Berklee Summer in the City

The Western Den

Tuesday / June 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Prudential Center
Driven by a passion to create music with purpose, Deni Hlavinka and Chris West formed the Western Den in 2013 to blend compelling folk harmonies with ambient textures, producing a sound all...
Admission: Free

3 Sudacas

Wednesday / June 25, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
3 Sudacas is three students at Berklee from Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia performing traditional and unique compositions arranged for voice, percussion, mandolin, guitar, and bass. They have each...
Admission: Free

Cole Schuster Trio

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
A versatile guitar player with virtuosic technique, Cole Schuster has shared the stage with jazz greats including Wycliffe Gordon, the Clayton Brothers, Jeff Hamilton, and Wynton Marsalis. ...
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...
Admission: Free

Jan Esbra Quartet

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Square's Cambridge Center Plaza
The Jan Esbra Quartet plays original compositions of all the band members. Originating in the fall of 2011, the Jan Esbra Quartet has recorded in the Berklee studios and performed in and around...
Admission: Free

Miriam Elhajli

Friday / June 27, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Boston Public Library
Her sound recalls Joan Baez and Buffy Sainte-Marie along with a touch of Delta Blues, so it's difficult to believe singer-songwriter Miriam Elhajli is only 19. Last summer Elhajli traveled to...
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 vocaks and percussion, creating a fusion of music from Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela and...
Admission: FREE

High Rock Mountain

Sunday / July 6, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
Playing traditional broken-hearted bluegrass with freshness and groove, the members of High Rock Mountain come from all over the country to perform together and attend Berklee. Hailing form Columbia...
Admission: Free

341 Trio

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
341 Trio is a jazz group with an original mix of styles, backgrounds, and cultures. Its members come from different parts of the world, bringing music that gives this band an eclectic and rich sound...
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. The variety show that is a Grey Season performance may include the occasional...
Admission: FREE

Tomas Latorre Quartet

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Square's Cambridge Center Plaza
Tomas Latorre Quartet started playing together in fall 2013. With Josh Plotner on sax and flute, Evan Waarama on piano, Tiago Michelin on drums, the group is led by Tomas Latorre on bass. They play...
Admission: Free

Meredith Snyder / Cat and the Moon / The Frotations

Saturday / July 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Georges Island
Meredith Snyder, Cat and the Moon, and the Frotations each perform their original music ranging from folk to bluegrass to neo-soul.  Their music pulls from a variety of influences: a blend of...
Admission: Free

Frotations

Saturday / July 12, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Derby Square, Salem
  Forged in 2011 by singer-songwriter Chris Kazarian and bass player Pedro Ribiero, the Frotations (originally known as K.A.Z.) are a musical experiment centered on Chris's writing and...
Admission: Free

Shay’s Motel

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Shay's Motel is a hip-hop band based in Boston that blends the spontaneity of free jazz with hard hitting danceable grooves and original poetry. Its sound can be likened to the sampled...
Admission: Free

Common Thread

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
Common Thread is a collective of like-minded musicians from all over the globe, brought together by a passion for good vibes and music that makes you move, and the purpose of building musicianship in...
Admission: FREE

Fabio Rojas Trio

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Square's Cambridge Center Plaza
Hailing from Valencia, Venezuela, Rojas began his musical studies with drums at the age of 13. By 19, he was playing with the most acclaimed and recognized jazz musicians in Venezuela, such as Pablo...
Admission: Free

Common Thread

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
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...
Admission: FREE

Laney Jones

Sunday / July 20, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Longfellow House
Laney Jones’s songwriting is as quirky and charming as her upbringing in rural Mount Dora, Fla. Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, she spins tall tales of life...
Admission: Free

Jacinta Clusellas

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Jacinta Clusellas brings together jazz, Argentinean folk, and other Latin styles. She has performed at the Outside the Box Festival, the Boston Book Festival, and the Regattabar in Cambridge Video...
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...
Admission: FREE

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