Summer Concerts at Berklee After 5
Armed with his bass and voice, Josiah Contreras, a.k.a. Red Elk, plays what he calls “Native soul,” combining modern groove-based styles (funk, soul, folk, and rock) with elements of Native American music (rhythms, chants, flutes, and percussion).
Formed at Berklee in 2016, Triple Tea is a cinematic/progressive jazz trio influenced by a variety of styles, from pop and electronic to jazz and film music.
Blazing across a wide variety of styles, Spencer Nicholson’s groovy and soulful expressions are a revolution of modern pop music. With influences from Allen Stone to Justin Timberlake and Michael Bublé, the Canadian singer-songwriter presents a classic yet innovative style with a smooth and contagious vibe.
Kelly Vargas is an emerging singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from New York whose styles include acoustic pop, R&B, and soul.
Harry Jay is an R&B/funk/hip-hop artist and Berklee College of Music student from Washington, D.C.
Yanina is a sultry and soulful singer-songwriter and music business major from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her influences include Lauryn Hill, Lalah Hathaway, Esperanza Spalding, Beyoncé, and Lianne La Havas.
Neo-soul/pop/R&B artist Danielle Juhre, who records simply as Danielle, is an award-winning soul and pop artist from Chicago, Illinois.
Nick Ricks is a classically trained pianist who is an avid composer and songwriter in genres such as R&B, funk, and neo-romantic.
Sam Robbins is a New England–based Americana/country singer-songwriter.
Dom Jones is an artist, singer-songwriter, MC, poet, author, orator, and vocal producer from Oakland, California.
Gary Kerkezou is a drummer and violinist currently attending Berklee College of Music.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
Maria Wadman (Maria Rowinska) grew up amid many musical cultures and languages, but nothing influenced her musical sensibility more than the sound of bossa nova and samba on her father’s guitar.
Naty Hernandez, or simply Naty, is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, acoustic and electric bassist native of Medellín, Colombia.
Hailing from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Mitch is a singer-songwriter whose styles vary from reggae, pop-rock, soul, and funk.
Joaquina Mertz is a Mexican singer-songwriter who is passionate about performance and the connection between her, the band, and the audience.
Nicolás Emden is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and conductor from Osorno, Chile.
Brazilian singer Mirella Costa recorded her first solo CD, Minha Arca, in 2016.
Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.
Born in Zimbabwe and raised in Europe, Mufaro Kambarami has been molded from a love of music from a very young age.
Olivia Swann is an emerging singer-songwriter who has created original work with a unique sound as a female R&B/pop artist.
With a career spanning more than 12 years, Elvin Rodriguez is a guitarist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
From Lisbon, Portugal, MARO is a singer-songwriter, pianist, and guitarist.