The Mark’s Guide to Live Music near East BostonNov 21, 2019 Blog Neoscape
Home of rock and roll greats like Aerosmith, as well as modern composer John Williams, Boston has been at the center of the last century of American music, and it’s still one of the best places to find live performances, no matter the time of year. Whether it’s an intimate nightclub or a converted hockey stadium, residents of the East Boston luxury condos at The Mark are poised to take full advantage of this artistic wealth.
The nonprofit ZUMIX’s Play It Forward program instructs adults on guitar, piano, ukulele, and other instruments and features them at special events. The lesson fees also support ZUMIX’s youth programs, which include everything from songwriting and performance classes to audio engineering training.
On the other end of the spectrum, Maverick Marketplace Cafe in East Boston brings the whole neighborhood together to enjoy bar food, beverages, and a rotating cast of local musicians. It’s as much a watering hole as it is a professional performance venue, complete with weekly open mics and karaoke sessions.
Fans of contemporary pop, country, and jazz will appreciate City Winery, just across the Harbor from East Boston, which combines a deep beverage list and Mediterranean menu with live music from world-class performers. Don’t miss The Lords of 52nd St.: Legends of the Billy Joel Band on November 25th and John Oates with The Good Road Band on December 1st.
Meanwhile, Odyssey Boston Cruise’s themed jaunts around Boston Harbor offer fine dining, flowing drinks, spectacular views, and live music from an onboard band. Upcoming specialty cruises include Holiday Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner voyages and, of course, the iconic New Year’s Eve cruise, where passengers can greet 2020 in style. Residents of The Mark who prefer a shorter boat voyage will love the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, which is just a 10-minute water taxi ride away. Last year’s slate of performers at the Pavilion included music legends ZZ Top, George Clinton, and Sammy Hagar.
Each of these music adventures is near the Boston waterfront condos at The Mark, making it the perfect residence for music lovers in search of an unbeatable view of the city. Head over to The Mark’s website to book an appointment and discover East Boston’s newest vantage point.