Summer Concerts at Boston Public Library
Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Today, the Central Library is a “palace for the people” that houses 23 million items and attracts visitors and researchers from around the world. Come by on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. (June-August) to hear a wide variety of Berklee performers in the Library’s Courtyard. (View Map)
Featuring exuberant, atmospheric, and smoky vocals that induce listeners into a hypnotic state, Cleo Reed is a genre-bending alternative R&B artist.
Sweet Petunia is a Boston, Massachusetts–based, harmony-driven folk and Americana duo composed of musicians Madison Simpson and Mairead Guy that uses powerful lyricism to bring love, advocacy, and the roots tradition to the college DIY scene.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
GOLDSPACE, a producer and singer-songwriter duo based in Boston, Massachusetts, features a blend of future R&B and hip-hop. Despite releasing only three singles, the band has appeared multiple times on Spotify's biggest playlists.
Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.
Noah y Maurizio melds the traditional and contemporary music of North and South America into a unified sound with a lineup of Boston’s finest virtuoso string players.
Hannah Siglin is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from the Inland Northwest. Raised on folk music and studied in classical training, she writes in a variety of styles, specializing as a top-line writer and frontwoman of her four-piece roots band.
Juan Carlos Ruiz is an accomplished singer and multi-instrumentalist from Venezuela who recently joined forces with Berklee alumnus Maurizio Fiore, a guitarist and cuatro player also from Venezuela.
Safiya Leslie is a vocalist and New York City native who is pursuing a dual degree in music production and engineering and music business/management at Berklee College of Music.
Tania Mesa is a crossover-style violinist and singer from the Canary Islands in Spain with degrees in classical violin performance and contemporary music.
Born and raised in England, Francesca Rijks, a.k.a. CESKIE, is a classically trained violinist, producer, and entrepreneur. Influenced by EDM, rock, and R&B, she connects with listeners through the honesty and depth of her sound.
Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, John Holmes, known professionally as John MurRay, is a 21-year-old hip-hop artist who has garnered praise in communities across the U.S. for his creative sound and inventive wordplay.
Solo Smith is an artist and producer from Memphis, Tennessee, whose sound blends neo-soul, hip-pop, and alternative music.
Mariano Escalona is a drummer, percussionist, singer, and arranger from Caracas, Venezuela.
Autumn Jones is a soulful singer-songwriter from Maplewood, New Jersey, graduating from the same high school as Lauryn Hill, one of her inspirations.