Crossroads Presents.

Great Scott

Located in Allston, MA, Great Scott is a 240 capacity room, operated by Bowery Boston.

Midway Cafe

Located in Jamaica Plain, MA, Midway Cafe is a 100 capacity room.

Atwoods Tavern

Located in Cambridge, MA, Atwoods Tavern is a 70 capacity room.


Located in Cambridge, MA, Toad is a 70 capacity room.