Manhattan Short Film Festival

The 26th Annual

MANHATTAN SHORT is the only film festival on the planet to unfold simultaneously, in more than 500 cinemas on six continents.

Sept-28th thru Oct-4th

New England Music Hall of Fame

3rd Annual Awards Event with Live Performances

Including Lizzie Borden & Axes and Robin Lane and the Andrea Gillis Band

Saturday, September 30th – 6:00pm


LIVE in Arlington...

The Ukrainian rock band Antytila have performed in front of thousands of fans over the years, but for now they have swapped the war's front line for the stage! Boston is their 3rd stop on tour...

Sunday, October 1st- 7:30pm

The Lonely Seal

International Film, Screenplay and Music Festival

...the home of “stories aching to be told.

WED - SUN | OCT 4th thru 8th

The Cowsills

One Performance Only!

One of the ’60s best touring acts! Memorable Super Hits, the inspiration behind the hit TV Series The Partridge Family! "A Conversation with THE COWSILLS" ...Live-on-Stage-Pre-Performance with music journalist /author Jim Sullivan

Friday, October 6th - 7:00pm

We Were Famous, You Don’t Remember: The Embarrassment

The long-awaited feature documentary

Ignited by punk’s invasion of the Great Plains, America’s gawkiest and greatest lost rock band battles conformity in Reagan-era Kansas.

Wedneday, October 11th - 7:30pm

Houston Bernard & Friends

Country Music Night at Arlington's Showplace!

Rising Country Music star Houston Bernard is joined on-stage by Tyler James Kelly ...of The Silks and Scarlett Drive for an incomparable night of LIVE! music...

Friday, October 13th - 8:00pm

14th Annual…Blues After Hours

Honoring the legacy of Mai Cramer

Boston born "Monster" Mike Welch returns to a familiar stage with...", full-throttle, hard blues" in the Blues Event-of-the-Year...

Saturday, October 14th - 7:30pm

CHRIS FUNK…Wonderist!

An America's Got Talent Finalist

A MAGIC SHOW WITH LIVE MUSIC! People of all ages and backgrounds will share an experience that helps them believe that ANYTHING is possible!

Sunday, October 15th - 3:00pm

One Hand Don’t Clap

Digitally Restored from 16mm Original

An engaging documentary that traces the history of Calypso and Soca music from their birth through its worldwide diaspora, including its popularization in the 1950s by Harry Belafonte

Wedneday, October 18th - 7:30pm

Matt Kahn…LIVE and On-Stage!

Healed by Love

This is a LIVE event! In a world of endless struggles, love is the answer. If you are ready to end all aspects of struggle and celebrate life as the joy of spiritual expansion, then you are ready to be healed by love.

Thursday, October 19th - 7:30pm

Psychedelic Cinema by Ken Brown

Live Accompaniment by Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra

A far-out journey back into the Psychedelic 60’s, revitalizing cult filmmaker Ken Brown’s Super 8 Films once used as light shows for Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, and The Velvet Underground.

Friday, October 20th - 8:00pm

“Tom Petty Night”

The Greg Klyma Band

Featuring J. Calder, R. Chane, P. Dalton, G. Klyma and A. Santospago ...they do their own stunts, wear no wigs and gather to celebrate the music, life and birthday of an American legend...

Saturday, October 21st - 8:00pm

Boston Pole Fitness presents…

Samhain: An Autumn Celebration

Join us for an unforgettable theatrical pole experience showcasing our exceptional instructors, students, and a performance by our fabulous drag queen host Severity Stone

Sunday, October 22nd - 5:00pm

Common Ground

Saving the planet, one acre at a time.

The film investigates the power of regenerative farming systems –from large to small-scale farming as the key to unlocking more (and healthier) food to feed America and the world beyond.

Tuesday, October 24th - 7:30pm

A.K.A. Doc Pomus

Peter Miller and Will Hechter’s documentary

Jerome Felder emerged as one of the most brilliant songwriters of rock and roll era, writing “Save the Last Dance for Me and hundreds of other hits.

Thursday, October 26th - 7:30pm

Another Tequila Sunrise (LIVE!)

America's Premier Eagles Tribute Band

The entire Another Tequila Sunrise crew returns intact for another rousing evening! Everything from The Eagles songbook to the solo music of Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh.

Saturday, October 28th - 8:00pm

Paul Bielatowicz’s, “NOSFERATU”

Multimedia Live Concert

Costumes are encouraged. Join us for an afternoon of live music, classic horror, creepy costumes and some very special guests…

Sunday, October 29th - 3:00pm

Purple Kiss

The FESTA Tour in Boston

K-pop girl group PURPLE KISS are coming to the USA for the first time ever.

Tuesday, October 31st - 7:30pm

Elis & Tom

"It had to be you"

Recorded over a 16-day period at MGM Studios in Los Angeles, California; Elis Regina and Tom Jobim created one of the most famous records of our history. This is the story of those epic sessions!

Wednesday, November 1st - 7:30pm

The Uncle Louie Variety Show

Lou Greco and Carlo Russo

Making people laugh for years with their characters and sketches while bringing back memories of growing up Italian!

Saturday, November 4th - 8:00pm

Joan Baez: I Am A Noise

An award winning biography on film...

...and a compelling, deeply personal documentary of the iconic Joan Baez; who has never told the full truth of her life, as she experienced it, until now.
Wednesday, November 8th - 7:30pm

Advice for Girls

An All-Women Ski Film

...puts a spotlight on the collective experience of women in the ski industry. The film highlights skiers across generations – from women who hold first descents to young skiers ready to make their mark on the slopes.

Thursday, November 9th - 8:00pm


A Tribute to the Music of Van Halen

The most authentic tribute to the music of Eddie Van Halen and "The only Van Halen tribute to both Hagar and Roth."

Saturday, November 18th - 8:00pm

Leon Beal & Chameleon Entertainment Present

Thankful for the Melodies

Music from the song books of Dionne Warwick, Linda Ronstadt, Roberta Flack, Frankie Valli, Harold Melvin, B.J. Thomas and many more!

Friday, November 24th - 8:00pm

Mountain on Stage

Winter 2023/2024

Mountains on Stage is back to celebrate its third screening at Arlington's Showplace! Experience a great time full of adventure and inspiration with the best mountain movies of the year!

Thursday, December 7th - 7:30pm

The Calamari Sisters - The Feast of the Seven Fishes


Your favorite siblings from Brooklyn (Delphine & Carmela Calamari) are back for the Holiday to celebrate the seasonal rites of laughter and joy!

SAT | SUN - DEC 9th & 10th

The Platters

"Very Merry Christmas Show"

The Platters live on through Herb Reed’s legacy seventy years after the group’s founding. He founded and named them while later becoming a Rock n Roll, Vocal, and GRAMMY® Halls of Fame artist!

Friday, December 22nd - 7:30pm

Sound of Music

SING-A-LONG with on-screen lyrics!

PLAY-A-LONG with your Do Re Mi "Sound of Music" bag of props! MARCH-A-LONG in the ON-STAGE COSTUME PARADE in your Sound-of-Music inspired costume!

TUE DEC 26th - THU DEC 28th

All Star Tribute to The Allman Brothers Band


Arlington's Showplace celebrates New Year's Eve and pays tribute to the founders of what is now known as Southern Rock!
Sunday, December 31st - 9:30pm

On a Winter’s Night - 2024

The Reunion Tour Returns!

Arlington's Show Place of Entertainment welcomes talent of historic fame for another command performance that has made this a fan favorite.

Saturday, January 27th - 8:00pm

13th Annual Arlington Jazz Festival

Featuring: Christian McBride

The Arlington Jazz Festival is presented by the nonprofit ArlingtonJazz.Org

Sunday, April 7th - 7:30pm

No Static

Based in Boston and Ten Musicians Strong...

...performing the music of the incomparable Steely Dan

Saturday, April 13th - 8:00pm

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