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Performing Arts



Angkor Dance Troupe

P.O. Box 1553
Lowell, MA 01853
The mission of the Angkor Dance Troupe is to preserve, develop and teach the traditions of Cambodian performance arts; promote an increased understanding and appreciation for Cambodian culture through educational programs and professional public performances; support the work of Cambodian dancers in the U.S. and Cambodia; and provide in-depth, high quality arts training and leadership development opportunity for inner-city youth.


Lowell Memorial Auditorium

50 East Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
The Lowell Memorial Auditorium plays a starring role in the region's cultural and entertainment scene. Bill Cosby, The Irish Tenors, Tom Jones, Melissa Etheridge, Bruce Springsteen and internationally acclaimed musicals, such as Cats and Fosse, have played to sold-out audiences here. It is also the site where boxing greats Rocky Marciano and Marvelous Marvin Hagler won their first Golden Gloves championships. Grand architecture, a magnificent setting along the Concord River and elaborate renovations have made Lowell Memorial Auditorium the venue of choice in the Merrimack Valley.


Merrimack Repertory Theatre

132 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Founded in 1979 by a group of committed community leaders, MRT’s mission is “to advance the cause of human understanding by creating theatrical productions at the highest level of artistic excellence and making them affordable to the broadest possible community.” MRT’s unique artistic vision is shaped by a passion for excellence, a profound commitment to its community, and an enduring spirit of exploration. MRT strives to enhance the community’s life while contributing to its economic strength, measuring success by the depth of the company’s artistic and social contribution to the region.


Image Theater

The Image Theater Company is a Massachusetts not for profit corporation that produces original, unpublished theatrical plays and musicals by New England playwrights and composers.


Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell

300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Lowell, MA 01852
Opened and dedicated on January 27th, 1998, the arena proudly bears the name of the late Senator Paul E. Tsongas, a Lowell native. They are one of Massachusetts newest venues providing quality entertainment for all ages. The arena is home to the Lowell Devils, of the American Hockey League and the NCAA Division I UMass-Lowell River Hawks hockey team.



Lowell Summer Music Series

P.O. Box 217
Lowell, MA 01853  
The Lowell Summer Music Series is a non-profit program committed to bringing great music to Lowell at reasonable prices.


UMass Lowell Center for the Arts

35 Wilder Street, Suite 1
Lowell, MA 01854-3081
Box Office: 978-934-4444 
The Center for the Arts offers professional, nationally and internationally known performing arts in two distinctive programs; the STARTS (Students and Teacher Arts) Series which offers a variety of high quality performing arts experiences for students during the school day and the Discovery Series which is offered to families on Sunday afternoons throughout the year. All performances are selected for their high artistic quality, family appeal and age appropriateness.


New England Orchestra

40 French Street
Lowell, MA 01852
NEO, Lowell's first professional chamber orchestra, aims to be a cultural destination that offers new, diverse musical programming. Founded by Kay George Roberts in 2004, NEO emphasizes a celebration of Hispanic, African, American, and Asian heritage in classical music and its mission is to create a vital artistic partnership with the greater Lowell community by linking cultures through music and cultivating an appreciation for diversity.


The Gentlemen Songsters of Lowell

233 Appleton Street
Lowell, MA 01852
All we do is harmony. The Gentlemen Songsters have been causing harmony in and around Lowell since 1986. Formed as a chapter of The Barbershop Harmony Society, The Gentlemen Songsters have weekly meetings where they sing, rehearse, laugh, and cheer...always in 4 part harmony. All are welcome to visit our meetings and learn with us. The Gentlemen Songsters enjoy contributing to the community of culture in Lowell and enjoy opportunities to perform throughout The Merrimack Valley.  


Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra

PO Box 1403
Lowell, MA 01853
The mission of the orchestra is to enrich the culture of the greater Lowell community through free classical music concerts. Through these concerts, they give local musicians an opportunity to perform in an orchestra and share their love of music with the community. Their particular focus is to encourage young musicians and give them rehearsal and performing opportunities that will help them grow musically.


Downtown Dancewear

122 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852


Steppin’ Out Ballroom Dance Studio

1201 Westford Street
Lowell, MA 01851


Donna Miceli Dance Center

649 Lawrence Street, 4th Floor
Lowell, MA 01852



CAMOLA Kids Dance Troupe

United Teen Equality Center  
UTEC offers New York Style Salsa, Step and House Dance classes for teens and young adults.


119 Gallery

119 Chelmsford Street
Lowell, MA 01852
119 Gallery offers several dance, yoga and movement classes throughout the year.


What Are You Doing Tonight?  
Links to musical artists, events and live music venues in and around Lowell. Free band and club registration.



219 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852


University Music

1717 Middlesex Street
Lowell, MA 01851


Brew’d Awakening Coffeehaus

61 Market Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Brew’d Awakening hosts a Reader’s Series, a Music Night and Poetry Open Mic and Slam on a regular basis. Check their Calendar for event times and listings.

Eggroll Café

110 University Avenue
Lowell, MA. 01854
The Eggroll Cafe hosts an Open Mic at their venue and encourages all artists to participate in the Open Mic - musicians, songwriters, acoustic artists, poets, comedians, and more. Please check their Calendar for the scheduled Open Mic Nights and other events.

Wonka Sound

225 Stedman Street, #21
Lowell, MA 01851
Wonka Sound is a Pro Tools HD3 facility that is designed to be as comfortable as it is professional. Whether you are recording rock, pop, hip-hop, folk, or anything in-between-you will find a warm and relaxing environment to get your project finished with ease.


Cambodian Folktale/Theater—Light of Cambodian Children, Inc.

9 Central Street, Suite 203
Lowell, MA 01852
Raksmei Kone Khmer is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1998 by a group of young and young-adult Khmer-Americans living in the New England areas. Their mission is to build a future based on non-violence, caring, understanding, and humanitarian relief for children in Cambodia as well as Khmer American youth in the United States.


The Space - "The Place for Music"
Rehearsal & Recording Facility

150 Western Avenue Mill B, Unit 5-A
Lowell, MA 01852
Fully-equipped rehearsal rooms with amplifiers, drums, PA system and keyboards. All you need to do is plug in your guitars and play or belly up to the mike and stretch out your vocal cords. Sit back in one of the plush leather seats and enjoy a cappuccino or latte from our WiFi-enabled café. The Space is available for classes, open mic nights, special events and art exhibits.