Welcome to the Milky Way Lounge & Lanes music and entertainment page. Our programming reflects the diversity of our clientele and of the Jamaica Plain neighborhood. For this month's schedule click on the calendar to the right. Covers vary nightly but we are always 21+ after 9pm. Our calendar is updated at the end of every month, so check back frequently! Or if you'd like to receive montly emails and occassional special announcements — it's easy! Just subscribe to our mailing list and you'll be in the know.
Booking and Promotions
We no longer accept unsolicited demos. For press information or promotional queries, please call 617-524-3740 ext 22.
Submit your demo online:
Sundays at the Milky Way feature a wide range of live entertainment, from drag-king dance to local indie rock, psychedelic sounds and fund raisers!
ALMOST ALL SUNDAYS ARE FREE AND FEATURE THE BEST BANDS FROM THE NORTHEAST PERFORMING AS PART OF OUR FREE SUNDAZE SERIES!!!!!!!!!
FREE BOWL FEBRUARY 2009 THIS MONTH ONLY BOWL FREE SUNDAYS 6 TO 9 PM!
Time: 9:00 PM Doors
Cost: $0 - $5
MMMMMondays Open Lanes and Pool with Pizza Buffet!
All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet just $7 per person!
Time: Open Lanes and Pool-6 to 1 am / Pizza Buffet 6 to 9 pm
Cost: No Cover, All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet is $7
Milky Way Classic Karaoke
Starting in January 2009, we'll have Classic Karaoke hosted by Susan Rice the first Tuesday of every month, no cover!
FREE BOWL FEBRUARY 2009 LANES FREE FROM 6 TO 9 EVERY TUESDAY THIS MONTH!
1/2 price lanes 9 pm to 1 am every tuesday too
Check our calendar for our monthly FREE BOWLING TOURNAMENTS!
Guest DJs, Live Entertainment!
Wednesdays at the Milky Way
FREE BOWL FEBRUARY 2009 LANES FREE 6 TO 9 PM EVERY WEDNESDAY THIS MONTH!
Butler's Choice presents...
Every first wednesday the weirdos @ Butler's Choice bring to us another take on the talk show/game show format. Weird and funny and wonderful.
9:00 PM, 21+, $5
BOVINE SKA, ROCKSTEADY & REGGAE SOUND SYSTEM W/ DJ GENEROSO
EVERY 2nd wednesday!
9:00PM 21+ FREE!
3rd Wednesdays with
Soulkore: Stardust Open Stage
Hosted by DJ Nomadik
4th (or last) Wednesdays
DJs Stella, Patrick, and Dafna
Hot queer dance party!
From the Blow to Lil Kim to Patrick Wolf.
10PM, 21+ Always Free!
Time: 9:00-10:00PM based on event
Cost: Free unless otherwise noted
DJ / Dance Parties
There is no DJ planned yet for this date. Please check back shortly for an update!
Each Thursday the Milky Way hosts some of the best DJs and dance parties in town. So good - we won the 2008 Boston Phoenix Readers' Poll for Best Dance/DJ!
Our Thursdays focus on hip hop, dance, uptempo, club, disco, and remix music from all around the world and right here in Boston.
Shake Em Down w/ DJs Devlin + Knife
Todo Mundo w/ DJ Lone Wolf + Guests
Hella Juice w/ DJs Neebor + Leanski
Bass Invaders w/ DJs Ghostdad + Nick
Live Acts & Hot Parties
From dance parties to Indie Rock, Latin Jazz to local underground hip hop, we pride ourselves on our eclectic booking policy. Past performances include Le Tigre, Mango Blue, Hybrasil, Mary Timony, and Either/Orchestra just to name a few.
Please check back soon as this Friday date is still in the planning stages. Thanks!
Time: 9:30 pm
Cost: Varies per night, $6-$10 average
Mango's Latin Dance
Mangos Latin Dance Night
w/ DJ El Kanario
Check us out on MySpace!
9:00 PM Doors and Salsa Lessons with MetaMovements
$10, Ladies free before 10:30 PM and $5 before 11:30 PM
21+, Dress to Impress! No hats, hoodies, tank-tops (men), or shorts!
The hottest Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Reggaeton around is being spun @ Mango's!!!
If you love to dance, this is the night for you! If you want to learn how to dance salsa or improve your skills, we can help! Come at 9 pm for a lesson with Anara & Carlos of MetaMovements.
Salsa Lessons are $10, and are included in men's paid admission.
Time: 9 pm