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, 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)
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
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.
Tyson Jackson first discovered his love of music at age 3 in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Abigail Lim-Kimberg is a Chinese-American harpist, songwriter, and composer from San Francisco, California.
Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.
Jose Soto is a Guatemalan singer-songwriter studying at Berklee College of Music. A versatile performer, he blends Latin music with pop and jazz.
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.
The Venezuelan Project is a Latin jazz group of Venezuelan musicians who met while studying at Berklee College of Music.
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.
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.
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.
Harry Jay is an R&B/funk/hip-hop artist and Berklee College of Music student from Washington, D.C.