Nightlife 2018-09-30T21:04:05-04:00

Small town nightlife in Dorchester is a little livelier than you might think!

Live music

  • Throughout the week, you’ll find live music. While schedules change regularly, check out open mic nights and live music at RAR Brewing, Canvasback Restaurant, Dorchester Center for the Arts, Overflow Cafe, and Johnny’s Tavern. In the warm weather, additional places include Layton’s Chance Winery, Palm Beach Willies, Blue Point Provision Co. at the Hyatt Chesapeake, Snapper’s Waterfront Cafe, and Portside Restaurant. Check their social media for the latest.


  • Layton’s Chance Winery hosts many evening events throughout the year, such as karaoke, live concerts, and more. Check the Layton’s website.


Second Saturdays

Downtown Cambridge shops and galleries invite you to celebrate with them the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm, when galleries host free receptions with wine and snacks and shops offer specials and sales. Downtown Cambridge restaurants are always crowded on Second Saturdays, so be sure to make reservations. Details on the Downtown Cambridge website.

Be sure to check our calendar of events for more entertainment.