Tuesday / June 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.Prudential Center
The Southern City Band is a group of musicians from various locations in the United States: California to Virginia and in between. The group finds common ground in its love of country music.
Tuesday / June 17, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
As a singer and lead guitarist in the rock band Gomez, Ben Ottewell is known for his unmistakable voice and talent for blistering and inspired guitar solos.Buy Tickets
Wednesday / June 18, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.Boston Public Library
The Western Den, the collaborative work of Deni Hlavinka and Chris West, will perform folk-influenced original compositions.
Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.Atlantic Wharf
Danny Istvan Nagy is a small town guy with a downtown sensibility. He was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and moved with his family to Hungary a few years later. One day, when exploring the attic of his family's home, he found his father’s old guitar and fell in love with the sound and feel of it instantly.
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.
Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.Kendall Square's Cambridge Center Plaza
This jazz-rock group, based in Boston and founded in San Diego, plays jazz arrangements and compositions with electric vibrations.
Friday / June 20, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.Boston Public Library
Ahmad El Haggar, an Egyptian singer-songwriter and oud player, will play orginals and covers from the Arab world.
Friday / June 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Since emerging from Austin in the late 2000s, The Band of Heathens has toured and built a following, landing on some of the finest stages in music. Over three studio albums and hundreds of shows each year, it has evolved as a group and broadened its sound.Buy Tickets
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.
Sunday / June 22, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.Longfellow House
Rooted in traditional Scottish and Appalachian old-time music, Jenna and Mairi have developed a sound that celebrates beautiful melodies. The pair met at Berklee and are a product of the Boston music scene.
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 their own.
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 original compositions arranged for voice, percussion, mandolin, guitar, and bass.
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.
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.
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 Boston.
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 alone to London, where she played at renowned venues including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Leigh On Sea Folk Festival, and The Troubadour Club.
Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.Prudential Center
Sterling Rhyne’s original music blends R&B and neo-soul with indie-pop, and she expects to release a project with her band later this year. In the meantime, she leads songwriting workshops for stuents in elementary through high school grades in and around Boston, and she hopes to travel the world leading workshops to inspire youth toward self-expression and social consciousness.
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.
Sunday / July 6, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.Longfellow House
Traditional broken-hearted bluegrass and humor with a twist, High Rock Mountain keeps the audience immersed in this great American tradition and sensibility.
Monday / July 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.Berklee Performance Center
David Tronzo has been voted among the top 100 guitarists of the 20th century and the top 10 jazz guitarists by Musician magazine. He's also been named the Best Guitarist in NYC by the New York Press, and was one of 30 musicians worldwide to receive a nomination for the CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts for music.