Close up of man playing acoustic guitar

Where to See Live Music in Camden

The village of Camden is a cozy, coastal town, full of artists and other creative types. From schooner bums to visiting popular musicians, there's always some great live music to be found in Camden. Enjoy wandering the picturesque streets of this Maine village and then take in some local music. The next time you're on a lark to our boutique Camden hotel Whitehall, here is where you can enjoy live music in Camden.

Camden Opera House | 29 Elm St, Camden | (207) 236-7963

This historic theater has hosted musical acts and performing arts for over 100 years. Built in 1894 and host to all manner of community productions and national acts through the years, the Camden Opera House is still one of the premiere places to see live music in Camden. With a thorough renovation in 1993, the theater now boasts state-of-the-art sound and comfortable seats. Catch bluegrass, blues, jazz, and comedians at this downtown Camden theater.

Drouthy Bear | 50 Elm St, Camden | (207) 236-2327

Meaning "thirsty" in Scottish, this downtown Camden pub regularly hosts live music in the bar. With a classic British pub vibe, this bar and restaurant has a great selection of single malts and whiskeys, as well as craft beer. The cozy pub is located in a historic house with small rooms, so the music is front and center if you're seated in the bar. Come prepared to raise a pint and make some friends.

Cuzzy's | 21 Bay View St, Camden | (207) 236-3272

Venture down the side street of Bay View to find this no-frills local bar. With live music and karaoke upstairs, Cuzzy's is the place to dance the night away. Cheap drinks, hearty pub fare, and a host of local characters make this one of our favorite places in Camden to see live music. If you're in the mood for a rocking night out, Cuzzy's is the spot.