Summer Concerts at Boston Public Library

E.g., 2020-08-12
E.g., 2020-08-12

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)

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

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

Sweet Petunia

Wednesday / August 28, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Cleo Reed posing with a computer on a desk

Cleo Reed

Wednesday / August 21, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Featuring exuberant, atmospheric, and smoky vocals that induce listeners into a hypnotic state, Cleo Reed is a genre-bending alternative R&B artist.

Admission: Free

the duo gold space pose together

GOLDSPACE

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

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. 

Admission: Free