Summer Concerts at Atlantic Wharf

Atlantic Wharf is a perfect waterfront location for music, a walk, and lunch. Situated on the Boston Harborwalk, Berklee bands perform Latin music and/or jazz every Thursday at noon. Whether you pack a lunch or buy from a local restaurant, enjoy views of the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum, the Children's Museum, and Boston Harbor. (View Map)

 

Mauricio Morales

Thursday / June 11, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Mauricio Morales, a Mexican acoustic and electric bass player, performs.

Admission: Free

Lizje in Blue

Thursday / June 18, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Lizje in Blue is the name given to a group of talented musicians who come together to create soulful music.

Admission: Free

Alea

Thursday / June 25, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Alea is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez, an artist whose unique style of music fuses jazz, Latin, African, and Colombian folk sounds.

Admission: Free

3 Sudacas

Thursday / July 2, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

3 Sudacas, who met as Berklee students two years ago and have been playing together ever since, perform. 

Admission: Free

Josh Shpak Band

Thursday / July 9, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Rising trumpeter/composer Josh Shpak has collected a quintet of some of the brightest young talents in music today, creating a group steeped in the history of jazz that generates a sonic palette more accessible to young listeners of the modern era.

Admission: Free

The Nasty Candombe Project

Thursday / July 16, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Nacho González presents the Nasty Candombe Project, an Afro-Uruguayan groove mixed with jazz and funk.

Admission: Free

Mixcla

Thursday / July 23, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Mixcla is led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion.

Admission: Free

Carlos Capacho: The Cuatro Project

Thursday / July 30, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Carlos Capacho performs his music on the Venezuelan cuatro.

Admission: Free

Past Events

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

Crosswalk Anarchy

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

Atlantic Wharf

Crosswalk Anarchy is five Boston-based musicians who seek to blow your mind with an arsenal of sophisticated hip-hop fusion originals that have you singing along.

Admission: Free

Kel Do Nascimento

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

Atlantic Wharf

KeL is a Brazilian singer-songwriter who moved to Boston in 2011. Influenced by artists like Corinne Bailey Rae, Susan Tedeschi, Hiatus Kaiyote, and others, her group combines jazz piano, rock solos, and fresh pop grooves, with smooth Brazilian melodies.
 

Admission: Free

Kiri’s Quartet

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

Atlantic Wharf

Kiri's Quartet stemmed from a group of four friends who enjoy music with influences from B.B. King all the way to Robert Glasper. 

Admission: Free

Luis D’Elias Ensemble

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

Atlantic Wharf

Using Venezuela as a point of departure, the Luis D'Elias Ensemble blends traditional South American music with contemporary jazz, rock, and classical music. 

Admission: Free

Son d’ LePua

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

Atlantic Wharf

Son d’ LePua was formed from a mix of Latin and European sounds. Centered on jazz, its members experiment and explore the richness of both cultures.
 

Admission: Free

Jacinta Clusellas

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

Atlantic Wharf

This performance has been canceled due to weather. Jacinta Clusellas brings together jazz, Argentinean folk, and other Latin styles. 

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 textures of hip-hop producers of the last two decades, combined with the rhythmic and harmonic freedom of jazz improvisation.
 

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 full of sincerity.

Admission: Free

Cole Schuster Trio

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

Atlantic Wharf

This performance has been canceled due to weather.  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

Danny Nagy Group

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. 
 

Admission: Free

Arreana Jaye

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

Atlantic Wharf

Raised in northern Denmark, Arreana Jaye brings Scandinavian folklore to her music, along with some interesting grooves. She draws inspiration from across the artistic spectrum, from George Gershwin to Becca Stevens, and puts her own twist on the standards. 

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Lizje in Blue

Thursday / June 5, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Lizje Sarria was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Colombia. Her soulful sound is influenced by jazz, blues, Latin, and soul music.

Admission: Free