Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

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Past Events

Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.

Common Thread

Thursday / August 28, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Common Thread is a collective of like-minded musicians from all over the world brought together by a passion for good vibes and music that makes you move, and the purpose of building musicianship in one another.

Admission: FREE

Oyinda

Thursday / August 21, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Oyinda is an alternative-influenced electronic-pop singer and songwriter with a unique sense of cinematic storytelling.

Admission: FREE

Song Yi

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Hailing from South Korea, the singer and composer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener.

Admission: FREE

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.

Admission: FREE

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.

Admission: FREE

LowTone Society

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

The members of LowTone Society came together in the fall of 2011 from diverse backgrounds and sharing a pure love of making music. Collectively they draw from musical training and experience in everything from jazz to classical to hip-hop, and from to gospel to reggae and dancehall. 

Admission: FREE

Grey Season

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Grey Season electrifies living room music, perching harmonies atop a sound that envelopes folk in rock 'n' roll.

Admission: FREE

Satarra

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Satarra, a singer-songwriter from Atlanta, is rooted in R&B, indie rock, and world music. She focuses on bringing a fresh sound to the forefront of the music scene and will move you with stunning, potent lyrics and an authentic sound.

Admission: Free

The Erin Bentlage Group

Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Somewhere between Vermont and the sound of Billie Holiday and others, Erin Bentlage creates the organic quality of folk and the stylings of jazz. She and her group will present original compositions and arrangements ranging from Brazilian ballads to American Songbook standards.

Admission: Free

Apoena

Thursday / June 12, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Apoena’s music is a concise mixture of the many types he heard throughout childhood. Coming from a family of actors, musicians, acrobats, and variety performers, his influences range from Brazilian folk and pop to contemporary indie rock and world jazz. 

Admission: Free