Frequently Asked Questions

What is your Covid Protocol ?

There are updated health and safety requirements to attend the night time shows – (not required during the day)
With the number of COVID-19 cases rising due to the Delta Variant, all attendees of this event must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of attending the event. In attending the event you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party attending the event:
-Are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after final dose) and provide proof of vaccination; i.e. original vaccination card, copy of vaccination card, picture of vaccination card, OR
-Will take a COVID-19 diagnostic test (PCR or antigen) within 72 hours of each event and before entry to the facility and will provide proof of negative result to security prior to entry into the facility, AND
-Will not attend the event if you have recently been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case or are exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 in the 24 hour period prior to the event
The Town of Nantucket offers free vaccination and testing resources for residents. Please visit for Covid-19 testing or for info on the Covid-19 vaccine- The Chicken Box


Where are you located?
We are at 14 Dave Street on Nantucket. Near the main rotary, across from the Stop & Shop.
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How do I find out what band is performing and when?
Check the calendar section of site or call the club at 508-228-9717.

How do I get tickets for shows?
For National acts you can buy tickets online on our website or at The Chicken Box from 12-7pm. For other shows you can just pay at the door.

What time do bands go on stage? Until when do they play?
Most bands begin at 10pm and end their set at 1am, with a short break in between. Some national acts only perform a single 90-120 minute set – so they take the stage at approximately 11pm, and play until 1am without a break.

When are you open?
We open at noon everyday. Last call is 1am.

When are you closed?
Never! We are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We may doze, but we don’t close.

How old do I have to be to get into The Box?
We are strictly a 21+ club.

Do you accept credit cards?
Yes. Visa, Master Card, Amex, Discover.

Do you have an ATM?
Yes. It has a big ATM sign on it and it spits out money. Cool, huh?

OK. You have live music. But what else can you do for me?
We have 10 TV’s, a ping pong table, 7 dart boards, 3 pool tables, and beer, wine, and spirits.

Can I smoke in The Box?
You can’t smoke “in” The Box, but we do have a smoking deck.

Can I take my drink on the smoking deck?

Are there hotels near The Box?
There are lots of inns and hotels near us. Nantucket Accommodations can help you find a room (508-228-9559).

How do I get my band booked at The Box?
Email Packy Norton at

What music equipment does The Box have?
See our Tech Specs page.

Who do I contact for technical information regarding the sound system and back line equipment?
Contact Packy Norton

Can I rent The Box for a private function?
Yes. Please submit requests to

How can I purchase Box gear?
We sell a variety of Chicken Box shirts, hats, and stickers. You can purchase them online, or at the bar.

How do I contact The Box?
The club phone number is 508-228-9717. Full contact info can be found here.

How do I get a ‘Box Pass’?
It’s a local thing.