Summer Concerts at Boston Public Library

E.g., 2018-09-20
E.g., 2018-09-20

Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Today, this “palace for the people” 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.

Mariano Escalona

Wednesday / August 29, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Mariano Escalona is a drummer, percussionist, singer, and arranger from Caracas, Venezuela.

Admission: Free

Autumn Jones

Wednesday / August 22, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Autumn Jones is a soulful singer-songwriter from Maplewood, New Jersey, graduating from the same high school as Lauryn Hill, one of her inspirations.

Admission: Free

Tyson Jackson

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Tyson Jackson first discovered his love of music at age 3 in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida.

Admission: Free

Abigail Lim-Kimberg

Wednesday / August 8, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Abigail Lim-Kimberg is a Chinese-American harpist, songwriter, and composer from San Francisco, California.

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.

Admission: Free

Jose Pablo Soto

Wednesday / July 25, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Jose Soto is a Guatemalan singer-songwriter studying at Berklee College of Music. A versatile performer, he blends Latin music with pop and jazz.

Admission: Free

One Drop: A Bob Marley Tribute

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

One Drop: A Bob Marley Tribute is a large band featuring local musicians and Berklee College of Music students and alumni. Founded and led by drummer Luke Appleton-Webster, its mission is to faithfully present the repertoire of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Admission: Free

Venezuelan Project

Wednesday / July 11, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

The Venezuelan Project is a Latin jazz group of Venezuelan musicians who met while studying at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Safiya Leslie

Wednesday / June 27, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Brooks Robertson

Wednesday / June 20, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Fingerstyle guitarist Brooks Robertson doesn’t need much more than two thumbs, eight fingers, and six strings on a wooden box to carry listeners away. He utilizes superb technical ability to play bass, rhythm, and melody simultaneously and surpass the borders of conventional genres.

Admission: Free

Triple Tea

Wednesday / June 13, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Harry Jay

Wednesday / June 6, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Harry Jay is an R&B/funk/hip-hop artist and Berklee College of Music student from Washington, D.C.

Admission: Free