Summer Concerts at Spectacle Island

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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.

Grant Richards Trio

Sunday / August 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

In his short career, pianist Grant Richards has performed with many renowned artists including Esperanza Spalding, Eddie Gómez, and Terri Lyne Carrington. Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, Grant has remained active as a performer and teacher both in the Boston music scene and internationally. 

Admission: Free

Oliver Monaco Group

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Oliver Monaco's fluid style, personally and professionally, is his hallmark. Yet he knows that that kind of magic is created by preparing detail by detail, practice session by practice session. 

Admission: Free

Brian D Plautz

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz. 

Admission: FREE

Elena Bonomo Trio

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Comprising Zerlina Devi on piano, Alex Dyring on bass, and Elena Bonomo on drums, Elena Bonomo Trio puts a fresh spin on tunes from the Great American Songbook, drawing influences from fusion, hip-hop, and R&B.

Admission: Free

3 Sudacas

Sunday / July 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

3 Sudacas is a trio formed by Esther Rojas on bass, Eduardo Mercuri on guitar, and Marianella Rojas on vocals and percussion, creating a fusion of music from Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela that explores jazz and pop, among other genres.

Admission: FREE

Eduardo Mercuri

Sunday / June 22, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Guitarist, mandolinist, composer, and arranger Eduardo Mercuri was born in Curitiba, Brazil and grew up listening to his father’s record collection. Since moving to Boston, he has collaborated and performed with artists such as Darren Barrett, the salsa singer Luis Enrique, and the multi Grammy winner Alejandro Sanz. 

Admission: FREE