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On a few day getaway in the Amherst area and stumbled upon a live performance on a Tuesday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Jeff Daniels with Ben Daniels Band

The venue hasn’t changed much over the past 40 years and it’s still a good spot to catch a show in... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Cummington, Massachusetts
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20 Center St, Northampton, MA 01060-3005
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 26, 2015

First let me say, this is an excellent smaller place to see your favorite performer. Great acoustics, you can sit as close or far from the stage as you want. It has the feeling of an intimate concert just for you and about 200 of...More

3  Thank H L
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

How does the Iron Horse stay in business? Oh, because there's really no competition. And if you want to see music, this is where it is. Plan to eat before you get there, as the food is terrible and overpriced and there are limited options....More

7  Thank bakerofgoods
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a few day getaway in the Amherst area and stumbled upon a live performance on a Tuesday night. Price fair for show. Set up cute, and easy viewing. The bad news to get decent seats you have to get there at 5:30 for a...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The venue hasn’t changed much over the past 40 years and it’s still a good spot to catch a show in an intimate setting. We ate dinner there which consists of sandwich and salad fare with drinks. The food was decent but the service was...More

1  Thank pwcins
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We went to see Jonathan Edwards. He put on a great show. It's just a cool small venue, Pretty good pub fare great way to send an evening!

Thank Dale B
Reviewed March 25, 2018

A gritty little joint with noir charm, staffed by characters straight out of a dime store novel. Unpretentious is an understatement, like your favorite girl who doesn't give a damn what she looks like when you go out together, and you like it that way....More

Thank GeoffFromMass
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place for live music, but they’re having a laugh with the ridiculously over priced drink prices and miserable and staff. Watch a band, drink their water, then go elsewhere for a drink!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Attended my first show after many years of living in and around Northampton. The Venue has seated shows and standing shows. I attended standing in the pit area with seats surrounding in the balcony. There was a dash to get to the tables (first come...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Great venue to get up close and personal with your favorite bands. The rest isn't so great. First, skip the food. We came early to get good seats, ordered burgers and salads. Salads were brought without any dressing and we never did get the dressing...More

1  Thank AlfieandOllie
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I've lived near the Iron Horse for over thirty years and have attended many concerts. The music programming is terrific. But as many have written, the food, the chairs, the bathroom are an embarrassment to this once great venue. You're almost forced to buy the...More

4  Thank PassingLane211
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

In serious need of attention! I have lived in Northampton for 25 years and was always a big fan of the Iron Horse. It had great music acts and decent beer. Perfect for 1993. The place is now awful and needs an update. It has...More

1  Thank Evan B
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary. And for those who seek potty parity? Iron Horse has it. Fun venue for close up and personal music.

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Response from Kaycee12561 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase tickets in advance, but the table are first come-first served, so arrive very early when possible.