Marquees and Magic Bags


If you’ve ever spent a hot summer night in the throes of loud music and a crowded Magic Bag, you already know just how popular this place can be. And with a shining marquee that over the years has proudly sported the names of world-famous artists and doe-eyed hopefuls, plus the best sound man in town and a litany of top-shelf acts to pick from, it’s no wonder that the Bag has become a suburban oasis for all types of music lovers. Whether you are a hardcore rocker, a Phish-loving hippie, a jazzhead or a world music aficionado, the Bag is your kind of place. Be sure to check out their Thursday Night Brew and View events (a revolving door of popular feature films and suds), and their weekly concerts.

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