The only thing that is better than listening to music is having the opportunity to hear it performed live! That’s why we encourage our guests to explore the many music venues in Boothbay Harbor! From Grammy award-winning bands to talented local artists, you’ll have the opportunity to hear it all! Here are our top picks for the best places to listen to live music in our coastal Maine village.
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4 of the Best Music Venues in Boothbay Harbor
Boothbay Harbor Opera House
One of our guest’s favorite places to spend a relaxing and entertaining evening is the Boothbay Harbor Opera House. Since 1894, this historic music venue has played host to actors and musicians from all over the world! As a prime gathering place for the local community and visitors alike, you won’t want to miss the fabulous performances coming to the opera house this year.
Take a look at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House live music calendar now and find which shows you won’t want to miss!
This ocean-front music venue is a must for your Boothbay Harbor itinerary! The Mine Oyster is home to a pristine raw bar, a shucking bar, and a drink bar. That way, you can enjoy succulent seafood and your favorite cocktail as you listen to some of the best Boothbay Harbor live music. You can expect to see bands from a wide variety of genres including American blues, country, and rock n’ roll!
Cap n’ Fish’s Reggae Cruise
Take your love for music to the high seas! On select Sundays from May 27th to September 2nd, the Boothbay Harbor Reggae Cruise transports visitors through the waters of the harbor to the soundtrack of the Dani Tribesmen Reggae band. These Maine artists have performed all over the state since 1985 and have even shared the stage with the likes of Burning Spear and The Band. For the past 20 years, they have played aboard Cap’ n Fish’s Harbor Princess cruise, providing visitors with an unforgettable sunset cruise experience.
The Mystic Mermaid in Boothbay Harbor is one of the area’s newest live music venues! In addition to a funky food menu and a broad selection of beers, wines, and cocktails, the restaurant also features soul-warming live music. You’ll also enjoy beautiful waterfront views that set the perfect backdrop for a memorable evening of food and music.
Experience the Best Music in Boothbay Harbor During Your Stay at Topside Inn
Now that you know where to find incredible music venues in Boothbay Harbor, it’s time to plan your trip! Topside Inn is one of the best places to stay in Boothbay Harbor, offering luxurious amenities and top-notch accommodations. We even serve a delicious gourmet breakfast each morning made with local ingredients. In the evenings, you’ll love our relaxing outdoor spaces that offer rocking chairs and Adirondack chairs to lounge in while enjoying fantastic views of the harbor.
Browse our guest rooms, suites, and cottage today to learn more about the Topside Inn. Then, plan your next getaway with us. We can’t wait to share our beautiful area with you!